Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

December Newsletter: Legendary Quintarelli, Sweet Temptation, Big Bottles, Holiday Gift Selections

Tweet The December newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS Open Sunday, December 21 & Monday, December 22 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. • **Yes! We’ll be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.** CHAMPAGNE, EVERY DAY by Katya Karagadayeva Grilled broccoli romanesco […]

November Newsletter: Jules Chauvet Revisited, New Arrivals from Benevelli, Alsatian Riesling, Champagne Sale!

Tweet The November newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… 2014 BEAUJOLAIS NOUVEAU NOUVEAU IN BERKELEY What is it that gets us excited each year for the arrival of Beaujolais Nouveau? Is it foggy memories of Nouveau celebrations from the past? NO! It is the yearly update we […]

October Newsletter: 2012 August Clape Pre-Arrival, Peter Dipoli: A Pioneer from Alto Adige, Atypical Alsatian Selections

Tweet The October newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PIEDMONT TWO FROM FANTINO by Dixon Brooke I’m itching with excitement to introduce these two, from opposite ends of the wide spectrum of vinous wonders emanating from the Fantino vines and cellars in Monforte d’Alba. A starter and […]

September Newsletter: New Arrivals from Liguria & Valle d’Aosta, Burgundy Traditionalists, Late Summer Sampler

Tweet The September newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  Late Summer Sampler by Mark Congero Is there a better way to celebrate the bounty of the season than with a late summer pizza party? Well, that is exactly what a handful of my KLWM colleagues and […]

August Newsletter: 2012 Antoine Jobard P-A, Three Generations of Quenards, For the Cellar

Tweet The August newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… DOMAINE ROBERT-DENOGENT by Dixon Brooke For some reason, extended élevage is much more common in the Mâconnais than in the Côte d’Or, with many producers exceeding as a matter of course the farther north’s average of eighteen […]

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 […]