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Wine of the Week – Dry Creek Chenin Blanc 2016 Clarksburg - $13.99

It’s beginning to look like Spring! It’s also a terrific time to start thinking about dining al fresco, garden parties and sun-drenched afternoons lounging around the pool. Those are all the places where you might find Dry Creek 2016 Chenin ...

Wine of the Week – Marina Cvetic Montepulciano D’Abruzzo DOC San Martino Rosso- $29.99

Marina Cvetic Montepulciano D'Abruzzo FOC San Martino Rosso ($29.99) is a rich robust wine that is perfect for the foods that go with the kind of brisk weather we've been having in advance of spring. Hearty soups and stews, roasted ...

The Wide World of Wine: Tre Bicchieri World Tour-Italy’s Greatest Wines on Parade

For nearly three decades. The Italian Food, Wine and Lifestyle media giant, Gambero Rosso International (the Red Shrimp), has honored the best in Italian wine with its Tre Bicchieri (three glasses) award. Since its launching in 1988 along with the ...

Wines of the Week – A perfect pair for Valentine’s Day: Dr. Loosen 2014 Wesem Pinot Noir - $23 and 2014 Red Slate Dry Riesling-$18

Valentine's Day is just around the corner. Instead of going with the traditional sparkling wine or Champagne idea, why not try something different? German Riesling is a terrific dry, food friendly wine that undeservedly gets overlooked. Most people think of ...

Wine of the Week: Italy’s Brunello di Montalcino, Tuscany’s oldest most expensive wines

The red Italian wine known as Brunello di Montalcino is one of the most celebrated in all of the famous wine region of Tuscany. It's lush flavors and aromas, from crushed red flowers to ripe red fruit and black cherries ...

Wine of The Week – Dry Creek Chardonnay 2015 DCV Estate Block 10 -$21.99

This is a lush, full-flavored Chardonnay from Sonoma's famed Russian River Valley. Dry Creek pulled out all the stops to create this 'runway model' of a Chardonnay. Harvested under ideal weather conditions in mid-September, the wine was pressed from whole ...

Wine of the Week – Chateau Timberlay 2013 Bordeaux $19.44

Year in and year out, France enjoys its reputation as the finest maker of wines in the world. Also, this year, as in all others, Bordeaux remains its most prized region. The common myth is that the wines of this ...

Ring in the Holiday and the New Year with Champagne Taittinger and Calvisius Caviar

The challenges, trials and tribulations and yes, occasional joys, of 2016 are almost at an end. Time to treat you and your loved ones to something really special. Kick back, relax and expand your taste buds to absorb the unique ...

Grgich Hills Estate of Napa Valley – Wines for all seasons

Violet Grgich, proprietor of Grgich Hills Estate of Napa Valley and daughter of winemaking legend Mike Grgich, is recounting the colorful life and career of her history-making father as no one else can in the chic Tree house bar and ...

Wide World of Wine: Prosecco Italian sparkling wine for the HOLIDAY - $10 to $18

Prosecco is gaining success almost everywhere in the world. Maybe it's about time to tell the story of its many qualitative producers, together with the different areas where it is produced. Among these, an important role is played by the ...

Wine of the Week: Chateau Ste. Michelle Columbia Valley Riesling 2014 -$8

Chateau Ste. Michelle Columbia Valley Riesling 2014 ($8) is one of the real values for this Holiday Season. Its a great all around wine to be enjoyed now right through the Christmas And New Year's celebrations. Besides the terrific price, ...

Wide world of wine: Chandon 2016 Limited Edition Holiday Brut - $24

Chandon is rechristening the traditional Thanksgiving feast as Squads giving-a time for not only family to get together, but various loved ones, friends and co-workers to gather around the table for the holidays. Whether Casually Chic in White or Fashionably ...

Wine of the Week 2014 Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano

A big, bold fruity wine that simply says hello to the Holidays is Avignonesi Rosso di Montepulciano 2014 ($17.99). The wine is very fruit forward with inviting notes of violets and rose petals, followed by flavors of bing cherries, strawberries, ...

Champagne Palmer Brut Reserve NV-$48.99

Champagne Palmer Brut Reserve NV ($48.99) is the absolute real deal from Reims, France. Created by Cellar Master Xavier Berdin, Champagne Palmer is vinified from grapes grown in the Grand and Premier Crus vineyards planted on and around the famed ...

Wine of the Week: Ruffino Prosecco DOC-$15

Ruffino Prosecco DOC-$15 is the perfect party companion. Perfect as an aperitif with hors d'oeuvres, this fruity, fragrant sparkling wine is the ideal companion for assorted cheeses, charcuterie and crudite. At far less than $20 a bottle, its surprising how ...

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