Drops Of Jupiter and Saving San Fransico
Jun
23
5:00 PM17:00

Drops Of Jupiter and Saving San Fransico

A worthy cause and great wine? Sign me up. Join us as we explore Drops Of Jupiter and Save Me San Francisco from the band Train! Really great wine with a cool story.

https://www.facebook.com/events/116969909113626/

https://dropsofjupiter.com/wine

http://www.savemesanfranciscowineco.com/wine

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Xf-Lesrkuc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zftcZYdOl3Y

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Get Nailed!
Jun
24
1:00 PM13:00

Get Nailed!

Come GET NAILED at The Loaded Grape. Join us as we will have Color Street on-site with all their nail designs. 100% polish with NO DRY TIME and made in the USA. Types included Glitters, Solids, Designs and French Tips. The Polish includes the Top Coat, Color and Base Coat All in One Strip! Plus, $5 Rose by the Glass! https://www.facebook.com/events/410627526121500/

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Free Beer Tasting with Triple C Brewery
Jun
27
5:30 PM17:30

Free Beer Tasting with Triple C Brewery

Come taste one of Charlotte's hottest new breweries. Triple C is making amazing beer and with really catchy names like "Golden Boy" and "Grill Friend", you won't be able to forget this brewery! They also have outstanding IPA's including a Double IPA that is 8.9% ABV. After drinking this, you know why they call it the "Baby Maker". Don't miss this FREE Tasting, plus $3 drafts every Wednesday! https://www.facebook.com/events/442421976183662/

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$5 Wine Tasting, Join The Club
Jun
2
5:00 PM17:00

$5 Wine Tasting, Join The Club

The first Saturday of the month is a special tasting for wine club members. Its FREE for wine club members, $5 for non-members. For non-members, buy a bottle or join the club and the $5 goes toward your purchase. If you join that night, you get your club level bottles before you leave. For information on our wine club, please go here: https://www.loadedgrape.com/wine-club

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Free Organic Wine Tasting
May
26
5:00 PM17:00

Free Organic Wine Tasting

Cuma wines from El Esteco winery in Argentina offer some really great wines that are organic. We personally tasted these and since we do not have officially labeled organic wines, we are bringing these in. Come taste these with TC from Tryon this Saturday from 5-7 p.m.

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Free Beer Tasting with Nickpoint Brewing
May
23
5:30 PM17:30

Free Beer Tasting with Nickpoint Brewing

Nickelpoint Brewing Co. is the original craft brewery in vibrant Five Points neighborhood of Raleigh, North Carolina. They focus on preserving European beer styles of a bygone era with a special emphasis on quality control in the brewing process that is not found in your typical microbrewery. They will be tasting 5 microbrews including their Vienna Lager and IPA.

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The Glass Matters
May
22
6:00 PM18:00

The Glass Matters

Do you ever wonder why there are so many different wine glasses? Which wine, which glass? Learn through compelling demonstration that the shape and design of a wine glass affects a wine's taste. Riedel will be providing the guest speaker, we are providing the wine. Each participant will take home a set of four Riedel glasses that you cannot buy in any store. These professional series wine glasses are only available through the distributor at this event. You will also taste four wines in the different glasses so you can see the difference a wine glass makes. Cost is $35. Buy here.

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All That And A Bag Of Chips
May
15
6:00 PM18:00

All That And A Bag Of Chips

We love our Chips! We Love Our Wine! Memorial Day and summer are right around the corner and that means lots of chips at parties. We are going to help you pair your wine with those yummy chips! Our Wine and Chip Pairing will allow you to tell all your friends what they should be drinking with those Cool Ranch Doritos! The cost is $12 a person (plus tax).

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Wine Club Tasting With Black Oystercatcher
May
5
5:00 PM17:00

Wine Club Tasting With Black Oystercatcher

If laying on the beach with a nice glass of wine is on your mind, then this months Wine Club Tasting has just what you need. We have selected 4 wines from the coastal South African winery of Black Oystercatcher. The 4 wines we have selected include a Rosé, Sauvignon Blanc, White Blend, and a Red Blend. These wines are perfect for pairing with those spring cookouts. So, get your salads ready with some seafood or spicy chicken. This tasting is FREE for Wine Club members, $5 for non-club members. Non-members if you purchase a bottle from the tasting we will give you $5 off the bottle price, making the tasting FREE!

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Free Wine Tasting with NC Winery Jones Von Drehle
Apr
18
6:30 PM18:30

Free Wine Tasting with NC Winery Jones Von Drehle

We are excited to offer a Free Wine Tasting with Jones Von Drehle. They are an Estate winery, producing wines solely from the 30 acres of fruit they grow on there property. They have never bought any fruit or juice from anyone and have been that way from the beginning. So, really, the vineyard controls their destiny. They are an Old World Classical French-style winery with dry wine varietals such as Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Malbec, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Franc, Viognier, and Steel and Barrel Chardonnay and many more.

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Free French Wine Tasting
Apr
14
5:00 PM17:00

Free French Wine Tasting

Imagine being part of a family who has owned the same vineyards since the French Revolution. We were fortunate to have lunch with the winemaker, Jerome Quiot, and taste his wines and they are wonderful! This Saturday, we are going to explore 5 wines from 3 of his wineries in France. Houchart, Lazaret and Trignon. The very knowledgeable TC Frazier from Tyron will be on site for this Free Wine Tasting. Read more about the Quiot family here: http://www.famillequiot.com/presentation.php?rub=1&idDom=6&langue=en

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Rosé and Roses
Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Rosé and Roses

Join us for an evening of Rosé and Roses! Local artist Carrie Lilly will be displaying select pieces from her floral-themed photography collections. A special tasting of Rosé will be available while you stop in and smell (and see) the roses.

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Covered In Chocolate
Apr
8
3:00 PM15:00

Covered In Chocolate

Fruits smothered in milk, dark and white chocolate! Join us and Julia Hunt, an Advanced Sommelier, CMS & CWE, as we taste chocolate covered fruit paired with four wines AND two beers. ZZ Candy will be providing the chocolate covered fruit. Cost is $15, seating is limited. Buy here.

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Wine Club Tasting!
Apr
7
5:00 PM17:00

Wine Club Tasting!

The first Saturday of the month is a special tasting for wine club members. Its FREE for wine club members, $5 for non-members. For non-members, buy a bottle or join the club and the $5 goes toward your purchase. If you join that night, you get your club level bottles that night. For information on our wine club, please go here: https://www.loadedgrape.com/wine-club

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The Glass Matters
Apr
3
6:30 PM18:30

The Glass Matters

Do you ever wonder why there are so many different wine glasses? Which wine, which glass? Learn through compelling demonstration, that the shape and design of a wine glass affects a wine's taste. Riedel will be providing the guest speaker, we are providing the wine. Each participant will take home a set of four Riedel glasses that you cannot buy in any store. These professional series wine glasses are only available through the distributor at this event. Cost is $35. Seating is limited. Buy tickets here.

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Say WA! Free Wine Tasting
Mar
24
5:00 PM17:00

Say WA! Free Wine Tasting

Our Free Wine tasting will have you exploring four wines from Washington State. This state is the second largest producer of wine in the United States. The state grows nearly 70 varietals of commercially viable grapes. Katie from American Premium Beverage will be on-site to educate you on several wineries and wines.

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Taste The California Coast - Special Free Tasting
Mar
13
6:30 PM18:30

Taste The California Coast - Special Free Tasting

We are excited to have Wendi Hammond, brand ambassador for Carmel Road Winery from Monterey, California on site to offer an amazing FREE Wine Tasting. Carmel Road is part of the Jackson Family of Wines so we will be adding a surprise winery to the tasting. Come taste what the California Coast has to offer!

The Monterey coastal in uence creates the longest growing season in California, which allows the grapes a longer hang time that helps develop highly concentrated avors.

Winemaker Kris Kato takes these immaculate clusters and uses a small lot approach in his winemaking methods to develop Carmel Road’s balanced and approachable style of wines.

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Burgers and Blends
Mar
3
5:00 PM17:00

Burgers and Blends

An amazing red blend and a delicious burger is a perfect pairing. Join us as we have the Porterhouse Burger Truck, one of the best food trucks in the triad, serving some of their award winning burgers. We will also be serving a flight of amazing blends to go with those burgers. $20 a person plus tax gets you a Burger and a flight of 3 blends. Reserve and pay for your spot now as seating is limited. Buy.

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A B C - Anything But Chianti
Feb
24
5:00 PM17:00

A B C - Anything But Chianti

We are excited to take you on a journey on Saturday with Sunrise Italian Wines/ Imports. Sunrise Wines is an Italian Fine Wine Importer that has been importing distinct, high quality Italian wines into the United States since 2004. Christine Cagle, CSW, CS will be here from Sunrise Wines to sample 5 unique wines from Italy.

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