December 2013

A New Location and Invigorated Focus for Elie Wine Company in the New Year

Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true. ~Alfred, Lord Tennyson, 1850   The New Year is ordinarily about…

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Posted on 2013.12.30 in News & Events  |  Read more...

 

The Rare and Obscure Fruit Liqueurs of Laurent Cazottes

$69/bottle We just received a handful of Wild Quince, Citron, and Folle Noire sweet liqueurs from the tiny production distillery run by rock star distiller Laurent Cazottes. He is France’s leading producer of artisan liqueurs and eau-de-vie. Whether it’s grapes,…

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Posted on 2013.12.23 in France, French Rarities  |  Read more...

 

An Outstanding Second Wine from Château Montrose (Saint-Estèphe)

$64 per bottle or special 6-pack discount for $360 SOLD OUT This time of year might find you spending some time sledding down a hill, hitting the pond for a little ice skating, or even just shoveling the snow…

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Posted on 2013.12.20 in Bordeaux, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Give the Gift of Catalan Wine

The weather outside is frightful. Surprise your favorite wine drinker with a virtual trip to coastal Spain where these three charming wines will lubricate the imagination and transport them to the breezy Mediterranean shores and Barcelona cafés of the autonomous…

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Posted on 2013.12.18 in Catalunya, Cava, Penedes, Priorat DOQ, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Affordable Grower Champagnes

$59/bottle While we can certainly appreciate the engineering that goes on in a huge Champagne house that can produce millions of bottles a year and make it all taste the same, that’s not what we’re looking for in a…

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Posted on 2013.12.13 in Champagne, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Limited Production Pinot Noir from Rising Star in Beaune

There is a “new school” of winemakers in Burgundy. In the vineyard, they’re focusing on more sustainable methods of cultivation while endeavoring to grow the most promising fruit. In the cellars, they are aiming to make wines as precise as…

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Posted on 2013.12.06 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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