January 2020

Domaine Parent — Exquisite Pinot Noir from Choice Parcels in Pommard

A lawyer by training, meticulous winemaker Anne Parent is the matriarch of Pommard. Passionate not only about her wines but about the role of female vignerons in Burgundy, she founded the Women’s Winemaker Association in Burgundy and was its first…

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Posted on 2020.01.29 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Bordeaux Tasting and Workshop at Elie Wine Co. Wednesday February 5th, with Diane Flamand, Légende Winemaker at Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite)

Please join us and winemaker Diane Flamand, representing Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), on Wednesday February 5th, between 5:30-7:00pm. We’ll be tasting and discussing wines from the Légende Collection — an impressive portfolio of approachable, affordable Bordeaux produced in the Lafite…

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Posted on in Bordeaux, France, News & Events, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

Mas des Caprices — Genuine & Full-flavored Organic Red Wine from Mediterranean France

Fitou, a wild and remote subzone on the Languedoc-Roussillon border, is the very first granted appellation in that region. It consists of two small enclaves within Corbières: Fitou Maritime, a clay-limestone band around the saltwater lagoons on the coast, and…

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Posted on 2020.01.23 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Coume del Mas – Among the Best Dry and Fortified Wines in Southern France’s Côte du Roussillon

The Côte Vermeille (vermillion coast) is a 13 mile long stretch of beaches, small bays, creeks, and coves nested along the coastline of southern France on the border of Catalunya. This romantic yet rugged land is where the Massif des…

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Posted on 2020.01.16 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  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 2020.01.13 in Champagne, France, Special Selections, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – February 2020 Selection

Penet-Chardonnet “TerroirEscence” (Grand Cru Extra Brut) 2011 Base Price for The Champagne Society members: $84 (regular price $99) Longtime Champagne Society members will recognize the name Penet. We’ve previously featured wines from fifth generation winemaker Alexandre Penet’s…

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Posted on 2020.01.12 in France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Loire Valley Cabernet Franc from Bernard Baudry – Fruit, Terroir, Balance

Bernard Baudry “Les Grézeaux” (Chinon  2017) RED Special 6-pack Price: $146 (~$24/bottle) Bernard Baudry is easily one of Chinon’s best producers. Born into a winemaking family, Bernard studied oenology in Beaune and began his professional life as…

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Posted on 2020.01.09 in France, Loire, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New Vintage of A Favorite Corbières

Maxime Magnon Rozeta (Corbières 2016) RED Special 6-pack Price: $205 (~$34/bottle) We’ve been bringing in young star winemaker Maxime Magnon‘s gorgeous expressions of Corbières from reclaimed old-vine plots in high-altitude vineyards for several years now. A native of the Burgundy…

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Posted on 2020.01.03 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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