Come in and check out our featured retail wines at even lower prices in May! (to-go only)
2011 Kistler, Pinot Noir Russian River Valley $65, reg $75
This is a brand new wine from Kistler and a 1st release. It is a blend of their top single-vineyard Pinot Noirs from around the Russian River Valley.
2009 Dr. F. Weins Prum Riesling Spatlese DRY, Mosel Valley, Germany $25, reg $35
Riesling grapes were harvested with enough sugar to make a dessert wine, but instead were fermented dry. This is an amazing Riesling that could age indefinitely.
2009 Bacio Divino ‘Pazzo’, Napa Valley $25, reg $29
‘Pazzo’ means ‘crazy’ in Italian, which describes this crazy and extremely drinkable Napa blend of Sangiovese, Syrah and Cabernet.
Prices good through May or while supplies last.
Tuesdays | 5-8 pm
$20 per person | 4-5 wines
May 7th – Napa Valley
May 14th – Chilled Reds
May 21st – Best Whites
May 28th – Northern Italy
Welcome to the wine shop at CUCINA enoteca, home to over 200 selections of Wines of the Americas and Italy!Gone are the all-too-common restaurant markups. CUCINA enoteca’s list follows an aggressive retail -pricing format, so whether enjoying a bottle in our restaurant, or stopping by to pick up a few great varietals to enjoy in the comfort of your own home, we have many attractive options to suit your palate.Not a wine aficionado? No worries, our knowledgeable staff will be glad to recommend something new or re-introduce you to an old favorite! As a recipient of the Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, we have something for every wine lover; from value-oriented bottles that start at $10 to some of the world’s most sought after collectables!
- $8 corkage fee per bottle for all on-site consumption.
- 10% case discount and frequent deeper discounts on featured wines to go.
Meet our Wine Director: Ed Manetta
Ed Manetta has worked in the wine industry for over 15 years and was certified by the Court of Master Sommeliers in 1999. In 2002, he became a University of California, Irvine wine instructor and is currently the most tenured wine instructor at UCI. In 2010 he passed the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Advanced Certificate with Merit and is currently enrolled in the WSET Diploma Level program. This is their highest level, and upon completion in early 2013, Ed will enter into the Master of Wine program.
Ed brings a great deal of knowledge and passion to his position with CUCINA enoteca. Customers who would like to request a wine purchasing/cellar stocking consultation should contact Ed directly at the wine shop by calling 949-861-2222 or via email at email@example.com