Archives

Mas des Caprices — Genuine & Full-flavored Organic Red Wine from Mediterranean France

Fitou, a wild and remote subzone on the Languedoc-Roussillon border, is the very first granted appellation in that region. It consists of two small enclaves within Corbières: Fitou Maritime, a clay-limestone band around the saltwater lagoons on the coast, and…

- - -
Posted on 2020.01.23 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Coume del Mas – Among the Best Dry and Fortified Wines in Southern France’s Côte du Roussillon

The Côte Vermeille (vermillion coast) is a 13 mile long stretch of beaches, small bays, creeks, and coves nested along the coastline of southern France on the border of Catalunya. This romantic yet rugged land is where the Massif des…

- - -
Posted on 2020.01.16 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New Vintage of A Favorite Corbières

Maxime Magnon Rozeta (Corbières 2016) RED Special 6-pack Price: $205 (~$34/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…

- - -
Posted on 2020.01.03 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Sunny Provence — Domaine de la Tour du Bon and All the Colors of Bandol

Although relatively small, Bandol is easily Provence’s most recognized appellation. It’s sun-soaked southerly terraces brushed with Medditerranean breezes are ideal for cultivating Mourvèdre. Mourvèdre is a grape variety with one of the longest growing cycles, but when fully ripened has…

- - -
Posted on 2019.06.06 in France, Provence, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Spirit and Soul in French Catalonia – Domaine La Tour Vieille’s Dry Wines of Collioure & Natural Sweet Wines of Banyuls

The Côte Vermeille (vermillion coast) is a 13 mile long stretch of beaches, small bays, creeks, and coves nested along the coastline of southern France on the border of Catalunya. This bequiling land is where the Massif des Albères, the eastern…

- - -
Posted on 2019.03.14 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New Vintage White from Alemany i Corrio: French Inspiration with a Catalan Soul

Alemany i Corrio “Principia Mathematica” (Penedès 2017) White Special 6-pack Price: $140 (~$23/bottle) Travel south and west down the coast of Spain from Barcelona past golden, powdery sand beaches before heading inland to the Massís del Garraf – a mountain…

- - -
Posted on 2019.02.21 in Penedes, Saturday Sips, Spain DO  |  Read more...

 

A “Marriage” of Great Terroirs in the South of France’s Languedoc – Rich & Full-Bodied Red

Domaine d’Aupilhac “La Boda” (Montpeyroux Languedoc 2014) Special Price: $243/6-pack (~$41/bottle) After recently drinking a bottle of 2014 Domaine d’Aupilhac’s stunning cuvée “La Boda” paired with a luscious cut of beef we couldn’t be more pleased with its evolution over…

- - -
Posted on 2019.01.04 in France, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

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…

- - -
Posted on 2018.10.11 in France, Provence, 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…

- - -
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…

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

 


next

Featured Wines

Wine Regions

France

Italy

Portugal

Spain DO

Grape Varieties

Aglianico, Albarino, Albarín Blanco, Albarín Tinto, Albillo, Aligote, barbera, Biancu Gentile, Bourboulenc, Brunal, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cagnulari, Carignan, Carrasquín, Chardonnay, Chardonnay Musque, Chasselas, Chenin Blanc, Cinsault, Clairette, Corvina, Corvinone, counoise, Croatina, Dolcetto, Erbamat, Favorita, Fiano, Folle Noir, Fumin, Gamay, Garganega, Gewurztraminer, Godello, Graciano, Grenache, Grenache Blanc, Groppello, Juan Garcia, Lambrusco, Macabeo, Malbec, Malvasia, Malvasia Nera, Marsanne, Marselan, Marzemino, Mencía, Merlot, Mollard, Mondeuse, Montepulciano, Mourvèdre, Muscadelle, Muscat, Nebbiolo, Niellucciu, Oeillade, Oseleta, Parellada, Pecorino, Petit Arvine, Petit Verdot, Pinot Blanc, Pinot Gris, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir, Poulsard, Prieto Picudo, Puesta en Cruz, Riesling, Rondinella, Rousanne, Rufete, Sangiovese, Sauvignon Blanc, Savagnin, Savignin, Sciacarellu, Semillon, Souson, Syrah, Tannat, Tempranillo, Teroldego, Timorasso, Touriga Nacional, Trebbiano, Trebbiano Valtenesi, Treixadura, Trousseau, Ugni Blanc, Verdejo, Verdejo Tinto, Verdicchio, Vermentino, Viognier, Viura, Xarel-lo

Wines & Events by Date

Search