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A Quick Note on Saturday Sips + A Loire Cabernet Franc Excursion

To encourage the recommended social distancing we are placing our Saturday tastings on hold. Our weekly emails will go out as usual with a bit more emphasis on regional discovery. As always, we are happy to provide our deep insight…

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Posted on 2020.03.19 in France, Loire, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New Vintage of Right-Bank Bordeaux Project from Jacques Thienpont, Maker of Le Pin

L’Hêtre (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux 2017) Special Price: $173/6-pack (~$29/bottle) It has been almost exactly one year since we brought in the very first vintage (2016) of L’Hêtre. Given the quality, the price, and the fact that…

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Posted on 2020.02.13 in Bordeaux, 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 2020.01.29 in Bordeaux, France, News & Events, Special Selections  |  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...

 

Give the Gift of Bordeaux + Stock up on an Inexpensive but Tasty Bordeaux for the Holidays

The Gift of Bordeaux If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life – even if that wine lover is you – look no further than our Gift Box of 2015 Vintage 

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2019.12.12 in Bordeaux, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Dispatches from the Land of Cabernet Franc

Join us this Saturday as we explore the diversity of the Middle Loire valley through several different bottles. Although adjacent, Saumur-Champigny and Chinon belong to two separate sub-regions; Anjou-Saumur and Touraine, respectively. Both regions are known for malleable limestone (tuffeau)…

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Posted on 2019.08.08 in France, Loire, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

A New, Right-Bank Bordeaux Project from Jacques Thienpont, Maker of Le Pin

L’Hêtre (Castillon Côtes de Bordeaux 2016) Special Price: $173/6-pack (~$29/bottle) SOLD OUT One of the most obvious ways to find excellent value is to mine lower-end bottlings from producers that have a solid reputation for making some of the world’s greatest…

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Posted on 2019.02.14 in Bordeaux, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Coastal Tuscany’s Maremma Expressed Through a Star Winemaker’s Beautifully Mature Red Wine

Ampeleia Cuvée “Ampeleia” (IGT Costa Toscana 2012) Special Price: $183/6-pack (~$31/bottle) SOLD OUT Many of you are already familiar with Elisabetta Foradori’s biodynamic, Teroldego-based wines of unrivaled quality that shine on the international stage. We have featured these northeastern…

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Posted on 2019.01.10 in Italy, Saturday Sips, Tuscany  |  Read more...

 

Give the Gift of Wine: Mixed 12-pack of Top-Quality 2014 Bordeaux Half-Bottles in Wood Box

12-pack of Top-Quality 2014 Bordeaux Half-Bottles in Wood Box $350 SOLD OUT Stop by the shop this Saturday to sample a few fantastic red wines from Bordeaux. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for the wine lover in your life…

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Posted on 2018.12.05 in Bordeaux, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Brothers in Wine – Everyday Bottles from a Big Family Name in the Loire Valley

The brothers Philippe and Thierry Germain have relatively short but storied winemaking careers in France’s Loire Valley. Thierry arrived first. Raised in Saint-Émilion, Bordeaux, at the family winery of Château Yon-Figeac, Thierry set out on his own in 1991 at the…

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Posted on 2018.08.22 in France, Loire, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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