Champagne! - November 1 6:30pm
We’ve had lots of requests for a basics of Champagne class, so here it is. This class will focus only on Champagne, no sparkling wine allowed! We’ll taste and discuss the differences between non-vintage and vintage, blanc de blancs and blanc des noirs, dosage levels brut vs extra brut, and different styles of rosé. It’ll be a great time, and will help you get a good understanding of what’s all going on in Champagne. 7 Champagnes and discussion for $45. Reservations required.
Ambonnay Champagne Club Launch Party - Nov 2 all night - We finally started our very own Champagne Club. We'll always have a party when we release the new selections. Come join us and enjoy a flight of the current selections, and sign up for the club! You'll enjoy Jacques Lassaigne Le Cotet Blanc de Blancs (08) Extra Brut, Pascal Doquet Le Mesnil-sur-Oger Blanc de Blancs NV Brut, and Marc Hebrart Blanc de Blancs Brut NV. $15 for members, $20 for non-members.
Ambonnay Turns 2! - November 8th ALL NIGHT! To celebrate our second anniversary, I’m going cellar diving and bringing up gems that we’ll being opening throughout the night including Krug Grande Cuvée Magnum and plenty more surprises! Glass prices vary depending on cellar selection.
Grand Cru Burgundy – November 15th 6:30 pm
Come cellar dive with David! I’m going to pull corks on wines I’ve been saving for a while now. I don’t want to ruin the surprise, but we’ll taste 5 Grand Cru red burgundies with significant age from the same producer and same vintage. I guarantee this will be awesome. Email for more details if you must. This is a formal, sit down tasting that starts promptly at 6:30. A credit card is required to hold your seats. $150 per person for 5 grand cru burgundies.
Krug! – December 13th 6:30pm
Seth Box, the national wine educator for Moët Hennessy will be guiding us through the Champagnes of Krug. This is the Champagne house, as anyone who’s enjoyed their Grande Cuvée can tell you. During this experience we will enjoy the following 6 wines from Krug – Grande Cuvée MV, Rosé MV, Vintage 2000, Vintage 1998, Collection 1989, and Clos du Mesnil 2000. The retail value of these wines combined is over $2600. For most people this is a once in a lifetime chance to taste an incredible array of wines from one of the greatest wineries on earth. This will also take the place of the annual prestige Champagne tasting. $300 to experience these phenomenal wines. A credit card is required to hold your seats.
New Year’s Eve – December 31 – All night!
Full details TBA, but mark your calendars because we’ll be popping magnums of Champagne all night long to pour by the glass. Help us beat last year’s record of 17 magnums in one night!
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