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March Wine Tasting Recap!

Thank you to everyone who ventured into Spring with us this weekend at our monthly wine tasting event!  This month, we welcomed Heather Parnham of Johnson Brothers / Mutual Distributing. Friday night, our New Bern store had a lovely turn out and on Saturday in Oriental, on a beautiful albeit breezy day, every seat in the house was taken!  Heather a native Carolinian who was a "California girl" for almost a decade, started the tastings with a terrific champagne out of Sonoma County, California; Banshee, "Ten of Cups" Brut.  A real crowd pleaser, the bubbles had everyone smiling!  We "traveled" with Heather tasting wines from California, France, Italy and Spain with the overall favorite being the Renato Ratti Barbera, a fresh, fruity wine with cherries, lemon...

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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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