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Get Ready to Rosé all Day

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So what has spurred the popularity of pink wine? In part, we can thank the younger generations (we’re looking at you millennials). With clever names and even more innovative packaging you’d be hard pressed to find a more “insta-worthy” wine than Rosé.  Pair all this visual appeal with a price tag that can accommodate any budget and you’ve […]

This Week’s Featured Wine is from….Slovenia?

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When you think of the world’s greatest wine producing regions, Slovenia probably is not one of the first countries that comes to mind; however, it is possibly the most unusual wine culture in the world, certainly in Europe. Home to the world’s oldest grape vine, wine making in Slovenia existed long before the Romans introduced winemaking […]

Wine of the Week: Zeitgeist Trousseau Gris

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This rather obscure white wine is making a comeback in California, vines like trousseau gris are catching the attention of a new generation of winemakers.   What is Trousseau Gris? A French variety of white wine grape. It is occasionally found in eastern France and was once widely grown in California under the name Gray Riesling. A native of the Jura […]

Wine of the Week: Picayune Albarino

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Picayune is on a mission to unlock secret California wines. Their brand new wine, an Albariño from Russian River took us all by surprise this week. With wines featured in the Wall Street Journal, Decanter magazine, and on the wine list at Thomas Keller’s world renowned restaurant The French Laundry, Picayune is no doubt, a […]

Featured Wine: La Pitchoune Chenin Blanc

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This week we tasted an incredible Chenin Blanc from one of our favorite producers, La Pitchoune. This lesser known white wine varietal deserves to a lot more attention then it currently gets and is why we picked it for the featured wine of the week. Its high acidity means it can be used to make everything from sparkling wines to well-balanced dessert […]

Featured Wine: Louis Barthelemy Zero Dosage Topaze Champagne

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What Better Way to Celebrate World Champagne Day? This week we tasted the Louis Barthelemy Zero Dosage Topaze Champagne.  Zero Dosage is a term used to denote the very driest style of Champagne, with less than three grams of residual sugar per liter of wine. They are often referred to as being non-dosé or ‘Brut Zero’. Sweetness is a key component in defining […]

Featured Wine: Wandering Star Cabernet Franc

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A brand new wine from Cameron Woodbridge! For Cameron Woodbridge wine isn’t simply a beverage. Wine is a passion, a way of life, of living. Working alongside his brother and mentor Jayson (of Hundred Acre fame), he began the process of learning that fueled his love of wine. He decided he would not only learn this art of […]

Featured Wine: Lloyd Cellars Chardonnay

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It’s California Wine Month and we are celebrating all month long with featured wines from the Golden State. This week’s pick: the 2015 Lloyd Chardonnay. Rob Lloyd was raised in a family where wines were an integral part of each evening’s meal. Little did he know that this proximity to wine would lead him one day […]

Featured Wine: Noemi Cabernet

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September is California wine month and nothing screams California quite like a Napa Valley Cabernet. This week’s featured wine is one we just keep coming back to and it continues to be our number one most re-ordered wine of all time! Vintage after vintage the Noemi Cabernet Sauvignon (made from the fruit sourced from the same vineyards […]

Featured Wine: Martinelli ‘Bella Vigna’ Pinot Noir

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The Martinelli family are part of the historical fiber of the Russian River Valley. They have been growing grapes and apples in Sonoma since 1887, planting their first Pinot Noir in 1970. A landmark Russian River Valley producer, Martinelli’s extravagantly rich, beautiful textured Pinot Noirs have deliciously provoked decades of impressive scores and a reputation for excellence.  […]