24. April 2020 - 19:00 till 21:00
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Thief Wine's Spring Grand Tasting - General Admission | Thief Wine Shop & Bar | Friday, 24. April 2020

Thief Wine is thrilled to present our annual Spring Grand Tasting, a fantastic walk-around tasting event that past Grand Tasting attendees called "the best wine event they've ever attended." The details of the event are:
What: A walk-around wine tasting featuring more than 120 delicious and distinctive fine wines from around the world, with almost all wines in the $15-$50 per bottle price range. All wines will be selected by Thief Wine and reflect our focus of artisanal, high-value, terroir-driven selections (i.e., not the mass-production wines you see at most large wine tastings). Light snacks (cheese, bread, crackers, fruit, etc.) will be provided, and there will be live music for ambience. To ensure attendees have the best possible experience and prevent overcrowding, tickets are limited.
There are two ticket levels, and both are all-inclusive - once you get a glass, you're welcome to sample whatever you'd like. To be quite honest, it's an embarrassment of riches (if we're going to put on a large tasting, we're going to do it right), so you'll want to pace yourself and be smart.
General Admission ($65 + fees, tax included) includes admission from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m., with the chance to sample and enjoy the 120+ wines, grouped among roughly 16 tables. Tickets are limited to 125. It's pretty awesome.
Reserve Level ($95 + fees, tax included) includes earlier access to the event, with entry at 5:30 p.m., a more intimate experience (tickets are limited to 75), and 15+ additional, higher-end wines - in addition to the wines that will be poured throughout the entire event, each pouring station will have an additional luxury-level wine that they will be pouring for the reserve level only. General Admission event hours are included in the Reserve Level ticket. Even more awesome. 
How: Easy. At the door you'll get a glass (that's yours to keep!) and a tasting sheet. The wines are grouped in tables around the venue, and you can sample whatever you'd like! No additional costs or tasting coupons needed. We'll even send out the list of wines sorted by table in advance so you can see what will be where and plan your tasting strategy to maximize the experience. 
Where: Milwaukee Public Market Palm Garden, Second Floor
TICKETS To ensure attendees have the best possible experience, tickets are limited. Tickets are $65 + fees inclusive for the General Admission level and $95 + fees inclusive for the Reserve Level. Each ticket includes a Riedel wine glass for you to keep.
THE WINES Although the format is similar as previous tastings, the wines will be completely different, so if you've been before and loved it you'll want to come again! As always, all wines will be available for purchase at special event-only pricing. We'll be choosing the wines much closer to the event, but to give you an idea of what to expect here's what we poured at our Fall 2019 Grand Tasting!
Domaine Ste. Michelle NV Brut, Columbia Valley WashingtonHalcyon 2017 Blanc de Franc, Central Coast CaliforniaMarques de Gelida 2016 Brut Reserva Rosé, Cava SpainMestres 2015 "Coupage" Reserva Brut Rosé, Cava SpainMont-Marcal NV Brut Reserva, Cava SpainGemma Rubia NV Amabile, Lambrusco ItalyMajolini 2009 Brut, Franciacorta ItalyMillenio 2017 Prosecco, Venteo ItalyDomaine Collin NV Cremant de Limoux, Languedoc FranceDomaine Rolet Père & Fils 2013 Brut, Crémant du Jura FranceDrappier NV Brut, Champagne FranceFrancois Montand NV Brut Rosé, FranceJJ Vincent NV Cremant de Bourgogne, Burgundy FranceLa Bulle du Facteur NV Petillant Naturel Rosé, Loire Valley FranceLes Tetes NV “Tete Au Bois Dormant” Brut, Loire Valley FranceBleasdale NV Brut Sparkling Shiraz, Australia
Altxerri 2018 Taxkolina Rosé, SpainDomaine Lafage 2018 “Miraflors” Rosé, Côtes Catalanes FranceHofer 2018 Rosé, Weinviertel Austria
Chalk Hill 2017 Estate Sauvignon Blanc, Chalk Hill CaliforniaDelille 2016 "Chaleur" Blanc, Columbia Valley WashingtonErath 2017 Pinot Gris, OregonFarm 2018 Chardonnay, Napa Valley CaliforniaField Recordings 2018 "Hock" White Blend, CaliforniaFolkway 2017 "Deviator" Semillon / Sauvignon Blanc, California Inizi 2018 Friulano, North Coast CaliforniaK Vintners 2015 "Sixto" Chardonnay, Columbia Valley WashingtonK Vintners 2018 Viognier, Walla Walla WashingtonMadelyn 2018 White Cuvee, Napa Valley CaliforniaMatthiasson 2017 White Blend, Napa Valley CaliforniaRed Newt 2017 "Circle" Riesling, Finger Lakes New YorkRoth Estate 2016 Chardonnay, Sonoma CaliforniaSubstance 2016 Sauvignon Blanc, Columbia Valley WashingtonSteiner Schernelz 2018 Chasselas, Bielersee SwitzerlandBengoetxe 2018 Txakolina, SpainManeul Cantalapiedra 2018 "Liriondo" Verdejo, Rueda SpainNeboa 2018 Albariño, Rias Biaxas SpainOstatu 2018 Blanco, Rioja SpainBrew Cru 2018 Chardonnay, Walker Bay South AfricaFalse Bay 2019 "Windswept" Sauvignon Blanc, Coastal Region South AfricaNortico 2018 Alvarinho, Minho PortugalAuntsfield 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough New ZealandEsk Valley 2018 Sauvignon Blanc, Marlborough New ZealandAzienda Agricola Pratello 2018 Turbiana, Lugana ItalyCastella della Salla 2018 "Bramito" Chardonnay, Umbria ItalyLa Scolca 2018 Gavi, Piedmont ItalyLageder 2018 "Porer" Pinot Grigio, Alto Adige ItalyTenuta Valforte 2018 Pecorino, Abruzzo ItalyG.A. Schneider 2017 "Niersteiner Paterberg" Riesling Kabinett, Mosel GermanySchmitt Sohne 2015 Piesporter Michelberg Auslese Riesling, Mosel GermanyBerthier 2017 Blanc, Coteaux du Giennois, FranceBurrier 2016 "Chateau de Beauregard" Pouilly Fuisse, Burgundy FranceDomaine Andre Bonhomme 2017 Vire Clesse, Burgundy FranceDomaine Gassier 2018 Embruns de Viognier, FranceLouis Jadot 2017 "Clos de Malte Blanc, Santenay FranceTrimbach 2016 Riesling, Alsace FranceVignerons Reunis 2016 Blanc, Bourgogne FranceAigner 2018 Grüner Veltliner, Kremstal AustriaFrischengruber 2017 "Steiger" Grüner Veltliner, Lower AustriaAlpha Box & Dice 2018 "Tarot" Pinot Gris, Adelaide Hills AustraliaDandelion 2018 Riesling, Eden Valley AustraliaYering Station 2017 Chardonnay, Yarra Valley AustraliaBodega Colome 2017 Torrontes, Salta Argentina
8 Years in the Desert 2017 Red Blend, CaliforniaAlexandria Nicole 2015 "Alderdale" Cabernet Sauvignon, Columbia Valley WashingtonCaparone 2014 Zinfandel, Paso Robles CaliforniaCapiaux 2016 "Chimera" Pinot Noir, Russian River Valley CaliforniaCasa Smith 2016 “Cervo” Barbera, Columbia Valley WashingtonDesparada 2017 "Suitor" Red Blend, Santa Barbara CalfiorniaEtude 2016 "Lyric" Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara CaliforniaField Recordings 2018 "Caloroso", Paso Robles CaliforniaForlorn Hope 2016 “Ost Intrigen” St. Laurent, Carneros CaliforniaFour Graces 2017 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley OregonFoxen 2016 Pinot Noir, Santa Barbara CaliforniaGoldeneye 2017 Pinot Noir, Anderson Valley CaliforniaHollyhock Lodge 2018 Gamay Noir, Central Coast CaliforniaHubba Wines 2017 "Dreamland" Grenache / Cabernet Sauvignon, CaliforniaInizi 2016 "High Jump" Red Blend, North Coast CaliforniaInscription 2018 Pinot Noir, Willamette Valley OregonIntrinsic 2016 Red Blend, Horse Heaven Hills WashingtonJohan 2016 Blaufrankisch, Willamette Valley OregonJonata 2013 "Todos" Red Blend, Ballard Canyon CaliforniaK Vintners 2016 "Roma" Cabernet Sauvignon / Syrah, Wahluke Slope WashingtonK Vintners 2016 "River Rock" Syrah, Wahluke Slope WashingtonLeviathan 2015 Red Blend, CaliforniaMalvira 2005 "Trinita" Reserva Nebbiolo, Roero ItalyPopulis 2018 “Wabi-Sabi”, Mendocino CaliforniaProvenance 2016 "Deadeye" Red Blend, Napa Valley CaliforniaRavines 2014 Pinot Noir, Finger Lakes New YorkStolpman 2015 "La Cuadrilla" Red Blend, CaliforniaSubstance 2016 "Powerline" Cabernet Sauvignon, Wahluke Slope WashingtonAlto Moncayo 2016 "Veraton" Garnacha, Campo de Boja SpainBodega Muriel 2006 Gran Reserva, Rioja SpainCarlos Serres 2008 Gran Reserva, Rioja SpainFrontonio 2016 "Telescopico" Carignan, Aragon SpainVina Reboreda 2017 Mencia, Bierzo SpainVina Somoza 2016 "Via XVIII" Red Blend, Valdeorras SpainArendsig 2017 Shiraz, Robertson South AfricaArendsig 2018 "Inspirational Batch #8" Pinotage, Robertson South AfricaBenguela Cove 2017 "Moody Lagoon" Red Blend, Walker Bay South AfricaSpioenkop 2017 "1900" Pinot Noir, Elgin South AfricaWaterkloof 2015 "Circumstance" Cabernet Sauvignon, Stellenbosch South AfricaQuinta de Cabriz 2014 Red Blend, Dao PortugalBaroni Capoano 2015 Rosso Classico, Cirò ItalyFontanafredda 2014 Barbaresco, Piedmont ItalyI Pentri 2011 Piedirosso, Campania ItalyLa Braccesca Sabazio 2018 Rosso di Montepulciano, Tuscany ItalyPassi di Orma 2016 Red Blend, Bolgheri ItalyPodere Il Palazzino 2015 "Argenina", Chianti Classico ItalyPra 2018 "Morandina" Valpolicella, Veneto ItalyPrunotto 2017 "Fiulot" Barbera d'Asti, Piedmont ItalyRocche Costamagna 2014 Barolo, Piedmont ItalyTenuta di Nozzole 2016 Riserva, Chianti Classico ItalyVia Botte 2013 "44" Amarone, Veneto ItalyVino Lauria 2017 Frappato, Sicily ItalyAntonin Guyon 2012 Beaune Clos de la Chaume, Burgundy FranceChateau Castagnac 2016 Rouge, Bordeaux FranceChateau de la Chaize 2014 Brouilly, Beaujolais FranceChateau Haut Beausejour 2015 St. Estephe, Bordeaux FranceChateau La Croix Romane 2015 Lalande de Pomerol, Bordeaux FranceChateau Trignon 2013 Rasteau, Rhone Valley FranceDomaine Bila Haut “L’Esquerda” Rouge, Cotes de Roussillon FranceDomaine Prieur Brunet 2017 "Maladiere" Santenay, Burgundy FranceDomaine Rolet Père & Fils 2016 Poulsard, Arbois FranceMas De Sainte Croix 2016 Cotes du Rhone, FrancePicque-Caillou 2016 Pessac-Leognan, Bordeaux FranceYves Cuilleron 2017 Syrah, Northern Rhone FranceFirst Drop 2017 "Mother's Milk" Shiraz, Barossa AustraliaTait 2014 "Border Crossing" Shiraz, Barossa AustraliaYaucoubian 2016 "Sarpina" Red Blend, ArmeniaAltocedro 2017 Red Blend, La Consulta, ArgentinaBodega Colome 2015 "Estate" Malbec, Salta Argentina Zuccardi 2015 "Tito" Red Blend, Uco Valley Argentina