ANNUAL Thanksgiving Wine Tasting!

Be sure to stop in for our Annual Thanksgiving Wine Tasting this Saturday 11/23 from 2:00-6:00 pm Hosted by Gianpietro Ottolini! HERE’S THE MENU | 6 INCREDIBLE WINES Antica Fratta Franciacorta Sparkling Wine Cinque Terre Sassarini White Wine Tenuta Col Sandago Wildbacher Sparkling Rose Tenuta Col Sandago Wildbacker Red Velobra Cesanese Del Piglio Red Smith Woodhouse Lodge Reserve Port

Classy Drinks Without Booze

Coke? Puh-leeze. With the incoming summer, we’ll be sure to have chilled bottles of white, rose, and bubbles to please anyone’s taste.  However, did you know that we have some pretty delicious, natural non-alcoholic beverages that will quench your thirst and not leave you full of chemicals and high fructose corn syrup?  Try these at […]

Toasted Wheat Orecchiette with Edible Flowers and Ricotta

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen The rich, smoky color of the Farina Arsa Orecchiette is enough to catch the eye, but this toasty, nutty, earthy pasta also comes with a history. According to our friends at Ritrovo Selections, farina arsa,  or toasted wheat flour pasta comes from a little-known Pugliese tradition from the times when local […]

Raro by Madonna

Meet our new Raro extra virgin olive oil by Madonna A Super Extra Virgin Olive Oil This olive oil is a limited edition from Antonino Mennella’s small 2000-tree farm in the Salerno region of Campania, hence the name, Raro (or “rare”).  Produced from the pulp of specially selected Ravece and Rotondella olives, Raro is a […]

Smoked Olive Oil, Are You Serious?

Castilla de Canena Smoked Arbequina Oil One of the best extra virgin olive oils in the world infused with the naturally produced smoke of oak, beach, and birch wood?  Someone pinch me! Castilla de Canena has been producing arbequina olive oil since 1780 in the Guadalquivir Valley of Andalusia in the South of Spain.   Among […]

Casina Rossa Caperberries in Prosecco

I have never had a caperberry so delicious! The Prosecco helps to balance the savory and sweet qualities of this amazing treat. Try caperberries with cheese and crackers, alongside meat and poultry or add to a Martini! Shop for these!

Spanish & Greek Tasting Saturday 1:00-5:00 pm

Greek & Spanish Tasting Saturday 1:00-5:00 pm Join us for some tasty bites and sips! This Saturday we will be sampling the following: Gran Reserva Rioja 1998 Rhodos Amoriano from the Island of Rhodes, Greece Xinomavro Macedonia Restsina—why not?! Akakies Rose 100% Xinomavro Kefalotiri cheese from Greece Greek Yogurt with Greek Attiki Honey “Like” us […]

SPECIAL RITROVO Italian Food & Wine Tasting!

The Shop Agora presents Ritrovo Selections our Italian Food Importer. Glenn Greenwood & Ilyse Rathet will sample these amazing foods from 1:00-5:00 pm this Saturday! The following products will be provided: Tuscan White Bean Appetizer served over Bruschetta finished with Fiori & Salt NEW Truffle Almonds Gluten Free Couscous NEW Carob Honey NEW Pine Nuts […]

Vinho Verde

The Famega Vinho Verde comes from the DOC region of North Western Portugal. It’s light alcohol content and refreshing bubbles make it the perfect summer drink. This wine is refreshing, with hints of tart apple and citrus flavors. IPerfect for sun and sea food this delicate white wine is a hit! Try some this summer!

El Portillo Open House Tasting Event 1:00-5:00 pm

We look forward to having you join us from 1:00-5:00 this Saturday for a wine tasting event! Many of you have fallen in love with our staple El Portillo Malbec at the shop. Come try other wines from the El Portillo label: the Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot and Chardonnay. These are great value wines from Argentina […]