Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

July Newsletter: Staff Selections, Domaine Tempier P-A, New Arrivals from Corsica

Tweet The July newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER  2012 DOMAINE TEMPIER by Kermit Lynch Today was my first visit of the year to Domaine Tempier. Down in the cellar, Daniel Ravier pulled tastes of the 2012 from their foudres, because they are not yet […]

June Newsletter: Rosé Time, A Provençal Gem, Comtesse de Cherisey P-A

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PARIS RESTAURANTS 2014 by Kermit Lynch Planning a vacation in Paris? Consider renting an apartment this time. For starters, you’ll save a hell of a lot of euros every morning avoiding hotel petits déjeuners, which are overpriced. Gouging, […]

May Newsletter: The Italian Portfolio

Tweet The May newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  ITALY by Kermit Lynch When I hung up an open sign for the first time in 1972, I was not an importer; I was a Wine Retailer Without Borders. I sold wines from all over the place. […]

April Newsletter: 2012 Les Pallières P-A, Spring Sampler, We Flock to Faury, Meet the Winemaker

Tweet The April newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SOUTHERN Class by Clark Z. Terry 2012 Châteauneuf-du-Pape Blanc Domaine du Vieux Télégraphe In February we featured the pre-arrival of the 2012 Vieux Télégraphe Rouge, but now it is time to cast the spotlight on their Blanc, […]

March Newsletter: Saving Biancu Gentile, New from the Bruniers, 2012 Boillot P-A

Tweet The March newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  THE ARTISTRY OF GRAMENON  by Dixon Brooke Michèle Aubéry-Laurent and her son Maxime François Laurent (whose wines are vinified at Gramenon) are among the precious few winemakers in Europe making grand, age-worthy wines that are vinified with […]

February Newsletter: Cuvée Spéciale Rosé! The Lost Grapes of Corsica, 2012 Vieux Télégraphe PA

Tweet The February newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SOUTHERN RHÔNE RED SAMPLER by Clark Z. Terry The variety of red wine produced in the southern Rhône is a story of slopes and stones, with one common denominator—Grenache. The Rhône Valley is so wide it takes […]

January Newsletter: New Italian Discoveries, Languedoc Bargains, Loire and Burgundy

Tweet The January newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  RHÔNE CLASSICS by Anthony Lynch 2012 CÔTES DU RHÔNE BLANC “SUNFLOWER CUVÉE” BLENDED BY KERMIT LYNCH Our house Côtes-du-Rhône blanc continues to epitomize the category, and with class. Composed of Roussanne, Marsanne, and a dash of Clairette, […]

December Newsletter: Gifts for All, New Wine, Old Wine, Magnums & Dessert Wine Sale

Tweet The December newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  NEW WINE, OLD WINE  Dear Fine Wine Drinking Public, We share a passionate conviction that the finest examples from Italy and France are the most interesting, satisfying wines to be found, and in terms of diversity and […]

November Newsletter: Pinot & Pineau, Beaujolais Nouveau, Due Out 11/12: New Edition of Adventures, Annual Champagne Sale

Tweet The November newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… CHAMPAGNE SALE! by Dixon Brooke Champagne is one of the easiest things to forget when it comes to planning a personal cellar. It shouldn’t be forgotten, but almost always is. An aged bottle of vintage Champagne will […]

October Newsletter: Coming this fall: New edition of Adventures On The Wine Route!

Tweet The October newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… ITALIA by Dixon Brooke 2012 PETITE ARVINE • CHÂTEAU FEUILLET Petite Arvine is a white mountain grape that thrives on the high-altitude slopes that form the border between the Valle d’Aosta, Switzerland, and France. My favorite thing […]