Wine Tastings (7/10/09)

07/10/2009 12:42 AM

07/10/2009 12:43 AM

WHAT: Wines of central Italy
WHERE: O'Brien's Market, 4120 Dale Road, Modesto; 545-8100
WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. through Sunday
WINES: Wines and cheeses
COST: $5

    

WHAT: Santa Cruz Wineries
WHERE: Stewart & Jasper, Del Lago Plaza, 2985 Renzo Lane, Patterson; 895-9463
WHEN: Noon to 7 p.m. daily; noon to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday
WINES: Ridge, Mt. Eden. Bonny Doon, Thomas Fogarty
COST: $10

    

WHAT: Friday Night Flights: Beck-Hartweg Alsace
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. today
WINES: Rieslings, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer
COST: $12

    

WHAT: Ghost Pines
WHERE: Angels' Share Wine Shop, 2101 Sylvan Ave., Modesto; 492-0600
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday
WINES: Chardonnay, merlot, cabernet sauvignon
COST: $10 wines; 11 percent off all wines tasted

    

WHAT: Beck-Hartweg Alsace
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday
WINES: Rieslings, Pinot Gris, Gewurztraminer
COST: $12

    

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

    

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

    

WHAT: Chuck Hovey
WHERE: Tresetti's World Caffe, 927 11th St., Modesto; 572-2990
WHEN: 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
WINES: A variety
COST: $10

    

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, 11 percent off wines tasted

    

WHAT: Pinot Noir
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday
WINES: Selections from Santa Barbara, Monterey, Sonoma and Willamette Valley
COST: $15

    

WHAT: Tequila tasting
WHERE: Bacchus Food & Spirits, 1200 I St., Modesto; 576-8994
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday
WINES: Tequila paired with small bites
COST: $10

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