Wine-tasting technique demands that you first swirl the glass, then take a sip, and then very slowly dribble wine down your chin so that the rest of your body can taste it. Imbibe elegance with this Groupon.
$39 for Reserve Tasting for Two and Gift Pack of Three Wines ($85 Total Value)
During reserve tastings (a $10 value/person), each visitor tastes at least four wines, with current pours including the 2006 Dussek cabernet sauvignon and the 2010 Kennedy Shah reserve riesling. After the tasting, pairs take home a gift box of three wines (a $65 value) designed with holiday food pairings in mind. The box includes selections such as the 2009 Kennedy Shah tempranillo, with flavors of dark fruit, anise, and coffee, the 2009 Dussek syrah, with a smoky, raspberry aroma and a dark chocolate finish, and the 2009 Kennedy Shah merlot, with hints of ripe cherries and pomegranate and smooth tannins. Groupon customers can also take advantage of a 15% discount on any purchases made the day of their visit.
The Woodhouse Wine Estates
With the help of his uncle Tom Campbell, who just happens to be a seasoned enologist and viticulturist, Bijal Shah and his wife Sinead founded The Woodhouse Wine Estates in 2004. The winery's vintages are brought to life by Jean Claude Beck, whose winemaking genes reach back to Alsace, France, where his family estate has been crafting wine since 1579. The team at Woodhouse focuses on expressing the unique terroir of each grape’s origin, yielding balanced, mature wines marked by full flavors. Inside the tasting room, chandeliers sparkle over a long bar, where visitors can sip pours of any number of select wines.