3rd Thursday FREE Beer Tasting – Thursday, Sept. 18th 6 – 9 pm; Wine Harvest Festival Specials – 10% off any wines on our tasting bar – Saturday only

ipaA new tradition at Grapes and Tastes – 3rd Thursday FREE Beer Tasting – In Hopes of Trying to Bring Warmer Weather come join us for a tasting of IPA’s and some other refreshing beverages this Thursday from 6:00 – 9:00 pm – all beers tasted will be available for discounted purchases.  We will continue our 3rd Thursday Beer Tastings each month just like we have our 2nd Saturday wine tastings!

On Saturday, come on in to Grapes and Tastes and taste the wines on the tasting bar and if you buy any of those bottles they will be 10% off on Saturday only (Sept. 20th) in honor of Cedarburg’s Wine Harvest Festival….you don’t need to carry your wine purchases miles to your car…stop here and have it carried to your car.  We will be here from Noon until at least 9 pm.

FREE Second Saturday Wine Tasting – Saturday, September 13th – 3 – 5 pm – Our Favorite Affordable Wines

our favorite affodable winesJoin us for another FREE Second Saturday Wine Tasting this Saturday, September 13th from 3 – 5 pm – The theme this month will be “Our Favorite Affordable Wines” – each member of our staff picked their favorite affordable wines (all under $25) and all on sale during this tasting.  Come see what we all picked as our favorites!  Some of these may be your favorites too or maybe even a new favorite for you!!  We will have snacks as usual.  Enjoy with us!!!

PartyLite Mystery Host Party – Wednesday, Sept 10th 6-9 pm; Sherrie’s Party Light Party – Monday, September 29th 6-9 pm

Party LiteSeptember-Facebook-US-6-800x630There will be 2 opportunities to see the NEW PartyLite Fall/Halloween Catalog and smell the fragrance.  Friends & Drinks ~ Please RSVP and ask a few friends to join you!  You can shop while you enjoy some wine!

MYSTERY HOST NIGHT!  You could win the Host Offers – GC, 1/2 off item, Lantern 75% off – Tickets:  1 – RSVP and come to event; 2 – Place a $25 + order; 5 – Place a $50 + order; 5 – Bring a Friend (5 for each friend); 10 – Place a $100 + order; 20 – Book your own party or bring 4+ friends.

Do You Love a Discount?  – 50% off any one additional item with every $50 spent, along with the specials shown on the picture here.

If you absolutely have a conflict, we will miss you…we will be having another party that Sherrie will host on Monday, September 29th at the same time and place.  If you’d like to order:  visit www.partylite.biz/ngoetter …scroll down to the “Placing an Order for a Party” button and search for Sherrie Pals.  Your order will count toward the party, AND it will be shipped directly to you!

Have questions?  Contact Nicole Goetter at 414-218-3248 or nicolecandle@Hotmail.com – RSVP to either Nicole or Sherrie at 262-376-1200 or info@grapesandtastes.com

LOVE WHAT YOU SEE!!!  Date your own party!  Sherrie will get extra credit for every booking she gets from her party.

Art by Jack Pachuta on our “Art Wall” and Sea Smoke Wine

Jack Pachuta Another HatchlingSea SmokeWe have a new artist showing his work on our “Art Wall”.  Jack Pachuta is a Cedarburg resident and well known in Ozaukee County and beyond.  Combining the centuries-old art of printmaking with his own personal up-to-date touches, Jack Pachuta’s monoprints are vibrant, unique and unforgettable.  The world is a magnificently complex mixture of color, light, textures and shapes!  Look closely at what’s around you and you’ll see a universe of inspiration.  Every day you’ll find something new to stimulate your imagination.  That’s what Jack does via his monoprints - He makes people see things they might not otherwise see.  When viewing Jack’s work, you’ll see an enhanced reality – tones, hues and shadows that prompt you to go beyond your existing perspective.  Enjoy your voyage through Jack’s artwork!  Each giclee (pronounced zhee-CLAY) in the limited editions of 10 is a signed and numbered, computer-scanned and color-balanced, museum-quality reproduction of the original, finished with the highest-caliber dye sublimination of six-color archival inks specially formulated for fine art prints on premium-quality stock.  The open editions of smaller giclees are of similar quality.  Please visit Jack’s website at http://www.artbadger.com/ and if you are interested in purchasing any of his works, please let him know that Grapes and Tastes sent you!

Sea Smoke Wine – Many of you may be familiar with this exquisite wine from Santa Barbara’s Santa Rita Hills AVA in California.  We have an opportunity to purchase some of these wines in a pre-buy – They would not be available until September.  I would need to know if you would like a bottle by the end of next week (July 25th).  The following is what is available to us in limited quantities – 2012 Streamside Chardonnay $66.49 per bottle – 2011 Sea Spray Blanc de Noir $88.99 per bottle – 2012 Southing Pinot Noir $66.49 per bottle – 2012 Ten Pinot Noir $88.99 per bottle – 2012 Southing Magnums $142.99 per magnum bottle.  If you would like to get on this I will need you to contact me with your order and credit card information for payment guarantee.  Also, our usual discounts of 10% off on 4 bottles, 15% off on 6 bottles and 20% off on 12 bottles mixed of anything in our store including these will be in affect for this special.

Great Grapes Club – Wine of the Month – Consumer Choices

It’s time for the consumer!  I’ve been proposing to make it personal.  Drink what you like.  Now it’s time for Great Grapes Wine Club members to get what you want.  Everyone else may wish to reconsider what’s been holding you back from joining our Great Grapes Wine Club.  Do you only drink red wine?  Are you tired of friends waiting for you to develop a “serious” palate and “grow out of” those silly sweet wines?  Forget that stuff!  Drink what you like.

Our thoughts on Wine Club, while we languish in our well kept secret “Wine Cellar”, had been leaning toward offering more choices once we grew enough in size to at least be ordering a case(s) of a particular wine.  That rationale was based on the economics of buying in bulk and getting the best value for our members.  Well, maybe we’ve been putting the cart before the horse.  What do you think?  We’ll continue striving for value, but it’s time we were more inclusive.  I propose we appeal to old and new members at 5 different memberships, all at the same price ($30 per month) and added value (free glass of wine each month).  When you sign up you will receive 1 bottle of a sparkling wine of our choice.  For your birthday month you will also receive a coupon for a birthday treat.  As the sign up sheet mentions, it’s also possible just one super-premium red might come as that month’s offering.

The first format is a dry white and a dry red (current format).

The second format would include 2 different dry reds.  If format 1 was just one super-premium red, format 2 would be the same for that particular month.

The third format would include 2 different dry whites.

The fourth format would include a dry white and a sweet white.

The fifth format would include 2 sweet wines – sometimes white and red, sometimes 2 white and sometimes 2 red.

We also have  some ideas on “Wine Club only” events and specials for the future.  Hopefully, we’ll have the necessary substantial growth and involvement needed to have a fun wine adventure for all!

Stop in to sign up, or email info@grapesandtastes.com or call 262-376-1200

Cheers,

Brian

Great Grapes Wine Club Manager

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