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One of the most serious English Sparkling producers. This historic estate has been in the Goring family since 1743. The tiny 16-acre vineyard is close-planted on a steep south-facing chalk escarpment described as 'similar to the Côte des Blancs' in Champagne. The fruit is picked very selectively with quality being the absolute focus. The grapes are pressed gently using a traditional Coquard press. After three years on the lees this wine, composed of 45% Pinot Noir, 33% Chardonnay & 22% Pinot Meunier, is hand disgorged and balanced with a minimal dosage of just 4g/L. It has a fine counterbalance between toasty richness and power from the wines élevage in Burgundian French Oak barrels, with racy acidity, tension and a focused chalky minerality.

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We host regular weekly and Saturday wine tastings in each K&L location.

For the complete calendar, including lineups and additional details related to our events, visit our K&L Local Events on KLWines.com or follow us on Facebook.  

 

Free Spirits Tastings at K&L! Now that we have our license for spirits tastings in Redwood City and San Francisco, we’re excited to host regular free spirits tastings in those locations.  Check the Spirits Journal for an updated tasting schedule.

All tastings will feature different products from the Spirits Department and take place on Wednesdays in Redwood City and San Francisco. Visit our events page on Facebook or the K&L Spirits Journal for more information.

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Thursday
Jan062011

Beer Tastings This Weekend

Attention beer fans: Set your DVRs to record Saturday's first NFL playoff games and come down to K&L Hollywood or K&L Redwood City for a beer tasting extravaganza! Our beer guys, Steve Greer and Bryan Brick, have each put together a tasting to highlight some newly-arrived wintry brews that promise to warm you up from the inside out. If you can't make it, click on the links below, invite some buddies over and set up your own tasting at home.

In Hollywood (3-5:30 p.m.) - selections are subject to change

Einbecker Schwarzbier, Germany

Amager Bryghus "Julebryg" Danish Holiday Ale, Denmark

Telegraph Brewing Company Winter Ale Brewed with Spices and Chili Peppers, California

Stone "Lucky Bastard" Strong Ale, California

2001 George Gale & Company Ltd "Gale's Prize" Old Ale, England

2005 George Gale & Company Ltd "Gale's Prize" Old Ale, England

Oy Sinebyrchoff Ab "Sinebrychoff" Baltic Porter, Finland

Grand Teton Brewing Cellar Reserve "Black Cauldron" Imperial Stout, Wyoming

Brouwerij De Dolle "Special Extra Export" Stout, Belgium

Avery Brewing Company "The Beast" Grand Cru, Colorado

Aecht Schlenkerla "Oak Smoke" Rauchbier, Germany

 

In Redwood City (1-4 p.m.) - selections are subject to change

North Coast Brewing "Old Stock-Brewers Reserve" Old Ale, California

De Struise Brouwers "Tsjeeses Reserva" Belgian X-Mas Ale, Belgium

Hair of the Dog "Doggie Claws" Barleywine, California

Nøgne-Ø/Jolly Pumpking/Stone "Special Holiday Ale"

Mikkeller "From/To" Christmas Porter, Denmark

Mikkeller "From/Via/To" Christmas Porter, Denmark

Brouwerij De Ranke "Pere Noel" Strong Pale Ale, Belgium

RCH Brewery "Ale Mary" Winter Seasonal Ale, England

Klosterbrauerei Weissenohe "Monk's Christmas" Bock, Germany

Midnight Sun "Cohoho" Imperia IPA Brewed with Brown Sugar and Honey, Alaska

Firestone Walker "XIV" Anniversary Ale

Leah Greenstein

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Reader Comments (1)

Sounds incredible, Steve. Hope we can make it. Any chance you can set up a TV in the tasting room?
January 6, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterNeal

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