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March Madness is Upon Us!

Yes that's right, I'm a Tarheel Fan!  Born and Raised!  Spent untelevised evenings listening to the games on the radio with Woody Durham as a child.  There's no going back.  

We will be televising all of the games here that air during our open hours so stop on by and have a glass of wine or beer with us while enjoying the games!

This Week's Lineup Beer Tasting Thursday, March 14, 5-7 p.m.
  • Stone's Espresso Stout
  • Hourglass Elder Toad Porter
  • Coronado Leisure Lagoon Ale
  • Boulevard Space Camper Cosmic IPA
  • Crafted Berry Savage Mead

WINE TASTING - Friday, March 15
Join us this Friday from 5-8 p.m. to taste some selections with Jim from 17th Street

*Oak Farm Albarino
*LaForcine Muscadet (The Oyster Wine)
*Fontella hianti
*Northwest Ridge Cabernet Sauvignon
*Oak Farm Tievoli Red Blend

Winter Hours

Happy New Year everyone.  We have changed our winter hours until the bridge opens up.  Whenever that happens, we will return to our normal hours.  Until that time, our hours will be as follows:

Sunday and Monday - CLOSED
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Saturday - 11-6
Thursday - 11-7
Friday - 11-8

FUN AND GAMES EVERY WEDNESDAY FROM 1-5 

We are trying something new and fun at The Grape & Ale this winter.  Beginning, Wednesday, January 9 from 1-5 p.m. we will be playing and teaching the game "Hand and Foot".  Hand and Foot is a form of Canasta and the rules vary from group to group.  We will be playing using the "Official Grape & Ale Rules"  

If you would like to join us and learn to play, we will have a few seasoned players on hand to coach you.  You may also pick up a copy of the rules anytime at The Grape & Ale  beginning Thursday, January 3.  

Disclosure - we play for fun, not money.
deliveries
ATTENTION:  DELIVERING TO SOUTHPORT AND ST. JAMES EVERY WEDNESDAY, BUT NOT THIS WEEK (WE ARE OUT OF TOWN...DELIVERIES RESUME FEBRUARY 13)

Due to the bridge closure, we are initiating a new delivery option to Southport and St. James every Wednesday.  Simply give us a call at 910-933-4384 and place your orders.  This service also includes soup orders from Sreat Side Take Out for consumers on Oak Island.  Soup orders need to be placed by Monday at 6 pm.
Helping one another as a mutual benefit business support group concept as two chopped trees with new growth of hope emerging as teamwork with the roots shaped as a handshake providing the strength for success.
PARTNERING BUSINESSES

The Grape & Ale has "no corkage" agreements with six restaurants.  Simply purchase your wine here at The Grape & Ale, show your receipt and
purchase an entree for everyone in your party, and enjoy no corkage at the following establishments: 
  • Castucci's - Thursday
  • Joseph's Italian Bistro - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday
  • Mr. P's Bistro - Monday,  Tuesday, and Wednesday
  • Ports of Call - Wednesday only
  • Shagger Jacks - Wednesday and Sunday   
  • Tranquil Harbor - All Days!
  • Turtle Island - All Days!  

*Remember to tip your wait staff as if you had purchased your wine in the restaurant!
Support Your Local Businesses
SHOP SMALL/SHOP LOCAL EVERY DAY OF THE YEAR!!!   
 
One of the perks of being a Wine or Brew Club member is adding your link to our website.  If you are a Grape & Ale Wine or Brew Club Member and would like to add your link to our newsletters and website, please contact me.  If you are a business and would like to join our wine club (a great client gift), please contact us as well.

Maters & Taters
islandhealingchiropractic.com
Brunswick Marketplace

Bell's Supply Heating and Air
Jimmy Hall & Sons Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electrical
Allen Kinney Electrical

2019 Wine and Proses Book Club Picks 

While the location has changed to the South Harbor Village Clubhouse because the club outgrew our space, we still keep up with what the club is doing.

The Club began at The Grape & Ale right after we opened in 2008 and grew by leaps and bounds.  We are happy that many of the original members are still active in the club.  New members are always welcome.

Enjoy!
Jan.   21   The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah
Feb.   18   The Kindness of Strangers:  Penniless Across America by                            Mike McIntyre
Mar.   18   The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
Apr.   15   Trans Atlantic by Colum McCann
May   20   The Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel
Jun.  17    Down River by John Hart
Jul.   15    The Stolen Marriage by Diane Chamberlain
Aug. 19    Summer Wives by Beatrix Williams
Sept.16    Perfect Match by Jodi Picoult
Oct.  21   The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock
Nov. 18    Dark Matter by Blade Crouch
Dec. 16    Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver




Candace & Jamie Hobbs
The Grape & Ale
(910)933-4384
thegrapeandale@ec.rr.com
Hours:  11-6 Tu-W and Sat.
11-7 Thur
11-8 Fri
Closed Sunday and Monday