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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...

 

Classic Mediterranean Red from a Rising Star in a Rising Appellation

Domaine Saint Sylvestre Red (Terrasses du Larzac 2014) 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, Languedoc-Roussillon, Saturday Sips  |  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 villages…

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

 

Château de La Font du Loup – Elegance in Châteauneuf-du-Pape

La Font du Loup (the fountain of the wolf) is both a famous lieu-dit situated in the heart of Châteauneuf-du-Pape within the commune of Courthézon, and the name of the natural spring in the center of the estate. Legend has…

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Posted on 2013.09.20 in France, Saturday Sips, Southern Rhone  |  Read more...

 


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