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Martin Tasting Events, May-June 2009

Posted by perle0 on 2009-05-05 16:27:07 (5393 views)

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Martin Wine Cellar announces its tasting events for May and June, in its locations in Metairie, Baton Rouge, and Mandeville.

First, a special Baton Rouge event!

For those of you who missed out on our 15th annual event, Once Upon a Vine, on March 29th, you can join us for the 2nd annual Tour de Vin wine and food celebration. This event of exquisite taste will be held at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center on Sunday, June 28th from 4?7pm and feature over 120 fine wines, specialty meats, and artisanal cheeses from our gourmet food department, as well as cuisine from the Hilton. Tickets are $70 per person (which includes a $10 coupon), and are limited and on sale now.


Spring Beer Tasting: Pub Night at the Cellar
Metairie
Friday, May 8, 6:30-8pm
$25 per person
Hosted by Jeremy Labadie

Calling all beer lovers! Here is your chance to hop over to the Metairie store tasting room to taste, compare, and contrast 18 world-class beers. Tasters will receive information on beer terms, styles, and rating beers. Reserve your glass today for this fantastic festival of beers complemented by delectable delights from our Gourmet Food department.
  • St. Bernardus Abt 12, Belgium - $4.60
  • Brouwerij Verhaeghe Duchesse de Bourgogne, Belgium - $4.50
  • Brasserie Caracole Nostradamus, Belgium - $4.25
  • Brasserie Dupont Saison Dupont, Belgium - $4.49
  • Brasserie d'Orval Orval Trappist Ale, Belgium - $5.69
  • Brouwerij Duvel Moortgat Duvel, Belgium - $3.09
  • Unibroue La Fin du Monde, Canada - $2.85
  • Wells Banana Bread, England - $4.75
  • Ayinger Celebrator, Germany - $2.99
  • Bear Republic Hop Rod Rye, United States - $4.75
  • St. Somewhere Lectio Divina, United States - $11.00
  • Harpoon UFO Hefewiezen, United States - $1.50
  • Abita Abbey Ale, United States - $4.10
  • Rogue XS DIPA, United States - $14.99
  • Rogue Chocolate Stout, United States - $5.69
  • Anchor Brewing Steam Beer, United States - $1.69
  • Redhook Brewing ESB, United States - $1.26
  • Lazy Magnolia Brewing Southern Pecan, United States - $1.35

South American Tour
Metairie
Thursday, May 14, 6:30-8pm
$25 per person
Hosted by Andrew Dike
seated tasting with lecture and slide show

  • 2007 Doña Paula Cabernet Sauvignon - $13.99
  • 2007 Tikal Amorio Malbec - $28.99
  • 2006 Cono Sur "Vision" Chardonnay - $13.99
  • 2008 Cono Sur "Vision" Pinot Noir - $13.99
  • 2007 Cono Sur "Ocio" Pinot Noir - $50.00
  • 2007 BenMarco Cabernet Sauvignon - $18.99
  • 2008 Cono Sur Sauvignon Blanc - $9.99
  • 2007 La Posta Malbec Paulucci Vineyard - $15.99

Martin Cellarbration!
7248 Perkins Road, Perkins Palms, Baton Rouge
Friday, May 15, 7-8:30pm
$25 per person
Casual reception-style tasting

Get a preview of our grand tasting, Tour de Vin, as we swirl, smell, and sip through 20 wonderful wines complemented by artisanal cheese, specialty meats, and delectable delights.
  • Burgans Albariño 2007 - $15.99
  • Honig Sauvignon Blanc 2006 - $15.99
  • Trimbach Riesling 2006 - $19.99
  • Tiefenbrunner Pinot Grigio 2007 - $15.99
  • MacRostie Chardonnay 2007 - $21.99/sale $17.59
  • Monmousseau Brut Etolie NV - $10.99
  • Frank Family Chardonnay Napa Valley 2006 - $32.99
  • Crios Malbec Rosé 2008 - $9.99/sale $8.79
  • Hoffman Simon Estate Riesling 2007 - $14.99
  • Mollydooker Verdelho the Violinist 2008 - $19.99
  • Frank Family Napa Valley Cabernet 2005 - $45.99
  • Stoller JV Pinot Noir 2007 - $26.99
  • Frog's Leap Merlot 2006 - $36.99
  • Guigal Côtes du Rhône 2005 - $14.99
  • Doña Paula Malbec 2007 - $13.99
  • Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet 2005 - $45.00
  • Marcel Lapierre Gamay Vin de Pays des Gaules 2008 - $9.99
  • Atteca Old Vines Grenache 2007 - $14.99
  • Atalaya Almansa 2007 - $14.99
  • Ramspeck Pinot Noir 2007 - $16.99

Château Montelena Winery
714 Elmeer Avenue, Metairie
Thursday, May 28, 6:30-8pm
$30 per person

Join special guest host James P. "Bo" Barrett, winemaker at Château Montelena since 1982, at this seated tasting with lecture. For this special evening only, those attending the tasting may apply the FULL $30 value of their tasting as a discount against the retail prices of the Château Montelena wines that will be tasted on May 28, 2009.
  • Estate Chardonnay 2007 - $50.00
  • Potter Valley Riesling 2007 - $29.99
  • Estate Zinfandel 2006 - $29.99
  • Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2005 - $135.00
  • Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2001 (Winery Library Selection) - $150.00
  • Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2000 (Winery Library Selection) - $140.00
  • Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 1999 (Winery Library Selection) - $175.00

Ladies Night Out
2895 Highway 190, Village Shopping Center, Mandeville
Friday, May 29, 6:30-8pm
$30 per person

Ladies, bring your mother, sisters, daughters, and friends to join us for our first "Ladies Night Out," created just for you who adore wonderful wines, delicious delicacies, and fun, frivolous girlie goodies! Come sip, savor, socialize, and win at our Mandeville store. Enjoy 12 wines complemented by artisanal cheeses, gourmet goodies, and specialty meats provided by Martin Wine Cellar Catering. There will also be fun cocktails and martinis made with Germain-Elderflower Liqueur provided by Glazer's Distributors, along with fantastic door prizes and more from local businesses including Boudreaux's Jewelry, Massage Envy, Bra Genie, and Isis Salon. Plan to join the fun and reserve your glass today. Space is limited.
  • Nino Franco Prosecco di Valdobbiandene NV - $16.99
  • Willamette Valley Vineyard Riesling 2007 - $12.99
  • Crios Torrontes 2008 - $12.99
  • Vigneti del Sole Pinot Grigio 2008 - $11.99
  • J Lohr "October Night" Chardonnay 2006 - $18.99
  • Stags Leap Chardonnay 2007 - $24.99
  • Garrison McBride Pinot Noir 2007 - $17.99
  • Saintsbury Carneros Pinot Noir 2006 - $29.99
  • Ridge Geyserville 2006 - $35.00
  • Bodega Atteca "Old Vine" Grenache 2007 - $14.99
  • Tikal "Patriota" 2006 - $20.99
  • Michel-Schlumberger Cabernet Sauvignon 2003 - $19.99

Marvelous Malbecs
714 Elmeer Avenue, Metairie
Thursday, June 4, 6:30-8pm
$25 per person
Join wine consultant John Charlebois at this casual reception-style tasting in our Metairie tasting room to swirl, smell, and sip 15 marvelous Malbecs from Argentina, complemented by artisanal cheeses and more.
  • Altos las Hormigas 2008 - $12.99
  • BenMarco 2007 - $18.99
  • Decero Remolinos Vineyard 2007 - $17.99
  • Doña Paula Seleccion de Bodega 2005 - $43.99
  • La Posta Paulucci Vineyard 2007 - $15.99
  • Luca 2007 - $32.99
  • Mendel 2005 - $23.99
  • Susana Balbo 2007 - $23.99
  • Mapema 2006 - $18.99
  • Crios 2007 - $13.99
  • Budini 2007 - $9.99
  • Doña Paula 2007 - $13.99
  • Felino Vina Cobos 2008 - $18.99
  • Tikal Amorio 2007 - $28.99
  • Los Cardos 2007 - $9.99

Magazine Street Summertime Walkabout
3500 Magazine Street, New Orleans
Saturday, June 6, 6:30-8pm
$25 per person
Join us for this casual reception-style wine and food tasting. Enjoy 16 palate-pleasing summertime wines and meet Martin's Bistro Chef, David Bockstruck, as he cooks up culinary delights to tempt your taste buds as well as complement the featured wines.

Beginner Wine Course
714 Elmeer Avenue, Metairie
Begins Tuesday, June 9, 6:30-8pm
$100 per person

Martin Wine Cellar is offering a five-week Beginner Wine Course hosted by wine expert Marc Pelletier. Wine novices will have a chance to swirl, sniff, and sip their way through six to eight wines per class. In addition, they will explore various wine-producing regions and discuss pertinent topics, including how to read a wine label, terminology, winemaking techniques, and more. Classes begin June 9 and will meet at 6:30 p.m. on consecutive Tuesdays for five weeks. Classes will be held at Martin Wine Cellar's Metairie location.

Summer of Beer
2895 Highway 190, Village Shopping Center, Mandeville
Friday, June 19, 6:30-8pm
$20 per person

Calling all Northshore beer lovers! Reserve your glass today for Martin Wine Cellar's "Summer of Beer" casual reception-style tasting just in time for Father's Day. Celebrate with dad, husband, or friends and sample over 50 beers from some of the premier breweries from around the world, including Rogue, Flying Dog, Unibroue, Corsendonk, Chimay, Bear Republic, St. Somewhere, and with local favorites such as Heiner Brau, Abita, Lazy Magnolia, and many, many more. These beers will be complemented by delectable delights from our Gourmet Food department for only $20 per person. Space is limited.

Must be 21 years or older to attend all events and tastings.
Reservations and payment required in advance.
We cannot accept any reservation or cancellation after 3 pm the day of the tasting.
Cancellations for dinners require 24 hour notice
We do not accept payments by mail. To pay with cash or check please visit either location
To make a reservation, have your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card or Diners Club ready and call any location.

Locations:
New Orleans, LA: 3500 Magazine Street, (504) 894-7420
Metairie, LA: 714 Elmeer Avenue, (504) 896-7300
Mandeville, LA: 2895 Highway 190, (985) 951-8081
Baton Rouge, LA: 7597 Jefferson Highway, (225) 926-4053,
and 7248 Perkins Road, (225) 610-1190

 

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