Riesling Class

We continue our monthly series of special tasting events in the Wine Cellar into the fall with a Riesling "Class" at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13. Featured Wines: Riesling-Dry "Selenium Vineyard", Pacific Rim, Yakima Valley, WA, 2013 Riesling, Trimbach, Alsace, FR, 2012 Riesling "Lenz", Fred Loimer, Kamptal, AT, 2012 Riesling "Scharzhofberger Spatlese", Bischofliche Weinguter, DE, 2012 Riesling “H”, Dr. Hermann, Mosel, DE, 2013 Riesling Kabinett “Estate Bottled”, Thomas Schmitt, DE, 2014 Admission is $25 per person. Reservations are required as space is limited. Click here for reservations.  
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Forks & Corks Award Winners

In December 2012, The Sarasota-Manatee Originals hosted "Top of the Class," an inaugural wine competition for the 2013 Forks & Corks Food and Wine Festival which was celebrated in Sarasota, January 25-27. Michael's Wine Cellar is pleased to have all three "Best of Show" wines available for sale in the store.In December 2012, The Sarasota-Manatee Originals hosted "Top of the Class," an inaugural wine competition for the 2013 Forks & Corks Food and Wine Festival which was celebrated in Sarasota, January 25-27. A panel of 16 area-based wine experts tasted nearly 250 wine entries from Forks & Corks participating wineries from around the world. The judges, each of whom sampled at least 60 wines apiece, spent nearly six hours evaluating the wines before coming up with the top winners. (A tough gig, right?) And the winners are: 2011 Highfield Estate Sauvignon Blanc Marlborough, New Zealand $19.95 2011 Willamette Valley Vineyards Riesling Willamette Valley, Oregon $12.95 2008 Alexander Valley Vineyards Cyrus, Cabernet Blend Alexander Valley, California $54.95 (Very limited quantity available.) Michael's Wine Cellar is pleased to have all three "Best of Show" wines available for sale in the store, Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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Michael's Wine Cellar
1283 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239