October 2019

Piedmont Red & White from a Pioneer of the Biodynamic Movement

“An agricultural product is a flower that blossoms from the encounter of love between the creativity of nature and that of man.” — Stefano Bellotti The Italian town of Gavi lay in the easternmost reaches of the Monferrato hills at…

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Posted on 2019.10.31 in Italy, Piedmont, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Closing Chapter for the Portuguese Estate Quinta do Centro, Deeply Reduced Prices on the Last of the Red Wines from Sonho Lusitano

We’ve gone through many vintages of the wines of Sonho Lusitano Vinhos and even had owner Richard Mayson host a dinner party here in Birmingham a few years ago. After 12 harvests, this Portuguese project has come to an end…

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Posted on 2019.10.24 in Alentejo, Portugal, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Pinot Noir with Muscles — New Vintage Gevrey-Chambertin from Domaine Dominique Gallois

Gevrey-Chambertin is one of the most recognized appellations in Burgundy for good reason. At the commune level, these can be immensely satisfying Pinot Noir-based wines, substantial, dark-hued, infused with assertive fruit and heady aromatics. The distinction of Gevrey-Chambertin becomes unmistakable…

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Posted on 2019.10.17 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New Vintage Comincioli — Rich and Pure Italian Wines from the Shores of Lake Garda

Although published in 1990 and out-of-print, Burton Anderson’s The Wine Atlas of Italy still offers some of the most insightful observations on Italian wine to be found anywhere. Almost 30 years ago his take on Azienda Agricola…

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2019.10.10 in Italy, Lombardy, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Bordeaux Tasting and Workshop at Elie Wine Co., Thursday Oct 10, 5:30-7:30pm

Please join us and Morgane Renaud, representing Château Haut-Brion, on Thursday October 10, between 5:30-7:30pm. We’ll be tasting and discussing wines from the properties of Domaine Clarence Dillon, owners of the renowned estates Château Haut-Brion and Château La Mission Haut-Brion. We will…

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Posted on 2019.10.08 in News & Events  |  Read more...

 

New Vintage Red Wines from Artuke — Rapidly Rising Stars of Rioja

One of the most exciting producers in Rioja right now, we’ve always adored the wines from brothers Arturo and Kike de Miguel Blanco, third generation viticulturalists that produce wine for Artuke Bodegas y Viñedos. It seems that each new vintage highlights…

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Posted on 2019.10.03 in Rioja DOC, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society

Welcome to The Champagne Society Congratulations! In the coming months you will be drinking some of the best Champagne and sparkling wines known to humanity. As a member of The Champagne Society, you’re in a select community of like-minded folks…

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Posted on 2019.10.01 in Champagne, France, Special Selections, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – October 2019 Selection

Champagne Jacquesson “Cuvée No. 736 Dégorgement Tardif” (Extra Brut) Price for The Champagne Society members: $100 (regular price $150) Long-time subscribers to The Champagne Society will no doubt be familiar with Champagne Jacquesson’s 700-series created to showcase the character of a…

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