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Map and Directions             
MAY - JUNE

 

:: Friday Evening Tastings ::

Great tastings held on the first and third Fridays of each month. We serve a “flight” of five wines ($) and usually a super-pour (extra $ and optional). 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tasting fee varies.

May 3 - Powerhouse Austrian Gruner Veltliners from Knoll, Pichler, Brundlmayer, Malat and still more!

May 17 - Great Rioja wines from Spain

June 7 - A superlative selection of wines from Northern Portugal: Douro Valley, Barraida, Vinho Verde, and more!


 

:: Saturday Afternoon Tastings ::

Our select samplers are poured each Saturday, 12:00 to 4:30 p.m. No charge.

May 4 - La Belle France: Les Tuffieres Vouvray Brut, Pierre Henri Gadais Muscadet, Ch. Magence Graves, and Jean Deydier Cotes-du-Rhone-Villages.

May 11 - Tutti Italia: Tenuta Santa Maria Lepia Soave, Marotti Campi Verdicchio Salmariano, Rapalino Barbera d’Alba Pian Romualdo, Cantina Copertino, and Piero Benevelli Langhe Nebbiolo.

May 18 - From Oregon: Crowley Wines Rose of Pinot Noir, and Evesham Wood Pinot Noir La Grive Bleue. From Spain: Ostatu Rioja Rosado, Ostatu Rioja Alavesa Blanco, and Alejandro Fernandez Dehesa la Granja.

May 25 - From France: Les Vignerons de Florensac Picpoul de Pinet, Paul Pernot Bourgogne Chardonnay, Ch. de la Liquiere Faugeres V.V. From Italy: Argillae Orvieto, Abbazia di Novacella Schiava, and Sella & Mosca Cannonau di Sardegna.


 

:: Special Events at L&E ::

 

Meet Giuseppe Vajra, Winemaker for Piedmont's G.D. Vajra

Fri., May 10 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Please join us as we welcome Giuseppe Vajra to Portland. The wines of G.D. Vajra are among Piedmont’s finest: meet Giuseppe, the second-generation winemaker, taste, and find out more.

No reservations needed; tasting fee: $10

 

Wines to be served:

2018 Rosabella Vino Rosato
2017 Riesling
2017 Dolcetto, Coste & Fossati
2016 Langhe, Rosso
2014 Barbera d'Alba, Superiore
2016 Langhe, Nebbiolo
2014 Barolo, Albe
2014 Barolo, Ravera
NV Barolo, Chianato
2018 Moscato d' Asti

 

Taste the Wines of Negro Angelo with Giovanni Negro and Cameron Abbot, the Piedmont Guy

Wed., May 15 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Giovanni Negro, owner of the historic Azienda Agricola Negro Angelo, will join us at a tasting of great Piedmontese wines from some of the most desirable vineyard sites in Roero.

No reservations needed; tasting fee: $10.

 

Wines to be served:

2017 Onorata Langhe Favorita DOC
2017 Unfiltered Arneis
2017 Perdaudin Roero Arneis DOCG
2016 Angelin Langhe Nebbiolo DOC
2015 Prachiosso Roero Nebbiolo DOCG
2017 Birbet Roero Brachetto DOC

 

Paolo Scavino Tasting with Special Guest Andrea Osterro

Tue., May 21 5:30-7:00 p.m.

Export manager Andrea Osterero will be here to share the wines of Paolo Scavino, the historic winery in Barolo. Scavino's offerings are known for their purity of expression, complexity, and elegance.

No reservations needed; tasting fee: $20.

 

Wines to be served:

2018 Dolcetto
2017 Nebbiolo
2015 Barolo, DOC
2015 Barolo, Carobric
2015 Barolo, Prapo (debut vintage)
2015 Barolo, Ravera (debut vintage)
2015 Barolo Cannubi
2015 Barolo, Bric del Fiasc
2013 Barolo, Rocche dell'Annunziatta Riserva


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