Free Tastings (Week of 7/24/13)

Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Cabo Wabo Tasting
Come to Astor this Wednesday and try this ever-popular tequila from Cabo Wabo. It’s smooth, citrusy, and mellow.

Featuring:
Cabo Wabo Reposado Tequila – (750)
Mexico, Jalisco, Highlands, NOM 1440

 

Thursday Jul 25, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Reds for Grillin’
‘Tis the season… to sit around eating charred, smoky, unbelievably tasty food all day long. If you’re headed to a barbecue soon, bring along one of these bottles and you’ll be all set.

Featuring:
Le Petit Manou, Médoc – 2009 (750)
Red, France, Bordeaux, Médoc
Quinta do Monte d’Oiro “Lybra” Syrah – 2006 (750)
Red, Portugal

Reds for Grillin’
‘Tis the season… to sit around eating charred, smoky, unbelievably tasty food all day long. If you’re headed to a barbecue soon, bring along one of these bottles and you’ll be all set.

Featuring:
Ch. Aney, Haut-Médoc – 2009 (750)
Red, France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc
Álvaro Castro Tinto, Dão – 2009 (750)
Red, Portugal, Dão

 

Friday Jul 26, 2013 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Refreshing Summer Whites
When it’s approximately one billion degrees out, this is what we like to drink: clean wines with racy streaks of minerality and just the lightest touch of sweetness. Come have a taste with us this Friday!

Featuring:
Pinot Blanc, Mittnacht – 2011 (750)
White, France, Alsace
Leiwener Klostergarten Riesling Kabinett, Loewen – 2011 (750)
White, Germany, Mosel-Saar-Ruwer

Coffee and Cherry Heering 
Cherry Heering is a classic – it’s been around since the 1700s – but most people haven’t tried their coffee liqueur, a rich concoction made from Caribbean rum. Taste them both at Astor this Friday!

Featuring:
Cherry Heering – (750)
Sweden
Coffee Heering – (750)
Sweden

A Taste of Bordeaux
Try two excellent oaked wines form Bordeaux: one red, one white. Have the rich white with shellfish, and serve the spicy red with a nice thick steak.

Featuring:
Grand Enclos du Château de Cérons, Graves Blanc – 2010 (750)
White, France, Bordeaux, Graves
Dom. Andron, Saint-Seurin de Cadourne, Haut-Médoc – 2009 (750)
Red, France, Bordeaux, Médoc, Haut-Médoc

 

Saturday, Jul 27, 2013 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Coppersea

Featuring:
Coppersea New York Raw Rye – (750)
USA, New York

Passport to Ch. Fantin

Featuring:
Ch. Fantin, Bordeaux Supérieur – 2010 (750)
Red, France, Bordeaux
Ch. Fantin, Bordeaux Rosé – 2012 (750)
Rosé, France, Bordeaux

 

Sunday, Aug 04, 2013

Enjoy A Sorel Snowcone 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Sorel Hibiscus Liqueur will be made into a refreshing snow cone today. Stop by and get one while they last!

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