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Lake Street Wine and Beer Tasting and Silent Auction

Lake Street Council

Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

Lake Street Wine and Beer Tasting and Silent Auction

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Tickets still available at the door at full price.

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This is Lake Street Council's ONLY fundraiser of the year. The money raised here ensures we can continue our work renewing and strengthening the business community on the Lake Street Corridor and Twin Cities at large. 

Lucky for you, we've made supporting Lake Street Council a ton of fun—sample fine wines, local brews, and authentic Mexican food while bidding on silent auction items donated by many of the people and businesses that make Lake Street great. You can even dance a little if you want. We encourage that.

Join us at El Nuevo Rodeo (3003 27th Ave S) on November 17 from 5:30–8 p.m.

Meet the MC's:

Dipankar Mukherjee, Artistic Director, Pangea World Theater
Robert Lilligren, City Council Representative—Ward 6
Gary Schiff, City Council Representative—Ward 9
Andrea Jenkins, City Council Policy Aide—Ward 8

Check out our:

Wine List
Beer List
Coffee List
Silent Auction Items


2011 Wine List (Donated by East Lake Liquor Store) 

Station 1 

Estancia Zinfandel Paso Robles 2009 (California):
Ripe boysenberry and black cherry accented by notes of dark chocolate and cinnamon. 

Black Opal Shiraz Cabernet 2010 (Australia):
Spice and pepper, along with very ripe dark fruit flavors and a soft tannin finish.

Bogle Vineyards Petite Sirah 2008 (California):
Tones of pipe tobacco, leather, and cocoa, with juniper and spice.

La Bastarda Pinot Grigio 2010 (Italy):
Bright citrus and pear flavors with just the right amount of body and structure.

Station 2

Mark West Pinot Noir 2009 (California):
Deep, concentrated raspberry, cherry pie with a touch of cola berry.

Humberto Canale Black River Malbec 2010 (Argentina):
Well balanced on the palate with sweet tannins, velvety structure, and a fruity young taste. 

Dancing Bull Merlot 2009 (California):
Inflections of black cherries and blackberries. The tannins grow quickly.  

Bush Camp “The Sundowner” Chenin Blanc 2011 (South Africa):
This is a medium-bodied with clear lemon, lime and peach tones.


Station 3

Garnacha de Fuego 2009 (Spain):
Smooth flavors of spice, vanilla, and raspberry have a nice finish of subtle tannins 

Pomelo Sauvignon Blanc 2009 (California):
Flavors of fig, apple, and grapefruit. Simultaneously creamy, crisp, and complex.

Eclat du Rhône 2008 (France):
Rich, thick berry palate with a young touch of spice and firm finish.

Benziger Carneros Chardonnay 2008 (California):
Ripe peach and pear followed by notes of soft vanilla. 


Station 4

Apothic Red Winemaker’s Blend 2009 (California):
Rhubarb and black cherry with hints of mocha, chocolate, brown spice, and vanilla. 

Rosemount Estate Diamond Label Shiraz 2008 (Australia):
Forward blackberry and cherry with a touch of anise and generous tannins. 

Our Daily Red 2009 (California, Certified Organic):
Full bodied with hints of blackberry and earthiness.

La Fiera Pinot Grigio Veneto 2010 (Italy):
Floral and fruity, expressing ripe peach and apple flavors with a subtle mineral finish. 


Station 5

Juan Benegas Malbec 2008 (Argentina):
Fig and plum to rhubarb and prune, with a thickly textured, smoky finish.  

Cline Zinfandel 2010 (California):
Black cherry and raspberry, spice notes and a lasting finish of vanilla from oak aging. 

Maison Louis Latour: Domaine de Valmoissine Pinot Noir 2010 (France):
Flavors of raspberry and blackberry with supple tannins and notes of dried flower.

Angeline Reserve Chardonnay 2010 (California):
An orchard of flavors—peach, apple, and nectarine.


Station 6

Josef Drathen Kabinett 2009 (Germany):
Sweet and fruity, with a hint of granny smith apple.

Notro Sangiovese/Bonarda 2010 (Argentina):
Medium bodied with soft, supple tannins and plenty of juicy red fruit flavors.

RELAX Riesling 2010 (Germany):
Slightly dry, with a crisp flavor of pears and apples. 

J. Lohr Estates: Seven Oaks Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 (California):
Black currant, plum, and black cherry with a rich tannin structure.

2011 Beer List (Donated by Harriet Brewing)


Station 7

West Side—Belgian-style IPA

An eclectic ale brewed to balance the brightest West Coast hops with a prolific Belgian yeast strain. It pours light copper with white head. Subtle malt gives way to a fruity, citrus-y, and slightly spicy aroma and flavor. Mediaum-bodied, tart, and effervescent.

Divine Oculust—Belgian-style Golden Strong

Divine Oculust pours straw color with a white head. Light fruitiness and subtle spice and alcohol flavors derived from yeast are complimented with an abundance of noble hops which enhance the light fruity character and contribute a pleasant floral note. Medium-bodied, slightly warming, effervescent.



2011 Coffee List (Donated by Peace Coffee)


Station 8

Guatemalan Dark Roast
A smooth dark roast with a rich cocoa and dark roasted walnut finish. 

Decaf Dark Roast
A robust decaf. Rich and creamy with a clean finish.

Have questions about Lake Street Wine and Beer Tasting and Silent Auction? Contact Lake Street Council

When & Where

3003 27th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, 55406

Thursday, November 17, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM (CST)

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