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February Wine Tasting with Andy!

Wine Tasting with Andy! Friday February 9th in New Bern 4-6 PM Saturday, February 10th in Oriental 2 & 3 PM   Andy was with us tasting wine in this photo from 2016 and he keeps coming back.  Join us as Andy pours six new South African wines, featuring La Bri's new line "Double Door" and Lanzerac specialties! Lanzerac Estates describes it's heritage saying,  "Steeped in history dating back to 1692, Lanzerac Wine Estate is a historic landmark and Stellenbosch icon. The grande dame is synonymous with old-world charm and rich Cape heritage. Positioned in the idyllic Jonkershoek Valley on the outskirts of the historical town of Stellenbosch, the Estate boasts views of dramatic mountain ranges, endless rows of lush...

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Holiday Wine Tastings

This December we are excited to invite you to not one, but two special holiday wine tastings. Each event is complementary and will offer a variety of wines perfect for this season.  Andy returns for a special Sunday wine tasting on December 10th at 2 PM in Oriental and 4 PM in New Bern. Join us as he introduces new wines, including wines from Wildeberg Estate! During their trip to South Africa, Camilla and Bill visited this estate and are excited to bring them here to Eastern NC. Wildeberg Wine Farm was just awarded Winery of the year in South Africa for its second year in a row! Lauren from Trinchero Wine Estates joins us for a tasting on  Friday, December...

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Holiday Arrivals: Port!

Tis the Season for.... Port! (Available in Oriental Location Only) The holiday season brings all sorts of warm fuzzy feelings. Seeing family gather, festivities everywhere, and hot cocoa and cider all bring nostalgic memories back to life. Here at Nautical Wheelers, we thought to get into the Christmas spirit with one of the ways we know how: Wine, or more specifically, Port! We are pleased to announce that we are now offering a variety of different Ports, including white, tawny, and ruby red from Kopke. Sandeman favorites including the 10-year and 20-year-old tawny are available as well.  Stop in and ask our team to show you what we have available. As always, thank you for your continued support during the...

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October Wine Tasting: Andy and Wynand Return!

Andy and Wynand return for this October's Wine Tasting! This October we are in for a real treat as Andy returns from South Africa with new wines, and an old friend in tow! Wynand is the wine maker for De Kleine Wijn Koöp. He also happens to be the winemaker for our Nautical Wheelers exclusive, private label, Nautical Wines!  They have a great line up of wines for you, and stories to go along with each one. Tell a friend and mark your calendars, because Andy never disappoints. October 20th in New Bern from 5-7 and on October 21st in ONC at 2 and 3. We can't wait to see you there!

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Limited Edition Artisan Wines Return!

Limited Edition Artisan Wines Nautical Wheelers is pleased to announce our selection of limited edition artisan wines! These Small vineyard RDI Wines are specially selected and highly allocated once a year, making them sought after by wine lovers everywhere. To be considered small vineyard, they must be family owned, sustainably and organically grown and harvested, and hand picked.  Join us Tuesday, September 26th, in New Bern from 4-6 PM as Jody from August Wine Group returns to taste these limited edition wines with us. Many of our returning customers will remember how wonderful Jody's presence was last year, as he is a true expert on the wines he brings in. Garganega Frizzante, for one, is a local favorite he returns...

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