June 18, 2012

Wine tasting event this week at Flagstaff's Cottage Place


Tomorrow (Tuesday, June 19th) enjoy a wine tasting event at Flagstaff's Cottage Place.
Starting at 4:30pm, Cottage Place will host Alliance Beverage for a Wine Tasting of about ten wines. 
"We are especially excited about the wines from Sbragio Family Vineyards.  Ed Sbragio was the winemaker at Beringer from 1984 to 2008 when he left to focus his efforts at the family winery.  We will be tasting the Gamble Ranch Chardonnay, the Andolsen Cabernet Sauvignon, and their Dry Creek Merlot," Cottage Place stated in an email. "From Beringer we will be tasting the Beringer Private Reserve Chardonnay.  In addition the Cottage Place has a wonderful selection of older vintage Beringer Private Reserve Cabernets. . . Frank has decided to sample our guests on one of the vintages."
Other wines will include Stags Leap Napa Valley Merlot, Duckhorn Paradux, Belle Glos "Clark and Telephone" Pinot Noir, along with Caymus Conundrum, Calera Viognier and more.
As part of the tasting, Frank and his staff will be making appetizers too, including: Tenderloin Au Poivre flambeed to order, Smoked Gouda Gratinee Potatoes, Forest Mushroom Ravioli with Marsala Sage Cream Sauce, a selection house made pates and terrines, Brie en Croute, special cheese board featuring Campo de Montalban, Bucheron, and Pecorino Toscano, Caprese with local heirloom tomatoes plus wonderful selection of desserts.
Price of the event is $45. including food, wine tasting, tax and gratuity. Wines will be available for retail purchase at special event pricing. 
Reservations are limited. Call 928-774-8431 to hold your spot.

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