NO Rosé ALL DAY – JUST A BOTTLE OF THE BEST

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2018 Chateau Vignelaure Rosé – Coteaux d’Aix – en- Provence  93 Points Wine Enthusiast   Coming from an historic estate east of Aix-en-Provence, Vignelaure is a benchmark producer of the delicious, dry rose for which Provence is famous. Chateau Vignelaure is always a star among the rosés, this vintage does not disappoint. It is perhaps fatter than usual but […]

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“MOTHER NATURE SEEMS UPSET”

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Has Muscadet’s time finally come? The wines of this Western Loire Valley appellation are enjoying a renaissance, the introduction of a new generation of talented and ambitious Winemakers has moved quality in the right direction. Muscadet is produced from the confusingly named Melon de Bourgogne grape, it’s a varietal that mirrors terroir with the best of […]

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ONE WOMAN, 15 HECTARES, 3 APPELLATIONS, 3 TERROIRS & 3 GRAPE VARIETIES.

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One Woman, 15 Hectares, 3 Appellations, 3 Terroirs and 3 Grape Varieties. Annick Tinel-Blondelet took over the Estate from her parents in 1983. She represents the 12th generation of winegrowers in the family, she is responsible for some of the finest and classiest examples of Sancerre and Pouilly Fume in the Loire Valley. Stock up […]

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AN HOMAGE TO THOMAS JEFFERSON – THE PRINCE OF PINOT


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2016 Luke Jefferson ‘Head and Heart’ Pinot Noir, 95 cases made. $99.95 per bottle. This is a ‘swan song’ project created in 2012, by Steve Doerner and Irene Steh, named after their son, Luke Jefferson. The label artwork, a commissioned painting by Zach Hixson, is an imagining of the natural beauty Lewis and Clark would […]

April 16, 2019

BAROLO BRILLIANCE – DECADE OLD BAROLO FROM SANDRONE


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“The 2008 Barolo Le Vigne Sibi et Paucis is released ten years after the harvest. The Sibi et Paucis program of late releases sees only 1,500 bottles each of Cannubi Boschis and Le Vigne released to the market each year. Each year, the winery chooses to put aside a small part of their production of […]

April 16, 2019

BORDEAUX NEGOCIANT CVBG JOINS FORCES WITH THE CASE FOR WINE


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The Case For Wine is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the historic and iconic Bordeaux Négociant house of CVBG. “We’re pleased to partner with the internationally – renowned Négociants and we’re confident that the relationship will enable us to offer profound wines of unquestionable provenance to all “LCBO channels” […]

February 15, 2019

THE SEARCH FOR ETHEREALITY IN BURGUNDY


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http:// The trouble with tasting really good Burgundy is that it can ruin me, if only for the moment. Great Burgundy whites can be lean and rich at the same time, and words often fail to describe the subtleties of perfume and flavour that mark the great reds. Why, I think as I take a […]

February 12, 2019

2017 BURGUNDY: WHEN COTE D’OR PRAYERS WERE ANSWERED?


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2017  BURGUNDY OFFERING: WHEN COTE D’OR PRAYERS WERE ANSWERED? After a succession of meagre years, beset by hail, rot and frost, nature has finally answered growers’ prayers, delivering a plentiful crop to equal or surpass the volumes achieved in 2009, the region’s last abundant vintage. After the gloom of 2016, a year ravished by the […]

January 30, 2019

LA FESTA DEL BAROLO 2019


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We’ve received another tranche of wines from five top growers in Piemonte, Luciano Sandrone, Voerzio Martini, Mauro Veglio, Gianfranco Bovio and Crissante Alessandria, as usual, allocations are small, critical acclaim is very high, and demand often outpaces supply. All wines ready to ship. Vintage notes 2013 – A cool growing season and late harvest produced gorgeous Barolos with […]

November 23, 2018

THE DEBBIE TRAVIS COLLECTION


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CIN CIN – Introducing the 2016 Debbie Travis Rosso di Montalcino – Tuscany. Debbie has always had passion for and interest in wine. Learning and sharing her knowledge of wine and food pairings has been a new venture that she shares with  peers and colleagues. Debbie has found that many women whether they are young […]

November 13, 2018