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Spring Wine Blitz Preview (Tasting I)

It's that time of year! Bi-Rite Market's Spring Wine Blitz is here.

Join us at 18 Reasons for the Blitz Preview and taste over 20 bottles of Trac and Co.'s favorite wine! At this event, you will receive 20% off orders of 12 bottles or more; orders must be made night of the 18 Reasons tasting.

For tickets to the second tasting (7-8pm), please click here.

$20.00

Tasting Seminar: The New California

California wine is changing quickly. Since we started offering this class two years ago, numerous new producers have entered the market. Many in this generation of winemakers are large farming organically, fermenting with native yeast, and using minimal sulfur; pure expressions of terroir, they have captivated the attention of wine drinkers from around the world.

$55.00

Tasting Seminar: The New France

For centuries, France has been at the vanguard of winemaking and the 21st century is no exception. While many of the current trends started in the 1980's and 1990's, sustainable, organic, biodynamic and viticulture, integrated pest control, minimal intervention and other production techniques have taken French vineyards by storm. San Francisco Examiner wine columnist Pamela Busch will lead this tasting and discussion, along with a few special guests.
 

$55.00

Wine Appreciation: Palate Development With Oliver McCrum, Part II

Novice and wine experts alike, take your wine knowledge to the next level with this two-part course taught by wine importer and expert Oliver McCrum. By looking at wine from a structural standpoint and learning how acid, tannin, sweetness, and alcohol interplay in wine, we will begin to better understand our own palates and the components that make each wine unique. At the second class we will learn how to identify flaws in wine and learn that some flaws are acceptable and even welcome up to a certain threshold unique to each wine drinker.

$60.00

Wine Appreciation: Palate Development With Oliver McCrum, Part I

Novice and wine experts alike, take your wine knowledge to the next level with this two-part course taught by wine importer and expert Oliver McCrum. By looking at wine from a structural standpoint and learning how acid, tannin, sweetness, and alcohol interplay in wine, we will begin to better understand our own palates and the components that make each wine unique. At the second class we will learn how to identify flaws in wine and learn that some flaws are acceptable and even welcome up to a certain threshold unique to each wine drinker.

$60.00

Beer Workshop: Dark Beer

Not only is dark beer is delicious, but it's historically important and scientifically complex. Dark malts offer beer incredible depth and malt nuance, contributing caramels, Maillard flavors, bitterness, acidity, astringency, and affecting minerality. Oh, and did we mention they're delicious?

$45.00

Bi-Rite Winter Wine Blitz Preview (Tasting II)

Join Trac Le and the rest of the Bi-Rite wine crew for a one-night preview of their Winter Wine Blitz selections; taste over 25 of their favorite wines!

At this event, you will receive 20% off orders of 12 bottles or more; orders must be made night of the 18 Reasons tasting.

For tickets to the first tasting (6-87pm), please click here.

$20.00

Bi-Rite Winter Wine Blitz Preview (Tasting I)

Join Trac Le and the rest of the Bi-Rite wine crew for a one-night preview of their Winter Wine Blitz selections; taste over 25 of their favorite wines!

At this event, you will receive 20% off orders of 12 bottles or more; orders must be made night of the 18 Reasons tasting.

For tickets to the second tasting (7-8pm), please click here.

$20.00

Bubbly on a Budget

Gone are the days when you had to spend a lot of money to get a decent bottle of bubbly. Today, there are fantastic pétillants, Proseccos, and others sparkling wines that are affordable and eminently drinkable. And, if nothing but Champagne will do, some grower producers are making delicious, modestly priced juice.

Led by Pamela Busch, this two hour tasting seminar will explore the best-value bottles of bubbly. Cheers!

 

$55.00

Tasting Seminar: The Elements of Cava

Cava made it's mark as a cheap replacement for Champagne. As a result, cava now struggles with a widespread image problem. We want to change that!

$55.00

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