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Learn MORE ABOUT THE FINE Food & Wine OF the country of georgia Tomorrow here, wed. 7/6 from 5:30-8:30PM, free, join us, you are all more than welcome to come.please buy a bottle of something you taste to show your support for these events that we do not charge from, thanks!

LEARn, too of  MORE beers/CIDERS/wines/Liquor2 combat Mugginess&heat!

     It's Bloody hot and what to do?!? The sun's beating down on us and the air and the trapped moisture and heat are all bearing down on us and stifling our bodies, souls and spirits to the point that we are almost panicked and frenetic in our darting eyes and heads hanging low as we scan our horizons for any chances of escape and relief from all this. it's not a pretty sight.
 
     I WROTE THE Above paragraph on July 6th, 2010, can you believe it?!? It is getting a bit hot and a bit muggy, certainly warm now, all exciting with yesterday's 4th of July events over now, and the fireworks did happen, and we did see them from the comfort of home on our t.v., and that was just fine!
 
     WE NEED TO FIND more things to drink and enjoy as things are starting to really heat up now, we need that, we really do, We have many here already with many more scheduled to arrive soon. And we do have our first ' blue-colored ' wine here with the Blanc De Bleu Cuvee Mousseux brut , On Special for $15.99, from Premium Vintage Cellars, California, with 11% alcohol by volume, : " Something Blue in your magical moments " they announce on the label. I have not tried it yet, I heard about it last week, will get a sample soon, just brought it here for our Red, White and Bleu celebrations of the 4th! Cheers!
 
 
ALSO : We have Part Two of our GREAT GEORGIAN WINE & FOOD Event here tomorrow , Wednesday, from 5:30-8:30PM, what fun that will be. The first was a huge success earlier this year, and so now we continue once again to share with you all the magic and the splendor that is fine Georgian food and wine, from the country itself! JOIN US, NEVER any charge, and everyone is always welcome here, always!
 
WE WILL POUR the fine wines of :
 
1) BAGRATIONI, like the Classic 1882 Brut I believe, they make fine sparkling wines that we sell here, including the rose as well.
 
2) TELIANI VALLEY, I do not know which one yet? Noel Brockett will call me today as they have just received a new shipment of all of these wines.
 
3) SCHUCHMAN, may be the red we pour, may be the white, like the fine Rkatsiteli?!? We will see?
 
4) ORGO, may be the elegant Saperavi, may be the fine Orange wine, they are both wonderful, great food wines, too, with brightness, elegance, charm and personality.
 
We will have some of all these wines THANKS TO the Georgian Wine House Wine & Spirits Importers. For more info go to : #DrinkDifferent #DiscoverGeorgianWine and also #WinesOfGeorgia. What fun. The store was alive and stirring and much happiness, activity, smiles all around, everyone pleased and enjoying themselves. This should be the same kind of event. Come meet and try and enjoy here, tomorrow, Wed. 5:30-8:30PM, a free food and wine event.
 
ALL THE WINES will be On Special tomorrow, as on Wednesdays we have two ways for you to save up to 20% OFF the marked sticker prices, and one way to SAVE UP TO 15% OFF the marked sticker prices. It is a win-win-wine-no-whine situation here! YES!!
 
 
ALSO TONIGHT : COME DISCOVER the wonders and the joys that are the fine wines of BARNARD GRIFFIN, Columbia Valley, Washington State, as well as MULDERBOSCH , Western Cape and Coastal Region, South Africa! Graham Isaac will be here from the Country Vintners helping tonight, pouring, explaining, sharing his knowledge and experience here, what a treat this will be here tonight!
 
WE WILL TASTE TONIGHT TWO wines of  ....
 
MULDERBOSCH :
 
1) a dry Cabernet Sauvignon rose, 2015,  $13.49 and ... a dry
 
2) Chenin Blanc, Steen op hout, 2015, $14.49 and ...
 
TWO WINES of BARNARD GRIFFIN ...
 
1) Fume Blanc dry Sauvignon Blanc, 2014, $11.99, ... and the ...
 
2) Merlot 2013 , $19.99 ...
 
 
BUT HEY, we ned to talk SPIRITS  here, too : From Jagir :
 
1) ' Finely Crafted GRIND ' Espresso Shot , from bean to bar, " rich espresso taste with Caribbean rum, in collaboration with BARISTAS & BARTENDERS ", made with Arabica coffee beans, On Special for $14.99 a bottle, with 30% alcohol by volume, ... come check this out, looks like fun!
 
2) " Old Scout ' Straight Bourbon Whiskey from SMOOTH AMBLER Est. 2009, aged 7 years, $45.99 a bottle, with 49.5% alcohol by volume, from Maxwelton, West Virginia, Batch. No. 179, bottled : 5/4/16, bottled by James! We have enjoyed representing these here now for five or so years, what a treat, met two of the three owners, have worked together to develop and promote this fine Bourbon whiskey from West Virginia, YES! Ramble, amble, skip, run, walk on with a big smile on your faces, very smooth, a smooth fire and flame-gentle taste. Mmmmm,
 
3) Tequila CAMPO AZUL Extra Anejo , 100% Agave, On Special for $92.99 a bottle, number 2321  of 5000 bottles made, very small production indeed, such high quality, such high standards, some of the best I have ever tasted, I like it a lot!

BEERS From Santos :

 
1) From The Brazilian Folks PALMA LOUCA Premium Lager Beer, On Special for $10.99 a 6-pack of 12-ounce bottles, cerveja premium for the upcoming summer Olympics. Come get some and enjoy, you deserve some nice lager to enjoy with all his heat and sunshine now.
 
2) GPA from DOMINION Brewing Company, some : GRapefruit Pale Ale here for a twist and a turn and a spin and a spurr, span an ank, when you want something tasty with less bite, with a smooth taste to relax with and enjoy these warmer, hotter, more muggy moments! Try some, grapefruit is ALL The Rage!
 
3) Pilsner German-Style from GUNPOWDER FALLS , On Special for $10.99 a bottle,  brewed and bottled bu Bauernhof Brewing Company in New Freedon, PA. What a fun new treat!
 
4) ' Classique ' Postmodern Stillwater Artisanal Beer, On Special for $11.99 for a 6-pack of 12-ounce beers, with only 4.5% alcohol by volume, from Brooklyn, Mew York, : AGAIN : something new and fun and seasonal for you all to try, discover and enjoy with this sunshine and heat! I just walked to CVS down the block and I am all aglow from just that short walk! Can't wait to get to the beach!
 
5) ' Steampipe " - a ' day trippin' easy sippin' cali-style common lager  - from our stash to your glass ', On Special for $9.99 a 6-pack of 12-ounce bottles, with 6% alcohol by volume, ... another summer treat, from OTTER CREEK Brewing Company in Middlebury, Vermont.
WHAT FOLLOWS BELOW is an old store email that I wrote and posted on July 6th, 2010! Read and enjoy it if you have time and inquire about the current prices and availability? Cheers! I am off to see Bob Dylan perform at Wolf Trap tonight, what fun! My first time to hear and see him perform.   TONY
 
 
WINE From Chris & Tony : Fun Choices Now :
 
     1) 2015 Curvos Superior Vinho Verde, On Special for $9.99 a bottle, with 11.5% alcohol by volume, I was sipping this last night while watching the fireworks on t.v. from the display at the Mall! It had weight, spirit, goos spritz, body, I liked it, would have liked it even better with food, but I enjoyed, it, tasty, fun, real character from Portugal.
 
     2) 600 PEAK 2013 Chardonnay from Central Coast , California, On Special for $14.99 a bottle, this is that round and full, sipple mouthfeel that is hard to resist, such a pleasure to sip!
 
     3) 2014 Unearthed Pinot Noir from California's Central Coast, On Special for $14.99 a bottle, lots of extra flavor and taste, it was a real hit when Iason tasted it out here this weekend to celebrate the 4th of July yesterday!
 
     4) 600 PEAK California Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, On Special for $14.99 a bottle, this is a smooth, really simply easy-to-drink-and-enjoy! On Special for $14.99 a bottle, needs no food, pure fresh rich fruit, all about the brightness, softness of the fruit here! Cheers.
 
     5) ' First Crush ' North Fork of Long Island, from BEDELL CELLARS, a 2014 red that tastes very much like a young, bright, youthful, fresh Bordeaux, red, $17.49, a 75% Merlot, 25% Cabernet Franc, certified sustainable, with 11.5% alcohol by volume, I liked this very much this past Friday night when we poured it here for you.
 
     6) 2013 Malagouzia indigenous white grape varity from Greece's ANTONOUPOLOS Winery in Hellas, Greece, On Special for $19.99 a bottle, regularly $22.99, this is a real special wine, really showing beautifully now, all the flavors are showing good development, almost at it's prime now and will hold there for awhile. This is a great summer outdoors white when you grill, when you spill, when you sail, when you flail your arms up in joy, yes! Limited quantities left, come get some now while we still have it. Thanks Iason for pouring it.
 
     7) Tazi white dry blend of 36% Malvasia Bianca, 24% French Colombard, 18% Vidal Blanc, 16% Pinot Gris and 4% Muscat, from ARIZONA STRONGHOLD Vineyards in Camp Verde, AZ, with 13.1% alcohol by volume, this is $19.99 a bottle, has a ful, filling mouthfeel and grip, rich, creamy, sunshine butter with some honey and nut cohesiveness and charm and appeal, it is a winner, best with a meal, will complement many a dish!
 
     8) 2013 Virginia Cabernet Franc " Marquis de Lafayette ' from the BREAUX Vineyards, $21.99 a bottle, with 13.8% alcohol by volume, this medium-bodied dry red is gritty, earthy, pithy, rustic, flavorful, a real treat to enjoy chilled 30 minutes with some grilled fish, vegetables and meats, too : nice, showed really well when Andrew poured it here this past Friday to celebrate the 4th of July weekend!
 
 
WEEK'S TASTINGS :
 
     Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 ( 5:30-8:30PM ) : Join us with Mamuka and Noel tomorrow. We have our Georgian Food and Wine Extravaganza , free, join us, learn about the joys and flavors of Georgia THE country!
 
     Friday, July 8th, 2016 ( 5-8PM ) : Join us with Christina our local rep from Kysela Pere et Fils et Fille when we enjoy the joys of Austria and throw in one fine Vinho Verde white from Portugal for good measure : HUGL, Austria, ENCOSTAS DO LIMA from Portugal, and oh, RIEBEEK dry rose from South Africa, almost forgot RIEBEEK!
 
     We also tentatively have STARR rum being poured here, we are ironing-out the details now.
 
     Saturday, July 9th, 2016 ( 2-6PM ) : Join us with Robert Kennedy when we welcome back owner, winemaker Alberto Paltrinieri of his own PALTRINIERI winery in Emilia-Romagna, here piuring four of his great Lambrusco sparkling spumante wines : 1) Bianco, 2) Piria 3) Radice and ... 4) Leclisse. This will be fun, this will be great, we will rock Cleveland Park here this Saturday, come and be a part of our spumante celebration of the PALTRINIERI sparkling wines!
 
     We also have the ONE EIGHTH D.C. local Ivy City distillers coming to pour for you all, what fun : gin and vodka,  ' Rock Creek ' whiskey and white whiskey, too! This will be big, too, we will certainly make some great spirits and liquid music on Saturday here.
 
JOIN US, We are always glad to have you here, there is always something fun and exciting going on here and we share it with you most of the time as many of you know already.
 
THANKS FOR EVERYTHING< Join us tomorrow, cheers,   TONY