Wine Tastings

May 2019

May 3, 2019, 6 PM
SOLD OUT
“Taste of Wheeling’s Finest”
FIRST FRIDAY FIRST CLASS FLIGHT

A reservation based sit down tasting with a presentation of a flight of five fine wines, starting with a Champagne. Each wine served with hors d’oeuvre or small plates from our kitchen, and ends with a dessert from our patissier.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
$25 at the door.  Occupancy limited to 20

May 10, 2019 6 PM
Rosés, Rosato, Rosado
Early May is the time to jump into rosés, from the shop that was rosé before rosé was cool. We celebrate our large variety of French and other rosés in this thirst quenching tasting of bright, fresh and crisp wines. Served with cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by Michael Diethorn of Country Vintner Wholesalers.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

May 17, 2019 6 PM
Sauvignon Blanc from France and Beyond
Sauvignon Blanc has its roots in Bordeaux and the Loire of France, but has manifested into different kinds of wine all over. We start with white Bordeaux and a Pouilly Fume from the Loire, then go on to California, South African, Italian and New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs. Served with cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by the staff at Good Mansion Wines.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

May 24, 2019 6 PM
Wines for the Barbeque
Start your Memorial Day weekend off with Good Mansion! For your weekend barbeque, we offer up red Zinfandel , Cabernet and Rhone reds for the charred grilled meats, and Vinho Verde, Verdejo and Chardonnay to cool off. Enjoy the wines then load up on all your holiday weekend wines and foods from our shop. Served with cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by the staff at Good Mansion Wines.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40


May 31, 2019 6 PM
Wines of the Loire
We explore wines from France’s huge central valley, from the crisp white Sancerre, to the mineral laden Cabernet Franc based St. Nicolas de Bourgueil and Chinon wines, to the saline rich white Muscadet, to plush and soft red Anjou Rouge.  All are light and perfect summer drinking wines! Served with French cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by the staff at Good Mansion Wines.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

June 2019

June 7, 2019, 6 PM
SOLD OUT
“Taste of Wheeling’s Finest”
FIRST FRIDAY FIRST CLASS FLIGHT

A reservation based sit down tasting with a presentation of a flight of five fine wines, starting with a Champagne. Each wine served with hors d’oeuvre or small plates from our kitchen, and ends with a dessert from our patissier.
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
$25 at the door.  Occupancy limited to 20

June 14, 2019 6 PM
Dolcetto & Barbera
These two red wines hail from Piedmont, Italy, but are beloved all around the world for their easy taste and pairing capability. Dolcetto is silky with a tart fruit and smoky and spicy rusticity, with a firm tannin. Barbera is plush and fruit forward, with Cabernet like bright fruit and a perky acidic finish. Discover two of your new favorite wines! Served with Piedmont cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by the staff of Good Mansion Wines.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

June 21, 2019 6 PM
California Whites
Nothing like starting summer with a variety of whites from California, perfect for outdoor summer sipping. Perhaps better known for reds, California produces a wide variety of whites, from various styles of Chardonnay to heady Sauvignon Blanc to Chenin Blanc and more. Served with cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by the staff at Good Mansion Wines.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

June 28, 2019 6 PM
The Most Amazing for the Price – Southwest French Wines
Southwest France has a long tradition of delivering high quality and low cost wines to the bastions of grocery stores all over Europe. Beloved for their young and bright flavors and clean palates, these wines will be sure to impress at any price point. Some of the world’s best Pinot Noir, red blends and crisp whites come from here, so it’s long overdue to discover these. Served with cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by Jim Caldwell of Wine Connection wholesalers.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

July 2019

July 5, 2019 6 PM
JULY 4TH OPEN HOUSE COOK OUT & WINE TASTING
Celebrate Independence Day from the Brits with what has quickly become a popular tradition – our open house cook out and wine tasting. Indulge in our grilled homemade sausage, served on our grilled homemade baguettes with our imported EV olive oils and partake in a sampling of American red and white wines. All activities occur in the back bakery but the entire shop is open for seating.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

July 12, 2019 6 PM
Brown Bag Tasting
It’s that time again to bag up an assortment of red and white wines, from $10 to $100, and see who can guess what is what, and at what price point. We uncover the bags at the end for an evening full of surprises, gotchas and new favorites. Served with cheeses and our French baguettes. Presented by the staff of Good Mansion Wines.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

July 19, 2019 6 PM
Wines of the Cheese Triangle
The epicenter of the world’s most beloved cheeses stretch from France’s south and mid east quadrant to western Switzerland to northwest Italy. In this special tasting, we offer 6 courses or wines with specific cheese pairings that cover this triangle — red and white Burgundy with Epoisses and Delice de Bourgogne, to Apremont with Forme d’Ambert blue cheese, Nebbiolo wines with Gorgonzola Dolce, red Chambave with Fontina Val d’Aosta, to white Fendant with Challerhocker. Served with our French baguettes. Presented by the staff of Good Mansion Wines.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40

July 26, 2019 6 PM
Best of Italy Open House Tasting
Avoid the sticky heat and crowds of the Italian Festival by enjoying an authentic sampling of some of our favorite Italian red and white wines, from the best selection of Italian wines in this part of the USA. This is an open house tasting with a line of up for you to pick from. Italian cheeses and salumi, olives, vegetables in oil, tapenades and olive oil with our French baguettes complement the evening.
$15 at the door, no reservations needed. Occupancy limited to 40