Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

February Newsletter: An Abundance of New Arrivals from Italy, White Burgundy, Beaujolais Blanc & Rouge

Tweet The February Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… ITALIA > by Dixon Brooke As I hope you’ve noticed, we have invested a lot of energy in revitalizing and growing our Italian portfolio over the past few years. It sure has been a lot of fun. […]

Visit Venice

Tweet by Kermit Lynch An importer of Italian wines, I have now and again found myself on the Italian wine route in need of some shut-eye. I try to pick nice places to relax instead of the more convenient autostrada hotels. Quality of life, that’s my motto. Occasionally I’ll wind up in Venice, a rather […]

Here today, Morgon Tomorrow

Tweet by Anthony Lynch An expedition to the Beaujolais last summer found the KLWM gang in fine form. Not only were the vignerons excited about the grand potential of the upcoming 2015 harvest, but also they reveled in the outcome of their 2014s, a vintage that began with some question marks but has finally yielded […]

December Newsletter: Values of the Month, White Burgundy

Tweet The December Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… VALUES OF THE MONTH selected by kermit lynch by Dixon Brooke We’ve got two Kermit Lynch custom selections here, an old friend and a new face. We are excited about having a white selection out of Italy, […]

Visit the Loire

Tweet by Kermit Lynch During my recent visit to the Chinon/Bourgueil region for tastings, I couldn’t help thinking of my readers and clients, and how much you might enjoy the same trip, but as a vacation. You will discover a special charm and dynamic. There is a lot of great old stuff to see—the plentiful […]

November Newsletter: Introducing Weingut Carlotto, Toscana

Tweet The November Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… INTRODUCING WEINGUT CARLOTTO by Dixon Brooke The search for the holy grail of Lagrein ended at the humble doorstep of this tiny father-daughter estate in the town of Ora, just south of Bolzano in Italy’s Alto Adige. […]

MOLD

Tweet by Kermit Lynch   © Gail Skoff Mold might be considered a tough sell these days, but here I go. When I began to buy wine in Burgundy in the seventies, the vignerons had a saying: If you build a cave, a winery installation, and mold doesn’t grow in it, start all over in […]

October Newsletter: Mold, The Guardian of Burgundy, New Domaines

Tweet The October Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… FOUR DECADES OF CATHERINE & PIERRE BRETON > by Dixon Brooke © Catherine & Pierre Breton The Bretons are quite a couple. Let’s start with the fact that their last name, Breton, is literally a synonym for […]

September Newsletter: Premier Cru Burgundies, Rhône Wines, Northern Italy

Tweet The September Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PREMIER CRU BURGUNDIES by Anthony Lynch 2013 SANTENAY ROUGE 1ER CRU “LE BEAUREPAIRE” JEAN-MARC VINCENT > Jean-Marc and Anne-Marie Vincent represent a breed of vigneron that is harder and harder to come by. The elegance and seductiveness of this Pinot Noir […]

August Newsletter: Staff Selections!, 2013 Jobard PA, Vigneron de l’Année

Tweet The August Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… VINEYARD SALAD > by Chris Santini A good friend of mine who interned for several months at Domaine Barral recently described to me how Michelin two- and three-star chefs from all over France would regularly descend upon […]