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Sparkling Sale!

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Save 15% Online - Champagne & Sparkling Wine
This festive holiday season continues as we prepare to welcome the New Year! Of course, the Michael's Wine Cellar team invites you to ring in 2015 by popping a special bottle of bubbly.Whether you are looking for a classic French Champagne, Spanish C...

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Wine Accessories

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Wrap-up your holiday shopping with one-stop at our retail wine and spirits store in Midtown Plaza, Sarasota. Visit Michael's Wine Cellar, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. today ("Super Saturday!"), or shop online anytime for hundreds of international wines.~~~~~~~~~...

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Forks & Corks Wine Dinners

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We are thrilled to announce the details for the Forks & Corks scheduled to be hosted at Michael's Wine Cellar, Michael's On East and the Michael's On East Ballroom this January! Although tickets to the Forks & Corks Grand Tasting sold out in ...

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Sparkling Wines for Tasting

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Hot off the presses! We've just confirmed the Champagnes and other international sparking wines to be featured at Michael's Annual Holiday Champagne Tasting set for 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17.Register now and prepare to stock up for all yo...

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Cyber Monday Begins Early!

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Cyber Monday Sale
Last year, Michael Klauber offered his first-ever "Cyber Monday" specials through the online shop at MichaelsWineCellar.com. With unique access to some of the most sought-after wines from around the world, in 2013, we featured special pricing on sele...

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Specialty Scotch & Whiskey

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In addition to 1,000 international wines from all major wine regions around the globe and craft beers, Michael's Wine Cellar features a wide selections of specialty spirits.Here's just a handful of our current offerings of special allocations! (We ar...

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Holiday Champagne Tasting

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Champagne Popping
Michael is pleased to announce our annual Holiday Champagne Tasting!From 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 17, put a little effervescence into your holiday cheer as you taste more than 20 fabulous Champagnes and sparkling wines from around the world...

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Wine Dinner Menu

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Michael, Chef Jamil and Chef Catherine have just completed the finishing touches on the extravagant menu for this Friday evening's Robert Kacher Selections Wine Dinner!Passed Hors d’OeuvresBlue Crab Fritters with Roasted Apples, & Saffron Rouille...

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Visiting Winemakers at Tasting

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Spend this Saturday afternoon sipping wines for a great cause!Wine, Women & Shoes Open House Wine TastingOpen to the public!Saturday, November 15, 20142 to 4 p.m.$10/personSimply click here to register online now, or pay at the door.While the for...

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Northern Italy Wine Dinner

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My wife Terri and I recently led a Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club journey in partnership with Malaka & Ryan Hilton of Admiral Travel International to Northern Italy (September 5-14, 2014). Our trip specifically explored throughout Tuscany and the Pi...

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Holiday Wine Tastings

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Admission to Open House Wine Tastings at Michael’s Wine Cellar is now $10 per person. We began the "new and improved" Open House format including the $10 admission on October 4 and have already received extremely positive feedback. We thank you for y...

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October Bourbon Tasting

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On Tuesday, October 14, Michael's Wine Cellar hosts its next monthly Whiskey Club tasting. We will start promptly at 6:30 pm!October's event will feature Bulleit Bourbon, Bulleit Rye, Bulleit 10 Year and "Rhetoric" 20 Year from the Diageo Orphan Barr...

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Register for 10/4 Wine Tasting

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We now invite you to register online in advance of each Open House Wine Tasting event in the Store.Saturday, October 4 2-4 pm$10/personWe appreciate your support as we continue to improve the guest experience - and enhance the wine selection! - at ou...

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Italian Winery Profile: La Spinetta

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Giorgio Rivetti's magic touch with Moscato, Barbera, Nebbiolo and, more recently, Sangiovese, Colorino, Vermentino and Sangiovese Rose have taken the wine world by storm. He produces approachable yet age-worthy wines that command the attention of win...

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Italian Winery Profile: Il Borro

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Established more than one thousand years ago, Il Borro has ancient and mysterious origins, now lost in the mists of time. Perhaps the Etruscans founded the settlement, but there is no concrete evidence to support this thesis. What is certain is that ...

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Monarch Crown Royal

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Monarch Crown Royal
Now available in the Wine Cellar for a limited time!Whiskey “Monarch”, Crown Royal, 750ml ($79.95)"In 1939, Crown Royal was masterfully crafted as a gift to King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at their inaugural royal visit to North America. Today, we...

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Open House Wine Tastings

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Please note this important update for Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club members!Beginning in October 2014, admission to Open House Wine Tastings at Michael's Wine Cellar will be $10 per person. To expedite the check-in process, please consider paying cash ...

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Wines for September Tasting

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We look forward to hosting Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club members and visitors alike tomorrow at Sarasota's favorite wine tasting!Join us tomorrow, Saturday, September 6, 2-4 p.m. at Michael’s Wine Cellar for our September Open House Wine Tasting. (Toge...

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New Whiskey Club

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Do you hear the pipes a calling? They are calling you to Michael's new "Whiskey Club" tastings begin on Tuesday, September 9, 2014.Each month, on the 2nd Tuesday, the Wine Cellar will host a special tasting of some of the finest whiskey and bourbons ...

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Il Borro - Familia Ferragamo

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Il Borro Winery
Michael and Terri arrived in Italy today, September 1, 2014, to connect with Malaka and Ryan Hilton of Admiral Travel International as they jointly lead the Summer 2014 Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club journey through Northern Italy. The group began their...

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