Monthly Archives: May 2011

May 26 is Chardonnay Day!

On May 26, the world celebrates its most popular white wine, Chardonnay! And we’re very happy to be joining in the celebration. In addition to in-store tastings from 12-5pm, we’ll also have an interactive, online tasting of cool-climate Chardonnays right … Continue reading

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My Passionate Defense of the Screwcap

At our store, the first few months of every year are spent re-tasting wines we’ve had for a while, to see how they’re holding up and to refresh our memories on forgotten items.  To expediate this process, we often sample … Continue reading

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Petite Sirah: The Rodney Dangerfield of Wines

Personally, I love the personification of wine. Appellation America does a terrific job of anthropomorphizing grape varietals, and a lot of them are pretty spot on. (In particular, their piece on Gruner Veltliner as a Euro-hipster makes me giggle every … Continue reading

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