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Wine Tasting with Chris Izzo

As the summer heat continues to go up, we were excited to have the opportunity to host another wine tasting. This past weekend, July 16th and 17th, we were honored to have Chris Izzo from Johnson Brothers Mutual Wine Distributors come to both of our stores. We had tons of familiar faces join our tasting and a few new ones that we were happy to introduce to our Nautical Wheelers community. Chris was able to bring six different wines for us to try. The six were... Avissi Sparkling Rose from Veneto, Italy Ziata Sauvignon Blanc from Napa Valley, CA McBride Sisters Chardonnay from California San Polo Rubio Toscana from Tuscany, Italy Bodegas Muriel Reserva from Rioja, Spain Girard Cabernet Sauvignon 2018...

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Uncorked Wine Tasting June 25th & 26th with Elephants Corner South African Wines

Wine Tastings are not all glamor and and stemware. It took a lot of work to make these 9000 bottles of South African Wine that arrived in North Carolina and then bring them all the way to Nautical Wheelers in New Bern and Oriental for Wine Tastings on June 25 and 26th with Andy Woolgar of Elephants Corner Wines Andy has tasted with us before and returns to Oriental and New Bern and introduces South African wines from Elephants Corner Wines . These wines are new to the USA, the first shipment arrived earlier this year and sold out before Andy could bring them to Eastern NC, yes the wine is that good. We were happy so many could join us and...

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Wine Tastings Return to Nautical Wheelers, June 5 & 6 and 25 & 26th

Join us on Friday, June 4th at the Downtown New Bern location of Nautical Wheelers from 5 - 7pm or on Saturday, June 5th at 2pm and again at 3pm in Oriental to taste 5 wines. You may want to join us at both locations.   Then 3 weeks later for South African wines with Andy from Elephants Corner Wines.      Ross White with Advintage Wines will introduce you to five wines, we hope you will find some new favorites for the summer and take a couple of bottles home. The tasting starts with a sparkler, Cave from Spain, then a dry German Riessling, (Ross loves Riesslings), then 3 California wines from Spoken West Winery. Spoken wine maker Jamey Whetstone apprenticed for...

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