News & Events

The return of Bangor Uncorked!

We proudly announce we are once again a participating sponsor of Bangor Uncorked!

Saturday, October 22nd 4-8pm at the Cross Center: If you like tasting different wines, chatting with friends & shopping, BANGOR UNCORKED is the event for you!Spend an evening surrounded by good friends...
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NEW at Bangor Wine: The Wine Well Microchiller!

Bangor Wine now features a Wine Well, which chills any bottle you select while you check out!

The fantastic Wine Well Microchiller takes any bottle you select to ice cold serving temperature in no time flat...while you check out, the bottle will swirl in the chilly whirlpool, and you'll be out...
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Message in the Bottle Tastings for February!

Purity in Wine: Exploring the different agricultural practices employed in winemaking.

Come join us for this month's Message in the Bottle Tastings at both stores, when we explore the different agricultural practices employed in winemaking. Tastings are FREE and open to the public, 21+...
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NEW Radio Segment on Downtown with Rich Kimball!

Catch Eric's "Message in the Bottle" segment, every Tuesday at 5:25pm on Downtown with Rich Kimball, AM 620!

Join Bangor Wine and Cheese & Crossroads Beverage owner, Eric Mihan, as he joins Rich Kimball on Pulse AM 620! We'll discuss the world of wine, answer your questions, and have a great time doing it! Click...
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Message in the Bottle Tastings for January!

"Enjoying Wine on a Budget!" An exploration of ways to drink your way through the world of wine in a wallet-friendly way!

Come join us for this month's Message in the Bottle Tastings at both stores, when we explore how to enjoy wine on a budget. We'll sample awesome wines that don't hurt the wallet, and talk about where they...
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Message in the Bottle Tasting Series: Ugly Sweater Edition!

Our Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Tasting at both stores!

It's time once again for everyone's favorite tasting, our Annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Tastings! No, we don't taste ugly sweaters...we WEAR them, and taste some great bottles! Our theme this month is: What...
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Plaid Friday Tasting in Bangor!

Plaid Friday is a Nationwide Downtown Shopping response to Black Friday. Come on down to Bangor Wine from 5-7pm on Friday, Nov. 27th for a FREE TASTING!

Join us on Plaid Friday (November 27th) for a FREE TASTING! Come in, relax, enjoy some tasty samples and support downtown Bangor! Lots of downtown stores will be having Plaid Friday specials, so make sure...
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Message in the Bottle Tasting November

Our "Wine-based" Message in the Bottle Tasting Series for November will take place in Bangor on Wed. 18th from 5-8pm and Crossroads Beverage on Fri. 20th from 5-7pm.

Come in to Bangor Wine & Cheese and Crossroads Beverage for our monthly Message in the Bottle Tasting Series! Our theme this month is "Picking Bottles for Large Groups" because let's face it, soon,...
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We proudly sponsor Bangor Uncorked!

We proudly announce we are a participating sponsor of Bangor Uncorked!

Saturday, October 24th 4-8pm at the Cross Center: If you like tasting different wines, chatting with friends & shopping, BANGOR UNCORKED is the event for you!Spend an evening surrounded by good friends...
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Meet Two Great Champagne Producers!

Join us Saturday October 24th from 12-2pm, as we host two of the Champagne region's finest producers, and sample their delicious wines!

Join us on Saturday, October 24th, from 12-2pm as we host Bernard Dumont of Dumont & Fils and David Bourdaire of Bourdaire-Gallois for an afternoon Champagne Tasting! Sure you've heard of the big guns...
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Message in the Bottle Tasting Series presents: Pairing Beer with Cheese, Chocolate, and Charcuterie

In celebration of Bangor Beer Week, we invite you to join our very special guests and discover new pairing combinations and flavors!

Wednesday, Octber 21st 5-8pm at Bangor Wine & Cheese: In celebration of Bangor Beer Week, we invite you to join our very special guests from: Banded Horn Brewing Co, Gneiss Brewing, Friars' Brewhouse,...
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Message in the Bottle Tasting October

Our "Wine-based" Message in the Bottle Tasting Series for October will take place in Bangor on Wed. 14th from 5-8pm and Crossroads Beverage on Fri. 16th from 5-7pm.

October sure is getting busy! Since our 3rd Wednesday (Oct. 21st) will feature our "Pairing Beer with Cheese, Chocolate, and Charcuterie" event, AND since the 3rd Friday of the month is in the SAME week...
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CD Release Party & Tasting

Join Grammy-winning composer Lucas Richman for the release party for his new CD, the piano concerto, In Truth, along with pianist, Jeffrey Biegel!

September 25, 2015
Saturday, September 26th 5:30-7:30pm: Join us as we host Grammy-award winning composer (and Maestro of the Bangor Symphony) Lucas Richman for the CD release party of his new piano concerto, In Truth. Along...
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BIG Independence Day Weekend Tasting & Live Broadcast!

Join us for our HUGE Tasting and Live Broadcast on Q 106.5, Maine's Country Station, at Crossroads Beverage Company on July 3rd from 4-6pm!

We are thrilled to invite you to our BIG Independence Day Weekend Tasting and Live Broadcast on Q 106.5, Maine's Country Station, at the Crossroads Beverage Company on July 3rd from 4-6pm! JR from the...
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June Tastings at Both Stores!

Join us at our stores for our Monthly Tastings, which are FREE, and we always discount the featured bottles...what a great way to try before you buy!

Every month, we invite our customers to join us as we pop a few bottles for everyone to sample! We always discount the featured items, and all the tastings are FREE, 21+ years of age please. Wednesday,...
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January Tastings for BOTH Stores!

Join us for our regular Monthly Tastings, on the 3rd Thursday at Bangor Wine and Cheese Co, and the 3rd Friday at Crossroads Beverage Co!

January 1, 2015
Every month, we invite our customers to join us as we pop a few bottles for everyone to sample! We always discount the featured items, and all the tastings are FREE, 21+ years of age please. Thursday,...
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FOX spotlights Crossroads!

NEWPORT - Bangor shop-owners expanding their business into Newport as a state of the art facility opened to the public today. Crossroads Beverage Co. features a 20-door beer cooler filled with domestic...
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Crossroads Beverage Company opens!

Crossroads Beverage Company opened last week in Newport, Maine, owned by Eric Mihan, Crossroads is the sister store to Bangor Wine and Cheese. The store is located at 66 Main Street in a new shopping center...
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Maine Edge covers Crossroads Beverage!

NEWPORT – Crossroads Beverage, Co. (66 Main Street, Newport), the second store to be opened by the owners of Bangor Wine and Cheese, will be celebrating its Grand Opening on Columbus Day Weekend....
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PRODUCER FOCUS: MASSERIA LI VELI

May 2014 Wine Club -- Li Veli Fiano & Li Veli "Pezzo Morgana"

A glass, too large for a white wine, really, was thrust in my direction recently as I strolled the aisles of one of my wholesalers’ warehouses. Inside sloshed a delightfully bright golden-green...
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SUMMER SESSION

June 2014 Beer Club -- Rising Tide MITA, Peak Organic Summer Session, Cambridge Flower Child IPA, Founders All Day IPA, Sierra Nevada Summerfest & Central City Red Betty ISA

Consider this your seasonal prep course: a killer selection of summer-ready session brews in cans. These sessionable ales are made to beat the heat and packaged just right for long afternoon barbeques...
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JUNE 2014 TASTING

“Chill out” wines featured at our Monthly Wine Tasting on Wednesday, June 18: Zorzal Sauvignon BlancPairing Suggestion: Fish Tacos “Vino” Pinot GrigioPairing Suggestion: Grilled...
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PRODUCER FOCUS: WEINGUT MARTINSHOF

June 2014 Wine Club -- Martinshof Gruner Veltliner, Rose & Zweigelt

“Innovation, Stubbornness, and a bit of Madness.”Sorry if you’ve heard this before, but my mentor in this biz is a funny, crazy guy from Burgundy. His constant refrain is, if a product...
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