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Hosting a New Year's Eve Bash? Or do you strive to be everyone's MFG... Most Favorite Guest?   Perhaps you received an unexpected gift this holiday season...? Pay it forward with the perfect present - Champagne!Let Micha...
Michael’s Wine Cellar is the Official Wine Retailer of Sarasota's Wine, Women & Shoes benefiting Forty Carrots Family Center.  Even if you didn’t score a ticket to the Signature Event this year, there are plenty of ways to celebrate fabulous...
*Full disclosure: as I write this my dog Clyde and I are sitting at State Street Eating House + Cocktails enjoying a happy hour beer and staring at the newly opened Daily Bird restaurant and I can smell fried chicken.I’ve said it before and I’ll say ...
Need a vacation, but can't leave town? Travel to different destinations around the world through our new curated wine flights! Flights rotate on a weekly basis and every Monday a new flight will be arriving at Michael’s On East, so you're sure to fin...
What Are Bordeaux Futures?Futures, or en primeur, as it’s called in Bordeaux, is a method of purchasing a specific vintage of wine in advance, before it is bottled and released in the market. In early April each year, industry professionals gather in...
Blog from Wine Director, Sean King: Working at Michael’s on East and Michael’s Wine Cellar, I tend to view the year in thirds. January through May comprises our Season (intentionally with a capital S).  From June to September is summer aka ...
Michael's Wine Cellar is fortunate to host many Winemaker Dinners every year. On May 4, 2019, we hosted a Winemakers Dinner featuring the superb Reynold’s Family Winery. Reynold's is a family-owned-and-operated vineyard in Napa, creating a variety of...
Prosecco vs Champagne: Which one is right for you?by Kristin @ ilovewine.comCelebrating something exciting? (Such as the New Year!) Does the occasion call for some bubbly? (Yes!) If it does, you may find yourself in the wine aisle at the store d...
Are You Using the Right Wine Glass?by Kristin @ ilovewine.comTo the casual wine drinker, the shape of the wine glass probably doesn’t matter much. They can get by with a single set of glasses that they pull out for reds, whites, or that new rosé...
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