Posts Tagged ‘Monthly Newsletter’

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 […]

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: 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. […]

March Newsletter: New Arrivals, Corsican Sampler, 2009 White Burgundy PA

Tweet The March Newsletter is now available. Download the PDF here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… DOMAINE DE CHERISEY This year marks the bicentennial for Domaine de Cherisey, and the 2009 vintage we have here for you is cause for celebration. During my tasting with winemaker Laurent Martelet, he beamed with pride as he described […]

February Newsletter: Cellar Tour, 2009 Les Pallières, A Taste of Sicily

Tweet The February Newsletter is now available. Download the PDF here. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… PRE–ARRIVAL OFFER 2009 LES PALLIÈRES Since buying Pallières with the Bruniers in 1998, I have often bragged in these pages that in the vineyard there are nothing but old vines. In 2009, that came back to bite us. Normal […]