Archive for the ‘Domaine les Pallieres’ Category

“Joyous” Gigondas

  by Chris Santini For me, it’s no surprise—legend has it that Gigondas derived its name many moons ago from jucunda, Latin for “joyous.” I personally associate Gigondas with many joyous occasions, beginning back in the 1980s when as a kid I would accompany my father on trips there, where he would purchase the fresh […]

Les Pallières Vertical

Last night we tasted a vertical of Domaine Les Pallières Gigondas—2009 to 1998, 1995, 1978, 1970. To keep things simple and not over-think our impressions of the wines too much, the staff met this morning and conferred on the wines. Below you’ll find our brief impressions of how these wines are tasting right now. If […]

Kermit Visits Gary

Last week, Kermit paid Gary Vaynerchuk of the Wine Library a visit and shot an episode of Gary’s online TV show, Wine Library TV. They recorded an interview of epic proportion, getting into the details of Kermit’s beginnings in wine and tasting three of our imports. Pour yourself a glass of wine, sit back, and […]

May Newsletter Now Available Online

The May newsletter is now available! Download the PDF by clicking here. In this month’s newsletter… PRE-ARRIVAL OFFER 2007 GIGONDAS • DOMAINE LES PALLIÈRES So, two Pallières this year. One wears the designation “Les Racines,” or The Roots. It comes from what were the original vines planted around the ancient winery. I go for the […]

Don’t Forget Oyster Bliss!

Don’t forget to join us for tomorrow’s 18th annual Oyster Bliss event! Here are the details: Saturday, April 18th 11am to 4pm No reservations required. Hog Island Oysters, homemade sausages by Christopher Lee of Eccolo, and wines by the glass are served à la carte. Cash only! Denis Jamain of Domaine de Reuilly will be […]