Friday, September 26, 2014

The Big Crush - Oct 4 & 5

Come celebrate with us... at the BIG CRUSH!
Purchase your tickets now at the special ONLINE price.
(Offer good through Sept. 29th)
42 of Amador's finest  wineries are "rolling out the barrels" just for you! 
Please join us in celebrating the grape harvest of 2014... 

For further details on this exciting event 
and to purchase tickets, please visit:  

 Amador Wine Country...
Just 35 miles east of Sacramento and an easy, 
beautiful drive from Bay Area airports.
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Weekly Wine Deals and Events at Andis!

The End of the Vintage

2011 Mourvedre, Amador County - 6 for $66
Get 6 bottles for only $11/bottle!
Available through the tasting room only.
Offer expires Wednesday October 1st.

Only 5 cases remain, call (209) 245-6177.
"Well structured and soft with a beautifully layered complexity, the 2011 Mourvedre shows aromas of ripe berries and espresso that lead to a wonderful interplay of berry and spice on the palate and a smoky finish. Perfect for the Fall season, pair with grilled sausages, roast turkey, and French onion soup."
- 80% Mourvedre, 20% Syrah, 13.5% alc

Join Us for BIG CRUSH
Saturday & Sunday, Oct 4 & 511am - 4pm
Amador's annual Harvest Festival!
For two days during the heart of the grape harvest season, Amador aficionados can partake of great wine, food, music and watch harvest in action amidst the scenic beauty of Amador Wine Country.
At Andis, munch on pulled pork and curry rice with cranberries, and jam to live music by the Diva Kings both days from 11:30am-3:30pm. We'll have barrel samples of last year's harvest along side freshly fermented 2014 wines, and you can take some home in a refillable 1 Liter Andis carafe.
2010 Painted Fields: 1 case for $75
Andis Sparkling Wine: $1/bottle with any 2-bottle purchase
(available in the tasting room this weekend only)

October 4th & 5th
November 1st
January 24th

WHITE: 2013 Viognier
RED: 2013 Cabernet/Merlot

(209) 245-6177

Andis Wines  I  11000 Shenandoah Road, Plymouth CA 95669  I  I  (209) 245-6177

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

"Save Water, Drink Wine" - AmadorArts' "Winefest" in Sutter Creek - Sat Nov 8

The 17th annual Winefest in Sutter Creek, the popular walk-about wine-tasting event sponsored by AmadorArts, is just around the corner! On Saturday November 8th, stroll historic Main Street while tasting a huge selection of Amador County Wines in Sutter Creek’s shops.  
Guests can check in to pick up their wine glass, wristband and tasting map at the Sutter Creek Auditorium starting at 4:00 pm. Take a look at the silent auctions, one for Art, for Wine and a Table of Premier Gifts and Travel Packages. Start bidding while sampling some early hors d’oeuvres. Then begin your journey from 4:30 -7:00 pm walking up and down the three blocks of historic Main Street visiting 25 shops which each will be offering tastings of a different fine Amador County winery.

At 7:00 pm, return to the Auditorium for the Winefest festive Grand Finale, which will feature live music by guitarists Duncan Herring and Hal Gamble (also the vocalist), desserts and dessert wines, the silent auctions’ final biddings, and the popular Mystery Wine-in-a-Bag Auction. The Winefest event will end at about 8:30 pm.

Advance tickets, now available, are $25 each, or $30 the day of the event at the auditorium starting at 4:00 pm. By using a credit card through , your printed PayPal receipt will be your ticket to save time at the auditorium’s check-in.  These local locations have just received their tickets to sell: Amador Council of Tourism Office in Sutter Hill; Sutter Creek Wine Tasting Shop; Clarks Corner in Ione, Dr.Curry's Dental Office in Plymouth, and Up Country Hardware in Pine Grove.
Proceeds of the 17th annual Winefest provide much-needed funds for arts in education in local schools and in the community. AmadorArts is a non-profit organization that has been serving the county for 32 years. or phone 209-267-9038.

PHOTOS: 1. Each shop on Sutter Creek's historic Main Street will serve one of the fine Amador County Wines;  2. One of the most popular silent auctions is the one where you can bid on bottles of wines; 3. Remember, "Save Water, Drink Wine" and no better place is Winefest to sample them all in one fun evening in Sutter Creek.