• 31Mar

    Even though this week’s tasting is technically on April Fools day–these wines (and prices!) are no joke!! We’ve chosen wines that we’re thrilled about and that we hope you’ll be thrilled about too!

     

    Naked Earth Blanc Vin de Pays d’Oc 2008

     

     

    Feature Price: $12.99

     

     

     

     

    an organically grown blend of Grenache Blanc, Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay & Viognier expressing crisp scents of honey, apricot & pear.

     

     

    Piping Shrike Barossa Valley Shiraz 2008

     

    Feature Price: $17.99

     

     

     

    given 89pts & a Best Buy rating from Wine Advocate! fragrent nose of smoke, bacon & blueberry

     

     

    Vietti Barbera d’Asti Tre Vigne 2008

     

     

    Feature Price: $21.99

    rated 89pts by Wine Advocate! fresh, vinous wine ideal for drinking over the next few years

     

    Be sure to attend this very delicious tasting this Friday, April 1st 5-8pm… where it’s Always Fun & Always FREE!

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  • 28Mar

     

    Domaine de la Verriere le Haut de la Jacotte Cote du Ventoux

     

    mostly Syrah with a balanced blend of Grenache & Carignan

     

    This week’s W.o.W. is a delightful new addition to our ever growing French selection.

     

      

    The 2006 Cote du Ventoux is mostly Syrah at 70%, 20% Grenache & 10% Carignan. In the glass it has a gorgeous, deep purple color. A sweet nose of licorice, blackberries, blueberries and hints of vanilla, tapenade & cassis.

      

     

    Enjoy this wine with braised pork, lamb and  pecorino or piave cheeses. 

     

    Domaine de la Verriere le Haut de la Jacotte Cote du Ventoux 2006

     

    W.o.W. Price: $17.99

     

      

    full body & supple texture–enjoy over the next 3 to 4 years!

     

    Call, email or stop by to pick up a bottle of your very own! Have I ever told you how much I love hearing from you? And make sure to join us this, and every, Friday night for our Always Fun & Always FREE Tasting 5 to 8pm.

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  • 14Mar

     

    Falesco Vitiano Rosso

     

    flavors of cassis and vanilla oak, finishing with good balance and ripe fruit

     

    This week’s W.o.W. is a bargain Italian blend that pairs perfectly with Italian sausages, pizza and most pasta dishes. A show-stopper on your dinner table, Vitiano Rosso is well-structured and versatile, rich in black fruit and mint. 

     

     

    Falesco Vitiano Rosso 2008

     

    W.o.W Price: $10.99

     

     

     

    an effortless blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Sangiovese & Merlot

     

    Call, email or stop by any day this week to get your eager paws on this beautiful Italian blend! Make sure to join us this and every Friday 5-8pm for our Always Fun & Always FREE Wine Tasting!!

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  • 01Mar

     

    a nice little sampling of everything we’re into this week

    I am so excited the sun is shining this week! And in honor of the collective good mood that’s settled into the store we’ve all picked a favorite wine to feature and share with you.

    Some oldies but goodies, super tasty South American & a brand-spankin’ new sparkling!

     

     

    Four Vines “Loco” Tempranillo 2007

     

    Feature Price: $37.99

     

     

     

    very limited production on the craziest Cali Tempranillo ever!

     

     

    Concha y Toro Marques de Casa Concha Carmenere 2009

     

    Feature Price: $20.99

     

     

    ripe dark fruit, spice & black pepper with chocolate and vanilla notes

     

     

    Siesta en el Tahuan Tinsuyu Extra Brut NV

     

    Feature Price: $18.99

     

     

     

    full juicy pear & pineapple flavors, slight toasty finish

     

    Call, email or stop by to pick up one of our favorites or come visit us during our FREE tasting this Friday night to try them first!! Always Fun & Always FREE!!

     

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