Upcoming Private Wine Tastings & Dinners

Wine Class: 12 Wines from 10 Regions of Italy Sunday, April 28th 4-6pm

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Upcoming RESERVATION ONLY Event Dates:

4/27/19 4pm: Italian Wine Class: $30/person includes Charcuterie Boards and samples of
12 Wines from Notable Italian Wine Regions and Producers 
5/25/19 5pm: Private Wine Tasting: Ferrari Carano Vineyards & Winery  — $29/person includes Charcuterie Boards and samples of 8 WORLD CLASS WINES from California ** 
5/11/19 7pm: Mother’s Day 4-Course Wine Dinner — $75/person includes Tax & Gratuity ** 

These are seated and private tastings. We accept pre-orders for all of the wines presented. Wines ordered at the tasting will be available for pickup the following week. We will serve Charcuterie boards but we recommend eating a light meal before attending. Cost is $25-$50/person depending on the event and wines, but the fee will be waived with any 6-bottle order. Call or email for reservations or more details.

Maximum of 35 Reservations will be taken. Reservations must be made over the phone or in person with a credit card in order to claim a spot(s). Failure to cancel within 24hrs or attend will result in your card being charged. Otherwise we ask that you pay at the end of the evening.

Cheers! 🥂🍷🍾

PRIVATE TASTING: Ferrari Carano Vineyards & Winery of California  5/25/19  5-7pm  ($29/person)
1) Ferrari Carano Fume Blanc — 90pts Robert Parker
Price: $162) Ferrari Carano Sangiovese Rose’ — 89pts Wine Spectator
Price:$163) Ferrari Carano Chardonnay Reserve — 91pts Wine Spectator
Price: $36 (Carneros, Napa Valley)4) Ferrari Carano Pinot Noir — 92pts Wine Enthusiast
Price: $36 (Anderson Valley, Mendocino County)5) Ferrari Carano “Siena” Blend — 90pts Wine Spectator
Price: $21 (Sonoma County)

6) Ferrari Carano Merlot — 89pts Wine Spectator
Price: $21 (Sonoma County)

7) Ferrari Carano Reserve Cabernet — 91pts Robert Parker
Price: $59 (Alexander Valley)

8) Ferrari Carano “Tresor” Reserve — 93pts Wine Spectator
Price: $59 (Sonoma County)




We pull out all of the stops for these Dinners. Candlelight, fancy china and stemware, and stunning courses prepared by our fabulous Owner Adi McCauley, a Classicaly French-Trained Chef! Owner Scott McCauley hand-selects 4 Wines to pair with each course and they are served in a full-service and seated style. Our 4-Course Wine Dinners are between $60 and $75/person (depending on menu and time of year) which includes tax and gratuity. These dinners are a perfect evening for groups of couples seated together!

Each Dinner begins promptly at 7PM with a sparkling wine toast before we serve the first course.
Reservations are required and go quickly, so call the store to hold your spot(s) with a credit card. Your card will not be charged unless you fail to attend or cancel your reservation at least 24 hours prior to event. Menu and wines are announced the week of each dinner. Please call or email for more details or to make your reservation!


~Menu & Wine Pairings for 5/11~

First Course:

Sauteed Mussels ~ White Wine

Cream ~ Garlic ~ Grilled French Bread

Paired w/ Stags’ Leap Chardonnay

Second Course:

Pan Seared Quinoa Fritter ~ Baby Arugula ~ Toasted Walnuts

Strawberries ~ Champagne Vinaigrette

Paired w/ Tornatore Etna Rosso


“Surf & Turf”

Petite Filet of Beef ~ Buerre Blanc Sauce

Blanched Asparagus ~ Lobster & Shrimp Risotto

Paired w/ Delille Cellars “D2” Red Blend


Raspberry Liqueur Infused Chocolate Mousse

Paired w/ your choice of:

Sparkling Rose’   OR   Zinfandel


Executive Tasting Info:
The cost for the tasting is $40/person and includes some light Hors d’Ouvres and cheese, but we recommend eating a meal before attending. A maximum of 35 reservations will be accepted.  Reservations must be held with a credit card to secure your spot(s) but will not be charged unless you fail to attend or cancel your reservation 24 hours before the tasting. Please call (434) 528-5442 or stop by Magnolia Foods to make a reservation.
This is a seated format. Group reservations are encouraged. Multiple Groups of 2 may be sat together to guarantee spots for up to 35. All of the wines featured will be for sale during the event, albeit in limited quantities from our cellar. See below for the purchasing discount structure.



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Wine Class Info:

Do you like wine? Do you like learning more about the wine you drink and where it comes from? Would you like to drink some wine AND learn about it at the same time? If you answered yes to these questions then it sounds like our series of “Wine Classes” might be just right for you!
Throughout 2019 and beyond we will offer a series of fun and informational Wine Classes led by various wine professionals. These classes will include light Hors d’ouvres, tasting notes, and a professional photo for you to take home and remember your experience by!
Many of these tastings will be specific to a certain winemaking region or country but some will feature wine from all around the world. The wines tasted and discussed will depend on the number or reservations for each class, but will be capped at 25 attendees and 12 wines. There will be no pressure to purchase wine at these events; rather they will be geared towards tasting and teaching. Our Wine Classes will be very casual, so whether you are an avid wine-collector or brand new to wine you will have a wonderful time in a relaxed atmosphere.