Brechet Lirac2012 Famille Brechet Plateau de Chenes Lirac Red Blend (Southern Rhone)

Blend: 60% Syrah, 40% Grenache

“Lirac sits just across the Rhone river from Chateauneuf-du-Pape, but Lirac has never come close to attaining the lofty reputation of its neighbor. Overall, the terroir can’t quite match Chateauneuf’s. The soils are similar in some ways, with plenty of clay, sandstone and quartz. But Chateauneuf enjoys more abundant limestone, and its vineyards also benefit from the influence of the large stones knows as Galets. These large, rounded rocks capture and release heat to ripening grapes and also force vines to struggle for water, producing intense fruit.

Lirac’s terroir features smaller stones, which don’t deliver the power of Chateauneuf’s terroir, but Lirac’s potential is greater than is widely believed as Lirac shares abundant sunshine as well as the mistral, a wind that can blow for days at a time, chasing away humidity and reducing disease pressure while concentrating flavor and structure.”

Sweetwater 420This SweetWater mainstay is a West Coast influenced Pale Ale with a stimulating hop character and a crisp finish. For the hopping SweetWater uses generous amounts of Centennial and Cascade hops. It has received numerous awards including Silver Medals at both the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup. Read More

Victory Moon GlowThis richly flavored, dark amber wheat beer features fruity and spicy aromas galore. Significant strength underlies the pleasant citric appeal of this bock beer. Brewed with over 50% malted wheat, this is a traditional Bavarian weizenbock. Full of the flavors of harvest fruit, this is the perfect Autumnal elixir.

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Join us outside for our Annual Fall Wine Showcase, where we will feature over 80 fine wines from 10 of the best wine producing countries in the world.

80 fine wines from 10 countries!

Live music!

Food from Strega Nona’s Oven and Hills Catering

Special Advanced Sale Price: Only $48
($55 after October 21st)

Over 80 Wines From:
Arnot Roberts, Patz & Hall, Ramey, Honig, La Crema, Groth, Rombauer, Quilceda Creek, Warre’s, Eric Texier, Billecart, Elio Perrone, & dozens more!

Special Advanced Sale Price is $48 ($55 after October 21st) and must be made in advance in person at Tipple’s or by phone (352) 672-6303. In addition to the featured wines, your admission includes a souvenir wine glass, hors d’oeuvres, and special discounted pricing on wines ordered during the event. Sorry, no refunds, please make sure you can attend before signing up! Please arrange for a safe ride home.

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