LIVE ALOHA! May 2022 Edition

Spring is in full bloom here in wine country and the summer season is right around the corner. With that comes relaxing by the water, grilling with friends, and late nights with your nose in a page turner enjoying a glass of Smith Story. However, with the anticipation of summer, comes temperatures that may be too hot to safely ship wine via ground shipping. 

From now through May 14 (our wedding anniversary!) we're offering $14 flat UPS ground shipping on all orders of 6 bottles or more. Please use the promo code: LIVEALOHA at checkout. 

2021 Lord Sandwich Blanc, North Coast This is the first time in five years since we've released another Lord Sandwich Blanc! The new 2021 is a spectacular blend of Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdelho and Grenache Blanc.  A clean, crisp, vibrant and citrus driven wine. Details and to purchase. 

New Summer 2022 Six-Pack! This easy-breezy Summer 2022 Six-Pack includes wines that will help you take the edge off of the heat and compliment the fun around the BBQ. Details and to purchase.  

Thursday, May 5: Sonoma County Vintners Barrel Auction preview at Bacchus Landing (Wine Trade Only). Smith Story Wine Cellars has joined our neighbors at Bacchus Landing for a 12 pack of 1.5l, LOT #36,( our 94pt. Galloni  2017 Cabernet Sauvignon, Pickberry Vineyard is among the 12 magnums).  

Saturday, May 6 & Sunday, May 7: Mother's Day Weekend is full of wonderful reasons to visit us in Healdsburg. Ali Story is hosting "Purses and Pinot Noir". 11-4pm both Saturday & Sunday. Featuring gorgeous designs by Opal R. Helm and vintage Enid Collins, both Texas female purse designers. A complimentary splash of Pinot Noir upon arrival to all Mothers this special weekend. No reservation needed, walk-ins welcome. 

Bacchus Landing is hosting a Spring Fair and Mother's Day Brunch this weekend as well! Please search for details on the Bacchus Landing social media pages (Facebook/IG).  

Saturday, May 14: It's our 9th Anniversary!  All tasting fees are complimentary, stop by and raise a glass with us. Eric will have a few library bottles pulled from the cellar too.  

Sunday, May 15: Lord Sandwich 10th Birthday Pawty & 2021 Lord Sandwich Blanc Release Day. Join us to celebrate Lord Sandwich's 10th Birthday & 2021 Lord Sandwich Blanc release. A Gourmet Food Truck is on property from 12pm-4pm. Proper human snacks will be complimentary. Door prizes and surprises! All ages welcome, please select your ticket purchases based on adults attending in your party. Please reserve on TOCK so we can plan! It's going to be our very first gathering for Sandwich's birthday!  

Friday, May 20: Anderson Valley Pinot Noir "Sip & See" at Smith Story Wine Cellars. Smith Story welcomes attendees of the 2022 Anderson Valley Pinot Festival to visit the new location in Healdsburg and sample our small production Anderson Valley Pinot Noirs. 

Saturday, May 21: Smith Story at the Anderson Valley Pinot Noir Festival Grand Tasting in Philo. 

Saturday, May 21: Smith Story is pouring our Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon Magnums at the Montage. Healdsburg Wine & Food Experience Edition MAGS FOR AG Silent Auction. 

Sunday, May 22: A first time offering, join us in celebration of Anderson Valley Pinot Noir for a Smith Story Vertical Tasting of our Helluva Vineyard over the years. Details and to reserve this very limited tasting 

Wednesday, May 25: It's National Wine Day and Ali Story's 50th Birthday! Please share your favorite Smith Story wine photos with us on social media and please raise a glass to 50 years to our Ali!  

Monday, May 30: Memorial Day - we are open 11-4pm, for wine tastings, wine sipping, wine shopping and high-fives.  

Don't forget, each week at Bacchus Landing is "Sip and Savor Sunday" with the best food trucks around!  Living a life of Aloha means a heart full of gratitude and love for life, overflowing with joy, sharing the “Aloha Spirit” with others. 

Eric & Ali Story 
Est. 2013  
Smith Story Wine Cellars 

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