Archive for the ‘Monthly Newsletter’ Category

January Newsletter: 2010 Pallieres PA, Italian Beauties, Winter Recipe Sampler

Tweet The January newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf.   Highlights from this month’s newsletter… WHITE BURGUNDY by Lori Varsames 2010 PETIT CHABLIS • ROLAND LAVANTUREUX For over thirty years the Lavantureux family has shipped us their mouthwatering, nervy Chardonnays from Burgundy’s northernmost climate. Lime blossoms and Granny Smith apples pop […]

December Newsletter: Gift Ideas Galore, 2009 Joguet Chinon, Magical Muscadet, 2009 Northern Rhone P-A

Tweet The December newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf.   Highlights from this month’s newsletter… ARTISANAL SAUTERNES by Dixon Brooke We now have two tiny, boutique Sauternes domaines to offer you. Daniel and Valérie Alibrand in Fargues take small production to a new level with their relatively young Domaine de L’Alliance, […]

November Newsletter: Beaujolais Nouveau, 2009 Red Bordeaux PA, 2008 Grange des Peres PA, The KLWM 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 The time of the year has come. For our longtime clients, it won’t come as news; the KLWM season of Champagne is upon us. Yes, we like to give our clients […]

October Newsletter: Fall Sampler, 2009 Jobard Meursault, Don’t Miss 2010 Beaujolais, Alice Waters Book Signing

Tweet The October newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf.   Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PRE-ARRIVAL ANTOINE JOBARD by Dixon Brooke Word seems to be getting around about Antoine Jobard. All white Burgundy fanatics know Antoine’s father, the well-respected François Jobard. Kermit began working with François in the 1970s, and this […]

September Newsletter: New Arrivals, Alsace Sampler, Provence in Berkeley, Brunello’s Finest—Pre-Arrival

Tweet The September Newsletter is now available. Download the PDF here.   Highlights from this month’s newsletter…  PROVENCE IN BERKELEY  After a rainy winter (and two rare snowstorms), this has been a summer of persistent mistral—the legendary wind of Provence. Wind doesn’t begin to describe it. The mistral roars down the Rhône Valley and seems […]

August Newsletter: On Vacation, Slake Your Thirst!, Loire Valley Values, 2009 Burgundy Classics

Tweet The August Newsletter is now available. Download the PDF here.       Highlights from this month’s newsletter… The South by Clark Z. Terry 2009 Coteaux du Languedoc “Tradition” Château Saint Martin de la Garrigue The label of the Cuvée Tradition will tell you this wine is made from Syrah and Carignan. The price […]

July Newsletter: Don’t Miss Bastille Day, Summer Sampler, Vintage Pomerol, 2009 Guillemot, 2009 Tempier PA

Tweet The July Newsletter is now available. Download the PDF here.     Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SUMMER SAMPLER by Mark Congero The tomato displays its remarkable amplitude and abundance, no pit, no husk, no leaves or thorns, the tomato offers its gift of fiery color and cool completeness. —Pablo Neruda Of all the […]

June Newsletter: Comte Abbatucci, 2009 Red Burgundy PA, 2009 Côte Rôtie and Hermitage

Tweet The June Newsletter is now available. Download the pdf here.     RAIDING ANEY’S CELLAR by Steve Waters The 2005 Château Aney Haut-Médoc was the final wine served to our group on a recent tasting trip that ended in Bordeaux. Bruce Neyers, KLWM National Sales Manager, looked up from his order ledger and surveyed […]

May Newsletter: Kitty Fur, Rosé Time, Patrimonio, Spring Fever

Tweet The May Newsletter is now available. Download the pdf here.     Highlights from this month’s newsletter… ROSÉ TIME! by Dixon Brooke Another year, another fresh crop of young beauties. As spring works its way welcomingly into our lives, we plan to keep you supplied with a continuous flow of new and exciting rosé […]

April Newsletter: New Website!, Oyster Bliss XX, Southern Comfort, Spotlight On Value

Tweet The April Newsletter is now available. Download the pdf here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… DOMAINE DU VIEUX TÉLÉGRAPHE The 2009 reminds me of their awesome 1983 because of its wild, animal side, its density and rusticity. You’ve tasted noble rot. Here is noble rusticity, yet somehow it also shows a lot of charm. […]