Thursday, October 30, 2008

Election/Recession wine tasting- Hollywood Vine

Come join us to celebrate or Sulk. We’ll have Election coverage as well as some excellent recession friendly wines.

This week we welcome Melissa Caraballo from Vin Di Vino Imports. Melissa is a local Hollywooder and will taste

us on wines from all over Italy and a wonderful white wine from Austria. The Prosecco is one of my favorites and all the wines are both friendly and affordable.


Tuesday November 4th

2008 6:00-9:00

No Charge for tastings


Rustico Prosecco

Veneto, Italy

The Nino Franco winery is located in Valdobbiadene, a zone in the upper reaches of the Veneto known for producing Italy's finest Prosecco. Third generation and current owner/winemaker Primo Franco is a consummate craftsman, and produces a line of Prosecco that is second to none.

"Rustico" opens with firm bubbles and crisp acidity. Light aromas of banana on the nose lead to fresh pear on the palate.

BTG $6.75 Retail $18.99


Gruner Vetliner


An almost clear light straw yellow in color. Yellow apple and pear fruit on the nose with faint nuances of lentils, asparagus, and tobacco. A straight-line Gruner with grapefruit and white pepper spice on a light-to-medium bodied frame with lively acidity.

BTG $5.75 Retail $14.99



Abruzzo, Italy

Ruby red with garnet reflections, intense and persistent fragrance, fruit (red fruit and prunes) with vanilla nuances. Medium-to-full bodied with a good balance and ready to drink.

BTG $4.75 Retail $11.99



Sicilia, Italy

This well-known international grape thrives in the Sicilian climate. The resulting wine is a concentrated warm red with soft red fruit,

extremely smooth tannin, and lingering herbal elements.

BTG $5.00 Retail $12.99



Campania, Italy

Ruby red in color with violet towards the rim. Shows aromas of red fruit and light vanilla. Full red fruit with hints leather and spice on the palate. Medium-bodied with good acidity,soft tannins and medium oak on the lingering finish.

BTG $6.50 Retail $17.99

Hollywood Vine

2035 Harrison Street

Hollywood, FL 33020


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