Although there’s not huge variety available, customers seem to love ‘em. Come taste for yourself. Pinotage (in all it’s awkward glory), Rhône-style blends, Chenin Blanc and more. FREE
Our Upcoming Wine Tastings and Special Events
Whether you’re new to the joys of wine or a long-time aficionado,
Great Wine Buys offers a variety of tastings: Friday Night Flights,
Saturday Samplers, and occasional special events.
Friday Night Flights
Enjoy a themed flight of five top-notch wines (with an occasional bonus pour for purchase) served with fine cheeses and artisan breads. Varying prices and no reservations required - come on by between 5pm and 7:30! Check the schedule below - we take one Friday night off each month.
Saturday Afternoon Samplers
Drop by, belly up to the bar, and enjoy a selection of new arrivals and old favorites from visiting winemakers, local distributors or our own favorites off the shelves. Our Saturday Samplers run from 2p - 5p and are always FREE!
Zancanella Imports still rocks the great value Italians (like a few in this newsletter). Mike DeMarte will pour a range from Barbaresco, Montepulciano, the Dolomites and more. FREE
Cameron Abbott LOVES Italy’s Piedmont region and his enthusiasm is infectious. Representing a tiny importer of only Piedmont wines, he knows his stuff. He will pour wines from the Langhe through the Roero to the Alto Piemonte all from family wineries.
Always a fun way to taste the past, this time all the way back to 1920! Olabarri Gran Reserva 2007, La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza 2007, Lopez de Heredia Vina Todonia 2004 and more. For a very special bonus we’ll pull a very old cork: a rare Marqués de Legarda from 1920. $15, bonus extra $20
Hey, we have new faves, let’s taste them before they sell out! Cameron WV, Crowley a la vôtre, Holden, Averaen and more. FREE
We just went to the Walla Walla trade show and tasted some fine new arrivals from both old names and new. Lets crack El Corazon Pistolero, Seven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon, Cadaretta Cab Sauv, Dumas Station, and more. $17
The entertaining and informative Paul Markgraf will pour white and red Bordeaux from the Aquitaine portfolio and other direct imports. FREE
We’re happy to have many new options to choose from so let’s get to work. 2015 and 2014 vintage face-off from Paul Pernot, De Montille, Pernot-Belicard and more. $17
Cam Christie pops in to share tastes of three Pinot Noir, Gris and Blanc including the fantastic single vineyards Mt. Richmond 2014 and Clay Court 2015. FREE