Events

Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve!

New Year’s Eve! 3pm until after midnight! NYE is the biggest night of the year at Ambonnay! Join us as we welcome in the new year and say goodbye to 2017. For New Year’s we pour exclusively from magnums all night! This night is so crazy that we don’t take reservations, first come, first served. Generally the later in the evening the easier it is to get in!

Here’s the list of champagnes from magnum:

Bérêche & Fils Reflet d'Antan Brut NV(2012 base) $30/glass
Pierre Péters Blanc de Blancs Brut NV $18/glass
Louis Roederer Brut Rosé 2007 $25/glass
Larmandier-Bernier Longitude Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut NV $16/glass
Paul Déthune Brut NV $14/glass
Additional magnums of champagne will be opened throughout the evening.

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Dec
16
5:00 PM17:00

J'Ambonnay!

Manuel from Conserva will be serving Cinco Jotas paleta iberica de bellota accompanied by sliced baguette with iberico de bellota "butter" and first-of-the-season fresh Oregon white truffles $20! I’ll have the following available by the glass in addition to our regular menu: Ulysse Colline Les Maillons Rosé de Saignée Extra Brut(13), Gaston Chiquet Blanc de Blancs d’Aÿ Brut NV, and Moussé Fils Terre d’Illite Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut 2012. No reservations required, just drop in.

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Dec
15
7:00 PM19:00

Dave Cracks Open the Cellar!

Ever wonder what the guy that owns a champagne bar has in his cellar? Join me at this tasting to find out. I’ll be opening the folloing killer bubbles that I’ve been wanting to enjoy with great company!

1 Agrapart & fils  Mineral Blanc de Blancs Extra Brut 2009 $120

3 Marguet Les Bermonts Extra Brut 2011 $115

3 Francis Boulard Les Rechais Brut Nature 2006 $90

4 Ulysse Collin Les Maillons Blanc de Noirs Extra Brut L13 $100

5 Benoît Lahaye Le Jardin de la Grosse Pierre Brut Nature $120

6 Chartogne-Taillet Millésime Extra Brut 2008 $85

7 Vilmart Grand Cellier d’Or Brut 2012 $105

total retail value $735!

Tickets  are $100 per person to enjoy 7 wines and discussion about them. Reservations and payment in advance are required. Please contact me for full details.

 

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Dec
9
7:00 PM19:00

Prestige Tasting featuring Cristal - SOLD OUT

Rather than opening all the best champagnes, like years past, this year we’ll just open Cristal! This is without a doubt one of the best champagnes made, and despite its past with the hip hop community, I assure you its amazing! We’ll be puling the corks on Cristal from 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2009 and Cristal Rosé 2009. $275 per person to enjoy 7 wines and discussion about them. Reservations and payment in advance are required. Please contact me for full details.

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Dec
8
6:30 PM18:30

Aged Oregon!

We all hear about how wine is supposed to age, and its so much better with time. Well here’s your chance to experience for your self! I’ve been cellaring some of my favorite Oregon wines for a good long time now and I’d love for you to join me as I pull some corks! We’ll taste all the way back to Domaine Drouhin 1996, along with some St. Innocent, Sineann, Evening Land Vineyards and more! . $75 per person to enjoy 7 wines and discussion about them. Reservations and payment in advance are required. Please contact me for full details.

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Nov
17
6:30 PM18:30

Cédric Bouchard/Roses de Jeanne Champagne

Cédric has been making champagne since 2001 in the Cote des Bars, and is one of the most influential young producers in Champagne. All of his champagnes are single grape, single vineyard, single vintage so they demonstrate a fantastic insight to the terroir of his village. The full list of wines is still being decided upon, but know that we’ll enjoy at least 7 of Cédric wines including his old vine Pinot Blanc. $80 per person to enjoy 7 wines and discussion about them. Reservations and payment in advance are required. Please contact me for full details.

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Nov
11
5:00 PM17:00

J'Ambonnay and Ambonnay 6 Year Anniversary!

The 6th anniversary celebration will reach its high point on Saturday Nov 11th when Manuel from Conserva joins us for J’Ambonnay! He’s going all out for us by serving a Duo of Cinco Jotas Acorn-fed Jamón Ibérico de bellota (4 year cured) and Lomo served with picos and colines by Spanish Chef Luis Molina for $20. Availabe from 5-9pm

To pair with these delicious goodies, I’ll be pouring 3 awesome champagnes from 2011, the year Ambonnay opened. Come enjoy Cédric Bouchard Inflorescence Val Vilaine Brut Nature(2011) $17, Bérêche & Fils Les Beaux Regards Extra Brut(2011) $17, and Chartogne-Taillet Heurtebise Extra Brut 2011 $22. The J’Ambonnay champagnes will be available all night or until we run out!  

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Jul
22
5:00 PM17:00

J'Ambonnay!

I'm teaming up with Manuel from Conserva and Viridian Farms to show off his carving skills with a Cinco Jotas Jamón Ibérico, Spain's premier Jamón. 1 oz along with Picos de Pan will be $20. I’ll be serving an additional 3 champagnes chosen to pair with the Jamon. It should be a fantastic evening. Drop in, no reservations needed.

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Jun
10
5:00 PM17:00

J'Ambonnay!

I'm teaming up with Manuel from Conserva and Viridian Farms to show off his carving skills with 3 year old Iberico Jamon. 1 oz along with Picos de Pan will be $10. I’ll be serving an additional 3 champagnes chosen to pair with the Jamon. It should be a fantastic evening. Drop in, no reservations needed.

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May
26
5:00 PM17:00

Rosé Rodeo!

May 26th Rosé Rodeo 5:00-11:00pm – Join us for the best night of the year for Rosé Champagne! We’ll be pouring the following 7 champagnes by the taste and by the glass. 2 oz tastes are $7 and 5 oz glasses are $14. No reservations necessary, just drop in!

Here’s what we’ll be pouring:

Aubry Brut Rosé NV – Petite Montagne

Chartogne-Taillet Brut Rosé – Massif St. Thierry

Christophe Mignon Brut Rosé NV – Vallée de la Marne

Marc Hebrart Brut Rosé NV – Grande Vallée

Pierre Gerbais Grains de Celles Extra Brut RoséNV(2012) –Cote des Bars

R.H. Coutier Brut Rosé NV – Montagne de Reims – Ambonnay

Savart Bulle de Rosé Brut NV - Petite Montagne

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May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Champagne Louis Roederer

May 19th Louis Roederer! 6-7:30pm – Louis Roederer – Join us for a fantastic celebration of one of the greatest Champagne houses, Louis Roederer! This is one of my favorite Maisons because their wines show incredible depth and complexity while retaining elegance, plus they’re the largest biodynamic farmer in Champagne. If all of that isn’t enough, Roederer is the house behind Cristal, despite its history with hip hop culture, it is truly one of the greatest champagnes.

 

Cydni Challacombe will be representing Roederer for this tasting and between us we’ll share fascinating stories of our experiences with this iconic producer. During the tasting, we’ll enjoy Louis Roederer Brut Premier NV, Blanc de Blancs Brut 2009, Vintage 2008, Brut Nature 2009, Rosé 2009, and Cristal 2009!  $75 per person includes generous tastes of all of the champagnes, stories, and a few surprises. Please RSVP to info@ambonnaybar.com if you would like to join us!

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May
5
6:30 PM18:30

3 Vessel Energetic Wine Tasting

Join me to dig into what Energetic Wine is all about. We’ll enjoy 3 Energetic Wines from 3 vessels. This tasting will help get in touch with your body and notice how Energy flows and moves with the aid of Energetic Wine. This tasting is body focused rather than wine focused, meaning we will not be focusing flavor, food pairings, and typical “wine speak”. Please note this is a intimate experience limited to 6 people. For this tasting we will be sitting on the floor, so please wear comfortable clothes, best to avoid short skirts. Shoes need to be removed as well.  $35 per person, and reservations are required.

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Apr
29
5:00 PM17:00

J'Ambonnay

I'm teaming up with Manuel from Conserva and Viridian Farms to show off his carving skills with 3 year old Iberico Jamon. 1 oz along with Picos de Pan will be $10. I’ll be serving an additional 3 champagnes chosen to pair with the Jamon. It should be a fantastic evening. Drop in, no reservations needed.

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Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

New Ritual, an Energetic Wine Salon

Join us for an fun, drop in gathering so you can check out Energetic Wine.  I’ll be pouring delicious Energetic Wines throughout the night that you can taste and discuss with everyone at the event. $20 gets you in the door and includes all the of wines for the evening. Join me in creating a New Ritual of wine enjoyment.

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Apr
21
6:30 PM18:30

Energetic Wine Tour of the USA

Join me to taste enjoy both obscure and well known regions of the United States through the lenses of Energetics. We’ll enjoy 7 wines anddiscuss the regions, grapes, winemakers, food pairings and more. There will be a small bit about the Energetics of the wines, but it will not be the primary focus. This is a great opportunity to enjoy some delicious wines from our backyard and across the country, and maybe get more in touch with your body along the way. $35 per person, and reservations are required.

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Apr
20
6:30 PM18:30

3 Vessel Energetic Wine Tasting

Join me to dig into what Energetic Wine is all about. We’ll enjoy 3 Energetic Wines from 3 vessels. This tasting will help get in touch with your body and notice how Energy flows and moves with the aid of Energetic Wine. This tasting is body focused rather than wine focused, meaning we will not be discussing flavor, food pairings, and typical “wine speak”. Please note this is a intimate experience limited to 6 people. For this tasting we will be sitting on the floor, so please wear comfortable clothes, best to avoid short skirts. Shoes need to be removed as well.  $35 per person, and reservations are required.

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Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

New Ritual, an Energetic Wine Salon

Join us for an fun, drop in gathering so you can check out Energetic Wine.  I’ll be pouring delicious Energetic Wines throughout the night that you can taste and discuss with everyone at the event. $20 gets you in the door and includes all the of wines for the evening. Join me in creating a New Ritual of wine enjoyment.

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Mar
31
6:30 PM18:30

Energetic Sparkling and Champagne

This is a fantastic introduction to the world of fizzy wines. During this class we’ll taste and discuss sparkling wines from Italy, Spain, France, United States, and contrast them with Champagne. This class is a blast, we’ll taste 7 sparklers and generally have a great time. Plus all of the wines will be Energetic, but we’ll focus primarily on just learning the basics of the wines and regions. $35 per person, and reservations are required.

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Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

3 Vessel Energetic Wine Tasting

Join me to dig into what Energetic Wine is all about. We’ll enjoy 3 Energetic Wines from 3 vessels. This tasting will help get in touch with your body and notice how Energy flows and moves with the aid of Energetic Wine. This tasting is body focused rather than wine focused, meaning we will not be discussing flavor, food pairings, and typical “wine speak”. Please note this is a intimate experience limited to 6 people. For this tasting we will be sitting on the floor, so please wear comfortable clothes, best to avoid short skirts. Shoes need to be removed as well.  $35 per person, and reservations are required.

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Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

New Ritual An Energetic Wine Salon

The first New Ritual was a good time, so we’re doing it again! This is an informal gathering so you can check out and enjoy Energetic Wine. This drop in event is a casual evening in which I’ll be pouring a curated, a la minute selection of Energetic Wines. Essentially, this is your opportunity to check out these wines and decide whether you’re in to them without committing to a class or more structured tasting. $20 gets you in the door and includes all the of tastes for the evening. Join me in creating a New Ritual of wine enjoyment.

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