Wine Tastings

08/13/2009 1:11 AM

08/13/2009 1:17 AM

WHAT: A taste of Spain
WHERE: O'Brien's Market, 4120 Dale Road, Modesto; 545-8100
WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. through Sunday
WINES: From Jerez to Rioja
COST: $5

    

WHAT: Portalupi Wines
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: Barbera, zinfandel, pinot noir, bianco
COST: $10

    

WHAT: Friday Night Flights: Brunello di Montalcino
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. today
WINES: Da Vinci, Mastrojanni and Il Poggione from the Tuscan region of Italy
COST: $20

    

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

    

WHAT: Syrah and Petite Sirah
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday
WINES: Selections fromScott Harvey, Bridlewood, d'Art and Macchia
COST: $10

    

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: Weekly tasting
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: Zinfandel
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday
WINES: Campus Oaks, Fiddletown Cellars, Hatcher, McManis and Trinitas
COST: $10

    

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

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