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Free Wine Tasting at Bayou General Store in Banner Elk June 27 Hosted by Mark Nuger of Empire Wine

June 26, 2012. A Free Wine Tasting this Wednesday, June 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. will be at Bayou General Store on Main Street in Downtown Banner Elk. The tasting is hosted by Mark Nuger of Empire Wine and a special guest from Napa valley winery Stratton Lummis. Enjoy the music of the area’s favorite party band, The Whip Daddies. 

Featured wines this week ~


Stratton Lummis Chardonnay (Carneros) normally priced at $25.49, on special at $18.45

“Layers of juicy white peaches, crisp Fuji apples and fragrant white flowers are balanced with perfect acidity and rich minerality to give this Chardonnay a long-lasting finish.” 


Stratton Lummis “The Riddler” red blend (Napa) normally priced at $19.49, on special at $17.55

“The scent of wild fresh raspberries mixes with ripe plums and violets, while dark fruit flavors play endlessly on your palette.”


Row 11 Civello White Blend normally priced at $13.49, on special at $12.15

“Sexier than a Pinot Grigio. Naughtier than a Chardonnay. A wine that is zesty, refreshing and dinner enhancing.” A blend of Verdehlo, Coastal Pinot Gris-Grigio and Chardonnay


Row 11 Vinas 3 Pinot Noir normally priced at $18.99, deal priced at $17.10

“A luscious Pinot Noir, rich in red cherry pie aromas, with a silky smooth finish.” A blend of three Pinot Noir clones, picked from Sonoma, Santa Barbara and Monterey vineyards.


Don’t forget that all wines in the Bayou General Store are offered under the Bayou’s Wine Amnesty Program. Pick a wine in the store and it will be added to your Bayou Smokehouse and Grill dinner ticket at shelf price only: No upcharge, No cork fee. This includes Wednesday’s featured wines.

For questions about the Concert in the Courtyard or the Free Wine Tasting, please call 828-898-8953.

Laissez les Bon Temps Rouler from your friends at The Bayou. 

For more information, visit the Bayou Smokehouse & Grill Restaurant website or the Bayou General Store website.