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Classic Wines of the Euro-Zone – Super Saturday Wine Tasting

Saturday, July 29th from 2-5 pm – For our next Super Saturday Wine Tasting, we’re pouring 10 classic wines of the Euro-Zone with Ryan Brazell and Kate Stamps of Rise Over Run Wine!  This is one of our favorite new distributors/importers, and we invite you to stop by and check out a bunch of new arrivals from France, Spain, Austria and Germany.  Even better, it’ Table Wine’s birthday, so the tasting is free to all!

“Near Master of Wine” Ryan Brazell and industry veteran Kate Stamps started Rise Over Run just a couple of months ago, and we are huge fans.  Simply put, they have incredible palates, and the wines they have selected are some of the most exciting we’ve tasted all summer.  After extensive travels throughout Europe, Ryan and Kate have put together a wonderful portfolio of wines from small growers and producers.  We’re super excited to share them with you. We’ll pour you wines from all over the Euro-Zone, but we’ll focus on the classics………..with a couple of weirdly wonderful wines as well.  From incredible Albarino and Gruner Veltliner to sensual Pinot Noir and boisterous Bandol Rouge, this is a tasting you don’t want to miss.

Rise Over Run Wine Tasting at Table Wine in Asheville, North Carolina.

Sample a bevy of summer-appropriate whites, rosés and reds for a paltry fee and stock up on some wines perfect for cookouts and beach trips.  Prices range from $10 to $40, so there’s a wine for every palate and budget here folks.  Check out the list below, and I think you’ll agree that this is an adventurous and epic tasting that is not to be missed.  Stop by, taste, learn, stock up and save big on a bunch of awesome wines.  No RSVP is required – all you have to do is stop by, grab a glass and a tasting/sales sheet, and have a good time.

The Wines
Save big on all of the tasting wines!  Mix any 3 of them and save 10%, mix any 6 and save 15%, or mix any 12 and save 20%!

1. 2015 Coing de Sevre Muscadet Sevre et Maine Sur Lie (Loire Valley, France)

2. 2015 La Belle Vigne Cotes de Gascogne Blanc (Southwest, France

3. 2015 Hermann Moser Gruner Veltliner (Kremstal, Austria)

4. 2015 Bodegas Y Vinedo Attis “Xion” Albarino (Rias Baixas, Spain)

5. 2016 Chateau Coussin “Le Rosé de S” (Provence, France)

6. 2016 J. Mourat Coleccion Rouge (Loire Valley, France)

7. 2014 Ludi Neiss Spatburgunder (Pfalz, Germany)

8. 2015 Domaine des Homs L’Amandier (Languedoc, France)

9. 2013 Castro Ventosa Mencia “El Castro de Valtuille” (Bierzo, Spain)

10. 2011 Domaine Suffrene Bandol Rouge

European Wine Values

Try Three for Free Wine Tasting – New European Wine Arrivals

Try Three for Free Wine Tasting this Saturday, February 20th from 2:00 to 5:00 – Join us to try some fabulous new European wines – Stop by Table Wine every Saturday for Asheville’s best free wine tasting. We’ve been tasting literally hundreds of wines over the past month and the store is stocked with a bunch of new and delicious wines.  We can’t wait to share them with you!  Stop by, taste, learn and save up to 20% off on all of the featured tasting wines.

All of the featured tasting wines are on sale the day of the tasting: take 10% off if you mix any 3, 15% off if you mix any 6, or 20% off if you mix any 12.

The Wines

1. 2014 Domaine de Menard Cotes de Gascogne Blanc (Southwestern France) – The white wines of the Gascogne region are some of the best values in the world, and this one is a prime example.  A blend of Colombard and Ugni Blanc, it is very reminiscent of Sauvignon Blanc.  Fresh, crisp, and packed with tangy/tart apple, citrus, and green herb nuances, it’s hard to drink just one glass.
Tasting Price: $10.79 on mixed 3-packs | $10.19 on mixed 6-packs | $9.59 on mixed cases

2. 2012 Fattoria del Cerro Rosso di Montepulciano (Tuscany, Italy) – Antonio Galloni of Vinous Media called this “one of the best Tuscan wines in its price range and a real overachiever.”  He’s right!  Trust us folks, you will not get a more authentically styled Sangiovese-based red wine than this.  Galloni goes on to say the wine offers an “exotic mélange of dark red and black cherries, leather, smoke, incense, spices and smoke.”  He’s right again!  Don’t miss your chance to sample one of the best Tuscan red wine values in the store.  89 points Vinous Media
Tasting Price: $13.49 on mixed 3-packs | $12.74 on mixed 6-packs | $11.99 on mixed cases

3. 2012 Enrique Mendoza Monastrell “La Tremenda” (Alicante, Spain) – Luis Gutierrez of The Wine Advocate says that for “an entry-level this has superb quality and an incredible price tag.”  He goes on to suggest purchasing this one by the case.  We concur 100%!  The wine is based entirely on Monastrelll (aka Mourvedre) and it thrives in the warm climate of Southern Spain.  Ripe, full bodied, rich and offering velvety-soft texture, this wine is a real overachiever.  91+ points The Wine Advocate
Tasting Price: $12.59 on mixed 3-packs | $11.89 on mixed 6-packs | $11.19 on mixed cases