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21 S. El Molino Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
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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 Giampaulo Tabarrini at The Eatery
    Thurs. Oct. 30, 7pm  $95 FLAT (tax & tip incl.)
    Great Umbrian winemaker of the famed Sagrantino di Montefalco DOCG, Giampaulo Tabarrini, will take you through a tasting of his single vineyard wines, paired with exquisite Italian fare prepared specially by Chef Claud Beltran of  The Eatery. If you saw the latest article in Wine Spectator, you already know he 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. This is not to be missed! Call the store for details and to sign up.  626 577-9463.  No refunds less than 48 hours prior to event.

  • 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

  • CALCAREOUS WINE TASTING AT THE BAR: Oct. 11, 4-7pm

    Calcareous Wine Tasting Event
    Sat., Oct. 11th, 4-7 pm
    $15
    Taste 4 delicious, hedonistic wines that speak of the place they are from:  Paso Robles.
    10% off wines tasted on day of tasting only.

  • ART. WINE. MUSIC. ARTWALK: AT MONOPOLE, Oct. 11

    Live Music/Art Exhibit/Wine Tasting at Monopole/(Calcareous Tasting 5-8pm)

    Plus ArtWalk on El Molino Ave!
    Sat., Oct. 11, 11-5pm
    Art. Wine. Music. Free. Taking place in Monopole Wine and outside on El Molino Ave.

    The Pasadena ARTWalk is Pasadena’s largest urban art fair with over 5,000 people attending yearly. The event highlights some of the best Southern Californian visual artists showcasing their work in painting, sculpture, watercolor, photography, mixed media, ceramics, jewelry, drawings, and printmaking. ARTWalk is free and all-ages are welcome. Artist Yume will be at Monopole upstairs in the mezzanine, and we will have special wines available by the glass, including a special wine tasting of the highly regarded Calcareous Wines from Paso Robles.
    We will also be showcasing 3 musicians in the store during the event:
    2-3pm: Morey on Piano
    3-5pm: Jo LoPiccolo on classical and flamenco guitar
    5-6pm: Lincoln Nelson on classical piano

    There is going to be a lot going on at Monopole Wine all day long, and there will be the Art Walk Festival just outside our door. So come on down and spend the day having fun, drinking fine wine, listening to music, and enjoying art! Call for more information: 626 577-9463

  • Master Class: CULT WINES OF PASO ROBLES Oct. 4, 6-8pm

    Master Class: CULT WINES OF PASO ROBLES

    Sat., Oct. 4, 6-8pm
    $150 per person

    This will be a Master Class taught by our own Brian Bohr. He will take you through amazing region which has exploded in the last several years and is universally acknowledged as California’s ground zero for Rhone-style wines.  We will be popping and pouring some of the most expensive, most sought-after wines in Paso. If you are a fan of this style, or you want to try some of these extremely hard to source cult wines, don’t miss this tasting.
    Call the store to sign up. This will sell-out early.

    626 577-9463

  • 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 (3 for $15 or 6 for $30). If you guess both the grape and country right on 3 out of 3, or 5 out of 6, your tasting is FREE!

    Get all 6 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!

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