Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

December Newsletter: Gifting Made Easy, Pre-Arrival 2010 Clape

Tweet The December newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf.   NOT TO MISS FROM THE SOUTH OF FRANCE by Anthony Lynch 2011 JURANÇON SEC • DOMAINE BRU-BACHÉ When I first tasted this white from the foothills of the Pyrenees, my eyes immediately lit up. Zesty citrus notes burst across my palate […]

November Newsletter: Wine at Table, 2012 Beaujolais Nouveau, Champagne Extravaganza

Tweet The November newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. 2009 GRANGE DES PÈRES by Chris Santini Grange des Pères is a rare bird. I don’t mean that only in the cult-wine, nearly-impossible-to-find-a-bottle kind of rare, but also in the boundaries this wine transgresses. Here’s a wine that has made wine critics […]

October Newsletter: Here’s to You! – KLWM Celebrates Its 40th

Tweet The October newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. THE WILD LANGUEDOC by Michael Butler 2010 Collioure “La Pinède” Domaine La Tour Vieille What a beauty of a wine this is. It comes from the Catalan region of France, very close to the Spanish border. The blend is predominately Grenache with […]

Donuts & Coffee, New From Quincy, B-Sides from the Bruniers, Wondrous Giamello, Stunning Nebbiolo

Tweet The September Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the PDF. DRINK LIKE A TRUE CORSICAN by Chris Santini 2009 CORSE CALVI ROUGE “e prove” DOMAINE MAESTRACCI While I am always a fan of easy-quaffing reds, there are times, especially around a meal, when you want some meat on them bones. Well, here’s […]

August Newsletter: Summer Sampler, Is Corsica French?, Pre-Arrival Colins

Tweet The August Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the PDF. CORSICA by Dixon Brooke 2011 PATRIMONIO ROSÉ • YVES LECCIA What a color! A gorgeous watermelon pink greets the eye. Leccia’s latest beauty is brimming with flavor and character. The essence of Patrimonio’s complex soil and its native grape Niellucciu is at […]

July Newsletter: Two Samplers, Bandol in Danger, 2010 Tempier Pre-Arrival

Tweet The July newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. BANDOL IN DANGER by Kermit Lynch Graeme Blackmore’s piece on Tempier this month has an intriguing point of view. I have just returned to my place near Tempier, and—talk about another point of view—Tempier’s vineyards and many others in the Bandol appellation […]

June Newsletter: Typicity, Clos Canarelli, Breton Sampler

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER 2010 DOMAINE LUCIEN BOILLOT & FILS by Dixon Brooke Pierre Boillot is responsible for crafting these grand wines, and he does it with a gentlemanly panache that seems to be one of the hallmarks of the best red Burgundies. Pierre […]

May Newsletter: Rosés For Sale, Spring Sampler, P-A 2010 Vieux Télégraphe

Tweet The May newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Kermit Discusses Vieux Télégraphe   PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER 2010 CHÂTEAUNEUF-DU-PAPE DOMAINE DU VIEUX TÉLÉGRAPHE A few years ago I wrote about the grandest bottle of red wine it has been my pleasure to experience. At table with Aubert and Pamela de Villaine in […]

April Newsletter: Ligurian Sampler, Beloved Gris de Gris, Brunello Pre-Arrival

Tweet The April newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER BRUNELLO DI MONTALCINO by Dixon Brooke I was in Montalcino last week tasting the freshly released 2007s. For all the hype surrounding the 2006 vintage, 2007 is a very worthy successor. The best wines have great freshness, noble tannins, and […]

March Newsletter: Staff Selections, Reds Only Wine Club, PA 2010 Cherisey and Chevillon

Tweet The March newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  REDS ONLY WINE CLUB  A little over a year ago we launched our first wine club. The response to this club was nothing short of overwhelming—it turns out that our clients love to receive our wines on […]