• The Soulful Wines of Elian Da Ros and Sandrine Farrugia from the Côtes-du-Marmandais!

    The Soulful Wines of Elian Da Ros and Sandrine Farrugia from the Côtes-du-Marmandais!
    "Even in France, the Marmandais region is quite obscure unless you are a rugby fan or a tomato aficionado. Upstream along the Garonne in the Lot-et-Garonne, barely 45 min drive from Sauternes, this softly rolling, peaceful area is historically a polycultural land of tobacco, grains, and tomatoes whose fame is due to early 19th century Italian immigration bringing with them seeds and agricultural know-how. The...
  • A great Value Vouvray from Vincent Careme, a profound Tavel from Chateau de Manissy, and more... for Spring & Summer enjoyment!

    A great Value Vouvray from Vincent Careme, a profound Tavel from Chateau de Manissy, and more... for Spring & Summer enjoyment!
    Vincent Careme is one of the finest producers in the Loire Valley - his 2022 Vouvray Sec beautifully captures the great terroir and this excellent vintage - and at a very modest price! The Chateau de Manissy Tavel "Tete de Cuvée" is always one of our favorite rosés of the year, and the just-released 2022 is quite astonishing, with fabulous complextiy and length -...
  • Look What We Found in the Cellar: Wine from France!

    Look What We Found in the Cellar: Wine from France!
    >>> VIEW WINES HERE <<<
  • Private Collection: Cotat Sancerre 2000 - 2012

    Private Collection: Cotat Sancerre 2000 - 2012
    These very rare older vintages of Sancerre and Sancerre Rose by Francois Cotat and Pascal Cotat comes to us from the cellar of a connoisseur. They have the means to buy trophies, and they don't entirely omit trophies from their cellar, but they are a connoisseur in the sense that they appreciate great wine where they find it, without regard to the label, without...
  • Envinate 2016 Benje Blanco

    Envinate 2016 Benje Blanco
    We have the great pleasure of offering a perfectly aged white wine from the Canary Islands - the 2016 Benje Blanco from Envinate! Thanks to our friends at José Pastor Selections, three cases of this exquisitely aged wine became available and we leaped at the opportunity to have this wine on the shelf... though probably not for long! We highly recommend grabbing a few...
  • Oldies but Goodies Jura wines from Michel Gahier, Lulu Vigneron, and our favorite value Poulsard from Overnoy-Crinquand

    Oldies but Goodies Jura wines from Michel Gahier, Lulu Vigneron, and our favorite value Poulsard from Overnoy-Crinquand
    We'll keep today's email short and sweet. Always allocated, never duplicated, we offer some wines from oldie but goodie producers that we generally receive wines from once a year. Any fan of Jura wines who became a fan in the 2000s will remember when our shelves were stocked with wines from Michel Gahier and Chais de Vieux Bourg, the winery run by Ludwig Bindernagel...
  • New Releases from Nanclares y Prieto in Rías Baixas and Ribeira Sacra

    New Releases from Nanclares y Prieto in Rías Baixas and Ribeira Sacra
    In the world of Albariño, there are many producers who stand out for being a cut above the rest. From my brief but ongoing love affair with Spanish wines, I can name several without any technological assistance. My first experiences were with Do Ferreiro, then came memorable experiences with Pedralonga, and the single vineyard wines from Benito Santos, along with the one Albariño produced...
  • Private Collection: Italian Wine from South to North

    Private Collection: Italian Wine from South to North
    From Puglia to Piedmont, with many wines from vintages ending in 4: ideal for any multi-decade anniversary or birthday celebration, plus some recent vintage rarities at the bottom of the list... >>> VIEW WINES HERE <<<
  • Nice Picks from the Fricks: Thomas, Pierre and Chantal Frick from Alsace

    Nice Picks from the Fricks: Thomas, Pierre and Chantal Frick from Alsace
    We're very proud to present new arrivals from Pierre and Chantal Frick in Alsace. Pioneers of organic and Biodynamic agriculture and among the first producers of natural, zero-sulfur wines, the Fricks continue to experiment, creating new and wonderful skin-contact and orange wines, many of which are offered today. The Fricks work with each vintage according to what nature brings them, so there is great...
  • Roussillon Doubleheader: Domaine Laguerre and La Petite Baigneuse!

    Roussillon Doubleheader: Domaine Laguerre and La Petite Baigneuse!
    Domaine Laguerre is located on granite soils in the highest vineyards of the Roussillon, producing pure and vibrant wines that offer outstanding quality and value. Philippe Weis at “La Petite Baigneuse” in Maury creates fascinating natural wines from the shist soils as well as a delicious fortified Maury Grenat - a great aperitif or dessert wine! Domaine Laguerre A visit to Eric, Corinne and...
  • New Arrivals from Domaine Bernard Baudry: 2022 Chinon "Les Grézeaux" and 2021 Chinon "Les Mollières"

    New Arrivals from Domaine Bernard Baudry: 2022 Chinon "Les Grézeaux" and 2021 Chinon "Les Mollières"
    The Baudry Chinon "Les Grézeaux" is one of the most pleasing and versatile red wines of the Loire – the 2022 is absolutely gorgeous! And we love the new cuvee “Les Mollières” which is delicate and delicious in 2021! The Baudry Chinon "Les Grézeaux" is from a unique parcel of sixty year-old vines near the bottom of the slope in Sonnay (near Cravant-les-Coteaux) on...
  • The Beautiful 2022s from Stéphane Magnien in Morey-Saint-Denis!

    The Beautiful 2022s from Stéphane Magnien in Morey-Saint-Denis!
    Since the 2010 vintage we have been offering the lovely Morey-Saint-Denis and Chambolles from Stéphane Magnien, who took over from his father Jean-Paul beginning in 2002. We’re happy to offer a full range of these lovely wines from the excellent 2022 vintage, with even a few bottles of the Grand Crus! The youthful and very capable Stéphane Magnien is the fourth generation in his...
  • Private Collection - Chef's Cellar

    Private Collection - Chef's Cellar
    More fine wine from the private cellar of a great chef, and some treasures from the professionally-stored collection of a luminary. Condition guaranteed!   >>>> VIEW THE WINES HERE ! <<<<
  • New Arrivals: Our Best Value Rosé – Provence and Northern Rhone Favorites, Loire Whites and Jurançon!

    New Arrivals: Our Best Value Rosé – Provence and Northern Rhone Favorites, Loire Whites and Jurançon!
    Rosé season is upon us and our favorite Provençal rosé has arrived, from our friends at Les Fouques. For lovers of the Northern Rhone we offer a superb Cornas and great values from Saint-Joseph and Condrieu. Plus Biodynamic Jurançon from Chateau Lapuyade, and some favorite Loire Valley whites have arrived as well... ----------------------------------------------------------- Domaine les Fouques, Provence Since the 2010 vintage it has been...
  • Nico's Favorite Vintage - 2022s from Nicolas Carmarans

    Nico's Favorite Vintage - 2022s from Nicolas Carmarans
    After running one of the most important wine restaurants in Paris (Le Café de la Nouvelle Mairie), Nicolas Carmarans decided to sell off his business to go back to his roots and revive the vineyards of his grand-parents in Le Bruel, a little hamlet lost in Aveyron. 5th largest department in France, Aveyron is one of the most isolated, mostly populated by sheep and...
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