Bantam Bevy is Here!

Bantam Bevy is Here!

We are so Excited to have Bantam Bevy on the Shelf! We have 4 different Bantam Bevy Mixers: Ginger Smash: A serious mix of smashed ginger and fresh lemon with cane sugar and sea salt Recipe: Mix 2 Parts Ginger Smash Mix + 1 Part Bourbon + lots of ice Feeling mule-ish? Mix with vodka instead. Agave heads, swap the bourbon for tequila. Makes 16 cocktails 32 fl oz/946 ml Ingredients: Water, Fresh Lemon Juice, Cane Sugar, Ginger Juice, Sea Salt Agua Caliente Margarita: An invigorating blend of fresh lime, strawberries and cane sugar with a kick of chiles and sea salt Recipe: Mix 2 Parts Agua Caliente Margarita Mix + 1 Part Tequila + lots of ice. One too many tequila shots back in the day? Swap it for vodka. To make a devil of a daiquiri, mix with white rum. Makes 16 cocktails 32 fl oz/946 ml Ingredients: Water, Fresh Lime Juice, Cane Sugar, Natural Strawberry Concentrate, Sea Salt, Cayenne Pepper Cucumber Mojito: A sweet and tart mix of fresh lime and cane sugar with a hint of cucumber, mint and sea salt Recipe: Mix 2 Parts Cucumber Mojito Mix + 1 Part White Rum + lots of ice Cocktail nerds, swap the white rum for gin. Saving the rum for the coconuts? Mix with vodka instead. Makes 16 cocktails 32 fl oz/946 ml Ingredients: Water, Fresh Lime Juice, Cane Sugar, Sea Salt, Natural Cucumber Flavor, Natural Mint Extract Grapefruit Margarita: A refreshing blend of fresh squeezed lime, grapefruit, sea salt and cane sugar Recipe: Mix 2 Parts Grapefruit Margarita Mix + 1 Part Tequila + lots...
Two Thanksgiving Tastings

Two Thanksgiving Tastings

We have two Thanksgiving Tastings to make sure you do not miss the opporunity to taste and find the perfect wine for the Holiday. Deb Williams of Freedom Beverage and Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading come to the shop every year and pour their Thanksgiving Favorites. I guess you could say this is our Family Tradition! Thanksgiving Tasting #1: November 21st, 6:30-8pm with Deb Williams Deb Williams of Freedom Beverage is coming back again this year for her Annual Turkey Wines Tasting! She will be pouring some classic Turkey wines along with her Favorites for the season. Come by and try the perfect wines to pair with your feast and stock up for the long holiday. Free Tasting, November 21st, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop. Thanksgiving Tasting #2: November 22nd, 2pm – 5pm with Kelli Beck Kelli Beck of Fine Wine Trading Company will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on Wednesday, November 22nd for a very special tasting to get you ready for Thanksgiving! So, come by and relax before the long weekend and stock up on some great wines for the...
Italics Wine Dinner

Italics Wine Dinner

Upcoming Wine Dinner with Italics Winery and Tickets are Now on Sale! Italics’ Managing Partner Taylor Martin will be joining us to guide us through the latest offerings from the winery.  He’ll also be screening portions of the documentary Decanted which featured Italics winery and their winemaker Steve Reynolds.  This promises to be a fun and unique winery dinner you won’t want to miss. Wines for the event: Sparkling Wine starter 2014 Italics White Wine- $54 2013 Reynolds Family Pinot Noir Carneros- $51 2013 Italics Sixteen Appellations Red Wine, Napa Valley- $83 2013 Italics Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley- $105 Wednesday, December 6th at 7pm Fleming’s Steakhouse (Crabtree Valley Mall) $110 per person, all inclusive (dinner, tax,...
Free Wine Tasting 8/11/17

Free Wine Tasting 8/11/17

Free Wine Tasting with Mutual Distributing Friday August 11, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop Andy McDowell from Mutual Distributing will be joining us for this Friday’s tasting.  In honor of white Pinot month, Andy will have a Pinot Grigio and a Pinot Blanc among his lineup of wines this Friday. Tasting Lineup: Ferrari-Carano Pinot Grigio $14.99 Stainless steel fermentation with weekly lees stirring yields a California Pinot Grigio with weight and fuller, silky richness to its flavor profile with flavors of apricot, peach, honeyed citrus with a delicate touch of floral essence. Four Graces Pinot Blanc $16.99  White nectarine and honeysuckle jump from the glass followed by hints of vanilla bean, honey and Asian pears. On the palate tropical fruits like pineapple and guava mingle with Satsuma oranges and finish with a soft cream and velvety textures. Bieler Pere & Fis Aix-Provence Rose $12.99 The Bieler family is renowned around the world for their value priced Rose’s that over-deliver for their price.  The Aix region of Provence is one of southern France’s best Rose areas and most wines from there are usually $20+.  This Rose displays a light, bright cranberry color in the glass. In addition to the usual raspberry, cherry, and wild strawberry red fruit aromas, there’s a citrusy (grapefruit) and slightly floral note with the important underlying savory structure of lavender, grass and herbs de Provence. Matchbook Tempranillo $14.99  Spain’s Tempranillo grape is a perfect summer red varietal and California’s Matchbook winery is one state’s top producers of the varietal.  Classic blue fruit flavors get a boost of black cherry and red fruit from a dash of Cabernet.  Soft,...
Round Pond Winery Dinner

Round Pond Winery Dinner

Reserve your seats for the Round Pond Winery Dinner at Mandolin on July 12th, 2017. Marc Garcia from the winery will be on site to guide us through the wines. Dinner starts at 6:15pm, First Course at 6:45pm Tickets are $85 per person (all inclusive), 4 wines & 4 courses. We are SOLD OUT. Here are the wines (with retail prices):: 2016 Sauvignon Blanc $32 2015 Kith & Kin Cabernet Sauvignon $32 2014 Rutherford Cabernet Sauvignon $60 2013 Rutherford Reserve Cabernet Sauvignon $121 Round Pond Dinner Menu First Course Chilled Cucumber & Melon Soup North Carolina Oyster, Begonia, Mint 2016 Sauvignon Blanc Second Course Crispy Duck Livers Eggplant caponata, garden herbs 2015 “Kith & Kin” Cabernet Sauvignon Intermezzo Third Course Lamb Ragu Braised Lamb, herbed tomato rice grits, garden vegetables 2014 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Fourth Course Cherry & Chocolate Tart Montmorey Cherries, Videri Chocolate mousse, Sweetened Cream Cheese 2014 Reserve Cab...