Free Tastings (Week of 7/10/13)

Wednesday, Jul 10, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Celebrate NY with Atsby Vermouth

Featuring:
Atsby Amberthorn Vermouth – (750)
USA, New York
Atsby Armadillo Cake Vermouth – (750)
USA, New York

Thursday Jul 11, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Obscure Grapes
Furmint and Moschofilero? Just your average Thursday evening here at Astor. Taste a dry, hand-harvested Hungarian wine next to a delicious lychee-scented white from the Peloponnese.

Featuring:
Tokaji Furmint, Ch. Pajzos – 2011 (750)
White, Hungary
Mantinia Moschofilero, Tselepo – 2011 (750)
White, Greece, Peloponessos

Guillaumette Genepi Liqueur
Absinthe fans will love this sweet/savory, floral/bitter, rare/beautiful spirit. Taste it with us this Thursday at Astor.

Featuring:
Guillaumette Genepi Liqueur – (375)
France

Gettin’ Hungary
We won’t ask you to pronounce Fekete Béla, or Olaszrizling – all we want you to do is taste them! If you end up loving these wines as much as we do, be sure to come back for our Austria & Hungary wine sale on July 16.

Featuring:
Somloi Juhfark, Fekete Béla – 2009 (750)
White, Hungary, Nagy-Somlo
Szent Ilona Olaszrizling, Spiegelberg – 2010 (750)
White, Hungary, Nagy-Somlo
Item #: 28466

Friday, Jul 12, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Try a Jackie Brown Cocktail
Sorel Hibiscus Liqueur is added to rum, clove syrup, and fresh lemon to make a Jackie Brown. Yum! Stop by and try one today.

Featuring:
Sorel Artisanal Liqueur – (750)
USA, New York

Wines from Wimmer-Czerny
The Czerny family has been on their land in Austria for over 250 years. Non-interventionist winemaker Hans Czerny uses hand-harvested fruit and natural yeasts to make his Grüner Veltliner; the St. Laurent has a delightful combination of blackberry and clay notes.

Featuring:
St. Laurent, Wimmer-Czerny – 2009 (750)
Red, Austria, Wagram
Grüner Veltliner “Fumberg”, Wimmer Czerny – 2011 (750)
White, Austria, Wagram

Zweigelts
Get to know Zweigelt, Austria’s beloved red grape! Both of these wines are sophisticated yet fun, and they are positively oozing with dark berry flavors. Stop by and try them this Friday – and come back for our Austria & Hungary sale on July 16!

Featuring:
Zweigelt, Rosi Schuster – 2010 (750)
Red, Austria, Burgenland
Zweigelt, Umathum – 2011 (750)
Red, Austria

Saturday Jul 13, 2013 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Domaine de Canton

Featuring:
Domaine de Canton Ginger Liqueur – (750)
France

Great Summer Whites

Featuring:
Grüner Veltliner, Lustig – 2011 (LTR)
White, Austria
Ischia Bianco Terradei, Tommasone – 2011 (750)
White, Italy, Campania

Sunday Jul 14, 2013 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Pavan Bastille Day

Featuring:
Pavan Liqueur de France – (750)
France