August 7, 2015 6-8 PM
Open House Happy Hour Tasting
4 stations for you to enjoy or expanding selection of imported foods!
Station #1- Live Pasta cooking: Ligurian Trofietti with Genovese Pesto and Sicilian Pesto alla Trapanese with Gentile Casarecce
Station #2- Condiments: Vanilla ice cream with Acetomodena Condimento Oro Balsamic; Rougie Foie Gras Mousse with Truffle; Pommery Dijon Mustard; Kazzen salted capers from Pantelleria, Sicily;  Mario Fongo mother-in-law tongues crackers and grissini
Station #3- Wine: An assortment of whites, roses and reds to accompany the food
Station #4- Charcuterie and cheeses: a wide array of our imported cheeses and salumi, including Creminelli Prosciutto cotto and capicola, Fra Mani salametto picante, West Loop ‘Nduja and Strolghino di Culatello, Pecorino Romano, Explorateur, Goat Bucheron, P’tit Basque, Stilton, Giorgio Poeta star anise honey, Kazzen lemon custard jam, Picholine olives
$15 at the door, no reservations needed


August 14, 2015 6 PM
Under the Tuscan Sun  Happy Hour Tasting w/ Homemade Terrine de Campagne
We taste a quick jaunt to Tuscany to taste a variety of reds, whites and dessert wines, including Chianti, Morellino, Vino Nobile and  Brunello di Montalcino on the red side and Vermentino and Vernaccia on the white side, and finally a Vin Santo for dessert with our Di Ciaccio bruttamabuoni cookies.  Served with our new homemade terrine, a light assortment of Italian cheeses and our tradition baguettes.  Presented by Michael Diethorn of Country Vintner Wholesalers
$15 at the door, no reservations needed


August 21, 2015 6 PM
New French, Spanish and Italian Wines
A comprehensive variety of  roses, whites, and reds new to the shop, including a French rose, Spanish Ribero and Rioja, Italian Barolo and Venetian reds and more.  Served with a light assortment of cheeses and our tradition baguettes. Presented by Jim Caldwell of Wine Connection Wholesalers
$15 at the door, no reservations needed


August 28, 2015 6 PM
Goodbye to Summer Happy Hour Tasting
Enjoy the last splash of light summer reds, crisp whites and roses as we recap some of our favorite new finds this summer of rain, then heat.  A wide array of summer lovelies to remember for next year!  Served with a light assortment of imported cheeses and our tradition baguettes.  Presented by the staff of Good Mansion Wines
$10 at the door, no reservations needed