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Workshops, Seminars, Tasting Flights... oh my!
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December Events at The Station

We're decking the halls with goods, merriment, and of course curated wine for the season! Come get in the holiday spirit with us whether it be for one of our hand selected pours, a special event, workshop, or all of the above. We would love to help add some cheer to your December (or really any time of the year...yes we're always this happy). Here's a glimpse of one of the special holiday wines coming this month for you to share, gift, or heck, drink it yourself!

2011 Domaine Rimbert "Les Mas au Schiste," St. Chinian... In MAGNUM! $38
40% Carignan, 30% Syrah, 30% Grenache
From 60 year old vines planted on the steepest schist slopes of St. Chinian. Tasting Note: Ruby in the glass with shimmering highlights. The nose is redolent with red and black fruit scents; cherry cordial, blueberry jam and crushed stones that are backed by a slight suggestion of black olive and hummus. The palate is elegant and generous with loads of elegant red and black fruit flavors steeped in dynamic mineral-infused cocoa tones. 

 

Holiday Parties at The Station:
Only a few dates still available for private and corporate holiday parties! Contact Lauren O'Keefe at hello@thestationslo.com for more information!


Weekly Events at The Station: 
Tuesday-  Industry Day: 10% off for those in the wine and service industry
Thursday- The Grilled Cheese Incident is here 5-7:30 PM
Friday- Granada Bistro's Raw Bar is here serving up oysters, poke, and/or ceviche
Sunday- Cava Bar: Bring a little sparkle to your Sunday. Glasses of certified organic Cava with your choice of innovative mixers and garnishes. 

And see below for more very cool events, seminars, and workshops we're offering in the next few weeks... 

We hope to see you soon...

Wine EDU: Loire Love
w/ Jenna Congdon
December 1, 6-8 PM $30
Register

Ah, the Loire Valley… Storied castles and lush green hills… Goats and houses carved right into the river’s banks. Cave dwellers. And cool climate vineyards all around. Arguably these are some of the most undervalued wines in France. That is to say, the best wines from the Loire will cost you a fraction of what you might pay for the best wines in Burgundy or the Rhone.

Here’s your introduction to the world of Loire Valley Wines. Learn about the key regions and grape varieties, and taste your way along the Loire river.

$30 for a sit down brief seminar and tasting flight with Station Manager Jenna Congdon.

Succulent Wreath Workshop
w/ Dreamland Horticulture
December 9,
6-7:30 PM $65
Register

Create your own living succulent wreath with Dreamland Horticulture! Workshop includes all materials you will need to plant your very own 9" wreath, along with detailed care instruction and a complimentary glass of wine to enjoy while you work! Bring your friends & family and get in the holiday spirit together! 

Hand Lettering On Wood
w/ Sadie A. Design
December 16,
6-7:30 PM $55
Register

Learn how to paint amazing hand lettered signs! You will learn modern calligraphy and hand lettering techniques and then apply them to wood using paint or burning techniques.

Holiday Spritzers
w/ Dominique Gonzales
(head mixologist at Granada Hotel & Bistro) 
December 2, 6-8PM
$40
Register

Just because we don't have a liquor license doesn't mean we can't make a great drink! Belly up to the bar with award winning mixologist Dominique Gonzales from Granada Hotel and Bistro as she demonstrates how to prepare three all-natural delicious aperitif cocktails using sparkling wine, aromatized wine, sherry, shrubs, and assorted bitters. A little bit of instruction, a brief intro to the world of vermouth, and then you get to sip on some seriously fun concoctions.

All recipes will be provided and Dominique will be available to answer any questions about how to prepare the drinks. For extra fun, guests are encourages to wear an atrocious holiday sweater and there will be a contest for the worst-of-the-worst. With a prize. Who doesn't love prizes?

Class includes all materials, recipes, and one cocktail of your choosing. Size is limited to 20 lucky guests and costs only $40.

Champagne Party
w/ Jenna Congdon
December 11, 6-8 PM $35
Register

"Always keep a bottle of Champagne in the fridge for special occasions. 

Sometimes the occasion is there's a bottle of Champagne in the fridge." -Hester Browne

If you ask me, Champagne should not have a "season", we should drink it all year long. But they say it's Champagne season, so let's have a Champagne party! Flight of 5 small-production Grower Producer Champagnes, $35. Paired with the Raw Bar from Granada Hotel & Bistro! This will be one for the books. 

Farmers' Market Cookbook Signing
December 8, 5-8 PM
More Info

We are so pleased to host Kendra Aronson for a pop-up shop and book signing featuring her newly released San Luis Obispo Farmer's Market Cookbook. Come chat with Kendra, taste some local wines (a rarity here at The Station), and sample some fantastic olive oil from Olio 23. 

Cider + Cheese Pairing
w/ Fromagerie Sophie
December 12, 6-8PM
$45
Register

Join Sophie Bobang-Doering from Fromagerie Sophie and Station Manager Jenna Congdon for an educational and delicious seminar and tasting of paired ciders and cheeses from around the world. We will discuss the whys of cheese and cider pairing, production methods of the cheeses, as well as the regions and styles of the ciders.

$55/person + tax includes a cheese plate with assorted dried fruits, nuts, and baguettes, along with 2oz pours of each of the 5 suggested pairing ciders.

Private Events at The Station
Private and Semi-Private Space Rental Available
Contact

Host your Private or Corporate holiday party at The Station! Competitive rates available. 

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