Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

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 […]

September Newsletter: Consider the Glass, 2011 Maume P-A, New Quintarelli, Southwestern Gems

Tweet The September newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… 2012 BEAUJOLAIS LIMITED QUANTITY ALERT by Katya Karagadayeva Despite the challenges that 2012 posed in Beaujolais—there was frost, there was hail, and there was rain—the talent of our producers and a late ripening season blessed us with […]

August Newsletter: Introducing: Albert Boxler & André Perret, 2011 Antoine Jobard Pre-Arrival, Tour de Loire

Tweet The August newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SOUTHERN FOR THE SUMMER by Chris Santini 2012 VIN DE FRANCE GRIS IMPÉRIAL ROSÉ COMTE ABBATUCCI In August on Corsica, the only people out and about under the crushing heat of the sun in the afternoons are […]

July Newsletter: Staff Selections, Pique-Nique Packs, 2011 Domaine Tempier P-A

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  STAFF SELECTIONS by Steve Waters, Retail Manager It’s so refreshing when clients come into our store describing an experience with another vendor and state unequivocally, “You just don’t get the same high level of customer service that […]