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This Tues (no charge): Splendid Blendeds-The Final Shootout

From: tom m.
Sent on: Sunday, May 6, 2012 1:46 PM

LOCATION: Tempura House II (linked to map)

171 2nd St, San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, 6:30 p.m.

As most of you know by now, our meetups are geared for those who want to socialize while exploring new wines from boutique producers.  If you would rather just mingle where wine provides a pretext for a singles mixer,  then sign up for one of the meetups that go to high overhead wine bars where you can nurse one glass for the evening or try a flight of three limited pours for $15.

We have winnowed down the original 24 unique proprietary blends chosen at random that were rated and ranked at our two previous proprietary blend galtherings  You are invited to evaluate this smaller group of finalists to pick the best of the best   The various participating wineries are eagerly awaiting the findings of of our citizen judges.

The wines will be evaluated accompanied with reasonably priced no host Japanese food (no charge for the wine).  In this photo above, members are rating Bordeaux style California releases at Tempura House back in 2010 (Meryl Schreibstein found a winner)

~~ TODAY ONLY: TAPAS (the Tempranillo Advocates, Producers and Amigos Society) is offering a 55% discount off the price of their upcoming annual Grand Tasting at Ft. Mason on Sat. June 9th.  Go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/247814 to get the $30 price. 40 participating wineries will be sampling varieties like Tempranillo, Albariño, Garnacha, Graciano, Mourvedre, Touriga, Verdelho, Bastardo and more.

~~ The Bay Area Wine Society will be pouring a preview of these wines on Thurs. May 24th in the Minna Alley under the SF Chronicle building off of 5th St.  We are partnering with the Yerba Buena Community Benefit District which is presenting Theater Flamenco, a local group that tours worldwide.

~~  Don't forget that the Early Bird price of $15 for tastes of 20+wines plus gourmet pizza expires on Friday Our May Mingle will compare and contrast Old World Italian varietals to their New World Cal Ital versions.  More info here: http://www.meetup.com/Bay-Area-Wine-Society/events/62582062/

 

A votre santé

T.0.M.

 

 

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