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Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret — Over Two Decades of Great Red Burgundy in the Shop

Vosne-Romanée is full of Mugnerets, famous ones known through generations for producing great wines. The current winemaker at Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret, Vincent Mongeard, is obviously not a Mugneret. But his grandmother was. And in 1945, when Vincent’s father,…

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Posted on 2020.03.11 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New 2016 Vintage Domaine Bart – Some of Our Best Value Red Burgundy from the Côte de Nuits

For the past few years, the wines of Domaine Bart have been some of our greatest Burgundy values and the 2016 vintage is no different. It was quite a challenging year for the domaine, where frost reduced yields so much…

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Posted on 2020.02.20 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Domaine Parent — Exquisite Pinot Noir from Choice Parcels in Pommard

A lawyer by training, meticulous winemaker Anne Parent is the matriarch of Pommard. Passionate not only about her wines but about the role of female vignerons in Burgundy, she founded the Women’s Winemaker Association in Burgundy and was its first…

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Posted on 2020.01.29 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society

Welcome to The Champagne Society Congratulations! In the coming months you will be drinking some of the best Champagne and sparkling wines known to humanity. As a member of The Champagne Society, you’re in a select community of like-minded folks…

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Posted on 2020.01.13 in Champagne, France, Special Selections, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – February 2020 Selection

Penet-Chardonnet “TerroirEscence” (Grand Cru Extra Brut) 2011 Base Price for The Champagne Society members: $84 (regular price $99) Longtime Champagne Society members will recognize the name Penet. We’ve previously featured wines from fifth generation winemaker Alexandre Penet’s…

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Posted on 2020.01.12 in France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Ring in the New Year with Grower Bubbles, Special Focus: Champagne Tarlant – Masters of Zero Dosage

Happy New Year! Stop by the shop for all your bubbly needs. We have sparkling wines from France, Spain, and Italy starting at $15. As usual, we’ll have our elaborate selection of small-production sparkling wines, and grower Champagnes from Grand…

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Posted on 2019.12.27 in Champagne, France, Special Selections  |  Read more...

 

Turkey Day Beaujolais

As always, our first rule for selecting Thanksgiving wine is not to freak out searching for a flawless pairing. The typical feast is far too diverse with textures, flavors, and aromas. There is no reason to kill yourself striving for…

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Posted on 2019.11.21 in Beaujolais, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Pinot Noir with Muscles — New Vintage Gevrey-Chambertin from Domaine Dominique Gallois

Gevrey-Chambertin is one of the most recognized appellations in Burgundy for good reason. At the commune level, these can be immensely satisfying Pinot Noir-based wines, substantial, dark-hued, infused with assertive fruit and heady aromatics. The distinction of Gevrey-Chambertin becomes unmistakable…

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Posted on 2019.10.17 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – October 2019 Selection

Champagne Jacquesson “Cuvée No. 736 Dégorgement Tardif” (Extra Brut) Price for The Champagne Society members: $100 (regular price $150) Long-time subscribers to The Champagne Society will no doubt be familiar with Champagne Jacquesson’s 700-series created to showcase the character of a…

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Posted on 2019.10.01 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

2016 Red & White Burgundy from Revered Parcels in Côte de Beaune — Great Value for the Burgundy Insider

The story of Domaine Lafouge goes back centuries. It was established in 1650 in the village of Auxey-Duresses, just west of the vineyards of Meursault. Although the family has been producing wines from village and premier cru vineyards for several…

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Posted on 2019.09.12 in France  |  Read more...

 


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