C.G di Arie

C.G di Arie

Thursday, March 28th | 4-8:30pm

Price: $20

Wine Tasting with C.G di Arie

Chaim Gur-Arieh makes wines of elegance and balance. Located between the south and middle forks of the Cosumnes River in the Shenandoah Valley of the Sierra Foothills. High in the rolling hills at 1700 elevation, this region is graced with hot days, temperate nights, cool moderating breezes and excellent loam soils.

Join us for a taste of what the Shenandoah has to offer plus our usual food pairing.

CRŪ Wine Company

CRŪ Wine Company

Thursday, March 21st | 4-8:30pm

Price: $19


Wine Tasting with CRŪ Wine Company

Not only do we love this winery name but also their juice.

CRŪ WIne Company makes delicious wines from several appellations in Monterey, Sta. Lucia Highlands, Santa Maria and beyond. We invite you to try their wine plus a food pairing.

Featuring Martella Wines

Featuring Martella Wines

SATURDAY WINE TASTINGS - Local Winery Series - Featuring Martella Wines

Saturday, March 9th | 1-4pm

Cost: $14 per person


Join us Saturday March 9th at CRU Wine Bar from 1pm to 4pm and taste through a solid line up with Martella Wines. 

Our dear friend Michael Martella himself will be pouring that afternoon. 
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Michael Martella was the founding winemaker for Thomas Fogarty and since 1998 he has been making delicious wines under his own label.

We share his passion for the Santa Cruz Mountains terroir and are very excited to share that passion with all of you too.

We will feature 5 wines from Martella Wines from different Santa Cruz Mountains appellations.


All wines from the tasting will be offered at a deep discount to take home.

Tasting fee will be discounted with retail purchases.



Damijan

Damijan

Thursday, March 7th | 4-8:30pm

Price: $21


Wine Tasting with Damijan

Damijan Podversic is a visionary winemaker from the region of Friuli in Italy. His unique, extended skin contact, wines have acquired a cult following. This is a great opportunity to explore wonderfully layered wines that will astonish your palate not only with their fruit but with their savory notes. We will taste Damijan's Malvasia, Nekaj and Prelit plus a food pairing all for $21.

Anko Winery

Anko Winery

Thursday, February 28th | 4-8:30pm

Price: $19


Wine Tasting with Anko Winery

Have a taste of the wines of Argentina, one of the best regions for Malbec and Torrontes. These wines have finesse and flavor, and we are excited to bring them in.


Cloak and Dagger Winery

Cloak and Dagger Winery

The event below with Cloak and Dagger Winery is been POSTPONED due to a private event. 

We apologize for the inconvenience and we look forward to see you at all the other Thirsty Thursday!


- POSTPONED -

Thursday, February 21st | 4-8:30pm

Wine tasting with Cloak and Dagger Winery

Rich, sumptuous wines from the heart of California. This is sure to be a wonderful food pairing lineup, with bold, generous flavors abound.

Valentine's Day Special Tasting

Valentine's Day Special Tasting

Thursday, February 14th | 4-8:30pm

Cost: TBD


Valentine's Day Special Tasting

For tonight only we will be offering an all bubbles lineup! If bubbles aren't your thing, we will also be featuring a flight of dessert wines. Bring your Valentine's date to CRU, or forget the whole dating thing and just treat yourself to an indulgent evening.


Wine Tasting with Michael Martella and Thomas Fogarty + Lexington Wine Co.

Wine Tasting with Michael Martella and Thomas Fogarty + Lexington Wine Co.

Featuring Thomas Fogarty and Lexington Wine Co.

Saturday, February 9th | 1-4pm

Cost: $13 per person

Join us this Saturday at CRU Wine Bar from 1pm to 4pm and taste through a great line up from one of our favorite local wineries located on the Santa Cruz Mountains, one of the greatest but often overlooked terroirs of California .
We will feature 3 wines from Thomas Fogarty including their acclaimed Chardonnay and Pinot Noir plus 2 more wines from their other label, Lexington Wine Co.

Michael Martella, the founding and now former winemaker of Fogarty, will be conducting this great tasting.

All wines from the tasting will be offered at a deep discount to take home.
Tasting fee will be discounted with any aretail purchase.

Vinos La Zorra

Vinos La Zorra

Thursday, February 7th | 4-8:30pm

Price $20


Wine Tasting with Vinos La Zorra

Come kick off February with an exciting lineup of Spanish wines!"


Thursday Wine Tasting with Spann Vineyards

Thursday Wine Tasting with Spann Vineyards

Thursday, January 31st | 4-8:30pm

Cost $20


Thursday Wine Tasting with Spann Vineyards

We are excited to be pouring the wines from Spann Vineyards out of Sonoma County. On tap for the evening will be a delicately nuanced 50/50 blend, where Viognier meets Chardonnay, followed by two delicious reds: one a sumptuous Bordeaux blend, and the other a unique combination of Syrah and Malbec.

As usual a thoughtful food pairing will be included with the flight.

Private Event

Private Event

Dear guest The tasting for January 24th has been postponed due to a private event.

Sorry for the inconvenience and we look forward to see you soon!

Thursday Wine Tasting with Talbott Winery

Thursday Wine Tasting with Talbott Winery

Thursday, January 17th | 4-8:30pm

Cost $20


Thursday Wine Tasting with Talbott Winery.

Talbott Winery showcases what Pinot Noir from the Santa Lucia Highlands can truly express. With their first vineyard planted in 1982, they've been making this varietal in its ideal climate for decades. David Coventry has over twenty years of experience in the Monterey County wine scene, and it shows in the finesse of these selections.

As usual a thoughtful food pairing will be included with the flight.



Thursday Wine Tasting with Mustilli wines

Thursday Wine Tasting with Mustilli wines

Thursday, January 10th | 4-8:30pm

Cost $20

Thursday Wine Tasting with Mustilli wines (Italy)

Will be a special feature. Mustilli wines, which we poured in the summer of 2018, will be returning, with Ana Chiara Mustilli in attendance!

Canadian Breakfast Stout

Canadian Breakfast Stout

It's time for us to tap one of the most unique stouts of the season.

Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout was released for just the second time in the last six years! CBS is the final beer in their annual Barrel-Aged Series. Thick, rich Imperial Stout brewed with chocolate and coffee, aged in barrels previously used for maple syrup. This is a slow sipping, strong, delicious beer. CRU will be pouring 8oz glasses beginning January 7th!

FRENCH NATURAL WINE

FRENCH NATURAL WINE

Thursday, January 3rd | 4-8:30pm

Thursday Wine Tasting

NATURAL WINE

We will be pouring three different French selections from wineries who only use natural practices

WINE TASTING WITH Piedra Creek Winery

WINE TASTING WITH Piedra Creek Winery

Thursday, December 27 | 4-8:30pm
Cost $23


Thursday Wine Tasting with Piedra Creek Winery of San Luis Obispo, California.

We will be featuring three red wines for our flight:

-Pinot Noir

-San Floriano (Lagrein/Syrah Blend)

-Zinfandel

Wine Tasting with Baldetti Wines

Wine Tasting with Baldetti Wines

Thursday, December 20 | 4-8:30pm
Cost $19


Thursday Wine Tasting with Baldetti Wines:

gems from Cortona, Italy, with a specific focus on Syrah.

We have the pleasure of pouring 3 wines:

2015 "Marius" Cortona DOC, Sangiovese (90% Sangiovese, 10% Merlot) 

2015 "White Label" Cortona DOC Syrah, 100% Syrah

2013 "Crano" Cortona DOC Syrah


Saturday Holiday Wine Sale Promotion

Saturday Holiday Wine Sale Promotion

Saturday Holiday Wine Tasting and Sale Promotion - 3pm to 6pm

Cost Wine Tasting $18

- Bohigas Cava Brut Rosé

- Ayala Champagne Brut Majeur

- Cultivar Sauvignon Blanc Napa Valley

- Villa Schinosa Nero di Troia

- Ramey Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Wine is pairing with cheese and bread.

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Buy 1 bottle get the second bottle half off.

No quantity limitations. Good for the whole month of December.

Guaranteed lowest price in California by far.

Bodega Catena Zapata

Bodega Catena Zapata

Thursday, December 6th | 4-8:30pm
Cost $19

Thursday Wine Tasting with Bodega Catena Zapata

In 1902, Nicola Catena, an Italian immigrant, planted his first vineyard in Mendoza, Argentina and became one of the pioneers of fine Argentinian wine. To this day Bodegas Catena Zapata remains one of the few family owned wineries in Argentina.

This upcoming Thursday we have the pleasure of pouring 3 wines from the Mendoza appellation plus our usual food pairing.