Club Wines: May 2016

May 25, 2016

Gastronomist: Sancerre You asked for Sancerre so WE GAVE YOU SANCERRE! Seriously though, Sancerre gets talked about A LOT. Because of their crisp fruitiness, the whites of Sancerre are a common gateway drug for a lot of wine-drinkers. We included both a white and a red example from biodynamic winemaker Vincent Gaudry. 2014 Sancerre Blanc […]

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Club Wines: April 2016

April 23, 2016

Gastronomist: Bordeaux vs. Napa Valley This month we’re featuring reds from two very traditional wine regions – Bordeaux and Napa Valley. Bring out your inner wine geek, open both bottles at once and do a little compare and contrast. 2010 Chateau Moulin Canon Fronsac Rouge– This easy-drinking red is made from grapes sourced from two vineyards in Canon-Fronsac […]

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Club Wines: March 2016

March 20, 2016

Gastronomist: Burgundy As much fun it is to try all the new winemakers and interesting styles popping up, it’s nice to get back to the classics. No frills – just beautiful, pure expressions of fruit and place and perfect companions to a simple dinner cooked at home. 2013 Domaine Cheveau Saint-Véran ‘Terroir Davayé’– Domaine Cheveau, founded […]

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Staff Pick: A Wine for Tacos and Friends

March 11, 2016

Who: Anthony What: 2014 Mai & Kenji Hodgson Vin Rouge ‘Galarneau’ Why: “Because the wine is surprising. Once the bottle is opened there is a surprisingly and intense funk. Once it airs out for about 5 minutes, it becomes one of the most beautiful expressions of Cabernet Franc at a reasonable price.” When: “With a […]

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Club Wines: February 2016

February 16, 2016

February: California Love It’s a California love fest for this month’s wine club selections with two of our favorite winemakers, Hank Beckmeyer of La Clarine Farm and Kenny Likitprikong of Hobo Wine Co. Naturalist: La Clarine Farm 2014 La Clarine Farm Elvis – Hank is always coming up with new cuvées, which always keeps us excited for […]

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Staff Pick: For the Love of Jura

February 13, 2016

Who: Dylan What:  2014 Benedicte & Stephane Tissot ‘DD’ Why: “It’s a red blend from Arbois that’s pure delicious. It’s a wine that’s light and full of energy. Pure juice. No gimmicks. Reaffirms my love for the Jura region.” When: “Valentine’s Day, or any time you want the wine to keep flowing and the night […]

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