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New Wine Coming Friday

We love finding new wines for the shop and are particularly excited about a couple new ones coming tomorrow, January 13th 2012. Big Vine Pinot Noir Arroyo Grande 2009, $14.99 California’s Central Coast certainly produces great Pinot Noir. It also … Continue reading

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Ice Cider – Home in Vermont

When I jumped into the wine business, Vermont Ice Cider was not on my radar. Nor was being a panelist for a Vermont Ice Cider gathering in which nine ciders were blind tasted. But there I was recently, at a … Continue reading

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Porter Creek Pinot Noir – Value in the Russian River

We taste a lot of Pinot Noir. First because it happens to be the favorite grape of all three decision makers at the shop. Secondly because the distributor reps know it is our favorite and consequently bring by a lot … Continue reading

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Starting A Cellar – A Few Bucks At A Time

What does it take to start a wine cellar? A few bucks, a cool dark place and patience. That’s all. Can you spend more? Sure, we can help you with that. But if the idea of cellaring wine seems too … Continue reading

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Napa Cabs – A Recent Tasting

We recently asked a distributor rep to bring a number of Napa Cabs for us to taste, both new vintages and a few recent-past vintages. The highlight of the tasting turned out to be the 2004 Keenan Estate Cabernet Sauvignon.

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