Archive for the ‘Burgundy’ Category

White Burgundy Sale – Tasting 2

Tweet Our white Burgundy sale is currently on in full force. 20% off by the bottle, 30% off by the case. For a list of the wines, click here. Here are the notes from our second round of tasting… 2006 Puligny-Montrachet “La Truffière” 1er Cru • Bruno Colin Normally $115.00, 20% off per bottle $92.00 […]

White Burgundy Sale – Tasting 1

Tweet In next month’s newsletter we’ll be advertising a very large sale on a selection of some of our highest quality wines: WHITE BURGUNDY. Kermit is pretty high on the 2007 white Burgundies and wants to start making space for them. We’ve decided to start the sale a few days early. For a list of […]

Don’t Forget Oyster Bliss!

Tweet Don’t forget to join us for tomorrow’s 18th annual Oyster Bliss event! Here are the details: Saturday, April 18th 11am to 4pm No reservations required. Hog Island Oysters, homemade sausages by Christopher Lee of Eccolo, and wines by the glass are served à la carte. Cash only! Denis Jamain of Domaine de Reuilly will […]

Tasting Recap – Thursday, April 9th

Tweet Well, another staff wine tasting here at the wine shop and we have photos to boot! The beauty of working at Kermit Lynch Wine Merchant is that the sales staff has ample opportunities to taste everything new, and literally, right off the boat. Our lonesome white of the night was the 2008 Vin de […]

Tasting Recap – Thursday, March 26th

Tweet Last week’s staff tasting at the Berkeley shop featured a line-up of classic Kermit Lynch imports. Kermit likes to taste white before red, young before old, and north to south so we started off far to the north in Alsace with a couple wines from Maison Kuentz-Bas. Kuentz-Bas strives for a traditional style of […]

Rosé Season Approaches

Tweet Any time someone uses a superlative to describe one of our wines, we tend to appreciate it and enjoy the fact that someone else out there enjoys our wines as much as we do. Kermit has long described the Bandol Rosé from Domaine Tempier as the best rosé in the world. Jeremy Parzen of […]

We Taste In The Morning (sometimes)

Tweet Most of our staff tastings take place at night after the retail shop closes. However, when all the stars align, we taste in the morning. The presence of Aubert de Villaine in Berkeley brought together the heavenly bodies the other morning and we tasted his stunning reds and whites from the Côte Chalonnaise. Aubert […]