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VINO Wine School

VINO’s in house wine instructor Ms. Mayme Berman, will be leading regular wine education classes designed to fill your minds with knowledge and your palates with delicious beverage. Mayme has years of experience in the wine business, and along with her work here, she also works for one of Oregon’s best wineries, Stoller Vineyards. This is a wonderful way to broaden your wine horizons, and a fun night out for you…and whoever deserves your company! The classes are informal yet very informational and run from 6:30-8:30. Appropriate nibbles are served along with wines, and special discounts are offered to VINO Wine School attendees on the night of the classes. Plus a VINO Wine School gift certificate also makes for an always appreciated gift. This we know from first hand experience. We hope you’ll find something that piques your interest and Mayme will be updating the schedule regularly. Cheers!

Featured Wines
2012 CASTELLO DELLE PANERETTA Chianti Classico Riserva

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South American Satisfaction: Ca’de Calle & Viu Manent

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Swick’d Again: 2016 SWICK WINES Grenache Blanc

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Holy cow! I just tasted this a few days ago and was blown away by this incredible Chateauneuf-du-Pape lookalike and had to share, stat! This is a wonderfully intense, hedonistic drinking experience. D[more]

2014 Juan Gil Monstrell- aka “Marvelous Mourvedre”!

So happy to have this long time VINO favorite back in store! A big, dark, full-bodied Monastrell (aka “mourvedre”) that never fails to satisfy and has a remarkable ability to age. I recently had a[more]

Produttori Rising: 2012 Produttori del Barbaresco!!

The Produttori co-op is unquestionably one of Italy’s greatest wine producers. Year after year they are absolute benchmarks of quality in Barbaresco. Adding to the allure of this 2012 is that in thi[more]

This is without question one of my Top 5 Wine I tasted in 2016. Absolutely profound in every way with its intensely dark color, its ripe, incredibly layered fruit, the truckloads of complexity and cha[more]

Ravishing Rioja: 2012 Palacios Remondo Montesa

For whatever reason I hadn’t had this current release of one our favorite Riojas from past vintages, and when I recently had it with my rep I was kicking myself. This is a stunner! A beautiful Rioja[more]

Feb. 9 & 16, 2017

VINO Wine School: France and Italy- deliciously in depth!!

Back is session is VINO Wine School with our own instructor Mayme Berman who will be leading another fun, casual, and über-informative couple of evenings next month. Seating is very limited at our VINO school classes, so get your name down early by calling the store. Credit card is required to reserve your spot.  Here is what you have to look forward to via Mayme:

“Perhaps your New Year’s resolution was to learn about wine? You’re in luck – VINO Wine School is back in action this February! Sunday shop gal Mayme Berman will take you on a whirlwind tour of the renowned winemaking regions of France and Italy on two consecutive Thursdays (February 9th and 16th, 6:30pm – 8:30pm). There really isn’t a better place to dive in to your wine drinking education (and pleasure for that matter) than taking a closer look into these iconic Old World regions. Beginners and wine school veterans alike are welcome, come prepared to taste, snack and converse! $60 for the pair of classes, and to make sure you do your homework (ahem, drink wine) you’ll enjoy discounted pricing in the form of 10% off any wine in the store purchased during class.”