Each wine has a story, so every week we host a Friday Tasting from 7-9pm.
It's our opportunity to put you in front of wines and the people behind them. And most importantly to taste! RVSP by emailing us here or call (305) 445-4567. $20 includes a glass to take home and all you care to drink and learn. Join the Wet Noses Newsletter to receive the week's tasting announcement on Wednesdays.
In the Wolfe's Wine Shoppe
Tasting DenFriday December 7thOWEN ROE WINES withTONY O'ROURKEFREE AT WOLFE'S WINE SHOPPEWITH HANUKKAH LATKES7-9PMHanukkah (also known as Chanukah, Hanukah, Hannuka and the Festival of Lights) is an eight-day Jewish holiday that usually takes place around x-mas time. It commemorates the victory of the Maccabees, a Jewish rebel army, over the Syrians in 165 B.C.E., as well as the subsequent rededication of the holy Temple in Jerusalem. Jews around the world celebrate with eight nights of merriment. Traditions include lighting the menorah, exchanging gifts and enjoying treats cooked in oil. Come celebrate with our family and enjoy the family secret recipe for fried potato pancakes.Owen Roe Winery is the brainchild of winemaker David O'Reilly. David originally founded Sineann with Peter Rosback and together they built the winery from a few barrels in a tiny shed to the quirky cult winery it has become. David left in 1999 to give his full attention to Owen Roe, thus unleashing two mad-scientist-winemakers upon an unsuspecting world. If there is such a thing as the luck of the Irish, winemaker David O'Reilly has found a pot of gold underneath his Willamette Valley, Oregon rainbow. Everything O'Reilly touches has to be the best. It is almost an obsession with him. From huge, gorgeous wines to hand-numbered bottles and objects of art gracing his labels, O'Reilly spends the money for a total package. "Everything we do is meticulous," said O'Reilly, one of 12 children born in Belfast, Ireland. "What we do is totally uncompromising. It is a lifestyle that includes hard work, but the product is thoroughly rewarding." Everything O'Reilly does is also thoroughly Irish, giving a nod to his former homeland. Owen Roe was named for Owen Roe O'Neil, a great Irish patriot, ancestor of David O'Reilly, and inspiration behind the famous Sinister Hand label.
Wines to be tasted:Sharecropper Pinot NoirSharecropper Cabernet SauvignonPinot Noir The KilmoreAbbots TableYakima Valley Cabernet SauvingonYakima Valley Red BlendSinister HandEx Umbris Syrah
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