Free Tastings (Week of 9/4/13)

Wednesday, Sep 04, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Brooklyn Republic Vodka

Featuring:
Brooklyn Republic Vodka – (LTR)
USA, New York

 

Thursday Sep 05, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Wines of Koyle

Featuring:
Koyle “Royale” Carmenère – 2009 (750)
Red, Chile, Colchagua
Koyle Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserva – 2010 (750)
Red, Chile, Colchagua

Meet the Winemaker: Elk Cove
Elk Cove Vineyards is one of the oldest and most highly esteemed producers in Oregon, and this Thursday they’re coming to Astor! Stop by and taste the vibrant Pinot Gris and fresh Pinot Noir, and chat with the winemaker about how they were made.

Featuring:
Elk Cove Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley – 2011 (375)
Red, USA, Oregon
Elk Cove, Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley – 2012 (750)
White, USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley

Belle de Brillet and Delamain Cognacs

Featuring:
Belle de Brillet, Pear Liqueur – (750)
France
Delamain Pale & Dry – (750)
France, Cognac
Delamain Vesper Grande Champagne Cognac – (750)
France, Cognac

 

Friday, Sep 06, 2013

El Dorado Rums
El Dorado, one of our favorite rum distilleries, creates a range of rums, and each one is impressive. The white rum is uncommonly complex; the 15 Year is tropical and spicy; and the High Strength bottling is full of candied goodness. Stop by and taste the trio this Friday at Astor!

Featuring:
El Dorado 3 Yr. White Rum – (750)
Guyana
El Dorado Special Reserve 15 Yr. Rum – (750)
Guyana
El Dorado High Strength 151 Rum – (750)
Guyana

Valli Unite
Piedmont’s Valli Unite produces some truly compelling wines. Try this big, jammy red made from Croatina, and their honeyed, bright, Biodynamic white made from Cortese. These are two wines you definitely don’t see every day, so be sure to stop by for a taste!

Featuring:
Colli Tortonesi “Marmote,” Valle Unite – 2007 (750)
Red, Italy, Piedmont
Cortese “Bianchino”, Valli Unite – NV (750)
White, Italy, Piedmont

Empire State of Wine
New York isn’t just home to the world’s best pizza and bagels – we’ve got some pretty amazing wine, too! Stop by on Friday and we’ll prove it to you.

Featuring:
Atwater Estate Syrah – 2009 (750)
Red, USA, New York, Finger Lakes
Fox Run “Doyle Vineyard” Chardonnay – 2012 (750)
White, USA, New York, Finger Lakes

 

Saturday Sep 07, 2013 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Meet the Winemaker: Vietti

Featuring:
Arneis, Vietti – 2012 (750)
White, Italy, Piedmont
Nebbiolo “Perbacco”, Vietti – 2008 (750)
Red, Italy, Piedmont, Alba
Barbera d’Alba “Tre Vigne”, Vietti – 2009 (750)
Red, Italy, Piedmont, Alba

Enjoy A Sorel Snow Cone Today
Sorel Hibiscus Liwueur will be made into a refreshing snow cone for your enjoyment. Stop by and try one while tey last!

Featuring:
Sorel Artisanal Liqueur – (750)
USA, New York
Sunday Sep 08, 2013 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pavan

Featuring:
Pavan Liqueur de France – (750)
France