Holiday Champagne Tasting 2017

It’s (almost!) the most wonderful – and sparkling – time of the year already! Michael is pleased to announce our annual Holiday Champagne Tasting!
 
From 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 13, 2017, put a little effervescence into your holiday cheer as you taste more than 20 fabulous Champagnes and sparkling wines from around the world.
 
$75 per person
Each ticket will receive a $25.00 retail voucher for purchases of $50.00 or more. Vouchers are only accepted that evening for items being showcased at the Sparkling and Champagne Tasting.
 
Prepare to stock up for all your holiday gatherings and New Year’s Eve celebrations.
 
We invite yout to make online reservations now as this popular tasting sells out each year! Space is limited and advanced reservations are required.
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Sparkling Wine Tasting

Champagne GlassesBack by popular demand, the Michael's Wine Cellar team is offering another wine class!
 
Please join us as we pop the bubbly, specifically bottles of bubbles from almost everywhere EXCEPT Champagne, France! It will be an eye-opening exploration of international sparkling wines. International Sparklers! An Educational Wine Tasting Featuring Six Sparkling Wines Tuesday, February 7, 2017 6:30 pm at Michael's Wine Cellar
 
Featured Wines:
 
Prosecco, Zardetto, Veneto, IT, NV
Cava “Brut - Grand Reserva”, Geliva, ES
Sparkling "Brut", Francois Montand, FR, NV
Sparkling Cremant de Bourgogne "JCB No. 21", Jean-Charles Boisset, FR, NV
Sparkling "Brut", Graham Beck, Robertson, ZA, NV
Sparkling "Brut", Roederer Estate, Anderson Valley, CA, NV
 
Admission is $25 per person and advanced reservations are required. Click here to make online reservations. 
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Champagne & Sparkling Wines

NYE-2016-ChampagneWhether you are looking for a notable bottle to present as a hostess gifts throughout the holiday season, or that special bottle of bubbles to toast the New Year on New Year's Eve, Michael's Wine Cellar has a variety of Champagnes and international sparkling wines which will accommodate any budget or occasion. Simply stop in the Store, Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm, to allow one of our knowledgable wine specialists the opportunity to guide you to a new favorite sparkling wine, or click here to shop online for Champagne..
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Wine for the 4th Day of Christmas: Francois Montand

  Christmas Wine 4 - Francois Montand On the fourth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: Four Calling Birds Three French Hens Two Turtle Doves and a Partridge in a Pear Tree   But wouldn’t it be lovely if your true love also sent the Francois Montand Brut and Rose Sparkling Wines?! This affordable sparkler and rose are perfect for Christmas parties, and of course, New Year's Eve festivities this season. Sparkling "Brut", Francois Montand, FR, NV $10.95 François Montand is a true-value Blanc de Blancs sparkling wine made in a brut style. Crafted from the perfect blend of two European varietals, Ugni Blanc from France and Airen from Spain, each offers basic characteristics that complement each other to make an outstanding sparkling wine. Ugni Blanc, also known as Trebbiano, is planted throughout the world and is known for producing neutral wines that are high in acids with a medium alcohol level. Airen, Spain's most widely planted grape varietal, produces wines that are light, crisp, fruity and slightly aromatic. This 100% Chardonnay sparkling wine is from Gascony south of Bordeaux. It has a wonderful polished nose, clean flavors and an impressive amount of zip. It is not to sweet, but has enough richness and balance to enjoy by itself. A great one for your next party! Sparkling "Brut Rose", Francois Montand, FR, NV $10.95 The bouquet and flavors feature dried cherries and raspberries. Crisp and very dry, with an extremely clean finish that reminds me of a true French Champagne. Elegant and delicate, highly drinkable, and nicely bubbled  
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Sarasota, FL 34239