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“Vive la France” Wine Tasting Seminar, Friday February 23rd 7pm

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Stop by Wine World 133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC
or Call us at 803 279 9522 to reserve your space.
Only $25/person ($18 for WINE CLUB Members)
Attendees will be offered special prices when ordering these wines.
Pre-Paid reservation is required to save your place.

with Jeremy Sutton of Kysela Pere et Fils

With Jeremy as our guide We’ll sample 10 great wines, Sparkling and Red wine from the Rhone, Sauvignon Blanc from Sancerre, Pinot Noir and Gamay from Burgundy, Mourvedre from Provence, and Sauternes from Bordeaux. Join Us!

Cave Carod, Clairette de Die (NV)
Domaine Jean Reverdy, Sancerre La Reine Blanche (2016)
Château de Ségriès, Côtes du Rhône (2015)
Domaine Grand Veneur, Côtes du Rhône Les Champauvins (2015)
Colline, Vacqueyras St-Jean Rouge (2014)
Domaine Thierry Mortet, Bourgogne Passe-tout-grains (2015)
Domaine Thierry Mortet, Gevrey-Chambertin (2015)
Domaine Grand Veneur, Châteauneuf-du-Pape Les Origines (2015)
Domaine de la Bégude, Bandol Rouge (2014)
Château Gravas, Sauternes (2015)

Accompanied by cheeses, tasty tidbits and French bread.
Reserve now! The number of places is limited.
$25 paid reservation. ($18 for Wine Club Members)
$30 at the door, if places are available.

Call us at 803 279 9522 to reserve your space using your credit card,
or Stop by Wine World 133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841 to pay with a check, cash, or credit card.
(you may also mail a check, but please do so early, reservation is not guaranteed)
Attendees will be offered special prices when ordering these wines.
Pre-Paid reservation is required to save your place.

WINE WORLD, 133 Georgia Avenue, North Augusta, 29841.
Telephone: 803-279-9522

Third Thursday February 15th Drop-In Wine Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
803.279.9522

Wine World wines, Third Thursday February 15th 2018:

Yalumba Y Series Sangiovese Rose, South Australia
A highly aromatic wine showing notes of strawberries and cream, lavender and pomegranate. The palate is vibrant and refreshing with layers of rhubarb, blood orange and cranberry. Sophisticated with a dry finish of zesty acidity.
Enjoy with rock melon wrapped in prosciutto; Thai-style sweet corn fritters or strawberry gazpacho.

Bellingham Citrus Grove Chenin Blanc, South Africa
Vibrant gold with bright green glimmers packed with punchy citrus aromas of orange, tangerine, and a tropical twist of honey melon and pineapple. On the palate is a fresh surge of key lime and Clementine flavors brushed with minerality on the zesty mouth watering finish.
Enjoy it with sushi, Thai chicken wraps, Caesar salads or crumbed calamari.

Harken Chardonnay, California
The nose is flint, minerals, toasted almonds, honeysuckle and a touch of butter. Flavors are toasted bread, honeydew melon, ripe pear and oak. Medium warming finish with some oaky bitterness. Cantaloupe with prosciutto, seared white fish over herbed farro, Burgers on the grill.

Famille Laplace 2014 Domaine Mouréou Red, Madiran, France
70% Tannat 30% Cab Franc One of several properties owned by the Laplace family, this estate has produced a ripe, juicy and generously tannic wine. It has luscious acidity as well as bold black-currant fruit. With some dark tannins and a firm structure, it can age. Drink starting from 2018. Dark earthy nose, robust black cherry, vanilla oak, coffee and rose petals. Tannic structure, sweet front. Complex berry fruit flavours with bitter oak skin tannic finish. Has moderate aging potential, but would pair with venison just fine now. Ribeye, Seared Duck Breast, Cassoulet. 91pts Wine Enthusiast

Jean Loron Gamay Noir, Vin de France
Shows a deep intense purple color with garnet and purple reflections. Intense aromas of ripe Black Berry & blueberry, with licorice spice and mineral notes. The mouth feel is round with a pleasant sweetness and intense fruit flavors. Easy to access, Jean is full of freshness and the bright finish lingers.
Roasted Chicken, Roast Beef, Grilled Salmon

Ravage Cabernet, California
76% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Merlot, 10% Zinfandel, 3% Syrah, 1% other reds
Dark and seductive with lush blackberry and rich, dense flavors; ripe and showing vanilla and velvety texture. Fruity with hints of BlackBerry, Plum and tobacco. Smooth tannins, nice acidity and paired nicely with a smoked white cheddar. Blue Cheese Burger, Hearty Chili, Meat Lover’s Pizza

First Friday February 2nd Drop-In Wine Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
803.279.9522

Wine World Wines, First Friday February 2nd, 2018:

Barnard Griffin Pinot Gris 2016 Columbia Valley, Washington
Juicy acidity lends a fresh, vibrant feel to the apple and pear flavors found in this delicious Pinot Gris. Subtle elements of orange blossom and honey complete the package. Rich fish (salmon, tuna etc), Shellfish, Mature and Hard Cheeses.

Domaine De Pellehaut Blanc 2015 Gascogne, France
Sauvignon, Colombard, Ugni Blanc, Chardonnay, Gros Manseng and Petit Manseng.
Delicately coloured with green tints. Lemon zest, peach, grapefruit, and pineapple on the nose. On the palate, complex palate of pear, lime, pineapple, honey and grapefruit. A perfect match for seafood.

Sokol Blosser Evolution NV US
A nonvintage blend of White Riesling, Pinot Gris, Semillon, Müller-Thurgau, Gewürztraminer, Muscat Canelli, Chardonnay, Early Muscat Spicy and floral on the nose, this wine is lush and tropical on the palate, with a soft and round sweetness that is tempered by a burst of citrus, leaving the finish clean and crisp. Thai curry, Tandoori chicken, spicy tuna rolls, jambalaya.

Black Beret Grenache Syrah 2015 Minervois, France
80% Grenache, 20% Syrah Deep red colour, purple at the rim. Intense aromas of vanilla, coffee, red fruit, spice and herbs. Rich yet soft on the palate, with well-integrated tannins. Good length. Perfect with all full-flavoured meat dishes, and as ideal with traditional French cuisine as well as more international dishes whose flavours include a note of spice.

Garofoli Farnio, Rosso Piceno 2016 Marche, Italy
60% Montepulciano 40% Sangiovese Lively ruby ​​red. Intense fruity bouquet with hints of ripe plums. Spicy, juicy cherries and berries, dry and slightly vinous in taste. Delicate, well-integrated tannins. cheese pizza, charcuterie, grilled meat.

King & Cannon Cellars, Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 Walla Walla, Washington
Aromas of ripe red and black fruits, licorice, coffee and cassis. Creamy black raspberry and dark cherry flavors. Tannin is smooth and ripe. braised beef ribs, garlic chicken wings, grilled portobellos.

Third Thursday January 18th Drop-In Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
803.279.9522

Wine World Wines, Third Thursday January 18th, 2018

Adria Vini ‘Il Meridione’, Grillo 2015 Sicily, Italy
100% Grillo A ripe and spicy nose with floral and stone fruit characters. The palate has more honeyed stone fruit and savoury notes backed by fresh citrus acidity. No oak was used. Pair with white fish, grilled octopus, or chicken caesar salad.

Domaine de Bernier, Chardonnay 2015 Loire, France
fresh, unoaked, with fruit flavors that echo pears and apples, and an enticing hint of minerality beneath the surface.
Pair with grilled lobster, fish with sauce, chicken curry and hard cheeses.

Brancott, Sauvignon Blanc 2017 Marlborough, New Zealand
Aromas of sweet ripe gooseberry, golden stone fruit, and rock melon. Palate shows apple blossom, lime zest and chive blossom notes surrounding a core of intense and refreshing lemon and grapefruit flavors. This wine can be matched with barbecued prawns or salmon and poached white fish with fresh green salads containing parsley, pepper or lemon. Mediterranean and Turkish dishes with hummus, olives and feta will also match well.

Campo Viejo, Reserva Rioja 2012 Rioja, Spain
Tempranillo. Brick red color. Aromas of bourbon, celery puree, dried cherry, vanilla taffy, and orange peel and dried rose with a slightly chewy, soft, dry-yet-fruity medium body and a polished, short sea sponge and pinto beans finish with papery tannins and moderate oak. Pair with Hoagies, Chicken Parmesan Sandwich, Steak & Potatoes, Beef Stew.

Emporio Wines, Gerberas Garnacha 2016 Aragón, Spain
Bouquet of flowers on the nose, Juicy plum, black cherry, spice, cedar, smooth supplier tannins, raspberry with a little pepper on the edge of the tongue. Eggplant Parmesan, Jambalaya, Bacon Wrapped Chicken Skewers, Hot Dogs.

Bogle, Essential Red 2015 North Coast, California
Old Vine Zinfandel, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon and Petite Sirah fruit of dark berries and black plums is nuanced by the flavors of juniper and dried herbs. The juicy, jammy fruit is framed with spicy cedar and hints of pipe tobacco and cocoa, the American oak lingers. Pair with a Barbecue Burger, Pt. Reyes Blue Cheese, Goulash, Lamb Curry, Dark Chocolate Macarons.

First Friday, January 5th Drop-In Wine Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
803.279.9522

Wine World Wines, Friday, January 5th, 2018

Vina Galana Verdejo 2016 La Mancha Spain
Lemon green color with intense aromas of mango, passion fruit, grass and elderflower. Light bodied with citrus fruit and a touch of fresh herbs kept in balance with a fresh acidity. Lime Chicken, Carnitas, Fish Tacos

Feudo Zirtari Bianco 2016 Sicily, Italy
65% Inzolia, 35 Chardonnay, Deep straw yellow in color, it displays rich floral and fruity notes, with a faint hint of almonds. These sensations are echoed on the palate, along with an acidity that balances out the wine’s alcoholic warmth. Zirtari Bianco makes an exemplary match for many types of food thanks to its complex and varied range of aromas and flavors. This richness makes it ideal for the simplest or most elaborate seafood recipes, or for accompanying white meats. Sicilian grilled octopus, risotto and light pasta dishes, vegetables and soft cheeses.

Moulin de Gassac Guilhem Blanc 2016 Languedoc, France
Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Terret Blanc. Straw-yellow colour, with a nose of acacia and pear and an harmonious palate of apple, pear, lemon, dill and green olive. Coconut fish curry, penne al pesto, seafood gratin, cheese soufflé.

Tormaresca Primitivo 2012 Puglia, Italy
Intense ruby red color. Aromas of plums, and cherries with vanilla and chocolate. On the palate, complex structure with good tannins and a spice note. Brisket, Flank Steak, Braised Lamb Shanks, Grilled Marinated Eggplant.

Chono Red Blend 2014 Maipo Chile
Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot and Tempranillo intense red color. Nose of raisins, mocha and cocoa, with a hint of blueberries and plums. Flavors of plum, berry, tomato, mint, and fennel. Spicy Kebabs, Barbecued Pork Ribs.

Primus Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 Colchagua Valley, Chile
Aromas of red currant, dried cherry, fig, cassis, oak notes of vanilla and sweet spice. Juicy flavors of baked plum, blackberry, cherry, raspberry and blueberry and subtle notes of oak. fine – grained tannins add balance providing a beautiful and lingering finish.
Grilled rib eye with Chimichurri, Pastel de Chocio (deep dish corn casserole with chicken and beef stuffing), Twice baked potatoes with broccoli, Cheddar cheese and fresh scallions.

Third Thursday, December 21st 2016, Drop-In Wine Tasting, 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
803.279.9522

Wine World Wines, Third Thursday December 21st, 2017

Les Vignerons de Florensac Picpoul 2016 Picpoul de Pinet, France
aromas of grapefruit, citrus, and stone fruit flavours of citrus, melon, grapefruit, and orchard fruits with a hint of minerality. Swordfish, Scallops, Clams, Oysters, Rich Cream or Butter Sauces.

Terlato Pinot Grigio, 2016 Friuli, Italy
Bright aromas of green apple, white peach, pear and spring flowers. The palate is complex and layered with ripe peach, apricot, pear and juicy nectarine zest. Mouthfilling texture and crisp, mineral finish. Shellfish, white fish, appetizers and sushi.

Gouguenheim Extra Brut Rose of Malbec, NV, Mendoza, Argentina
100% Malbec Red fruit aromas, cherries and strawberries. Soft tones of cherry on the palate with a gorgeous strawberry finish nicely balanced with acidity. Canapés and fresh salads, Lemon pancakes with strawberry compôte and vanilla cream

Les Jamelles Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, Vin De Pays D’oc, France
Aromas of dark cherries, raspberry, and blackberry, with traces of toasty vanilla and a dusty tone. The palate similar, but even more fruit forward, with a bit of mocha on the finish. Lighter pasta dishes, Shepherd’s Pie, Rich Stews.

Bonny Doon Clos de Gilroy Grenache 2014 Monterey County, California
75% Grenache, 13% Mourvedre, 4% Syrah, 3% Pinot Noir, 2% Cinsaut, 1% Grenache Blanc, 1% Roussanne & 1% Counoise Nose of raspberry, hibiscus, cola and iron. Palate is plum with notes of strawberry and red cherry, pomegranate, black and white pepper. Grilled salmon burger, Peppered Ahi Tuna Steak

Coppola Director’s Cut Zinfandel 2013 Dry Creek Valley, Sonoma County, California
Spicy raspberry nose, with a cigar-box edge, Jammy, dark berries, cracked pepper flavors, baked cherry, green pepper, grilled anise and toffee hints. BBQ Lamb Loin Chops, Duck Ragu, Pizza

South Africa Wine Tasting Seminar, Friday December 15th, 7pm

Space is limited, Sign up now!
Stop by Wine World 133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC
or Call us at 803 279 9522 to reserve your space.
Only $25/person ($18 for WINE CLUB Members)
Attendees will be offered special prices when ordering these wines.
Pre-Paid reservation is required to save your place.

with Jennafer Tuffner of importer Vineyard Brands
Jennafer will be our guide through ten fantastic wines. South Africa has been producing wine for over 350 years and is one of the most exceptional wine regions in the world. We’ll explore some of its most important varietals from some of its best producers!

The Wines:
Southern Right Sauvignon Blanc
Hamilton Russell Ashbourne White
Reyneke Chenin Blanc
Wolftrap Rose
Hamilton Russell Pinot Noir
Porcupine Ridge Syrah
Tormentoso Pinotage
The Chocolate Block
Boekenhoutskloof Syrah
Stark Conde Cabernet Sauvignon

Call us at 803 279 9522 to reserve your space using your credit card,
or Stop by Wine World 133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
to pay with a check, cash, or credit card

Attendees will be offered special prices when ordering these wines.
Pre-Paid reservation is required to save your place.

First Friday, December 1st Drop-In Wine Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
803.279.9522
Wine World Wines, Friday December 1st 2017:

Chateau La Freynelle Blanc 2016, Bordeaux, France
Sauvignon – Sémillon – Muscadelle. Floral fruity nose of white peaches, citrus , and beeswax. Elegant palate of crisp fruit flavors, lively acidity with spicy character and a smooth finish. Lobster terrine, Tofu-stuffed peppers, Fish Tacos.

Tormaresco Chardonnay 2016, Puglia, Italy
Straw yellow in color, with greenish highlights, aromas of white fruit (peach and pineapple), along with hints of jasmine flowers. On the palate, the wine is fragrant and savory with a balanced acidity and a delicately fruity aftertaste. Mackerel with ginger soy sauce, Zucchini Salad.

Colome Torrontes 2016, Salta, Argentina
Floral aromas with juicy yellow plums, rose petals, white peaches and fresh citrus lead to a lovely, slightly spicy and floral, a refreshing palate with a hint of exotic spice. International foods, like Mexican cuisine, Peruvian dishes, and (of course) fresh seafood. 91pts Decanter

Masi Tupungato Malbec-Corvina 2014, Uco Valley, Mendoza, Argentina
Concentrated dark fruit and spices, raisins, with cherries and blackcurrant dominating the nose and palate. Spicy, soft tannins, Full bodied with notes of pepper. bbq Beef, Rich fish, Spicy food, Mature and Hard Cheese.

Coppola Diamond Series Petite Sirah 2011, California
90% Petite Sirah, 7% Cabernet Sauvignon, 3% Merlot. Aromas of Blackberries, cherries, currants, cloves, anise and lavender. Flavors of Plums, cherries, cocoa, dark chocolate, gingerbread, and vanilla toasted oak. Beef · Lamb · Game (deer, venison)

Cigar Zin 2014, California
84% Zinfandel; 12% Syrah; 3% Malbec; 1% Carignane. Aromas of black pepper, clove, boysenberry, white pepper spice, coffee and nutmeg. The palate of brown spice, coffe and cocoa. The wine is balanced with a long and lingering finish. burgers, short ribs, flank steak.

 

Third Thursday, November 16th Drop-In Wine Tasting 5-8pm

Drop-in anytime between 5 and 8pm.
We’ll Taste 3 Whites and 3 Reds
Only $5, and a $2 rebate if you buy a featured bottle!
133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC 29841
803.279.9522

Wine World Third Thursday November 16th, 2017 Wines:

Chapoutier Bila Haut Rose 2016 Pays d’Oc, France
Grenache, Cinsault. Light, pleasant nose, offering soft peach, mango, floral and mineral aromas. Strawberry, red currant and mineral citrus notes, a round palate that finishes dry. Superb with charcuterie and soft cheeses.

Peirano Estate Viognier 2015 Lodi California
Peaches, pineapple, and tropical fruit are complemented by the scent of lemons and ginger. Lush flavors of fresh ripe peaches, apples, pears and orange marmalade, with a hint of spice. Pork loin with apricot stuffing, chicken Kiev, rich, spicy fare.

Dr. Loosen “Dr. L” Dry Riesling 2016 Mosel Germany
Crisp, refreshing, well balanced ripeness and acidity. Dense and concentrated, but delicate and graceful. Spiced duck leg, seafood enchiladas, Lemongrass chicken, crab cakes.

Château Pilet Rouge 2014 Entre-Deux-Mers, Bordeaux France
Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc Aromas combining ripe black fruits and roasted scents. The mouth is fleshy with a dense and tannic flavor which hints of red fruits, moderate structure and tannins with a hint of spice and cedar on the lingering finish. Charcuterie, especially paté and terrines. Cold roast beef. Steak frites, Sausage with chips, Shepherd’s pie, Goat and sheep cheeses.

Ventoux Les Traverses, Paul Jaboulet Aîné 2015 Rhone Valley, France
80% Grenache, 20% Syrah deep garnet with violet hues. Its nose shows notes of tart red berries, with a final note of pepper and liquorice flavors of blood orange, raspberry, fresh pepper and wild herbs rich red berries with hints of pepper and liquorice. steak, sausages, Cassolette of black pudding with cinnamon, Steak tartare, Mignon de porc in a sweet and sour sauce.

Banfi Centine Rosso 2014 Toscana Italy
60% Sangiovese, 20% Merlot, 20% Cabernet Sauvignon Intense ruby red. Fragrant nose, with dark fruit and floral nuances. Medium-bodied, with black cherry and plum flavors and hints of spice. roasts, game, pastas and cheese.

Michele Chiarlo “Wines of the Piedmont” Italian Wine Tasting Seminar, Friday, November 10th 7pm

Space is limited, Sign up now!
Stop by Wine World 133 Georgia Ave. North Augusta, SC
or Call us at 803 279 9522 to reserve your space.
Only $25/person ($18 for WINE CLUB Members)
Attendees will be offered special prices when ordering these wines.
Pre-Paid reservation is required to save your place.

with Adam Verona
Adam will be our guide to the wines of this iconic producer. Barbera, Barbaresco, Barolo, and more, we’ll taste some of the finest wines of the region. Adam has been to Wine World before and is a great presenter of stories, anecdotes, and history of the wines and their producer. Sign up early, we expect this seminar to sell-out!