Sunny Languedoc and Chateaux St. Eulalie

Château Ste. Eulalie is located in the Minervois region of France’s Languedoc, midway between Narbonne and the Medieval town of Carcassonne. The snowy peaks of the Pyrenees can be seen on the horizon and Narbonne and the Mediterranean lie 45 minutes to the south. The estate is comprised of 34 hectares on terraces 200 meters above the town of La Livinière. Long regarded as the finest section of Minervois, La Livinière has now been recognized as an official “Cru de Languedoc” and is entitled to its own appellation.

Sweet Compulsions: Dessert Wines

“Let us celebrate the occasion with wine and sweet words.” -Plautus

Exotic, luscious and delicate. There are many roads to the intoxicating indolic sweetness of the most famous dessert wines. We will highlight some of the superstars and maybe introduce you to some that you havent tried yet.

Pre Hanukkaa party with Jezreel Valley Winery

Just a few days before we light our first candles we would love to welcome you to an evening of beautiful Israeli wines. 

Come on in and taste some great wine from the Jezreel valley. Play some dredl and enjoy yourself!

Spanish Sippers

Join us for a relaxing and fun exploration of the warm spicy wines of Spain.

We will cover the major wines that Spain is so famous for. Maybe you’ll find a favorite for a chilly winter night!

J9 Last Minute Gift Shop!

Just a few days before we open presents! have you forgotten anyone on your list? Let us help.

Sunday afternoon December 22nd we will be holding a last minute gift shop! we will have limited quantitiies of exceptional wines at lovely prices. Stop by and pick something up for a special someone or as a treat for yourself! We will have gift bags and ribbon to help you get it all done!

Sparkling Celebration

Champagne is Champagne. The region and the wine are synonymous with luxury and refinement. There will definitely be Champagne on the menu but there is a world of sparkling outside the confines of Epernay and Rheims. Let’s take a look at champagne method sparklings from around the world and how glorious they can be.

Due to the higher cost of Champagnes the ticket price for this class will be slightly higher.

Midnight in Paris: Ring in the New Year at J9 Wine Bar

New Years in Paris at J9 Wine Bar

What better way to ring in the new year than at J9 Wine Bar’s Midnight in Paris! Let J9 Wine Bar transport you to a beautiful corner of Montmartre where a cozy seat and delicious celebration awaits.

Starting at eight o’clock, J9 will be offering an incredible selection of wine, cocktails, and delicious bites to help you celebrate.

At midnight we will be counting down and toasting an exciting new year.
We are offering two packages to help you celebrate.

Premier Cru
Your ticket will include your choice of wines from a specially curated celebratory list, perfectly blended cocktails, and our small but special beer list. We will have an elevated selection of bites for a perfect Parisian repast. Everything will cap off with a festive toast at midnight!     

135.00 Includes Tax and Gratuity

Grand Cru

Includes all from the Premier Cru package plus a stunning tasting of four reserve level wines and 1st choice on seat selection. The wines included in this reserve tasting will be as special and rare as you would expect from reserve list wines.    

185.00 Includes Tax and Gratuity

If you are booking with a group, please add a note to your purchase so we may contact you so best serve your group.

Spicy wine and why we love it

“It is a spicy wine” 

How often have you heard this phrase and had no real idea what it meant. Pink pepper, white pepper, black pepper, baking spices are just some of the things thrown around when discussing wines that have a spicy edge. Lets dive a little deeper and find out what it all means. 

Alpine Whites Wines: Chateau or Chalet

“Reisling is sweet” 

Cooler climates, difficult soils and unconventional wine makers all add up to splendid and out of the box wines. Reisling, Gewurtztraminer, Sylvaner and Pinot Blanc are varieties that attract the most creative iconoclastic wine makers both in their birth places and around the world.

Why do I like this wine? A class in palate and preference: White Wine

How many times have you gone out, had a fantastic wine and had no idea why you liked it?

The point of this class is to break down major categories and flavors of wine. First and foremost we want to help you understand why you like the wines you like and how to find them again.

We will be trying a series of wines and discussing the major characteristics from a consumer viewpoint. We will also discuss how to communicate to be sure you get something you enjoy.

Ultimately it will give you tools to hone your palate and start your exploration.