Looking forward to the week ahead in San Francisco, December 17th, 2018

Friends of Flatiron,

We’re exactly one week out from Christmas Eve and two from New Years and the excitement is reaching a fever pitch! If you haven’t already fully loaded up on bottles from us yet then be sure to stop ASAP. For any of you last minute shoppers, here’s our Holiday Hours:

Christmas Eve: 9am-6pm
Christmas Day: Closed
New Year’s Eve: 9am-9pm
New Year’s Day: Closed

Here’s what we’ll be pouring in the store as well as what we’ll featuring in our newsletter this week:

In-Store Tastings:

Tuesday 12/18, Meet the Winemaker: Dan Petroski with Larkmead at 5pm: $10/tasting Established in 1895, Larkmead is as iconic of an estate as they come in Napa Valley. The vineyards they own are some of the most diverse geologically and topographically. That is exactly what famed winemaker Dan Petroski aims to capture in every bottle he crafts during his tenure. Join us for a memorable tasting with him and an array of Larkmead’s wines.

Wednesday 12/19, Tasting with Tess Bryant with Natural Australian wines at 5pm: If it’s been a minute since you’ve tried an Australian wine now is absolutely the time. Australia has gone through a natural wine revolution that has put it back on the radar of somms and wine geeks everywhere. Tess Bryant saw the writing on the wall as well and, in 2008, opened her own wine import company focusing on natural Aussie wines. Come and join us for an exciting tasting of the most exciting wines from Down Under. $10/tasting

Thursday 12/20, Tasting of California Reds for the Holidays at 5pm: Holiday wine choices can be tricky. That’s why we decided to put together a tasting of great California wines that we think are the best for your celebration. We’ll be tasting:

Occidental, Pinot Noir ‘Freestone’, 2016
Ramey, Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley, 2014
Chappellet, Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Signature, 2016

This is your opportunity to try before you buy and, even better, it’s FREE!

Friday 12/21, Tasting of More Champagne at 5pm: In case you haven’t gotten your fill of Champagne tastings at the store the past few weeks here’s one more event to sate your thirst for bubbles. Come join us to taste the following Champagnes:

Janisson-Baradon, Champagne Brut Selection, NV
Paul Laurent, Champagne Brut, NV
Louis Roederer, Champagne Brut Premiere, NV

And guess what? This event is also FREE!

In our weekly newsletter we’ll be featuring a selection of library releases going back to the 1980’s from historic Chinon producer Couly-Dutheil, new releases from cult hero Giuseppe Quintarelli and Champagnes for the much sought after Cedric Bouchard.

Happy Holidays!

Your Friends at Flatiron Wines SF

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