Join us on Thursday for a Rosé season kickoff tasting!
1128 W Armitage  -  -  773-935-1325
Rosés are stocked!
It's been a tough Spring with unexpected temperature swings and gray clouds but the warm weather is here to stay and rosé season has officially begun at ThePoisonCup. We have a wonderful selection of rosés this year as you can see. Check out the links below for all the fun details and then stop in for a bottle. And don't miss the Third Thursday Tasting this month. We'll be opening up a few of our favorites from the list below. Thursday from 5-7pm. 

2013 Scherrer Dry Rosé: Sonoma County: $22.75
2013 Hogwash: California: $16.75
2013 Elk Cove Pinot Noir Rosé: Willamette Valley: $17.75
NV Charles Bove Touraine Rosé: Loire Valley: $19.75
2012 Chateau de St Martin Cuvee Grande Reserve: Provence: $22.75
2012 Castello di Ama Rosato: Tuscany: $18.75
2013 Triennes Rosé: Provence: $16.75

PoisonCup Tasting Series:
Rhone Valley Whites!
Rhone Valley Whites!
While you may be more familiar with the earthy reds, this tasting is all about the Rhone Valley's EXOTIC and food-friendly white varietals. Join Kate on Thursday, May 22nd at 6pm as she pours viognier, marsanne, roussanne, and grenache blanc from the Rhone Valley as well as a few examples from the new world. Very limited space - sign up online via our blog. $25/person.

Welcome to Armitage!
Birch Road Cellar & Social Club: 
Birch Road Cellar & Social Club is opening soon across the street!  A members-only club, Birch Road Cellar is for individuals who enjoy the pleasure of communing with friends.  Members can enjoy their own wine from their private locker in the cellar and raise a glass without pretense in BRC's private lounge and tasting room.  Customers of Poison Cup are invited to schedule a tour and join at a reduced introductory rate.  Visit and enter your information to get started.

Third Thursday Tastings: 
The west end of Armitage is the place to be every third Thursday as the local businesses work together to create a host of enticing events. ThePoisonCup has the wine covered! Stop in every Third Thursday from 5-7pm for a free tasting of our newest wines. After the tasting take a bottle of your favorite white wine across the street for the live artist demo at Robin B Gallery.

Saturday Afternoon Tastings: 
Just a reminder to join us every Saturday from 3-5pm for a tasting of what's new and delicious. Every Saturday. Free.

Private Events & Group Tastings
Private Events!Group Tastings: Perfect for smaller groups, ThePoisonCup’s group tasting is a sensational kickoff to an evening of festivities. Your group will begin with a quick lesson on how to properly taste wines followed by a guided tasting of each of the five featured wines. Info about the winery, aromas, and palpable flavors are presented with each wine.
  • Enjoy the experience of a guided tasting.
  • $25/person for groups of 8 up to 20 people.
  • Generally lasts about an hour.
  • Please inquire for availability to or
Private Events: ThePoisonCup is an intimate space for corporate events, birthdays, anniversaries, or bachelorette parties. Have our wine guide start the evening with an instructional wine tasting lesson or have us step out of the way and enjoy a laid back evening with friends. Nosh, mingle or open gifts, we will help you create an event your guests will remember forever.
  • $400 plus wine for a two hour event. $100 per each additional hour. 
  • We can work with you to select the most appropriate wines for your budget.
  • Dedicated wine guide throughout the event. 
  • Self catering of food is welcome or use our preferred caterer: Catering Chocolate.
  • Please inquire for availability to or

Proprietor's Pick Wine Club:
Wine Club
The Proprietor's Pick Wine Club puts members in touch with some of the most unique wines we come across in our continual search for exceptional wines. Each month will include two bottles of wine, links to the technical sheets and our own personal tasting notes, complete with pairing suggestions. $39.75/month.
  • Two bottles per month ($40 retail value minimum).
  • Technical sheets and personal tasting notes included via email.
  • Wines available for pick up at ThePoisonCup first Friday of every month.
  • Pick Up at store or have shipped for $20/flat rate per month.