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Upcoming Tasting -Wednesday, February 3, 2016. In-store 5 - 7pm - 2013 Italians - Vintage of the Century?
This Week's Tasting:
2013 Italians - Vintage of the Century?
February 3, 2016One of the verities that drives me nuts is that every couple of years or so we will see a wine expert from a wine magazine declaring that such and such year is the vintage of the century or, perhaps, the greatest vintage in history. Since I have never actually said that about any vintage, lets try this. (Continue reading)
Last Week's Tasting
January 20, 2016A good number came out despite the cold to warm up with last week's ports. (Continue reading)
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French Winter Reds á Bon Prix - January 13thSome weeks we get most things right . Last week was one of them. People liked almost all the wines. Significantly more cases and packs were ordered. The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
The Best $30 Wines of Last Year - January 6thMost people, classicists, liked the 2012 Domaine de Courcel Bourgogne Chardonnay's balance and restraint. Somewhat The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Last Pre-Holiday Regular Weekly Tasting - November 18thThe Federal Cases The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
Feasting on a Budget - November 12thA nice crowd for nice wines. Most everyone was surprised by how good it was... The wines, what we said, what the tasters thought
New & Notable
Old, Notable, Not Much of It2009 Achaval Ferrer Malbec Mirador Vintage
Piedmont and TuscanyThe Endangered Species List
2015 Selvapiana Extra Virgin Olive OilExtreme Purity...Floating Around the Platonic Ideal
2008 Paolo Scavino Barolo Riserva Bric del FiascRaising the Bar
2014 Hamilton Russell Pinot NoirElegance and Articulation
Sottimano BarbarescoThe Personality of Nebbiolo
Fleurie or not Fleurie, That Was the QuestionWhere to draw the line?
2010 Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva Il PoggioRenaissance in Chianti
2014 Domaine Pelle Menetou Salon and Pouilly Fume"Great and Beautiful Expression of Sauvignon Blanc“
2000 Ch. Pontet CanetFive Cases only Direct ex Chateau
2013 Hendry Unoaked Chardonnay, NapaLess is More
2014 Chablis from Patrick PiuzeAs Irrepressible as Their Maker
2010 Manzone Giovanni BaroloThe Family That Stays Together
2010 Allegrini Amarone ClassicoWell Behaved Crashing Surf
2014 Languedoc Les Darons by Jeff CarrelGreat Quality, Even Better Price
A Classic Grand Cru Chablis2013 Christian Moreau Chablis Valmur Grand Cru
Rocca di Castagnoli - 2011 Chianti Classico and 2010 Chianti Classico Riserva Poggio AFratiUtterly Fabulous Wines
2012 Domaine Arnoux-Lachaux Vosne and NuitsThe Wonderful Fruits of Change
2010 Abadia Retuerta Seleccion EspecialThe Golden Mile - Best of Spain
Loosen's Wonderful 2011 Great Growth ReservesRieslings to Rival the Finest White Burgundies
2013 Ch. Simone PaletteStill the Best
Cavallotto Barolo (The Return of the Jedi)Bottling Beacons of Excellence
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Great Blog Article - June 26, 2013Bozkurt Karasu interviews Joe Howell about whiskey, life and Joe's philosophy of customer service. Find link here . . .
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