November 2021

Thanksgiving Wine Lineup: Seven Wines to Serve from Beginning to End + Dry Hard Cider from Brittany (France) Earns a Place at the Table (8-Bottle Package $220)

The spotlight of Thanksgiving is an expression of gratitude—for the bounty and for the providers. This extends to every phase of the celebration, family to feast, and in the rush of preparation, wines either get pushed to a back-burner or,…

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Posted on 2021.11.19 in Côte Chalonnaise, Givry, Beaujolais-Villages, France, Beaujolais, Spain DO, Penedes, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages, Southern Rhone, Navarra, Alsace  |  Read more...

 

The Essential Thanksgiving Wine: Burgundy’s Joyful Beaujolais Pairs Well with Feast’s Myriad of Dishes, Five Producers in Ten Appellations & Shades (10-Bottle Pack $335)

G.K. Chesterton considered gratitude to be the highest form of thought; John F. Kennedy once wrote, “As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” In…

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Posted on 2021.11.14 in Chirouble, Morgon, Cote de Brouilly, Saint-Amour, Moulin-à-Vent, Fleurie, Beaujolais-Villages, France, Beaujolais, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

The Gesture of Being Natural, All About the Fruit: From Vineyard to Table by 9 Grower-Producers (8-Bottle Pack $230) + Champagne & Pét-Nat in the Raw

In wine, ‘natural’ is a concept before it’s a style. It refers to a philosophy; an attitude. It may involve a regimen of rituals or it may be as simple as a gesture, but the goal, in nearly every case,…

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Posted on in Saint-Amour, Muscadet, France, Beaujolais, Spain DO, Champagne, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire, Southern Rhone, South West, Arribes, Tierra de Leon, Valencia, Ribeira Sacra  |  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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The Champagne Society October 2021 Selection

Champagne Laherte Frères ‘Cuvées Terroir Fundamentals’ Special price for members of the Champagne Society is $79. (SOLD-OUT)   ‘Progressive’ is not a word one traditionally sees affixed to Champagne producers, because, well… tradition. But shifting dynamics in consumer tastes and…

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Burgundy ‘Volnay’ New Guard Producer’s 2019: A Fine Balance Between Complexity and Drinkability. (4-Bottle Pack $324) + Intensity and Depth in 2012 Old Guard Volnay Gems (4-Bottle Pack $471)

No red wine appellation is more synonymous with ‘perfume’ than Volnay; the wines have historically checked all the boxes for quality, vigor and longevity but with an aromatic delicacy traditionally referred to as ‘feminine.’ The appellation has existed since 1937,…

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Posted on 2021.11.04 in France, Burgundy  |  Read more...

 


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