Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

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 […]

June Newsletter: Rosé Time!, Exploring the Store, P-A Les Pallières, P-A Brunello

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… DON’T POSSESS A HUNDRED RUBLES by Katya Karagadayeva I recently came across an interview in which Kermit talks about comparing wines to old friends. Makes sense, right? Just like people, each wine has his or her different […]

May Newsletter: Pure Grenache; Producers, Not Vintages; Fresh Favas, Butter and Salt

Tweet The May newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… MEDITERRANEAN WHITES by Dixon Brooke 2011 ÎLE DE BEAUTÉ BLANC • YVES LECCIA I chose these three wines for their freshness and elegance, qualities I value highly in southern, sun-ripened white wines. Leading the charge is this […]

April Newsletter: Quintarelli

Tweet The April newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  BORDEAUX FOR ALL by Anthony Lynch 2010 SAINT-ÉMILION GRAND CRU CHÂTEAU TERTRE DE LA MOULEYRE To understand the meaning of the term grand cru, have a taste of this Saint-Émilion. It is indeed grand, with a deep […]

March Newsletter: Top Red Burgundy P-A, A Pomerol Collection, Corsican Force of Nature, Benchmark Chinon & Bourgueil

Tweet The March newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  RIOFAVARA by Delia Dent As our only Sicilian property, Riofavara holds a special place in the Kermit Lynch portfolio; it is a natural fit but also stands out in many ways. The philosophy that drives owner Massimo […]

February Newsletter: Tasting at Bartavelle, Vieux Télégraphe 2011 P-A, Introducing Château Moulin Pey-Labrie

Tweet The February newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SURPRISING SOUTHERN REDS by Anthony Lynch 2011 VIN DE PAYS DE LA VALLÉE DU PARADIS “LA DÉMARRANTE” • MAXIME MAGNON My father’s second book is titled Inspiring Thirst. I never fully understood this title until I had […]

January Newsletter: Serious Fun, Self-Assured Wines, Monks & Mountains

Tweet The January newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. LOIRE by Dixon Brooke 2011 MUSCADET SÈVRE ET MAINE SUR LIE DOMAINE BRÉGEON Michel Brégeon unofficially retired after the 2010 vintage, but all that really means is that he found someone younger with better knees to watch over his grapes, harvest them, […]