dry dock wine + spirits
past events

fri oct 10: wine
5:30-8:30, free
come and taste with us as France and Italy rival their reds. 

sat oct 4: wine
4:00-7:00, free
Granacha from Spain and a White wine from France    

fri oct 3: whiskey
5:30-8:30, free
2 different breeds of a spirit we all know and love.

sat sept 27: wine
4:00-7:00, free
Spanish and Portugese wines from opposing sides of the flavor spectrum.

fri sept 26: cider wars!
5:30-8:30, free
Come cast your votes for your favorite, out of a very diverse variety of tastes to suit any palate

sat sep 20: chardonnay
4:00-7:00, free
Unique and delicious down to the very last detail, made by a young winemaker of extraordinary skill.

fri sep 19: absinthe
5:30-8:30 : free
Docs all natural spirits is the 1st Absinthe distillery in NYC. Founded in Harlem, Ny in a basement in 2012, and today a licensed distillery in Brooklyn.

sat sep 13: Compass Box    
4:00-7:00, free
compass box is a specialist Scotch whisky maker, with a world of small batch Scotch whiskies, made in a variety of styles, to appeal to a variety of tastes.

fri sep 12: bourbon
5:30-8:30, free
We are battling bourbons to continue our celebration of September's National Bourbon Heritage Month

sat sep 6: bourbon
5:30-8:30, free
A talented local whiskey distiller comes to pour Overbey Bourbon to celebrate Bourbon month.

fri sep 5: Red & white
5:30-8:30, free
3 beautiful wines from opposite sides of the spectrum.

sat aug 30: double drink dare
4:00 - 7:00: free
Cyrus noble bourbon and Fernet-vallet

fri aug 29: wine
4:00 - 7:00: free
3 whites and a red for an easy summer wine transitional tasting.

sat aug 23: cider
4:00 - 7:00: free
come try our orchard hill classic dry cider. sat

sat aug 16: wine
4:00 - 7:00: free
A collection of sparkling, and rose.

fri aug 15: different shades of white
5:30 - 7:30 : free
A variety of white wines,of very different origins.

sat aug 9: double dare day!
2:00 - 4:00: free
Red Hook's favorite mixologist introduces us to a cocktail of his own design! 

4:00 - 7:00 : free
Wines without borders 

fri aug 8: Sorel
5:30 - 8:30 : free
one of our top local distillers, tasting us on their classic Sorel, and possibly something new too!

sat aug 2: Intense!
4:00 - 7:00 : free
stop by for a taste of a flavorful ginger liqueur from a wonderful local distiller.

fri aug 1: gin part 2

5:30 - 8:30 : free

Hailing from Williamsburg this distillery has got the gin market cornered. Botanical, to Naval Strength, to a genever base gin. Come try all their expressions.

fri aug 1: gin part 2

5:30 - 8:30 : free

Hailing from Williamsburg this distillery has got the gin market cornered. Botanical, to Naval Strength, to a genever base gin. Come try all their expressions.

friday july 18: bourbon

5:30-8:30 : free

come taste a wonderful new local bourbon from Overbay Distillers.

saturday july 19: riesling

4:00-7:00 : free

celebrate the summer of riesling by tasting a variety of our favorites.

friday july 25: cider

5:30-8:30 : free

Come taste an array of ciders from all around.

saturday july 26: gin

4:00 - 7:00 : free

greenhook ginsmiths introduce us into their diverse, and flavorful world of gin.

saturday July 12: french & italian wines part 2

4:00-7:00, free

More old world wines to be had. Cheers!

friday July 11 : french & italian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Our old world wine tour of red and white wines starts today with a gamay/pinot blend and delicious arneis.

saturday June 28: absinthe

4:00-7:00, free

Founded in a basement in Harlem but now distilled in Brooklyn this drier style absinthe is perfect for cocktails. Buy local!

friday June 27: organic wines

5:30-8:30, free

White and rose all natural French wine for summer celebrations!

saturday June 21: cider

4:00-7:00, free

A battle of ciders, from near and far! Cider from the Willamette Valley in Oregon made with French apples and made in Methode Champenoise style and a British dry cider made from a blend of dessert and cooking apples. 

friday June 20: sake

5:30-8:30, free

Some new rice wine selections from Junmai to Nigori to enjoy with sushi or have served hot or cold. 

sat june 14: sud de france

4:00-7:00, free

Our yearly event to support Languedoc wines. Everything from red, white and rose will be represented from one of our favorite regions in southern France.

sat june 7: chardonnay

4:00-7:00, free

This California chardonnay is un-oaked and ready to be had with seafood. Take it to your next visit to the Lobster Pound. 

fri june 6: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Red and white wines teeming with acidity from that beautiful country west of Germany.

sat may 31: vinho verde

4:00-7:00, free

Tis' the season to celebrate sunshine and white wine! Vinho Verde, one of our favorite whites out of portugal is light, bright and delicious. Come have a taste of our selection. 

fri may 30: denizen rum

5:30-8:30, free

White rum from the Caribbean that travels all the way to Amsterdam to be blended and bottled. You'll need this for your summer bar for all those mai tai's and daquiri's you'll be making. We'll be in cahoots with Fort Defiance for this tasting, everyone that buys a bottle will get a free drink coupon to have a cocktail made with the rum at one of our favorite Red Hook bars down the street! Cheers!

*special tasting*

mon may 26: pouring rosès!

1:00-4:00, free

To continue our Memorial Weekend celebration we'll be pouring another round of rosès! 

sun may 25: pouring rosès!

3:00-6:00, free

More rosè! Your welcome.

sat may 24: art in the age

4:00-7:00, free

Farm to bottle spirits that use organic ingredients to make one of a kind tastings. Root, Snap, Rhubarb and Sage are made in California with crops from New Hampshire to give unique flavors to every batch.

fri may 23: pouring rosès!

5:30-8:30, free

Memorial Day Weekend gives us the opportunity to trot out our line-up of new vintages and new rosés for you to enjoy all summer long. Three days of pink, refreshing and delicious wines to enjoy at every bar-b-q, rooftop party and picnic. Cheers!

sat may 17: german wine

4:00-7:00, free

Refreshing, acidic and sustainable, these German white wines are perfect pairings for everything but mostly warm sunny days.  

sat may 10: brenne

4:00-7:00, free

In preparation for the holiest of holidays a.k.a Mother's day, we'll be having a French Single Malt Whisky that's been aged in Cognac barrels because Mom's deserve to have something boozy and delicious to go with brunch. 

fri may 9: gin & rye

5:30-8:30, free

One of the only small batch London dry gins produced in London. Bursting with flavor and perfect for martinis or gin and tonics. And a 100% organic rye out of Virginia that's young and fresh. 

sat may 3: kentucky derby 

4:00-7:00, free

Our annual boozy celebration of bourbon and horse racing! We'll be having mint juleps with some of our favorite whiskies from Kentucky Bourbon Distillers. 

fri may 2: french wine

5:30-8:30, free

Sancerre and Fleurie, need I say more to get you salivating?

sat apr 26: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Jack from Brooklyn's locally made hibiscus infused liqueur is the talk of our little town we call Red Hook because his distillery is right down the street. 

fri apr 25: rum & aperitifs

5:30-8:30, free

Pot-distilled, naval strength rum from Jamaica and all natural white and rose italian aperitifs, for punches, cocktails and sunny afternoons. 

fri apr 18: italian vino

5:30-8:30, free

Out of Puglia, Italy these indeginous varietals of Negroamaro and Grillo are separately harvested, cultivated and vinified in small tanks from a winery that has a 16th century castle on their property. Let's hope there's a moat. 

sat apr 12: industry city distillery

4:00-7:00, free

Another one of our local gems making the hooch. These 5 bearded guys mean buisness when it comes to vodka. They keep the flavor profile intact to make this clear liquid smooth and best drank neat. 

fri apr 11: kosher wines

5:30-8:30, free

Red and white, Italy to Isreal there are kosher wines to be had for Passover that are affordable and delicious. Cheers!

fri apr 4: breuckelen distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Hailing all the way from Sunset Park this local distillery is making everything from gin to whiskey and it shouldn't be missed!

fri mar 28: cachaca

5:30-8:30, free

A sugar-cane based Brazilian rum that's aged in oak casks for one year. Perfect for caipirinhas and spring afternoons.

sat mar 22: karlsson's gold vodka

4:00-7:00, free

Swedish vodka that's gluten free, organic and made with virgin potatoes. Only distillied once and unfiltered to preserve the flavor. You'll want this in all your vodka cocktails.

fri mar 21: tequila

5:30-8:30, free

Spring is springing and what goes better with it then tequila?! You'll need it for those margaritas you'll be enjoying.

sat mar 15: greenhook ginsmiths

4:00-7:00, free

A local distillery based in Greenpoint making london dry style gin with organic ingredients and a plum gin for making refreshing spring drinks.

fri mar 14: kings county distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Located in the naval yard, this small distillery is producing a moonshine, bourbon and chocolate infused whiskey that comes in a convienent 200ml travel size. 

sat mar 8: ny distilling co.

4:00-7:00, free

All the way from Williamsburg this local distillery is at it again with an all new gin, the Chief Gowanus a rye based aged gin made right here in Brooklyn. They'll also be pouring their infamous Dorothy Parker and Perry Tot gins. 

fri mar 7: english cider

5:30-8:30, free

Refreshing and crisp this cider out of Suffolk, England has been made since 1728 and is a must have for all the upcoming warm evenings. 

sat mar 1: russell's reserve

4:00-7:00, free

Also from the Wild Turkey distillery is Master Distiller Jimmy & Eddie Russell's line of aged rye and bourbon. After his namesake, this 6yr old rye and 10yr old bourbon are hand selected by the Master distillers themselves and here for you to enjoy!

fri feb 28: hudson distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Located in the Hudson Valley in Upstate NY is a father and son owned distillery. With different expressions of whiskey from a Manhattan rye to a Baby bourbon these little diamonds in the rough are sure to knock your socks off. 

sat feb 22: wild turkey

4:00-7:00, free 

From the Wild Turkey distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky we'll be pouring their 81 proof, 101 proof and rye. Great for cocktails or drinking neat. Cheers!

fri feb 21: wines of the world

5:30-8:30, free

Italy, New Zealand and Spain oh my! Some new favorites at the dock that are sure to please. 

fri feb 14: red and rose

5:30-8:30, free

Just for Valentine's Day there'll be lovely Austrian wine to be had! Red wine and a sparkling rose for dinner and dessert. 

sat feb 8: pink bubbly

4:00-7:00, free

In preparation for the holiday of lovers, we'll be pouring sparkling rose to be enjoyed on Valentine's Day. 

fri feb 7: vino

5:30-8:30, free

All natural wines from Spain and France for you to enjoy!

fri jan 31: scotch & rye

5:30-8:30, free

Two single malt Highland scotches blended to create a double malt and an organic rye out of Virginia. 

sat jan 25: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Continuing our Red Hook distillery weekend with Jack from Brooklyn's Sorel. A hibiscus infused super liqueur that's great in all your favorite cocktails or bubbly.

fri jan 24: van brunt stillhouse

5:30-8:30, free

Red Hook's local distillery here to taste their wares. Join us and enjoy some rum and whiskey!

sat jan 18: bourbon

4:00-7:00, free

A high rye bourbon out of Colorado and a high rye 7yr old bourbon out of West Virginia. 

sat jan 11: irish whisky & scotch

4:00-7:00, free

An Irish whiskey that's a blend of single and malt grains and aged in oak casks and a highland single malt scotch that's un-chill filtered and aged in virgin oak barrels. A wee dram will warm you right up!

fri jan 10: mckenzie distillery

5:30-8:30, free

A Fingerlakes distillery near the East shore of Seneca Lake, using locally sourced ingredients and 2 pot stills to make their bourbon, rye and pot still whiskies. 

sat jan 4: california reds

4:00-7:00, free

Full bodied reds from sunny California to remind you that even though its cold here, its warm somewhere. 

fri jan 3: breuckelen distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Hailing all the way from Sunset park this local distillery will be pouring their Gin, 77 Wheat Whiskey and 77 Rye Whiskey. Cheers!

sat dec 28: champagne!

4-00-7:00, free

To help ring in the New Year, bubbles! Don't miss your opportunity to start your year off right.

fri dec 27: cava & wine

5:30-8:30, free

Crisp dry bubbly and wine for your New Years celebration! Cheers! 

sat dec 21: new zealand & spanish wines

5:30-8:30, free

Some newly docked wines from down under and overseas, that will be perfect pairings for your holiday food.

fri dec 20: Chateau Maris wines

5:30-8:30, free

One of our favorite bio-dynamic wineries located in the Languedoc in Southern France is here to pour their delicious natural wines.

sat dec 14: fortified wine & vino

4:00-7:00, free

Made in the Madeira Islands this fortified wine is can be enjoyed neat or used in cooking to add flavor. 

fri dec 13: french and spanish wines

5:30-8:30, free

More newly docked wines that are organic, fresh and ready to be enjoyed!

*special tasting*

sat dec 7: kings county distillery

5:30:8:30, free

David Haskell will be here to do a tasting of moonshine and bourbon that's made at the Naval Yard right here in Brooklyn. He'll also be doing a signing of their newly released book "The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining." For all those booze lovers out there who you don't know what to get for X-Mas, this is the perfect gift set!

fri dec 6: compass box

5:30-8:30, free

Their new commemorative bottle of Delilah's is out and ready to be enjoyed. Delilah's is a bar in Chicago that's celebrating it's 20th year serving it's boozy wares, take home a piece of history! Also out is the 10th anniversary bottling of the Peat Monster, how smokey do you like your scotch?

sat nov 30: wines of argentina

4:00-7:00, free

On our continuous journey around the world, our next stop is South America. From Malbec to Cabernet Sauvignon we'll be enjoying some full bodied reds that show off that warm climate terroir.

fri nov 29: greenhook ginsmiths

5:30-8:30, free

Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery!

sat nov 23: italian vino

4:00-7:00, free

Beautiful Italian reds to quench your thirst for those chilly winter nights.

fri nov 22: sorel

5:30-8:30, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn (more specifically Red Hook) decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

sat nov 16: italian wines

4:00-7:00, free

fri nov 15: hail to the chief

5:30-8:30, free

A local distillery, NY Distilling Co is at it again making a rye based aged gin out of Williamsburg called Chief Gowanus. To go with their naval strength gin, Perry Tot and botanical gin Dorothy Parker.

sat nov 9: cider

4:00-7:00, free

Now that the weather has changed you'll still need some cider to go with all your delicious holiday food.

fri nov 8: red & white

5:30-8:30, free

Some lovely french wines to enjoy. Cheers!

sat nov 2: french wines

4:00-7:00, free

Some newly docked wines from Touraine to Bordeaux to keep you company all winter long.

fri nov 1: el buho

5:30-8:30, free

Here for post-Halloween, pre-Dia de los Muertos tasting is one of our favorite mezcals! 

sat oct 26: brenne

4:00-7:00, free

The first french single malt whisky that's 100% barley and aged in cognac barrels is sure to be your next dram or as a replacement for a mimosa with brunch. Santé!

fri oct 25: breuckelen distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Another of our local favorites, distilling gin and whiskey in Sunset Park. A 5 ingredient gin and one high wheat whiskey and one high rye is sure to please every palate. 

sat oct 19: industry city distillery

4:00-7:00, free

From No. 1 to No. 4 these bearded guys have been distilling their own vodka right here in Brooklyn and now it is time for their flagship vodka, Industry Standard! Now in a 750ml bottle this drinkable and flavorful vodka is not only a delight but now in a size for sharing! 

fri oct 18: gin & rye

5:30-8:30, free

New spirits on the shelves mean more "research drinking" for you! Come in to try our new wares. Cheers!

fri oct 11: wine

5:30-8:30, free

Red and white from the Finger Lakes to Portugal, you'll want to stop in to have a taste.

sat oct 5: clambake chardonnay

4:00-7:00, free 

An estate bottled chardonnay out of California that's a perfect pairing with seafood or as your bottle to take to the Lobster Pound.

fri oct 4: compass box

5:30-8:30, free

Scotch.

sat sept 28: van brunt stillhouse

5:30-8:30, free

From the Brooklyn Spirits Trail, one of our local Red Hook distillers that are producing rum, whiskey and grappa will be here to taste you on their boozy wares. Support local!

fri sept 27: bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

From blended to straight, some new picks for national bourbon month.

sat sept 21: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn (more specifically Red Hook) decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

fri sept 20: bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

From a family owned distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky we'll be having everything from their entry level bourbon to their over-proof small batch bottles. 

sat sept 14: el buho mezcal

4:00-7:00, free

This 100% agave mezcal is hand made in oaxaca and has the perfect amount of smoke for all your favorite cocktails.

 

fri sept 13: breaking & entering

5:30-8:30, free

Hailing from California is a high rye bourbon, aged for 6 years and ready to be enjoyed. Can't get enough of the brown liquor this month!

fri sept 6: virginia rye

5:30-8:30, free

Catoctin Creek Rye out of Loudoun County is copper pot stilled, 100% organic and delicious! Start off National Bourbon Heritage Month with a brown spirit (Let's not split hairs that it's a rye). Cheers!

sat august 31: tequila & bourbon

4:00-7:00, free

Reposado tequila made from 100% blue agave out of Jalisco, Mexico,a high rye bourbon out of West Virginia, and blue corn whisky out of Texas.

fri august 30: organic wine

5:30-8:30, free

Red, white and green! All hail to the organic vino. Come by for a taste.

sat august 24: cacao prieto

4:00-7:00, free

Our local distillery pays the dock a visit! From their sourced bourbon and rye to their distilled chocolate liqueur with cocoa beans from the Dominican Republic you've got to try them all.

fri august 23: french & italian whites

5:30-8:30, free

A lady wine-maker producing Chablis, the first white varietals planted in Corbieres and a third generation wine-maker producing Gavi.

sat august 17: greenhook ginsmiths

4:00-7:00, free

Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery!

fri august 16: slow & low

5:30-8:30, free

From the makers of St Germain elderflower liqueur comes a rock & rye! Aged 4 years and 84 proof, this is a sweet sipping or mixing straight rye whiskey. To make those sweet teas sweeter or just accompanied with ice.

fri august 9: austrian gems

5:30-8:30, free

We just can't get enough of this wine country. Come try more of our favorite whites from this area.

fri august 2: barrow's intense ginger

5:30-8:30, free

Locally made here in Brooklyn, this sweet yet hot ginger liqueur is perfect for cocktails or in your favorite bubbly.

sat july 27: greek & italian

4:00-7:00, free

Some newly docked wines from northern Italy and Greece.

fri july 26: brenne

5:30-8:30, free

Single malt whisky made in France and aged in cognac barrels. A whole new flavor profile for brown alcohol, that expresses the terroir and is best served with brunch.

sat july 20: german riesling

4:00-7:00, free

For that perfect meal, or perfect afternoon you'll need the perfect Riesling. Luckily were here to help.

fri july 19: natural wines

5:30-8:30, free

Whether it be from the northern rhone or the Jura, we have a few un-filitered, all natural gems that shouldn't be missed.

sat july 13: italian wines

4:00-7:00, free

An opportunity to try some of the newly docked italian wines that we have in the store.

fri july 12: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Indigenous varietals from that beautiful country southeast of Germany, whose cool climates create light bodied, acidic wines that are full of flavor.

sat july 6: gruner madness!

4:00-7:00, free

Another day, another opportunity for gruner that is. A second day to be able to try the gruners we carry, so you can pick your summer must have. Enjoy!

fri july 5: gruner madness!

5:30-8:30, free

You love it and we love it, so lets have all of it! This weekend we'll be celebrating one of our favorite Austrian varietals, gruner! This light, fresh and highly acidic wine is just what you want at every bar-b-que, picnic, party and table this summer.

sat june 29: sud de france!

4:00-7:00, free

Our yearly tour of Southern France for all to imbibe.

fri june 28: vinho verde parte dois (part two)

5:30-8:30, free

If you missed it the first time or just couldn't get enough, there will be more Vinho Verde to be had.

sat june 22: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn (more specifically Red Hook) decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

fri june 21: cider

5:30-8:30, free

It's warm outside so its time for cider! A funky, earthy all natural cider from Asturias and a sparkling refreshing and crisp cider from NYS. Come on everybody and drink!

sat june 15: beluga vodka

4:00-7:00, free

Russain vodka made with 100% grain, that's triple distilled and cut with crystal clear water from the Siberian Springs, which means its got to be good.

fri june 14: Savio Soares

5:30-8:30, free

The man himself here to pour his selection of organic Rieslings to get us through summer.

sat june 8: vinho verde

4:00-7:00, free

Fresh, bright and perfect for summer, our Vinho Verdes are for every picnic and party.

fri june 7: compass box

5:30-8:30, free

Blended or single malt scotch, spiced or peated, whatever your taste they've got everything you need.

sat june 1: greenhook ginsmiths

4:00-7:00, free

Another local gem, a dry gin made in Greenpoint with organic ingredients.

fri may 31: barrow's intense

5:30-8:30, free

All natural ginger liqueur made right here in Brooklyn.

sun may 26: pouring roses!

3:00-6:00, free

Yes, of course there's more. Your welcome.

sat may 25: pouring roses!

4:00-7:00, free

More roses! From Spain to Austria, full bodied to light, there's no shortage of pink for the sunshine.

fri may 24: pouring roses!

5:30-8:30, free

Our memorial weekend extravaganza kicks off with some of our many roses. It's going to be a beautiful summer!

sat may 18: rio mendoza

4:00-7:00, free

Cabernet sauvignon and malbec from Mendoza, Argentina. A couple of bottles from our 12 and under section for everyday drinking.

fri may 17: french & us wines

5:30-8:30, free

Jacquere, the cousin to Chardonnay is what's in Apremont, a beautiful French white we'll be pouring and a right bank blend that's really from California, trust us, you'll be impressed.

sat may 11: rhum jm

4:00-7:00, free

For sipping or for summertime drinks, you'll want to have at least one of these aged rums on your bar.

fri may 10: cocchi & krahn

5:30-8:30, free

Mother's Day treats! A sweet sparkling from Cocchi and a NY state gin for gin and tonics, what else could she want?

sat may 4: derby day!

4:00-7:00, free

For one of the most coveted days in Kentucky, we'll be celebrating with mint juleps!

fri may 3: el buho mezcal

5:30-8:30, free

In preparation for Cinco de Mayo we'll be having John Henry here to pour his mezcal, that's perfect for shots or a smoky margarita.

sat april 27: industry city

4:00-7:00, free

Located in sunset park, this group of 5 bearded men are making vodka and doing it darn well in our opinion. Let us know what you think.

fri april 26: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Fresh and bright, red and whites!

sat april 20: italian wines

4:00-7:00, free

An italian line up of reds and a white that will not disappoint.

fri april 19: just docked wine

5:30-8:30, free

Negrette, an indigenious varietal to southwest France has just hit the shelves and its notes of dark cherry fruit and soft tannins are sure to be a palate pleaser.

sat april 13: red, red, red

4:00-7:00, free

Greek, Spain and France. A little bit of everywhere to cover all your red wine needs.

fri april 12: the noble experiment

5:30-8:30, free

The new kid in town. A locally made rum out of Williamsburg, that's sure to make it into all your favorite cocktails.

sat april 6: compass box

4:00-7:00, free

Blended or single malt scotch, spiced or peated, whatever your taste they've got everything you need.

fri april 5: kosher wines

5:30-8:30, free

From Cote du Rhone to Sangiovese, our kosher picks are nothing less than delicious!

sat march 30: red hook winery

4:00-7:00, free

Located at pier 41, this winery narrowly survived the storm and is here to pour their lovely wines.

fri march 22: cabernet sauvignon

5:30-8:30, free

Chilean cab from a family owned winery in the Maipo Valley, that specialize in the production of red wines.

sat march 9: italy

4:00-7:00, free

lambrusco and a sangiovese from tuscany.

fri march 8: portugal, spain & france

5:30-8:30, free

red blend from france, mouvedre from spain and a tempranillo from portugal. Something for every palate.

sat march 2: barrow's intense

4:00-7:00, free

ginger liqueur made right here in Brooklyn.

fri march 1: italy

5:30-8:30, free

brandy and grappa.

fri february 22: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Indigenous varietals from that beautiful country southeast of Germany, whose cool climates create light bodied, acidic wines that are full of flavor.

sat february 16: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

fri february 15: mckenzie bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

Bourbon, rye and pot still whiskey oh my! Made in New York State with local grains and old techniques.

sat february 9: red bubbly

4:00-7:00, free

A bubbly gamay from the Loire that is sure to make you think of pink roses and chocolate candy for Valentine's Day.

fri february 8: red, white & bubbly

5:30-8:30, free

In preparation of the holiday that incites warm fuzzy feelings, we'll be pouring a pink bubbly and some selections that will go with dinner for that special someone.

sat february 2: slow and low

4:00-7:00, free

From the makers of st germain, a 6 year old rye that's macerated with rock candy and citrus peels. Great for Kentucky nightcaps or a hot toddy.

fri february 1: rhum jm

5:30-8:30, free

Rum from Martinique that's made from sugar cane to create smooth and sweet aged rums and a flavorful orange liqueur. 

sat january 26: canadian and oregon wines

4:00-7:00, free

Light bodied reds from cooler climates and a chardonnay from none other than prince edward county in canada. Who knew, eh?

fri january 25: breaking and entering

5:30-8:30, free

Aged for 6 years in an old stone warehouse that's temperature controlled for slow ageing, making this California bourbon smooth and woodsy.

fri january 18: whites

5:30-8:30, free

Italian and Austrian whites for everyday or that special occasion.

sat january 12: whiskey

4:00-7:00, free

Locally distilled whiskeys out of sunset park, one that's heavier on the wheat and one with rye & corn. A couple of drams that will help keep you warm.

fri january 11: red, white & rose

5:30-8:30, free

Whether it's an all natural red and rose or a delicious winter worthy white, we've got your wine needs covered.

fri january 4: blat vodka

5:30-8:30, free

An artisanal spirit made by 2 brothers from Catalonia that's 100% pure, due to its distilling process. Come drink!

past events 2012

sat december 29: syrah & gewurtz

4:00-7:00, free

White from alsace and a bio-dynamic red from washington, who says you just need bubbly to help ring in the new year?

fri december 28: prosecco

5:30-8:30, free

The italian bubbly sister to champagne, prosecco is sure to make it in your new years cocktail or in your morning mimosa the day after.

sun december 23: bubbly rose

3:00-6:00, free

This organic, bubbly rose from the jura is elegant, fruity and delicious.

sat december 22: el buho

4:00-7:00, free

This 100% agave mezcal is hand made in oaxaca and has the perfect amount of smoke for all your favorite cocktails.

fri december 21: greenhook ginsmiths

5:30-8:30, free

Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery!

thurs december 20: owney's rum

6:00-8:00, free

a new distillery out of williamsburg, making a small batch, hand crafted rum that might make its way into your stocking.

sun december 16: rose, white and bubbly

3:00-6:00, free

An opportunity for you to try some wines to give as gifts or maybe to treat yourself.

sat december 15: spanish & french

4:00-7:00, free

Discovering new wine across Europe. Columbus would be so proud.

sat december 15: van brunt stillhouse

1:00-4:00, free

What else do you need for X-mas other than a locally made rum and a grappa made from 100% merlot grapes? Maybe knowing that your helping to support your local distillery. Isn't giving fun?

thurs december 13: asti cocchi

6:00-8:00, free

Sparkling and sweet, just in time for all the holiday celebrations.

sat december 8: bitters, scotch

4:00-7:00, free

Blended scotch and bitter french aperitifs to help warm your winter.

fri december 7: italian classics

5:30-8:30, free

Barolo, frappato and dolcetto oh my! These italian beauties are not to be missed.

sat december 1: compass box

4:00-7:00, free

We can't get enough scotch this time of year. join us.

fri november 30: usa wines

5:30-8:30, free

Pinot noir and riesling. just because it's gotten cold doesn't mean you don't need something light bodied or sweet in your life.

mon november 19: compass box

6:00-8:00, free

blended or single malt scotch, spiced or peated, whatever your taste they've got everything you need.

sun november 18: french wines

2:00-5:00, free

a special tasting for you to taste some newly docked wines.

sat november 17: new frontier wines

4:00-7:00, free

Wines from chile to help you explore more of south america.

fri november 16: jack from brooklyn

5:30-8:30, free

If you haven't had sorel yet it's not too late. This hibiscus infused tea with a neutral grain spirit as its base will soon become your holiday favorite, with it's notes of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg it already smells like Christmas!

thurs november 15: beaujolais noveau

6:00-8:00, free

Special tasting for the arrival of this years beaujolais noveau. Just in time to share the table with all your favorite holiday food.

sun october 28: hooker's choice

3:00-6:00, free

We love to share our wine. Come take advantage!

sat october 27: pm spirits

4:00-7:00, free

An unaged rye from San-Francisco distilled in a barbershop, a very special Brandy de Jerez and Spain's version of a sloe gin. Sure to become your winter favorites for drinking neat or for making cocktails.

fri october 26: haus alpenz

5:30-8:30, free

This importers claim to fame is, "importers to the trade, serving the adventurous palate." So come out and be adventurous!

sun october 21: hooker's choice

3:00-6:00, free

Join us for our Sunday fun-day. You'll want a little sip of what were pouring for your afternoon.

sat october 20: all hail to the red, white and green!

4:00-7:00, free

If you appreciate old world wine that's organic and delicious your sure to enjoy what we'll have on the table.

fri october 19: hendricks gin

5:30-8:30, free

This cucumber and rose infused gin is a must-have for any bar because its delicate flavor is great in cocktails or as a kickin' martini.

sun october 14: hooker's choice

3:00-6:00, free

We pick, you drink. Helps put a skip in your Sunday afternoon.

sat october 13: great king street

4:00-7:00, free

This blended scotch whiskey from Compass Box will be a great addition to your collection that makes a great cocktail or served neat that will keep you warm come winter.

fri october 12: martin scott

5:30-8:30, free

Come in to try some new Cote du Rhones we have in the store, as well as Breckenridge Bitters, an aperitif your sure to enjoy as much as you like the bottle.

sun october 7: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

You should know what it is by now, and if you don’t then you should come by and find out.

sat october 6: argentine wines

4:00-7:00, free

We’ll be pouring two of dry dock’s staples tonight, Rio Mendoza cabernet sauvignon and malbec. These two bottles have graced our value shelves for a while now. One taste will explain why.

fri october 5: four roses bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

The four Roses on Paul Jones, Jr's bourbon bottle is a symbol of love for a Southern belle who later became his wife. After he proposed marriage, she promised her answer at the ball that evening.  If the corsage on her gown was of four red roses, the answer was yes. The rest is history! We'll be sampling both Four Roses Yellow Label and Four Roses Single Barrel.

sun september 30: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

We’ve got something special in mind, but will let the weather be our guide today.

sat september 29: bootlegger’s vodka

4:00-7:00, free

Distilled in upstate NY from local corn, this gluten free vodka is crisp and clean….and it comes in a gorgeous bottle!

fri september 28: ny distilling company

5:30-8:30, free

Tom Potter will be at the dock tonight, pouring their collection of brooklyn-made gins. Taste the elegant Dorothy Parker, and ‘explosive’ Perry Tot navy strength gin. We love this stuff!

sun september 23: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00, free

We’ve got a surprise in store today.

sat september 22: wild turkey

4:00-7:00, free

who isn't ready for some bourbon?

fri september 21: breuckelen gin

5:30-8:30, free

Crafted by one of Brooklyn’s oldest distillers, this gin is singular in its distinctly herbal notes. If you haven’t had the pleasure yet, stop by and try one of Gowanus’ finest exports(!)

sun september 16: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

We’ve got something special in mind, but will let the weather be our guide today.

*special tasting sat*

4:30-7:30, free: kentucky bourbon

In preparation for the weather change just around the corner, Peter from Opici will be pouring some bourbon, so you know what to look forward to as the temperature drops.

sat september 15: rhum jm from martinique

1:00-4:00, free

We’ll be pouring from our Rhum JM collection of pure cane and cognac cask-aged rums.  

fri september 14: wines of new zealand

5:30-8:30, free

Our own fellow hooker, Simon Buck will be pouring from his portfolio of wines from the other land down under.

sun september 9: wines for rosh hashana

3:00-6:00, free

The holidays are quickly approaching, so now is the perfect time to stock up on kosher wines. We’ll be pouring some gorgeous wines that are suitable for your holiday table.

sat september 8: iberian wines  

4:00-7:00, free

There is so much of so many things in Spanish wines. We’d love to share some of Spain’s magic with you. Viva el vino!

fri september 7: old world whites

5:30-8:30, free

These classic wines don’t need any groove factor to make them desirable. Taste the joys of wines from the Alsace, Burgundy and Orvieto regions.  

sun september 2: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00, free

You should know what it is by now, and if you don’t then you should come by and find out. 

sat september 1: hendricks gin

4:00-7:00, free

We love this gin! Roses, cucumber and coriander come to mind when it hits the glass. Taste this magic in a cocktail too.

fri august 31: jack from brooklyn sorel

5:30-8:30, free

This small batch liqueur made right here in Red Hook. An organic NYS grain alcohol is aromatically crammed with the flavors of hibiscus, clove, cassia, nutmeg and ginger, with just the right amount of cane juice.  

sun august 26: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

If I knew what it was going to be we’d tell you…really. Guess you’re just going to have to stop by and find out.

sat august 25: old meets new

4:00-7:00, free

Our friend Brianna will be pouring an organic red and rose from Chateau Maris in the Languedoc region along with a New Zealand Mohua sauvignon blanc.

fri august 24: spanish treasures

5:30-8:30, free 

We’ll be pouring wines from the northern tip of the Basque region to the sunny southern tip of the peninsula. 

sun august 19: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00 pm, free

We'll pull out something suited to the weather today!  

sat august 18: el buho mezcal

4:00-7:00 pm, free

This mezcal made from 10 year old plants in Oaxaca, rightfully claims roots in Brooklyn. The importers of this small batch product started their enterprise in their Kings Count apartment, and continue to call it home.   

fri august 17: veni vidi vini 

5:30-8:30 pm, free

Our friend Peter will be pouring from his amazing portfolio of Italian wines. 

sun august 12: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00 pm, free 

We've got something special in mind just for you!

sat august 11: sexual chocolate wine    

4:00-7:00 pm, free

This blend of 75% zin, 25% syrah tastes just like the label says..there’s nothing left to say. 

fri august 10: mae de ouro cachaca

5:30-8:30 pm, free

Taste Brazil’s most popular beverage made of distilled cane juice that’s wood-aged just a month or so, a sort of baby rum. It’s perfect for a hot summer day. Come by and see why. 

sun august 5: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00 pm, free

You should know what it is by now, and if you don’t then you should come by and find out. 

sat august 4: abuelo rum

4:00-7:00 pm, free

New to our shelves, this Panamanian rum is a staple in Latin America, but rarely seen in this part of the country. Taste the rich flavors that this rum offers.

fri august 3: red, white and green

5:30-8:30 pm, free

We’re highlighting some of our favorite organic red and white wines from our collection. This makes drinking wine even healthier!

sun july 29: hooker’s choice 

3:00-6:00 pm, free

If I knew what it was going to be we’d tell you…really. Guess you’re just going to have to stop by and find out.

sat july 28: pimm’s no. 1 cup 4:00-7:00 pm, free Today’s special because our own Ms. Hannah will be making cocktails with Britain’s pride, Pimms No. 1 cup. There’ll be a couple of cocktail variations for you to sample if you stop by.

fri july 27: summer whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free Everyone loves something fresh and crisp this time of year, and the wines we’re pouring tonite fit the bill. Try our gorgeous muscadet and tokaji, both $12.

sun july 22: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Do I really have to explain this again? See you there, or not- it’s your choice.

sat july 21: summer whites 4:00-7:00 pm, free Light, refreshing and always in fashion, our table will be filled with perfect examples of the best of summer. Come by and unfade to white.

fri july 20: summer whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free Something crisp and refreshing to get you through the dog days of summer

sun july 16: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free You should know what it is, and if you don’t then you should come by.

sat july 15: let them drink wine! sud de france celebration 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’ve had so much fun participating in this month’s Sud de France wine celebrations, we’re going to continue our tribute to those who gave us the Statue of Liberty. A votre santé!    fri july 14: lillet bastille day celebration 5:30-8:30 pm, free This aperitif is a classic ingredient used in many cocktails (James Bond was known to add it to his perfect martinis) or enjoyed solo in a glass. See what a little lillet can do.

sun july 8: gruner madness continues.. 3:00-6:00 pm, free The wines that didn’t fit on the table yesterday will be brought out to complete our gruner fest. Really, you just can’t get enough of the stuff!  

sat july 7: gruner madness! 4:00-7:00 pm, free Oh the joys of gruner vetliner in the hot summer months; vibrant, green-apple tart and full of refreshing brightness. We’ll be pouring from our collection of vintages that’ll sure to bring on some shade, no matter where you are.

fri july 6: FAIR 5:30-8:30 pm, free This French distillery uses sustainably farmed, fair trade Himalayan goji berries and Mexican coffee beans harvested for their liqueurs, and their fair trade Bolivian quinoa vodka has received many awards for its exceptional taste.  Try something delicious that’s good for the planet!         sun july 1: canada day spicebox whisky tasting 3:00-6:00 pm, free This whisky is infused with three different types of vanilla beans which gives it a remarkably smooth flavor. Oh Canada, what a whisky! sat june 30: greenhook ginsmiths american dry gin 4:00-7:00 pm, free Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery! fri june 29: sud de france wine celebration 5:30-8:30 pm, free Tonight we'll be highlighting the wines from the regions of St. Chinian, the Lanquedoc, Minervois and Picpoul. Come taste the joys of the south of France!   sun june 24: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free You never know what's going to end up on the table. And there's only one way to find out.   sat june 23: hendricks gin 4:00-7:00 pm, free Hailing from Scotland, this gin has all those lush juniper notes one would expect, but Hendricks adds the essences of rose petals and cucumber to the blend. The result is sublime- taste it both straight and served in a cocktail. fri june 22: red, white and green 5:30-8:30 pm, free Oh my, where to start...maybe the Coturri Sandocino North Coast red, or a sip of Clos Siguier Cahors. If you can't decide, start with the From the Tank rose' and take it from there. All three are delicious organic wines. thurs june 21: van brunt still house rum 5:00-7:00 pm, free We're having a special tasting to celebrate Deer Tick performing at Red Hook ball fields tonight. Taste Red Hook's own local brew, made just two blocks away from tonite's performance. sun june 17: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm free You know what this is by now, right? sat june 16: red hook pride/passport to vinho verde 4:00-7:00 pm, free It's going to be a real celebration at the dock today, and we're proud to offer a table of red, white and rose vinho verdes for you to sample. Come by and celebrate red hook pride day with a taste of some of Portugal's finest offerings. fri june 15: sorel liqueur - red hooks own 5:30-8:30 pm, free Expertly handcrafted in small batches from Braziliam clove, Indonesian cassia and nutmeg, Nigerian ginger, Moroccan hibiscus, pure sugar cane and organic New York grain alochol. The flavor is distinct, bright and unique. It's also made in Red Hook. sun june 10: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free You should know what it is, and if you don't then you should come by and taste. sat june 9: compass box whisky  4:00-7:00 pm, free We're celebrating the joys of blended whiskeys today and Compass Box's John Glaser is one of the best. Taste the work of a true artist! fri june 8: il faggeto prosecco 5:30-8:30 pm, free We love these two proseccos. Fresh with perfect teeny bubbles. Taste them both on their own and in an aperol cocktail. Let the weekend begin! sun june 3rd: hookers' choice 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free If you know what this is all about, there's nothing left to say. If you don't, come by and we'll explain it..just once though. This week will have something special for the Bon Appeit Red Hook Grub Crawl.   sat june 2nd: rhum clement 4:00 - 7:00 pm, free Hailing from Martinique, these rums elevate king cane to new heights of elegance and taste. Join our old friend Elana as we take a trip to the island, one sip at a time. sat june 2nd: lillet aperitif 1:00 - 3:00 pm, free The fragrance and flavor of this aperitif is pure summer in a bottle. Taste a little sunshine today. fri june 1st: american terroir 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free Good dirt is good dirt, no matter what continent it comes from. Taste some fine earthy California and Washington State wines and see what we mean. mon may 27th: rosé exposé, pt iii- the celebration continues 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free Wrap up your holiday Monday with a special taste...we just can't get enough rose! sun may 26th: rosé exposé, pt ii- the celebration continues, old world style 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free Our collection of roses is too deep to give it justice in a day. So come back and take another stroll down a different garden path with a selection of roses from around the world to enjoy. sat may 25th: rosé exposé, newer worlds & frontiers 4:00 - 7:00 pm, free A rose by any other name just can't compare to the flowers found in these bottles. Celebrate the season's new world arrivals and select your summer bouquet. frid may 24th: illegal mezcal and other savory characters 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free Join in tonight's celebration with some mezcal magic both straight and in a cocktail. It's so good it really should be illegal... nah.  sun may 13th: hookers' choice 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free If you know what this is all about, there's nothing left to say. If you don't, come by and we'll explain it..just once. sat may 12th: heaven on terrior 4:00 - 7:00 pm, free Ah mother earth! The best wines keep a little bit of a remembrance from whence they came. These choices highlight the wines that capture the flavors indicative of the these beautiful wines' homes. fri may 11th: new world, old flare 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free Though these wines hail from new worlds, they all show amazingly strong family ties to their European ancestors. We'll be pouring California's Osacalis Distillery's Rare Alambic Brandy and Casa Marin Sauvignon Gris, and Weinert Vineyard's Carrascal Tinto Rosso from Argentina. sun may 6th: hookers' choice 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free If you know what this is all about, there's nothing left to say. If you don't, come by and we'll explain it..just once. sat may 5th: derby day! 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free *note special time* It's the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and we will be there in spirit....with spirits! Join us for a taste of some fine mash from Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, a family operated distillery since the 1830's. We'll be pouring Johnny Drum Green and Private Label, Willett Family Reserve, Noah's Mill and Rowan's Creek bourbons. We'll also have a julep waiting for you to toast the winner. fri may 4th: cinco de mayo tequilla/mexcal tasting 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free A little bit of tequila to celebrate that famous battle of Pueblo in 1862 where a motley group of Mexican patriots defeated Napolean III's army. Toast the day with Siembre Azul Reposado Tequila and Del Maguey Vida Mezcal. sun april 29: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We've got a treat for you! sat april 28: compass box whiskey 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’re celebrating the joys of single malt whiskeys today. There’s something special about a pedigree, isn’t there? fri april 27: winter to summer whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free We’ll be tasting some wines that bridge that seasonal gap in what makes the right white for this time of year- jean medeville bordeaux blanc, enodelta greco di tufo and samuel billaud chablis. Here’s to spring! sun april 22: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We got something all picked out for you- moncayo garnacha. Stop by and see why we like this wine so much. sat april 21: veni vini bibi! 4:00-7:00 pm, free Talk about a tasting: zanoni amarone, nespoli prugneto, battaglino arneis and monteniodoli vernaccia di san gimignana- all gorgeous italians. sun april 15: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’ve got a bottle of Casa Maschito Basilicata Rosso for you to taste. Grown in aglianico from 80 year old vines, steel fermented, full lush and gorgeous! sat april 14: around the world wines 4:00-7:00 pm, free Some of our favorite wines will be on the table tonight: domaine billard haute de beaune rouge, elvio tinto rosso and gramona gessami bianco. fri april 13: veni, vidi bibi: southern italian wines 5:30-8:30 pm, free We’re tasting the colosi nero d’avola and terre dorre falaghina, both beautiful examples of what a searing sun and briny sea can do for grapes. sun april 1: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Let us surprise you! It is April Fool’s Day after all! sat march 31: rhone varietals 4:00-7:00 pm, free Join Jean from Angels’ Share Wines as we taste small production, high quality, hand-crafted boutique wines from the South of France. fri march 30: veni vidi bibi! 5:30-8:30 pm, free Wines of Northern Italy will take the spotlight tonight. sun march 25: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’ll let the weather be our guide for what we open to taste today. sat march 24: liters of the pack 4:00-7:00 pm, free. It’s always a good idea to have just a little more, just in case. The liter-sized Teroldego and Schiava take care of that concern. fri march 23: wines of portugal 5:30-8:30pm, free We struggle to pronounce most of the grape varietals from this region, but we do know they make great wine. Come discover why Portuguese wines offer some of the best value today in the world of wine. sun march 18: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free There’s a Malbec we want you to taste, and who knows what else might be on the table. sat march 17: fine value wines 4:00-7:00 pm, free A beautiful bottle of wine doesn’t have to break the bank. Come check out some of favorite lesser-priced wines today. sun march 11: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Taste some Terra Barossa Syrah from Australia. We hookers love wines from down under.   sat march 10: fair trade liqueurs 4:00-7:00 pm, free Francois will be pouring his liqueurs made from free trade goji and coffee liqueurs, along with their new vodka distilled from quinoa seed.  fri march 9: breuckelen distillery  5:30-8:30 pm, free Our neighbors in Sunset Park are going to bring some of their bottles to the hook tonight. Taste some of Brooklyn’s original gin.  sun march 4: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’ve got some Sebastiani Pinot Noir that’s worth trying- come by and see what you think. sat march 3:  what’s up with that? 4:00-7:00 pm, free You’ve got to taste this saffron infused gin and Idahoan wine- they’re two treats straight outta left field- just the way we like it down here. fri feb. 24: winter whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free sun feb. 19: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We've got something to put a smile on your face! sat feb. 18: take a spanish junket 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’re going to be pouring our way through wines from Spain today. Come along for the ride. fri feb. 17: aviation gin & krogstad aquavit 5:30-8:30, free Aviation Gin, a dry dock favorite since day one, will be poured alongside a newcomer to the dock, Krogstad Aquavit both distilled by craft distiller House Spirits in Portlandia. sun feb. 12: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free I’m not even going to give a HINT as to what it might be. You gotta check it out today at just the right time- and that’s it. sat feb 11: fontezoppa family at the dock today! 4:00-7:00 pm, free Drop by and meet the people who are responsible for some of our best-selling bottles straight from the Marche in Italy. We’ll be pouring their lush red and white wines. sat feb. 11: ayala champagne 1:00-4:00 pm, free It’s our birthday so we’re having Champagne! These are amazing bottles of bubbly, Ayala Brut NV and Nature Zero Dosage NV.  Just in time for Valentine’s day, too. Stop by, pick one up and be prepared! fri feb. 10: whiskey wonderland - willett straight rye and family reserve bourbon 5:30-8:30 pm, free The Willett family, a quality distiller for generations of bourbon lovers, has introduced a rye whiskey causing quite a stir. Check them both out. sun feb. 5: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free I’m not even going to give a HINT as to what it might be. You gotta check it out today at just the right time- and that’s it. sat feb. 4:  ooh la la la la! 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’re hosting our own vino tour du France, and all you need is a glass. Come and taste the beauties we’ll be pouring.  fri feb. 3: red white and green 5:30-8:30 pm, free Tonight Ariel will be pouring some beautiful organic wines from the Savio Soares collection. Check out these natural beauties.  sun jan 29: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Our new Sunday tradition is great fun and always a surprise until we open the bottles at 3:00. Check out and savor what we’ve selected for you.  sat jan. 28: american terrior 4:00-7:00 pm, free Take a tasting tour through the west coast in three gorgeous sips today. We’ll be pouring a bottle from each of the big three, syrah from California, cabernet sauvignon from Washington and pinot noir from Oregon.   fri jan. 27: fair trade spirits 5:30-8:30 pm, free The French distillery named FAIR, it uses only organic and sustainably grown grains and fruit in the production of their products. Tonight we’ll be pouring their goji liqueur made from goji berries farmed in the Himalayas, and their café liqueur made from mountain harvested Mexican coffee beans, and their quinoa vodka made from quinoa grains harvest by over 1200 small producers in Bolivia .  Their flavor is pure and distinctive, come taste for yourself. sun jan. 22: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’re taking something from the shelf and planting it on the table for tasting.  We just love a surprise, don’t you? sat jan. 21: you gotta have balls 4:00-7:00 pm, free Balls Vodka that is!  Made in New York, this potato based vodka has a lot going for it other than the label. We won’t even get started when it comes to the name, because it’s what’s inside the bottle that speaks for itself. This is a really great tasting vodka! fri jan. 20: good things come in big boxes 5:30-8:30 pm, free Duca's merlot/pinot noir blend and their durello/chardonnay outshine the stigma of box wine. Taste for yourself all they have to offer in flavor, value and convenience. sun, jan. 15: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00, free Eany, meany, miney, moe... today we choose... South African Riebeek Cellars' pinotage and sauvignon blanc. sat, jan. 14: whisk(e)y wonderland! everyday rye 4:00-7:00, free Jim Beam & Old Overholt are mixology favorites. Taste for yourself why these reasonably priced bottles endure the test of time. fri, jan. 13: bordeaux, chablis and campania 5:30-8:30, free Take a quick jaunt through Europe to experience Old World charm from three regions. sun, jan 8: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00, free We’re not sure what we’ll be pouring, but whatever we choose we know you’re gonna like it. Stop by and be surprised.  sat, jan 7: whiskey wonderland: basil hayden and old crow bourbon 4:00-7:00, free

dry dock wine + spirits
past events

fri oct 10: wine
5:30-8:30, free
come and taste with us as France and Italy rival their reds. 

sat oct 4: wine
4:00-7:00, free
Granacha from Spain and a White wine from France    

fri oct 3: whiskey
5:30-8:30, free
2 different breeds of a spirit we all know and love.

sat sept 27: wine
4:00-7:00, free
Spanish and Portugese wines from opposing sides of the flavor spectrum.

fri sept 26: cider wars!
5:30-8:30, free
Come cast your votes for your favorite, out of a very diverse variety of tastes to suit any palate

sat sep 20: chardonnay
4:00-7:00, free
Unique and delicious down to the very last detail, made by a young winemaker of extraordinary skill.

fri sep 19: absinthe
5:30-8:30 : free
Docs all natural spirits is the 1st Absinthe distillery in NYC. Founded in Harlem, Ny in a basement in 2012, and today a licensed distillery in Brooklyn.

sat sep 13: Compass Box    
4:00-7:00, free
compass box is a specialist Scotch whisky maker, with a world of small batch Scotch whiskies, made in a variety of styles, to appeal to a variety of tastes.

fri sep 12: bourbon
5:30-8:30, free
We are battling bourbons to continue our celebration of September's National Bourbon Heritage Month

sat sep 6: bourbon
5:30-8:30, free
A talented local whiskey distiller comes to pour Overbey Bourbon to celebrate Bourbon month.

fri sep 5: Red & white
5:30-8:30, free
3 beautiful wines from opposite sides of the spectrum.

sat aug 30: double drink dare
4:00 - 7:00: free
Cyrus noble bourbon and Fernet-vallet

fri aug 29: wine
4:00 - 7:00: free
3 whites and a red for an easy summer wine transitional tasting.

sat aug 23: cider
4:00 - 7:00: free
come try our orchard hill classic dry cider. sat

sat aug 16: wine
4:00 - 7:00: free
A collection of sparkling, and rose.

fri aug 15: different shades of white
5:30 - 7:30 : free
A variety of white wines,of very different origins.

sat aug 9: double dare day!
2:00 - 4:00: free
Red Hook's favorite mixologist introduces us to a cocktail of his own design! 

4:00 - 7:00 : free
Wines without borders 

fri aug 8: Sorel
5:30 - 8:30 : free
one of our top local distillers, tasting us on their classic Sorel, and possibly something new too!

sat aug 2: Intense!
4:00 - 7:00 : free
stop by for a taste of a flavorful ginger liqueur from a wonderful local distiller.

fri aug 1: gin part 2

5:30 - 8:30 : free

Hailing from Williamsburg this distillery has got the gin market cornered. Botanical, to Naval Strength, to a genever base gin. Come try all their expressions.

fri aug 1: gin part 2

5:30 - 8:30 : free

Hailing from Williamsburg this distillery has got the gin market cornered. Botanical, to Naval Strength, to a genever base gin. Come try all their expressions.

friday july 18: bourbon

5:30-8:30 : free

come taste a wonderful new local bourbon from Overbay Distillers.

saturday july 19: riesling

4:00-7:00 : free

celebrate the summer of riesling by tasting a variety of our favorites.

friday july 25: cider

5:30-8:30 : free

Come taste an array of ciders from all around.

saturday july 26: gin

4:00 - 7:00 : free

greenhook ginsmiths introduce us into their diverse, and flavorful world of gin.

saturday July 12: french & italian wines part 2

4:00-7:00, free

More old world wines to be had. Cheers!

friday July 11 : french & italian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Our old world wine tour of red and white wines starts today with a gamay/pinot blend and delicious arneis.

saturday June 28: absinthe

4:00-7:00, free

Founded in a basement in Harlem but now distilled in Brooklyn this drier style absinthe is perfect for cocktails. Buy local!

friday June 27: organic wines

5:30-8:30, free

White and rose all natural French wine for summer celebrations!

saturday June 21: cider

4:00-7:00, free

A battle of ciders, from near and far! Cider from the Willamette Valley in Oregon made with French apples and made in Methode Champenoise style and a British dry cider made from a blend of dessert and cooking apples. 

friday June 20: sake

5:30-8:30, free

Some new rice wine selections from Junmai to Nigori to enjoy with sushi or have served hot or cold. 

sat june 14: sud de france

4:00-7:00, free

Our yearly event to support Languedoc wines. Everything from red, white and rose will be represented from one of our favorite regions in southern France.

sat june 7: chardonnay

4:00-7:00, free

This California chardonnay is un-oaked and ready to be had with seafood. Take it to your next visit to the Lobster Pound. 

fri june 6: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Red and white wines teeming with acidity from that beautiful country west of Germany.

sat may 31: vinho verde

4:00-7:00, free

Tis' the season to celebrate sunshine and white wine! Vinho Verde, one of our favorite whites out of portugal is light, bright and delicious. Come have a taste of our selection. 

fri may 30: denizen rum

5:30-8:30, free

White rum from the Caribbean that travels all the way to Amsterdam to be blended and bottled. You'll need this for your summer bar for all those mai tai's and daquiri's you'll be making. We'll be in cahoots with Fort Defiance for this tasting, everyone that buys a bottle will get a free drink coupon to have a cocktail made with the rum at one of our favorite Red Hook bars down the street! Cheers!

*special tasting*

mon may 26: pouring rosès!

1:00-4:00, free

To continue our Memorial Weekend celebration we'll be pouring another round of rosès! 

sun may 25: pouring rosès!

3:00-6:00, free

More rosè! Your welcome.

sat may 24: art in the age

4:00-7:00, free

Farm to bottle spirits that use organic ingredients to make one of a kind tastings. Root, Snap, Rhubarb and Sage are made in California with crops from New Hampshire to give unique flavors to every batch.

fri may 23: pouring rosès!

5:30-8:30, free

Memorial Day Weekend gives us the opportunity to trot out our line-up of new vintages and new rosés for you to enjoy all summer long. Three days of pink, refreshing and delicious wines to enjoy at every bar-b-q, rooftop party and picnic. Cheers!

sat may 17: german wine

4:00-7:00, free

Refreshing, acidic and sustainable, these German white wines are perfect pairings for everything but mostly warm sunny days.  

sat may 10: brenne

4:00-7:00, free

In preparation for the holiest of holidays a.k.a Mother's day, we'll be having a French Single Malt Whisky that's been aged in Cognac barrels because Mom's deserve to have something boozy and delicious to go with brunch. 

fri may 9: gin & rye

5:30-8:30, free

One of the only small batch London dry gins produced in London. Bursting with flavor and perfect for martinis or gin and tonics. And a 100% organic rye out of Virginia that's young and fresh. 

sat may 3: kentucky derby 

4:00-7:00, free

Our annual boozy celebration of bourbon and horse racing! We'll be having mint juleps with some of our favorite whiskies from Kentucky Bourbon Distillers. 

fri may 2: french wine

5:30-8:30, free

Sancerre and Fleurie, need I say more to get you salivating?

sat apr 26: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Jack from Brooklyn's locally made hibiscus infused liqueur is the talk of our little town we call Red Hook because his distillery is right down the street. 

fri apr 25: rum & aperitifs

5:30-8:30, free

Pot-distilled, naval strength rum from Jamaica and all natural white and rose italian aperitifs, for punches, cocktails and sunny afternoons. 

fri apr 18: italian vino

5:30-8:30, free

Out of Puglia, Italy these indeginous varietals of Negroamaro and Grillo are separately harvested, cultivated and vinified in small tanks from a winery that has a 16th century castle on their property. Let's hope there's a moat. 

sat apr 12: industry city distillery

4:00-7:00, free

Another one of our local gems making the hooch. These 5 bearded guys mean buisness when it comes to vodka. They keep the flavor profile intact to make this clear liquid smooth and best drank neat. 

fri apr 11: kosher wines

5:30-8:30, free

Red and white, Italy to Isreal there are kosher wines to be had for Passover that are affordable and delicious. Cheers!

fri apr 4: breuckelen distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Hailing all the way from Sunset Park this local distillery is making everything from gin to whiskey and it shouldn't be missed!

fri mar 28: cachaca

5:30-8:30, free

A sugar-cane based Brazilian rum that's aged in oak casks for one year. Perfect for caipirinhas and spring afternoons.

sat mar 22: karlsson's gold vodka

4:00-7:00, free

Swedish vodka that's gluten free, organic and made with virgin potatoes. Only distillied once and unfiltered to preserve the flavor. You'll want this in all your vodka cocktails.

fri mar 21: tequila

5:30-8:30, free

Spring is springing and what goes better with it then tequila?! You'll need it for those margaritas you'll be enjoying.

sat mar 15: greenhook ginsmiths

4:00-7:00, free

A local distillery based in Greenpoint making london dry style gin with organic ingredients and a plum gin for making refreshing spring drinks.

fri mar 14: kings county distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Located in the naval yard, this small distillery is producing a moonshine, bourbon and chocolate infused whiskey that comes in a convienent 200ml travel size. 

sat mar 8: ny distilling co.

4:00-7:00, free

All the way from Williamsburg this local distillery is at it again with an all new gin, the Chief Gowanus a rye based aged gin made right here in Brooklyn. They'll also be pouring their infamous Dorothy Parker and Perry Tot gins. 

fri mar 7: english cider

5:30-8:30, free

Refreshing and crisp this cider out of Suffolk, England has been made since 1728 and is a must have for all the upcoming warm evenings. 

sat mar 1: russell's reserve

4:00-7:00, free

Also from the Wild Turkey distillery is Master Distiller Jimmy & Eddie Russell's line of aged rye and bourbon. After his namesake, this 6yr old rye and 10yr old bourbon are hand selected by the Master distillers themselves and here for you to enjoy!

fri feb 28: hudson distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Located in the Hudson Valley in Upstate NY is a father and son owned distillery. With different expressions of whiskey from a Manhattan rye to a Baby bourbon these little diamonds in the rough are sure to knock your socks off. 

sat feb 22: wild turkey

4:00-7:00, free 

From the Wild Turkey distillery in Lawrenceburg, Kentucky we'll be pouring their 81 proof, 101 proof and rye. Great for cocktails or drinking neat. Cheers!

fri feb 21: wines of the world

5:30-8:30, free

Italy, New Zealand and Spain oh my! Some new favorites at the dock that are sure to please. 

fri feb 14: red and rose

5:30-8:30, free

Just for Valentine's Day there'll be lovely Austrian wine to be had! Red wine and a sparkling rose for dinner and dessert. 

sat feb 8: pink bubbly

4:00-7:00, free

In preparation for the holiday of lovers, we'll be pouring sparkling rose to be enjoyed on Valentine's Day. 

fri feb 7: vino

5:30-8:30, free

All natural wines from Spain and France for you to enjoy!

fri jan 31: scotch & rye

5:30-8:30, free

Two single malt Highland scotches blended to create a double malt and an organic rye out of Virginia. 

sat jan 25: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Continuing our Red Hook distillery weekend with Jack from Brooklyn's Sorel. A hibiscus infused super liqueur that's great in all your favorite cocktails or bubbly.

fri jan 24: van brunt stillhouse

5:30-8:30, free

Red Hook's local distillery here to taste their wares. Join us and enjoy some rum and whiskey!

sat jan 18: bourbon

4:00-7:00, free

A high rye bourbon out of Colorado and a high rye 7yr old bourbon out of West Virginia. 

sat jan 11: irish whisky & scotch

4:00-7:00, free

An Irish whiskey that's a blend of single and malt grains and aged in oak casks and a highland single malt scotch that's un-chill filtered and aged in virgin oak barrels. A wee dram will warm you right up!

fri jan 10: mckenzie distillery

5:30-8:30, free

A Fingerlakes distillery near the East shore of Seneca Lake, using locally sourced ingredients and 2 pot stills to make their bourbon, rye and pot still whiskies. 

sat jan 4: california reds

4:00-7:00, free

Full bodied reds from sunny California to remind you that even though its cold here, its warm somewhere. 

fri jan 3: breuckelen distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Hailing all the way from Sunset park this local distillery will be pouring their Gin, 77 Wheat Whiskey and 77 Rye Whiskey. Cheers!

sat dec 28: champagne!

4-00-7:00, free

To help ring in the New Year, bubbles! Don't miss your opportunity to start your year off right.

fri dec 27: cava & wine

5:30-8:30, free

Crisp dry bubbly and wine for your New Years celebration! Cheers! 

sat dec 21: new zealand & spanish wines

5:30-8:30, free

Some newly docked wines from down under and overseas, that will be perfect pairings for your holiday food.

fri dec 20: Chateau Maris wines

5:30-8:30, free

One of our favorite bio-dynamic wineries located in the Languedoc in Southern France is here to pour their delicious natural wines.

sat dec 14: fortified wine & vino

4:00-7:00, free

Made in the Madeira Islands this fortified wine is can be enjoyed neat or used in cooking to add flavor. 

fri dec 13: french and spanish wines

5:30-8:30, free

More newly docked wines that are organic, fresh and ready to be enjoyed!

*special tasting*

sat dec 7: kings county distillery

5:30:8:30, free

David Haskell will be here to do a tasting of moonshine and bourbon that's made at the Naval Yard right here in Brooklyn. He'll also be doing a signing of their newly released book "The Kings County Distillery Guide to Urban Moonshining." For all those booze lovers out there who you don't know what to get for X-Mas, this is the perfect gift set!

fri dec 6: compass box

5:30-8:30, free

Their new commemorative bottle of Delilah's is out and ready to be enjoyed. Delilah's is a bar in Chicago that's celebrating it's 20th year serving it's boozy wares, take home a piece of history! Also out is the 10th anniversary bottling of the Peat Monster, how smokey do you like your scotch?

sat nov 30: wines of argentina

4:00-7:00, free

On our continuous journey around the world, our next stop is South America. From Malbec to Cabernet Sauvignon we'll be enjoying some full bodied reds that show off that warm climate terroir.

fri nov 29: greenhook ginsmiths

5:30-8:30, free

Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery!

sat nov 23: italian vino

4:00-7:00, free

Beautiful Italian reds to quench your thirst for those chilly winter nights.

fri nov 22: sorel

5:30-8:30, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn (more specifically Red Hook) decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

sat nov 16: italian wines

4:00-7:00, free

fri nov 15: hail to the chief

5:30-8:30, free

A local distillery, NY Distilling Co is at it again making a rye based aged gin out of Williamsburg called Chief Gowanus. To go with their naval strength gin, Perry Tot and botanical gin Dorothy Parker.

sat nov 9: cider

4:00-7:00, free

Now that the weather has changed you'll still need some cider to go with all your delicious holiday food.

fri nov 8: red & white

5:30-8:30, free

Some lovely french wines to enjoy. Cheers!

sat nov 2: french wines

4:00-7:00, free

Some newly docked wines from Touraine to Bordeaux to keep you company all winter long.

fri nov 1: el buho

5:30-8:30, free

Here for post-Halloween, pre-Dia de los Muertos tasting is one of our favorite mezcals! 

sat oct 26: brenne

4:00-7:00, free

The first french single malt whisky that's 100% barley and aged in cognac barrels is sure to be your next dram or as a replacement for a mimosa with brunch. Santé!

fri oct 25: breuckelen distillery

5:30-8:30, free

Another of our local favorites, distilling gin and whiskey in Sunset Park. A 5 ingredient gin and one high wheat whiskey and one high rye is sure to please every palate. 

sat oct 19: industry city distillery

4:00-7:00, free

From No. 1 to No. 4 these bearded guys have been distilling their own vodka right here in Brooklyn and now it is time for their flagship vodka, Industry Standard! Now in a 750ml bottle this drinkable and flavorful vodka is not only a delight but now in a size for sharing! 

fri oct 18: gin & rye

5:30-8:30, free

New spirits on the shelves mean more "research drinking" for you! Come in to try our new wares. Cheers!

fri oct 11: wine

5:30-8:30, free

Red and white from the Finger Lakes to Portugal, you'll want to stop in to have a taste.

sat oct 5: clambake chardonnay

4:00-7:00, free 

An estate bottled chardonnay out of California that's a perfect pairing with seafood or as your bottle to take to the Lobster Pound.

fri oct 4: compass box

5:30-8:30, free

Scotch.

sat sept 28: van brunt stillhouse

5:30-8:30, free

From the Brooklyn Spirits Trail, one of our local Red Hook distillers that are producing rum, whiskey and grappa will be here to taste you on their boozy wares. Support local!

fri sept 27: bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

From blended to straight, some new picks for national bourbon month.

sat sept 21: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn (more specifically Red Hook) decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

fri sept 20: bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

From a family owned distillery in Bardstown, Kentucky we'll be having everything from their entry level bourbon to their over-proof small batch bottles. 

sat sept 14: el buho mezcal

4:00-7:00, free

This 100% agave mezcal is hand made in oaxaca and has the perfect amount of smoke for all your favorite cocktails.

 

fri sept 13: breaking & entering

5:30-8:30, free

Hailing from California is a high rye bourbon, aged for 6 years and ready to be enjoyed. Can't get enough of the brown liquor this month!

fri sept 6: virginia rye

5:30-8:30, free

Catoctin Creek Rye out of Loudoun County is copper pot stilled, 100% organic and delicious! Start off National Bourbon Heritage Month with a brown spirit (Let's not split hairs that it's a rye). Cheers!

sat august 31: tequila & bourbon

4:00-7:00, free

Reposado tequila made from 100% blue agave out of Jalisco, Mexico,a high rye bourbon out of West Virginia, and blue corn whisky out of Texas.

fri august 30: organic wine

5:30-8:30, free

Red, white and green! All hail to the organic vino. Come by for a taste.

sat august 24: cacao prieto

4:00-7:00, free

Our local distillery pays the dock a visit! From their sourced bourbon and rye to their distilled chocolate liqueur with cocoa beans from the Dominican Republic you've got to try them all.

fri august 23: french & italian whites

5:30-8:30, free

A lady wine-maker producing Chablis, the first white varietals planted in Corbieres and a third generation wine-maker producing Gavi.

sat august 17: greenhook ginsmiths

4:00-7:00, free

Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery!

fri august 16: slow & low

5:30-8:30, free

From the makers of St Germain elderflower liqueur comes a rock & rye! Aged 4 years and 84 proof, this is a sweet sipping or mixing straight rye whiskey. To make those sweet teas sweeter or just accompanied with ice.

fri august 9: austrian gems

5:30-8:30, free

We just can't get enough of this wine country. Come try more of our favorite whites from this area.

fri august 2: barrow's intense ginger

5:30-8:30, free

Locally made here in Brooklyn, this sweet yet hot ginger liqueur is perfect for cocktails or in your favorite bubbly.

sat july 27: greek & italian

4:00-7:00, free

Some newly docked wines from northern Italy and Greece.

fri july 26: brenne

5:30-8:30, free

Single malt whisky made in France and aged in cognac barrels. A whole new flavor profile for brown alcohol, that expresses the terroir and is best served with brunch.

sat july 20: german riesling

4:00-7:00, free

For that perfect meal, or perfect afternoon you'll need the perfect Riesling. Luckily were here to help.

fri july 19: natural wines

5:30-8:30, free

Whether it be from the northern rhone or the Jura, we have a few un-filitered, all natural gems that shouldn't be missed.

sat july 13: italian wines

4:00-7:00, free

An opportunity to try some of the newly docked italian wines that we have in the store.

fri july 12: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Indigenous varietals from that beautiful country southeast of Germany, whose cool climates create light bodied, acidic wines that are full of flavor.

sat july 6: gruner madness!

4:00-7:00, free

Another day, another opportunity for gruner that is. A second day to be able to try the gruners we carry, so you can pick your summer must have. Enjoy!

fri july 5: gruner madness!

5:30-8:30, free

You love it and we love it, so lets have all of it! This weekend we'll be celebrating one of our favorite Austrian varietals, gruner! This light, fresh and highly acidic wine is just what you want at every bar-b-que, picnic, party and table this summer.

sat june 29: sud de france!

4:00-7:00, free

Our yearly tour of Southern France for all to imbibe.

fri june 28: vinho verde parte dois (part two)

5:30-8:30, free

If you missed it the first time or just couldn't get enough, there will be more Vinho Verde to be had.

sat june 22: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn (more specifically Red Hook) decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

fri june 21: cider

5:30-8:30, free

It's warm outside so its time for cider! A funky, earthy all natural cider from Asturias and a sparkling refreshing and crisp cider from NYS. Come on everybody and drink!

sat june 15: beluga vodka

4:00-7:00, free

Russain vodka made with 100% grain, that's triple distilled and cut with crystal clear water from the Siberian Springs, which means its got to be good.

fri june 14: Savio Soares

5:30-8:30, free

The man himself here to pour his selection of organic Rieslings to get us through summer.

sat june 8: vinho verde

4:00-7:00, free

Fresh, bright and perfect for summer, our Vinho Verdes are for every picnic and party.

fri june 7: compass box

5:30-8:30, free

Blended or single malt scotch, spiced or peated, whatever your taste they've got everything you need.

sat june 1: greenhook ginsmiths

4:00-7:00, free

Another local gem, a dry gin made in Greenpoint with organic ingredients.

fri may 31: barrow's intense

5:30-8:30, free

All natural ginger liqueur made right here in Brooklyn.

sun may 26: pouring roses!

3:00-6:00, free

Yes, of course there's more. Your welcome.

sat may 25: pouring roses!

4:00-7:00, free

More roses! From Spain to Austria, full bodied to light, there's no shortage of pink for the sunshine.

fri may 24: pouring roses!

5:30-8:30, free

Our memorial weekend extravaganza kicks off with some of our many roses. It's going to be a beautiful summer!

sat may 18: rio mendoza

4:00-7:00, free

Cabernet sauvignon and malbec from Mendoza, Argentina. A couple of bottles from our 12 and under section for everyday drinking.

fri may 17: french & us wines

5:30-8:30, free

Jacquere, the cousin to Chardonnay is what's in Apremont, a beautiful French white we'll be pouring and a right bank blend that's really from California, trust us, you'll be impressed.

sat may 11: rhum jm

4:00-7:00, free

For sipping or for summertime drinks, you'll want to have at least one of these aged rums on your bar.

fri may 10: cocchi & krahn

5:30-8:30, free

Mother's Day treats! A sweet sparkling from Cocchi and a NY state gin for gin and tonics, what else could she want?

sat may 4: derby day!

4:00-7:00, free

For one of the most coveted days in Kentucky, we'll be celebrating with mint juleps!

fri may 3: el buho mezcal

5:30-8:30, free

In preparation for Cinco de Mayo we'll be having John Henry here to pour his mezcal, that's perfect for shots or a smoky margarita.

sat april 27: industry city

4:00-7:00, free

Located in sunset park, this group of 5 bearded men are making vodka and doing it darn well in our opinion. Let us know what you think.

fri april 26: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Fresh and bright, red and whites!

sat april 20: italian wines

4:00-7:00, free

An italian line up of reds and a white that will not disappoint.

fri april 19: just docked wine

5:30-8:30, free

Negrette, an indigenious varietal to southwest France has just hit the shelves and its notes of dark cherry fruit and soft tannins are sure to be a palate pleaser.

sat april 13: red, red, red

4:00-7:00, free

Greek, Spain and France. A little bit of everywhere to cover all your red wine needs.

fri april 12: the noble experiment

5:30-8:30, free

The new kid in town. A locally made rum out of Williamsburg, that's sure to make it into all your favorite cocktails.

sat april 6: compass box

4:00-7:00, free

Blended or single malt scotch, spiced or peated, whatever your taste they've got everything you need.

fri april 5: kosher wines

5:30-8:30, free

From Cote du Rhone to Sangiovese, our kosher picks are nothing less than delicious!

sat march 30: red hook winery

4:00-7:00, free

Located at pier 41, this winery narrowly survived the storm and is here to pour their lovely wines.

fri march 22: cabernet sauvignon

5:30-8:30, free

Chilean cab from a family owned winery in the Maipo Valley, that specialize in the production of red wines.

sat march 9: italy

4:00-7:00, free

lambrusco and a sangiovese from tuscany.

fri march 8: portugal, spain & france

5:30-8:30, free

red blend from france, mouvedre from spain and a tempranillo from portugal. Something for every palate.

sat march 2: barrow's intense

4:00-7:00, free

ginger liqueur made right here in Brooklyn.

fri march 1: italy

5:30-8:30, free

brandy and grappa.

fri february 22: austrian wines

5:30-8:30, free

Indigenous varietals from that beautiful country southeast of Germany, whose cool climates create light bodied, acidic wines that are full of flavor.

sat february 16: sorel

4:00-7:00, free

Hibiscus infused tea that originated in the west Indies that Jack from Brooklyn decided to put neutral grain spirit in. Genius!

fri february 15: mckenzie bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

Bourbon, rye and pot still whiskey oh my! Made in New York State with local grains and old techniques.

sat february 9: red bubbly

4:00-7:00, free

A bubbly gamay from the Loire that is sure to make you think of pink roses and chocolate candy for Valentine's Day.

fri february 8: red, white & bubbly

5:30-8:30, free

In preparation of the holiday that incites warm fuzzy feelings, we'll be pouring a pink bubbly and some selections that will go with dinner for that special someone.

sat february 2: slow and low

4:00-7:00, free

From the makers of st germain, a 6 year old rye that's macerated with rock candy and citrus peels. Great for Kentucky nightcaps or a hot toddy.

fri february 1: rhum jm

5:30-8:30, free

Rum from Martinique that's made from sugar cane to create smooth and sweet aged rums and a flavorful orange liqueur. 

sat january 26: canadian and oregon wines

4:00-7:00, free

Light bodied reds from cooler climates and a chardonnay from none other than prince edward county in canada. Who knew, eh?

fri january 25: breaking and entering

5:30-8:30, free

Aged for 6 years in an old stone warehouse that's temperature controlled for slow ageing, making this California bourbon smooth and woodsy.

fri january 18: whites

5:30-8:30, free

Italian and Austrian whites for everyday or that special occasion.

sat january 12: whiskey

4:00-7:00, free

Locally distilled whiskeys out of sunset park, one that's heavier on the wheat and one with rye & corn. A couple of drams that will help keep you warm.

fri january 11: red, white & rose

5:30-8:30, free

Whether it's an all natural red and rose or a delicious winter worthy white, we've got your wine needs covered.

fri january 4: blat vodka

5:30-8:30, free

An artisanal spirit made by 2 brothers from Catalonia that's 100% pure, due to its distilling process. Come drink!

past events 2012

sat december 29: syrah & gewurtz

4:00-7:00, free

White from alsace and a bio-dynamic red from washington, who says you just need bubbly to help ring in the new year?

fri december 28: prosecco

5:30-8:30, free

The italian bubbly sister to champagne, prosecco is sure to make it in your new years cocktail or in your morning mimosa the day after.

sun december 23: bubbly rose

3:00-6:00, free

This organic, bubbly rose from the jura is elegant, fruity and delicious.

sat december 22: el buho

4:00-7:00, free

This 100% agave mezcal is hand made in oaxaca and has the perfect amount of smoke for all your favorite cocktails.

fri december 21: greenhook ginsmiths

5:30-8:30, free

Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery!

thurs december 20: owney's rum

6:00-8:00, free

a new distillery out of williamsburg, making a small batch, hand crafted rum that might make its way into your stocking.

sun december 16: rose, white and bubbly

3:00-6:00, free

An opportunity for you to try some wines to give as gifts or maybe to treat yourself.

sat december 15: spanish & french

4:00-7:00, free

Discovering new wine across Europe. Columbus would be so proud.

sat december 15: van brunt stillhouse

1:00-4:00, free

What else do you need for X-mas other than a locally made rum and a grappa made from 100% merlot grapes? Maybe knowing that your helping to support your local distillery. Isn't giving fun?

thurs december 13: asti cocchi

6:00-8:00, free

Sparkling and sweet, just in time for all the holiday celebrations.

sat december 8: bitters, scotch

4:00-7:00, free

Blended scotch and bitter french aperitifs to help warm your winter.

fri december 7: italian classics

5:30-8:30, free

Barolo, frappato and dolcetto oh my! These italian beauties are not to be missed.

sat december 1: compass box

4:00-7:00, free

We can't get enough scotch this time of year. join us.

fri november 30: usa wines

5:30-8:30, free

Pinot noir and riesling. just because it's gotten cold doesn't mean you don't need something light bodied or sweet in your life.

mon november 19: compass box

6:00-8:00, free

blended or single malt scotch, spiced or peated, whatever your taste they've got everything you need.

sun november 18: french wines

2:00-5:00, free

a special tasting for you to taste some newly docked wines.

sat november 17: new frontier wines

4:00-7:00, free

Wines from chile to help you explore more of south america.

fri november 16: jack from brooklyn

5:30-8:30, free

If you haven't had sorel yet it's not too late. This hibiscus infused tea with a neutral grain spirit as its base will soon become your holiday favorite, with it's notes of cinnamon, clove and nutmeg it already smells like Christmas!

thurs november 15: beaujolais noveau

6:00-8:00, free

Special tasting for the arrival of this years beaujolais noveau. Just in time to share the table with all your favorite holiday food.

sun october 28: hooker's choice

3:00-6:00, free

We love to share our wine. Come take advantage!

sat october 27: pm spirits

4:00-7:00, free

An unaged rye from San-Francisco distilled in a barbershop, a very special Brandy de Jerez and Spain's version of a sloe gin. Sure to become your winter favorites for drinking neat or for making cocktails.

fri october 26: haus alpenz

5:30-8:30, free

This importers claim to fame is, "importers to the trade, serving the adventurous palate." So come out and be adventurous!

sun october 21: hooker's choice

3:00-6:00, free

Join us for our Sunday fun-day. You'll want a little sip of what were pouring for your afternoon.

sat october 20: all hail to the red, white and green!

4:00-7:00, free

If you appreciate old world wine that's organic and delicious your sure to enjoy what we'll have on the table.

fri october 19: hendricks gin

5:30-8:30, free

This cucumber and rose infused gin is a must-have for any bar because its delicate flavor is great in cocktails or as a kickin' martini.

sun october 14: hooker's choice

3:00-6:00, free

We pick, you drink. Helps put a skip in your Sunday afternoon.

sat october 13: great king street

4:00-7:00, free

This blended scotch whiskey from Compass Box will be a great addition to your collection that makes a great cocktail or served neat that will keep you warm come winter.

fri october 12: martin scott

5:30-8:30, free

Come in to try some new Cote du Rhones we have in the store, as well as Breckenridge Bitters, an aperitif your sure to enjoy as much as you like the bottle.

sun october 7: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

You should know what it is by now, and if you don’t then you should come by and find out.

sat october 6: argentine wines

4:00-7:00, free

We’ll be pouring two of dry dock’s staples tonight, Rio Mendoza cabernet sauvignon and malbec. These two bottles have graced our value shelves for a while now. One taste will explain why.

fri october 5: four roses bourbon

5:30-8:30, free

The four Roses on Paul Jones, Jr's bourbon bottle is a symbol of love for a Southern belle who later became his wife. After he proposed marriage, she promised her answer at the ball that evening.  If the corsage on her gown was of four red roses, the answer was yes. The rest is history! We'll be sampling both Four Roses Yellow Label and Four Roses Single Barrel.

sun september 30: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

We’ve got something special in mind, but will let the weather be our guide today.

sat september 29: bootlegger’s vodka

4:00-7:00, free

Distilled in upstate NY from local corn, this gluten free vodka is crisp and clean….and it comes in a gorgeous bottle!

fri september 28: ny distilling company

5:30-8:30, free

Tom Potter will be at the dock tonight, pouring their collection of brooklyn-made gins. Taste the elegant Dorothy Parker, and ‘explosive’ Perry Tot navy strength gin. We love this stuff!

sun september 23: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00, free

We’ve got a surprise in store today.

sat september 22: wild turkey

4:00-7:00, free

who isn't ready for some bourbon?

fri september 21: breuckelen gin

5:30-8:30, free

Crafted by one of Brooklyn’s oldest distillers, this gin is singular in its distinctly herbal notes. If you haven’t had the pleasure yet, stop by and try one of Gowanus’ finest exports(!)

sun september 16: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

We’ve got something special in mind, but will let the weather be our guide today.

*special tasting sat*

4:30-7:30, free: kentucky bourbon

In preparation for the weather change just around the corner, Peter from Opici will be pouring some bourbon, so you know what to look forward to as the temperature drops.

sat september 15: rhum jm from martinique

1:00-4:00, free

We’ll be pouring from our Rhum JM collection of pure cane and cognac cask-aged rums.  

fri september 14: wines of new zealand

5:30-8:30, free

Our own fellow hooker, Simon Buck will be pouring from his portfolio of wines from the other land down under.

sun september 9: wines for rosh hashana

3:00-6:00, free

The holidays are quickly approaching, so now is the perfect time to stock up on kosher wines. We’ll be pouring some gorgeous wines that are suitable for your holiday table.

sat september 8: iberian wines  

4:00-7:00, free

There is so much of so many things in Spanish wines. We’d love to share some of Spain’s magic with you. Viva el vino!

fri september 7: old world whites

5:30-8:30, free

These classic wines don’t need any groove factor to make them desirable. Taste the joys of wines from the Alsace, Burgundy and Orvieto regions.  

sun september 2: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00, free

You should know what it is by now, and if you don’t then you should come by and find out. 

sat september 1: hendricks gin

4:00-7:00, free

We love this gin! Roses, cucumber and coriander come to mind when it hits the glass. Taste this magic in a cocktail too.

fri august 31: jack from brooklyn sorel

5:30-8:30, free

This small batch liqueur made right here in Red Hook. An organic NYS grain alcohol is aromatically crammed with the flavors of hibiscus, clove, cassia, nutmeg and ginger, with just the right amount of cane juice.  

sun august 26: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00, free

If I knew what it was going to be we’d tell you…really. Guess you’re just going to have to stop by and find out.

sat august 25: old meets new

4:00-7:00, free

Our friend Brianna will be pouring an organic red and rose from Chateau Maris in the Languedoc region along with a New Zealand Mohua sauvignon blanc.

fri august 24: spanish treasures

5:30-8:30, free 

We’ll be pouring wines from the northern tip of the Basque region to the sunny southern tip of the peninsula. 

sun august 19: hooker’s choice

3:00-6:00 pm, free

We'll pull out something suited to the weather today!  

sat august 18: el buho mezcal

4:00-7:00 pm, free

This mezcal made from 10 year old plants in Oaxaca, rightfully claims roots in Brooklyn. The importers of this small batch product started their enterprise in their Kings Count apartment, and continue to call it home.   

fri august 17: veni vidi vini 

5:30-8:30 pm, free

Our friend Peter will be pouring from his amazing portfolio of Italian wines. 

sun august 12: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00 pm, free 

We've got something special in mind just for you!

sat august 11: sexual chocolate wine    

4:00-7:00 pm, free

This blend of 75% zin, 25% syrah tastes just like the label says..there’s nothing left to say. 

fri august 10: mae de ouro cachaca

5:30-8:30 pm, free

Taste Brazil’s most popular beverage made of distilled cane juice that’s wood-aged just a month or so, a sort of baby rum. It’s perfect for a hot summer day. Come by and see why. 

sun august 5: hookers' choice

3:00-6:00 pm, free

You should know what it is by now, and if you don’t then you should come by and find out. 

sat august 4: abuelo rum

4:00-7:00 pm, free

New to our shelves, this Panamanian rum is a staple in Latin America, but rarely seen in this part of the country. Taste the rich flavors that this rum offers.

fri august 3: red, white and green

5:30-8:30 pm, free

We’re highlighting some of our favorite organic red and white wines from our collection. This makes drinking wine even healthier!

sun july 29: hooker’s choice 

3:00-6:00 pm, free

If I knew what it was going to be we’d tell you…really. Guess you’re just going to have to stop by and find out.

sat july 28: pimm’s no. 1 cup 4:00-7:00 pm, free Today’s special because our own Ms. Hannah will be making cocktails with Britain’s pride, Pimms No. 1 cup. There’ll be a couple of cocktail variations for you to sample if you stop by.

fri july 27: summer whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free Everyone loves something fresh and crisp this time of year, and the wines we’re pouring tonite fit the bill. Try our gorgeous muscadet and tokaji, both $12.

sun july 22: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Do I really have to explain this again? See you there, or not- it’s your choice.

sat july 21: summer whites 4:00-7:00 pm, free Light, refreshing and always in fashion, our table will be filled with perfect examples of the best of summer. Come by and unfade to white.

fri july 20: summer whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free Something crisp and refreshing to get you through the dog days of summer

sun july 16: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free You should know what it is, and if you don’t then you should come by.

sat july 15: let them drink wine! sud de france celebration 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’ve had so much fun participating in this month’s Sud de France wine celebrations, we’re going to continue our tribute to those who gave us the Statue of Liberty. A votre santé!    fri july 14: lillet bastille day celebration 5:30-8:30 pm, free This aperitif is a classic ingredient used in many cocktails (James Bond was known to add it to his perfect martinis) or enjoyed solo in a glass. See what a little lillet can do.

sun july 8: gruner madness continues.. 3:00-6:00 pm, free The wines that didn’t fit on the table yesterday will be brought out to complete our gruner fest. Really, you just can’t get enough of the stuff!  

sat july 7: gruner madness! 4:00-7:00 pm, free Oh the joys of gruner vetliner in the hot summer months; vibrant, green-apple tart and full of refreshing brightness. We’ll be pouring from our collection of vintages that’ll sure to bring on some shade, no matter where you are.

fri july 6: FAIR 5:30-8:30 pm, free This French distillery uses sustainably farmed, fair trade Himalayan goji berries and Mexican coffee beans harvested for their liqueurs, and their fair trade Bolivian quinoa vodka has received many awards for its exceptional taste.  Try something delicious that’s good for the planet!         sun july 1: canada day spicebox whisky tasting 3:00-6:00 pm, free This whisky is infused with three different types of vanilla beans which gives it a remarkably smooth flavor. Oh Canada, what a whisky! sat june 30: greenhook ginsmiths american dry gin 4:00-7:00 pm, free Made in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, this wheat-based gin is a favorite at the dock. Come by, take a try and see why. Support your local distillery! fri june 29: sud de france wine celebration 5:30-8:30 pm, free Tonight we'll be highlighting the wines from the regions of St. Chinian, the Lanquedoc, Minervois and Picpoul. Come taste the joys of the south of France!   sun june 24: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free You never know what's going to end up on the table. And there's only one way to find out.   sat june 23: hendricks gin 4:00-7:00 pm, free Hailing from Scotland, this gin has all those lush juniper notes one would expect, but Hendricks adds the essences of rose petals and cucumber to the blend. The result is sublime- taste it both straight and served in a cocktail. fri june 22: red, white and green 5:30-8:30 pm, free Oh my, where to start...maybe the Coturri Sandocino North Coast red, or a sip of Clos Siguier Cahors. If you can't decide, start with the From the Tank rose' and take it from there. All three are delicious organic wines. thurs june 21: van brunt still house rum 5:00-7:00 pm, free We're having a special tasting to celebrate Deer Tick performing at Red Hook ball fields tonight. Taste Red Hook's own local brew, made just two blocks away from tonite's performance. sun june 17: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm free You know what this is by now, right? sat june 16: red hook pride/passport to vinho verde 4:00-7:00 pm, free It's going to be a real celebration at the dock today, and we're proud to offer a table of red, white and rose vinho verdes for you to sample. Come by and celebrate red hook pride day with a taste of some of Portugal's finest offerings. fri june 15: sorel liqueur - red hooks own 5:30-8:30 pm, free Expertly handcrafted in small batches from Braziliam clove, Indonesian cassia and nutmeg, Nigerian ginger, Moroccan hibiscus, pure sugar cane and organic New York grain alochol. The flavor is distinct, bright and unique. It's also made in Red Hook. sun june 10: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free You should know what it is, and if you don't then you should come by and taste. sat june 9: compass box whisky  4:00-7:00 pm, free We're celebrating the joys of blended whiskeys today and Compass Box's John Glaser is one of the best. Taste the work of a true artist! fri june 8: il faggeto prosecco 5:30-8:30 pm, free We love these two proseccos. Fresh with perfect teeny bubbles. Taste them both on their own and in an aperol cocktail. Let the weekend begin! sun june 3rd: hookers' choice 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free If you know what this is all about, there's nothing left to say. If you don't, come by and we'll explain it..just once though. This week will have something special for the Bon Appeit Red Hook Grub Crawl.   sat june 2nd: rhum clement 4:00 - 7:00 pm, free Hailing from Martinique, these rums elevate king cane to new heights of elegance and taste. Join our old friend Elana as we take a trip to the island, one sip at a time. sat june 2nd: lillet aperitif 1:00 - 3:00 pm, free The fragrance and flavor of this aperitif is pure summer in a bottle. Taste a little sunshine today. fri june 1st: american terroir 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free Good dirt is good dirt, no matter what continent it comes from. Taste some fine earthy California and Washington State wines and see what we mean. mon may 27th: rosé exposé, pt iii- the celebration continues 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free Wrap up your holiday Monday with a special taste...we just can't get enough rose! sun may 26th: rosé exposé, pt ii- the celebration continues, old world style 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free Our collection of roses is too deep to give it justice in a day. So come back and take another stroll down a different garden path with a selection of roses from around the world to enjoy. sat may 25th: rosé exposé, newer worlds & frontiers 4:00 - 7:00 pm, free A rose by any other name just can't compare to the flowers found in these bottles. Celebrate the season's new world arrivals and select your summer bouquet. frid may 24th: illegal mezcal and other savory characters 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free Join in tonight's celebration with some mezcal magic both straight and in a cocktail. It's so good it really should be illegal... nah.  sun may 13th: hookers' choice 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free If you know what this is all about, there's nothing left to say. If you don't, come by and we'll explain it..just once. sat may 12th: heaven on terrior 4:00 - 7:00 pm, free Ah mother earth! The best wines keep a little bit of a remembrance from whence they came. These choices highlight the wines that capture the flavors indicative of the these beautiful wines' homes. fri may 11th: new world, old flare 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free Though these wines hail from new worlds, they all show amazingly strong family ties to their European ancestors. We'll be pouring California's Osacalis Distillery's Rare Alambic Brandy and Casa Marin Sauvignon Gris, and Weinert Vineyard's Carrascal Tinto Rosso from Argentina. sun may 6th: hookers' choice 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free If you know what this is all about, there's nothing left to say. If you don't, come by and we'll explain it..just once. sat may 5th: derby day! 3:00 - 6:00 pm, free *note special time* It's the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs and we will be there in spirit....with spirits! Join us for a taste of some fine mash from Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, a family operated distillery since the 1830's. We'll be pouring Johnny Drum Green and Private Label, Willett Family Reserve, Noah's Mill and Rowan's Creek bourbons. We'll also have a julep waiting for you to toast the winner. fri may 4th: cinco de mayo tequilla/mexcal tasting 5:30 - 8:30 pm, free A little bit of tequila to celebrate that famous battle of Pueblo in 1862 where a motley group of Mexican patriots defeated Napolean III's army. Toast the day with Siembre Azul Reposado Tequila and Del Maguey Vida Mezcal. sun april 29: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We've got a treat for you! sat april 28: compass box whiskey 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’re celebrating the joys of single malt whiskeys today. There’s something special about a pedigree, isn’t there? fri april 27: winter to summer whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free We’ll be tasting some wines that bridge that seasonal gap in what makes the right white for this time of year- jean medeville bordeaux blanc, enodelta greco di tufo and samuel billaud chablis. Here’s to spring! sun april 22: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We got something all picked out for you- moncayo garnacha. Stop by and see why we like this wine so much. sat april 21: veni vini bibi! 4:00-7:00 pm, free Talk about a tasting: zanoni amarone, nespoli prugneto, battaglino arneis and monteniodoli vernaccia di san gimignana- all gorgeous italians. sun april 15: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’ve got a bottle of Casa Maschito Basilicata Rosso for you to taste. Grown in aglianico from 80 year old vines, steel fermented, full lush and gorgeous! sat april 14: around the world wines 4:00-7:00 pm, free Some of our favorite wines will be on the table tonight: domaine billard haute de beaune rouge, elvio tinto rosso and gramona gessami bianco. fri april 13: veni, vidi bibi: southern italian wines 5:30-8:30 pm, free We’re tasting the colosi nero d’avola and terre dorre falaghina, both beautiful examples of what a searing sun and briny sea can do for grapes. sun april 1: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Let us surprise you! It is April Fool’s Day after all! sat march 31: rhone varietals 4:00-7:00 pm, free Join Jean from Angels’ Share Wines as we taste small production, high quality, hand-crafted boutique wines from the South of France. fri march 30: veni vidi bibi! 5:30-8:30 pm, free Wines of Northern Italy will take the spotlight tonight. sun march 25: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’ll let the weather be our guide for what we open to taste today. sat march 24: liters of the pack 4:00-7:00 pm, free. It’s always a good idea to have just a little more, just in case. The liter-sized Teroldego and Schiava take care of that concern. fri march 23: wines of portugal 5:30-8:30pm, free We struggle to pronounce most of the grape varietals from this region, but we do know they make great wine. Come discover why Portuguese wines offer some of the best value today in the world of wine. sun march 18: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free There’s a Malbec we want you to taste, and who knows what else might be on the table. sat march 17: fine value wines 4:00-7:00 pm, free A beautiful bottle of wine doesn’t have to break the bank. Come check out some of favorite lesser-priced wines today. sun march 11: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Taste some Terra Barossa Syrah from Australia. We hookers love wines from down under.   sat march 10: fair trade liqueurs 4:00-7:00 pm, free Francois will be pouring his liqueurs made from free trade goji and coffee liqueurs, along with their new vodka distilled from quinoa seed.  fri march 9: breuckelen distillery  5:30-8:30 pm, free Our neighbors in Sunset Park are going to bring some of their bottles to the hook tonight. Taste some of Brooklyn’s original gin.  sun march 4: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’ve got some Sebastiani Pinot Noir that’s worth trying- come by and see what you think. sat march 3:  what’s up with that? 4:00-7:00 pm, free You’ve got to taste this saffron infused gin and Idahoan wine- they’re two treats straight outta left field- just the way we like it down here. fri feb. 24: winter whites 5:30-8:30 pm, free sun feb. 19: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We've got something to put a smile on your face! sat feb. 18: take a spanish junket 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’re going to be pouring our way through wines from Spain today. Come along for the ride. fri feb. 17: aviation gin & krogstad aquavit 5:30-8:30, free Aviation Gin, a dry dock favorite since day one, will be poured alongside a newcomer to the dock, Krogstad Aquavit both distilled by craft distiller House Spirits in Portlandia. sun feb. 12: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free I’m not even going to give a HINT as to what it might be. You gotta check it out today at just the right time- and that’s it. sat feb 11: fontezoppa family at the dock today! 4:00-7:00 pm, free Drop by and meet the people who are responsible for some of our best-selling bottles straight from the Marche in Italy. We’ll be pouring their lush red and white wines. sat feb. 11: ayala champagne 1:00-4:00 pm, free It’s our birthday so we’re having Champagne! These are amazing bottles of bubbly, Ayala Brut NV and Nature Zero Dosage NV.  Just in time for Valentine’s day, too. Stop by, pick one up and be prepared! fri feb. 10: whiskey wonderland - willett straight rye and family reserve bourbon 5:30-8:30 pm, free The Willett family, a quality distiller for generations of bourbon lovers, has introduced a rye whiskey causing quite a stir. Check them both out. sun feb. 5: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free I’m not even going to give a HINT as to what it might be. You gotta check it out today at just the right time- and that’s it. sat feb. 4:  ooh la la la la! 4:00-7:00 pm, free We’re hosting our own vino tour du France, and all you need is a glass. Come and taste the beauties we’ll be pouring.  fri feb. 3: red white and green 5:30-8:30 pm, free Tonight Ariel will be pouring some beautiful organic wines from the Savio Soares collection. Check out these natural beauties.  sun jan 29: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free Our new Sunday tradition is great fun and always a surprise until we open the bottles at 3:00. Check out and savor what we’ve selected for you.  sat jan. 28: american terrior 4:00-7:00 pm, free Take a tasting tour through the west coast in three gorgeous sips today. We’ll be pouring a bottle from each of the big three, syrah from California, cabernet sauvignon from Washington and pinot noir from Oregon.   fri jan. 27: fair trade spirits 5:30-8:30 pm, free The French distillery named FAIR, it uses only organic and sustainably grown grains and fruit in the production of their products. Tonight we’ll be pouring their goji liqueur made from goji berries farmed in the Himalayas, and their café liqueur made from mountain harvested Mexican coffee beans, and their quinoa vodka made from quinoa grains harvest by over 1200 small producers in Bolivia .  Their flavor is pure and distinctive, come taste for yourself. sun jan. 22: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00 pm, free We’re taking something from the shelf and planting it on the table for tasting.  We just love a surprise, don’t you? sat jan. 21: you gotta have balls 4:00-7:00 pm, free Balls Vodka that is!  Made in New York, this potato based vodka has a lot going for it other than the label. We won’t even get started when it comes to the name, because it’s what’s inside the bottle that speaks for itself. This is a really great tasting vodka! fri jan. 20: good things come in big boxes 5:30-8:30 pm, free Duca's merlot/pinot noir blend and their durello/chardonnay outshine the stigma of box wine. Taste for yourself all they have to offer in flavor, value and convenience. sun, jan. 15: hookers' choice 3:00-6:00, free Eany, meany, miney, moe... today we choose... South African Riebeek Cellars' pinotage and sauvignon blanc. sat, jan. 14: whisk(e)y wonderland! everyday rye 4:00-7:00, free Jim Beam & Old Overholt are mixology favorites. Taste for yourself why these reasonably priced bottles endure the test of time. fri, jan. 13: bordeaux, chablis and campania 5:30-8:30, free Take a quick jaunt through Europe to experience Old World charm from three regions. sun, jan 8: hookers’ choice 3:00-6:00, free We’re not sure what we’ll be pouring, but whatever we choose we know you’re gonna like it. Stop by and be surprised.  sat, jan 7: whiskey wonderland: basil hayden and old crow bourbon 4:00-7:00, free