Wine Tastings (11/13/09)

11/12/2009 7:33 PM

11/12/2009 7:34 PM

WHAT: Thanksgiving recommendations
WHERE: O'Brien's Market, 4120 Dale Road, Modesto; 545-8100
WHEN: 2 to 5 p.m. through Sunday
WINES: Wines complimentary to your dinner
COST: $5

    

WHAT: Carneros chardonnays
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: Rombauer, August Briggs, MacRostie, Schug, St. Clement
COST: $10

    

WHAT: Friday Night Flights: Macchia wines
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. today
WINES: Mischievous, Outrageous and Voluptuous Zinfandels and a Righteous Barbera
COST: $10

    

WHAT: Macchia wines
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday
WINES: A Barbera and three Zinfandels.
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: Bonny Doon
WHERE: Tresetti's World Caffe, 927 11th St., Modesto; 572-2990
WHEN: 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
WINES: A variety of selections.
COST: $15

    

WHAT: Syrah
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday
WINES: Selections from Australia, France, Sonoma County and the Sierra Foothills.
COST: $10

    

WHAT: Weekly tasting
WHERE: Bacchus Food & Spirits, 1200 I St., Modesto; 576-8994
WHEN: 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday BEERS: Tastes paired with small bites
COST: $20

    

WHAT: Nouveau Beaujolais.
WHERE: Sips Bistro, 901 Carpenter Road, Modesto; 527-7477
WHEN: 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday
WINES: Just released 2009 Nouveaus will be compared to a 2003 and a 2007 Beaujolais.
COST: $8

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