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First Friday, August 4th, 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

Banfi La Pettegola Vermentino, Tuscany, Italy 2016
Pale yellow. Delightfully fresh with an intense fruit forward bouquet of dried papaya and green apple. Fresh, crisp with well-balanced acidity and a bright finish. Seafood, Salads, Sandwiches and Green Vegetable dishes.

Mirabello Prosecco, Veneto, Italy NV
Fresh and gently fruity fizz from northeast Italy (Veneto) with citrus and green apple aromas. Delicate and lively on the palate with ripe, lightly grapey fruit, zesty acidity and a clean, refreshing finish. frittata, sushi, prawn toasts.

Muscadet Sèvre et Maine sur lie “Gneiss de Bel Abord”, Loire, France 2016
Golden yellow, intense and brilliant. Complex nose combining white fruits (quince, peach) well walls and delicate floral notes. The palate is rich and long, well balanced between fresh and beautiful chiseled minerality and intense ripe fruit. Seafood, white meat, fish.

Feudo Zirtari, Nero d’Avola/Syrah, Sicily, Italy 2012
Deep ruby red in color, it offers perfumes of fresh red fruits and a delicate but appealing spiciness., On the palate, it is elegant yet full-flavored, with a supple and pleasantly refreshing texture. Grilled meats, roasts, pasta and rice dishes, mature cheeses.

Domaine de Verquière, AOC Côtes du Rhône, France 2015
Grenache: 80% Syrah: 20% With a strong beautiful red colour, alive with round, fresh with tart black fruits, peppery notes, and background spice. Dark layered fruit with some floral notes from the Grenache are balanced by spicy, peppery notes from the Syrah and the finish is long and lingering. Rabbit, Lamb, Mediterranean cuisine.

Honoro Vera, Cabernet Sauvignon, Jumilla, Spain 2015
Deep ruby, Perfumed scents of cassis, blackberry and cedary oak carry subtle tobacco and vanilla overtones. Juicy and focused on the palate, offering dark berry, bitter cherry and cracked pepper flavors that unfold slowly. Dusty tannins add shape and grip to the smoky finish, which hangs on with good spicy tenacity.
Braised Beef Short Ribs, Zucchini Gratin with Tomato Confit, Point Reyes Blue Cheese Crostini.

“Italian Wines with Jean Pierre Chambas” Wine Tasting Seminar, Friday July 28th, 7-9pm

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.

Italian Wines with Jean Pierre Chambas
Jen Pierre, CEO of Aleph Wines, will guide us through ten of his favorite Italian offerings. JP will tell us about the producers of these wines and share personal anecdotes. Jean-Pierre’s seminars are always wonderful; great wines, great stories, great information on the wines. (sign up early)

The Wines:

Masciarelli Montepulciano D’Abruzzo

Tommasi Soave Superiore

Tommasi “Le Rosse” Pinot Grigio

Tommasi Rafael Valpolicella Classico Superiore

Poggio Al Tufo Cabernet Sauvignon

Tommasi Filodora Prosseco

Masseria Surani Heracles (Primtivo)

Casisano Rosso Di Montalcino

Casisano Brunello

Third Thursday, July 20th, 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 Thursday, July 20th, 2017

Laurent Perrachon, Beaujolais Blanc, France 2016
Chardonnay, “Perle Blanche” Aromas of white blossom, stone fruit and apple accents of crushed herb (chervil, perhaps) and a little butter. Flavors of pear, apple, peach, and a dusting of crushed stone. Refreshing on its or with roast chicken, seafood and more.

Wairau River, Pinot Gris, Marlborough, NZ 2014
Vines dating back to 1990 planting, cool-fermented in stainless-steel, with a portion in seasoned French oak. Aromatic yellow stonefruits with nuts and kernels, with exotic florals and spice notes. Medium to full bodied, luscious flavours of stonefruits, florals and honeysuckle. White meat dishes and Middle Eastern fare.

Houchart Cote du Provence Rosè, France 2016
Grenache, Cinsault, Mourvèdre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah. Nose is fresh, with strawberry and red berry notes, delicate aromas of yellow peach and grapefruit. Fresh and delicious, with a fine attack, it is well balanced and long in the mouth. Grilled Mahi-Mahi, Goat Cheese stuffed Chicken Breast
91pts Wine Enthusiast

Frescobaldi, Remole, Toscana, Italy 2015
85% Sangiovese, 15% Cabernet Sauvignon. Deep purple-red color, brilliant and intense. Aromas of raspberry, blackberry and black cherry, followed by aromatic and spicy notes of black pepper and eucalyptus. Fresh, medium-full bodied Remole proves to be an elegant wine with a long finish. Cured meats and sausages, barbecued meats and vegetables

Montes, Classic Merlot, Colchagua, Chile 2014
85% Merlot, 15% Carmenère, fruitiness and spicy black pepper, Red currant and dark plum flavors. Notes of dried green herbs, with hints of chocolate and pepper. Chicken with mushroom sauce and roasted potatoes, Humitas (Chilean tamales), Lasagna.

Howling Moon, Pinot Noir, Monterey, California 2014
A medium bodied 100% Pinot Noir. Aromas of cherry and raspberry with hints vanilla and spice on the finish. Pairs with chicken or veal Parmesan and semi sweet chocolate desserts.

First Friday, July 7th, 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, July 7th, 2017

Bodegas Latue, Tempranillo Rosado, La Mancha, Spain, 2016
Vivid pink in color,strawberry and watermelon notes on the nose. Moth shows soft acidity, cherry and a pleasant tang vibrancy. Semolina Cavatelli, Braised Free-Range Veal, Yellow and Red Cherry Tomato Confit.

Mondavi, Private Selection, Bourbon Barrel, Chardonnay, Monterey, CA, 2015
Golden yellow, with aromas of vanilla, toasted coconut, flavors of ripe pineapple, juicy peach, toasty oak, and caramel, rich and present bourbon effect. English cheddar, roasted pork tenderloin, shrimp scampi.

Villa, Riesling Kabinett, Mosel, Germany 2014
Aromas & Flavors of Honey, Candied Lemon, Green Apple, Dried Apricot, Honeysuckle, crisp acidy and a hint of minerality. Cider-Dijon pork chops with roasted yams and apples.

Coto De Hayas, Garnacha Centenaria, Campo de Borja, Spain 2014
Delicious dark plummy fruits on the nose, with hints of vanilla spice, leather and red liquorice. On the palate, dark fruits, cocoa, cardamom dusty cedary oak and boysenberry jam notes frame blackberry and clove flavors, Seafood Paella, Wine Braised Short Ribs.

Jamieson Ranch Vineyards, Whiplash Malbec, California 2014
Garnet color, aromas of spice and plum, palate has notes of black cherry and fig soft tannins and a smooth finish. Duck Confit with Blueberry Sauce, BBQ Pulled Pork and Honey Glazed Ham.

Chateau Souverain Cabernet, California 2014
Deep ruby-purple in color and boasts vivid aromas of roasted vanilla, mocha and baking spices with elegant layers of blackberry and ripe cherry flavors. Balanced fruit, acidity and round tannins and a juicy, lingering finish. Grilled Steak, Cheeseburger.

Third Thursday, June 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, June 15th 2017:

Luna Nuda, Pinot Grigio, Trentino-Alto Adige 2016
Aromatic with rich notes of green apples and pears, dry and mineral-driven, crisp flavors of apple, citrus, slate, and a touch of almonds. simply prepared fish, sushi, salads, light tapas.

Girasole, Pinot Blanc 2016
aromas of ripe green melon, honeysuckle, white peach. Bright and refreshing, straw yellow color fresh floral notes mingle with cool minerality, sweet fruit, Crisp acidity. fresh seafood or light, flavorful salads.

A by Acacia, Un-Oaked Chardonnay, California 2015
Citrus, Fuji apple and pear notes, with a hint of apple blossom and a crisp finish. sun-ripened tomato and basil bruschetta, sizzling garlic shrimp, crab cakes or hummus with warm pita. grilled chicken breasts or halibut.

Luberri, Orlegi, Rioja, Spain 2016
Vivid red. Floral and spice-accented aromas of red fruits, rose and minerals. Seductively perfumed in the mouth, with juicy raspberry and floral pastille flavors dominating. Shows clarity and spiciness on the long finish. Lasagna, Pasta Bolognese, Hearty Meat Dishes, Carnitas Tacos.

Castano, Monastrell, Yecla, Spain 2014
Unoaked, 100% Monastrell (Mourvedre) Cherry red, with violet notes. Intense fruity aroma of mature blueberries, and raspberries. A silky mouth, with good structure. Grilled vegetables, barbeque, broiled lamb chops
ST 90pts

Tormaresca, Torcicoda Primitivo, Puglia, Italy 2013
rich and ripe with notes of plums, cherries, vanilla, and chocolate, bold layers of spice and dark fruit complex structure, properly tannic but balanced and flavorful as well.
Pizza, Smoked Cured Meats, Spaghetti with Meatballs
RP 90pts

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

Come taste some wines with us!
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

DeLoach Heritage Reserve Rose, California 2016
A delightful aperitif, this 2016 California Rose offers floral aromatics of white jasmine and orange blossom with ripe raspberry notes. Refreshing upon the palate, juicy flavors of wild strawberry, Bing cherry and a touch of rose petal are balanced with bright acidity and a smooth finish. Brilliant on its own, it is also a delicious pairing with mild cheeses, flakey white fish dishes and rosemary chicken. 80% Barbera, 9% Pinot Noir, 6% Zinfandel, 5% Merlot

Indaba Chenin Blanc, South Africa 2016
Chenin Blanc, also known as “Steen” is South Africa’s most widely planted varietal. This un-oaked Chenin Blanc shows kiwi and melon nuances on the nose followed by a crisp, medium-bodied palate filled with tropical melon and citrus fruit flavors ending in a long finish with a touch of spice. salmon and avocado tartare, Salt and pepper squid, Goat cheese.

Michael David Winery Sauvignon Blanc, Lodi California 2015
Light in color, the 2015 Michael David Sauvignon Blanc oozes aromas of freshly juiced grapefruit and guava with hints of waxed pepper. An elegant, light-body style that is zesty with fresh acids and quite easy drinking. Tomato-and-Cilantro-Marinated Chicken Skewer, Grilled-Vegetable Pasta with Cumin.

Franco Serra Dolcetto d’Alba, Piedmont, Italy 2014
A graphite note runs straight down the middle of this Dolcetto, anchoring the cherry and spice flavors. Linear and firm overall, Garnet to ruby on the glass. Red fruits on the nose, toasted almonds. Dry, medium tannins, medium acidity, medium bodied. Cranberries mostly, but raspberries and a hint of cinnamon. Antipasta, Sage Veal Chops, Pizza

Wente Southern Hills Cabernet, Livermore, California 2013
77% Cabernet Sauvignon, 8% Petit Verdot, 8% Malbec, 7% Petite Sirah This Cabernet Sauvignon is brilliantly focused with aromas and flavors of bing cherry, black cherry, raspberry, and blackberry with notes of herbs, bay leaf, roasted coffee and subtle dark chocolate. The wine has excellent concentration and a full mouthfeel with gripping tannins and balanced acidity. A perfect pairing for red meats, pasta or grilled vegetables.

Conundrum Red, California 2014
Features dark red varietals including Zinfandel and Petite Sirah. It is rich, complex and approachable. With lush flavors of cherries and baking chocolate, this wine has fine tannins that create a silky smoothness. Bright notes of cherry, raspberry and blackberries, and a slight spice. Sweet ‘n Spicy BBQ Ribs, Vegetarian Sweet Potato Chili

“A Tour of France” Wine Tasting Seminar, Friday May 26th, 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.

“A Tour of France”
with Kristin Lowe of Republic National Distributing
Very knowlegeable and a great speaker, Kristin will be our guide as we explore many of the prominent wine regions in France, Provence, Loire, Languedoc, Bordeaux, Burgundy, Champagne, Beaujolais, are all represented with great wines!

The Wines:

Jean Luc Colombo Rose, Provence
Andre Jacquart Blanc de Blanc, Champagne
Cote Mas Cremant Limoux Brut Rose, Bordeaux
Domaine Paul Mas Picpoul de Pinet, Languedoc
Domaine Verdier Sur Lie Muscadet, Loire
Vincent Sancerre, Loire Valley
Clos Reyssier Pouilly Fuisse, Burgundy
Chateau De La Chaize Brouilly, Beaujolais
Louis Jadot Puligny Montrachet, Burgundy
Chateau Greysac, Medoc
Chateau Meyney, Bordeaux

Third Thursday, May 18th, Drop-In Wine Tasting, 5-8pm

Come taste some wines with us!
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, May 18th, 2017

Murviedro, Monteros Cava Brut, Valencia, Spain
traditional method resulting in tiny consistent bubbles in the glass. Lemony notes. 100% Macabeo grapes.  White Stone oysters on the half shell with tapioca pearl mignonette, Seafood Paella.

Bedrock, Shebang White, Cuvee IV, Sonoma, California
Old Vine Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Mucadelle and Chasselas sourced from great vineyards throughout the North Coast of California. Aromatically enticing with medium weight and a vibrant core of fruit Fresh, clean with bright acidity and a wonderfully weighted mid palate, Lemon Caper Halibut, Chicken Piccata.

Bougrier, Vouvray, Loire, France 2015
Chenin Blanc, Clean, clear, refreshingly acidic with a small amount of residual sugar. Peaches bordering tropical notes. Apple Sorbets, Mandarin Orange and Goat Cheese, Pate with Toasted Bread.

Gassier, Cercius Rouge, Cotes Du Rhone, France 2015
85% Grenache, 15% Syrah, wild strawberries, blackberry jam, pepper and violets/raspberry, licorice, mineral and Provencal herbs/Dried raspberry, blackberry, clay, and smoke soft, supple and silky. Wine Braised Lamb Shanks, Stuffed Mushrooms with Proscuitto, Shallots & Sage.

Indaba Mosaic, Western Cape, South Africa 2015
blackcurrant, ripe brambly berry fruit, with subtle spice notes. Bouncy cherry and dark plum notes are laced with a licorice snap detail. Features a shot of toasted vanilla on the finish. Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Malbec. Shepherd’s Pie, Veal Parmesan, Mushroom Risotto.

Château-Vincens, Malbec, Cahors, France 2014
This ripe, fruity, full of black fruits and a lightly earthy character that shows in the acidity, the smoky aftertaste and silky tannins. Chilli con carne, Pot roast pheasant, Farmhouse cheddar.

First Friday May 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 First Friday May 5th 2017

Walnut Block, Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough, Australia 2016
aromatic notes of stone fruits over a herbaceous background. The smooth, textured palate, concentrated with exotic fruits and citrus flavors. Natural acidity leaves a pure and lengthy finish. Seafood with lime, chili and coriander, Thai fish cakes.

Encostas Do Lima, Vinho Verde Rosé, Portugal 2016
75% Souzao, 15% Borraçal, and 10% Espadeiro. This Vinho Verde Rosé has a bright pink color. The aromas of strawberry and raspberry subtle notes of citrus. Youthful but elegant, well-balanced, fresh, with a long, lingering finish. tapenade, grilled fish, or grilled shrimp.

Conundrum White Blend, California, 2015
Fragrant and juicy, honeysuckle, peach, apple, and lemon verbena, set on a light and effortless frame. Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Viognier, Semillon and Muscat Canelli. lobster, grilled swordfish, asian style duck, grilled chicken, roast chicken.

Pannonica Red Blend, Burgenland, Austria 2013
Blaufrankisch, Zweigelt, Pinot Noir.  Aromas of ripe, black cherries, baked plums, pepper, Flavors of juicy blackberries, hints of spice and soft tannins. Fresh acidity keeps the rounded fruit in check, BBQ or steaks.

Three Zinfandel, Contra Costa, California 2013
77% Zinfandel, 14% Petite Sirah, 6% Carignane, 2% Mataro, 1% Alicante Bouschet. Ripe black cherries and spice with a minerality (earthy berry) sneaking through. The mouth-feel is rich and balanced with a lingering peppery finish. Indian Spiced Short Ribs, Italian Spaghetti with red sauce and meatballs.

Manifesto Cabernet, California 2014
Aromas rich notes of black pepper and dark fruits on the nose. subtle notes of cassis and black olive black pepper and dark fruit flavors joined with hints of oak and vanilla. Asian BBQ Lamb Ribs, Beef Tenderloin with Blackberry Dressing, Grilled Steak with Salsa Verde.