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Sip & Shop in April

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Michael's Wine Cellar Retail Store
Through the end of April, we invite you to "sip and shop" at Michael's Wine Cellar each Saturday afternoon.Sip & Shop on Saturday, April 16Rose “Pinot Noir”, Balletto, Russian River Valley, CA, 2015Chardonnay “Estate”, Hook & Ladder Vineyards...

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Chardonnay Blind Tasting

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Chardonnay
On Tuesday, May 10, Michael's Wine Cellar invites you to a Blind Tasting of Chardonnays from around the World. This special class lead by our own Robin Schwartz will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m.!Please register now and join us to taste six different C...

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Hamilton Russell Vineyards Dinner

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Held monthly under candlelight at Michael’s Wine Cellar, Michael’s Wine Dinners are extravagant, multi-course feasts paired with fine wines from around the world. Please join us for our next event!Hamilton Russell Vineyards (South African) Wine Dinne...

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Featured Whiskies

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Whiskey
Following the popular Whiskey Obsession Festival, Michael's Wine Cellar is thrilled to host a special Whiskey Tasting - featuring the BEST OF The Whiskey Obsession Festival - at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12.Here are the select spirits offered at th...

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Best of Whiskey

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Whiskey
Our team looks forward to hosting the Grand Tasting of the Fourth Annual Whiskey Obsession Festival on Friday, April 1 in the Ballroom. Click here for details and tickets to the Whiskey Obsession Festival, and prepare to explore hundreds of fine spir...

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April Events

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Chardonnay
Enjoy a Bordeaux Wine Tasting, casual Saturday afternoon Wine Tasting or the "Best of" the Whiskey Obsession Festival this April at Michael's Wine Cellar.The Michael's On East culinary team is challenged to design five-course menus inspired by exquis...

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4/2 Wine Dinner Menu

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Michael-Bordeaux
We are thrilled to announce the featured menu and wines for our Bordeaux Wine Dinner - hosted by Michael Klauber himself!Saturday, April 2, 20167 p.m. at Michael's Wine CellarFeatured Wines & Menu:PASSED HOR D'OEUVRESGrilled Prosciutto Wraps with...

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Bordeaux Wine Dinner

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Michael's extravagant five-course wine dinners are often hosted by visiting winemakers, but some of our most popular events are hosted by a true Bordeaux expert: our own Michael Klauber. Please join us for a special Bordeaux Wine Dinner featuring fab...

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Debut Vintage of Ulysses

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Ulysses Wine Pre Sale
PRE-SELL FOR NEW CHRISTIAN MOUEIX ESTATE: ULYSSESWe are thrilled to offer wine lovers a special pre-sell opportunity to purchase “Ulysses,” the New Napa Estate of Christian Moueix of Chateau Petrus and Dominus. Contact Michael’s Wine Cellar (941-366-...

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March 5 Tasting

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Wine Glass & Bottle at Sunset
Tis the season for visitors! From family and friends taking advantage of our gorgeous weather for the entire season, to nieces, nephews or grandkids visiting during spring break, it's time to find new "house wines" to entertain at your place. Join us...

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Wine Dinner Menu

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Jamieson Ranch Vineyards
We're thrilled to announce the menu for next Saturday's Jamieson Ranch Vineyards Wine Dinner set for 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at Michael's Wine Cellar!Admission is $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Space is limited and reservations are ...

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Limited Release Whiskey

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Limited Release Whiskey: The Gifted Horse from Orphan BarrelThe Store has obtained another limited release whiskey from Orphan Barrel! Call or stop in the Wine Cellar ASAP to purchase one of six bottles available of “The Gifted Horse.” (Available for...

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Dominus Signed Bottle

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Dominus
An exclusive bottle will be available at the auction for this special event!Purchase your dinner tickets now and be prepared to bid on a bottle of Dominus, signed by Christian Moueix.  An absolute dream for wine collectors!Grapes for Humanity Global ...

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Winery Profile: Jamieson Ranch

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Winery Profile: Jamieson Ranch VineyardsJamieson Ranch Vineyards is the southernmost winery in the Napa Valley, one of the world’s foremost winemaking regions. The estate’s more than 300 acres of gently rolling hills and terraced vineyards benefit fr...

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Jamieson Ranch Wine Dinner

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Jamieson Ranch Vineyards
Michael's Wine Cellar will host an extravagant Jamieson Ranch Vineyards Wine Dinner at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 5, 2016.Featured wines will include:* Prosecco, LaLuca, Veneto, IT, NV* Sauvignon Blanc “Silver Spur”, Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, Napa Val...

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Blind Cabernet Tasting

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Bordeaux Wine Grapes
Please join us at Michael's Wine Cellar for a special wine tasting event: A Blind Tasting of Cabernet Sauvignon from Around the World!Tuesday, March 8, 20166:30 - 8:30 p.m.This special class will offer a tasting of four Cabernet Sauvignons from diffe...

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Grapes of Humanity Menu & Wines

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 Grapes for Humanity Global Foundation Event:Tasting of the MMD LegendsAn exclusive wine dinner set for March 10, 2016 at Michael's Wine Cellar.Featured Menu & Wines:Les Amuse BoucheGrilled Octopus & Fingerling Potato Hash with Quail Egg...

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2/6 Wine Tasting

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This Saturday at Michael's Wine Cellar!Bring your Valentine along for a relaxing Saturday afternoon together, or stop by to select a select bottle for your Valentine's Day celebrations later this month. February Open House Wine Tasting Saturday, Febr...

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Forks & Corks Wine Tasting

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This Saturday at Michael's Wine Cellar!Forks & Corks "Open House" Wine TastingDozens of international winemakers and winery owners will be journeying from their prized properties around the globe to Sarasota for the Sarasota-Manatee Originals' Fo...

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Madeira & Port Class

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UPDATE: THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.Please join us for a special Madeira & Port Side-by-Side Comparison Class at Michael's Wine Cellar!Tuesday, February 9, 20166:30 p.m. at Michael's Wine Cellar$50 per personAdvanced reservations are highly rec...

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