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In-Store Walk-Around Tasting: A Decade of Château Cos d’Estournel in Seven Wines (Second Growth, Saint-Estèphe, Bordeaux)

These past eighteen months have been tough across the board, for us as individuals, as shop keepers, and as a community. I’d like to take a moment to personally thank each of our valued patrons for sticking with us and…

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Posted on 2021.09.10 in Saint-Estephe, France, Bordeaux, News & Events  |  Read more...

 

France’s Central-Loire Sauvignon Blanc & Pinot Noir: White, Red …. and Rosé for Your Mom, Sancerre-ly. (6-Bottle Pack $298, All Included)

The languid Loire is the longest river in France, and its winemaking locus, occasionally interspersed with cereal crops, covers almost 200,000 acres. Originating in the south—virtually in the Rhône appellation—the river scrambles up through Orléans and hooks toward Tours in…

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Posted on 2021.05.08 in France, Loire  |  Read more...

 

$225 “The Montaigne” Wine-Aid Package – 12 Bottles of Bordeaux from Château Petit-Freylon (All Included and Delivered)

“Let us give Nature a chance; she knows her business better than we do.” — Michel de Montaigne Introducing The Montaigne, a $225 Wine-Aid package that includes 12 bottles of Bordeaux (8 bottles red, 4 bottles white) from Château…

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2020.05.29 in France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

$240 “The Baudelaire” Wine-Aid Package – 9 Bottles Red Bordeaux, 3 Bottles White Bordeaux (All Included and Delivered)

You have to be always drunk. That’s all there is to it—it’s the only way. So as not to feel the horrible burden of time that breaks your back and bends you to the earth, you have to be continually…

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Posted on 2020.04.14 in France, Bordeaux, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – December 2019 Selection

Castell d’Encus “Taïka” (Costers del Segre 2013) Price for The Champagne Society members: $84 (regular price $99) Castell d’Encus cuvée Taïka is a groundbreaking “Methode Ancestrale” sparkling wine from the cool heights of the Catalonian Pyrenees. A unique sparkling blend of…

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Posted on 2019.12.01 in Spain DO, The Champagne Society, Costers del Segre  |  Read more...

 

2015 Vintage Bordeaux – Affordable, Game-Changing Red & White

The 2015 vintage in Bordeaux should easily be the best vintage since 2010, with reds, dry whites and sweet wines all showing the potential for greatness. This Saturday we are kicking off the first of many tastings to explore the…

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Posted on 2018.07.11 in France, Bordeaux, Saturday Sips Wines  |  Read more...

 

Masterful Catalan Pyrenees Wines from a Legend

Raül Bobet has a long list of achievements: He has a masters degree in chemical engineering and a doctorate in oenology. He has 18 years of experience at Bodegas Torres, Spain’s largest producer of DO wines under its own label,…

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Posted on 2018.06.20 in Saturday Sips Wines, Spain DO, Costers del Segre  |  Read more...

 

2014 Bordeaux PART III, Red & White Pessac-Léognan & Sauternes

This Saturday we will be continuing our tasting series of the excellent 2014 vintage in Bordeaux. Our third shipment takes us across the Gironde Estuary to the “Left Bank” of Bordeaux, home to all of the official 1855 classed-growth wines. While…

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Posted on 2017.05.26 in France, Bordeaux, Saturday Sips Wines  |  Read more...

 

Ethereal Sauvignon Blanc from the Limestone Landscape of the Northern Adriatic

Mix and match any six bottles for special discount prices: ~$30 Edi Kante Sauvignon Blanc (Venezia Giulia 2013) ~$53 Edi Kante “Selezione” Sauvignon Blanc (Venezia Giulia 2009) In the rugged Carso district in the far northeastern corner of Italy,

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Posted on 2017.04.12 in Saturday Sips Wines, Italy, Friuli Venezia Giulia  |  Read more...

 

Sultry Bordeaux Blend from Italy’s Alto Adige

Peter Dipoli “Iugum” (Alto Adige 2011) Special Price: ~$43/bottle Just about every region in the world capable of growing wine grapes produces some Bordeaux-style blend. Quite often the commitment to plant these international grape varieties is based more on perceived…

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Posted on 2017.03.15 in Saturday Sips Wines, Italy, Trentino Alto Adige  |  Read more...

 


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