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Martin's Announces Upcoming Wine Tastings

Posted by Mike P. on 2013-05-28 12:53:59 (12771 views)

Martin Wine Cellar is pleased to offer tasting events that appeal to both wine novices and seasoned wine collectors. Lectures, tastings and receptions... read more

? Thursday, June 13 l 6:30-8PM | 714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie | Seated Tasting ? Caymus Cabernet 2011 Vintage Kick-off?Caymus Vineyards has been family owned and operated since 1972 and stakes its reputation on the production of two Cabernets: "Napa Valley" and "Special Selection." From the onset, this winery concentrated on the production of Cabernet, which produces the most superlative wine in the Napa Valley region. Often considered "trendsetters" in the style of Napa Valley Cabernet, Caymus has continued to forge new techniques in both vineyards and winery. We are very pleased to host guest speaker Tom Craven during this seated lecture featuring eight wines from Caymus Vineyards while kicking-off the 2011 vintage of Caymus Cabernet. These wines will be complemented by catering creations from the Martin Wine Cellar Metairie Deli/Bistro. Seats are limited so call 504.896.7300 today!? $35 per person

Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon Napa 2011 $69.99
Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir 2012 $43.00
Belle Glos Las Alturas Pinot Noir 2011 $43.00
Belle Glos Pinot Noir Meiomi 2012 $19.99
Mer Soleil Chardonnay $26.99
Mer Soleil Chardonnay Silver Unoaked $22.99
Conundrum Wines California Red $19.99
Conundrum Wines California White $19.99

? Friday, June 14 l 6:30-8PM | 2895 Highway 190, Mandeville | Reception Style Event ? Summer of Beer- Beer is traditionally a seasonal beverage, with saisons historically being brewed for consumption in the summer, and many light and refreshing summer brews coming to market from craft brewers across the country. Kick-off summer with our Mandeville beer tasting where you can taste over 80 beers complemented by catering creations from the Martin Metairie Deli/Bistro. Featured craft beers include: Stone Brewery, Ommegang, Heiner Brau, Lazy Magnolia, LA 31, Brooklyn, St. Arnold, Nola, Tin Roof, Shmaltz, and Sierra Nevada. This is one of our most popular events of the year, so call 985.951.8081 reserve your glass before they are all gone! ? $20 per person

? Thursday, June 20 l 6:30-8PM | 714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie | Seated Tasting with Lecture ?Metairie Summer Scotch Seminars: Seminar 2 ? Why is Scotch whisky made only in Scotland?, Why does Scotch whisky taste smoky?, Does water really intensify the whisky flavor? What does "cask-strength" mean? Get the answers to all of these questions and more each month during our Summer Scotch Seminars. Ryan Kohl from Impex Beverages will host this Scotch tasting featuring unique and very small production scotches. Impex Beverages are the importers of many premium single malt scotches including Isle of Arran, Isle of Kilchoman and Isle of Skye. This tasting will feature new releases from their collection. These seated seminars will be hosted by a different Scotch expert and complemented by h?orderves from the Martin Metairie Deli Bistro. Call 504.896.7300 to reserve your glass today! - $30 per person

? Thursday, June 27 l 6:30-8PM | 714 Elmeer Ave., Metairie | Reception Style Tasting ? Stroll through Italy ? From Sangiovese to Arneis and the wide viticultural variations in-between, navigating the wine shop shelves for an Italian wine to complement a Friday night lasagna can be a fun-filled experience - if you are armed with a little Italian wine knowledge. With literally hundreds of wines produced in Italy annually, it is no wonder that selecting Italian wines can be a bit intimidating. During the reception style tasting, Steve Perret and Margie Stoughton will showcase twelve Italian reds and whites and help you find your way to the right wine. These wines will be complemented by Italian cheese and charcuterie from Martin Wine Cellar of Metairie. Space is limited so call 504.896.7300 today! - $26 per person

Inama Soave Classico 2011 (Veneto) ? $14.99
Marco Felluga Pinot Grigio Collio Mongris 2011 (Veneto) ? $15.99
Pio Cesare Arneis 2011 (Piedmont) ? $22.99
Marchesi di Gresy Sauvignon Langhe Bianco 2011 (Piedmont) ? $18.99
Badia a Coltibuono Chianti Classico 2009 (Tuscany) ? $16.99
Castello di Ama Pinot Noir Il Chisuo (Tuscany) ? $25.99
Caparzo Brunello di Montalcino AC 2007 (Tuscany) ? $40.99
Inama Carmenere Piu Colli Berici 2008 (Veneto) ? $17.99
Altare Dolcetto d? Alba 2011 (Piedmont) ? $17.99
Vietti Nebbiolo Perbacco 2009 (Piedmont) ? $23.99
Marchesi di Gresy Barbaresco Martinenga 2008 (Piedmont) ? $46.99
Tenuta Sant'Antonio Amarone Della Valpolicella Castagnedi 2008 (Verona) ? $39.99

Casatica di Bufala, Italy, Buffalo Milk
Gorgonzola, Italy, Cow's Milk
Robiola, Italy, Cow and Sheep's Milk
Fiore Sardo, Italy, Sheep's Milk
Sottocenere, Italy, Cow's Milk
Taleggio, Italy, Cow's Milk
Brunet, Italy, Goat's Milk
Tuscan Rosemary Ham
Dry Salame
Pepper Salame

? Saturday, June 29 l 6:30-8PM | 3500 Magazine Street, New Orleans | Reception Style Tasting ? Champagne Cocktail Tasting? By the mid 1800?s the classic ?Champagne Cocktail? was all the rage at dinner parties and soirees in genteel society. Today these sparkling cocktails are as hip as ever in wine bars and lounges from coast to coast. Join JP, Marc and Jon for an evening of champagne cocktails featuring eight different signature drinks. Cool down with these refreshing creations before dinner or hitting the town. These classic cocktails will be complemented by Hors d'oeuvres from the Martin Wine Cellar Bistro/Deli. Call 504.894.7420 to reserve your glass today! - $20 per person

Kir Royale- Chambord, Champagne
Original Champagne Cocktail - Sugar cube, Angostura bitters, Champagne
Black Velvet - Irish stout beer, Champagne
Nelson's Blood -Tawney Port, Champagne
French 75 -Gin, Champagne, lemon juice, and sugar
Poinsettias -Triple Sec, cranberry juice, Champagne
Death in The Afternoon -Absinthe, Champagne
Champagne and St. Germaine -Champagne and St. Germaine

? Sunday July 14 l 4-7pm | 3739 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge | Reception Style Event ?Tour de Vin IV? Get your tickets now to Tour de Vin at Juban?s Restaurant in Baton Rouge. Taste over 100 fine wines from around the world featuring selections from Adriano Adami, Bodegas Borsao, Chappellet Vineyards, Donati Family Vineyard, Vietti, Simonnet-Febvre, Stony Hill, Ramey Wine Cellars and more. Enjoy savory dishes and artisanal cheeses from Juban?s Catering staff in the beautiful Highland Room at Juban?s Restaurant. Tickets are $60 per person and include a $10 gift card that will be given out at the event. Tickets are available at all Martin Wine Cellar locations or online. Stop in, click here or call 225.610.1190 today! - $60 per person

? FREE Friday Wine Tastings ? All locations 4:30-6:30pm- Join us every Friday at any Martin Wine Cellar location for our Free Friday Wine Tastings. Sample 4 different wines every week. Sign up for our email blast or view our Facebook page to see what wines were are serving nearest you!


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