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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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 wines.

 

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!

 

 

Champagne & Bacon Fest, second 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 and the Italian Alps. You WILL have a good time! Menu

Friday & Saturday, May 9th & 10th

5pm – Midnight   $30 + tax & tip  per person

 

Give us a call at 310-828-4428 to reserve your place for these special nights.

 

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: Domaine de Savigny Crémant du Jura Brut  $13 glass

 

Whites  

 

1) Cantina of the Week: Plozner, Grave di Friuli  $12 flight 

 

A) Plozner Chardonnay 2009, Grave di Friuli  $5 glass

Without wood, Chardonnay actually tastes more like green apples than buttered popcorn!

 

B) Plozner Pinot Grigio Malpelo 2009, Grave di Friuli Italy  $7 glass

Pinot Grigio gets a little color if it gets ripe. Ferment it on the skins and you get this.

 

C) Plozner Traminer Aromatico 2009, Grave di Friuli Italy  $5 glass

Bone dry Gewürztraminer blasting rose petal and lychee from your glass.

 

2) More Complex, still Refreshing  $26 per flight

 

A) Santa Vincenza Vermentino Lotus 2012, Toscana Italy  $11 glass

Classic coastal seafood white: Fresh fruit up front with a hint of bitter almond on the finish.

 

B) Ugolino Verdicchio CDJ Class Sup. Balluccio ‘11, Marche Italy  $14 gl

Older vines, steeper terrain + more time on the lees give this nice richness and mouthfeel.

 

C) Palamà Rosato Metiusco 2012, Puglia Italy $12 glass

Mostly Negroamaro, ALWAYS one of our most popular wines of any kind. Taste and see why.

 

Reds 

 

3) Back to Basics: Pinot, Cab, Merlot  $12 per flight 

 

A) Villa Silvia I Segreti Pinot Nero 2009, Veneto Italy  $6 glass

A soft, smooth and perfumed Pinot Noir with no oak, extremely versatile, affordable.

 

B) Nonno Giuseppe Cabernet 2003, Redwood Valley California $4 glass

Vines planted in 1906, the wine was aged for nine years….it’s ready for its closeup!

 

C) Alcanta Barrique Merlot, Alicante Spain  $7 glass

Fruit forward, easy to drink… a big crowd pleaser.

 

4) Italian Elegance Three Ways  $19 per flight 

 

A) Vecchia Cantina Vino Nobile di Montepulciano 2006, Toscana  $7 gl

Mostly Sangiovese with a skoonch of aromatic Mammalo (which means ‘violet”).

 

B) Zaglia Refosco dal Peduncolo Rosso 2008, Friuli Italy  $7 glass

This smooth but spicy / minty wine comes from right on the Italian / Slovenian border.

 

C) Feudi Montoni Nero d’Avola 2010, Sicilia Italy  $12 glass

The owner of this cantina says he has been on a 12 year war against “marmalade wines”!

 

5) Semi Serious Reds, Way Serious Values  $34 flight

 

A) Sylla Sebaste Barolo Sorì Bussia 2004, Piemonte Italy  $16 glass

100% Nebbiolo from one of Barolo’s best vineyard sites and a classic vintage.

 

B) Corte Dogliani Pirochetta Vecchie Vigne ‘09 Piemonte Italy  $16 glass

100% organically grown Dolcetto from high altitude, mineral rich vineyards.

 

C) Damana Ribera del Duero Crianza 2006, Spain  $16 glass

96% Tempranillo with a splash of Cabernet vinified to retain gutsy dark fruit and a spicy nose.

 

 

$4 per person corkage for wines purchased in our store

 

Gilberts Ruby Porto $6  

 

Sorry, we cannot split flights        

 

 

Beer / Soft Drinks

 

New Belgium Shift Lager (American Lager with FLAVOR!)  12oz  $4 

Modern Times Lomaland Saison (rustic, slightly herbal) 16oz  $6

Modern Times Blazing World Amber (“stickiest of the ickiest” !!!) 16oz  $6

Cosmic Ales Hell Hound Brown (round and malty, just 5.6%)  22oz  $10

Marston’s Oyster Stout (rich, minerally, brewed w/ oyster shells)  500ml  $8

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

Mineral Water / Select Natural Sugar Sodas  $3

 

 

 

Wow, someone REALLY likes our Bar food!

 

Salumi Plates

Prosciutto served with bread, olives, mixed nuts, crackers   $9

Mixed Salume served w/ bread, olives, nuts & crackers   $8

 

Cheese Plates

Mild: a selection of milder cheeses served with bread, mixed nuts and crackers.  $9

Not so Mild: a selection of boldly flavored cheeses served with bread, white truffle honey, mixed nuts and crackers.  $9

 

Il Grandone (for the table):

Mixed Salume and Cheeses served with bread, olives, mixed nuts and crackers   $19

 

Personal Pizza

See our separate pizza menu for choices and descriptions  $9

 

Crostini Plates 

12 piece sampler  $11    6 piece sampler  $6

Rounds of sourdough baguette topped with wine friendly savory tidbits including cured meats, veggies and various cheeses. We toast them to order…delicioso!

 

Sides

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

All Spice Cafe Chipotle Olive Tapenade, Corn Chips  $5

Roasted Eggplant Dip with Pita Bread  $6

Black Truffle / Mushroom Tapenade, assorted Crackers $10

Chef Judy’s Maple Chipotle Glazed Fancy Mixed Nuts  $4.50

L’Artisan du Chocolat Chocolate Truffle Selection  $12

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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