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  • OYSTER & WINE PAIRING AT THE BAR: Dec. 13, 5-8pm

    Oyster and Wine Pairing

    Sat., Dec. 13, 5-8pm

    $40 Advanced Reservations Only

    Oysters and fresh cold seafood are a French Christmas tradition. Join us tonight for some of the best amazing oysters from local oyster farms and beyond, brought to you by Christophe Happillon, “The Oyster Gourmet”. 3 types of oysters shucked before your very eyes, and 3 exquisite wines to pair with. This will be a fun, briny evening of delicacies and beautiful beverages.

    Call to reserve your spot: 626 577-9463

  • 4th Annual CHAMPAGNE EXTRAVAGANZA! Sat., Dec. 6

    Monopole’s 4th Annual
    CHAMPAGNE EXTRAVAGANZA!
    Sat., Dec. 6, 2-6pm
    $70

    25+ High End Champagnes  & Bubblies

    Great Deals on all Bubblies

    • 25 Champagnes and bubblies
    • $1,500 worth of Champagne to taste
    • Special Deals
    • Small Bites/Cheese

    Don’t miss out on our 4rd annual Champagne tasting at the store, just in time for the holidays!

    -25 Champagnes/bubblies, including prestige cuvées

    -2004 Taittainger Comtes de Champagne

    -1998 Henriot “Enchanteleurs”

    -Lots of Vintage Champagnes from Famous Houses

    -Small Grower-Producers

    THIS SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR SO SIGN UP EARLY

    626 577-9463

  • KENZO & LOU DUMONT TASTING: Sat., Nov. 15

    KENZO and LOU DUMONT TASTING:
    Sat., Nov. 15, 6-8pm
    $125

    Join us for a tasting of 10 superb, world-class wines from Japanese winemakers from Napa Valley (Kenzo) and Burgundy (Lou Dumont). If you haven’t heard of Kenzo yet, you need to try these cult-ish wines served at only the top restaurants around the world.  The Lou Dumont wines are made by Koji Nakada, and feature some of the best terroir in Burgundy.  The style is intense, but elegant. You will be struck at the balance and purity at both of these domaines.

  • MONOPOLE’S 4TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY! Sat., Nov. 8, 1-6pm

    Save the date:
    MONOPOLE’S 4TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY!
    Sat., Nov. 8, 1-6pm

    -Free entry
    -Live Music
    -Free Food
    -10% off all wines in store
    -$2 glasses of wine
    -Premium Wine Raffle
    -Win a class “How to Taste Wine”for you and 9 of your friends!
    -Rounds Burger Food Truck
    -Great wines at the bar

  • TABARRINI WINE DINNER at the Eatery: Thurs., Oct. 30

    Tabarrini Wine Dinner

    with Giampaolo Tabarrini at The Eatery
    Thurs. Oct. 30, 7pm  $95 FLAT (tax & tip incl.)

    Meet renowned Umbrian winemaker, Giampaolo Tabarrini, of the famed DOCG, Sagrantino di Montefalco. He will take you on a journey through his luscious wines, from the little known yet complex white, Trebbiano Spoletano, to his single vineyard Sagrantini, expertly paired with exquisite Italian fare  prepared by Chef Claud Beltran of The Eatery. If you saw the latest article in Wine Spectator, you already know that Giampaolo has earned the highest rating for all wines reviewed from this established DOCG (the highest level for Italian wines).  93 points for his Sagrantino di Montefalco Alle Macchie! This is not to be missed!  Please call the store for further details and to sign up.  626 577-9463.  Please refrain from wearing cologne or perfume. No refunds less than 48 hours in advance.

    The wines:

    Adarmando Bianco Umbria IGT 2012 (100% Trebbiano Spoletino)

    Bocca di Rosa Rosato Umbria  IGT 2013 ( 100% Sagrantino)

    Montefalco Rosso DOC 2010 ( Sangiovese with Barbera and Sagrantino)

    Montefalco Sagrantino Colle Grimaldesco DOCG 2009

    Montefalco Sagrantino Colle alle Macchie DOCG 2004

    Montefalco Sagrantino Passito DOCG  2008

  • DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATIONS AT MONOPOLE! Fri., Oct. 24

    DAY OF THE DEAD CELEBRATIONS

    at Monopole!!!

    Friday, Oct. 24, 6-9pm   FREE entry

    -Wine Glass Painting Contest!  6-9pm

    -Day of the Dead Music

    -Special Decorations from Mexico

    -Day of the Dead themed wines at the bar

    -Also–DAY OF THE DEAD Activities on El Molino:

    copy and past:  http://bluemilagro.wordpress.com/2014/10/01/2014-dia-de-los-muertos-in-pasadena/

    -The Playouse, Zona Rosa, and Monopole, will have Food, Painting, Music, Wine, special activities for kids and adults.  Wine activity for adults only.

    3000 people expected. Come join the fun!

    Friday, Oct. 24

  • BLIND TASTING CLASS: Oct. 18, 6-8pm

    BLIND TASTING CLASS
    Sat., Oct. 18  6-8pm
    $60

    Learn how to blind taste, and how to focus your senses to discover what’s truly in the glass!  This is very helpful in analyzing wine and getting to know the characteristics of various grape varietals.  Plus it’s lots of fun! Tonight we will be comparing, contrasting, and tasting through at least 12 classic, delicious wines from all over the world…blind! Hosted by Master Sommelier Candidate Peter Nelson

  • FRIDAY NIGHT BLIND: Guess the Wines and the tasting’s FREE!

    NEW!!! Weekly BLIND TASTING contest:

    Every Friday

    “FRIDAY NIGHT BLIND”

    Yes, come blind taste as many classic wines as you can muster (4 for $20). If you guess the grape correctly in 3 out of 4  your tasting is FREE!

    Get all 4 right and you also win a Monopole TEE-SHIRT, and get your name on our WALL OF FAME! Don’t look anywhere else to taste wine. Come to Monopole and taste BLIND!
    Come by on Fridays and challenge your palate!

  • THURS. NIGHT FOOD TRUCKS/WINE/MUSIC

    Thursday Night Food truck schedule for summer 2014:
    06/19 – Toyko Doggie Style & Lobos Truck
    06/26 – Kogi & Lobsta
    07/03 – Crepe n Around & Lobos Truck
    07/10 – Jogaski & Son of a Bun
    07/17 – Romolos & India Jones
    07/24 – Grilled Cheese & Lobsta
    07/31 – Kogi & Son of a Bun
    08/07 – Hungry Nomad & Lobos Truck
    08/14 – Grilled Cheese & Lobsta
    08/21 – Romolos + ONE Spot
    08/28 – Don Chows Tacos & Jogaski
    09/04 – Grilled Cheese & Crepe n Around
    09/11 – Hungry Nomad & Jogaski
    09/18 – Slammin Sliders & Toyko Doggie Style
    09/25 – Crepe n Around & Kogi
    10/02 – Don Chows Tacos & Hungry Nomad
    10/09 – Grilled Cheese & Lobsta
    10/16 – India Jones & Grilled Cheese
    10/23 – Jogaski & Hungry Nomad
    10/30 – Kogi & Jogaski
    11/06 – Grilled Cheese & Don Chows Tacos
    11/13 – Lobsta & India Jones
    11/20 – Grilled Cheese & Kogi – FINALE

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