WINE FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE, THE INCREASINGLY RECOGNIZEDLANGUEDOC (THINK THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST) & ROUSSILLON (THINK INLAND, THE MIDI-PYRENEES) REGIONS ARE FEATURED IN SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S COMPLIMENTARY TASTING. THE OCCASION TO SAMPLE FINE WINES TOO OFTEN OVERLOOKED, EXTRAORDINARY VALUES, DRINKING AMONG THE LA FRANCES’ FINEST, PLUS WINE OF CONCA DE BARBARA & THE DUERO & THE MACONNAIS  

WINE FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE, THE INCREASINGLY RECOGNIZED
LANGUEDOC (THINK THE MEDITERRANEAN COAST) & ROUSSILLON (THINK INLAND, THE MIDI-PYRENEES) REGIONS ARE FEATURED IN SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S COMPLIMENTARY TASTING. THE OCCASION TO SAMPLE FINE WINES TOO OFTEN OVERLOOKED, EXTRAORDINARY VALUES, DRINKING AMONG THE LA FRANCES’ FINEST, PLUS WINE OF CONCA DE BARBARA & THE DUERO & THE MACONNAIS  

WHAT & WHY: There is no one better to bring an understanding of the singular experiences of Languedoc-Roussillon wines than wine educator & portfolio manger, Manny Gonzales. The occasion to come away with insights about the region’s unique, far-ranging terroir…gain a practical know-how in making selections from the numerous grapes varieties…regions where creativity & experimentation with grapes & styles thrive. Taste 2 Spanish & a white Burgundy (the Macon) bottles matched to the season.      
  >Always complimentary tastings, elevated sipping from imported Riedel stemware.

WHO: Join guest host, Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan, have chosen wines designed to introduce tasters to the distinctive experiences found only in Languedoc-Roussillon, South France regions, plus treats from Spain & the Macon.  

WHEN: This Saturday, May 28th, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour

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

Saturday’s Pour include: Specialties from France & Spain 

Albert Bichot Saint-Veran, Maconnais, Burgundy, 2018, Chardonnay, Alc. 13%
Varietals: Chardonnay  Tasting: The nose reveals hints of smoke, followed by delicate scents of fern and acacia, moving on to aromas of ripe fruit with a hint of anise. The palate features pleasing roundness with citrus flavors, notes of vanilla and hazelnut, all of which are enhanced by beautiful minerality. Well balanced, structured and generous, this wine has a refreshing finish.  Pairs Well: with all kinds of fish, seafood, and white meats in sauce. Also with full-flavored cheeses.
Rating: Wine Spectator…90pts ….     $25.99

Petit Marquis de Pennautier, Languedoc-Roussillon, So. Fr. 2020
, Alc.13%,
Varietals:  White blend-Viognier, Chardonnay, Sauvignon, Tasting: Delicate aromas of tropical fruit and a whisper of sweet coconut develops into an elegant, silky wine. While opulent, ripe white peaches, spice and nuts fill out the palate, balanced by grapefruit pith and fresh citrus acidity…Pairs Well: works perfectly with light dishes and particularly white flesh fish, pasta, vegetarian & aperitif …$17.99

Bardos Romantica Crianza Ribera del Duero, Spain, Tempranillo, 2018, Alc. 14% Varietals: Tempranillo, Tasting: Cherry red tones, very alive. Great depth of color. The wine has a distinctive fresh nose, which perfectly conveys the character of the highland vineyards of the Páramo de Corcos. Enormous complexity, with spicy notes from the barrel and background fruit. Very pleasant on the palate with an enveloping, velvety tannin, very well matured. Acidity integrates with the density and sweetness creating a perfect balance. Again the finish denotes highly complex fresh fruit and spices. Pairs Well: will pair well with roasted and grilled meats, Mexican food and tomato-based sauces. …$19.99

Vin de Pedra, Negre de Folls, Conca de Barbera, Spain, 2020, Alc. 13%
Varietals: Garnacha, Merlot, Trepat blend, Tasting: Concentrated, dark cherry red. Warm, dark and savory nose, with cured meats, earth and tobacco. More fruit forward on the pallet, black cherry, followed by red cherry, red currant and some firm red plum. Spiced notes of clove and even eucalyptus develop. Fresh, clean, but still with a concentrated finish with bright tart acidity. Pairs Well: Ribeye steak, pasta bolognese, veal, lamb, pastrami….$19.99

Chateau de Pennautier, Cabardes, Languedoc, So. Fr., 2019, Alc. 14.5%
Varietals: Syrah/Grenache, Cabernet/Merlot blend, Tasting: With its unique geographical location, the chateau uses a combination of Cabernet and Merlot grapes, with Syrah and Grenache, underpinning the influence of two different climates. A deep, intensely colored fruity red, the body is medium with fresh, plummy fruit and a touch of spice. Pairs Well: Sausages, chicken-pasta bake, strong cheeses, charcuterie…$27.99

Domaine de la Borie Blanche, Lorgeril, Minervois, Languedoc-Roussillon, So. Fr. 2019, Alc.14.5%, Varietals: Grenache / Mouvedre, Syrah blend, Tasting: Minervois region is a large natural amphitheater, facing due south with its back and sides to the Montagne Noire.  Deep ruby in color with notes of cherries and pepper on the nose. The palate is full bodied and complex with notes of dried fruits, truffle, chocolate and spice. Pairs Well: roast duck, venison, lamb, beef stew, charcuterie, …$27.99

Kathleen’s Price-Value Gems:  
Unique to SAVOUR our three price-value collections, with
each category ( $9.99ers – $14.99ers -$19.99ers ) offering hundreds of wines
at one price, personally curated by Kathleen, some have limited availability
> 9.99ers…the quality is taste delivering above-price enjoyment …Value!        
>14.99ers…exhibiting qualities of complexity…Elevating The Experience!    
>19.99ers…value laden wines by innovative vintners…Expect Exceptional!  

Adding to This Saturday’s Manny Gonzales, Horizon Beverage Co.  Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Fun to use and enjoy!  Taste up to 20 wines with new selections regularly added…& yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.

Welcome Your Donation in any amount for Pathways for Children.
                                                                           Thank You! …Kathleen

For Your Mobile Calendar l May-June Savour Wine Tastings!

> May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – Casey  Gruttadauria, Ideal Wines
June 11– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company
June 18 – Jen Pieters, Hogshead Wines
June 25 – Chuck Tyner, Italian Wine Traders    

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without masks and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. Thank you!

We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

              Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
savourwineandcheese.com

Please Share: GMG Best Bartender Contest ’22 Nomination Period Is Open- Here’s directions on how to nominate your favorite

Good Morning Gloucester

It’s simple to enter.

Submit the name of your favorite local bartender and place where they serve in the Cape Ann Area to goodmorninggloucester@yahoo.com

Write “BEST BARTENDER” in the subject line.

One nomination per person.

That’s it!

Once we have the brackets filled we will start the voting process!

Fun!!!!

Winning Bartender Will Receive “The Jeanne Cup” named after legendary Gloucester Bartender Jeanne Sullivan who passed this week. The Jeanne Cup will be engraved with the title and was generously donated by Cheryl at Bananas downtown Gloucester.

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Set Sail into Summer

Join us on Sunday, May 29th from 6PM-9PM for our Memorial Day Dinner Cruise to kick off the summer!

Enjoy DJ Entertainment by Scottie Mac, Prime Rib Dinner, and seasonal cocktails, while taking in the ocean breeze and sweeping views of beautiful Cape Ann.

View the full menu here.

Summer Cruise Series
Spend an unforgettable summer evening or afternoon on the water! Enjoy New England Lobster Bake Dinners, Sunset Cruises, and more.  
View our full schedule here.

WARMING SPRINGTIME CLIMES PAIR NICELY WITH TWO VALUE-PRICED ROSES FROM FRANCE HEADLINING SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S MAY 21ST COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING, CONTRASTED WITH BOLD, STRUCTURED, COMPLEX REDS & WHITE FROM FOUR EMERGING WEST COAST ARTISAN VINTNERS – HORSE HEAVEN HILLS ANYONE? – COMPLEMENTING GRILLING ACTIVITY & SEASONAL PRODUCE, ALL FROM THE ECLECTIC PORTFOLIO OF WINE MERCHANT HARRY “Z”    

WARMING SPRINGTIME CLIMES PAIR NICELY WITH TWO VALUE-PRICED ROSES FROM FRANCE HEADLINING SAVOUR-SATURDAY’S MAY 21ST COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING, CONTRASTED WITH BOLD, STRUCTURED, COMPLEX REDS & WHITE FROM FOUR EMERGING WEST COAST ARTISAN VINTNERS – HORSE HEAVEN HILLS ANYONE? – COMPLEMENTING GRILLING ACTIVITY & SEASONAL PRODUCE, ALL FROM THE ECLECTIC PORTFOLIO OF WINE MERCHANT HARRY “Z”    

WHAT & WHY…While grilling season is getting a boost from warming temps, Saturday’s tasters
will be treated to four muscular and complex bottles, a full-bodied red & white from  California, a bold Washington Cabernet blend, and a truly complex Oregon Pinot Noir that Harry will explain.  Recognizing farmers’ markets with native produce are beginning to popup, our
two French Rose offerings, one from Corsica, match beautifully with spring-summer salads and the obligatory baguette.  We import our popular frozen baguettes from Canada, a must try.
Always complimentary tastings, with the experience elevated sipping from imported Riedel stemware.  

WHO: Join guest host, wine merchant, Harry Zakades, owner Main Street Wines together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan, who have chosen wines primarily from small, independent, innovative vintners…you’ll be traveling up our West Coast landing in France, selections that match the grilling and emerging native produce seasons

WHEN: This Saturday, May 21st, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings include:  
Vineyard Block Estate, 827 Reserve Chardonnay, Santa Lucia Highlands, CA, 2019, Alc. 14.5%Varietals: Chardonnay, Tasting: Chardonnay grown in the cool climes of Santa Lucia Highlands retains a notable freshness, due to acidity in the grapes. This wine features fruit flavors of yellow apple and pineapple alongside notes of vanilla bean and toasted brioche. Lively acidity and a full-bodied mouthfeel lead to a soft finish. A powerful white wine.
Pairs Well: Mushroom-forward dishes, grilled pork chops, Vegetarian, rich fish ( salmon, tuna) roast chicken, Rating: The Wine Buyer 92pts…. $17.99

Domaine Vetriccie Ile de Beaute Rose, 2021, Corsica, Fr. 2021, Alc. 12%

Varietals: Sciacarello, Grenache, Tasting: From this scenic estate, the wine, properly pale in color, has attractive freshness and bright acidity. It shows red currant and a light peppery edge, with a fine, perfumed fruitiness and lingering aftertaste. Drink now with a nice chill, Pairs Well: a variety of cold and warm salads especially a Caprese delight , all green vegetables, Vegetarian, and a baguette, of course, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 88pts … $9.99

L’ Esprit de Jeanne la Tourbeille Rose, Bordeaux Rose, 2021, Alc. 13%

Varietals: Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Merlot, Tasting: Produced from old vines, this particularly rich wine has spice and pepper to go with the fruit. Ripe, food-friendly flavors take away some of the freshness of the wine, giving a rounded, smooth aftertaste. Drink now and again, with a nice chill for this crisp, dry rose. Pairs Well: fresh fruit, hard and soft cheese, all manner of summer salads, Vegetarian, again accompany a baguette, charcuterie – uncured meats, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 88pts …$14.99

Panther Creek Winemakers’ Cuvee, Willamette Valley, Oregon, 2019, Alc. 14.1%
Varietals: Pinot Noir, Tasting: A wonderfully complex Pinot, with a meal or without. Dark garnet color, semi-opaque. Beautiful but soft aroma of red cherry, ripe stone fruit with hints of cola and vanilla. Off dry taste of stone fruit, moving to strong ripe cherry, then becoming quite dry with citrus and spice at the end. Medium to long finish, where the fine tannins appear.
Pairs Well: braised short ribs, veal dishes, game (deer, venison) grilled chicken breast…$27.99 

Dead Canyon Ranch Cabernet, Mercer Estates, Horse Heaven Hills, Washington, 2019 Alc. 14.1Varietals: Shiraz/Syrah, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Petit Verdot, Tasting: Aromas of ripe black fruit with notes of baked blackberry pie, warm baking spices and earthly undertones. The voluminous fruit carries through while powdery tannins yield a bold, structured wine that maintains an elegant feel with a soft velvety finish. Pairs Well: grilled lamb chops, grilled ribeye, game (deer, venison), grilled chicken thighs….$17.99

Gait Zinfandel, Howell Mt., North Coast, Napa Valley, CA, 2018, Alc. 14.7
Varietals: 100% Zinfandel, Tasting: dMade from 100% Zinfandel, the 2018 Zinfandel is deep garnet-purple colored, sashaying out of the glass with bold, open-knit scents of warm blackberries, cracked pepper, spice box and raspberry pie, plus hints of hoisin and fruitcake. Full-bodied, the palate delivers mouth-filling black fruit preserves flavors textured by chewy tannins, finishing long and spicy. Pairs Well: roast leg of lamb, standing rib roast, roasted whole chicken, artisan cheese burgers, Rating: Robert Parker 91pts, Jeb Dunnuck 95pts… $21.99

Kathleen’s Value-Price Gems:  
Unique to SAVOUR our three price-value collections, with
each category ( $9.99ers – $14.99ers -$19.99ers ) offering hundreds of wines
at one price, personally curated by Kathleen, some have limited availability
> 9.99ers…the quality is taste delivering above-price enjoyment …Value!        
>14.99ers…exhibiting qualities of complexity…Elevating The Experience!    
>19.99ers…value laden wines by innovative vintners…Expect Exceptional!  

Adding to This Saturday’s Harry Zakades, Main Street Wines Tasting   is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Fun to use and enjoy!  Taste up to 20 wines with new selections regularly added…& yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.Welcome Your Donation

 in any amount for Pathways for Children.
   Thank You! …KathleenFor Your Mobile Calendar l May-June Savour Wine Tastings!

>May 21 – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines, wine merchant – owner
May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – Casey  Gruttadauria, Ideal Wines
June 11– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company
June 18 – Jen Pieters, Hogshead Wines
June 25 – Chuck Tyner, Italian Wine Traders    

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without masks and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. Thank you!    We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

                  Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
savourwineandcheese.com

Marshview Farm CSA has 2022 veggie shares available for you and your family With Pick Up and Deliveries Across Cape Ann and The North Shore!!! Sign Up Here- https://www.marshview.farm/

Marshview Farm CSA has 2022 veggie shares available for you and your family.

With pick up locations and deliveries across Cape Ann and the North Shore, Marshview Farm can connect you to the local, fresh, and delicious produce you deserve.

Taste the difference an Ipswich farm can make for your dinner table.

More info and sign up at www.marshview.farm

“A vineyard’s terroir is what makes each wine unique. It is everything that contributes to the distinction of a vineyard plot. It determines which grape varieties will thrive there. The best winemakers help the grapes to express their uniqueness, without technical intervention or heavy processing.”  THIS PASSAGE DEFINES THE WINES THAT COMPRISE THE TERRIOR WINES PORTFOLIO.  WINE MERCHANT & TERRIOR WINES OWNER, GORDON ALEXANDER RETURNS FOR A SPECIAL, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING POURING FIVE SELECTIONS MATCHING SEASONAL FARE, WINES EXPRESSING VIRTUES OF TERRIOR TO ITS FULLEST!  

“A vineyard’s terroir is what makes each wine unique. It is everything that contributes to the distinction of a vineyard plot. It determines which grape varieties will thrive there. The best winemakers help the grapes to express their uniqueness, without technical intervention or heavy processing.” 

THIS PASSAGE DEFINES THE WINES THAT COMPRISE THE TERRIOR WINES PORTFOLIO.  WINE MERCHANT & TERRIOR WINES OWNER, GORDON ALEXANDER RETURNS FOR A SPECIAL, COMPLIMENTARY FINE WINE TASTING POURING FIVE SELECTIONS MATCHING SEASONAL FARE, WINES EXPRESSING VIRTUES OF TERRIOR TO ITS FULLEST!  

WHAT & WHY:  Inviting you not to miss this special occasion to lengthen your understanding of the influence of terrior in winemaking, tasting and learning how the qualities of a vineyard’s terrior shapes the “grape” to a memorable experience.  Gordon will be pouring 5 distinctive wines , each with a story of their singular terrior representing: stateside bottles from Virginia, Russian River and Sonoma Coast, CA; a Cru Beaujolais, Fr., and a $9 Vino Verde Rose, PT …5 wines new to your palette.  As always, the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHO: Join guest host wine merchant, Gordon Alexander together with Savor’s Kathleen Morgan have selected wines dedicated to the principle that care of place matters.

WHEN: This Saturday, May14th, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings include: Exceptional Vintages from East and West Coast  USA, Portugal and from eastern France …Beaujolais  

Michael Shaps Chardonnay, Wild Meadow Vineyard, Virginia, US, 2017
, Alc. 13.5% Varietals: Virginia Chardonnay Tasting: Using the same techniques and approach to this chardonnay as Shaps does at his winery in Meursault, Fr., this chardonnay expresses the elegance and complexity that is often associated with his Burgundian wines. The 2017 Chardonnay is a combination of distinctive fruit quality from this special site, and prolonged malolactic fermentation with heavy lees contact. The result has yielded a complete wine that will age well for 5-7 years. Pairs Well: Halibut en Route, well-timed for pan fried soft shell crab, shellfish, Atlantic salmon roe….$27.99

Adega Ponte de Lima Vinho Verde Rose, DOC, Protugal 2021, Alc. 11%
Varietals: Vinhao, Espadeiro, Padeiro, Tasting: The wine is pale pink, salmon color. The aroma of wine is woven from halftones of cherry jam and bright touches of ripe raspberries and strawberries, as well as notes of red fruits. The wine has an elegant, balanced taste. It has a pleasant fruity sourness and notes of ripe berries for a persistent aftertaste. Pairs Well: Enjoy with seafood and fish, meat, snacks, pasta, fresh veggies, and desserts… $9.99

Mengler Family Vineyards Rose of Syrah, North Coast, Russian River, CA., 2021
, Alc. 12.9%, Varietals: 100% Shiraz/Syrah, Tasting: This Rose in the traditional Rhone style, designed to taste like Syrah but happens to be pink. Deep, earthy aromatics with notes of strawberry and black cherry. Low acids and very low tannins round out a plum taste on the palate. Finally, there is a long, balanced finish Pairs Well: shellfish, spicy foods, appetizers & snacks, aperitif, fruity dessert

Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90pts …. $19.99

Vivier Pinot Noir, Sonoma Coast, CA., 2017, Alc. 12.2%, Varietals: Pinot Noir, Tasting: The nose is an earthy mix of Asian spice, violet and rose petals mixed with black cherry and mocha. On the palate, the same complexity of flavors returns with layers of delicate red fruit, floral notes and touches of a gentle earthiness and minerality. The texture of the wine is intricate and airy, while still bringing power and density on the finish, Pairs Well: Enjoy with pork, duck, veal or lamb dishes, grilled chicken breast, hard & soft cheese and curled meats. Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90pts….$39.99

Maison Charmelieu, Chenas, Cru Beaujolais, 2019, Alc. 13.0 Varietals: 100% Gamay Tasting: Bolder and bigger than most Beaujolais. Bright and fresh with scents of berries and a touch of pepper, notes of soil, earth, wood, and dried red fruit. A superb example of a Cru Beaujolais that drinks well young but will age gracefully. Pairs Well: French charcuterie, fatty fish (salmon, tuna), creamy pasta dishes, soft and semi-soft cheeses – Comté, Brie, Swiss Cheese, Camembert and Feta, snacks, a buffet…typical finger foods….$24.99

Kathleen’s Price-Value Gems:  
Unique to SAVOUR our three price-value collections, with
each category ( $9.99ers – $14.99ers -$19.99ers ) offering hundreds of wines
at one price, personally curated by Kathleen, some have limited availability
with new selections added regularly
> 9.99ers…the quality is taste delivering above-price enjoyment …Value!        
>14.99ers…exhibiting qualities of complexity…Elevating The Experience!    
>19.99ers…value laden wines by innovative vintners…Expect Exceptional!  

Adding to This Saturday’s Gordon Alexander, Terrior Wines Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Fun to use and enjoy!  Taste up to 20 wines with new selections regularly added…& yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.

Welcome Your Donation in any amount for Pathways for Children.
                                                                                 Thank You! …Kathleen

For Your Mobile Calendar l May – June Savour Wine Tastings!


>May 14  – Gordon Alexander, Terroir Wines (owner) spotlight “Italian Wines”

May 21 – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines, wine merchant – owner
May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – Casey  Gruttadauria, Ideal Wines
June 11– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company
June 18 – Jen Pieters, Hogshead Wines
June 25 – Chuck Tyner, Italian Wine Traders    

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without masks and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. Thank you!

                          We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

                  Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
                                             savourwineandcheese.com

CHOICE & RARE SELECTIONS FROM THE ESTEEMED ANTINORI WINES PORTFOLIOWILL BE SAMPLED AT THE MAY 7th SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINE TASTING THAT ALSO OFFERS THREE SINGULAR BOTTLES OF THE HISTORIC 2016 VINTAGE OFTORMARESCA TORCICODA PRIMITIVO …& A SONOMA NORTH COAST STUNNER THAT DEFINES MATCHLESS PINOT NOIR.

CHOICE & RARE SELECTIONS FROM THE ESTEEMED ANTINORI WINES PORTFOLIO
WILL BE SAMPLED AT THE MAY 7th SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINE TASTING THAT ALSO OFFERS THREE SINGULAR BOTTLES OF THE HISTORIC 2016 VINTAGE OF
TORMARESCA TORCICODA PRIMITIVO …& A SONOMA NORTH COAST STUNNER THAT DEFINES MATCHLESS PINOT NOIR.

WHAT & WHY: We are pleased to feature exemplary Italian reds and whites from Antinori  Wines along with welcoming back our guest host and Italian Wine Specialist, Marco Deary.  This “grape” event continues our enology focus by pairing a tasting of fine wines to  sharing insights, know-how and the experiences of prominent wine educators like Marco, elevating your understanding and enjoyment of the experience in sampling distinguished wines of complexity. And, as always, the tasting is enhanced using our imported Riedel glassware

WHO: Join guest host Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan for an Italian fine wine learning experience… with four stops in Italy concluding with a California, one and only.

WHEN: This Saturday, May7th, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings include: Exceptional Vintages from the Antinori Wine Portfolio + A No. Coast Sonoma Bottle that defines Pinot Noir

Villa Antinori Toscana Rosso, IGT, It., 2018, Alc. 13.5%
Varietals: blend – Sangiovese, Syrah, Cabernet Franc, Tasting: Villa Antinori 2018 is deep ruby red in color. Its nose is intense and complex, defined by notes of wild berries; blueberries and black currants, and notes of toasted hazelnuts, spices and vanilla. A full-bodied palate is well rounded with supple velvety tannins and a long savory finish. Pairs Well: NY sirloin, grilled lamb chops, veal, cured meats, roasted chicken, Rating: Decanter 92pts, James Suckling 91pts … $29.99

Villa Antinori Bianco, IGT, Tuscany, Central It., 2020,
 Alc. 14%
Varietals: Blend: Trebbiano, Pinot Blanco, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Malvasia, Tasting: Villa Antinori Bianco is straw yellow in color with greenish highlights. The nose is fruity and floral and offers much finesse and elegance with notes of bananas, pineapple, white flowers and candied fruit. The palate is balanced and persistent, with savory mineral notes on the finish and aftertaste. Pairs Well: pasta primavera, vegetarian dishes, lean fish, appetizers & snacks, cured meats, …. $17.99

Tormaresca Torcicoda Primitivo del Salento, IGT, Apulia, It., 2019,
 Alc. 15.0% (offering 3 bottles of 2016, historic vintage), Varietals: 100% Primitivo, Tasting: Torcicoda is characterized by an intense ruby red color. The nose opens with fruity hints of cherries, strawberries and licorice, enriched with pleasant spicy notes. On the palate it is rich, full-bodied, and with a lively and pleasant tannin., Pairs Well: braised short-ribs, pasta bolognese, grilled lamb chops, Cornish game hen, charcuterie. Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90pts …$27.99

Tormaresca Chardonnay (unoaked), IGT, Puglia, It.  2019,
 Alc. 12.5%
Varietals:100% Chardonnay, Tasting: Clear and clean pale straw Apricot on the nose. Very buttery / creamy wine especially the palate. The nose has spices vanilla, apple, citrus, pear. Elegant mouth-popping acidity. Nice minerals aftertaste, which follows plenty of green apples, Pairs Well: shellfish, vegetarian, appetizers & snacks, uncured meats, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 88pts … $14.99                

Patz & Hall, Sonoma North Coast, CA. Pinot Noir, 2018, Alc. 14.5%
Varietals: Pinot Noir,  Tasting: Eighteen small, independent family-owned vineyard sites come together in this gorgeous display of Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir. This is an approachable Pinot Noir showing alluring freshness and purity. The nose displays intense aromas of Bing cherry, strawberry, dried rose petal and licorice notes. Nicely dense and full on the palate, the fresh acidity and bright red fruit flavors resolve on a juicy, detailed finish. This 2018 offering has the essential elegance, purity and complexity that defines great Pinot Noir. Pairs Well: Rib Roast, Veal Marsala, game (venison, deer, elk), Chicken Picata, roast duck breast, Rating: Wine Enthusiast 93pts … $39.99

Kathleen’s Price-Value Gems:  

Unique to SAVOUR our three price-value collections, with
each category ( $9.99ers – $14.99ers -$19.99ers ) offering hundreds of wines
at one price, personally curated by Kathleen, some have limited availability
with new selections added regularly
> 9.99ers…the quality is taste delivering above-price enjoyment …Value!        
>14.99ers…exhibiting qualities of complexity…Elevating The Experience!    
>19.99ers…value laden wines by innovative vintners…Expect Exceptional!  

Adding to the This Saturday’s Antinori Wines Tasting is Savour’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Fun to use and enjoy!  Taste up to 20 wines with new selections regularly added…& yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.

Welcome Your Donation
 in any amount for Pathways for Children.
                                                                                                      Thank You! …Kathleen

For Your Mobile Calendar l May – June Savour Wine Tastings!
> May 7    – Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist
May 14  – Gordon Alexander, Terroir Wines (owner) spotlight “Italian Wines”
May 21 – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines, wine merchant – owner
May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – Casey  Gruttadauria, Ideal Wines
June 11– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company
June 18 – Jen Pieters, Hogshead Wines
June 25 – Chuck Tyner, Italian Wine Traders    

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without masks and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. Thank you!

  We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

                  Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
                             savourwineandcheese.com

Serenitee Restaurant Group Mother’s Day Menus!!

Mother’s Day is almost here and our teams have been working to put together a line up of special menus that she’ll love.

Reserve a table at 15 Walnut where you can enjoy brunch food and beverage specials, like the Grapefruit & Mint Bellini or Citrusy ChampagneSangria,  or head to Alchemy for brunch specials like the BBQ Pulled Pork Hash with 12-hour brined pork shoulder, home fries, two eggs, caramelized onions & chipotle aioli,  served until 3 PM. 

Opus‘ brunch specials include French Toast Sticks with house-made Portuguese sweet bread, ouzo chantilly, maple butter & powdered sugar and are available all day. 

Click on the restaurant’s name below to view our Mother’s Day Specials.  

15 Walnut. Alchemy. Hale Street Tavern.Maggie’s Farm.
Minglewood Harborside. The Spot. Opus.Cala’s.

Give Mom something delicious this Mother’s Day! 

Treat Mom to a cocktail with her friends on one of our outdoor patios, a much-deserved date night in a cozy booth, or perhaps she’ll even take you to lunch ; ) 

Order your Serenitee Gift Card online or purchase one at any of our restaurants. E-Gift Cards are also available.

AS GRILLING SEASON STEPS OUT ALONG WITH INCREASING ARRIVALS OF FRESH “PRODUCE” POINTING TO SPRING SALAD-SEASON, OUR APRIL 16TH SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINE TASTING MATCHES SIX BOTTLES TO THE OCCASION…THREE MUSCULAR REDS COMPLEMENTING FLAME-GRILLED STEAKS & CHOPS, WHILE THREE CRISP, RACY WHITES LOOK TO TANGY FIELD GREENS & BAGUETTES, OFFERING RIPE TROPICAL FRUIT, THINK JUICY TO MINERALITY            

AS GRILLING SEASON STEPS OUT ALONG WITH INCREASING ARRIVALS OF FRESH “PRODUCE” POINTING TO SPRING SALAD-SEASON, OUR APRIL 16TH SAVOUR-SATURDAY WINE TASTING MATCHES SIX BOTTLES TO THE OCCASION…THREE MUSCULAR REDS COMPLEMENTING FLAME-GRILLED STEAKS & CHOPS, WHILE THREE CRISP, RACY WHITES LOOK TO TANGY FIELD GREENS & BAGUETTES, OFFERING RIPE TROPICAL FRUIT, THINK JUICY TO MINERALITY            

WHAT & WHY: Our “Three on Grille” and “Three with Greens” fine wine tasting adds up to Six distinctive learning experiences, pairing both foods and the prep syncing up with springtime and the wines that elevate kitchen salad creations to fare that benefits from smoked- grille cooking, to other April tastes. Guest host & wine educator Bob McVicker is pouring both classic & trending wines of celebrated vintners and emerging innovators, from Masciarelli Wine Company’s International Portfolio …tasters will experience bottles & styles that will be new to your palette…the opportunity to add new to your wine choices.  As always our tasting are complimentary & the tasting is elevated using our imported Riedel stemware.  

WHO: Guest host Bob McVicker, Masciarelli and Savour’s Kathleen Morgan have selected fine wines from classic & emerging regions in Europe, the Continent & the Americas

WHEN: This Saturday, April 16th, from 2pm to 4pm + … @ Savour

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

Saturday’s Pourings include: A St. Emilion Grand Cru & the Sancerre, 2 Muscular Cabs from Napa, A Mosel Riesling & A Lazio, It. Bellone  

Domaine Etienne Daulny Sancerre, Fr. 2020, Alc. 13.5%.
Varietal: Sauvignon Blanc, Tasting: Etienne Daulny makes a stylish, racy Sancerre that’s simply electric; clean, juicy and racy. Melon, grapefruit and gooseberry with aromas of green pea and spearmint. The vibrant nature of this wine makes it one of the most versatile on the planet. Pairs Well: Great with all types of seafood, soft cheeses and chicken dishes, goat cheese.… $29.99

Casale Giglio, Bellone, Lazio, It., IGT, 2020, Alc.13%
Varietal: Bellone Tasting: The wine evokes sunshine and ripe tropical fruit such as mango and papaya, carefully balanced by a marked acidity which makes it suitable for long bottle aging. Rich, ample and lingering on the palate with light floral and spicy notes. Similar to Chardonnay. Hallmarked by its pronounced acidity and zesty tang. A long finish. Pairs Well: pasta primavera, vegetarian, apps+snacks, cured meats, lean fish.. $14.99                

Eifel Pfeiffer Riesling Feinherb, Graacher Himmelreich, 2018 Alc. 10.5%Varietal: Riesling, Tasting: Fruit blossoms, white pepper stone fruit and a hint of honey on the nose….nearly dry, nice minerality to open, apple and nectarine mid palate with pineapple and lemon on the finish. Classic, desirable acidity but the slightest touch of sweetness on the end to balance it out. Pairs Well: roast pork loin, shellfish, spicy foods, cured meats, everything chicken… $19.99

Chateau Pipeau, St. Emilion, Grand Cru, Fr., 2018, Alc. 14% Varietals: 
predominantly Merlot Tasting: Dry, medium to full, complex wine. Blueberry, blackberry, black currant, plum and dark cherry. Hints of mushrooms, anise, leather and mocha. Very solid with high tannins and acidity, so well balanced wine, Pairs Well: Ribeye roast, grilled lamb chops, venison, pheasant. Rating: Wine Enthusiast 90….  $42.99

Punch Vineyards, Napa Valley, CA, Cabernet Sauvignon, 2019, Alc. 14.5%  
Varietal: Cabernet Sauvignon Tasting: Punch Vineyards has all the hallmarks of a luxury Cabernet Sauvignon: concentration, bold, structured, complex flavors of black cherry, blackberry, mocha, spice and other notes. Toasty oak, soft, assertive tannins. Good structure and a long finish. Also, Punch Cab is unusually smooth. Pairs Well: standing rib roast, grilled duck breast, game birds…$39.99

Keenan vineyards, Napa Valley, Saint Helena, CA  Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018, Alc. 14.3%, Varietal: 100% Cabernet Sauvignon, Tasting: Deep ruby purple. Aromas of lily, lilac, black raspberries, black cherries, and leather.  Med. to full-bodied, dry, strong ripe tannins, flavors of black cherry, raspberry, blueberry  dark chocolate mint, subtle fresh green pepper, and vanilla. High complexity, long finish. Love the floral aromas. Pairs Well: ribeye steak, grilled lamb chops, game( venison, deer), mature & hard cheese… $69.99

Kathleen’s Price-Value Gems:  

Unique to SAVOUR our three price-value collections, with
each category ( $9.99ers – $14.99ers -$19.99ers ) offering hundreds of wines
at one price, personally curated by Kathleen, some have limited availability
with new selections added regularly
> 9.99ers…the quality is taste delivering above-price enjoyment …Value!        
>14.99ers…exhibiting qualities of complexity…Elevating The Experience    
>19.99ers…value laden wines by innovative vintners…Expect Exceptional  
N.B. 

We will begin to profile wine from the collections pairing food to each selection specific to each month.

Adding to the This Saturday’s Masciarelli Portfolio Tasting is Savor’s Everyday Tech Tastings at the North Shore’s Only Digital Wine Machine. Fun to use and enjoy!  Taste up to 20 wines with new selections regularly added…& yes, complimentary. Kathleen welcomes your questions for food pairings.

Welcome Your Donation
 in any amount for Pathways for Children.
                                                                                                      Thank You! …Kathleen

For Your Mobile Calendar l April – June Savour Wine Tastings!

April 16  -Bob McVicker, Masciarelli Wines  
April 23 – Gary Ballard, M.S. Walker
April 30 – Danny Giddings, Classic Wines (Martignetti)
May 7    – Marco Deary, Antinori Wines, Italian Wine Specialist
May 14  – Gordon Alexander, Terroir Wines (owner) spotlight “Italian Wines”
May 21 – Harry Zarkades, Main Street Wines, wine merchant – owner
May 28  – Manny Gonzales, portfolio manager, Horizon Beverage Company
June 4  – Casey  Gruttadauria, Ideal Wines
June 11
– Ciro Pirone, Director of Italian Wines, Horizon Beverage Company
June 18 – Jen Pieters, Hogshead Wines
June 25 – Chuck Tyner, Italian Wine Traders    

PLEASE NOTE: Updated Mask Policy: Gloucester’s Board of Health has ended mask requirements in all public spaces including the retail community while encouraging people to continue to wear face coverings when indoors and with people of unknown vaccination status, and to respect, to be tolerant of people’s choice to wear masks.
> In accordance with the new policy, we welcome customers and vendors without masks and welcome customers and vendors wearing masks.
>Savour continues to provide the safest possible shopping environment for the health & well-being of our customers & our Savour team.
>We continue using our 5 Molekule high performance air purification units that clear the air of 99.9% of viruses, bacteria and allergens every hour, store wide.
>We ask you to respect customers who continue to socially distance. Thank you!  We are pleased to continue curbside pickup service

                  Savour Wine & Cheese  l  76 Prospect St.  l  Gloucester l  978. 282 .1455    
savourwineandcheese.com