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Wine, Women & Shoes Tasting

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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...

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Are You Using the Right Wine Glass?

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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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What Does a Wine Aerator Do?

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What Does a Wine Aerator Do?by Avery at ilovewine.comYou may have noticed that fancy restaurants prefer to open your red wine and leave it to aerate or ‘breathe’ for a while before pouring your glass, or that you are encouraged to swirl your win...

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Mini Wine Bottles Are the Way to Go

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Mini Wine Bottles Are the Way to Goby Avery at ilovewine.comAnyone who has ever tried to take a full bottle of wine with them anywhere at all knows how difficult it can be. Finding space for it in the car is difficult enough but trying to take i...

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Drinking in Autumn- Best Red Wines for Fall

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Drinking in Autumn - Best Red Wines for Fallby ilovewine.comWine enthusiasts are always looking for an excuse to replenish their wine racks. And what better time to do it than the changing of the season? As the days become shorter and the nights draw...

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Guide to Wine Bottle Sizes

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Understanding Wine Bottle Sizesby Michelle at www.ilovewine.comHave you ever really thought about the different sizes of a wine bottle? Have you considered where they come from? Why were they created? Or even why they’re named the way they are? Well,...

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What is the Best White Wine for White Sangria?

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What is the Best White Wine for White Sangria?Sangria is a delicious way to enjoy the season. Did you know you can make Sangria from white wine? Well now you do!We highly recommend Vinho Verde, Casal Garcia, PT, NV!It’s smooth and fresh with a delica...

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Best Champagne for Mimosas

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 Our team is often asked, "What's the best Champagne (or sparkling wine) for Mimosas?" In sunny Sarasota, it's an appropriate question to pose throughout the year, many days of the week. However, even Floridians plan more Mimosa-focused affairs ...

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Celebrating Summer with Rosé Wine

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Summer is in full swing in Sarasota, and it's the perfect time of year to enjoy a fabulous bottle of rosé! Our Wine Director Sean King will tell you that the best rosé wines come from Provence, the warmest area of France.This July, Sean selected...

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Red, White & Bubbly

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Cheers to Our Amazing Country!In honor of America's Independence Day our staff has picked out a few Red, White & Bubbly (Sparkling) wines! We offer home delivery, package shipping and in-store pick-up! From our families to yours, we wish you a sa...

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National Rosé Day!

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June 9th is National Rosé Day!Rosé wines are made from a wide variety of grapes and can be found all around the globe!Three major ways to produce rosé Wine:Skin Contact, Saignée, and BlendingRosé wines can be made:Still, Semi-Sparkling or SparklingA ...

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National Wine Day

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It's National Wine Day...although every day is “wine day” at Michael's Wine Cellar!Join Us in the Cellar for these Special Offers & Tasting Events!Saturday, May 26, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., FREE EVENTSip’N Shop Amazing Wines from Spain!Thursda...

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Grapes & Grilling

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May is National Barbecue Month! It's time to uncover your grill, start the fire and let the backyard party begin!Here at Michael’s Wine Cellar we are excited to help you pair your sizzling BBQ plates with the perfect wine! From steaks to ve...

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Rosé wines to try by Nicole Carbon

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Check out Nicole’s amazing article on rosé wines below! 

Don’t forget to join us for our Mother’s Day Sale going on NOW between May 9-12! 
Save 15% Off All Rosé Wines when you shop in-store!

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Winery of the Week: Susana Balbo Wines

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“The creation of my wines at Susana Balbo Wines is to me the maximum achievement as a winemaker, product of all my efforts and many years of hard work. I could say that the winery is like my third child, a dream come true.” Susana BalboYou can purcha...

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Winery of the Week: Hamilton Russell Vineyards

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“We are not so much using Hamilton Russell Vineyards to make Pinot noir and Chardonnay as we are using Pinot noir and Chardonnay to express the beauty and personality of Hamilton Russell Vineyards. Our terroir, in effect, "chose" these varieties as i...

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