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August is upon us and its gonna be a great one! This week we have Hoots Beer Co ( Joining us for our Beer tasting and for wine we have Hannah from Advintage ( back in store on Thursday along with Mahalo Heights ( from Pinnacle, NC tasting some of their delicious Honey now in stock at the market. New Beers this Week! Blackberry Farm Brewery, Haus Guest, Lager, 5.2%… – Brewed in collaboration with Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. of Charleston, SC. Haus Guest is a German-style Helles Lager that pours a brilliant golden yellow and presents a cracker-like maltiness on the palate, with a subtle Noble hop character from Tettnanger and Cryo Saaz hops. Burlington Beer Co, It’s Complicated being a Wizard, Double IPA, 8% – Brewed with Barley, Wheat Malt, and Flaked Oats. Hopped with Simcoe, Idaho 7, and Chinook for flavors and aromas of Ripe Papaya, Nectarines & Orange Zest. BRLO, Wild Berries, Cider, 4.5% – Tangy organic apple meets sweet wild berries. With a fruity-dry finish and beautiful notes of blackberry and cherry. Edmund’s Oast, Leather Jacket, Porter, 6.5% – American Porter style, expressing round notes of earthy chocolate and oak, brought together with a touch of sweet caramel. Cascade & Centennial hops hint at citrus orchards in bloom. 3 Sons Brewing, Hop’n Gator, IPA, 6.5% – An East Coast IPA dry-hopped with Amarillo, Centennial, and Chinook Cryo hops. FrauGruber, Pils, Bavarian Pilsner, 4.8% – An Bavarian Pilsner Hopped with Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Hallertauer Select, Tettnanger, Opal. New Wines this Week!! Oliver Coste, Rare, Carignan Blanc, France – Ripe and expansive, reflective of the Languedoc sun, with ripe melon, tangerine, cold cream, pineapple rind and spicy energy to a warming finish. Suggested Food Pairings: Prosciutto, Melon Salads. Chateau Bonnet, Rose, Bordeaux, France – Very pale pink colour with light grey highlights. Nose of red fruits and flowers, touches of menthol. Greedy and fruity attack. Refreshing evolution with mineral accents, bright, lively and tense finish. Suggested Pairings: Pizza, Salads or Summer grills Reina de Castilla, Principe, Verdejo, Frizzante – Flowers, lemons, white peach, orange rind, white flowers and spice show in the nose and on the bright, citrus, pear and green apple filled palate. Oh!… and the wine is Blue!!! Suggested Food Pairings: Spicy Food, Poultry Colliano. White wine with Maceration (Orange Wine), Slovenia -Distinct minerality, citrus, and thyme. Gentle and sweet tannins with long, fresh, and lasting aftertaste rounded with roasted almonds Suggested Food Pairings: Mature cheese, Roast Meat Discover Malbec: A Bold and Alluring Argentinean Treasure Indulge your senses in the rich and captivating world of Malbec, a grape varietal that has found its true home in the heart of Argentina. Originally hailing from France, Malbec has blossomed into a national treasure in Argentina, producing wines that are both bold and alluring, and leaving wine enthusiasts worldwide utterly enchanted. Malbec’s story in Argentina began in the 19th century when adventurous winemakers recognized the grape’s potential in the country’s unique terroir. The high-altitude vineyards of Mendoza, nestled against the dramatic backdrop of the Andes Mountains, provide the ideal conditions for Malbec to thrive. The cool nights and sunny days in this arid region allow the grape to ripen slowly, resulting in wines with exceptional depth and complexity. One of Malbec’s defining characteristics is its deep, inky color, which hints at the intensity of flavors to come. Aromas of ripe red and black fruits, such as plum, blackberry, and cherry, mingle with hints of spice and floral undertones, making each sip a sensory delight. Argentinean Malbec is often celebrated for its approachable and velvety texture, making it a perfect companion for a wide range of foods, from succulent steaks to flavorful empanadas. Whether you’re a seasoned oenophile or a curious wine lover, Malbec beckons you to embark on a journey of exploration and delight. So, raise your glass to this Argentinean treasure and experience the bold and alluring charm of a glass of Malbec. Did you know Buies Market is on Untappd? Follow us to keep up to date with all the beer at the market !!