South Asheville’s Best Free Saturday Tasting

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – the best way to learn about wine is to try it!  Every Saturday, from 2 to 5, we offer you the chance to taste, ask questions and learn about wine in a friendly and comfortable setting.  We are not wine geeks, we are wine lovers and we love to share our enthusiasm and knowledge with you.  Cork dorks please stay at home!

For Saturday’s tasting this week, the theme is “Going Down South”.  We’ll be sampling out a nice assortment of wines from the southern hemisphere. From Australia to South Africa to South America, you’ll find that all of these regions provide ideal growing conditions for the vine and result in friendly, fruit packed wines for anyone.

The Wines
Prices range from $9 to $15

1. 2012 Beyond Sauvignon Blanc Constantia, South Africa
89 points – Stephen Tanzer

2. 2011 Nugan Estate Chardonnay Riverina, Australia
88 points – Stephen Tanzer

3. 2009 Thelema Mountain Red Wine South Africa
One of South Africa’s most legendary producers!

4. 2010 Finca Sophenia Cabernet Sauvignon Mendoza, Argentina
90 points – Table Wine

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