Twisted Vine

Weekly Flights

Spring Whites

Cost: $15

3oz pour of each

2013 Eric Kent
Rosè
Sonoma Coast, Ca

By the Glass: $9
By the Bottle: $32

This rosè got a healthy dose of Syrah as well as coastal Pinot Noir, so it's a deeply colored, crisp and delicious rosé for Thai, tacos, ceviché or pizza.

2012 Frias
Sauvignon Blanc
Napa Valley, Ca

By the Glass: $10
By the Bottle: $36

Explosive grapefruit and candied lemon peel on the nose, with hints of guava, fig and gooseberry in the background. On the palate, tangy acidity keeps it lively, while also coating the mouth with the concentration and richness of a round white wine.

2010 Jack Creek
Chardonnay
Templeton, Ca

By the Glass: $12
By the Bottle: $38

Asian pear, pineapple and lemon peel dominate the nose and palate of this wine. no malo-lactic fermentation, and small amounts of oak help round it out.

Red Flight

Cost: $18

3oz pour of each

2011 Folkway
“Revelator”
Santa Lucia Highlands, Ca

By the Glass: $12
By the Bottle: $38

With excellent balance and a long finish, the palate deftly layers complex flavors of brown sugar, black olives, black pepper and cherries. 48% Merlot, 46% Cabernet Franc, 6% Cabernet Sauvignon.

2010 Ancient Peaks
“Renagade”
Paso Robles, Ca

By the Glass: $12
By the Bottle: $38

Loaded with generous dark fruit aromas accompanied by notes of blueberry, violets, toasty oak and smoked bacon. 51% Syrah, 25% Malbec, 24% Petit Verdot.

2010 Megahertz
Cabernet Sauvignon
Napa Valley, Ca

By the Glass: $14
By the Bottle: $45

Crafted by one of our favorite winemakers, Aaron Pott. The 2010 Cabernet Sauvignon Megahertz is sweet, rich, round and inviting. It reveals lovely depth in its expressive red fruit, with spices, mint and French oak nuances that develop in the glass.

Big Guns

Cost: $35

3oz pour of each

2008 Herrera
Pinot Noir “Esmeralda”
Russian River

By the Glass: $25
By the Bottle: $80

Made by Rolando Herrera who was cellar master for seven years at Stags’ Leap Wine Cellars and director of winemaking for Paul Hobbs. 100 cases produced.

2010 Robert Foley
Merlot
Napa Valley

By the Glass: $22
By the Bottle: $68

When Robert Foley was the winemaker for Pride Mountain on Spring Mountain, he was known for crafting Merlot for Cabernet drinkers. So it should come as no surprise that his own Merlot can be described in the same manner!

2010 Dancing Hares
“Mad Hatter”
Napa Valley

By the Glass: $20
By the Bottle: $65

Fruit-driven aromas as the wine reveals itself, showing intense structure and weight on the palate. 82% Cabernet Sauvignon, 9% Merlot, 7% Cabernet Franc, 2% Petit Verdot.

Rogue Brewing - Newport, Oregon

Cost: $12

5oz pour of each

Lost Abbey
Devotion Golden Ale
San Marcos, Ca

By the Glass: $7

Rumor is some monks love these hops and being surrounded by budding yellow aromas and the leafy pungent fields inspires them. Since we weren’t sensible enough to locate our brewery near hop fields, we can only offer this blond ale in celebration of our Abbey brethren and their steadfast Devotion. 6.25%ABV

Brash
Wheat IPA
Ipswich, Massachusetts

By the Glass: $8

It is deep honey in color with a malty aroma, rich hearty flavor and a well balanced finish. Dead Guy is created from Northwest Harrington, Klages, Maier Munich and Carastan malts, along with Perle and Saaz Hops. 6.6%ABV

He’Brew
Rejewvenator Abbey Dubbel
Clifton Park, NY

By the Glass: $12

How better to celebrate the evolution of the year than with recipes inspired by generations of the original craft beer warriors, the Monks! Top with a healthy dose of Shmaltz and witness the rebirth of Rejewvenator! 8%ABV