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Winter Warmers

Thursday, January 8
In the dead middle of winter, we tend to look to wines that will warm us up and put some color in our cheeks. We'll be tasting a hearty line-up of rich and spicy wines to enjoy by the fireplace. Tickets $10 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Binology 101: The Basics of Wine Tasting

Saturday, January 10
We look at the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals and explain the terminology and techniques of wine tasting and learn how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine. Tickets are $29.

Merlot Mania

Thursday, January 15
One of the most widely planted varietals in the world; Merlot deserves our full attention tonight. Capable of pleasure bent concentration and restrained finesse we will highlight some of out favorite examples of this wonderful grape.
Tickets $10 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Binology 102: A Guide to Food and Wine Pairing

Saturday, January 17
Matching the right wine with the right dish is an invaluable skill. We'll explain which wines pair best with which cuisine, and why. Learn to expand your tasting horizons, not to mention impress your next dinner date!
Tickets are $39.

Customer Picks

Thursday, January 22
Let's start the New Year off right and let us know what you like! You've been to enough wine tastings to know a little bit about what you like...so this week, here's to you! Check out our Facebook page and "like" the selections we've posted. The top 8 highest ranking wines win. You ask for it; we'll open it! Tickets $19 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Binology 103: Rioja

Saturday, January 24
Spain's most important wine region is best known for it's earthy, ageworthy reds. However, with an oenological history dating back to the Pheonicians, change has been a constant in Rioja. The region's evolution over the last several decades has resulted in a multitude of different styles, all fighting to answer that complicated question: "What is Rioja?" We'll delve into the realm of traditional, as well as the modern - and even explore some white wines along the way! . Tickets are $39.

Winter White-out

Thursday, January 29
Just because it is winter doesn't mean that you can't drink whites. We will be tasting some fabulous hearty whites that will pair perfectly with your Winter comfort food. Tickets are $10 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Wine 101: The Basics of Wine Tasting

Saturday, January 31
We look at the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals and explain the terminology and techniques of wine tasting and learn how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine. Tickets are $29.

Binology 101: The Basics of Wine Tasting

Saturday, January 31
We look at the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals and explain the terminology and techniques of wine tasting and learn how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine.
Tickets are $29.

Top Wines Under $20

Thursday, February 5
Who said you had to break the bank for a great bottle of wine. This Thursday we will share some of our favorite bargains and more everyday wines that drink well above their price point.
Tickets $10 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Wine & Chocolate Tasting

Thursday, February 12
Treat your sweetie to a chocolate-centric wine tasting this Valentine's Day. We'll be pouring both sweet and dry wines that just beg for the rich and roasted flavors of chocolate.
2-4pm
Tickets $19 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Binology 103: Dessert Wines

Saturday, February 14
What better way to spend Valentines' Day with your sweetheart than exploring the rich and delicious world of Dessert Wines with your tour guides at the Bin. We will look in depth at how these luscious wines are crafted, the regions from which they come, and the varietals used. Look to taste Sherry, Port, Banyuls and the queen of dessert wines, Sauternes. Tickets are $39.

Chinese New Year

Thursday, February 19

6-8pm

Gung Hei Fat Choy! Today is Chinese New Year! Traditionally, festivities for this holiday last fifteen whole days; while you may not have two weeks to spare, an evening or two tucked in with takeout and a good bottle of wine is definitely a worthy celebration. But what to drink? Wines with delicate touches of fruity sweetness balance out spiciness without overwhelming the palate with sticky sugar and bring out the best in many Asian foods. Come join us as we explore some off-dry whites as well as a few reds that will bring in the New Year just right! Tickets are $10 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Pacific Northwest Wines

Thursday, February 26
These states may be neighbors, but the micro-climates of their wine regions are actually quite different. Eastern Washington's dry, harsh climate produces concentrated Merlots and Cabernets, while Oregon's major wine regions, due to their similarity to Burgundy, produce world class Pinot Noirs and elegant white wines. Tickets $19 with $10 credit towards tasted wines

Binology 101: The Basics of Wine Tasting

Saturday, February 28
We look at the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals and explain the terminology and techniques of wine tasting and learn how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine. Tickets are $29.

All Things Pinot

Thursday, March 5
One of the most highly mutative family of grape varieties, Pinots come in a range of light to rich whites and delicate to voluptuous reds. We will reunite the extremely diverse group of wines that share the Pinot name from wine regions all over the world. Tickets are $10 with $10 credit towards tasted wines.

Binology 102: A Guide to Food and Wine Pairing

Saturday, March 7
Matching the right wine with the right dish is an invaluable skill. We'll explain which wines pair best with which cuisine, and why. Learn to expand your tasting horizons, not to mention impress your next dinner date! Tickets are $39.

Staff Picks

Thursday, March 12
BIN 201's staff members are renowned for their great taste and this is their chance to prove it to you by selecting their favorites from our shelves. A fun, eclectic tasting showcasing a variety of styles (just like us!) Tickets are $10 with $10 store credit toward tasted wines.

Rite of Spring: Riesling Tasting

Thursday, March 19
Riesling, one of the most underappreciated & mispronounced white grapes, can range from dry to sweet. Light-bodied, and both intensely flavorful yet delicate and mineral laden, these charming wines will leave a smile on your lips as you welcome the warmer weather. Tickets are $10 with $10 store credit towards tasted wines.

Mediterranean Escape

Thursday, March 26
Get transported to the sunlit Mediterranean shores with wines styled to compliment this unique and varied climate. Influencing some of the world’s most important wine producing countries, we will be tasting wines from Italy, Spain, France, Greece, and more!

Binology 101: The Basics of Wine Tasting

Saturday, March 28
We look at the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals and explain the terminology and techniques of wine tasting and learn how to recognize the subtle and subjective flavors of wine. Tickets are $29.
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THIS WEEK

Thursday, January 8

Winter Warmers

In the dead middle of winter, we tend to look to wines that will warm us up and put some color in our... Read More

Saturday, January 10

Binology 101: The Basics of Wine Tasting

We look at the typical characteristics of popular grape varietals and explain the terminology and... Read More

Thursday, January 15

Merlot Mania

One of the most widely planted varietals in the world; Merlot deserves our full attention tonight.... Read More
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New Arrival

2012 Lenne "LeNez" Pinot Noir, Yamhill-Carlton

$34.99/bottle or $349.90/case of 12

Soft and rich, the 2012 vintage in Oregon's Willamette Valley produced wines with generous fruit profiles and immediate accessibility. Deftly balanced, concentrated flavors of plum, black cherry, anise and mocha are beautifully woven together before pleasant mid-palate grip and a lingering, fine-grained tannic structure round things out.