November 2014

Thu
13
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, November 13th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Thu
20
Twitter Chat: Your Very Best Meal
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Your Very Best Meal
Thursday, November 20th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

Have you planned your Thanksgiving menu? Bring your favorite recipes for main dishes, sides and desserts... We'll be sharing ours, too! Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST.

Events At Nearby Stores

San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule
Saturday, November 22nd
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo Specialty Department, donation required for tasting, must be over 21 to sample

Whole Foods Market San Mateo's Wine Tasting Schedule

No RSVP, Drop-In Only. Please—no cologne, perfume, or cell phones at wine tasting events. Must be 21 and over, ID may be checked at the discretion of the vintner. We reserve the right to stop opening bottles during the last hour of tasting. This schedule may change without notice.

 

Saturday, October 25th from 3-5pm Alluvial Wine

Saturday, November 1st from 3-5pm Spicy Vines Wine

Saturday, November 8th from 3-5pm San Francisco Mead

Friday, November 14th from 5-7pm Emmolo/Caymus Wines AND Youngs Wine (pssst...its our ONE Day Sale on Wine....more details to come!)

Saturday, November 22nd from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine

Saturday, November 29th from 3-5pm The Henry Wine Group

Saturday, December 6th from 3-5pm Adventures in Wine Holiday Sampling

Saturday, December 20th from 3-5pm Mercer Wine Estates

 

National Espresso Day
Monday, November 24th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,
It’s National Espresso Day!
 
Luigi Bezzera invented the espresso coffee machine in Italy in 1901. His objective was to decrease his employees' coffee break time and increase their productivity! Bezzera's machine used steam pressure to force hot water through the finely ground coffee. This allowed coffee to be prepared quickly, on demand, and by the cup. The resulting brew of coffee was also stronger in flavor and body. Bezzera's patent was sold in 1903 to Desidero Pavoni who began commercially producing and distributing the espresso machine throughout Europe. 
 
Today, espresso is a popular drink in cafés all around the world. Celebrate National Espresso Day by purchasing a cup of espresso at your favorite coffee shop or make your own using an espresso coffee machine like the one Luigi Bezzera invented!
It’s National Espresso Day!
 
November 26 is National Cake Day
Wednesday, November 26th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

Today's food holiday is the icing on the cake after a long holiday weekend - November 26 is National Cake Day!

Pie could very well be the poster child for desserts this time of year, but that doesn't mean there isn't room on the table (or in our bellies) for a few more sweet treats of the non-crusted variety.

Today's food holiday is th