San Jose

J. Lohr Summer Dinner #1

Date: 
Saturday, June 2, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Enjoy a four course gourmet wine-paired dinner catered by Chef David Page featuring Roasted Loin of Colorado Lamb with Fresh Herbs de Provence, Crisp Roasted Garlic Potato Cake, Lavender Honey Infused Lamb Jus, and Minted Iocopi Farms Pea Puree paired with library vintage 2007 J. Lohr Gesture Mourvèdre. Click here for full menu.

$95 per person. For more information email sjevents@jlohr.com. Seating is limited. Advance ticket purchase required.

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J. Lohr San Jose Wine Center- 1000 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

 

Wine Club Annual Bus Trip - San Jose

Date: 
Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 8:30am - 6:00pm

Sorry, this trip is full, but we are taking names on a wait list.
Please call our wine center at 408-918-2260 to be placed on the list.

This year we’ll explore the hidden wine treasure of Hollister! We’ll learn about the winemakers who continue the tradition of producing excellent wines dating back to the 1850s in this scenic region. Our agricultural stop will be a tour of Filice Farms in Hollister.

Leal Vineyards - Tasting and wood-fired pizza snacks with owner/winemaker
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Pietra Santa Winery - Wine and olive oil tasting. BBQ lunch with Me and the Hound Catering.
Note: We will have our tasting and lunch in the cellar/barrel room which is handicap accessible. There is no handicap access to the tasting room for purchases but staff can assist you with purchases if needed. pietrasantawinery.com

DeRose Vineyard - Tasting of DeRose and import wines. derosewine.com

Coffee and pastries provided at check-in at San Jose Wine Center
$80/members; $90/non-members (can bring up to two guests)
Reservations required. Call the San Jose Wine Center at 408-918-2260, or email mmcgregor@jlohr.com

Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting -SOLD OUT

Date: 
Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:30pm

Come relax reception-style while you glean an education on the finer things in life!

This fun-filled pairing event will include six world-class J. Lohr wines, an assortment of imported and domestic cheeses presented by Chef Jaimie Casey of JC Culinary and a decadent medley of chocolates from Dolce Bella Chocolate Cafe.  Complete the evening with a special tasting from Peet's Coffee & Tea.  

$30 per person. Please email sjevents@jlohr.com if you wish to be added to the wait-list.

J. Lohr San Jose Wine Center- 1000 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

Riedel Wine Glass Tasting Event

Date: 
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

A unique wine tasting demonstrating the relationship between glass design and your perception and enjoyment of various wine varietals. Start the evening off with a light appetizer reception followed by a guided wine tasting and sensory evaluation presented by a Riedel representative. Finish the evening with desserts and coffee.

$90.00 (Wine club members pay $80.00 if tickets are purchased prior to April 20th). Price includes a 4 piece Riedel Vinum Tasting Set valued at $116 that you will be able to take home with you at no extra charge.*

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Scott at 408-918-2265 or stop by the tasting room daily between 10am and 5pm. Or order online at the link below:

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Event takes place at the J. Lohr San Jose Wine Center,
1000 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

*Vinum Tasting Sets contain 24% Lead Crystal.

J. Lohr Taste Tour: Wine, Spice, Sauce & Texture

Date: 
Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Enjoy a guided tasting of four wines, three types of flatbread, three sauces and three spices. Mix & match each combination to find perfect pairings of wine with different spices, sauces & textures. Finish with dark chocolate, two additional wines, and three new spice and flavor combinations. This information filled, seated tasting event will be presented by Chef Jaimie Casey of JC Culinary. 

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$30 per person. For more information email sjevents@jlohr.com. Seating is limited. Advance ticket purchase required.

J. Lohr San Jose Wine Center- 1000 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

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Down to Earth: A Vegetarian Dinner celebrating Earth Day 2012

Date: 
Sunday, April 22, 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:30pm

Join Steve Lohr and Sustainability Coordinator Kathryn Teissier du Cros at J. Lohr's first vegetarian dinner in celebration of Earth Day.

Called 'Down to Earth' in alignment with the Wine Institute's recognition of California's leadership in sustainable winegrowing and other environmental initiatives, this sumptuous 5-course meal catered by J. C. Culinary features classically-inspired Middle Eastern fare including a savory Moroccan Stew Butternut Squash roasted with Cinnamon, Cumin & Coriander paired with J. Lohr Gesture Grenache Rose preceded by Grilled, Smoked Tofu & Arugula Salad paired with our new J. Lohr Highlands Bench Pinot Noir to compliment additional food & wine pairings. See the full menu here.

Cost is $75/person.

J. Lohr San Jose Wine Center, 1000 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126
 

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J. Lohr Wine 101: Burgundy Unearthed

Date: 
Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Lawrence Lohr, Director of Wine Education, takes you on a tour of Burgundy, with a specific focus on Chardonnay and Pinot Noir. This guided tasting and discussion will feature four of the Burgundy inspired wines of the J. Lohr Vineyard Series, including the brand new J. Lohr Highlands Bench Chardonnay and J. Lohr Highlands Bench Pinot Noir. Includes a light appetizer reception. Please note that this event is being added to the popular 2012 Wine 101 Education Series, which will conclude with a Wine & Appetizer Pairing class on March 29th.

$30 per person.Tickets available in the San Jose tasting room or by calling Lisa at (408) 918-2176. Email sjevents@jlohr.com for more information. Seating is limited. Advance ticket purchase required.

Monday Mixer: Wine & Dessert

Date: 
Monday, March 12, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Taste samples of six J. Lohr wines paired with fruit and three gourmet dessert bites from Chef David Page, and six specialty caramels created in the kitchens of Snake & Butterfly Chocolates.  (Bourbon Caramel, Rum Caramel, Scotch Caramel, Balsamic Fig Caramel, Honey Caramel and Red Alaea Salt Caramel). 

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Tickets: $30.00 per person.

Event takes place at the J. Lohr San Jose Wine Center, 1000 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126

Your ticket purchase includes a $10 take-home jar of caramel from Snake & Butterfly!  Advance ticket purchase / reservations are required.

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J. Lohr Wine & Cheese Pairing

Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Cheese expert Chef Jaimie Casey of JC Culinary has specially paired world class J. Lohr wines with a wonderful selection of Gourmet Cheeses. This educational seminar includes a guided sensory evaluation and tasting of wine & cheese pairings, a detailed description of each cheese and the cheese making process and a recipe using one of the cheeses for each participant to take home.

$30 per person. Tickets available in the San Jose tasting room, 1000 Lenzen Avenue, San Jose, CA 95126 or by calling Lisa at (408) 918-2176 or email sjevents@jlohr.com.

The Golden Glass~Slow Food San Francisco

Date: 
Saturday, February 4, 2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Golden Glass celebrates the efforts of approximately 200 national and international wine producers who strive to protect, nurture, and revive the indigenous and classic varieties of their regions. In partnership with Slow Food USA, the event will showcase the creative culinary talents of top Bay Area chefs with three dozen purveyors sampling bite size pieces of signature dishes, charcuterie, cheese and more savories throughout the afternoon. Proceeds benefit key Slow Food San Francisco initiatives including The School Garden Initiative and Slow Food USA's Ark of Taste Program.

General Public: $80 for wine + food, $30 food only, kids under 5 free ; Slow Food members: $70 for wine + food, $25 food only, kids under 5 free

For more information visit www.thegoldenglass.com.

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