In-Store Mini-Fest with Craig Collins MS of VINTUS, Wednesday, July 24, 2024, 7:00 to 8:30PM


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The Wine House is thrilled to welcome Craig Collins MS of VINTUS for an In-Store Mini-Fest featuring over 20 wines from top producers from France, Italy, California and New Zealand! Be among the first to sample the newly-released 2015 Bollinger La Grande Année Champagne Brut, as well as 2021 E. Guigal Condrieu Viognier, 2021 Luce Della Vite Toscana IGT Red Blend, 2021 Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove Bolgheri Red Bordeaux Blend, 2019 Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, and many more for only $37!

Wines to be poured:

2016 Ayala Champagne Blanc de Blancs ($94.99)
NV Bollinger Champagne Brut Special Cuvée ($69.99)
2015 Bollinger La Grande Année Champagne Brut ($229.99)
2022 Domaine Chanson Chablis Chardonnay ($46.99)
2022 Domaine Chanson Bourgogne Rouge Pinot Noir ($46.99)
2021 E. Guigal Condrieu Viognier ($74.99)
2019 E. Guigal Saint-Joseph Syrah ($39.99)
2023 Roseblood d'Estoublon Coteaux Varois en Provence Rosé ($21.99)

2023 Attems Venezia Giulia IGT Ramato Pinot Grigio ($17.99)
2021 Luce Della Vite Lucente Toscana IGT Red Blend ($23.99)
2021 Luce Della Vite Toscana IGT Red Blend ($119.99)
2021 Le Volte dell'Ornellaia Toscana Red Blend ($24.99)
2021 Ornellaia Le Serre Nuove Bolgheri Red Bordeaux Blend ($64.99)
2022 Masciarelli Trebbiano Abruzzo DOC Trebbiano ($12.99)
2022 Tommasi Le Fornaci Lugana DOC Turbiana ($18.99)
2021 Tommasi Rafael Valpolicella Classico Superiore Corvina Blend ($18.99)

2019 Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($78.99)
2021 Chateau Montelena Napa Valley Chardonnay ($64.99)
2021 Gary Farrell Russian River Pinot Noir ($49.99)
2021 Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Chardonnay ($39.99)
2021 Marietta Angeli Alexander Valley Estate Zinfandel ($41.99)
2021 Marietta Arme North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon ($28.99)

2023 Dog Point Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc ($21.99)

Cheese and charcuterie will be served.

All wines will be available for purchase at a 10% discount after the event.


Master Sommelier Craig Collins first became enamored with wine while working at a Texas winery as an undergrad, an interest that led him to study abroad in Italy during his senior year at Texas A&M. He spent the next 20 years immersed in the beverage industry, from wineries to distribution and importing to restaurants.

In 2011, Collins passed the esteemed Master Sommelier Exam, a feat mastered by just 200 people worldwide at that time. He now represents some of the most pedigreed wines from around the world as Brand Development Director at VINTUS, one of the premiere import companies in the country. Collins served on the Board of Directors for the Court of Master Sommeliers and frequently participates as a speaker and judge at top wine and food festivals across the country.


Having achieved one of the most challenging and esteemed accomplishments of the wine industry, Master Sommeliers are considered experts of beverage theory, blind tasting, and wine service.

As one of the most highly coveted and sought-after accomplishments in the hospitality industry, the Master Sommelier title signifies a tremendous amount of wine knowledge and an unparalleled sense of discipline and dedication. Many people refer to the Master Sommelier Exam as the hardest exam in the world, and passing is often regarded as an achievement of a lifetime.

Master Sommeliers remain prominent figures in the world of wine and hospitality, contributing to all aspects of wine service and education. Their influence extends beyond the dining room, making them significant contributors to the broader wine community and society as a whole.

Only 279 professionals worldwide have received the title of Master Sommelier since it was established in 1969.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations must be received at least 48 hours before start time for a refund or transfer to another class or event.