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:: Friday Evening Tastings ::
Great tastings held on the first and third Fridays of each month.
We serve a “flight” of five wines ($) and usually a super-pour (extra $ and optional). Informal and fun. Served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tasting fee.

Sept. 2 - Just the Jura: Bourdy, Rolet, D’Arley, Pignier and more.

Sept. 16 - Amazing Chablis!

Oct. 7 - Great Reds and Whites from Italy’s Abruzzo region.

:: Saturday Afternoon Tastings ::

Our select samplers are poured on Saturday, starting at 12 noon
and until the well runs dry. There is no charge.

Sept. 3 - Tutti Italia: Matteo Correggia Roero Arneis, Tiberio Trebbiano d’Abruzzo, Cardedu Cannonau di Sardegna Caladu, Montaribaldi Barbera d’Alba Dü Gir, and Gracciano della Seta Rosso di Montepulciano.

Sept. 10 - Joe Moura from Casa Bruno will pour Dom. Philémon Croix d’Azal, Abbazia di Novacella Schiava and Ch. Jouclary Cuvée Tradition Cabardès. Plus, from France: Gobin Muscadet Côtes de Grandlieu Sur Lie La Berrière, Joseph Drouhin St.-Véran, and Dom. de la Fouquette Cuvée Rosée d’Aurore.

Sept. 17 - Great wines from Oregon: Pinot Noir from RoseRock Drouhin and A.F. Nichols. From Alsace: Dom. Jean Sipp Riesling VV, Albert Mann Pinot Blanc. Plus, we pour our Rhône Sampler. Wowza!

Sept. 24 - Killer wines from France, Spain and Portugal: Dom. Demeure-Pinet Jacquère Vin des Allobroges, Coto de Gomariz Ribeiro, Anselmo Mendes Alvarinho Contacto Vinho Verde, and Alvaro Palacios Camins del Priorat.


:: Special Events ::

Aperitif Seminar with Jake Parrott at Liner & Elsen
Tuesday, September 13, 6:30 p.m. sharp

Cocktail-meister Jake Parrott of Haus Alpenz Wine & Spirits is back in town! This is your chance to experience one of the most knowledgeable and entertaining wine and spirits maestros in the U.S.

We will do a whirlwind tour of different vermouths, aperitifs and aromatized wines, and how to serve them in a variety of ways. Jake is a whole lotta fun, and this event will tickle your toes!

Seating is limited and pre-payment is required. Contact L&E, or purchase your seats here. Price per seat: $25.


Azienda Agricola Paitin Wine Dinner
At Gallo Nero Restaurant
Tuesday, September 20, 6:45 p.m

Please join us for an evening of superb Piemontese wines from the Azienda Agricola Paitin. Owner-winemaker Giovanni Pasquero Elia will be on hand for this exciting event, which will feature a host of great wines paired with the fine cuisine of Davide Filippini of Gallo Nero restaurant.

Seating is limited and prepayment is required. Contact L&E, or purchase your seats here. Price per seat: $75, inclusive.

Wines to be served:

2015 Langhe Arneis

2012 Barbera d'Alba Superiore Campolive
2012 Nebbiolo d'Alba Ca Veja

2012 Barbaresco Serra
2012 Barbaresco Sori Paitin
2004 Barbaresco Vecchie Vigne Riserva
2001 Barbaresco Sori Paitin

Restaurant Gallo Nero is located at 903 NW Everett St., Portland


Chateau de la Cree Burgundy Tasting at Liner & Elsen
Wednesday, September 28, 6:30 p.m.

Join us and Eric Mueller from Domaine Serene for the inaugural tasting of Burgundies from Chateau de la Cree, Oregon’s Domaine Serene project in Burgundy. The tasting will feature red and white Burgundies from the villages of Santenay, Montagny and Chassagne-Montrachet.

We will also serve Domaine Serene’s Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay and Pinot Noir.

Seating is limited and prepayment is required. Contact L&E, or purchase your seats here. Price per seat: $35.

Wines to be served:

From Chateau de la Cree:
2014 Montagny, 1er Cru, "Les Tourelles de La Cree," Blanc
2013 Santenay, 1er Cru “Beaurepaire,” Blanc
2013 Santenay, 1er Cru “Gravières,” Blanc
2013 Chassagne-Montrachet, 1er Cru Morgeot,
Clos Chateau, Blanc
2013 Santenay, 1er Cru “Gravières,” Rouge
2013 Santenay, Clos de la Confrérie Monopole, Rouge
2013 Santenay, 1er Cru Clos Faubard, Rouge

From Domaine Serene Oregon:
2014 Evenstad Reserve Chardonnay
2013 Evenstad Reserve Pinot Noir

Chateau de la Cree, Burgundy


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