October 2014

White Truffle Dinner with Burgundy from the Cellar

For a handful of weeks each year in October and November, foragers in the Piedmont region of Italy and their highly trained dogs head out to secret hunting grounds in the countryside near Alba in search of the rarest of…

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Posted on 2014.10.31 in Burgundy, France, News & Events  |  Read more...

 

Morey-Saint-Denis Elegance

Oct 27-Nov 2, 2014 2011 Domaine Odoul-Coquard Morey-St-Denis “Les Crais Gillon” ~$50/bottle – 15% off of regular price of $59 SOLD OUT If you know little about a vintage or producer, or even much about Burgundy as…

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Posted on 2014.10.23 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

In-store Tasting with Champagne Lallier

Join us on Saturday, October 18th, 12pm to 3pm to sample and discuss the wines of Champagne Lallier. Champagne Lallier specializes in producing exceptional Champagne by sourcing exclusively from vineyards officially classified Grand Cru & Premier Cru. Lallier’s…

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Posted on 2014.10.16 in Champagne, France, News & Events, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Bordeaux – Graves and The Left Bank

2010 Le Petit Haut Lafitte Pessac-Léognan Price: $59/bottle Second label Bordeaux have always offered incredible value, but as the selection process for the “Grand Vin,” or first wine, has gotten stricter, today the best “seconds” offer an even greater…

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Posted on 2014.10.09 in Bordeaux, France, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

From the Cellar: Affordable Aged Barolo

2001 Alessandro and Gian Natale Fantino Dardi Bussia Barolo $330 6-Pack ($55/bottle) Ever since we started talking about the move to Birmingham and the enhanced Elie Wine Co. we’ve been telling you that we were going to bring in…

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Posted on 2014.10.07 in Italy, Piedmont, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

Superlative Saint-Chinian

Oct 6-12, 2014 Had you been a civil engineer in 2nd century BC working on The Via Domitia (the first Roman road through Gaul linking Italy and Hispania) you might have quenched your thirst by drinking wine grown in and…

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Posted on 2014.10.01 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 


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