Meet the Vintner: Giampaolo Venica – October 6

Meet winemaker Giampaolo Venica – 4th generation winemaker of the acclaimed Venica & Venica winery in Friuli-Venezia Giulia – in the northeast of Italy. Known primarily for crisp, fresh whites, V&V is the unrivaled leader for white wine production in Italy. They also put out a few impressive reds.

Come hear Giampaolo discuss his wines and his region while enjoying six wines (five whites / one red), while enjoying small plates created by our friends at Zia Pia Imports + Italian Kitchen.


Welcome Glass
Venica Pinot Grigio Collio Jesera 2016

crostini di pesce affumicato
smoked white fish and mascarpone toasts, capers
Venica Malvasia 2016

Primo Piatto
risotto ai fiori di zucca
Vialone Nano Veronese rice, vegetable stock, squash blossoms
Venica Fruilano Ronco Delle Cime 2016

salumi e formaggi della zona
regional cheeses and meats
Venica Sauvignon Blanc Ronco Cero 2016
Venica Sauvignon Ronco Delle Mele 2016

Secondo Piatto
trancio di polenta al ragù di manzo
polenta cake, beef ragù
Venica Merlot Collio 2015

Sorry, no dietary restrictions can be accommodated at this event.

All this for just $40 (+tax/tip).

Limited seating. Prepaid reservations only.

Call (704) 277-3234 to reserve your spot today!

Meet the Vintner: Andrew Murray – June 20

Meet renown winemaker Andrew Murray of Andrew Murray Vineyards. Enjoy five of his wines, each paired with small plates created by Chef Matthew Krenz of The Asbury.

Specializing in Rhône varieties, Andrew Murray has consistently crafted highly acclaimed red wines and white wines in the Santa Ynez Valley for 20 years. Here is your chance to get to know him and his amazing wines.

Date: Tuesday, June 20
Time: 6:30pm

Cost: $40 (+tax/tip). Pre-Paid reservations only.
Location: The Asbury at The Dunhill Hotel

Call (704) 277-3234 for reservations.

See you there!

Superheroes After Dark: Launch Party – June 15

Assorted Table Wine Shoppe is welcoming the 2017 HeroesCon Comic Book Convention with a kickoff party the night before! Regular admission gives you access to ..

  • Wine tasting featuring winemakers Birk O’Halloran of Iconic Wine and Andre Mack of Mouton Noir Wines
  • Nerdy appetizers table created by Tayste Catering
  • Access to Mini Artists Alley – featuring Modern Hobbyist, noted artist Frank Antonio, and more
  • Gayda Wines label coloring contest (come to our wine tasting 5/23 to pick up your coloring bottle)
  • Music and Cash Bar and Mingling

In addition, there will be a four-couse wine pairing dinner* – limited to 20. Four comical wines, four nerdy courses by Tayste Catering. A party within a party!

It’s going to be a super evening. CosPlay is highly encouraged!


Regular Admission: $30 in advance. $40 at the door.
With Wine Pairing Dinner: $80

Don’t miss this. Get your tickets today!

*Note: If you have dietary restrictions and wish to attend the wine pairing dinner, please contact us before purchasing your ticket so we can be sure we can accommodate you.

Eventbrite - Superheroes After Dark: Launch Party

The Wines of Croatia – March 7

We’re teaming up with Croatian expert Richard Gruica, Good Eats and Meets, and Big Fat World Tours for a very special Tuesday night wine flight! Learn all about the wines from Croatia as well as some insights on this beautiful region.

No reservations needed. Same great deal as all our weekly wine flights. Cost: $5.00 (+tax). Five wines. 10% discount off the evening’s selections.

Cost: $5 (+tax).

See you there!

The Lost Cellar – January 28

Our own Chef Taylor Kastl of Tayste Catering recently moved into a new home and discovered in her basement .. a stocked wine cellar (no kidding!). Some are some very interesting older vintages. As it turns out, we stock many of the more recent releases. So we’re doing a taste and compare wine and food pairing of these “lost” wines with their more modern brothers and sisters.

Join us for The Lost Cellar, Saturday, January 28 at Assorted Table Wine Shoppe @ 7th Street Public Market. Eight wines (four comparison pairings). Four courses prepared by Chef Taylor.

Cost: $50 (+tax/tip). Pre-Paid reservations only.

Call (704) 277-3234 for reservations.

See you there!


Tis’ the season for bubbles! Join us for an evening of sampling champagne, cava, prosecco, cremant, and cider – just in time for your holiday celebrations.

Cost: $20 (+tax/tip)

Call (704) 277-3234 for reservations.

Piemonte Plates

Enjoy an evening with wines from the often overlooked Piedmont region (northwest corner) of Italy. This region produces some wonderful wine. Here’s your chance to learn more about them. Three small plates crafted by Chef Taylor Kastl of Tayste Catering – each plate will be paired with two wines from the region – allowing you to compare the many nuances of each.

It going to be an enjoyable and delicious evening.

Cost: $35 (+tx)

Call (704) 277-3234 for reservations.

Toast to a Cure – October 5

Wine and Cheese tasting to benefit the The Paula Takacs Foundation for Sarcoma Research. Five Wines / Five Cheeses from Orrman’s Cheese Shop.

10% of all bottle sales will also be donated to the foundation. There will be prized raffles too! Stay tuned for more details! Susan Udelson, Executive Director for the Takacs Foundation will be onhand to speak about all the great work the organization is doing.

Great cause. Limited seating. Come on out!

Cost: $30 (+tx)

Call (704) 277-3234 for reservations.

Riedel Stemware Seminar – September 8

The right glass can greatly increase the enjoyment of your wine. And Riedel makes some of the finest stemware in the world. Join us to learn more about proper wine glass selection as well as enjoy four unique wines.

You will be comparing drinking wines from their correct Riedel stemware against, let’s just say “more atypicial” vessels.

Bonus! Come early to enjoy a sprakling wine and appetizer social beforehand.

When: Thursday, September 8 at 5:30 PM – 7 PM
Where: Assorted Table Wine Shoppe @ 7th Street Public Market
Cost: $35 +tax

Call (704) 277-3234 for reservations

Iconic Wine Tasting at Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find with Birk O’ Halloran – August 10

Meet noted author and winemaker/winery owner Birk O’ Halloran at a Assorted Table Wine Shoppe special wine tasting at Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find.

The evening’s featured selections showcase Iconic Wines with labels designed by Cliff Chiang and Ming Doyle .. PLUS Birk O’ Halloran will be there to speak and sign bottles. You really don’t want to miss this one!

The Raffle prize is a SDCC2016 Poster commissioned by Eisner winner Andrew Robinson. Each bottle of wine purchased gets you an additional raffle ticket!

Nerdy Apps from Tayste Catering

Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Place: Heroes Aren’t Hard To Find
1957 E 7th St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

Cost: Four wines: $5

Special VIP Ticket gives you TWO BONUS WINES – plus a raffle entry – just $10!

No reservations needed. Just come on by!