October 2016

Beef & Burgundy – Dinner with the Winemaker at Tallulah November 9

Please join us on Wednesday, November 9 for a Beef & Burgundy dinner highlighting the red and white Burgundy wines of Domaines Devillard. On hand to guide us through the wines and share…

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Posted on 2016.10.31 in Burgundy, France, News & Events  |  Read more...

 

Thrilling Barbera from A Rising Star in Piedmont Italy

Vigne Marina Coppi “Sant’ Andrea” (Colli Tortonesi Barbera 2012) Red $24/bottle It was a little over a decade ago that Francesco Bellocchio of Vigne Marina Coppipurchased an 11 acre vineyard in…

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Posted on 2016.10.26 in Italy, Piedmont, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

2014 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Tasting with the Winemaker at Elie Wine, Tuesday 5-7pm

Please join us and winemaker Anne-Charlotte Mélia Bachas of Château de La Font du Loup on Tuesday, October 25, between 5-7pm with special cuvée presentation at 6pm. We’ll be…

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Posted on 2016.10.21 in France, News & Events, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

A Lively, Graceful Red Wine from the Soaring Slopes of Ribeira Sacra in Western Spain

Sílice Viticultores “Sílice” (Galicia 2015) ~$26/bottle It has long been recognized that the western Spanish region of Ribeira Sacra in Galicia had the potential to create world-class wines. Indeed, thousands of years ago, Romans carved terraces on the steep slopes…

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Posted on 2016.10.19 in Ribeira Sacra, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Serious and Seriously Drinkable Old Vine Carignan from Southern France

Domaine d’Aupilhac “Le Carignan” (Mont Baudile IGP 2014) Red Special Price: $189/6-pack (~$31/bottle) Formerly the most widely planted grape in France, and quite often overproduced, Carignan doesn’t have the best reputation. Generally, it’s high levels of tannins and acidity work…

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Posted on 2016.10.12 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Domaine Albert Boxler – World-Class Wines, Alsace Terroir

Albert Boxler Chasselas (Alsace 2014) $172/6-pack (~$29/bottle) In far eastern France, on the border with southern Germany, the winemaking region of Alsace is perhaps the most geologically complex in all of France. Much like Burgundy, the vineyards of Alsace lie…

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Posted on 2016.10.05 in Alsace, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – October 2016 Selection

Champagne Billecart-Salmon Cuvée “Sous Bois” Brut Cuvée “Sous Bois” is a relatively new bottling for the renowned Champagne house of Billecart-Salmon. Unique to their lineup, “Sous Bois” literally means “under wood” and was inspired by the oak-fermented parcels of…

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Posted on 2016.10.03 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 


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