WINE EXPO’s World Dinner Party

Our Bar Manager Tonni gets back to her Jamaican roots with a four course Caribbean American dinner paired with cross culturally food friendly European wines. Menu here

Friday, May 29th 5pm to midnight

$50 per person + tax and gratuity

reservations recommended

 

Parties in our Wine Bar

We can accommodate your party, sales team meeting, singles group, ect in our Wine Bar with up to 70 guests at affordable rates. Give us a call at 310-828-4428 to book your event.

Click here for our party planning guide.

 

EVERY Monday & Thursday

Taste 20 Diverse Wines, just $20

The best deal in town for wine lovers: EVERY Monday and Thursday you have a chance to taste from 20 diverse wines in a wide variety of styles for just $20 (exclusive of tax and tip) in our Bar. We will offer different choices every week so you can survey the multitude of new releases and old reliables we offer. On these nights we will pour the wines OFF THE BAR (there will be table service for food) in a fun, party atmosphere. See you there? This week’s list

 

Champagne & Bacon Fest 2nd weekend each month!

Come experience the mystical bond between top shelf sparkling wine and the glorious meat candy known as artisanal Bacon. We’ll be grillin’ up five diverse examples of the meat curing arts which will be served with generous pours of five quite diverse examples of fine fizz from La Champagne.

Fri & Sat, June 12th & 13th  5pm – Midnight   $30 + tax & tip  per person

 

Happy Hour Five Nights a Week in our Wine Bar

Why not stop by to relax after work with a special discount on our ever changing wine and beer menu? You’ll both save money AND enjoy more of that famous WINE EXPO vinous diversity.

All guests seated before 7pm will receive 50% off on all beverages served before 7pm plus 10% off any in store retail purchases on their way out. This offer cannot be combined with any other discount, promotion or coupon and does not include 20/20 or *Live Music nights. Cheers!

 

Wednesdays: WINE EXPO Unplugged! 

Starting Jan 7th we’ll have live acoustic music every Wednesday evening in our bar from 7-9pm. Guests who make a $5 donation to the artist performing will enjoy happy hour prices extended through 9pm (limited menu).

 

Our Wine Bar team is here to serve you seven days a week after 5pm

(open till midnight Thurs-Saturday, till 10pm Sun – Wed). This week’s offerings:

 

Aperitif: Dominio de Tharsys Brut Rosé Cava ‘08, Requena Spain  $10 gl

Whites 

1) Summer is coming…Picnic Wines!  $10 per flight

A) Antawara Pinot Gris 2013, Valle Central Chile  $5 glass

100% Pinot Gris, very aromatic and fresh, just 12.6% ABV…go ahead, have a 2nd glass!

B) Domaine de Vedilhan Viognier 2013, Narbonne France  $5 glass

100% Viognier, medium bodied and fruit forward, flowers and citrus on the nose.

C) Stone Fruit Riesling 2011, Pfalz Germany  $5 glass

Fresh, ripe & quaffable fruit with a solid substrate of minerality. Almost too easy to drink!

2) So NOT Chardonnay  $22 flight

A) Bourillon Vouvray Sec la Coulée d’Argnet 2011, Loire France  $9 gl

100% Chenin Blanc, probably the most overlooked great white variety on the planet.

B) Destro Etna Bianco Isolanuda 2012, Sicilia Italy $13 glass

Carricante & Catarratto grown on the side of the most active volcano in Europe. You can tell.

C) Fontana Candida Frascati Superiore Luna Mater 2011, Lazio  $10 gl

NOT the thin, watery Frascati you had on vacay in Roma. Ali’s favorite white this month.

Reds

3) School Night Reds with Style  $11 per flight

A) Peromato Tempranillo 2013, Castilla y León Spain  $6 glass

A soft, smooth and perfumed 100% Tempranillo with no oak, extremely versatile, affordable.

B) Grão Vasco Dão Tinto 2010, Portugal  $5 glass

Your minimum daily dose of Jaen, Alfrochoeiro, Tinta Pinheira, Touriga Nacional & Tinta Roriz!

C) Veni Vidi Vici Cabernet MMXII, Thracian Valley Bulgaria  $5 glass

Our discovery of the year so far: delicious, amazing value.

4) Light, Medium, Intense  $16 per flight

A) Ippolito Cirò Cirò 2009, Calabria Italy  $8 glass

100% Gagliopo vinified for grace and freshness. Our go to red wine with fish wine.

B) Ribbonwood Pinot Noir 2012, Marlborough New Zealand  $7 glass

Medium bodied, fruit forward, super soft in the mouth.

C) Simas Family Capay Red 2007, Capay Valley California  $8 glass

40% Mourvedre / 35% Grenache / 25% Syrah grown near Sacramento.

5) Bored with Cabernet?  $30 flight

A) Martilde Bonarda Zaffo 2006, Lombardia Italy  $16 glass  Organic

Dark, smoky and exotic with a touch of meat, medium bodied with a smooth dry finish.

B) Spagnoletti Uva di Troia Riserva Rinzacco 2009, Puglia  $13 glass

Very dark, rustic and meaty, sure to wine a fun round of Stump the Wine Geek!

C) Pollino Terre di Cosenza Magliocco Ferrocinto 2011, Calabria, $16 gl

Deep dark and smoky 100% Magliocco, an indigenous variety from the toe of the boot.

 

Sorry, we cannot split flights       

$4 per person corkage for wines purchased in our store 

 

 

 

Beer / Soft Drinks

Trumer Pils (American Lager with FLAVOR!)  12oz  $4

Common Cider Co. Apple Saison (seriously DRY & refreshing) 22oz  $13

Ommegang Gnomegang (made with yeast from La Chouffe)  750ml  $16

North coast Le Merle Saison (slightly rustic, very refreshing) 12oz  $5

Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA (seriously hoppy, 7.5% abv)  12oz  $4

Clown Shoes Brown Angel Double Brown (it’s about MALT!)  22oz  $12

Maui CoCoNut Porter (delicious, not sweet!) 12oz  $7

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier (made from SMOKED malt)  500ml  $10

Mineral Water / Select Natural Sugar Sodas  $3

Beer Flight: Taste ‘em all for $15!

includes chips, nuts & crostini

Bell’s Orsman Ale, Comstock Michigan  4% ABV

A very nice tribute to the Berliner Weiss style: tart, food friendly.

Bell’s Oberon Wheat Ale, Comstock Michigan  5.8% ABV

Unfiltered wheat ale with nice fruity overtones.

Bell’s Two Hearted IPA, Comstock Michigan  7% ABV

American malts plus “enormous hop additions”!

Bell’s Porter, Comstock Michigan  5.6% ABV

Robust flavors but not too strong to have a few…

Bell’s Kalamazoo Stout, Comstock Michigan  6% ABV

A rich and satifying stout with a hint of licorice added.

“It takes a lot of good beer to make great wine!”

Winemaking proverb heard the world over.

18% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more

 

Wow, someone REALLY likes our Bar food!

 

Cold Plates

 

SALUME PLATE                                                                                                                $8.00

Served with rounds of sourdough baguette, mixed nuts, olives and crackers

 

PROSCUITTO PLATE                                                                                               $9.00

Served with rounds of sourdough baguette, mixed nuts, olives and crackers

 

MILD CHEESE PLATE                                                                                             $9.00

3 milder cheeses, sourdough baguette, mixed nuts, olives and crackers

 

NOT SO MILD CHEESE PLATE        $11.00

3 bold cheeses, sourdough baguette, truffle honey, olives, mixed nuts, crackers

 

IL GRANDONE (SHARE SIZE)         $19.00

3 cured meats, 3 cheeses, sourdough baguette, mixed nuts, olives and crackers

 

Orgasmo de la Boca Smoked Olives (warning, addictive)      $4.50

All Spice Café Chipotle Olive Tapenade, Corn Chips     $5.00

Roasted Eggplant Dip with Pita Bread      $6.00

Black Truffle/Mushroom Tapenade, Crackers           $10.00

 

Hot Plates

VEGETARIAN LASAGNA                                                                              $12.50

Italian home-style lasagna Bolognese topped with Parmesan cheese

 

LASAGNA                                                                                                             $13.00

Italian home-style lasagna Bolognese topped with Parmesan cheese

 

POLPETTINE         (Meatballs)                                                                              $12.00

Italian home-style premium Angus beef meatballs in spicy tomato sauce, topped with Parmesan cheese served with rounds of sourdough baguette

 

CROSTINI PLATE                           6 piece/$$6.00                      12 piece/$10.00

Rounds of sourdough baguette topped with wine friendly savory tidbits including cured meats, and various cheeses. Toasted to order.

Pizzas

 

BACK TO BASIC CHEESE                                                                             $10.00

Hand rolled or thin crust personal pizza dough, tomato Sauce, and mozzarella

 

MARGHERITA                                                                                              $10.00

Hand rolled personal pizza dough, Tomato Sauce, Mozzarella, sliced heirloom tomatoes, basil pesto

 

FUNGI (No Sauce)                                                                                                 $12.00

Hand rolled personal pizza dough, Mixed mushrooms, goat cheese, mozzarella, caramelized onions, chives

 

PEAR & GORGANZOLA                                                                                     $12.00

Thin crust pizza with pear and gorgonzola cheese topped with truffle oil.

Add Truffle Honey $2.00

 

Garlic & Bell Peppers                                                                                        $11.00

Hand rolled personal pizza dough, minced garlic, green bell peppers

 

PEPPERONI                                                                                                           $12.00

Hand rolled personal pizza dough, pepperoni, tomato sauce, and mozzarella

 

CHORIZO                                                                                                                  $12.00

Hand rolled personal pizza dough, House made beef chorizo, tomato sauce, caramelized onion, and mozzarella

 

CHICKEN & MUSHROOM                                                                           $12.00

Tomato sauce, mozzarella, caramelized onion, chicken, mixed mushrooms

 

Sweet

 

Chef Judy’s Maple Chipotle Glazed Fancy Mixed Nuts      $5.00

Apple Nutella Stuffed Pastry with Almond topping                                $8.00

Pizzcotti Assorted Biscotti Biscuit served with ice cream        $8.00

L’Artisan Du Chocolate – Chocolate Truffles selection                       $10.00

18% gratuity added to parties of 6 or more

 

Parties in our Wine Bar

We can accommodate your party, sales team meeting, singles group, ect in our Wine Bar with up to 70 guests at affordable rates. Give us a call at 310-828-4428 to book your event.

 

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