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Free Tastings

We love to let you know what we know by teaching and tasting.
Here are some scheduled events that will be fun and informative.
Take advantage of these premier tastings at Astor's Landmark Location - 399 Lafayette at 4th Street.

Aside from the free tastings, enjoy a 15% discount on any wine that's poured, the day of tasting.

JUL2

Thursday, Jul 02, 2015

Summer Kicks off with Bubbles

6:00pm to 8:00pm
It's summer again, and what's summer without a celebratory toast or two? Let's kick off the season with Cava and Steen, sparklers from Spain and South Africa that are fresh, fun, and full of festivity. Not that we needed another excuse to pop bottles, but if we did, this would be the perfect one.

Featuring:

Castellroig, Cava Brut - NV (750)
White, Spain, Penedès
Item #: 31697

RCL Sparkling Steen - 2013 (750)
White, South Africa
Item #: 32534

JUL2

Thursday Jul 02, 2015

From Austin With Love: Tito's Handmade Vodka

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Produced in Austin, Texas' first and oldest distillery, Tito's Handmade Vodka is made in small batches in an old-fashioned pot still by Tito Beveridge, a geologist from San Antonio. This award-winning vodka has won the loyalty of vodka drinkers around the country and we believe that it will win yours, too, so stop in to see why, after 16 years, Tito's Handmade Vodka is still one of the best spirits on the market.

Featuring:

Tito's Handmade Vodka - (LTR)
USA, Texas
Item #: 12508

JUL2

Thursday, Jul 02, 2015

Put the Sparkle in Summer

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Add some sparkle to summer with these two favorites of ours. If you are looking for one of Spain's best Cavas (no exaggeration here--Gramona really does make some of the finest juice on the market...), look no further. It's Gramona to the rescue! Match this with Elvio Tintero's refreshing and incomparable blended white, the NV Grangia, and you have a summer sparkler tasting worth remembering.

Featuring:

Gramona Gran Cuvée - 2011 (750)
White, Spain, Penedès
Item #: 14193

Grangia, Elvio Tintero - NV (750)
White, Italy, Piedmont
Item #: 22872

JUL3

Friday Jul 03, 2015

The Fine Rums of El Dorado

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Made in Guyana, along the banks of the Demerara River, El Dorado, which launched in 1992, is responsible for a line of award-winning rums. We will be tasting through four of them, including the 8-Year Cask Aged Rum, the High Strength 151 Rum, the 15-Year Special Reserve, and the 21-Year Special Reserve. Stop by for a rare opportunity to taste Guyanese rum that has been setting new standards around the world.

JUL10

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Coole Swan: A Unique Irish Liqueur

6:00pm to 8:00pm
Created in 2008 from a blending of single malt Irish whiskey, fresh Irish cream, and white Belgian chocolate, Coole Swan is a sweet cream liqueur that can be used in a multitude of cocktails--or simply over a few cubes of ice. This award-winning spirit is limited to a few natural ingredients and retains the quality that it has had since its inception. Stop in for a taste of something different!

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