DARIOUSH CABERNET ET AL


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In the late 1990’s, while the focus was on northern Napa Valley, Darioush and Winemaker Steve Devitt focused intently on site selection and cooler, maritime-influenced micro climates of Southern Napa Valley and atop Mount Veeder. Together, they saw the potential of Bordeaux varieties grown from these unique, more temperate sites in crafting balanced wines with […]

December 21, 2020

“WINEMAKER TO WATCH”


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Named one of Forbes’ “30 under 30” in Food and Wine and a “Winemaker to Watch” by San Francisco Chronicle, Gavin Chanin began his winemaking career as a harvest intern (before he could legally drink) at Au Bon Climat and Qupé. Under the tutelage of winemakers Jim Clendenen and Bob Lindquist, he worked his way […]

December 4, 2020

2018 BURGUNDY OFFER


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2020 BURGUNDY OFFERING – A FOCUS ON THE 2018 VINTAGE. 2018 Vintage Report: The 2018 growing season in Burgundy was the warmest year yet in the 21st century, with temperatures on average 2° Celsius higher than normal. The vines yielded generously, particularly for Chardonnay, so it was important not to over crop in order to […]

December 4, 2020

ESPRIT DE PAVIE


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2015 Esprit de Pavie – Bordeaux $44.95 per bottle – wooden boxes of 6. Esprit de Pavie is the creation of Gerard Perse, the visionary owner of Chateau Pavie in St Emillion, having produced no less than five 100 point wines at the Pavie estate. He and his team could have sat smugly on their laurels, instead they set […]

December 4, 2020

GIFTING MADE EASY


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Are you looking for a sophisticated, tailored gift sure to impress even the most discerning of tastes (and tastebuds)? Allow us to help fulfill your gift-giving needs with ease. With offerings of well-appointed, hand-crafted wines from around the globe, expect flurries of thanks from your lucky recipients. Customers depend on us throughout the year for […]

November 24, 2020

NERO D’AVOLA IN THE DNA


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Sicily’s Tasca d’Almerita’s Rosso del Conte is (along with Mastroberardino’s Taurasi) southern Italy’s greatest and most famous red wine. Besides showcasing the merits of the island’s Nero d’Avola grape, Rosso del Conte proves that Italy’s south can produce world class, age-worthy reds. Rosso del Conte was the first single vineyard wine ever produced in Sicily. The Rosso […]

November 2, 2020

THE ODYSSEE “A THING OF BEAUTY”


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Pierre Graffeuille is the director of second growth Château Léoville-Las-Cases in Saint-Julien and Clos du Marquis. Having graduated from the university of Bordeaux with a degree in oenology, Graffeuille went on to Australia, New Zealand, Burgundy, and the Rhône to hone his skills before returning to Bordeaux. This unusual and completely unique wine is a […]

November 2, 2020

NOBLE ROT


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Chateau Rieussec 1er Cru Classe Carmes de Rieussec Sauternes 2nd Wine 2017 – $29.95 per bottle (375ml) – 12 packs Château Rieussec is one of the richest and most exotic of all Sauternes,  The Winery has been owned by Domaines Barons de Rothschild since 1985 and is located at one of the highest points of […]

November 2, 2020

NAPA MASTERPIECE


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Introducing Lail Family Vineyards. For a winery established less than 25 years ago, Lail Vineyards has a remarkably long back story. When Robin Daniel Lail launched Lail Vineyards in 1995, her flagship J. Daniel Cuvée was an homage to her father John Daniel, Jr. a visionary who helped to put Napa Valley on the world […]

September 16, 2020

WINE BY NATURALISTS – BAUDRY CHINON


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Bernard Baudry is unquestionably one of Chinon’s most outstanding producers. Bernard Baudry, now joined by his son Matthieu, is a master of terroir-driven winemaking in the Loire Valley. Cabernet Franc is the common denominator here, but the Baudry vineyards span a range of soil types—sand, gravel, clay, limestone, chalk—yielding fascinatingly diverse expressions of the same […]

July 31, 2020