Thursday, May 26, 2016

"Europe"s Hidden Gems" Wine Weekend and Tasting

This coming Saturday marks the first year anniversary of the Colonial Spirts Wine Weekend program. We started this series of sale and tasting events with the goal of providing customers the opportunity to sample from the great diversity of wines from around the world. In our tasting sessions, we have covered a number of different wine styles and grape varieties, and discussed the importance of climate, soil, and other natural conditions produce noticeably different flavor profiles of the Chardonnays, Cabernets, Pinot Noirs and other popular grape varieties from well-known Old and New World regions.

This coming weekend, we are taking a slightly different tack by featuring wines from places that many wine consumers probably know little

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Burnside Bourbon

Out of Portland Oregon comes another craft distillery intent on delivering excellent quality on an American classic - Bourbon.  The 4yr Bourbon is spicy and lively with lots of flavor.  The "Oregon Oaked" version is the same spirit, further aged in a heavy charred barrel made of the unique drought-resistant Oregon oak.  These are a great addition to our collection of American whiskies.

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Friday, May 20, 2016

Wine Tasting with Sue

We can never get enough of Sue, and I know this to be the case for some of our customers, so it is our pleasure to have her here sampling wines. A fixture at our Grand Tastings and other more memorable events, Sue has been a long time rep that has created a name for herself in the area. With a following of friends on FB that goes to every tasting she attends, Sue is one of the more recognizable names from our ever growing rep list. For those that haven"t met her before, this is a great opportunity to do so.

Along with enjoying Sue"s presence, you will also find yourself enjoying some of the wines she has dubbed "great summer sippers." Pouring both Rosés and Rieslings, Sue will demonstrate how great both of these styles are for enjoying

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Monday, May 9, 2016


Been a hot minute since we"ve had these scientific brewers beers pouring in our store, so we will have come out Saturday 14th, 1-3pm.  The very knowledgeable Lisa will be here pouring beer, talking about the beer and brewery, and answer any questions that you might have about what it is you are trying.  A fun, ever-experimenting brewery, you"ll find something unique at every tasting.



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Nauti Seltzer

Alcoholic seltzer is the new craze that will invade our shelves this year, and Nauti Seltzer is lining up to be the big name in the niche market.  We"ll be tasting all their flavors Friday the 13th, 4-6pm.  That means Cranberry, Lemon Lime, Raspberry, and Grapefruit will be opened and ready for you to try.  Make sure to come and see what all the fuss is about.

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