EVENTS & TASTINGS
Wine Tastings & Dinners to Beer Tastings & Parking Lot Parties, Taylor’s always has something Exciting going on!
We’ve always thought that the best way to learn what a wine tastes like is to actually TASTE it. To help or customers learn more about the wines we carry as well as craft beers and other local products we sell, we host numerous events throughout the year.
Oct 19 - Montinore Winery Event
Come by for a Free Wine Tasting on October 19th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Montinore Estate! With their 200-acre Demeter Certified Biodynamic® and Stellar Certified Organic vineyard located in north Willamette Valley in Oregon, they focus on producing superior Pinot Noirs, cool climate whites, and fascinating Italian varietals. This will be a fantastic tasting!
Oct 21 - Parking Lot Party
Our last Parking Lot Party of the season will be on Saturday, October 21st, 3-6pm featuring Live Music from The Recover Band and vendors including Will & Pop’s Food Truck, Brachi Le Petit Roll, Norm’s Farms, Free Beer Tastings with River Rat Brewery & Wine Tastings inside at the wine bar!
Oct 25 - Todd Anderson Winemaker Event
Todd Anderson from Anderson’s Conn Valley Vineyards in Saint Helena, CA will be behind the Wine Bar Wednesday, October 25th 6:30-8:00pm tasting us on his new line up of awesome Wines. The Anderson family has farmed their 40 acres of vineyards in Napa since the early 1980’s. Today, Todd Anderson and his team make some of the most sought after wines in the Valley. One of the most dynamic personalities in the wine business, this will definitely be a tasting not to miss as his wines are just as big, exciting and charismatic as the man himself.
Oct 27 - Spanish Wine Tasting
Bickham Kelly of Tryon Distributing will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on October 27th, 6:30-8pm for a Free Wine Tasting featuring Spanish Wines!
Nov 4 - Free Beer Tasting
Join us for a Free Beer Tasting on Saturday November 4th, 2pm – 4pm with Duck Rabbit Brewery at Taylor’s Wine Shop!
Nov 18 - Free Beer Tasting
Join us for a Free Craft Beer Tasting on Saturday November 18th, 2pm – 4pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Triple C Brewing Co!
Italics’ Managing Partner Taylor Martin will be joining us on Wednesday, December 6th, 7pm at Fleming’s Steakhouse 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. Tickets are $110 (all inclusive), click above to purchase tickets.
September is Zinfandel Month at Taylor's!
All Spanish Wines are On Sale for the entire month of October!
10% Off marked Single Bottles AND 15% Off marked Bottles 6+
Look for colored dots on qualifying selections.
Don’t forget to check back often for new events! We are always adding new and fun events every month!
OUR EVENTS MEANT TO BE AS FUN AS THEY ARE EDUCATIONAL AND INCLUDE:
At least twice each month we host Beer & Wine tastings at the store featuring 4-6 selections for customers to try with an expert on hand to tell you all about them.
WINERY TASTING EVENTS
Who better to explain the nuances of a special wine than the folks that made it? We love having winery reps, winery owners and winemakers behind our bar and schedule them as often as possible.
WINERY & WINEMAKER DINNERS
Several times each year we partner up with our favorite winemakers to host food and wine pairing events at one of Raleigh’s top restaurants.
We try to give back to our community as much as we can. Each spring and fall, Taylor’s hosts a BBQ luncheon to benefit a local charity in addition to numerous other fundraising and community building events throughout the year.
Oct 13 - Ocean South Wine Tasting
Join us this Friday night, October 13th, 6:30pm-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop as we taste wines with Ocean South Imports, who specializes in importing small production wines from around the world. We’ll be tasting two Italian wines, two French wines and one from Argentina.
Taylor’s Wine Shop is proud to participate in the 2017 Walk for Hope! We believe it is important to give back to our community and help raise awareness and funds for the research and treatment of mental illness. Join Team Taylor’s in the Walk For Hope on October 8th at The Angus Barn! Click above for registration info.
Oct 6 - Joel Gott Wine Tasting
We are very excited for this Free Wine Tasting featuring Joel Gott Wines at Taylor’s Wine Shop on October 6th, 6:30-8pm. We have a fantastic lineup planned, so bring your friends and spend the evening with us!
Sept 30 - Free Beer Tasting
Mark you calendars for an exciting Beer Tasting on Saturday September 30th, 2pm – 4pm featuring Raleigh’s own Gizmo Brew Works at Taylor’s Wine Shop!
Sept 29 - Wine Tasting w/ Ariel
Ariel will be back at Taylor’s Wine Shop on September 29th, 6:30pm – 8pm for a Free Zinfandel Wine Tasting! She has an exciting lineup planned, so come on down and taste some Zin for Zinfandel month at Taylor’s!
Sept 28 - Burly Winemaker Event
Join us for a Free Winery event with winemaker Hank McCrorie of Burly Winery on September 28th, 6:30-8pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop! Hank is one of our favorite Napa Valley winemakers and he will be here at the shop pouring his fantastic Burly lineup!
Help Team Taylor’s Wine Shop support the Walk for Hope during our fundraiser BBQ event on Saturday, September 23rd at Taylor’s Wine Shop! We will have BBQ plates available for $10 and 100% of proceeds directly benefit the Foundation of Hope/Walk for Hope! Click above for tickets.
Summer is almost over, but our Parking Lot Parties are still going strong! Join us Saturday, September 16th, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop for more family fun featuring Gonza’s Taco Y Tequila food truck, Free Beer & Wine Tastings, and local vendors! We will also be having a Bake Sale in which 100% of proceeds benefit this years Walk for Hope!
Evening of Hope - Sep. 13
This annual gala event is an occasion for celebration and a time to shine a light on mental health. Held at the elegant Pavilion at the Angus Barn, the evening includes a delicious meal, wine pairings, and live and silent auctions. In 2017, we will be pleased to announce special guest and keynote speaker Jane Pauley. More info coming soon.
Wine Tasting w/ Sammy - Sept 8
We have Sammy Greenway of Country Vintner coming back to the wine bar at Taylor’s Wine Shop on September 8th, 6:30pm – 8pm! This will be a great tasting to wind down after the Walk for Hope!
Stop by Taylor’s Wine Shop from 9am – 11am on Saturday, September 2nd during our Walk for Hope Bake Sale and help Team Taylor’s raise money and support for the Walk for Hope! 100% of proceeds directly benefit the Foundation of Hope!
Get pumped for another Parking Lot Party on Saturday, August 26th, 4-7pm at Taylor’s Wine Shop featuring Route Bistro Food Truck, Live Music from Velvet Goldfish, Free Beer tasting with Jack’s Hard Cider, Wine Tastings, Local vendors sampling products including Norm’s Farms, Larry’s Coffee and more!