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Beguiling Provençal Wines from a Virtuoso of the Vine

The appellation of Les Baux-de-Provence is unmistakably Provençal. Between olive groves and pine forests the rocky landscape is wild with the fragrant garrigue that marks its wines. Although the appellation is small and relatively new, the handful of winemaking estates…

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Posted on 2018.10.11 in France, Provence, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New Vintage of A Favorite Corbières

Maxime Magnon Rozeta (Corbières 2016) Special 6-pack Price: $221 (~$37/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 region, he studied under…

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Posted on 2018.05.02 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Lauded Garagistes Alemany i Corrio – French Inspiration, Catalan Soul

Alemany i Corrio “Pas Curtei” (Penedès 2013) red Special 6-pack Price: $142 (~$24/bottle) The most inland and mountainous subzone of the Spanish appellation of Penedès is appropriately named the Alt Penedès. This Mediterranean region is characterised by relatively low yield…

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Posted on 2018.03.07 in Penedes, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

Domaine Mas Champart – A Lifetime Among the Vines

Domaine Mas Champart “Causse de Bousquet” (Saint-Chinian 2015) Special 6-Pack Price: $135 (~$22/bottle) Back in 1976, Isabelle Champart, a Parisian with a degree in Geography, and her husband Mathieu, from a family of farmers in Champagne, began cultivating vines on…

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Posted on 2018.02.21 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

A “Marriage” of Great Terroirs in the South of France

Domaine d’Aupilhac “La Boda” (Montpeyroux Languedoc 2014) Special Price: $243/6-pack (~$41/bottle) The 44 acre lieu-dit known as Aupilhac is a renowned, fully biodynamic certified property located in the enclave of Montpeyroux just across the river Hérault from Daumas Gassac and…

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Posted on 2018.01.24 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Charming, World-Class Mediterranean Red Wines from a Top Producer in Fitou

Fitou is the very first granted appellation in the southern French region of Languedoc. It consists of two small enclaves within Corbières: Fitou Maritime, a clay-limestone band around the saltwater lagoons on the coast, and Fitou Montagneux, a patch of…

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Posted on 2018.01.11 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

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...

 


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