SOHO Raises A Toast To Sonoma County Wines!

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Everybody loves this time of year in Atlanta.  Summer is finished, kids have gone back to school, and we all get back into our routines before the holidays sneak up on us again. It’s that amazing time when patio weather is just starting to be an option again, and you can find our guests and friends catching up over a few glasses of wine and some good conversation.

Everybody loves the month we feature Sonoma County, and for good reason!  With so many vineyards to choose from, we delight in the choices of wines and particularly enjoy tasting what Chef Joe Zelinka is going to create for the tapa pairings each week! If you haven’t taken a moment to breathe, and enjoy a glass of wine yet, then come see us at SOHO.  We’ve missed you!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday August 16th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through August 22nd.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2014 Sbragia Chardonnay from Dry Creek Valley, and offers the following tasting notes,

“Farmed by our family for decades, Home Ranch Vineyard is located at the southeast end of Dry Creek Valley, where temperatures are cooler than most of the appellation. This vintage shows wonderful aromas of melon, fig, green apple and citrus with slight oaky spice. Expect bright acidity and a long finish.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2013 LOLA Pinot Noir from Russian River Valley.  The wine is described as,

“Deep garnet color, this wine has the aromas of fresh wild strawberry, cherry, red currant, and a hint of vanilla bean, complimented by notes of cedar and cinnamon. Refreshing acidity and delicate tannins reveal themselves in the long finish.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2014 Rodney Strong Cabernet from Knights Valley.  The winemaker says,

“This deeply colored Cabernet is bursting with aromas of spicy dark plum, crushed blackberries and wild raspberry. The complex layers of spice and mocha chocolate on the palate are framed in rich, velvety tannins with a long lingering fi nish. Enjoy this Cabernet now with a grilled leg of lamb, a burger with gruyere cheese and sautéed mushrooms or cellar it to enjoy over the next 3 to 5 years.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2014 Sbragia Chardonnay
100% Chardonnay
Paired with: Tempura Firefly Calamari, Chardonnay Aioli

2013 LOLA Pinot Noir
100% Pinot Noir
Paired with: Finocchiona Flatbread, Arugula, Goat Cheese, Pickled Shallot, Strawberry Thyme Vinaigrette

2014 Rodney Strong Cabernet  
93% Cabernet Sauvignon 7% Malbec
Paired with: Pork Confit Croquettes, Heirloom Tomato Jam

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

A Sip And A Nosh For SOHO’s Nod To Sonoma County!

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Some of the most drinkable (and certainly enjoyable) wines come out of Sonoma County, and we’re having a ball picking our favorites to share with our guests! This week we have a lovely fruity Sauvignon Blanc, a rich Zinfandel, and an elegant Cabernet for you to try! Did we mention the tapas? Chef Joe’s small plates are TO DIE FOR, so come hungry! A little sip, and a little nosh will pick your spirits right up!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday August 9th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through August 15th.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2016 Mauritson Sauvignon Blanc from Dry Creek Valley, and offers the following tasting notes,

“The aroma is a beautiful balance of young white peach flesh, papaya, and delicate white blossom. There is a pervasive vein of minerality and fresh pine sap. The entry is bright and focused. On the palate, notes of candied grapefruit dance with flavors of summer melon and lime zest. The finish is clean and soft with balanced acidity.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2014 St Francis Old Vine Zinfandel from  Sonoma County.  The wine is described as,

“This rich, medium-bodied “Old Vines” Zinfandel reveals abundant aromas of dark red berries, cherry compote and warm spice. Lingering, bright flavors follow, with notes of boysenberry pie, fresh cranberry and a touch of white pepper. The finish is long, smooth and a little spicy.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2013 Schug Cabernet Sauvignon from Sonoma Valley.  The winemaker says,

“It has a classic bouquet bursting with berries, cassis and spice. Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Malbec and Petit Verdot are blended in to add depth and elegance, further enhancing the bright berry flavors and lively acidity.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2016 Mauritson Sauvignon Blanc
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Paired with: Moules Frites – PEI Mussels, Fries, Sauvignon Blanc-Garlic Broth

2014 St Francis Old Vine Zinfandel
83% Zinfandel, 11% Petite Sirah, 5% Mixed Blacks, 1% Primitivo
Paired with: Braised Pork Belly, Mushroom-Cheese Grits and Cherry-White Balsamic Gastrique

2013 Schug Cabernet Sauvignon  
76% Cabernet; 9% Merlot; 7% Malbec; 5% Cab Franc; 3% Petit Verdot
Paired with: Grilled Prime Sirloin, Roasted Purple Potatoes, Cabernet Demi

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

Sip Through Sonoma County With Us At SOHO!

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Sonoma County, California, stretches from the Pacific Coast in the west to the Mayacamas Mountains in the east, and is home to almost 60,000 acres of vineyards and more than 400 wineries! There are 17 American Viticultural Areas (AVAs, or appellations), each with its own distinctive characteristics and countless international awards.  We love Sonoma wines, and we’re excited to feature them in August! Plan to stop by, treat yourself, and try our our wine flights each week!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday August 2nd, and the wines and their tapas will be available through August 8th.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2015 Alexander Valley Vineyards Rosé of Sangiovese from Sonoma County, and offers the following tasting notes,

“This vintage is a deep pink color with an orange tinge. Aromas of guava, strawberry, watermelon, raspberry and mint explode out of the glass. The flavors of watermelon, strawberry, peach, berry and a hint of minerality keep you coming back for another sip. A medium bodied Rosé with crisp acidity, a dry finish and a very long aftertaste.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2015 Sivas Sonoma Pinot Noir from Sonoma Coast.  The wine is described as,

“Our Sivas-Sonoma Pinot Noir delivers an elegant nose with mildly ripe cranberry, Thai basil and hints of licorice. Vibrant, clean acidity and plentiful French oak notes from barrel aging. A medium-bodied, versatile wine with bold cherry and pomegranate flavors. Bring this wine along for the perfect dinner date.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2014 Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee from Sonoma County.  The winemaker says,

“A Bordeaux-inspired blend for everyday life that’s soft, lush and smooth but never sweet. Dangerously easy-drinking, this Merlot and Cabernet-based red wine offers balance, food-friendly structure and approachability. It’s crafted for everyday enjoyment in Sonoma Valley.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2015 Alexander Valley Vineyards Rosé of Sangiovese
100% Sangiovese
Paired with: Grilled Shrimp & Peach Skewers, Coconut-Lime Cream

2015 Sivas Sonoma Pinot Noir
100% Pinot Noir
Paired with: Prime Beef Tartare, Pinot Noir Aioli, Toasted Baguette

2014 Gundlach Bundschu Mountain Cuvee  
56% Merlot, 41% Cabernet, 2% Malbec,1% Petit Verdot
Paired with: Seared Duck Breast, Sweet Potato Andouille Hash, Cuvée Butter

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

Au Revoir France! SOHO’s Tribute To French Wines Concludes This Week…..

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Ask us if we felt that we did France justice this month, and you will be met with a resounding “yes!” We came, we drank wine, and we had a really great time munching on the tapas that our amazing chef created to pair with the wine flights!

Sadly, there’s only one week left to enjoy France and all its splendor, but you can bet your bottom dollar we are going to have fun while doing it! If you haven’t stopped by this month, then you’re overdue for a visit…

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday July 26th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through August 1st.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2015 Frédéric Esmonin “Les Gen ric Esmonin “Les Genévriéres” Bourgogne from Burgundy, and offers the following tasting notes,

“The Frederic Esmonin “Les Genevrieres” glows light red in the glass, yielding aromas of tart cranberry, ripe strawberry, and hints of brown spices. On the palate, soft cherry fruit eases into fleshed-out raspberry elements. The finish is bright and elongated, tying together a very charming, easy-to-drink Burgundy.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2014 Domaine de la Noblaie Chinon from Loire Valley.  The wine is described as,

“The Chinon rouge from the property is a case study in the balance between power and elegance, spice and softness, and fat and acidity. Jerome’s rouge is produced from a single block called “Les Chiens-Chiens:” 40-80 year old Cabernet Franc vines. This Chinon is lovely and perfumed, with tremendous length in the mouth.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2014 Château Mongravey Margaux from Cru Bourgeois.  The winemaker says,

“Intense deep purple robe. Seductive and intense nose of cassis, raspberries, spices, vanilla and unctuous grilled and toasty aromas. Well structured wine that is at the same time rich and lush in the mouth with smooth tannins and a very long finish.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2015 Frédéric Esmonin “Les Gen ric Esmonin “Les Genévriéres” Bourgogne
100% Pinot Noir
Paired with: Whipped Goat Cheese Crostini, Orange-Cherry Marmalade

2014 Domaine de la Noblaie Chinon
100% Cabernet Franc
Paired with: Lamb Wellington, Roasted Red Potatoes, Chinon-Mushroom Demi

2014 Château Mongravey Margaux   
70% Cabernet Sauvgnon, 23% Merlot, 2% Cab Franc
Paired with: Braised Pork Belly Tacos, Mole Verde, Shaved Onion and Cilantro

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

🇫🇷 Viva La Vin! Wine & Dine The French Way At SOHO!

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If you love France as much as we do, then you’ll understand why we pick the wines that we do, and offer the tapas to pair with them!  The French culture of enjoying wine while eating light and flavorful cuisine is well known around the world.  It is, indeed, a way of life, and a magnificent way of savoring the small things on a day to day basis.  We aim to adopt this practice at SOHO; won’t you join us?

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday July 19th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through July 25th.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2014 Domaine des Hâtes Chablis from Chablis, Burgundy, and offers the following tasting notes,

“Clearly it has the scope to improve much more over the next couple of years. It is richness than the Petit Chablis and its natural weight of fruit almost masks its strong minerality. However, as it opens out in the glass the complexity starts to flourish. Impressive. Drink from 2016.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2015 M. Chapoutier Belleruche Rouge from Côtes du Rhone. The wine is described as,

“Garnet red in color, this wine emits aromas of red fruits such as morello cherries and spices of licorice and grey pepper. In the mouth this wine has a great structure with firm and silky tannins.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2014 Gerard Bertrand “Kosmos” from  Languedoc-Roussillon. The winemaker says,

“Kosmos has a deep ruby-red color. This powerful, elegant and nicely-balanced cuvee is endowed with generous red fruits aromas. The tannins are mature, subtle and the lingering finish is amazingly intense. Kosmos has also an important potential for cellaring.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2014 Domaine des Hâtes Chablis
100% Chardonnay
Paired with: Proscuitto & Arugula Flatbread, Piquillo, Pickled Shallot, Grated Idiazabal

2015 M. Chapoutier Belleruche Rouge
Grenache, Syrah
Paired with: Mojo Grilled Duck Breast, Cilantro Black Rice & Runner Beans, Cote du Rhone Butter

2014 Gerard Bertrand “Kosmos” 
Syrah, Grenache, Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Malbec, Mourvédre, Marselan
Paired with: Grilled Prime Sirloin, Kosmos Wine Reduction, Mac & Cheese

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

Honoring The Spirit Of France With Wine & Tapas At SOHO!

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We’re so happy to be celebrating the spirit of France and its wines on Bastille Day! Granted, our July flight feature IS France, but it’s a happy coincidence to be able to celebrate the unity of the French people as well!  Join the party this week, try some of our delicious wines and their tapas, and let’s raise our glasses to this amazing country!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday July 12th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through July 18th.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2016 Henri Bourgeois Sancerre “Les Baronnes” from Sancerre, Loire Valley, and offers the following tasting notes,

“Les Baronnes” is typical of the Sancerre appellation and the Domaine Henri Bourgeois style. Subtle yet powerful, its persistence and harmony find their origin in the exposition and quality of the terroir. Crispy, and fruity this wine has some lime, apple and gunflint aromas balanced by ripe tropical and yellow orchard fruits.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2014 Maison L’ Envoyé Morgan Côte du Py from Beaujolias, Burgundy. The wine is described as,

“The 2014 Morgon shows aromas of ripe raspberries and boysenberries complemented by underlying orange rind nuances. Sweet wild strawberries and garrigue flavors emerge on the deeply layered palate which is held together with seamless fine grained tannins and a distinct, acid driven minerality.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2013 Boutinot “Les Coteaux Schisteux” Séguret Côtes du Rhône Villages from Côtes du Rhone. The winemaker says,

“.. the nose is explosive, plush and opulent as ever, layered with exotic spice, cracked black pepper and of course streaked with crushed vanillin. The palate is instantly appealing, polished and smooth on entry but steeped in depth and texture as the flavours swirl around, lengthen and delight.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2016 Henri Bourgeois Sancerre “Les Baronnes”
100% Sauvignon Blanc
Paired with: Grilled Swordfish Skewers, Sancerre-Saffron Aioli 

2014 Maison L’ Envoyé Morgan Côte du Py
100% Gamay Noir
Paired with: Fried Goat Cheese Stuffed Wontons, Orange-Raspberry Marmalade

2013 Boutinot “Les Coteaux Schisteux” Séguret Côtes du Rhône Villages 
80% Grenache Noir, 20% Syrah
Paired with: Short Rib Stuffed Piquillo, Roasted Mushroom and Onion, Steak Sauce

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

Shall We Travel To France For Some Wine? Mais Oui!

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Did you know that if you drank a new wine each night, it would take 8 years to drink your way through France?  Boy, do we like a good challenge!

With over 200 indigenous wine varieties–from the well-known Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, to the lesser-known Prunelard and Savagnin, there’s an amazing array of options to try!  We are going to have so much fun exploring 11 of our favorite regions!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday July 5th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through July 11th.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2014 Famille Hugel Pinot Blanc from Alsace, France and offers the following tasting notes,

“The 2014 Alcance Cabernet is a true reflection of the two appellations from which it hails: the freshness imparted from the Maule grapes harmonizes beautifully with the superb structure of the Maipo fruit. This is a deep, intense, complex wine with aromas of maraschino cherries and cassis. The bright, vivacious palate explodes with fruit over powerful yet refined tannins.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2014 Delas Freres Crozes Hermitage from Crozes-Hermitage. The wine is described as,

“The Catena Cabernet Franc Appellation El Cepillo presents a purple color with red ruby tones. The nose offers elegant aromas of spices, and fresh herbs as thyme and rosemary, red berries, cassis and raspberries, with layers of cedar. The mouthfeel is full and rich with cassis, raspberries flavors and notes of black pepper and oregano . The finish is bright and fresh with finely grained tannins.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2015 Chateau Cap L’ Ousteau Haut-Medoc from Haut Medoc. The winemaker says,

“Rich flavors of ripe plum, cherry and dark currant with notes of mocha. Velvet finish filled with hints of dark chocolate.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2014 Famille Hugel Pinot Blanc
50% Pinot Blanc, 50% Auxerroir
Paired with: Pickled Cucumber, Lemon Crab Salad, Salmon Roe

2014 Delas Freres Crozes Hermitage
100% Syrah
Paired with: Prosciutto & Provolone Arancini, Arugula Pesto

2015 Chateau Cap L’ Ousteau Haut-Medoc
62% Merlot, 33% Cabernet,5% Petit Verdot
Paired with: Grilled Sirloin, Seared Polenta Cake, Blackberry Romesco Sauce

 Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

SOHO IS All About These 3 Vibrant South American Reds!

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To say that we enjoy South American wines is an understatement!  While you’ll find all the usual suspects (Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc etc…) in South America, there are a handful of lesser known varieties that have taken on a uniquely South American identity. You’ve got the familiars (like Malbec), and others are only now making a name for themselves outside of the Southern Hemisphere.  We aim to bring you as many as you can possibly enjoy!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday June 28th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through July 3rd.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2014 Alcance Cabernet from Maule, Chile and offers the following tasting notes,

“The 2014 Alcance Cabernet is a true reflection of the two appellations from which it hails: the freshness imparted from the Maule grapes harmonizes beautifully with the superb structure of the Maipo fruit. This is a deep, intense, complex wine with aromas of maraschino cherries and cassis. The bright, vivacious palate explodes with fruit over powerful yet refined tannins.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2014 Bodega Catena Zapata San Carlos Cabernet Franc from Mendoza, Argentina The wine is described as,

“The Catena Cabernet Franc Appellation El Cepillo presents a purple color with red ruby tones. The nose offers elegant aromas of spices, and fresh herbs as thyme and rosemary, red berries, cassis and raspberries, with layers of cedar. The mouthfeel is full and rich with cassis, raspberries flavors and notes of black pepper and oregano . The finish is bright and fresh with finely grained tannins.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2013 Piatelli Grand Reserve Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina. The winemaker says,

“Rich flavors of ripe plum, cherry and dark currant with notes of mocha. Velvet finish filled with hints of dark chocolate.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2014 Alcance Cabernet 
100% Cabernet
Paired with: Pork Confit Croquettes, Cherry-Apple Jam

2014 Bodega Catena Zapata San Carlos Cabernet Franc 
100% Cabernet Franc
Paired with: Grilled Lamb Tenderloin, Roasted Purple Potato, Mole Rojo

2013 Piatelli Grand Reserve Malbec
100% Malbac
Paired with: Fried Firefly Calamari, Spanish Chorizo, Malbec Aioli

 Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

Quench Your Thirst With South American Reds At SOHO!

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Welcome to rainy season in Atlanta!  While we’re all a little waterlogged, it gives us a good excuse to meet up and drink some fabulous wines from South America!  For those of you that love South American reds, this week there’s three to try.  A malbec, a Carmenère, and a Cabernet that you’ll truly be able to appreciate when paired with Chef Joe’s tapas! Get ready for a wonderful flight experience, and stay dry out there, Atlanta!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday June 21st, and the wines and their tapas will be available through June 28th.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2014 Alcance Carmenère from Maule, Chile and offers the following tasting notes,

“The 2014 Tannat has the classic flavors of a cooler year with a nice mix of red and black fruit along with white pepper and other spices. The mouth is rich, vibrant, and fresh with juicy and lively tannins. There is a beautifully balanced energy to the wine as the vineyards start to age.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2014 Altos Las Hormigas Malbec from Uco Valley, Argentina The wine is described as,

“Continuing in the hallmark style of Malbec from Remolinos Vineyard, this vintage shows the intense violet aromatics and bright freshness and acidity which has come to define Decero Malbec. Elegant tannin complexity reflects beautifully integrated oak tannins following 14 months in French oak.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2013 Famiglia Bianchi Cabernet from San Rafael, Mendoza. The winemaker says,

“Black fruit and flowers from Uco Valley Malbec laced with spicy Petit Verdot. Malbec lends freshness and smoothness, while Petit Verdot grants volume and persistence, conferring a lush, rich attack and wonderful length to the blend.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2014 Alcance Carmenère
90% Carmenère, 10% Cabernet
Paired with: Grilled Prime Sirloin, herb roasted potatoes and Carmenère Demi-glacé

2014 Altos Las Hormigas Malbec
100% Malbec
Paired with: Whipped Goat Cheese Crostini and Black Plum-Fig Jam

2013 Famiglia Bianchi Cabernet
100% Cabernet Sauvignon
Paired with: Lamb Sliders, Htipiti Sauce, Pickled Red Onion

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!

Dip Into The Bounty Of South American Wine At SOHO!

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South America produces some incredible varieties of wine that we at SOHO get pretty excited about!  We’ve got a couple of Argentinian gems this week, plus one from Uruguay that will knock your socks off!

Part of the fun of bringing you these wines for you to try is creating tapas to pair with them, and we’re proud to say that Chef Joe is up to the challenge.  We hope you come hungry, because you will not leave disappointed!

This week’s Flight Night begins on Wednesday June 14th, and the wines and their tapas will be available through June 20th.

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First, SOHO will pour a 2014 Bodega Garzón Tannat from Uruguay and offers the following tasting notes,

“The 2014 Tannat has the classic flavors of a cooler year with a nice mix of red and black fruit along with white pepper and other spices. The mouth is rich, vibrant, and fresh with juicy and lively tannins. There is a beautifully balanced energy to the wine as the vineyards start to age.”

Next, SOHO will pour a 2014 Finca Decero Malbec from Mendoza, Argentina.  The wine is described as,

“Continuing in the hallmark style of Malbec from Remolinos Vineyard, this vintage shows the intense violet aromatics and bright freshness and acidity which has come to define Decero Malbec. Elegant tannin complexity reflects beautifully integrated oak tannins following 14 months in French oak.”

Finally, SOHO will pour a 2014 Bodega Catena Zapata Red Blend from Valle de Uco, Argentina. The winemaker says,

“Black fruit and flowers from Uco Valley Malbec laced with spicy Petit Verdot. Malbec lends freshness and smoothness, while Petit Verdot grants volume and persistence, conferring a lush, rich attack and wonderful length to the blend.”

SOHO’s Executive Chef Joe Zelinka has created a suggested tapa plate to pair with each of the wines!

2014 Bodega Garzón Tannat
100% Tannat
Paired with: Lamb Meatballs, Curry-Goat Cheese Sauce

2014 Finca Decero Malbec
100% Malbec
Paired with: Prime Sirloin Carpaccio, Manchego, Decero Wine Aioli

2014 Bodega Catena Zapata Red Blend
92% Malbec; 8% Petit Verdot
Paired with: Moules Frites

Sample each wine in a flight (three three-ounce glasses) for $14.25. Or, pair the flight with a tapa plate for $19. Try a full glass of wine and tapa plate for $13. Of course, the wines and tapas are available individually as well ($9.50/glass and $6.50/tapas).

We can’t wait to see you!