June Tuesday Tastings – great European Variety!

Braddock’s American Brasserie at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Hotel has agreed to carry these wines just for our tastings each Tuesday of June from 530pm-730pm – check out the great and interesting variety of European Wines!

Tuesday June 7 – These two wines were just featured in the wine spectator as “Best Values” in the Wine Spectator, and one blogger described the red as “Dangerously Drinkable”)   White – Esporao Monte Velho Branco    Red – Esporao Monte Velho

Tuesday June 14 – The 2009 Bordeaux Vintage is a classic vintage and the whites are becoming available – we will complement a fresh young Bordeaux Blanc with a classic Rioja red blend.   White – Chateau Merlet Bordeaux Blanc 2009     Red – Banda Azul Rioja 2006 

Tuesday June 21 – The West Loire Valley produces fresh and fantastic Muscadet whites – we will taste the fresh muscadet along side a Cabernet-based, Left-Bank Bordeaux.   White – Muscadet-Sèvre et Maine 2009   Red – Chateau Andron Medoc Bordeaux 2009  

Tuesday June 28 – A rich and exotic tasting Portuguese white will counter the dark and serious Solitude Cotes du Rhone.   White – Dona Ermelinda Branco 2009   Red – Domaine de la Solitude, Cotes du Rhone 2009

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