Wine & Beer Events, March 13-22
Friday, 3/13, 6-8 p.m., The Jug Shop (1590 Pacific): tasting of eight Scottish beers from BrewDog, $15.
Saturday, 3/14, 2-5 p.m., CAV (1666 Market): tasting with Axel Stieglmar of Juris (Burgenland, Austria).
Saturday, 3/14, noon-3 p.m., K&L (638 4th St): tasting of wines from "ultrasmall boutique producers."
Saturday, 3/14, 1-4 p.m., Wine Club (953 Harrison): tasting with Claire Forestier of Terres d'Aromes (Cote d'Or, Burgundy).
Saturday, 3/14, 2-5 p.m., Arlequin Wine Merchant (384 Hayes): Martine's Wines portfolio tasting with winemakers Rémy Gresser of Domaine Rémy Gresser (Alsace), Julien Brocard of Domaine Brocard (Chablis), Julie Gonet-Medeville of Respide-Medeville (Graves), Xavier Gonet of Gonet-Medeville (Champagne), Sebastian Gay of Domaine Michel Gay et Fils (Burgundy), and Arnuad Mortet of Denis Mortet (Burgundy), $25.
Saturday, 3/14, 5-7 p.m., The Jug Shop (1590 Pacific): Pinot Noir tasting with Jordan Mackay, author of Passion for Pinot: A Journey Through America's Pinot Noir Country, featuring Sonoma Coast Vineyards, WillaKenzie Estate, Gainey Vineyard, and Clos Pegase Mitsuko's Vineyard, $5 (reservations required)
Monday, 3/16, 7pm, Incanto (1550 Church): four-course dinner with Mario Bollag of Terralsole (Montalcino) featuring 2001, 2002, & 2004 Brunellos, $125
Tuesday, 3/17, 4:30-7:30pm, Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant (1 Ferry Bldg.): Pinot Noir flight with Ken Wright of Ken Wright Cellars (Oregon) in person
Thursday, 3/19, 4:30-6:30pm, K&L (638 4th St): Uvaggio, details TBA
Thursday, 3/19, 6-8pm, Arlequin Wine Merchant (384 Hayes): terroir-driven wines from Champagne, Burgundy, and Languedoc from Beaune Imports, $15
Thursday, 3/19, 7-9pm, 18 Reasons (593 Guerrero): Iberian sparkling wines and tapas with Kevin Hogan of Spanish Table, $10 (members $5)
Friday, 3/20, 4-6:30pm, Wine Club (953 Harrison): Chardonnay tasting, details TBA
Saturday, 3/14, noon-3pm, K&L (638 4th St): tasting of 2006 Bordeaux
Saturday, 3/21, 1-4pm, Wine Club (953 Harrison): tasting of 2005 Bordeaux, details TBA
Saturday, 3/14, 2-5:30pm, SF Wine Trading Co. (250 Taraval): tasting of Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, and Pinot Noir wines, $10
Saturday, 3/21, 6pm, The Presidio Log Cabin (1299 Storey Av): Rhone Rangers winemaker reception, tasting of library wines, and three-course dinner catered by The Girl & the Fig, tickets $125
Sunday, 3/22, 2-5pm, Festival Pavilion, Fort Mason: Twelfth Annual Rhone Rangers Grand Tasting includes 125+ wineries pouring 500+ Rhone-style wines, 35+ food booths, and a silent auction, tickets $65
Sunday, 3/22, 2-6pm, Terroir (1116 Folsom): art & trunk show with jewelry, art, photography, hats, toys and more by 11 local designers
Sunday, 3/22, 3-5pm, Bar Bambino (2931 16th): cheese and wine tasting, $45