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Leading Producer in Burgundy + Modest Appellation = Great Value

Domaine François Lumpp “A Vigne Rouge” (Givry Premier Cru, 2015) Special 6-Pack Price: $297 (~$49/bottle) For close to 30 years François Lumpp and his wife Isabelle have been leaders in the Côte Chalonnaise region…

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Posted on 2018.02.14 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Affordable White & Rosé Grower Champagne for Lovers

Stop by any time between now and Valentine’s Day to taste a Champagne ideal for sharing with your sweetheart or anyone that just loves good wine. Pickup a bottle or two at special discount prices. The Grower/Producer 

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2018.02.10 in Champagne, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Beaujolais – The Perfect Thanksgiving Wine?

Our first rule for selecting Thanksgiving wine is not to freak out. The meal is far too diverse with textures, flavors and aromas to labor over perfect pairings. The wines should be light, refreshing and energetic, with moderate alcohol, lots…

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Posted on 2017.11.21 in Beaujolais, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Domaine Paul Pernot – Pre-Arrival Offer of 2015 Burgundy from Top Producer in Puligny-Montrachet

With significant vineyard holdings in the commune of Puligny-Montrachet, and an adherence to traditional winemaking that focuses on wines that speak of place, Domaine Paul Pernot is considered one of the top producers in the appellation. Join us this Saturday to taste…

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Posted on 2017.10.26 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – October 2017 Selection

Champagne Jacquesson “Cuvée 739” (Extra Brut) Price for The Champagne Society members: $64 (regular price $75) “No Champagne house today is on a trajectory of ascent as steep as Jacquesson. While many houses are on the prowl for more fruit to increase production, Jacquesson is drastically…

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Posted on 2017.10.14 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – August 2017 Selection

Champagne J. Lassalle 2009 “Cuvée Angéline” Brut (Premier Cru) Price for The Champagne Society members: $72 (regular price $85) A superb summer in the 2009 vintage of Champagne produced a clean crop of high quality fruit, with particularly good Pinot…

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Posted on 2017.08.01 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

First Shipment of the “Extraordinary” 2015 Vintage White Burgundy

Join us this Saturday to taste several wines from what the pundits are deeming an “extraordinary” 2015 vintage throughout the Côte d’Or. Typical of warm, sunny years the 2015 whites are clean, pure and rich, favoring ripe orchard and soft citrus fruits…

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Posted on 2017.07.05 in Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – June 2017 Selection

Champagne Larmandier-Bernier “Rosé de Saignée” Extra Brut (Premier Cru) Price for The Champagne Society members: $84 (regular price $99) The Champagne Society June 2017 selection is from Champagne Larmandier-Bernier, the same producer that crafted the beautiful cuvée “Longitude” Extra Brut from April’s selection. Why…

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Posted on 2017.06.01 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  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...

 

The Champagne Society – April 2017 Selection

Champagne Larmandier-Bernier “Longitude” Extra Brut (Premier Cru) “To create a wine that deeply expresses its terroir is Pierre Larmandier‘s aim… But to this fastidous grower, terroir in itself is not enough. ‘Terroir is to wine what the score is…

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Posted on 2017.04.02 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 


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