Scar of the Sea Release

Happy Thursday peeps it’s almost the weekend!! On Tuesday January 20th we will be hosting a north county, “anywhere north of Cuesta grade”, release party for Scar Of The Sea. Who is this Scar Of The Sea? well let me drop some knowledge on ya if you please. Scar Of The Sea is a fairly new outfit producing some of the finest Pinot Noir and Chardonnay coming out of the central coast, they have contracts with some very established and reputable vineyards stretching from Santa Lucia Highlands to Santa Rita Hills. Word on the street, “the girls who work at the shop”, is that not only is their wine amazing but the boys who run this are hot hot hot! So I encourage you to get down to 15C on Tuesday January 20th by 6pm to taste their wine and ogle the boyz.

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SUMMER EVENTS

Henriot Inc tasting Friday, July 15th
The national sales rep will be at 15c  pouring multiple selections of Champagne from Henriot along with some Bouchard Burgundies and a new small project from the Santa Rita Hills Liquid Farm.
 
Mid State Fair July 23-31
15c will be operating the Mission Plaza Wine Bar at the Mid-State fair.  Mission Plaza is located between the 2 exhibit buildings. Stop by for a good glass of wine, a flight of the fair award winning wines or draft beer!  Cheese plates and other fun stuff will also be available!
 
Central Coast Cancer Challenge Sunday Aug 7th
15c will set up a wine bar at the Central Coast Cancer Challenge.  The reception will be held at Laguna Lake where you can celebrate the event, raise money for Cancer research and purchase glasses of wine from 15c.
 
Beer tasting Sunday, August 14th
Come in to taste a selection of our favorite beers.  $15 will get you the beer tasting paired with the best beer sausages and mustards.
 
Jorge Ordonez import tasting and tapas August 25th
We get a lot of our favorite Spanish wine from Jorge Ordonez!  He has an amazing selection of wines from all over Spain.  We are pairing a flight of wines with our traditional Spanish tapas night.
 
SAVOR the Central Coast Sept 29th – Oct 2nd
SAVOR the Central Coast food and wine festival sponsored by Sunset Magazine and the San Luis Obispo County VCB, Sept 29 – Oct 2, 2011.  15c will set up shop on the beautiful historic Santa Margarita Ranch!

Events coming up this summer!

Paso Robles Wine Festival May 20-22

15c will have an “ask the sommelier” booth where you can come ask Ali about wines and any other wine related topics while you taste wine in the beautiful Paso Robles Park. For tickets or other information about the event log onto http://www.pasowine.com

 

May 28th Giornata Release Party

All the new releases from Giornata will be showcased by Brian and Stephy Terrizzi. The tasting will include favorite Italian bites to pair with the wines. $10 at the door includes food & wine.

 

Wine, Waves & Beyond June 3rd

A Central Coast surf classic that includes wine tasting and wine makers surfing! For more info or tickets log onto http://www.winewavesandbeyond.com

 

Sunday June 5th, 2011 Pinot & Paella in Templeton

Using all local organic produce from Nature’s Touch and supplies from 15c and of course a little seafood from Pier 46 accompanied by Pinot Noir bubbles! For more information log onto http://www.pinotandpaella.com

 

15c Napa Trip June 16 – 19

Ali will be leading a small group up to Napa for a weekend of VIP winery visits, vineyard tours and fine dining. More details to come, sign up now to hold a spot.

 

June 23rd roll out the barrels

15c pairs up with Ancient Peaks to serve cheese and wine in the Mission Plaza in SLO. For tickets log onto http://www.slowine.com

 

June 25th Atascadero Wine Festival

15c will be pouring their famous cava cocktails at the Atascadero lake.

 

15c University July 5th

The 15c University begins again in July. Sign up now—it always sells out. The University is a 6-week course on wines from around the world. It covers blind tasting, food pairings, and all the major wine regions around the world. The class is mirrored after college level curriculum as well as the WSET study guide and the court of master sommeliers.

 

Wine Club

This is the wine club for everyone!  2 bottles every month for $25! Each month Ali selects 2 wines from a specific region around the world. She will write up a description on the wines,  recommend pairings, and information on the region. It’s like a mini 15c university class that you can enjoy at home. You can choose between a red and a white or 2 red or 2 white wines. Once you are a part of the 15c wine club, you will receive a reward card that earns you 10% back on all your wine purchases.

 

 

**Also on the first Sunday following the 15th of the month we throw a wine club pick up party. The party gives you a chance to mingle with other members as well as taste the wines from that month paired with food. The party is complimentary so don’t miss out!

 

Wine Club Pick-up Party!

Your wine club is available to pick up on the 15th of every month but starting this month 15c will host a pick up party for wine club members.  Pick up parties will be on the Sunday on or following the 15th. This month’s party is on Sunday April 17th from 2-4pm. You will be able to taste the wines and pair them with delicious food. 

Pairings this month:

Giornata Aglianico & Palmina Dolcetto

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Duck sausage, lomo, Barely Buzzed cheese and Marcona almonds

Burrata cheese topped with roasted tomatoes

Giornata Vermintino & Clesi Malvasia

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Steamed clams and mussels

Prosciutto wrapped melon