This is the San Francisco wine tasting not to miss. Local artisan wine makers with the best wines in the world.
The tasting will last about 45 min and will include:
-History and background about the wines
-Information and tasting materials
-Special snacks made by Chef Nikos
-Chance to order any of the wines you loved!
Cost $25 per person
*08/04 Assyrtiko White Wines from the island of Santorini
Discover the ancient world of white wines from the island of Santorini. Discover how an ancient volcanic eruption not only created one of the most breathtaking island of the world but also contributed to some of the world’s best white wines.
-Argyros “Atlantis” 11 Assyrtiko (Santorini,GR) lively lemon rind/ petrol/ minerals/ clean finish
-Sigalas, 11 Assyrtiko (Santorini GR) prickly citrus/ minerals/ petrol/ persistent finish 91 Points –Wine Spectator
-Thalassitis 12 Assyrtiko (Santorini) bone dry/ full bodied minerality/ citrus/ sea salt/ old vines
*08/11 Pinot Noir from the California Central Coast & Napa Valley
Do you love pinot noir? Then this is the tasting for you. We will embark on a wine journey with an old-world style pinot from a Greek family in Napa (Carneros) to a fruity and luscious pinot from the Santa Barbara central coast.
-Fotinos 09 Pinot Noir (Napa Valley) earth flavors/ dried cherries/ nuts/ violets/ baking spices/ gold medal SF Chronicle 2013 (170 cases produced) **available by allocation only through Mezes**
-Chasseur Vrai Cotes 11 Pinot Noir (Sonoma/ Russian River) strawberry/ raspberry/ dried roses/ light clove (695 cases produced)
-Wonderwall 12 Pinot Noir (Central Coast) bright cherries/ orange zest/ unsweetened choco/ cigar box (400 cases produced)
*08/18 Arger Martucci (Napa Valley)
This Greek American family has partnered with some long-time friends to make some fantastic Napa Valley wines. Join us for a taste of “Napa wonderful” with just the right amount of Greek finesse and creativity.
Arger-Martucci 07 Syrah (Napa Valley) Greek American boutique winemaker/ elegant red cherries/ white pepper (+/- 1000 cases produced)
Arger-Martucci 07 Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley) black cherry/ plum hints of cinnamon/ 94 points by Wine Enthusiast Magazine (+/- 600 cases produced)
+ Secret Wine Selection to be announced at the tasting
*08/25 Rhone Blends (Central Coast)
If you are a fan of Rhone style wines, this is the tasting for you! Another set of Greek Americans pave the way with a fantastic Syrah blend and a well refined and elegantly layered Grenache blend. We will also be tasting the The Offering 2011 which has set the bar for Rhone-style wine making in California’s central coast. Taste them all and see which one you fall in love with.
Pantheon Demetria 10 Syrah Blend (Santa Barbara) Greek American boutique producer/ black cherry/ raspberry/ sweet spices/ hint of anise
Konstantine Demetria 10 Grenache Blend (Santa Barbara) Greek American boutique producer/ lavender/ violets/ raspberries/ blueberries/ bitter-sweet choc
The Offering 10 Rhone Blend (Santa Barbara) mix-berry cobbler/ dark cocoa/ light black pepper