Sep
28
Thu
An Evening of South African Wines @ Hicks Fine Wines
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

South Africa is a wine region caught on the edge of being between both Old World and New World in style. It’s a forgotten category, but there are some amazing producers and wines from the category, and if you’ve ever been curious as to the quality, come and join Tara of Lanigan and Edwards as she brings us a vast array of grapes and styles from the Cape wine growing area of South Africa. You’ll be amazed and delighted, and we’re sure you will not be disappointed with this tasting! Seats are limited, so call or email the store to book your spot in this tasting!

Sep
29
Fri
Crimson Wine Imports Bar Pour
Sep 29 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bar Pours give you a chance to taste 2-4 products being poured by the Distributor/Importer who represents these products. Feel free to come in during the time indicated to have a taste and sip while you shop.

Sep
30
Sat
Iberian Tastes Bar Pour
Sep 30 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bar Pours give you a chance to taste 2-4 products being poured by the Distributor/Importer who represents these products. Feel free to come in during the time indicated to have a taste and sip while you shop. The name says it all: Iberia. Nothing but wine from Spain and/or Portugal and amazing wine at that. Come and check it out!

Oct
6
Fri
Summit/Beerthirst Bar Pours
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bar Pours give you a chance to taste 2-4 products being poured by the Distributor/Importer who represents these products. Feel free to come in during the time indicated to have a taste and sip while you shop. We’re trying something new this year: Wine AND Beer!  Maybe you don’t like beer but wouldn’t mind trying some? Or leery about trying wine without tasting it first if you prefer beer? Now you can try BOTH!  Both Amy and Brandon will be on hand to give you a taste of something new! Come join us!

Oct
7
Sat
Enotri Wine Marketing Bar Pour
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bar Pours give you a chance to taste 2-4 products being poured by the Distributor/Importer who represents these products. Feel free to come in during the time indicated to have a taste and sip while you shop. I may be biased, but this is perhaps one of the best portfolios in the city, so come and try some amazing wine with Valerie as your hostess!

Oct
13
Fri
Iberian Tastes/Yukon Brewing & Spirits Bar Pour
Oct 13 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Bar Pours give you a chance to taste 2-4 products being poured by the Distributor/Importer who represents these products. Feel free to come in during the time indicated to have a taste and sip while you shop. Beer. wine and spirits join up once again in this duo tasting of Jenni who will be back with Iberian Tastes and Dave will sample some beer and a pretty amazing Canadian single malt whiskey made in Yukon. Come join us!

Oct
20
Fri
Learning About Sherry – Tasting Event with Maria Alvear @ Hicks Fine Wines
Oct 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Ever really wondered what Sherry is all about? For some of us, it can only be Harvey’s Bristol Cream – something our grandmother’s used to drink as their nightcap! But it’s so much more than that, and a category that has been steadily on the incline!

Maria AlvearJoin Hicks Fine Wines, Pacific Wine and Spirits and special guest Maria Alvear, of Alvear Sherry as she walks us through how sherry is made, the different styles and grapes used, along with six different sherries for you to taste and learn about! This is a rare opportunity to learn about the sherry category and you won’t want to miss it! Only 16 spots available at $30 per person, this will be an incredible experience! Call or email the store to book your spot! You won’t be disappointed!

About Maria Alvear:

Qualifications

Executive Master in Marketing and Sales, ESADE, Madrid, 2014

Advance Certificate in Wine & Spirits, WSET School, London, 2002

International Trade and Commerce, Berkeley University, California, 2000

Bachelor of Business Administration; University of Seville, 1999

Professional Experience

2004-Present: BODEGAS ALVEAR, Export and Marketing Manager

2003-2004: GONZÁLEZ BYASS DE MEXICO SA DE CV. Brand Manager

2002-2003: WINES FROM SPAIN DEPARTMENT, Spanish Commercial Office, London.

I Enjoy travelling, getting to know different people and different cultures, food and wine in good company, being with my family in our house in the country fields in Extremadura, riding, reading, photography and art.

Nov
18
Sat
Renaissance/Nobilis Bar Pour
Nov 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Bar Pours give you a chance to taste 2-4 products being poured by the Distributor/Importer who represents these products. Feel free to come in during the time indicated to have a taste and sip while you shop. Another great couple of portfolios to sample wine from!

Nov
23
Thu
Wines to Warm From the Inside Out @ Hicks Fine Wines
Nov 23 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Now that the cold weather is starting to come, it’s time to switch from those light, fresh patio whites to some rich, bold reds that are perfect for sipping in front of the fireplace when the wind is howling outside! Join Marcia J. Hamm, Hicks Fine Wines General Manager as she guides you through a tasting of wines that will warm you from the inside out! Many countries will be involved, but the main theme will be BIG and BOLD! More details as time gets closer but if you are interested in this tasting, please call or email the store to book your spot today!

Dec
7
Thu
Hicks Fine Wines Annual Christmas Open House @ Hicks Fine Wines
Dec 7 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

It’s the event of the year and the one that we all wait for…stay tuned for more details, but I guarantee you won’t want to miss this! We give you a glass, then you taste, and you will taste some of the most interesting and trendy wines in our market today!