Issue 321 | May 2016

wine••sense is devoted to bringing you a selection of wines from around the world that will intrigue and entertain your palate. Thank you for trusting.

Club•WS | reds

May wine club is ready for pickup this Thursday during the tasting.

Two guests at the tasting table for the evening. Author of book "The Red Wine Diet" Art McDermott, CSCS, CISSN and book contributor and wine professional, Jeff Salvin.

Art approached us early this year to join our club and to combine our talent and passion for what we do. His focus and honest approach inspires trust and comfort. Please join us for this very special Club tasting.

Club•WS | reds details:

Join the club - only 3 months at a time

what: 4 bottles of reds each month

how long: 3 month commitment

you pay: $149.97 ($49.99 per month)

you get: 4 bottles of red, detailed notes, and first dibs on many new wines arriving at the shop.

Revolving membership, so you can join any time!

Photo by: Sarah Jordan Photography

About us:

"When you walk into wine-sense, you quickly discover that it's not your typical wine shop. And it doesn't want to be. For over nine years, Samanta Ettore, a native of Tuscany, and her staff have worked to give their customers a "sense" of how each bottle on the shelves can complement their lives. Through years of delivering wine education and traveling to vineyards around the world, the wine-sense team ensures that all customers – whether wine aficionados or people new to wine – leave with the right bottle. With additional culinary backgrounds, Sam and her team can also ensure that your food and wine pairings are perfect for any occasion.

When visiting winemakers come to wine-sense and at times end up leaving with bottles, you know it's a special shop. Winemakers understand what it takes to bottle a dream and know that their wine will only speak the truth about their efforts, their grapes, their land, and their history. wine-sense brings that to you. It's not just about the wine; it's about the sense of the wine.

wine-sense is an award-winning wine purveyor with a continually changing inventory that embraces seasonality, small production and new discoveries in the world of wine. This makes every visit to wine-sense a special occasion. If you want a bottle of wine, any shop will do. If you want the sense of wine, then wine-sense is your place."

Upcoming Events

We have a busy and fun May ahead!

Thursday, May 5

Club•WS | reds - Two guests: Author of "The Red Wine Diet" Art McDermott and book contributor and wine professional, Jeff Salvin will both be at the tasting table. Join us from 6 to 8. Club members and non club members are welcome to attend, with no obligation to join the club.

Saturday, May 7

More Rosé please! - Stacey is joining us for the afternoon, showcasing her favorite rosé and soon mine too! This 100% Lagrein rosé, from Alto Adige - Südtirol, Italy will stun you with its color, aromas, and harmonious body. Just in time for Mother's Day. Join us 3 to 5.

Thursday, May 12

'Burgundy and Alsace Inspiration' Anne Amie Vineyards, Oregon - Joining us for the evening is Bethann, showing off the latest vintages from Anne Amie Vineyards. From 6 to 8.

Thursday, May 19

Sicilian Warm Nights - Looking forward to warm nights, late sunsets, and the perfect wine to go with it. Join Andrea Alexander at the tasting table as she shares our latest obsession. From 6 to 8.

Saturday, May 21

Loire Valley Series I - Think clean, briny, refreshing tones from the Loire Valley, France. Easy drinking whites with irresistible tones and refreshing feel. Join us, 3 to 5.


We hope we've earned your vote once again. We sure work hard for it!

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Enter the raffle to win a wine-sense gift certificate. How? Return five of our wine-sense brown bags or refill your wine-sense tote. Stop by and we'll fill you in on the rest.

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A presto,
Samanta Ettore

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