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Castillo Ygay – Legendary Red Rioja + Rare & Epic Current Release White Rioja from 1986 Vintage

Marqués de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial (Rioja 2007) Price: $75/Bottle Stop by this Saturday to taste one of the world’s great wines and enjoy serious discount prices. A checklist of the great wineries of Rioja will always include the historic…

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Posted on 2017.10.19 in Rioja DOC, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Southern French Red from Biodynamic Pioneer

Domaine Léon Barral (Faugères, 2014) ~$29/bottle (6-pack discount price) We’ve been bringing in Didier Barral‘s wines for several vintages now and not only are they extraordinary wines of power and complexity that speak of the earth, his top cuvées are tasting better…

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Posted on 2017.08.10 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Spanish Wine Sale

Stop by this Saturday to taste a few fantastic Spanish wines and enjoy discounts on any Spanish wine in the shop – 15% off on six or more bottles. It will be an ideal time to replenish the cellar, grab yourself a special bottle…

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Posted on 2017.06.28 in Penedes, Ribeira Sacra, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Inexpensive Party Wines for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. Tis’ the season of backyard barbecues, hanging out on the patio, picnics in the park, and any excuse you can find to enjoy the outdoors with friends, family, and wine. While…

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Posted on 2017.05.25 in Burgundy, France, Italy, Languedoc-Roussillon, Misc Spanish, Ribiero, Saturday Sips, Spain DO, Veneto  |  Read more...

 

Spanish Mediterranean Fruit – Bordeaux Style

Alemany i Corrio “Pas Curtei” (Penedès 2011) Special 6-pack Price: $134 (~$22/bottle) One often hears the word “bold” in the context of red wine. While there are many interpretations for the term, thick ripe fruit or big young tannins to…

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Posted on 2017.02.08 in Catalunya, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Charming & Unique Southern French Red

Maxime Magnon Rozeta (Corbières 2015) Special 6-pack Price: $194 (~$32/bottle) It was only a few decades ago that the Languedoc-Roussillon was known mainly for its cheap and plentiful wine. Yet the best growers have proved that the region has far…

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Posted on 2017.01.04 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Serious and Seriously Drinkable Old Vine Carignan from Southern France

Domaine d’Aupilhac “Le Carignan” (Mont Baudile IGP 2014) Red Special Price: $189/6-pack (~$31/bottle) Formerly the most widely planted grape in France, and quite often overproduced, Carignan doesn’t have the best reputation. Generally, it’s high levels of tannins and acidity work…

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Posted on 2016.10.12 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

From Spain to Detroit – a Few Special Collaborative Cuvées

If you’ve enjoyed a Spanish wine from our shop it likely came from a local, Detroit-based enterprise that has collected a portfolio of distinguished, passionate producers from some of the most exciting wine production regions in Spain.

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2016.08.31 in Penedes, Priorat DOQ, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Fresh & Generous Red from Languedoc’s Larzac Plateau

Jean-Baptiste Granier “Les Vignes Oubliées” (Terrasses du Larzac, 2014) Price: $26/bottle Winemaker Jean-Baptiste Granier grew up in a family of vignerons that had always respected nature and minimal intervention in the vineyards and…

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Posted on 2016.04.13 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Revisiting a Seductive Mediterranean Red

Domaine Les Mille Vignes “Cadette” (Fitou, 2012) $248/6-pack (~$41/bottle) Loyal readers of our “Saturday Sips” email know that we rarely feature a wine and vintage that we’ve done before. But after drinking a stunningly good bottle of 2012 Domaine Les Mille…

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Posted on 2016.02.26 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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