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Wine Tasting Selections for El Cajon 5/23/14-5/24/14

“The Hidden Secrets Tasting” Sometimes some great wines are overlooked amid the wine marketing hullabaloo and soaring ratings from well-known tasting critic’s. So, let’s step back this weekend and sample a few excellent, budget-friendly bottles that have flown under the … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for La Jolla 5/16/14

The Final Tasting Friday 5-15-14 is the “Swan Song” for wine tastings here at Jonathan’s Market.  The Swan Song is a metaphorical phrase for a final gesture, effort, or performance given just before death or retirement.  However, even though this … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for El Cajon for 5/16/14-5/17/14

“Spring into Summer Tasting”   Temperatures are soaring like it’s mid-August so let’s just skip the rest of spring and jump right into summer with a couple of old favorites back by popular request, a stunning, bargain-priced Brunello di Montalcino … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for La Jolla for 5/9/14-5/10/14

On Friday we will feature a block buster $50 event with 6 elite wines.  We have two whites and four reds in store for you from wine regions all over the world.  We will begin with Patrick Piuze’s Grand Cru … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for El Cajon for 5/9/14-5/10/14

“Let’s Go Exotic Tasting” We’ve put together an exotic combination of wines from California’s Napa Valley and Santa Lucia Highlands, Southern France, Spain and Argentina for your tasting pleasure this weekend. We’ll start off with a Napa white blend and … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for La Jolla 4/25/14-4/26/14

On Friday we are featuring wines of the highly regarded Rombauer Winery.  Rombauer Chardonnay has become iconic and is simply the most highly desired wine at Jonathan’s Market.  They also dabble in reds as well and we will taste their … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for El Cajon for 4/25/14

We’ve put together an interesting assortment of wines for this Friday (Saturday tastings will resume next week) that serve a variety of purposes. Take one to a restaurant (The Junction? No corkage fee), home for dinner or hold for a … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for La Jolla 4/18/14-4/19/14

On Friday we will have a special guest Catherine Uzeta from Springboard Distributors here to show some fine wines from Eric Kent and Sean Thackrey Wineries.  The Eric Kent wines are brand new to the store and I was truly … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for El Cajon 4/18/14-4/19/14

The Pinot Noir Challenge Tasting We’ve had a lot of customers asking for another of our periodic Pinot Noir challenges and this week we have a good one. It’s Oregon going toe-to-toe against California’s Central Coast. These are the two … Continue reading

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Wine Tasting Selections for La Jolla for 4/11/14-4/12/14

On Friday we have a special guest Sarah Curtwright who represents Bock Wine and Spirits.  She will be describing five new wines never before tasted at Jonathan’s.  I tasted all of these personally and was particularly blown away by the … Continue reading

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