Friday, December 14, 2012

End of the World Wine Tasting & Wholesale Event on 12/15 - Houston, Texas

Saturday, December 15, 2012 from 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Houston, Texas

13 celsius
3000 Caroline
Houston, Texas 77004

Cost: Free Admission

Happy Holidays! We are pleased to have the opportunity to wish you the best of times with your family and friends as we approach another year with the ability to serve you the best wines possible. In appreciation of your continued support and to help make your holiday shopping a little easier (and a whole lot more fun), we invite you to attend our End of the World Tasting and Annual Wholesale Event on Saturday, December 15th from 1 to 7 p.m. Bar and food service will begin at 4 p.m.

In tribute to Mayan theory, the Mayan calendar finishes one of its great cycles in December 2012, fueling countless theories about the end of the world on December 21, 2012 at 11:11(UTC). We know it won't end, but figure it can't hurt to be prepared!

During this one-day wholesale event, come to 13 and shop for amazing wine values for your friends and family (or stuff your own stocking). This once-a-year sale is our way of saying thanks to you. On this special day, you can find unique wines at ridiculously low, wholesale prices. First come, first served. We'll be sampling many of the wines for sale on this day so you'll know exactly what you're getting.

Special features of this year's sale include:

Several vendors will be on hand to pour tastes of some amazing wines and give you a bit of info on their products available at the sale.

Cellar Tours
We will guide you to the perfect bottles to bring to Christmas dinner or to wrap up as gifts. Scheduled on the hour, you can select from our stock of wines not included in this special sale. Email  to schedule your tour. This is absolutely the best way to score some great gems at incredibly low prices. Mike wants to make as much room as possible for new and unusual wines wine for you to enjoy this coming year. This is the best time to buy the good stuff.

Pre-Selected Cases
To make your shopping as quick and efficient as possible, as always, pre-selected mixed cases will be available. There's limited availability and many price levels, making this the easy, cost-effective way to stock up for your holiday feasts and parties.

13 celsius Gift Cards
A great way to get something for your more challenging gift recipients!

Monica Pope's (Sparrow Bar + Cookshop)
Available only at 13 for this one-day event, our favorite Texas culinary pioneer and award-winning chef Monica Pope will be on hand with the perfect pairings for your wine purchases.

The Houston Dairymaids
The Houston Dairymaids will be joining us with a great selection of artisan American cheeses. Taste and buy these special cheeses for the holidays!

Brown Paper Chocolates
Deliriously creative and unbelievably seductive, artisan Brown Paper Chocolates beg consumption. Starting with the highest quality Belgian chocolates, chocolatier Richard Kaplan mixes in only the finest, superior, all natural products to create unparalleled and surprising taste sensations that must be experienced to be believed.

What: 13 celsius' End of the World Tasting & Annual Wholesale Event
When: Saturday, December 15th, 1 - 7 p.m.
Where: 3000 Caroline, Houston 77004
Contact: 713.529.VINO (8466) /
Admission: Free

We look forward to seeing you at this year's Market to thank you in person for your continued friendship and support. Best wishes and Happy Holidays from all of us at 13.


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