Wine Tastings

September 10, 2009 

WHAT: Wines of the Russian River Valley
WHERE: O'Brien's Market, 4120 Dale Road, Modesto; 545-8100
WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. through Sunday
WINES: A variety
COST: $5

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WHAT: Rombauer Vineyards
WHERE: Stewart & Jasper, Del Lago Plaza, 2985 Renzo Lane, Patterson; 895-9463
WHEN: Noon-9 p.m. today-Saturday; noon-7 p.m. Sunday-Thursday
WINES: Chardonnay, zinfandel, cabernet sauvignon, merlot diamond selection, cabernet sauvignon
COST: $12

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WHAT: Friday Night Flights: New Zealand wines
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. today
WINES: Sauvignon blancs and pinot noirs
COST: $12

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WHAT: Hawk Crest and Glass Mountain wineries
WHERE: Angels' Share Wine Shop, 2101 Sylvan Ave., Modesto; 492-0600
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. today
WINES: Whites and reds
COST: $12, plus 11 percent off wines tasted

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WHAT: Garnacha and Tempranillo
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday
WINES: Selections from Spain and California
COST: $10

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WHAT: Champagne Sunday
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday
WINES: Champagne, sparkling wine, brunch
COST: Variable, brunch $6

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WHAT: Tuesday Twofers
WHERE: Angels' Share Wine Shop, 2101 Sylvan Ave., Modesto; 492-0600
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday
WINES: 2-ounce tastes
COST: $2 per taste

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WHAT: Weekly tasting
WHERE: Tresetti's World Caffe, 927 11th St., Modesto; 572-2990
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
WINES: A variety
COST: Call for information

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WHAT: 5 for 5 at 5
WHERE: Angels' Share Wine Shop, 2101 Sylvan Ave., Modesto; 492-0600
WHEN: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday
WINES: Three reds and two whites
COST: $5, plus 11 percent off wines tasted

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WHAT: Summer closeout tasting
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday
WINES: Riesling, rose, gewürztraminer and beaujolais
COST: $8; 25-50 percent off selected wines

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WHAT: Weekly tasting
WHERE: Bacchus Food & Spirits, 1200 I St., Modesto; 576-8994
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday
WINES: Tastes paired with small bites
COST: $15

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