Nov
21

The Shack: Wednesday Night Sparkler

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On Wednesday evenings The Shack hosts a weekly “sparkler” event where they host a DJ and serve a sampling of sparkling wine.  Between the two of us (Jenna and Christine) we have a serious weakness for bubbles, so we decided to make it a date!  The Shack hosts this event every Wednesday, and each week it’s slightly different.  Here’s the deal that hooked us: 

4 Tastes of Sparkling Wines for $5
• Il Prosecco from Italy
• LIndauer Brut from New Zealand
• Guinot Cremant from France
• Segura Viudas from Spain

Several members of SacFoodies have been long-time Shack patrons, specifically on the Thursday themed dinner nights, so we were excited to give this place a try.  The Shack is just that, nothing pretentious, but rather a simple neighborhood joint with a large patio.  The atmosphere is comfortable and the beer list impressive, so impressive that we almost got sidetracked and had to remind ourselves why were there!

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DJ Mike and Code E spun tunes while we received our first sample of bubbles. The bartender was very friendly and attentive – watching when we were ready for the next sample and explaining the label and origin of each pour. 

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Of course we had to try the food as well, and we ordered the fruit plate and half dozen oysters, both were delish! 
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In the end, we had sipped our way through bubbly from Italy to Spain and enjoyed the trip!

The Shack
5201 Folsom Blvd
(916) 457-5997

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