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On this page :
1) Wine Tasting Information     2) Photo- 2 customers enjoying a toast

3) Our Wine Shop & Selection Process 
4) New! Updated Wine Specials   
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 WINE TASTING 

 

1st Friday of every month - Join Our Mailing List!
Contact Us for Details on the next event and to join our mailing list (541) 967-9499

     Our mailers are sent out on the Monday before the Friday tastings. 

Most Recent Tasting :

 

FRIDAY, MAY 6th

          5:30 to 8:00 pm

 

            LIVE MUSIC

                with

           Sally Palmer

 
  THE WINES

  

 2003 Forti Terre di Sicilia – Rosso Cabernet/Nero di Avola
2003 St. Vincent - WillametteValley Pinot Noir

           2003 Arnoldo Caprai - Grecante – Umbrian White

                   Paolo Scavino – Rosso – Piedmont - Italy

                        
       THE APPETIZERS

 

Sausage & Grapes – Locally made hot Italian sausage and

fresh grapes, sautéed in olive oil and butter with balsamic

sauce, garnished with Italian parsley.                             $9.50

 

Stuffed Calamari – Small squid bodies stuffed with bread-

crumbs, garlic, Italian parsley, parmesan, and chopped

calamari – simmered in homemade tomato/oregano sauce.

                                                                                            $9.50      

                                                                                    

Baked Penne Pasta with Slow-Simmered Lamb Shank Sauce

Rainsheep lamb shanks from Albany, simmered with lemon,

roasted red and yellow peppers, mushrooms, garlic, home-

made stock, orange zest and Italian cheese topping.     $9.00

 

Matt’s Ravioli – Homemade pasta stuffed with roasted potato,

roasted wild mushrooms, prosciutto, fresh herbs and ricotta

cheese – sauced with fresh tomato/butter sauce, dusted with

Italian parmesan                                                              $10.50         

                       

Two Happy Customers Enjoying a Toast - Salute !

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About Our Wine Shop and Selection Process

"As a wine merchant I offer a service - specifically, I taste the bad wine so you don't have to! How many times have you gone to your local market to find a dizzying array of labels, grape varieties and pricing with no direction or assistance? Do you think that the clerk chose the wines, or was the decision "corporate"? We take the time to taste, educate ourselves, keep up with trends, vintages, and vinification techniques. The Wine Depot offers a grand selection of wines by the glass that are available to sample at no charge before you buy. All are personally selected for value and enjoyment. In addition to our Friday monthly wine tastings, we offer a "drop in" casual tasting every Wednesday evening at 5pm. Our wine advice is always free!" - Matt Morse , Proprietor

See Our Wine Specials Below

                                                      

FEATURED WINES - May 2005

 

 

2003 “Dr.L” by Dr. E. Loosen – Mosel Valley – Germany
What can we say – over 300 cases sold since the 2000 vintage. This is the best Riesling value on the Planet – No Kidding!!! Try a taste. This cannot be beat by anything from the USA for this price. Super-Sipper. $10.50

 

2003 “House Wine” -- Walla Walla Washington – Columbia Valley  Lot #3
Lot #2 sold out in 3 weeks. It was Merlot and Syrah.
This is the new blend. Cabernet 59% Merlot 31% Syrah 9% Cab. Franc 1%
This is the best one yet. The Cab gives it structure, the Merlot softness, the Syrah spice. The best $10.50 wine around!!!

 
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300 2nd Ave SW Albany Oregon 97321
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