Archive for the ‘Samplers’ Category

May Newsletter: 2013 Lucien Boillot & Fils P-A, The Latest Finds from Friuli and Chianti, New Beginnings Sampler

Tweet The May Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER 2013 DOMAINE LUCIEN BOILLOT & FILS by Dixon Brooke In Burgundy, 2013 was another year in which Mother Nature reduced the size of the crop without consulting the growers. Hail was a big factor in the […]

April Newsletter: KL Shocker: “Sterile Filtration a Blessing,” 101-Point Wines, Raveneau Switches to Beer, Big Selection of Unnatural Wines

Tweet The April Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… 101-POINT SAMPLER > by Anthony Lynch This month’s sampler contains six wines that received a perfect score—or better. Our panel of experts sampled each wine on separate occasions, at his or her desired pace, with appropriately selected food, […]

Farewell to Mark

Tweet After more than eight years on staff here at KLWM, our colleague and friend Mark Congero is leaving us, and moving his family to Hawaii. Mark built a name for himself here as our resident food expert. In the retail shop, on a daily basis he drew upon his years of professional work in […]

June Newsletter: Rosé Time, A Provençal Gem, Comtesse de Cherisey P-A

Tweet The June newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PARIS RESTAURANTS 2014 by Kermit Lynch Planning a vacation in Paris? Consider renting an apartment this time. For starters, you’ll save a hell of a lot of euros every morning avoiding hotel petits déjeuners, which are overpriced. Gouging, […]

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 […]

Open Sunday & Monday, Kermit In The Store, Inspiring Thirst Sampler

Tweet To ensure that you have enough wine for the holidays, we have again expanded our Christmas hours and will be open this coming Sunday and Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Kermit will make a point of being in the store from 4 to 6 p.m. on these two days to chat, sign […]

August Newsletter Now Available Online

Tweet The August newsletter is now available! Download the PDF by clicking here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER: 2007 DOMAINE ENTE I want good homes for these wines. They are for palates that are educated in the ways and wiles of white Burgundy. You have to appreciate nerve, minerality, precision, and impeccability. Domaine […]

June Newsletter Now Available Online

Tweet The June newsletter is now available! Download the PDF by clicking here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… Pre-Arrival Red Burgundy by Dixon Brooke I think the time is ripe to revisit the annals of KLWM wine lore for our own version of the vintage chart. The truth is that Kermit did publish one, but […]