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 here.

Friday & Saturday, December 12th and 13th

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) Just in from the Argentine  $11 per flight 

 

A) Baqueano Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon 2008, Patagonia  $5 glass

Economy version of  Bordeaux Blanc: waxy / paraffin notes on the nose, VERY dry finish.

 

B) Postales del Fin del Mundo SB / Semillon 2009, Patagonia  $5 glass

Richer with honey and almond notes on the nose and a soft, smooth finish.

 

C) Joffré e Hijas Grand Chardonnay 2009, Mendoza  $5 glass

Fermented in steel for freshness, aged on the lees for a rich mouthfeel.

 

2) So NOT Chardonnay  $23 flight

 

A) Martilde Oltrepò Pavese Malvasia Piume ‘11, Lombardia, Italy  $10 gl

A long time WINE EXPO-ista cult classic: wildly aromatic, bone dry.

 

B) Brunelli Garganega Carianum 2012, Veneto Italy  $13 glass

100% Garganega (the Soave variety) barrel fermented for richness and depth.

 

C) Toneles Torrontés Reserva Tonel 46 2012, Mendoza Arg.  $10 glass

Huge nose of tropical fruits, large frame textures, firm dry finish. Got Mariscos?

 

Reds 

 

3) A Vinous Tour: Italy, Spain, Portugal  $14 per flight 

 

A) Forte Canto Salento Negroamaro 2011, Puglia Italy  $7 glass

Negroamaro is soft like Pinot but a bit darker and more rustic. Unfiltered for extra ooomph!

 

B) Jaun de Alzate Rioja Seleccionada  2012, Rioja Alavesa Spain  $7 gl

90% Tempranillo + Garnacha & Mazuela for aromatics. Soft, mellow, comforting.

 

C) Vidigal Reserva dos Amigos 2011, Estremadura Portugal  $7 glass

Tinta Roriz (70%), Castelão (20%) and a dash of Tinto Miúda for aromatics. VERY friendly.

 

4) Italian Diversity  $20 per flight 

 

A) Grillesino Sangiovese 2013, Toscana Italy  $9 glass

Fresh and lively 100% coastal Sangiovese fermented in steel to maintain the fruit.

 

B) Agnes Bonarda Possessione del Console ‘11, Oltrepò Pavese  $12 gl

100% Bonarda from a 900+ year old family cantina. Rich fruit, soft texture, a hint of smoke.

 

C) Verosso Salento Primitivo 2012, Puglia Italy  $8 glass

100% Primitivo (the grape that came to Cali and became Zinfandel), hearty, versatile.

 

5) Old World Elegance  $24 flight

 

A) Viña Herminia Rioja Excelsus 2006,Spain  $11 glass

An elegant and feminine blend of Tempranillo (60%) and Garnacha.

 

B) Pileum Cesanese del Piglio 2011, Lazio Italy  $11 glass

Mussolini’s favorite wine: dark in color, big on flavor, grown just outside Roma.

 

C) Prendina Cabernet Sauvignon Falcone 2009, Garda Italy  $12 glass

85% Cab / 15% Merlot organically grown on the shores of Lago di Garda

 

Krohn Vintage Porto 2011  $15.00 glass

 

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

Figueroa Mountain Kölsch Style Ale (crisp, light, refreshing) 12oz  $4

Troubadour Belgian Blonde (slightly rustic, very refreshing) 750ml  $22

Stone Enjoy By 9/20/14 IPA (insanely fresh & hoppy, 9.4% abv)  22oz  $13

Troubadour Obscura MIld Stout (strong, smooth, satisfying) 750ml  $22

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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