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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.

Chile, Argentina, Wine Tasting Seminar, Friday April 28th 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.

“Terrior-driven wines from Chile and Argentina”
with Adam Shobert of Brazos Wine Imports.
Brazos focuses on artisanal, single vineyard, small production, estate grown, environmentally friendly wines that share an old world, terroir-centric style.  Adam has specially chosen 10 excellent wines for us that showcase the signature varietals and styles of Chile and Argentina!

The Wines:

Reunion Torrontes, 2016 Argentina

Laberinto Sauvignon Blanc, 2015 Chile

Aupa Pipeño, 2016 Chile

Refugio Pinot Noir, 2015 Chile, Casablanca Valley
93 points James Suckling

Via Revolucionaria “Pura” Bonarda, 2015 Argentina, Tupungato

Vina Maitia Weon Carignan, 2016 Chile, Maule

Zorzal Cabernet Franc, 2015 Argentina, Tupungato

Gen del Alma “Gene” Red blend, 2014
90 points Wine Advocate

Zorzal EGGO Tinto de Tiza, 2014 Argentina, Tupungato
96 points Decanter, 94 Wine Advocate

Finca Adalgisa Malbec, 2011 Argentina, Lujan de Cuyo
92 points Wine Advocate

Third Thursday April 20th 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, Thursday April 20, 2017

Domaine Châteaumar, Rosé, Côte de Rhône, France
Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre. Beautiful ‘petal-of-rose’ colour.On the nose, dominating notes of fresh red fruit (strawberries, raspberries) and marsh-mallow. On the palate, nervy, very expressive. Seared Tuna, Ratatouille, Grilled Shrimp.

Bonterra, Chardonnay, Mendocino, California
An initial impression of rich, buttery cream quickly turns to aromas of honey and lightly toasted almonds, followed by tropical aromas of pineapple, citrusy lemon and crème brulee. Crab stuffed sole, Chinese deep fried Red Snapper.

Pacific Rim, Chenin Blanc, Columbia, Washington
Vividly bright with flavors of pear, quince and grapefruit essence with an eruption of floral aromas. An inspired complement to shellfish, grilled fish, soft cheeses and Middle Eastern food.

Kaiken, Reserva Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina
It’s youth can be appreciated in its vivid purplish red color. Fresh fruit aromas evoke strawberries and cherries nicely supplemented by spicy and floral notes. In the palate, this wines reveals an extraordinary freshness and soft tannins. BBQ Baby Back Ribs, Charcuterie, Turkish Lamb Kebab.

Kenwood, Pinot Noir, Sonoma, California
Fruit aromas of blackcurrant and raspberry join with fragrant notes of nutmeg, thyme and lavender; big and luscious mouthfeel with rich tannins lead to a lasting finish. Pork Roast, Asian Chicken, Wild Salmon

Four Vines, “Sophisticate”, Zinfandel, Sonoma, California
Combined with 10% Petite Sirah, impresses in grip and softness, offering big, rich waves of raspberry, cinnamon and allspice, before unveiling a leathery finish. Tomato-based dishes like Lasagna, Spaghetti Bolognese, Brisket, or Italian Sausage.

First Friday April 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 First Friday April 7th

Santa Rita, Sauvignon Blanc, 2016, Casablanca, Chile
Intense nose with citrus notes of lime, lemon peel, grapefruit. Rounded out by aromas of white peach, tropical fruits. White Fish Ceviche, New England Clam Bake.

Barnard Griffin, Rosé, 2015, Columbia, Washington
Sangiovese, A luscious array of strawberry, melon and cranberry notes are backed by crisp, palate cleansing acidity. Flavors are expansive, persisting through a long, satisfying finish. Grilled Chicken-apple Sausage, Couscous Salad, Serrano Ham, Fish Tacos

New Age, White Blend, N/V, Argentina
Refreshing blend of Torrontes 90%, Sauvignon Blanc 10%.Intense fruit and floral aromas soft sensual wine. Semi-sweet and slightly effervescent. Asian-Indian Cuisine, Coconut Curried Shrimp.

Garzón, Tannat, 2014, Maldonado, Uruguay
Nose of blackberry jam, violets and spice flows into juicy black fruits in the mouth, with a well judged balance between tannins and acidity. Asian Cuisine, Camembert.
95pts Decanter

Barossa Valley Estate, Shiraz, 2013, Australia
Berry and cherry flavors, with fresh herb accents of sage and rosemary, warm, toasty finish where the tannins add appealing grip. Charcuterie & Aged Chesses, Chili.
90pts Wine Spectator

Storypoint, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014, California
Rich and intense, this highly aromatic, features subtle spice characters and layers of dark fruit flavors and toffee notes. Braided Lamb Shanks, Meat Lover Pizza, Teriyaki Steak or Ribs.

Around the World with Banfi, Wine Tasting Seminar, Friday March 24th 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.

Around the World with Banfi
Hosted by Grace Reynolds Republic National Luxury Specialist for South Carolina.
With Grace as our guide, we’ll taste some greats from Banfi’s Italian portfolio, including the Belnero, Amarone, and Brunello, along with some of Banfi’s really interesting new world offerings, a Cabernet and a Chenin Blanc from Washington State, a Pinot Noir from Oregon, and a super classy Syrah-based blend from Chile. Banfi is one of the most prominent wine producers and importers in Italy, and are a family owned business who also imports and produces fine wines around the world.
We’ll taste 10 wines with a break halfway-ish for heavy Hors d’Oeuvres.

Cuvee Aurora Brut Rose, Piedmont Italy
Pacific Rim “Hahn Hill” Chenin Blanc, Washington State
Banfi La Pettegola Vermentino, Tuscany Italy
Rainstorm Rose, Oregon
Silver Totem Cabernet, Washington State
Banfi Fonte Alla Selva Chianti Classico, Tuscany Italy
Banfi Belnero, Tuscany Italy
Emiliana Coyam, Colchagua Valley Chile
Bolla Amarone, Veneto, Italy
Banfi Brunello, Tuscany, Italy