Let the Fat Tuesday celebrations begin. Don your purple, green and gold, the traditional colors of Mardi Gras, and head on over to South Lyndale Liquors for a Bock tasting event — N’awlins style.
Lauren from Abita Brewing Co. will be pouring Mardi Gras Bock and giving away festive beads and koozie’s to kick off the celebration.
Abita Beer Co. of Abita Springs, Louisiana has again released its seasonal Mardi Gras Bock, (Jan-March) a perfect choice to sit back and imagine the parades, the beads, and the bands and it’s on the shelves now.
Winemaker Welcome Wagon Part ll Wine Tasting Event
Brace yourself Italian wine lovers! Giuseppe Vajra, winemaker for G.D. Vajra estate in Piedmont is coming to Minneapolis to showcase his family’s fabulous wines just for South Lyndale! Vajra is a producer of classically-styled Barolo, Barbera, Dolcetto, Freisa and Riesling [not a typo!]. Giuseppe is a member of the new guard in Piedmont but is very conscious and respectful of the traditional ways of viticulture and winemaking. The resulting wines are pure, elegant and ageworthy. This will truly be a night to remember!
Cost is only $20 and covers wine samples and appetizers. Seating is limited so click now to register >>http://bit.ly/1d2D0bj
The Guide to Wine for Beginners infographics.
Take a break from the winter blahs and join us for our Romance and Renegades wine tasting event! We will welcome our long-time friend Annette Peters as she shares her latest wine adventures. For nearly 30 years, this firecracker redhead has studied, traveled, and hustled to bring Minnesota some of the most unique and fascinating wines on Earth.
Delicious bubbly and chocolate-loving Port will bookend a series of wines from producers who take a less-than-traditional approach to viticulture, grape-sourcing and winemaking. We’ll sample wines from Spain, Portugal, Oregon, California and France.
This great evening featuring 12 wines, cheese, chocolate and an audio-visual presentation from one of the giants of wine in Minnesota is FREE for members of the Grapevine Wine Club and just $15 for non-members.
Please click on link to RSVP: Romance & Renegades
High West Distillery crafts spirits for people who want great taste and appreciate quality ingredients, small batches, and the owner’s personal touch. They use the best local, mountain ingredients and distill in a traditional copper pot still in Park City, Utah. Their passion is making products that are so exceptional you’ll come back for more and hopefully tell your friends about them. — Great Christmas Gift Idea
Come join us at South Lyndale Liquor to meet veteran pub owner and maker of 2 Gingers whiskey. He will be signing his signature famous whisky 2 Gingers
Rincon 38 is partnering with South Lyndale Liquors to provide a fabulous Wine Dinner
What a better way to ‘Spark’ up you holiday season than by toasting to them.
Heat up your holidays with a little bubbly paired with a 4 course dinner by Chef Ruiz, joined by wine enthusiast Erin Ungerman. There will be plenty of bubbly to sip and lots of fun to be had. Drink a variety of sparkling wines from around the world, including two exquisite Champagne’s. An evening you do not want to miss!
Cost is $55 a person.
*Space will be limited.
Call 612 824 4052 For your reservation
Smoked Porter, Winter, Amber, IPA, White
If you’re crazy like we are about local spirits, you’re going to love these.
The Winter 2013 edition of Whisky Advocate Magazine reviews of Cody Road Bourbon and Cody Road Rye. Both rated in the 80s as “good to very good” and “worth seeking out”. I see some great stocking stuffer ideas…