Posts Tagged ‘Rosé’

July Newsletter: New Arrivals Corsica, Rosé Time Continues, François Rousset-Martin

Tweet The July Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… NEW ARRIVALS FROM CORSICA > by Chris Santini 2013 MONTE BIANCO ROUGE DOMAINE comte ABBATUCCI I hate to make bold claims, but I gotta say that this is the single greatest pure Sciaccarellu I’ve ever tasted. Once seen […]

June Newsletter: 2015 Rosés, Premier Cru Burgundy, & Juicy Italian Values

Tweet The June Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… HERE THEY COME THE 2015 ROSÉS > by Julia Issleib Along with fresh strawberries and white asparagus, rosé is what I most look forward to when early summer rolls around. From north to south, here are six […]

A Call to Arms: Rosé All Year

Tweet by Anthony Lynch American wine drinkers have come a long way in the past forty years. It may be difficult to recall—many of us were not even born, and perhaps we subconsciously blocked this dark age from our memories—but there was once a time, in this dearly beloved country of ours, when the average […]

July Newsletter: Tempier P-A, Raiding the Cellar, Rosé Time Continues!

Tweet The July Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… Top TEMPIER ROSÉ HAS ARRIVED . . . AMONG OTHERS! by Anthony Lynch 2014 BANDOL ROSÉ > DOMAINE TEMPIER I recently heard somebody say that “rosé season” had begun. Rosé season?! What a preposterous notion. Years of […]

June Newsletter: Quintarelli, Rosé Time!, It’s Happening in Paris

Tweet The June Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… ROSÉ TIME—FINALLY! > by Dixon Brooke Strikes at the port of Oakland—something we haven’t been accustomed to on this side of the pond—delayed our annual releases of freshly bottled rosé direct from mainland France and Corsica. We struggle […]

The (Im)possible Pairing: Avocados

Tweet Okay, maybe not impossible. In fact, not only is pairing wine with avocados possible, but as we will soon discover, it can be downright magical. After all, Jesus did turn water into wine, and we have no way of being sure Eve did not pick the forbidden fruit from an avocado tree. Here in […]

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 […]

Unlikely Agers: Expanding Your Mind and Cellar

Tweet When it comes to laying down wines for ageing, never say never.  In this post, let’s explore the possibility of cellaring wines that aren’t necessarily known for their ability to age. In an effort to change the way we think about the age-worthiness of wine, I will first examine the reasons why we choose […]

A Tour of Bugey with Patrick Bottex

Tweet Patrick Bottex makes one of the most delicious beverages in existence. He runs his tiny operation in the little hamlet of La Cueille, located near the town of Poncin in the Bugey region, somewhere between Lyon and Geneva. Despite the proximity to these major cities and the nearby autoroute, it might nonetheless be an […]

The Best Rosé In The World

Tweet Reynald Delille of Domaine de Terrebrune seems to have made it a rule when pouring his rosé for visitors to slyly say (in English), “the best rosé in the world.” It comes out sheepish and humble, but he believes it, and he’s got a cellar full of back vintages of the rosé to prove […]