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9/25: wine testing

We are at it again here at Amphora Wine Merchant...offering a great value for
your hard earned money. For $5 you can come and taste 8 Aromatic White Wonders of the World this Thursday, 9/25, and have a little cheese and bread to boot! If that was not enough, all wines are served chilled so you can beat the heat:) All the particulars are below. Hope to see you all here this Thursday!

Location: The Garden Room (just off the communal garden behind the wine shop)

Cost: $5 per person. Please stop in the wine shop first and pay for your tasting prior to coming into the Garden Room

Time: 6pm to 8 pm this Thursday, September 25, 2003. Please arrive anytime
prior to 7:30 pm as we will be shutting the doors and sending everyone home at 8 pm.

Discounts: All Wine Club Members get 10% off cost of admission. All
participants will get 10% off the purchase of any of the featured wines on the
day of the tasting.

Featured Wines:
Albarino - Condes de Albarei, Rias Baixas, Spain 2002
Alsatian Blend - Leon Beyer "La Cuvee", Eguisheim, France 2001
Chenin Blanc - Pierre Soulez Savennieres Roche Aux Moines "Cuvee d'Avant, Loire
Valley, France 1999
Gewurtztraminer - Gunderloch "Dry Style", Rheinhessen, Germany 2001
Riesling - Von Buhl Spatlese Trocken, Ruppertsberger Reiterpfad, Pfalz, Germany
1999
Gewurtztraminer - Spy Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand 2002
Pinot Gris - "A to Z", Willamette Valley, Oregon 2002
Viognier - Alban Vineyards, Central Coast, California 2002

Upcoming Tastings: (Please note the new times and dates)

Thursday, October 2nd, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - "Aussie Invasion" with Neil
Mechanic. Savor a variety of white, red and "stickies" (dessert) wines
covering the major growing areas of Australia.

Saturday, October 4th, 1 pm to 3 pm - "An afternoon with North Berkeley
Imports" with Matt Licklider, Import Sales Manager. Take a palate tour of
Burgundy, Alsace, Loire Valley, Rhone Valley and the South of France.

Thursday, October 9th, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm - "Spain is on Fire" with Neil
Mechanic. Learn why Spain is a hot bed of world class wines today. Savor the
wines of Rioja, Ribera del Duero, Priorat, La Mancha and Toro.

Saturday, October 11th, 1 pm to 3 pm - "Charles Neal Imports Presents".
Discover the great values coming out of Southwestern France, the Languedoc, and the Rhone Valley. Proprietor and local importer Charles Neil will offer an
informative perspective of these regions.


John Ogden
Wine Consultant
Amphora Wine Merchant
384 Hayes St.
San Francisco, CA 94102
415-863-1104
Fax 415-863-0926
www.amphorawine.com

Posted by shock on September 22, 2003 | TrackBack
Comments

oooh. That conflicts with a birthday thing this week, but since it's right by work, I'll have to join you there sometime. Yum!

Posted by: heather on September 22, 2003 9:07 PM

I'm going before the birthday thing, which starts at 8:30....

Posted by: meriko on September 22, 2003 10:37 PM
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