Wine Offerings: South West

Southeast is Southeast, and Southwest is Southwest – Rosés From The Two Southern Opposite Ends of France: The Mediterranean Coast and The Atlantic Coast (A Baker’s Dozen $297)

“A rose is a rose is a rose” is a poetic riff about universal truth by Gertrude Stein, but add an accent aigu to the final ‘e’ and all bets are off. As a style of wine, rosé is as…

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Posted on 2022.08.05 in Tavel, Côtes-du-Rhône, cassis, Corbières, Bandol, Luberon, Ventoux, Côtes-de-Gascone, Côtes-du-Lot, France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages, Languedoc-Roussillon, Provence, Southern Rhone, South West  |  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 2021.11.30 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...

 

In the Cradle of Malbec: The Wines of Cahors’ Top Producer in Four Notes. (8-Bottle Pack $280, Tax Included)

The Cahors AOP was created exclusively for red wines crafted from Malbec grapes, and unlike much of Southern France (where many grape varieties equate to a multitude of styles) Cahors has largely remained a one-trick pony, fully capable of elevating…

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Posted on 2021.06.29 in France, South West  |  Read more...

 

Cahors’ Argentine Revival: The Original Malbec by Four New Generation Producers. (12-Bottle Pack $286, All Included) – Saturday Sips

Carl Sandburg might have described Malbec as big-shouldered, stormy, husky and brawling. He might have called it coarse and strong and cunning. One thing is clear: Whether in its juicy, gentle incarnation in the Southwest of France or in its…

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Posted on 2021.04.15 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, South West  |  Read more...

 

$270 “A Dozen Rosés” Wine-Aid Package — Crisp, Cool Climate Rosé + A Rosé Sparkler (All Included and Delivered)

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” — Rainer Maria Rilke Whether you’re social-distancing with friends on the patio, grilling in the backyard, or just relaxing on a cozy chair with a…

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Posted on 2020.06.08 in France, Beaujolais, Spain DO, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages, Loire, Cava, South West  |  Read more...

 

Combel-La-Serre Cahors — Superbly Balanced, Old-World Malbec from its Homeland in Southwest France

Before the Malbec grape variety became the darling of Argentina, it was the most commonly planted vine throughout southwest France, including Bordeaux. That is until the severe winter of 1956 killed off a large portion of the vines. While Bordeaux…

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Posted on 2019.11.07 in France, South West  |  Read more...

 

Dinner with Alain Brumont of Château Montus — One of France’s Most Influential Winemakers

Alain Brumont has built the largest domaine in Madiran with over ten percent of appellation holdings in superb vineyard sites. With the guidance of the legendary winemaker himself, we’ll delve deep into the roster of wines, white and red,…

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Posted on 2016.02.26 in France, News & Events, South West  |  Read more...

 

Elie Wine Co. Presents Dinner with the Winemakers at Birmingham Country Club

Please join Elie Wine Co. at the Birmingham Country Club on Wednesday, April 15 for a wine tasting reception and dinner with three influential contemporary vineyard owners and winemakers from France, Spain, and Portugal. $80 per person (not including gratuity)….

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Posted on 2015.03.27 in France, Alentejo, Spain DO, News & Events, Portugal, South West, Navarra  |  Read more...

 

Old Vines for the Cellar or the Table – Madiran

September 7-14, 2014 2010 Domaine Berthoumieu Vitis MCM Madiran Price: $42/bottle SOLD OUT The lush and gently rolling valley slopes on the left bank of the River Adour in the South West of France make up the small, single…

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Posted on 2014.09.07 in France, South West  |  Read more...

 

Six Wine Vertical Tasting of Château Montus La Tyre – The Premier Wine from Madiran

Please join us in the store on Monday, September 8, 5:30-7:30pm, for a vertical tasting of Château Montus La Tyre. We’ll be sampling the 2001, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2009 vintages of this leading wine of the Madiran AOC….

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Posted on in France, News & Events, South West  |  Read more...

 


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