Reminder: 50 for 50 Event at Charlie Palmer on Saturday

If you're celebrating Memorial Day at home but need some top-class booze to liven up your dinner, head down to South Coast Plaza between 3:00pm and 5:30pm this Saturday, May 23, for the second of four scheduled sales at the Next Vintage Wine Shop, inside the Charlie Palmer restaurant in Bloomingdale's.

As I mentioned previously, these events are a chance to get your hands on top wines at half price.

The first event in April was a sell-out, and I'm not surprised. Okay, you have to take into account the fact that the shop's prices might be higher than you'd pay elsewhere in the first place--it's not BevMo!, after all--but from what I've seen they're not steep, meaning that there are some true bargains to be had, from the likes of a 2006 Tandem Chardonnay from Ritchie Vineyard (Sonoma) for $20 to a non-vintage Krug champagne for $100 (regular price: $222!!!).

These are two examples of what's included in the sale, but we're told the Krug should be available'. 

No wonder there's a six-bottle per label limit per customer.

Elbows at the ready!!

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