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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.

Nov 7 We take another look at 2012 Oregon Pinot Noir

Nov. 21 Look North! A grand tasting of Washington reds

Dec. 5 Our semi-annual Champagne Fete, featuring top-of-the-line Champagnes. Bring your party hats!

:: Saturday Afternoon Tastings ::

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

Nov. 1 A Taste of France: Dom. Maurice Schoech, Les Vignerons du Quercy Les Hauts Lastour, Ch. Lanessan Haut-Médoc, Dom. de Fenouillet, Drouhin Cote de Beaune-Villages, Elian da Ros, Domaine des Forges Les 3C, and Thevenet St.-Veran.

Nov. 8 Italian Lip Smackers: Falchini Vernaccia di San Gimignano Vigna a Solatio, Terredora Dipaolo Falanghina, Brigaldara Valpolicella, Feudi di San Gregorio Aglianico Rubrato, Tintero Grangia, and Sella & Mosca Tanca Farrà.

Nov. 15 Ooh la la! Drouhin-Vaudon Chablis, J. Baumard Savennières, and the six wines from our superb Beaujolais Sampler.

Nov. 22 Thanksgiving Fare: Eyrie Pinot Gris, Ayres Pinot Noir, and our four featured sparkling wines.

Nov. 29 Oregon Wine Weekend: Why crawl when you can sip? We welcome the great folks from Bethel Heights, Bergstrom, McKinlay, and more!

:: Special Events at L&E ::


Jura Wine Tasting with Jean-Francois Bourdy
of Domaine Jean Bourdy

Thursday, Nov. 6 6:30 p.m.

Folks, this will be the tasting of the year! Some of the world’s greatest wines currently rest in the cellars of Jean Bourdy and his family, who have been making wines for seven generations.

We will present a variety of the domaine’s red, white and sparkling wines from this sub-alpine region of the French Alps. Though there are wines available going back to the 1700’s, we will taste only from six decades!

Rouge: 98, 79, 67 Blanc: 95, 90, 83, 55
Vin Jaune: 96, 59 Ch. Chalon: 90, 76

The most engaging M. Bourdy will be in attendance, to share his knowledge and enthusiasm. Seating is limited. Please contact Liner & Elsen or purchase your reservations online. Price per person is $175.


Rioja Tasting: Bodegas Faustino Gran Riservas

Friday, Nov. 14 5:30-7:00

Join us and Michael Rosa from Palm Bay Imports for an informal tasting of superb, historic Riojas from the 150-year-old Bodegas Faustino.
We will serve a spectacular selection of Gran Reservas from 1964, 1970, 1985, 1992 and 2001. [photo for illustration only]

No reservations necessary. Tasting fee: $20.




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