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Sip & Shop: October 2017

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Each Saturday at Michael’s Wine Cellar, we invite you to “sip & shop” as you browse thousands of wine, spirits and beer offerings available at the retail store located in Midtown Plaza, just outside of downtown Sarasota. This month our knowledgea...

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Upcoming Wine Class & Tasting Events

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Please mark your calendar and start registering now for upcoming events at Michael's Wine Cellar. October Open House Wine Tasting: This Saturday, October 7, 2-4 pmOur monthly casual, walk-about wine tasting featuring dozens of international wines ret...

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Rosé Wines from Around the World

Join us for another educational wine class and special tasting at Michael's Wine Cellar!On Wednesday, September 27th, we look forward to hosting you for “Rosé Wines from Around the World.”  This special seated tasting will begin prompt...

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Sip & Shop in July

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Sip & Shop
Each Saturday at Michael’s Wine Cellar, we invite you to “sip & shop” as you browse thousands of wine, spirits and beer offerings available at the retail store located in Midtown Plaza, just outside of downtown Sarasota.(Please also join us for o...

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Pinot Family Wine Class

Join us for our next wine class at Michael's Wine Cellar as we introdue you to the Pinot Family!Our knowledgable team of wine specialists will be featuring six Pinot wines for you to taste: think Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Grigio AND Pinot Noir.S...

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Whiskey Obsession Festival

The Fifth Annual Whiskey Obsession Festival (WOF) will be held from March 29 to April 1, 2017 in Sarasota, Florida. Whiskey Obsession is the largest world whiskey festival in the U.S., with four days of classes, tastings, lunch and dinner pairings, p...

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Riesling Class

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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, 2013Riesling, Tri...

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Stop & Sip the Rosé

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Rose Wine
There's nothing quite as good as a chilled glass of rosé wine on a hot day!  Reputations can be tough to shed. Perhaps none are more stubborn than rosés. Why? The wine industry–by cranking out millions of bottles and casks of bland, too-sweet white z...

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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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Blind Cabernet Tasting

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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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La Fleur de Bouard

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We’re thrilled to announce that Coralie de Boüard of La Fleur de Boüard in Bordeaux will be joining us again in Sarasota for our Forks & Corks Retail Wine Tasting, 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, January 30. Coralie will join more than a dozen internationa...

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Sip & Shop in January

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Michael's Wine Cellar Retail Store
Through the end of January, we invite you to "sip and shop" at Michael's Wine Cellar each Saturday afternoon.Sip & Shop on January 16, 2016Chateau Marjosse Blanc, Bordeaux Superieur, FR, 2013Chateau Marjosse Rouge, Bordeaux, FR, 2012Bourgogne Bla...

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Tasting of the MMD Legends

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Save the date!Grapes for Humanity: Tasting of the MMD LegendsMarch 10, 2016Featuring Louis Roederer, Pichon Lalande, Pio Cesare Barolo, Marqués de Murrieta Ygay, Ladoucette Dominus and Ramos Pinto!Join us for a special “Tasting of the MMD Legends” ev...

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2016 Calendar of Events

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Calendar
We know how busy your social calendar can be, so we wanted to be sure and share an entire year of fabulous wine tastings and special events at Michael's Wine Cellar! Mark your calendar and join us throughout the year to enjoy some of Sarasota's most ...

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Sip & Shop on 12/5

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Chardonnay
Each Saturday through December, the knowledgeable team at Michael's Wine Cellar invites you to stop in the boutique wine and spirits shop to "sip and shop!"Join us this Saturday as we open a few bottles which will make great additions to your holiday...

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Champagne Tasting

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It's 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 16, put a little effervescence into your holiday cheer as you taste more t...

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Wines for 11/21 Tasting

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Salvation Army Angel Tree Toy Drive
Join us this Saturday for our first Holiday Open House Wine Tasting of the season at Michael's Wine Cellar! Discover over 50+ wines from around the world at this casual, walk-about wine tasting and annual toy drive. Our November Holiday Open House is...

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