Tuesday, Jan 13th @ 7pm
at The Black Forest Inn
Join us as we visit with winegrower Dr. John Forrest live from New Zealand via Skype! Dr. Forrest will walk us through a snapshot of his wines [check out the winery link below, these guys are busy!] and discuss his brilliant and innovative vineyard work. We’ll examine Kiwi wine way beyond Sauvignon Blanc and dig right into the guts of viticulture and winemaking with one of New Zealand’s pioneers. This terrific event is limited to 25 people so register now!Purchase Tickets
For more on Forrest Wines: http://www.forrest.co.nz/
MARK STUTRUD FROM SUMMIT BREWING
BLACK FOREST INN BEER GARDEN
JULY 17TH @ 7:00 PM
How would you like to meet the founder of Summit Brewing Co. Mark Stutrud?
Next week is Summit’s Tap Takeover at the Black Forest Inn Beer Garden, and now is the time to reserve your spots for the VIP tasting and to meet the founder of Summit Brewing, Mark Stutrud!
As well as getting to sample a great lineup of beer, we will have some great sausages and starters courtesy of Black Forest. At the end there will be sine kick-ass giveaways and raffles. Be sure to reserve your spot now! We promise- it’s going to be a blast.
Ålander Rum Punch – 12 servings
- 3 cups Ålander Spiced Rum
- 1 cup Luxardo Marischino
- 1 cup Cointreau
- 12 oz lemon juice
- 9 oz simple syrup
- 2 quarts dry sparkling wine
- 1 quart soda water
Put all ingredients except soda water and sparkling wine into a punch bowl; add ice mold. Then add soda water and sparkling wine.
Norseman Gin Rickey
- 2 oz Norseman Gin
- 1 half lime
- .75 oz Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic
- 4 oz soda water
- a splash of simple syrup if desired
Juice half a lime into a highball glass, and drop it in. Add gin, fill glass with ice and top with soda water. Add simple syrup for sweetness. Stir and enjoy!
Prairie Cucumber & Ginger Mojito
Muddle mint leaves in cocktail shaker. Add vodka, Powell and Mahoney Ginger, lime juice (and the lime). Shake and pour into a highball glass over ice. Top off with soda water.
Here’s your chance to meet Nathan Berndt from Indeed Brewing Company!
He will be serving up a great line up of beers crafted in Northeast Minneapolis. If you pride yourself in supporting local brews and want a chance to meet the brewer be sure to get your tickets from the link below!
He will also be pouring the newest in the Derailed series! Derailed Pale Lager.
On Tap that night:
Derailed Pale Lager
There will also be bottles of L.S.D. and Hot Box.
Tickets for the tasting are only $25 and includes special limited Indeed brews, appetizers, giveaways and coupons for beer purchases at South Lyndale!
Join us April 23rd as Greg Graziano presents a California take on classic Italian and unique old world wines. Greg is a 3rd generation winegrower and winemaker whose family has been growing wine grapes in Mendocino County since 1918.
Current labels for the Graziano Family of Wines are Saint Gregory, Monte Volpe, Enotria and Graziano. The four labels are crafted to preserve each variety’s integrity by employing time honored Old World cellar practices perfected by the gentle application of modern technology.Their wines are proudly distributed nationally and internationally.
A wide variety of award winning wines will pair beautifully with all of your favorite recipes, with versatility to go from your private dining table to an elegant affair.
We are also delighted to have Chef Colin Murray from The Wandering Kitchen who has over 20 years of catering experience around the country, preparing delicious finger foods to pair with our evening pours.
It’s free for Grapevine Buyers Wine Club members and $25 for non-members.
There will be limited seating this time around for an intimate experience, so hurry and RSVP now! >> Click here
The winemakers keep on comin’! Assistant winemaker David Gates will be on hand to present wines from California’s historic Ridge Vineyards. Ridge continues to lead in old-California style field blends and absolutely excels with Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon. Their wines are appreciated [and obsessed over] worldwide. Register now for an evening of sharing top-notch wines in an intimate setting- it doesn’t get any better! To order tickets, click link >> Wine Tasting RSVP
John Mark of California Pinot Noir and Chardonnay masters LIOCO will pour at the store. LIOCO takes great care to procure the best available fruit to compose the best possible wines. The results are distinctive, terroir-specific and of course, delicious!
Andy Cutter, founder/proprietor/winemaker of Duxoup, will pour and sign bottles at the store. Duxoup wines are silky, fruity, and come from venerable vineyards. The wines express not only terrior, but the highly skilled work of the two owners, both experienced and respected for their independence and consistent quality. The wines are rare, but well worth the effort to find.