CLOSING OUT OCTOBER SAVOUR SATURDAY WINE TASTINGS IN GRAND STYLE & TASTE WITH  MARTIGNETTI’S CONNOISSEUR WINE’S GUEST HOST BROOKE OVERSHISER. TAKING US TO FINE WINES FROM CHABLIS, NORTHERN RHONE, TO CRU BEAUJOLAIS,  THE ORGANIC HILLS OF MONTALCINO IT, LANDING IN LUXURY IN  NORTHEASTERN NAPA VALLEY…. A SINGULAR TASTING JOURNEY.

CLOSING OUT OCTOBER SAVOUR SATURDAY WINE TASTINGS IN GRAND STYLE & TASTE WITH  MARTIGNETTI’S CONNOISSEUR WINE’S GUEST HOST BROOKE OVERSHISER. TAKING US TO FINE WINES FROM CHABLIS, NORTHERN RHONE, TO CRU BEAUJOLAIS,  THE ORGANIC HILLS OF MONTALCINO IT, LANDING IN LUXURY IN  NORTHEASTERN NAPA VALLEY…. A SINGULAR TASTING JOURNEY.

WHAT:  Every Saturday guest host tasting offers multiple opportunities that begin with  the introduction of wines that may be new to your palette coupled with a learning experience…asking “what to expect from a wine”, deepening enjoyment. Brooke is both a wine specialist and educator, welcoming conversation about the finer points of wines she knows all too well            
As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.

WHY: Saturday’s wines, beyond their sensory qualities are “text-book” in the variety of wine to food pairings they offer.  Both Brooke and Kathleen have the ready-to-share-expertise elevating a wine’s contribution to every food occasion…snacks to hors’ d to restaurant choices …take advantage of this Saturday.

WHO: For this tasting guest host Brooke and Kathleen have selected wines from renowned vintners to emerging stars of the grape  

WHEN: This Saturday, October 23rd, from 2p to 4pm at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:
Grand Regnard Chablis, Bourgogne, 2019, Varietal : Chardonnay, Alc. 12.5, A luxurious wine, one of the oldest, most prestigious houses in Chablis. Tasting: very lean and long in the mouth, defined flavors of white peach, green apple, lemon zest and chalky minerality. Pairs well: with luxurious dishes; lobster, Poulet de Bresse with truffles, or foie gras … just the sort of thing! Ratings: KM, simply classic and brilliant!  

Maison L’Envoye, Ch. Vivier Monopole, Fleurie, Beaujolais, 2018, 13.0 Alc.,Varietal: 100% Gamay, Tasting: fresh and crisp on the palate, lively aromas and flavors of tart red fruit, chalk, minerality, velvety tannins, well-balanced natural acidity. Rating: wine.com 89  Pairs well: grilled cheeseburgers topped with minced shallots, dare we say “fried pickle”.

Les Launes, Crozes-Hermitage, Northern Rhone Valley, Delas, 2018 Alc. 14% Varietal: 100% Syrah, Alc. 14.0, Tasting: Black raspberries, sappy herbs, and Christmas spice notes, a seamless, elegant texture, and polished tannins. Pairs well: lamb, game (deer, venison), poultry, beef, Ratings: Jeb Dunnuck 91, specialist Southern Fr. grapes.

Allomi, The Hess Collection, Napa Valley, Cabernet Sauvignon, 
2018 , Alc. 14.4% Blends small amounts of Petite Sirah, Petite Verdot, Merlot and Malbec, Tasting: perfumed red fruit, herbal notes complements dense black cherry and blackberry core, bright acidity, full-bodied, smooth texture.  Pair well: game, mature & hard cheese, lamb, cured meats Ratings: Wine Spectator 90, Wine Enthusiast 90, James Sucking 92  

Argiano, Solengo, Rosso Toscano,  2017, 14.5 Alc. 
  Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Merlot and Sangiovese. Tasting: A beam of pure blackberry, black currant, earth flavors accented by vanilla and coconut, in new oak. Pairs well: juicy, grilled steak, lamb chops, Veal, cured meats, Ratings: Wine Spectator 93, James Suckling 95

Savour’s everyday day tech-tastings, North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Taste up to 20 fine wines and yes, complimentary.  The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of any amount (suggest $5) Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated for COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…All are welcomed wearing masks for our mutual health and well-being.  Thank you, Kathleen & the Savour Team        

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SAVOUR SATURDAY OCTOBER 16TH GUEST HOST WINE TASTING

A SINGULAR MONTALCINO TASTING, FOUR BRUNELLOS FROM THE  GREAT 2016 VINTAGE HIGHLIGHT THIS SAVOUR – SATURDAY’S TASTING COURTESY OF SPECIALTY WINE MERCHANT HARRY “Z”, PLUS  AN EXOTIC, BEGUILLING  WHITE FROM MARCHE, ITALY.  TRULY A NOT TO BE MISSED WINE EVENT

WHAT: Headlining this Saturday’s complimentary Italian wine tasting are 4 Brunello di
Montalcino
 beauties from the celebrated 2016 vintage offering structured, ageworthy wines
of matchless depth, bright acidity & defining…drinking pleasure.  And, taste an intriguing
white crafted with the indigenous Maceratino organic grape. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware  

WHY: The opportunity to experience a horizontal tasting of four acclaimed Tuscany Brunellos with the pedigree of the singular 2016 vintage…to be a memorable tasting and a deep-dive learning event with guest host, wine merchant, Italian specialist and owner of Main Street Wine Imports, Harry Zarkades.  The white, Asola, packs an intense and spicy nose, exotic fruit, nougat, caramel, honey and a touch of oak.    

WHO: Joining owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is wine import specialist Harry “Z”
for a memorable tasting of among the very finest wines of Tuscany.    

WHEN: This Saturday, October 16th, from 2p to 4p at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store, rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings
Fontezoppa  Asola, Colli Maceratesi, White, Italy, 2017, Varietal: Maceratino organic grapes,
18 months in barriques + 6 months in bottle before release. Alc. 13.5, Pairs well: white fish    

Poggiotonodo Brunello di Montalcino, Agricola Centolani, Toscana, Italy, 2016, Varietal: 100% Sangiovese, Alc. 14%, Pairs well: game (venison, deer), beef, lamb, poultry  mature cheese, complex dishes, Ratings: James Suckling 95  

Pietranera  Brunello di Montalcino, Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy 2016, Alc. 14%, Varietal: 100% Sangiovese, vintner: Peluso Centolani, Pairs well: venison,  beef, Ratings: James Suckling 94, Wine Enthusiast 90

Celestino Pecci, Brunello di Montalcino, Toscana, Tuscany, Italy 2016, Varietal: Sangiovese, Alc. 15%, Pairs well: game (venison, deer) beef, lamb, poultry. Rating: James Suckling 95    

Piancornello Brunello di Montalcino, Montalcimo, Tuscany, Italy, 2016, Alc. 15, vintner Claudio Pieri, Varietal: Sangiovese, Pairs well: beef, venison, lamb, poultry, Rating: Vinous 94, Wine Enthusiast 90, James Suckling 94

Savour’s everyday day tech-tastings, North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Taste up to 20 fine wines and yes, complimentary.  The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of any amount (suggest $5) Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…All are welcomed wearing masks for our mutual health and well-being.  Thank you, Kathleen & the Savour Team 

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OCTOBER’S FIRST SAVOUR-SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS WITH DANNY GIDDINGS, CLASSIC WINE

OCTOBER’S FIRST SAVOUR-SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS WITH DANNY GIDDINGS, CLASSIC WINE

WHAT: For this October 9th Saturday Complimentary Wine Tasting we focused on an eclectic selection of especially food-forward wines moving into the heart of the fall season. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel glassware  

WHY: The opportunity to learn about a singular collection of fine wines with guest host Danny Giddings whose wine expertise matches his deep knowledge of food, making for interesting pairings.…the occasion to learn what Danny has in mind.    

WHO: Joining owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is wine and food specialist Danny Giddings, Classic Wine…a consummate restaurant guy.  

WHEN: This Saturday, October 9th, from 2p to 4p at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store, rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:
Petrolo Toscana Torrione, IGT 2017, Varietals: mainly Sangiovese, some Merlot, Abv. 13%, Pairs Well: beef, lamb, poultry,Veal and cured meats.  Robt. Parker 92+

Brega, Breca Vineyards, Spain Aragon /Calatayud,  Varietal: Garnacha, Abv. 16.0% Pairs Well: Pasta, Lamb, Game (venison, deer), poultry, carnitas in crispy taco shells

Villa Wolf, Pinot Noir Rose, Pfaltz, Germany, Abv 11.5%, 2020, Varietal: Pinot Noir Pairs Well: Holiday means featuring ham, grilled shrimp in a piquant sauce.  

Trefethen, Estate Grown Chardonnay, Oak Knoll Dist., Napa, CA, Abv. 14.1, 2018, low oak, leans buttery Pairs Well: well-seasoned rotisserie chicken, rich fish (salmon, etc.), vegetarian, pork, Decanter 97, Wine Enthusiast 93

Marco Felluga, Mongris, Collio Goriziano, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, N.Italy, Varietal: Pinot Grigio, 2019, Abv 13%, orqanic farming Pairs Well: shellfish, vegetarian / salads, mushrooms, aperitifs, Vinous 91  

Lucien Albrecht, Cremant D’Alsace, Brut Rose, Alsace, Fr., Varietal: Pinot Noir, Abv 12% Pairs Well: raw salmon sashimi, shellfish, lean fish, poultry, appetizers/snacks, Decanter 92, Wine Spectator 90, Wine Enthusiast 90

Savour’s Everyday Day Tech-Tastings, North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 wines and yes, complimentary.  The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of any amount (suggest $5) Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…All are welcomed wearing masks for our mutual health and well-being.   

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Joe Higgins AKA @FishPrinter has his tail art featured on a New England Style IPA made by Channel Marker Brewing

Joe writes- When I’m not drinking tequila or whiskey I’ll have a nice IPA – @channelmarkerbrewing is introducing a New England style IPA featuring my tail art on can – just in time for October – check them out in Beverly – I’m sure I’ll do a giveaway or two

OCTOBER WINE EVENTS AT SAVOUR: GUEST WINE SPECIALISTS TASTINGS AND YOUR PERSONAL DIGITAL WINE MACHINE TASTINGS, ALL COMPLIMENTARY. 

OCTOBER WINE EVENTS AT SAVOUR: GUEST WINE SPECIALISTS TASTINGS AND YOUR PERSONAL DIGITAL WINE MACHINE TASTINGS, ALL COMPLIMENTARY. 

WHAT: Never miss a complimentary wine tasting occasion at Savour.  In addition to joining us for Saturday Guest Host Wine Tastings (see Oct. schedule)  … experience your personal wine tech-tasting during each visit with our Digital Wine Machine. The occasion to sample up to 20 wines, Tues. thru Sat., using the “The Machine” couldn’t be easier. 

WHY: > Saturday’s Guest Host wine events are both a learning & tasting experience, as wine specialist share their expertise – the sensory expectations for each wine – to max enjoyment.   

>For “The Machine”, new wine selections are regularly rotated-in, always new experiences
      -Enjoy every tasting with imported Riedel glassware
      -Do ask Kathleen for food-pairing recommendations  

WHO: Guest Wine Specialists …You & The Machine  

WHEN*: Saturday, October Guest-Host Tastings on: 9th, 16th, 23rd, 2p to 4p.  
The Machine tastings – Tuesday to Saturday – during business hours, 11a to 6p

HOW:1. Insert plastic card into The Machine slot, upper left side of each of the 4 units.
2. Place glass below the spout of selected wine.
3. Press the center, green “lit button” above the bottle …it’s a breeze, do continue

A Sampling of Wines from The Machine to Experience…Complimentary
>Castore Cincinnato Bellone – Lazio, Italy – pairs well: with Robiola cheese and prosciutto, $14.99

>Noelia Ricci Trebbiano – Romagna, Italy – pairs well: with Fromager d’Affinois with garlic and herbs, $19.99

>Domaine Zafeirakis Limniona Rose – Thessaly, Greece – pairs well: with Mousse Truffe, $19.99

>Prunotto Barolo 2016 – Tuscany, Italy
 – pairs well: with Cravero Parmigiano Reggiano and Breseola, $64.99

>Gehricke Zinfandel, 2018 Russian River Valley -pairs well: with Wookey Hole Cheddar, $32.99

Welcome your donation any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated, please wear a mask when not tasting wines. 

Welcome all wearing masks for our mutual health and well-being.   Thank you, Kathleen

Upcoming SAVOUR* Saturday Wine Tastings in October!

Saturday, October 9th
 2 pm –  4 pm
Danny Giddings, wine / food specialist  
Classic Wine Imports
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Saturday, October 16th
 2 pm – 4 pm
Harry Zarkades, owner / importer
Main Street Wine Distributors
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Saturday, October 23rd
2pm – 4 pm
Brooke Overhiser, wine specialist
Martignetti Connoisseur Portfolio

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SAVOUR-SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25TH COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING “IT’S ALL ABOUT THE AMERICAS” WITH THE HORIZON BEVERAGE COMPANY’S MICHAEL BONILLA. 

SAVOUR-SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 25th COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING “IT’S ALL ABOUT THE AMERICAS” WITH THE HORIZON BEVERAGE COMPANY’S MICHAEL BONILLA. 

WHAT: It’s officially “fall’” & for this Saturday’s Complimentary Wine Tasting “It’s All About The Americas!”.  As always, enjoy the tasting with our imported Riedel stemware.

WHY: the occasion to taste classic varietals from three USA regions: Sonoma, Napa & Columbia Valley, WA., along with a Chilean Cabernet Sauvignon & an Argentinian Malbec. Experience 5 distinctive wines that may be new to your palette.

WHO: Joining owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is Horizon wine specialist Michael Bonilla

WHEN: This Saturday, September 25th, from 2p to 4p at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind Savour with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pouring includes:
Sequoia Grove, Napa Valley, Chardonnay, Rutherford, CA, 2018, Alc. 14.1  Thick, rich & hearty, this wine has prominent oak & a creamy texture. Pairs Well: pork, rich fish ( salmon, tuna), vegetarians & poultry.

Long Shadows Poet’s Leap Riesling, Columbia Valley, WA, 2019, 12.3 Alc., On the palate drinks dry, full of citrus flavors, tightly wound with electric acidity. It’s full of flavor & class, with its best days ahead. Pairs Well: Shellfish, pork, spicy food, poultry, & cured meats.

BenMarco, Valle De Uco, Mendoza, Argentina 2019, 14.6 Alc., with aromas of black fruits, notes of violets, pronounced acidity, firm tannins & great length. Pairs Well: grilled red meats, sausages, seasoned or roasted pork, hard cheeses & pasta with meat-based sauces.

Concha Toro, Serie Riberas Gran Reserva, Ribera del Tinguirirca, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2019, 14.0 Alc. Cochagua Valley, Chile, a blend of mild oak & red fruit aromas well executed on the nose, plum flavors are herbal in that patented Chilean way & aided by a hint of cinnamon.  Pairs Well: beef, lamb, game (deer, venison) & poultry  

Gehricke, Zinfandel, North Coast, Russian River Valley, Sonoma, Healdsburg, CA, 2018,  14.9 Alc., Flavors of ripe plums, baked cherry, black currants & sweet oak combine around a juicy, exuberant style that finishes jammy & full.  Pairs Well: beef, lamb, poultry

All Savour American & Imported artisan food: cheeses, charcuterie, condiments, baguettes, pate, spreads, crackers; fresh, refrigerated grab & go food, sweets &food / wine related products are selected to complement our curated wine offerings.And, I always welcome helping you in pairing our wines to your food plans, the everyday fare to your special occasions.

Adding to the Horizon Beverage Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 wines selected by Kathleen and yes, complimentary.….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thanks!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…All are welcomed wearing masks for our mutual health & well-being.   

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Savour Sat. Sept. 18th Wine Tasting

SAVOUR-SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 18TH COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING WITH CASEY GRUTTADAURIA, IDEAL WINE & SPIRITS CO.

WHAT: For this Saturday’s Complimentary Wine Tasting we continue with the theme of tasting wines of the season, here bridging the transition from summer to fall with our guest host Casey Cruttadauria, a wine specialist from the Ideal Wine & Spirits Company that specialize in importing from small high-quality wineries in Europe, the Continent and the Americas. You will be tasting 3 wines from France and one each from Italy and Germany that may be new to your palette. As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel glassware  

WHY: These are especially fine wines with the 3 French selections leading the way and all the varietals are the prized grapes of the region. For this tasting the food pairings will lean toward lighter, classic fare.  

WHO: Joining Savour owner & wine merchant Kathleen Morgan is wine specialist Casey Gruttadaria

WHEN: This Saturday, September 18th, from 2p to 4p at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with a rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:
Balestri Valda Soave Classico – Veneto, Italy.   Made from 100% organically grown Garganega grapes, farmed bio-dynamically on rich volcanic soil on a small, family estate.  
The wine has stony minerality and bright, fresh, green apple fruit.  Aged in concrete without oak, this true expression of the terroir of the Veneto, Pairs Well with Italian classics such as risotto, gnocchi in tomato sauce, salt cod, polenta and Robiola cheese. 

Jean-Marc Burgaud Morgon Grans Cras – Beaujolais, France.  “The 2019 Morgon Grand Cras offers up a rich bouquet of licorice, blackberries and cherries, followed by a medium to full-bodied, fleshy and enveloping palate built around ripe, powdery tannins and succulent acids. Derived from 55-year-old vines planted in clay-rich alluvial soils, it saw 12 days of maceration followed by 10 months of élevage in cement tank.” (Parker’s Wine Advocate).  Pairs Well: with Salmon, Artic Char, Roast Pork Tenderloin, and Mousse Truffé.

Domaine de la Rectorie Cote Mer – Roussillon, France. The pretty fishing port of Collioure, traditional home of artists and anchovy fishermen (!), is surrounded by vineyards, hills and terraces that were trod upon by many viticultural influencers, from Phoenician merchants, to the Knights Templar.  A blend of Grenache Noir, Syrah, and Carignan, organically grown in vineyard terraces overhanging the Mediterranean sea, where harvesting is done completely by hand.  This unique dry Rhone-style red is fermented in steel and fiberglass, followed by 10 months of barrel-ageing in neutral French oak.  Its characteristic licorice and violet notes Pair Well: with roasted lamb, grilled beef and mushroom stew.

Raquillet Vieilles Vignes Mercurey – Burgundy, France.  Francois Raquillet is an 11th generation vigneron. He and his wife Emmanuelle took over the family estate in 1990. They farm 10 hectares of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, mostly in Mercurey.  François is now among the very best producers of the Cote Chalonnaise.  This classic red Burgundy wine is made from vines over 60 years old, producing lighter yields, but highly concentrated fruit, resulting in Pinot Noir of deep plum and dark cherry fruit around a core of led-pencil and granite.  Pairs Well: with wild mushrooms, seared tuna, roasted salmon, goat cheese, and chicken or rabbit with a mustard sauce. 

Loersch Glimmerschiefer Riesling Feinherb – Mosel, Germany.  This sparkling, fresh Riesling is made from young vines grown in gray slate soil, producing a flinty wine with great acidity and aromatic Honeycrisp apple and Bartlett pear fruit.  A spicy, vibrant wine that
Pairs Well: with many dishes, especially Indian classics and Thai or other Asian dishes, such as Mu-shu pork.  Only 10% alcohol, light and refreshing

Adding to the IDEAL WINE is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 wines (regularly rotating in new wine) selected by Kathleen and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of Any Amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, except when tasting wines…All are welcomed wearing masks for our mutual health and well-being.  

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Savour Kicks Off Sept. Tastings (couldn’t resist)

SEPTEMBER’S FIRST SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR WITH MASCIARELLI WINE COMPANY

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, September 11 for a complimentary, transitional tasting bridging summer to fall, with wine sage Kurt Gunkel.  Kurt is pouring wines from Masciarelli Wine Co’s. International Portfolio representing: Bordeaux’s east bank, Spain, Italy, Africa & So. Africa …tasters will experience 5 distinctive wines, bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHY:  The occasion to experience wines with wide-ranging qualities… grape varietals that defined these select wine regions.  For this tasting it’s wine that aptly supports robust meats and fowl, rich sauces and cheeses of these storied regions.  

WHO: Guest host Kurt Gunkel, international wine specialist and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected a truly eclectic line up of racy, memorable wines.  

WHEN: This Saturday, September 11, from 2p to 4p at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:

Gini Vermentino, Tuscany, Italy.  A golden color of flax, featuring flavors of orange blossoms, boxwood, and elderberry, with a crisp, dry finish of toasted almonds.  Pairs Well: with salads, vegetables and soft cheeses like the Italian classic, Robiola.
Groote Post “Sea Salter”, Darling, South Africa. Sauvignon Blanc / Semillon blend, Displaying typical Darling coastal minerality and saline notes with soft nuances of citrus, apricot stone fruit and green apple.  50% aged in French oak, with the remainder aged on the lees for a luscious mouthfeel. Great acidity ensures the wine can age for several years.  Pairs Well: with green vegetables, asparagus, goat cheese, curry, roast poultry, and pasta with cream sauces
Doolhof “Dark Lady of the Labyrinth” 100% Pinotage, Wellington South Africa.  The name refers to the myth of Ariadne, daughter of King Minos of Crete, and Theseus.  This unique wine blends black cherry fruit, clove and nutmeg, with undertones of earthy dark chocolate and coffee.  Like Pinot Noir, it’s wonderful with many different foods, but sings with “Midnight Moon” cheese.  Pairs Well: with dark meat poultry, such as Duck with a boysenberry sauce.
Ondarre Rioja Reserva 2015, La Rioja, Spain.  100% Tempranillo.  Aromas of cherry, berry, tomato sauce and vanilla are smoky and savory.  A flush, full mouthfeel is lifted by core acidity, while flavors of blackened spice, tobacco, toast and cassis finish with classic Rioja notes of vanilla, mocha, toast and warmth.  This wine already has some age on it (2015) aged both in bottle and oak for years before release.  It is a great find and has earned 92 points from the Wine Enthusiast as well as the International Wine award in 2019.  Like most Tempranillos a remarkably friendly food wine. Pairs Well: with paella, Chiopino, Manchego Cheese and roasted lamb !
Chateau Pindefleurs, Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, 2018.  Predominantly Merlot (90%) and Cabernet Franc.  Powerful yet delicate, deep yet refined, Ch. Pindefleurs can be enjoyed young, for the wine’s fresh, bright fruit, or cellared for a few years to reveal the length and elegance characteristic of Saint-Émilion wine.  Aged in new French oak for 12 months, the wine is both powerful and soft. characteristic structure of the great Bordeaux wines. Deep plum and cassis flavors with notes of blueberry dominate the palette, while the chalk and wet granite confirm a grand wine of Bordeaux.  Pairs Well: with roasted red meat…prime rib and roast leg of lamb.  Tuck this away for the Christmas holiday! 

Adding to the Masciarelli Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.Taste 20 new wines seasonally
selected and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen….The wine machine is a breeze to use…and fun!

Welcome Your Donation of Any Amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You! …

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated FOR COVID19/Delta, request wearing a mask upon entering Savour, and when not tasting wines….for our mutual health and well-being. 

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Savour Wine & Cheese for Labor Day Weekend

ENJOY SAVOUR’S DIGITAL WINE MACHINE FOR COMPLIMENTARY TASTINGS: EVERYDAY* FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE  

WHAT:  If you miss a Saturday Wine Tasting** or none is scheduled…Join us to
experience  a “tech” tasting unique on the North Shore.  Sample our Digital Wine Machine for your personal tastings during each visit.  The wine machine offers 20 wines for tastings,
Tuesday thru Saturday. Using this “digital wiz” couldn’t be easier …and it’s complimentary.  

WHY: For your convenience and enjoyment.              
>new wine selections are regularly rotated-in ensuring the tasting experience remains at peak enjoyment, and sample wines new to you.
>sip with imported Riedel glassware
>Ask Kathleen for food pairing recommendations  
>each wine is stocked below the wine machine

WHO: You & the digital wine machine  

WHEN*:
 Whenever you visit – Tuesday to Saturday – during business hours, 11am to 6pm

HOW: Insert a plastic card into the slot – upper left side of each of the 4 units. Place glass
below a spout, and press the tab above the selected bottle …it’s a breeze.  

A Sampling of Wines to Experience

Ixsir “Altitudes” Rouge – Batroun, Lebanon.  indigenous Lebanese varietal, Caladoc, with Cabernet, Syrah, and Tempranillo, this full but soft red is ripe with black currant and raspberry fruit, topped with a bit of clove spice.  Pairs well: with grilled lamb, duck, or skirt steak.
Ixsir “Altitudes” Blanc – Batroun Lebanon.  indigenous varietal, Obeidy, with Muscat and Viognier, this full, aromatic white has notes of white peach, Jasmine, and nutmeg with a core of flint that makes it powerful and refreshing.  Pairs well: with baked Haddock, fish or clam chowder, and pasta Florentine.L’avenir, Stellenbosch, SA, single vineyard estate. 100% Chenin Blanc, 13.5 alc. Pairs well everything seafood.  
Minuty “M” Rosé – Côtes de Provence, France. produced from organically grown, hand-harvested Cinsault, Grenache, and Syrah grapes.  It is clean, light and crisp, with abundant raspberry and strawberry fruit for refreshing summer drinking.  Pairs well: with lobster, crab, or seafood salad or a cool Gazpacho!Viña Alberdi Rioja Reserva – Rioja, Spain.  100% Tempranillo grown organically, the grapes are crushed and fermented with full malolactic treatment, followed by two years of aging in America oak barrels, making for a luscious, powerful, serious wine.  Known for its versatility with food.  Pairs well: with everything from roast lamb to paella – the perfect red for any summer feast!

Welcome your donation any amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinated, please wear a mask when not tasting wines.       

Welcome mask wearing for our mutual health and well-being.   Thank you, Kathleen

 

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Upcoming SAVOUR** Saturday Wine Tastings

Saturday, September 11, 2 – 4 pm
Kurt Gunkel
from Masciarelli Wines

Saturday, September 18, 2 – 4 pm
Casey Gruttadauria
from Ideal Wines

Saturday, September 25, 2 – 4 pm
Michael Bonilla
from Horizon Beverage Company

THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR, FROM CAROLINA WINES

THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 14TH, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR, FROM CAROLINA WINES

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, August 14th for a special complimentary wine tasting with wine and food specialist Anthony Sciarappa.  Anthony will be pouring wines from Carolina’s Connoisseur Portfolio, representing: Sonoma CA, Languedoc-Roussillon, Fr., Italy-Piedmont, Washington St., Oregon… the occasion to taste juicy, fresh summer wines …6 expressive bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHY:  The opportunity to introduce tasters to wines with wide-ranging qualities…prized grape varietals from ascending and classic wine regions,… the perfect occasion to experience summer-centric wines that pair beautifully with all manner of outdoor cooking.

WHO: For this tasting wine specialist, food specialist and chef Anthony Sciarappa together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan, have selected wines of innovative vintners for sultry summer outdoor dining…fresh, lighter wines perfect for August.  

WHEN: This Saturday, August 14th, from 2p to 4pm at Savor

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

SATURDAY’S POURINGS INCLUDE

Neyers Sonoma County, Carneros – Chardonnay
From the coolest region of Carneros, unoaked, crisp, citrusy, and dry, reminiscent of fine Chablis. Great food wine.  Pairs well with oysters and cherrystone clams on the half shell.

   Domaine de Fontaine Gris de Gris Rose
From Kermit Lynch, Corbières, France, 90% Grenache Gris, 5% Carignan, 5% Mouvèdre, full-bodies and lush, brimming with strawberry summer fruit, but dry and crisp.  Pairs well with shrimp cocktail and salad Niçoise.

                                       Cantine Valpane Pietra Rosso Barber
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Piedmont, Italy, 85% Barbera, 15% Fresia, all natural with indigenous yeast, unfiltered, fermented in concrete tanks with no oak, bright fruit, clean, summer red. Pairs well with
Spaghetti Marinara.

 Colene Clemens Dopp Creek Pinot Noir


From a small family-owned winery in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, “clean, balanced, and well-structured, with a core of bright raspberry and boysenberry fruit, and a round mouthfeel.”  Pairs well with grilled Salmon, Artic Char, and mushroom tart.

                                        Hedges CMS Cabernet Sauvignon
Washington State, 76% Cabernet, 16% Syrah, 8% Merlot, barrel-aged in neutral French and American oak, “Cassis, black-pepper, fig, and cinnamon bark,” will age 5-10 years but drinking exquisitely now.  Pairs well with arugula, roast beef, and blue cheese salad.

     Renardt Fache Bugey Cerdon Sparkling Rose

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Crisp organic sparkler from Cerdon France, So, Jura., a Louis Dressner selection.

Pairs well with classic BBQ, chicken, roast meats, summer in season fruits      

Adding to the Carolina Wines tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings
at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine. Taste 20 new wines seasonally selected and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen….The wine machine is a breeze to use!

Welcome Your Donation of Any Amount (suggest $5) for Pathways for Children. Thank You!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinations, please wear a mask when not tasting wines.

Thank you for this accommodation for our mutual health and well-being.

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 7TH, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR, FROM TERROIR WINES!

Posted on  by Joey Ciaramitaro

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, August 7th for a special complimentary wine tasting with wine merchant / owner of Terroir Wines, Gordon Alexander.  Alexander will be pouring an unique and diverse selection of wine from his acclaimed portfolio, for the tasting representing: Spain, Austria, Provence Fr., Mendicino,CA, and Portugal …6 singular bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  



WHY:  The opportunity to introduce tasters to wines with distinctive qualities…prized grape varietals from ascending and classic wine regions,… the perfect occasion to learn about
exceptional wines with complexity.      

WHO: For this tasting wine merchant, Gordon Alexander together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan, have selected wine of distinguished vintners offering memorable experiences.

WHEN: This Saturday, August 7th, from 1 to 3pm at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:
Diamarine, Coteaux Varois en Provence Rose, 2019, Le Cercle des Vignerons Saint Louis, Provence, FR, Varietals: Cinsault and Syrah; 12.5 Alc., Pairing; tuna, haddock, pork, shellfish, vegetarian, poultry.

Carol Shelton, Wild Thing Old Vine Zinfandel, Mendocino County, CA  2017,  Organic – vines 60 + yrs, wild yeast  ferment,Varietals;  Zinfnadel 76%, Carignane 15%, Petite Sarah 9%, Pairings: beef, lamb, poultry.  

Paul Perez-Castro Ventosa El Castro de Valtuille 2019, Memcia Joven, 14 Alc.  Single vineyard, DO Castilla y Leon / Bierzo, Spain, 13.5 Alc. Pairing : veal, Game-deer, venison, poultry

Clavis Aurea, Reserva, Quinta do Casal Monteiro
, Portugal / Tejo, Varietal: Touring Nacional, Touring Franca, Tina Roriz (red). Alc 13.5 Alc.  Pairings: beef, pasta, veal, poultry    
Hermann Moser, Gruner Veltliner, ‘Karmelliterberg ”, 2019; Kremstal, Austria, Alc. 12.5% Pairings: pork, shellfish, spicy food
 
Hermann Moser, Gebling Riesling (dry) 2015, Niederösterreich, Austria Alc. 12%  
Pairings: pork, shellfish, spicy foods, poultry

Adding to the Terroir Wines Tasting This Saturday tasting is 
Savour’s Everyday
Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.
Taste 20 new wines for August and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen. The wine machine is a breeze to use!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinations, please wear a mask when not tasting wines.            

Thank you for this accommodation for our mutual health and well-being.           

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THIS SATURDAY JULY 31st COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR!

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, JULY  31st for a special complimentary wine tasting with wine specialist / Portfolio Manager Manny Gonzales of Horizon Beverages.  Manny will be pouring an appealing, value-laden lineup of wines that drink well above their price from Oregon, the Jura, Fr., the Rhone  Valley and Stellenbosch, SA, …5 distinct bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.

 

WHY:  The opportunity to introduce tasters to wines with distinctive qualities…prized grape varietals from ascending and classic wine regions,… the perfect occasion to learn about
exceptional price-value wines with complexity.      

WHO: For this tasting Wine Specialist / Portfolio Manager Manny Gonzales of Horizon Beverages, together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan, have selected wine of distinguished vintners  offering memorable experiences.

WHEN: This Saturday, July 31st, from 1 to 3pm at Savour

HOW: Saturday tastings are complimentary, as is parking behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Pourings include:
Domaine Les Cailloux, Andre Brunel Cotes du Rhone 2018.,

Grenache (70%), Cinsault (20%), Syrah (!0%),Pairings: red meat & Charcuterie.
Pairings: red meat, Charcuterie

Louis Bernard, Cotes du Rhone white 2020, Varietals: Grenache blanc,
Bourboulenc, Roussane,  Rhône Vally, FR. Pairings: shellfish, seafood, white meat,
mixed salads, goat cheese

L’avenir, 100% Chenin Blanc, 2018, Stellenbosch, So. Africa,
Pairings: grilled fish, spicy prawns, mild curries.

Domaine Maire & fils, Arbosi Trousseau, “Aux Anes”, Jura, Fr. 2019 
Pairings: cured meats, deli, red meats, duck breasts, cheeses

Domaine Maire & fils, Cotes du Jura, Grand Mineral, Jura, Fr. 2018
Varietal: Savagnin Blanc, Pairings: smoked salmon, grilled fish, roasted poultry.  

Adding to the Horizon Wines Saturday tasting is Savour’s Everyday
Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.
Taste 20 new wines for August and yes, complimentary. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen. The wine machine is a breeze to use!

Please Note: If you are not fully vaccinations, please wear a mask when not tasting wines.

Thank you for this accommodation for our mutual health and well-being.

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NEW & NEWS @ SAVOUR WINE & CHEESE

SATURDAY JULY 24TH COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTINGS @ SAVOUR!

WHAT: Join us this Saturday, JULY  24th for a special complimentary wine tasting with the owner-wine importer Harry Zarkades of Main Street Wines distributors.  Harry will be pouring an exciting lineup of very fine special wines from Washington, Oregon, France and Italy, 6 bottles that may be new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated by tasters using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHY:  The opportunity to introduce tasters to wines that have distinctive qualities…unique grape varietals from ascending and prized wine regions, wines of noteworthy complexity… the perfect occasion to experience the new.      

WHO: Main Street Wines, owner & wine merchant Harry Zarkades together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan have assembled a notable group of acclaimed vintners and small artisan producers whose wines deserve this special showcase.

WHEN: This Saturday, July 24th, from 1 to 3pm at Savour 

HOW: Savour’s Saturday tastings are complimentary as is parking in Savor’s lot behind the store with rear entrance.

Saturday’s Fine Wine Tastings Selections:

Octapoda Chardonnay, CA 

Duck Pond Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, OR 

Firriato “Jasmin” Zibbibo, Mt Etna, Sicily 

Rosaline Rose, Provence Fr

Firriato “La Sabbie Dell” Etna, Mt Etna, Sicily

Dead Canyon Ranch, Horse Heaven Hills, Washington

Adding to the Main Street Wines Saturday tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only – Digital Wine Machine.

Just added 20 new wines for August to sample and yes, complimentary …the occasion to try a diverse collection of seasonally paired wines, whites – reds – rose enjoyed with Riedel imported stemware to taste at your pace. All wines are paired with food recommendations from Kathleen. The wine machine is a breeze to use.

Please Note: If you aren’t fully vaccinations, we ask you wear a mask when not tasting wines.  Thank you for this accommodation for our mutual well-being. 

Thank you,
                                                                                   

Kathleen & the Savour team                                     
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SATURDAY COMPLIMENTARY WINE TASTINGS ARE BACK @ SAVOUR…Week Two, July 10th

WHAT: It’s our second week restarting Saturday’s popular wine tastings.%Ideal Distributor’s wine guy Casey G will be pouring 5 wines: an Austrian rose, a Loire Cremant sparkler, anOregon Pinot Noir , from Italy a Campania white, and a Grand Cras Beaujolais…an exciting seasonally focused lineup of very special wines, bottles that may be new to your palette. And as before, the tasting is elevated by customers using our imported Riedel stemware.

WHY: The opportunity to introduce tasters to wines that have distinctive qualities…unique grape varietals from ascending and prized wine regions, featuring innovativevintners producing biodynamic wines of noteworthy complexity… the perfect occasion to experience the new

WHO: Ideal Wine’s Casey Gruttaduria together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan have assembled an eclectic mix of renowned vintners and small artisan producers whose wines deserve a special showcase

WHEN: This Saturday, July 10th from 1 to 3pm at Savour

HOW: Savour’s Saturday tastings are complimentary as is parking in Savor’s lot behind the store with rear entrance.

Adding to the Ideal Wine Saturday tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech-Tasting at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine.Currently o*ering the June-July selections of 20 wines to sample and yes, complimentary …the occasion to try a diverse collection of seasonally paired wines, whites – reds – rose enjoyed with Riedel imported stemware, a good way to experience the color, take in the aroma and, of course the taste at your pace. The wine machine is a breeze to use with the 20 wine selections rotating bi-monthly.

Please Note: If you haven’t received your vaccinations, we ask you wear a mask when not tasting wines. Thank you for this accommodation for our mutual well-being.

Thanks you, Kathleen & the Savour team

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