Sip & Shop in January

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, 2016 Chateau Marjosse Blanc, Bordeaux Superieur, FR, 2013 Chateau Marjosse Rouge, Bordeaux, FR, 2012 Bourgogne Blanc “Chardonnay”, Francois Carillon 1611, FR, 2013 Bourgogne Rouge, Camille Giroud, FR, 2013 Sip & Shop on January 23, 2016 Arneis "Blange", Ceretto, Langhe, IT, 2013 Chardonnay "Morino", Beni di Batasiolo, Langhe, IT, 2011 Barbera d'Alba "Reccolta", Bottegaio, IT, 2012 Chianti "Classico", Volpaia, IT, 2013 Of course, on Saturday, January 30, we invite you to join us for Michael's Forks & Corks Retail Wine Tasting - hosted by many visiting winemakers! Click here for reservations. Click here for directions to Michael's Wine Cellar. Regular store hours are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday – Saturday. For the convenience of shopping 24 hours a day online, simply click here to shop our web store.
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1/12 Whiskey Tasting

Jan2016-WhiskeyTastingEach month, Michael's Wine Cellar hosts a casual "Whiskey Club Tasting" offering spirit aficionados and novices alike the opportunity to taste a themed line-up of brown spirits - from Scotch, Bourbon to Rye. We'll be starting off the 2016 calendar with a Whiskey Club Tasting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 12 in the Store. This month's featured spirits will include: Builleit Bourbon Knob Creek Bourbon Whistle Pig Rye Wild Turkey 101 Rye Admission is $10/person. Click here to pre-register online, or simply join us this Tuesday evening!
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Whiskey Obsession Festival

WhiskeyObsessionFestivalIt's hard to believe, but our friend Turner C. Moore is already working on the final touches for this year's Whiskey Obsession Festival! Please join us for the 4th Annual Whiskey Obsession Spirits Festival! March 31 & April 1, 2016 Whiskey Obsession is one of the largest whisk(e)y shows in Florida, celebrating fine single malt, blended Scotch and American whiskies, Bourbon and rye, as well as whiskies from Ireland, Australia, France, England, and around the world. The elegant grand tasting event allows guests to sample over 200 premium spirits and interact with distillers, international brand ambassadors, importers, and industry professionals. Gourmet appetizers and a lavish buffet complement the selections. Click here for details about festival events and tickets.
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Tasting of the MMD Legends

Save the date! GrapesHumanity-Tasting-BottlesGrapes for Humanity: Tasting of the MMD Legends March 10, 2016 Featuring 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” event hosted by the Grapes for Humanity Global Foundation at Michael’s Wine Cellar. Click here for more details and tickets. Grapes of Humanity - MMD Legends - Save the Date Ad
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Party Packs for NYE

NYE-2016-ChampagnePerfect for New Year’s Eve (NYE) celebrations — or any gathering! — the Store offers new “Party Packs” for those seeking no-stress wine selections. Our team has a perfect mixed case of wines ready for any party! Please see below to browse our wine specialists' no-hassle picks prepared for you this week! New Year's Best Package $199.95 4 bottles- Sparkling "Mirabelle Brut', Schramsberg, CA, NV $23.95 2 bottles- Chardonnay “Estate”, Alexander Valley Vineyards, CA, 2013 $16.95 2 bottles- Sauvignon Blanc, Bouchard Finlayson, Walker Bay, ZA, 2014 $19.95 2 bottles- Pinot Noir “Postcard Series”, Stark-Conde, Elgin, ZA, 2013 $15.95 2 bottles- Cabernet Sauvignon, The Divining Rod, CA, 2012 $14.95 "Auld Lang Syne" Package $129.95 4 bottles- Sparkling "Brut", Francois Montand, FR, NV $10.95 2 bottles- Chateau Marjosse Blanc, Bordeaux Superieur, FR, 2013 $18.95 2 bottles- Chardonnay, Sean Minor, Central Coast, CA, 2014 $12.95 2 bottles- Chateau Marjosse Rouge, Bordeaux, FR, 2012 $18.95 2 bottles- Cabernet Sauvignon "The First Lady", Warwick, ZA, 2013 $13.95 Stop in the store, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. to pick up your 12-bottle wine "party pack" for all your NYE celebrations as we ring in 2016! Plus, for your convenience, Michael’s Wine Cellar is happy to offer a courier service for wine, spirits and beer purchases. Contact the Wine Store for complete details: 941-366-0007, ext. 249.
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South African Wine Dinner

Please join us for a South African wine dinner hosted by special guests from this January as part of the popular Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival! South African Wine Dinner Featuring Babylonstoren & Paul Cluver Hosted by Charl Coetzee, Winemaker, Babylonstoren & Liesl Rust, Paul Cluver, Co-Owner & Sister of Paul Cluver himself!  Friday, January 29, 2016 7 p.m. at Michael's Wine Cellar Admission is $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and reservations are required as seating is limited. Click here to make reservations online or call 941-366-0007, ext. 229. Babylonstoren WineryBabylonstoren Babylonstoren is one of the best preserved werfs (farm yards) in the Cape Dutch tradition. The property includes the manor house from 1777 as well as pioneer structures which date back to the founding of the farm in 1690. The Koornhuis (for storing wheat and hay) and the old cellar are exceptional to see. An ornate fowl house, pigeon loft, leaning bell tower and historic gates embellish a traditional courtyard surrounded by a low, whitewashed wall.
Today, Babylonstoren is a Cape Dutch farm with vineyards and orchards surrounded by the dramatic mountains of the Drakenstein Valley. The Babylonstoren logo, which consists of the pipe, representing the farm, the flower, representing the garden and the bird, representing nature, combines the very essence of Babylonstoren and that is keeping things simple and as true to the earth as possible.
Paul Cluver WineryPaul Cluver This family-owned, family-run winery is located in the cool-climate Elgin Valley, approximately 70km southeast of Cape Town. The property has been in ownership of the Cluver Family since 1896. Recognized as pioneers of wine in the area, the family continues to focus on producing elegant wines that are expressive of the terroir.
The wine business forms part of larger holistic farming business called De Rust Estate. In addition to the vineyards and cellar, there are apple and pear orchards, a Hereford stud and eco-tourism activities, including amphitheater concerts, on the farm. This estate forms part of the UNESCO world heritage site, the Kogelberg Biosphere. Half of the estate has been set aside for conservation into perpetuity. De Rust is one of the first farms in South Africa to enter into a stewardship contract agreement with Cape Nature. The objective of which is to conserve the pristine habitat on the property in perpetuity by means of provisions attached to the property’s title deeds. The conserved area is in excess of 1000ha, and is now called the Cluver Family Reserve. This reserve includes a game camp for antelope that used to occur in the area.
We are thrilled to host multiple winemaker events at Michael's Wine Cellar, Michael's On East and the Michael's On East Ballroom in January 2016 as part of the annual Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival produced by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals. Click here for more information about other special wine events.  
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Napa Valley Wine Dinner

Please join us for a special Napa Valley wine dinner hosted by special guests from The Hess Collection and Rombauer Vineyards this January! Napa Valley Wine Dinner Featuring The Hess Collection & Rombauer Vineyards Hosted by Kate Ayres, Associate Winemaker, The Hess Collection & Luke Clayton, Winemaker, Rombauer Vineyards Saturday, January 30, 2016 7 p.m. at Michael's Wine Cellar Admission is $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity, and reservations are required as seating is limited. Click here to make reservations online or call 941-366-0007, ext. 229. The Hess CollectionHess Collection Hess Family Wine Estates is recognized as one of the premier family-owned companies in the world of wine. Each of the family’s wineries – in California, Argentina, and South Africa – produce highly acclaimed wines that stand alongside the very best. The portfolio includes The Hess Collection, Hess Select, Bodega Colomé and Amalaya. Donald Hess established his first Mount Veeder vineyard in 1978, recognizing from the beginning that on these ridges and benchlands, the potential for great wine growing was clear. A deep, rocky mix of ancient seabed and volcanic soils provides a home for vineyard blocks producing small, concentrated fruit that reflects the challenges, and rewards, of farming at higher altitudes in the coolest mountain growing region in Napa. Wine, Elevated.
Today, The Hess Collection focuses on producing exceptional wines from Bordeaux and Chardonnay varieties, farming estate vineyards on Mount Veeder, at the Allomi vineyard in Pope Valley and at the Su’skol vineyard in American Canyon, near San Pablo Bay. The Hess Collection winery continued this pioneering spirit, combining a quest to reach ever higher levels of quality and excellence with an abiding respect for the land, and for Napa history. The Hess Collection winery is a historic site where wine was first produced in the 1860’s, anchored in a native stone building hewn by masons in 1903. After an extensive renovation and restoration, the winery first opening in mid-1989, joined by The Hess Art Collection, displaying world-renowned selections from Donald Hess’s personal contemporary art collection in a beautiful 13,000 sq ft museum. The first vintage release for The Hess Collection was the 1983 Mount Veeder Cabernet Sauvignon, and over the next 30 years and counting Hess wines have received wide acclaim, ranking among the Top 100 wines in various Wine Spectator and Wine Enthusiast polls, and as among America’s Most Popular Restaurant Wines in the annual Wine & Spirits Restaurant poll. The Hess 2012 releases mark the winery’s 30th vintage anniversary. The Hess Collection was among the first California wineries to demonstrate, define and certify sustainable practices in both vineyard and winery operations, a long Hess family tradition reflected in the direction Donald Hess first gave in 1978, “Nurture the land, and return what you take.” The Hess Collection is certified under Napa Green for both land and winery standards, and is also certified as part of the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance. Visitors to the winery home on Mount Veeder find an elevated experience combining wine, art, culinary and historical explorations, now led by the fifth generation of the Hess family.
Rombauer VineyardsRombauer Vineyards Rombauer Vineyards was established in 1980, when the Rombauer family harvested their rst grapes — Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley’s Stags Leap District. Nearly 35 years later, the winery remains family owned and operated with members of the first and second generations involved in the business.
When founders Koerner and Joan Rombauer moved their two children, two horses and ve dogs to Napa Valley in 1972, they had no intention of starting a winery. They chose the area because it reminded them of the small-town, agricultural environment in which they had grown up, and it appeared to be a clean, safe place to raise their children. They purchased 40 acres of beautiful hilltop land on the Silverado Trail near the town of St. Helena. The Rombauers did have a great appreciation for the role of wine in the ne dining experience. Koerner’s great aunt Irma Rombauer was the author of the internationally renowned cookbook the Joy of Cooking, and Koerner’s ancestors were from the winegrowing region of Rheingau, Germany, where wine is considered an essential complement to a meal. It didn’t take long for Koerner and Joan to become fascinated with the growing Napa Valley wine industry. In 1976, the same year as the famed Judgment of Paris, they became partners in Conn Creek Winery. There, Koerner learned the wine business rst in the cellar, working hand in hand with the winemaker and learning all phases of winery operations. In 1980, the Rombauers sold their interest in Conn Creek Winery and decided to invest of a winery of their own. That year, they harvested their rst grapes, marking the beginning of Rombauer Vineyards. The first wines were produced at Shafer Vineyards and in Koerner’s garage, which was bonded as a winery for the purpose. In 1982, the Rombauer family broke ground for construction of a winery on the property adjacent to their home. Today, under the direction of Director of Winemaking and Viticulture Richie Allen, Rombauer Vineyards combines traditional viticultural and winemaking practices with the best available technology to ensure the highest quality wine production. The winery produces critically acclaimed Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Zinfandel and Sauvignon Blanc.
We are thrilled to host multiple winemaker events at Michael's Wine Cellar, Michael's On East and the Michael's On East Ballroom in January 2016 as part of the annual Forks & Corks Food & Wine Festival produced by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals. Click here for more information about other special wine events.  
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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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Last-Minute Gifts

Last-Minute-Gifts-BoxesWe know these final few weeks of the year can be extra-hectic. If you're still working to quickly wrap-up all your holiday shopping, the team at Michael's Wine Cellar is pleased to provide you one-stop shopping for all your last-minute gift giving needs!

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

Coveted Wine Dinner Reservations: Forks & Corks Wine Dinners Announced We're pleased to announce that reservations are now available for our two most popular wine dinners each year! Make reservations now for Michael's "Forks & Corks" Wine Dinners on Friday, January 29 and Saturday, January 30 at Michael's Wine Cellar. (Contact us via phone at 941-366-0007, ext. 229 with any questions regarding our wine dinner events.) Gift Cards Stop in the Restaurant or Wine Cellar to purchase gift cards and we'll provide you with a $20 bonus certificate for each $100 gift card purchase! (Limited time offer; some restrictions apply.) A Bottle of Bubbly! We've brought in plenty of bubbles for your holiday celebrations and special bottles to ring in the New Year. Click here to browse our online inventory or stop in the store to purchase sparkling wines locally. Gourmet Gift Baskets Many gourmet gift baskets are readily available for purchase from Michael's Wine Cellar, but place your order for any personalized baskets (941-366-0007, ext. 249) by this Monday, December 21 to ensure local delivery by Christmas. Wine Accessories From popular wine breathers (used to decant all red wines table-side at Michael's On East!), to Corkcicles, Champagne stoppers and wine bags, drop by Michael's Wine Cellar for stocking stuffers and special gifts for all wine connoisseurs!
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2016 Calendar of Events

CalendarWe 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 popular events. Open House Wine Tastings Michael’s Open House Wine Tastings are offered on the first Saturday of most months year-round, offer a relaxing afternoon and opportunity to discover new favorite vintages among more than 60 fabulous wines! Admission is $10 per persona and advanced reservations are NOT required for these casual, walk-about wine tastings. 2016 Open House Wine Tasting Events Saturday, January 30 - 3-5 pm (NOTE TIME for this Forks & Corks Wine Tasting) Saturday, February 6  - 2 to 4 pm Saturday March 5 - 2 to 4 pm Saturday, April 9 - 2 to 4 pm (PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE!) Saturday, May 14 - 2 to 4 pm Saturday, June 4 -  2 to 4 pm Saturday, July 9 - 2 to 4 pm Saturday, August 6 - 2 to 4 pm Saturday, September 10 - 2 to 4 pm Saturday, October 1 - 2 to 4 pm Saturday, Nov 19 - 2 to 4 pm (Holiday Open House & Toy Drive) Saturday, December 10 - 2 to 4 pm (Holiday Open House & Toy Drive) Wine Dinners Michael’s Wine Dinners are extravagant, multi-course feasts paired with fine wines from around the world and visiting wine personalities. Our wine specialists select each wine, and our culinary staff creates a menu to complement the intricate layers of the wines. $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity Reservations are required and space is limited for our wine dinner events.  Friday, January 29 – Babylonstoren & Paul Cluver "Forks & Corks" Wine Dinner Saturday, January 30 – Hess Collection & Rombauer "Forks & Corks" Wine Dinner Saturday March 5 – 7 pm Saturday, April 2 – 7 pm Saturday, May 14 – 7 pm Saturday, June 4 – 7 pm Saturday, July 9 – 7 pm Saturday, August 6 – 7 pm Saturday, September 10 – 7 pm Saturday, October 1 – 7 pm (Plus our annual Holiday Champagne Tasting set for 6-8 pm on Wednesday, December 14, 2016!) Whiskey Club Tastings Michael’s Wine Cellar is also pleased to offer Whiskey Club tastings in the Store on at 6:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of most months. Admission is $10 per person and reservations are strongly encouraged. All of the products tasted will be available for purchase or special order the night of the event.  
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Forks & Corks Events

Wine Dinner Round Table We are thrilled to announce details for the numerous Forks & Corks events hosted at Michael's Wine Cellar, Michael's On East and the Michael's On East Ballroom in January 2016! Some of the most remarkable - and popular - functions include two wine dinner events hosted by visiting winemakers, in town for Forks & Corks! Michael’s Wine Dinners feature extravagant five-course feasts designed to complement a specific winery or portfolio. South African Wine Dinner Featuring Babylonstoren & Paul Cluver  Hosted by Charl Coetzee (Babylonstoren, Winemaker) & Liesl Rust (Paul Cluver, Co-Owner) Friday, January 29, 2016 7 p.m. at Michael's Wine Cellar $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity Click here to make reservations online or call 941-366-0007, ext. 229. Napa Valley Wine Dinner Featuring The Hess Collection & Rombauer Vineyards Hosted by Kate Ayers (The Hess Collection, Associate Winemaker) & Luke Clayton (Rombauer Vineyards, Winemaker) Saturday, January 30, 2016 7 p.m. at Michael's Wine Cellar $95 per person, plus tax and gratuity Click here to make reservations online or call 941-366-0007, ext. 229. Forks & Corks "Open House" Wine Tasting Also mark your calendar for Michael's Retail Forks & Corks Wine Tasting, 3-5 p.m. on Saturday, January 30, 2016. All are welcome to attend a casual afternoon tasting at Michael’s Wine Cellar in celebration of Forks & Corks. Take advantage of this unique opportunity to meet winemakers and winery owners from around the world, plus, of course, taste the wines that are their true pride and joy! Admission is $10 per person. No RSVP is required for this casual Saturday afternoon wine tasting, simply join us at Michael’s Wine Cellar, but please note the time: 3-5 p.m. Click here to make online reservations in advance for this casual tasting event. Forks & Corks University The Sarasota-Manatee Originals are also accepting reservations for Forks & Corks University, an educational program scheduled for the morning and afternoon on Saturday, January 30 this year. Full-day and half-day seminars, including a wine luncheon are available with Michael's On East, Michael's Wine Cellar and the Michael's Ballroom hosting various aspects of each event. Click here for details and reservations to Forks & Corks University.   Please note that tickets to the 2016 Forks & Corks Grand Tasting produced by the Sarasota-Manatee Originals sold out in just a few minutes in November 2015. We hope you'll be able to join us for these numerous other opportunities to meet visiting winemakers throughout Forks & Corks weekend including these special events on property at Michael's.     
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Gift Card Bonus

Gift CardIn addition to fine wines which make perfect hostess gifts and gourmet gift baskets which are great for those difficult-to-shop for friends and family members on your gift list, a Michael’s On East & Michael’s Wine Cellar gift card is sure to please. This holiday season give the very best of Sarasota: share the gift of great food, fine wines and culinary culture with Michael’s On East & Michael’s Wine Cellar gift cards. For a limited time, we are pleased to offer a special gift to you: Receive a $20 bonus gift certificate with every $100 gift card purchase! For a limited time only, so be sure to purchase your holiday gifts for clients, family, friends and neighbors today. Click here to purchase gift cards online, call 941-366-0007, ext. 249 or stop in the restaurant or wine shop to purchase gift cards. NOTE: With the holidays quickly approaching, we now recommend stopping in the Store or Restaurant to purchase gift cards. Purchases made before January 15, 2016, qualify for the $20 bonus certificate. When purchasing a $100 gift certificate or more online, there is no need to select an extra checkout option for the bonus certificate. All orders placed on or before January 15, 2016 will automatically include the $20 bonus certificate. The $20 bonus certificate is valid through May 31, 2016. Some restrictions apply.
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Tomorrow: Champagne!

It's time for our most SPARKLING event of the season - and ten tickets are still available for tomorrow evening's Holiday Champagne Tasting.

Plus, earn DOUBLE Gulf Coast Connoisseur Club points on any purchase of 6+ bottles of sparkling wines during the event. Tis the season to celebrate with bubbly! Featured Champagnes & International Sparkling Wines: (Just a few of the 60+ Sparkling Wines to be poured tomorrow night!) Champagne "Grand Brut", Perrier-Jouet, FR, NV Champagne "Authentic Brut", Canard-Duchene, FR, NV Champagne "Brut Majeur", Ayala, FR, NV Champagne "Belle Epoque", Perrier-Jouet, FR, 2006 Champagne "Rose", Laurent Perrier, FR, NV Champagne "La Grande Dame", Veuve Cliquot, FR, 2004 Champagne "Brut Reserve", Billecart-Salmon, FR, NV Sparkling "Wedding Cuvee", Iron Horse Vineyards, Sonoma County, CA, 2011 Sparkling "J. Schram", Schramsberg, North Coast, CA, 2006 Prosecco "Zeta Dry", Zardetto, IT, 2012 Cava “Extremarium”, Mont Marcal, ES, NV Click here for reservations for this popular event set for 6 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, December 16. Admission is $50 per person.
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Kosher Wine for Hanukkah

Hanukkah-MenorahIt's time to pick-up your Kosher wines for Hanukkah! Kosher wine is produced according to Judaism’s religious law, specifically, Jewish dietary laws (kashrut). We are privileged to work with the Jewish community throughout the year catering many Jewish organization functions, special Temple events and many weddings offering a Kosher menu, so it is our pleasure to offer several Kosher wines available for retail purchase from our local wine and spirits shop, Michael’s Wine Cellar. Michael's Wine Cellar is currently offering the following Kosher wines: Chardonnay "Kosher", Alfasi, Valle Del Maule, CL, 2012 $9.95 Tasting Notes: Dry, crisp, and well-balanced with hints of apple and pear. Cabernet Sauvignon “Kosher”, Alfasi, Valle Del Maule, CL, 2013 $9.95 Tasting Notes: Full-bodied with flavors and aromas of dark berry and cherry and well integrated oak. Alfasi is produced by Chilean winemaker Héctor Saldivia. Héctor and his team have achieved several goals in the grape-producing and oenological areas. Their achievements range from obtaining over a thousand planted hectares and developing new wine production lines, to the introduction of new wine making techniques while consolidating the existing techniques. One of the main concerns and responsibilities that Alfasi has as a company is to care for the environment for the future generations. The vineyard is involved in knowing and resolving issues regarding global warming. It is for this reason that Alfasi has taken considerations in the matter and is working to neutralize its carbon dioxide emissions involved in wine transportation by purchasing carbon assets (carbon points) from the specialized environmental company, First Climate Alfasi wines are certified Kosher.  
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Sip & Shop on 12/5

ChardonnayEach 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 shopping list and wine pairings: Chenin Blanc, MAN Family WInes, Coastal Region, ZA Chardonnay "Red Label", Newton Vineyards, Napa, CA Pinot Noir “Estate”, Hook & Ladder Vineyards, Russian River Valley, CA Zinfandel "Sin Zin", Alexander Valley Vineyards, CA Click here for a map to our retail store located at 1283 South Tamiami Trail in Midtown Plaza, Sarasota. Michael's Wine Cellar's regular store hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Saturday. For the convenience of shopping 24 hours a day online, simply click here to shop our web store.
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Cyber Week - Wine Special

Cyber Monday becomes Cyber Week! Extended! We're extending ouronline #CyberMonday offer through www.michaelswinecellar.com for our wine-loving friends and clients across the country this year!  CyberMonday-Extended2015 Shop online  through Friday, December 4, 2015, and save 15% off all South African wines. Order now to take advantage of our entire Cyber Week of savings and stock-up for all your holiday celebrations and hostess gifts.  Simply enter the promo code ZA15 this Monday - Friday to take advantage of the special offer, valid on more than 75 South African wines Michael has specially-sourced through our Connoisseur Club trips to the Cape Winelands! Click here to shop now.
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South African Wines: Save 15%

Extended! We're extending ouronline #CyberMonday offer through www.michaelswinecellar.com for our wine-loving friends and clients across the country this year!  CyberMonday-WineSpecialShop online this "Cyber Monday" (November 30, 2015) through Friday, December 4, 2015, and save 15% off all South African wines. Order now to take advantage of our entire Cyber Week of savings and stock-up for all your holiday celebrations and hostess gifts.  Simply enter the promo code ZA15 this Monday - Friday to take advantage of the special offer, valid on more than 75 South African wines Michael has specially-sourced through our Connoisseur Club trips to the Cape Winelands! Click here to shop now.
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Cyber Monday Wine Special

Can't join us at our local retail wine store? We'll be featuring an online #CyberMonday offer through www.michaelswinecellar.com for our wine-loving friends and clients across the country this year!  CyberMonday-WineSpecialShop online this "Cyber Monday" (November 30, 2015) and save 15% off all South African wines Simply enter the promo code ZA15 this Monday to take advantage of the special offer, valid on more than 75 South African wines Michael has specially-sourced through our Connoisseur Club trips to the Cape Winelands! Click here to shop now.
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Small Business Saturday

We invite you to join the #ShopSmall movement and support all your favorite local, independent businesses today, on "Small Business Saturday!"

Shop Small for Small Business SaturdaySMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY SIP & SHOP

Plus, "sip and shop" today with these featured wines at Michael's Wine Cellar: Mulderbosch Rose (South Africa), Passages Chardonnay (South Africa), Primarius Pinot Noir (Oregon) and Graham Beck Shiraz "Game Reserve" (South Africa).

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY IN-STORE SPECIAL

Wine Breather - Decanter We hope you'll join us today to pick up your favorite boutique wines or small batch spirits, plus take advantage of a special one-day sale on one of our most popular holiday gifts! (This is also the same decanter used table-side for all red wines served in the Restaurant!) Wine Breather Regular Price: $39.95 #ShopSmall Saturday Price: $34.95 Valid today (Saturday, 11/28), in-store only, 10am - 5pm at Michael's Wine Cellar.
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Champagne Tasting

ChampageGlassesToastIt'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 than 20 fabulous Champagnes and sparkling wines from around the world. $50 per person Register now and prepare to stock up for all your holiday gatherings and New Year’s Eve celebrations. Please click here to register online for this special Sparkling/Champagne Tasting or call 941-366-0007, ext. 229 to reserve your glass! Reservations are required and space is limited. (The past years' tastings have sold out extremely quickly!)
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Michael's Wine Cellar
1283 S. Tamiami Trail
Sarasota, FL 34239