Wines to have on hand for unexpected gifts and guests

When it comes to a quick gift, a bottle of wine is an easy – yet thoughtful and much appreciated– way to go. By the time Thanksgiving hits, I like to have a few bottles on hand for when and unexpected guest stops by (“Stay and have a glass of … More

Tags: cabernet, chardonnay, holidays, malbec
Categories: Holidays
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Make every night a Bordeaux night

No need to save Bordeaux for special occasions or let it languish in your cellar for decades. There are plenty of perfectly drinkable – and affordable! – bottles of Bordeaux for everyday drinking.

A little incentive for you? We’re offering 10% off 6 bottles or more from our Affordable Bordeaux More

Tags: bordeaux
Categories: What We're Drinking, Wine Education
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Tempranillo Day

It’s International #TempranilloDay – time to celebrate by opening up your favorite bottle of Tempranillo and sharing what you’re drinking and why you love it.

This grape, indigenous to Spain, is actually the fourth most planted wine grape in the world. It produces wines that are medium to full-bodied, with … More

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A drink with the Crowleys

They are here. And almost gone. I speak of the Downton Abbey wines, a white and a red from Bordeaux of which even Carson would approve.

We tasted these wines yesterday and were quite impressed. Though some wines that latch on to a celebrity name or brand are not stellar … More

Tags: bordeaux, downton abbey
Categories: New Arrivals, What We're Drinking
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Goulish wines for Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching (as in 3 days from now!). The evening is full of spooky revelry for both kids and adults. In my neighborhood, after the kiddos are in bed and the masses have subsided, the adults get together for their own version of candy – wine & cocktails! … More

Tags: halloween
Categories: What We're Drinking, Wine Recommendations
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