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Wine Teaser Wednesdays

Spring/Summer Tasting Series Returns to Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe


May marks the start of Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe popular spring/summer weekly wine tasting series. At only $15 a person (no reservations required), Executive Chef Nat Ely provides tasting of five select wines and delectable hors d’oeurves. Tastings begin at 5 pm and pianist Bob Cole joins the party from 6:30 ‘til 7. Selected wines are available for discounted prices throughout the evening.

Los Olivos’ Wine Teaser Wednesdays each carry their own theme:

May 16: Gregarious Pinot Grigios

May 23: Rebel Roses

May 30: Pleasurable Pinots

June 6: Que Sera Syrah

June 13: Rhones on the Range

June 20: Colossal Cabernets

June 27: Sparkling Stars

July 4: Closed for Independence Day

July 11: Vive La France (in honor of Bastille Day)

July 18: Vivacious Viogniers

July 25: Decadent Dessert Wines

August 1: Spanish Sensations (Viva la Fiesta!)

August 8: Seductive Sauvignon Blancs

August 15: Whites Around the World

August 22: Chardonnay Classics

August 29: Local Italian Stallions

September 5: Zany Zinfandels

Located in Santa Barbara’s beautiful wine country, the casual and classy Los Olivos Wine Merchant and Cafe resides at 2870 Grand Avenue in downtown Los Olivos. Featured in the movie Sideways, the cafe serves Californian cuisine with a Mediterranean influence for lunch and dinner from 11:30 am to 9 pm. Its wine tasting bar includes a broad selection of over 400 local and international wines, all available by the glass. For purchase by the bottle, the Wine Merchant holds one of the largest collections on the Central Coast, being the only distributor of owner Sam Marmorstein’s select Bernat Wines. If that’s not enough, remember to stop by the gift shop for gourmet food, cookbooks, wine-related items, and the cafe’s famous bread dipping oil. For more information, call 805-688-7265 or visit www.santabarbarawine.com or www.LosOlivosCafe.com

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