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July Wine Tasting with Andy

The Postman is back to health. Our friend Andy was facing medical concerns last month and was unable to make it to our June tasting. We are so thankful to our loyal customer base who was so gracious and understanding as we navigated a last-minute Sip N Shop. We had fun tasting some untasted wines with you all, but we know Andy was missed!  Fear not, Andy is back to health and is planning to be here July 12th and 13th to share five delicious South African wines with you. Rain, hail, or snow won't keep the postman away and that's why friends in South Africa call Andy "Die Posman". He is always on the go getting his customers what...

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June Wine Tasting With Andy

Andy is returning - June 14th and 15th to lead our June Wine Tasting Events!  The celebration of 365 years of South African Wine Making continues as Andy bring new wines and of course, his extensive knowledge. Mark your calendars, we all know a Wine Tasting with Andy is NOT to be missed! Don't know about tastings with Andy? You absolutely should. Join us in New Bern, Friday, June 14th from 4pm-6pm or in Oriental on Saturday, June 15th at 2pm and again at 3pm to learn exactly why these events are such a treat.  We hope to see you there, cheers! 

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April Tasting With Andy

Mark Your Calendars! It's the best time of the month, wine tasting time!  New Bern's tasting will take place Friday, April 19th, from 4pm-6pm. This event is complementary and floating, come in when you are able, and we will have glass waiting for you!  Oriental your tasting will be Saturday, April 20th, at 2pm and again at 3pm. This tasting is also complementary but will be classroom style! Grab a glass, take a seat and learn about the South African wines Andy has selected for us to taste.   If you haven't tasted with Andy before you're in for a treat! His vast knowledge of the terroirs and varietals of South Africa make his tastings truly a special experience.

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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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