August 2016

From Spain to Detroit – a Few Special Collaborative Cuvées

If you’ve enjoyed a Spanish wine from our shop it likely came from a local, Detroit-based enterprise that has collected a portfolio of distinguished, passionate producers from some of the most exciting wine production regions in Spain.

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2016.08.31 in Saturday Sips Wines, Spain DO, Penedes, Priorat DOQ  |  Read more...


Rully – High Class White Burgundy on a Budget

The Côte Chalonnaise continues as a regular chain of hills along the same lines as the Côte d’Or to its north. But the countryside is much less uniform and turns into a jumble of limestone slopes on which vineyards appear…

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Posted on 2016.08.24 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Burgundy  |  Read more...


Domaine Françoise & Denis Clair: Pure and Seductive Chardonnay from Burgundy’s Côtes de Beaune

Domaine Françoise & Denis Clair was created in 1986 when Denis set out to bottle his own wine – The Clair family had owned parcels in the Santenay area for generations but sold most of their production…

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Posted on 2016.08.12 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Burgundy  |  Read more...


A Rising Star in Italy’s Coastal Adriatic Region of Abruzzo

Join us for a tasting of three wines that are some of the finest representations of the climate and traditions of the Abruzzo region of Italy. Azienda Agricola Tiberio wines are hard to come by so quantities are…

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Posted on 2016.08.03 in Saturday Sips Wines, Italy, Abruzzo  |  Read more...


The Champagne Society – August 2016 Selection: Champagne D. Henriet-Bazin

Champagne D. Henriet-Bazin “Millésime 2006” (Verzenay, Verzy, Grand Cru) Champagne Henriet-Bazin has deep roots in the Montagne de Reims. Towards the end of the 19th century, Gaston Henriet began making his own Champagne instead of just providing fruit to…

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Posted on 2016.08.01 in France, The Champagne Society, Champagne  |  Read more...


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