Well here we are finding ourselves rolling right through the Summer.  So far everything has been great for us and we hope everyone in our extended family has been doing well too! So what does September have to offer?

As always, every week we have:

-an incredible selection of wines during lunch for $4 by the glass and $15 by the bottle

-a great selection of half price bottles of wine every Monday night

$20  wines every Tuesday night

-Every Wednesday evening you can enjoy a special e-mail discount on any bottle of wine from our list of over 450 selections. But you’ll have to sign up for our weekly E-Mails to find out about that! Just go back to our website at www.mrfriendlys.com and go to the Contact Us page and sign up for our informative weekly emails to find out more!

As for special events during the week and the occasional weekend…..

Wednesday, August 6th-Come join us for a wine tasting featuring great values on reds and whites from around South America.  The tasting is $5 and will run from 5:30-6:30. This is a great opportunity to sample wines from some of the most up and coming wine producers in South America.

Wednesday, August 13th-Today’s wine tasting will showcase some of Austria’s unique red and white varietals.  Anyone ever had Zweigelt or Blaufrankisch? Well you can try them here along with some great Gruner Veltliners and Rieslings for only $5 from 5:30-6:30.

Wednesday, August 20th-This is everyone’s opportunity to sample some amazing Spanish wines from  outside the Rioja region.  We will be offering superb wines from the Priorat and Ribera del Duero regions as well as others. The tasting will be $5 and lasts from 5:30-6:30.

Monday, August 25th-Thursday, september28th-Every day this week we will be featuring incredible tailgate inspired specials for both lunch and dinner as we lead up to the Gamecocks, as well as college footballs, first game of the season.  GOOOOOOOO COCKS!!!!!!!!

Thursday, August 28th-Tonight the restaurant will be closing at 9:00 due to the USC football game.  We often close a little earlier for home night games so keep this in mind this football season.

Saturday, August 30th-Come join Ricky Molllohan and Daniel Morrison as they host the most recent installment of Mr. Friendly’s Wine 101.  The cost is $25 per person and will take place from 1:00-3:00.  Reservations will be required for this class.  Either call us at 803-254-7828 or e-mail Ricky at eatmrfriendlys@gmail.com.  There will be light appetizers and wine however this is not a tasting, it is a class.  The focus will be on the characteristics of the major varietals, how to pair wine with food, how to navigate the wine list, and how wine gets to your glass from the vine. Everyone will leave with a better understanding of the basics of wine and should have a better idea of what you really like.

A look ahead at September

Wednesday September 17th-Dining with Dogs patio wine dinner!!! Come join J.J. and Ricky on the Friendly’s patio and bring your favorite canine to enjoy a multi-course wine dinner. The menu will be posted sometime in August but you know it will fill up fast. Reservations will be required.  Either call us at 803-254-7828 or e-mail Ricky at eatmrfriendlys@gmail.com.