Drinking wine can help friends reconnect or surgeons take the edge off before an important operation. Explore the various uses of wine with today’s Groupon: for $20, you get $40 worth of wine and a complimentary wine tasting for one at Vintage Wine Estates.
Vintage Wine Estates’ tasting room parades potables from various artisan wineries in a stucco oasis overlooking the historic plaza in downtown Healdsburg. The highly knowledgeable staff will create a customized tasting menu, culling samples from a variety of local wineries in the Vintage Wine Estates family, preparing palates to choose wine with confidence. Choice bottles for sale include a 2009 Freestone Hills pinot noir from Sonoma Coast Vineyards, a garnet wine with flavors of dark black cherry and black raspberry with hints of spice and forest-floor aromatics ($40). The 2008 Dry Creek Valley zinfandel from Windsor Sonoma Winery ($22) regales olfactory senses with hints of raspberry, cassis, and astronaut ice cream.
For over 50 years, Windsor Vineyards has been producing award-winning wines for every occasion. In keeping with its tradition of personally hand-writing custom labels on their wines, today, customers are invited to add their own special message or greeting. Wine clubs grant customers a vine-sourced passport to a world of varietals, shipping bottles throughout the year.