Apr
20
to Apr 21

Broadway Backstage Tour: Health & Wellness

GWB Discount, Special Tasting, plus Events Up and Down NE Broadway
Fri/Sat April 20-21 from 12-5pm

The NE Broadway Business Association is inviting YOU on a tour of Portland's BEST Health & Wellness Businesses - enjoy behind-the scenes tours, tastings, demonstrations and more at NE Broadway's more than 100 dedicated health & wellness businesses of all types.

On Friday April 20 and Saturday April 21 from Noon-5pm, participating businesses will offer open houses, seminars, classes, demonstrations, tastings, and more activities up and down NE Broadway during this brand-new event.

Great Wine Buys is taking part:

Take 15% Off any single bottle in the shop April 20-May 15. Just show the Health & Wellness Passport or mention it. 

Sat. April 21, 2-5pm we'll be pouring natural, biodynamic and organic wines as part of the event. It's Free!

The ticket to Broadway Backstage Tour is the Health & Wellness Passport. Pick up this pocket-sized guide at Great Wine Buys and participating businesses after April 10. It contains a list and map of participating businesses, a guide to event activities, plus coupon offers for great discounts and specials valid through the end of May. Plus collect Passport Stamps then turn them in to win prizes.

For the full list of participating businesses and their special offers, visit nebroadway.com

 

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Apr
27
6:30 PM18:30

Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Vertical Tasting 2006-2010

Washington State’s premier benchmark Cabernet, 

Quilceda Creek is in a league of its own. Vintage after vintage, they flirt with or achieve near-perfection with a staggering five 100-point reviews over the past twelve vintages from the Wine Advocate. (Scores for 2006-2010: 99, 100, 97+, 99 98+).

Rare, coveted and inspiring to drink, a bottle of Quilceda is a wonderful thing. So how about five bottles, in consecutive vintage order, with enough age now to be showing their best? Add a magnum of Leonetti Cabernet Reserve 2006 for comparison as well as appropriate hors d’oeuvres- I think it’s going to be a great night. Plus, thanks to the generosity of a longtime supporter all proceeds will be donated to Children’s Cancer Association.   

Friday April 27, 6:30 pm. $125
Reservations and pre-payment required

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Apr
20
5:00 PM17:00

Soil Exploration in Muscadet

With Muscadet Freak Michael Wheeler

Muscadet’s top domaines have long been known by wine insiders as some of the greatest values in wine. Basic cuvées that cost $15 can age a decade easily, and crus for as much as 40 years. Muscadet’s combination of various mineral soils and old vines are at the heart of this ageability. In recent years, an even deeper awareness of this unique terroir has led to the single AOC wines, making it an exciting time to further explore this lesser-known region. Eight wines (including a sparkling and a well-aged bottle) from seven different soil types, hosted by the engaging and informed Michael Wheeler.

Friday April 20, 5-7:30 pm. $12

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