4th Annual FREE Soup Bowl Saturday – Saturday, February 4th 3:00 – 5:00 pm

soup bowl saturday 2016

Saturday, February 4th 3:00 – 5:00 pm – 4th Annual Soup Bowl Saturday at Grapes and Tastes – We will have 6 soups from area restaurants and we will have a wine and a beer chosen for each soup to pair with – This is a FREE tasting and has been a big event for us – so don’t miss out on this fabulous tasting the day before the BIG Game!  This years restaurants are:  Bunker’s Restaurant (Edgewater Golf Course, Grafton); Chuck’s Place (Thiensville); Flannery’s at Fire Ridge Golf Club (Grafton); Maxwell’s (Cedarburg); Settler’s Inn (Cedarburg); Smitty’s on the Edge (Cedarburg)

Upcoming Events – FREE Second Saturday Wine Tasting “Celebrating 5 Years” – FREE Third Thursday Beer Tasting “Winter Beers”

5th Anniversary- FREE Second Saturday Wine Tasting “Celebrating 5 Years in Business” Saturday, January 14th 3:00 – 6:00 pm (Extended 1 extra hour) - Celebrate with us as we will have some of our favorite wines for tasting and some extra special treats.  All wines tasted will be special priced at tasting.

- FREE Third Thursday Beer Tasting “Winter Beers” Thursday, January 19th from 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Taste beers that are appropriate for this chilly winter season.  We will have Wisconsin Cheese and Sausage out as well.

Holiday Hours – OPEN Christmas Eve and New Years Eve for limited hours

holiday hours 2015Grapes and Tastes will be open on Christmas Eve from Noon until 5:30 pm.  We will be closed on Christmas Day and Monday, Dec. 26th.

Grapes and Tastes will be open on New Years Eve from Noon until 7:00 pm.  We will be closed on New Years Day and Monday, Jan. 2nd.

Have a Joyous Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Upcoming Events – FREE 2nd Saturday Wine Tasting “Christmas Party – Holiday Wines” 12/10/16 3:00 – 6:00 pm – FREE 3rd Thursday Beer Tasting “Holiday Beers” 12/15/16 6:00 – 9:00 pm

christmas wine 2016- FREE 2nd Saturday Wine Tasting “Christmas Party – Holiday Wines” - December 10th, 2016 – AN EXTRA HOUR – 3:00 – 6:00 pm – Tasting wines for Christmas and New Years – we will have a few special treats out also.  As always, we will be offering discounts on wines purchased at the tasting.  Special guest artist – Ellie Lauren, come and meet her and take a look at her beautiful art – Wonderful for Christmas gifts!

- FREE 3rd Thursday Beer Tasting “Holiday Beers” – December 15th, 2016 – 6:00 – 9:00 pm – Tasting beers that will pair well with your holiday feasts and treats.  We will have some of our Wisconsin Cheeses and Sausages out for sampling as well.

Upcoming Events – Thanksgiving Day Hours and Specials, Black Friday Specials, Small Business Saturday

Thanksgiving hours- We will be open for your Thanksgiving Day needs on Thanksgiving Day from 12:00 – 3:00.  A special for that day only will be a “Mother-in-law” special of 10% off Spirits.  Need a break from the mother-in-law…sneak off to another room and have some of our unique Spirits.

- Black Friday special will be Winey Hour all day at the bar – $5 glasses of wine.  Take a break from all of your shopping and sit and enjoy the wine!

- Small Business Saturday – help support your local businesses on Saturday, November 26th!

Upcoming Events – Third Thursday FREE Beer Tasting with Fermentorium 11/17 6-9pm Beaujolais Nouveau Tasting all day 11/19

beaujolais nouveau 2016Just a reminder about Third Thursday FREE Beer Tasting with Fermentorium here at Grapes and Tastes on Thursday, November 17th, 6:00 – 9:00 pm.

We will be tasting the 2016 Beaujolais Nouveau wine with a side by side comparison like we tried last year.  Taste the 2015 and 2016.  Even though this day is meant to spotlight the 2016, we thought it was fun to try the previous year – half of the customers preferred the 2014 last year over 2015.  Will it be the same this year?  We will see on Saturday, all day (noon until 11 pm).

Upcoming Events – 2nd Saturday Wine and 3rd Thursday Beer

fermentoriumFREE 2nd Saturday Wine Tasting – Saturday, November 12th 3:00 – 5:00 pm – “Thanksgiving Wines” – Come sample wines that will be perfect for your Thanksgiving feast.  As always we will have discounts on the wines tasted and we will have plenty of snacks out to enjoy.  We will also be featuring our new artist – Ellie – her art has been here once before, last year at Christmas time and she had many sales of her art.  We are happy to have her back and for you to see some of her newest art!

FREE 3rd Thursday Beer Tasting – Thursday, November 17th 6:00 – 9:00 pm – The Fermentorium – Cedarburg’s newest brewery will be here for us to sample their newly bottled beers and maybe some other surprises.  Kristopher Volkmann, owner of the Fermentorium can answer any questions that you may have.  We are excited to team up with them and to carry their beers here.  We will have free munchies during the tasting.

Nativity Fund Fundraiser – Saturday, Nov. 5th 3:00 – 9:00 at Rose-Harms American Legion Grafton

nativity 5For those of you who do not know, this is a cause near and dear to Dan & I.  Dan started delivering small nativity scenes to nursing home residents to remind them of the true meaning of Christmas 18 years ago.  It has grown and now we deliver approximately 3,000 to residents in Ozaukee, Washington, Sheboygan, Waukesha and Milwaukee counties.

We have our fundraiser this Saturday, November 5th from 3:00 – 9:00 pm at the Rose-Harms American Legion Post 355 (1540 13th Avenue – Grafton).  We will have a silent auction which will close at 7:30 pm and a Chinese Raffle which will close at 8:30 pm.  Need not be present to win.  We will also have light appetizers there as well.  100% of all money raised goes directly to the purchase of the nativities.

FREE 2nd Saturday Wine Tasting – “Flavors of Fall” – Saturday, October 8th 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

flavors of fallPlease join us at Grapes and Tastes for our FREE 2nd Saturday Wine Tasting – “Flavors of Fall” – Saturday, October 8th 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

We will have food out – our Wisconsin cheeses and sausages and a discount on the wines for the tasting.  Stay and join us for a glass of wine from the tasting!

If you haven’t already seen the wonderful art on our wall at last months tasting, come see the art and meet the artists – Tonie Dunst and Betsy Dunst (sisters that are in our wine of the month club)!