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Guerrilla Producers Explore The Balance Between Vine and Land in The Splendid Isolation of The Ardèche Region in Southeastern France – Eleven Wines From Four Vignerons ($379)

It is said that there are wines to be drunk sitting down and there are wines to be drunk standing up. The former category includes blockbusters whose names we proudly drop and whose price may at times outstrip quality but…

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Posted on 2023.10.27 in France, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

An Economy Tour of the Northern Rhône: Ambitious Appellations Capture Syrah’s Flavors and Emotions in Open and Easy-Going Manners (7-Bottle Sampler $249) + Saturday Sips

Join Us for Saturday Sips Come as you are; come any time that’s convenient for you during our business hours to sample selection from this week’s selections. Our staff will be on hand to discuss nuances of the wines, the terroirs…

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Posted on 2023.05.25 in Hermitage, Brézème, Saint-Péray, Côtes-du-Rhône, Saint-Joseph, Cornas, Côte Rôtie, France, Saturday Sips Wines, Wine-Aid Packages, Northern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Saturday Sips + Saturday Sips Review Package (6-Pack for $310 All-Included): 3 Expressions of Châteauneuf-du-Pape Terroir From Exceptional Producer

If you like biodynamic wines, Châteauneuf-du-Pape, and lauded producers, you’ll find them all at this Saturday’s tasting, One of France’s most influential vignerons, Jean-Paul Daumen is the fifth-generation owner and winemaker of Domaine de la Vieille…

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2020.10.21 in Saturday Sips Wines, France, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Summer-Aid: $290 “A Summer in Provence” — 6 Bottles from Domaine Hauvette — Red, White, and France’s Best Rosé (All Included and Delivered)

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 2020.07.08 in France, Wine-Aid Packages, Provence  |  Read more...

 

Laurent Vaillé‘s Domaine de la Grange des Pères – Cult Wine from Languedoc

If we ever questioned why Laurent Vaillé‘s Domaine de la Grange des Pères Red has attained cult status, a recent tasting of an early 2000s vintage presented us the answer. It was near perfection. Layers of earthy, herbal complexity balanced…

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Posted on 2019.07.08 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Languedoc-Roussillon  |  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…

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

 

Classic Mediterranean Red from a Rising Star in a Rising Appellation

Domaine Saint Sylvestre Red (Terrasses du Larzac 2015) Special 6-Pack Price: $216 ($36/bottle) It seems absurd to think that a winemaking region as old and storied as the Languedoc in southern France would have sub-regions to “discover” but the truth…

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Posted on 2017.11.11 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Languedoc-Roussillon  |  Read more...

 

Sophisticated and Affordable Southern Rhône

Domaine de l’Oratoire St. Martin (Cairanne Côtes-du-Rhône Villages) – 2011 Les Douyes Rouge Special Price: $26/bottle SOLD OUT – 2010 Haut Costias Blanc Special Price: $15/bottle SOLD OUT L’Oratoire Saint-Martin estate is a benchmark in the…

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Posted on 2015.03.19 in France, Saturday Sips Wines, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 

Southern Rhône Round Two

We had such a fantastic turnout for last Saturday’s tasting that we decided to hold another Southern Rhône tasting this coming Saturday. We’ll be pouring a handful of hearty, sun-drenched wines, both red and white. We’ll be…

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Posted on 2015.01.21 in Saturday Sips Wines, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 


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