Category Archives: Newsletter Archive

Monday Newsletter-6-26-17

New Arrivals: Colgin Tychson & Castiglion del Bosco Brunello di Montalcino ’12; New Week – New Arrivals; 2012 Brunello: New Arrivals & Newly Restocked; Domaine de la Janasse; Hot Picks to Keep You Cool; Arriving Wednesday: Dauvissat, Faiveley Latricieres, Montevetrano & Bel-Air!; Arriving This Month: Camille et Laurent Schaller Chablis

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Featured New Arrivals

Colgin Cellars Tychson Hill Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley 2013 750ML ($699.95) $619 special, 3 bottles available
Robert Parker 100 points “The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Tychson Hill Vineyard is a rival for the 2012. Opaque purple, with blueberry and blackberry fruit, a hint of incense and subtle toast, the wine has great intensity, incredible richness and, again, a floral blue- and black-fruited nose and flavor profile that is remarkable.… Read the rest

Saturday Newsletter – 6-24-17

Breaking News! Produttori Super Specials for 2013 Crus; Budget-Friends Rhone (And Rhone-Adjacent) Wine Arriving Wednesday; Round Two: New Reviews from David Schildknecht For 2015 Mosel Wines; 2015 FX Pichlers Are Here!; Staff Pick: Swan Zin For the Win; Giacomo Conterno: An Italian Tradition

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Summer Shipping Special:

Midwest, East, & South

For the summer season we are offering UPS Three Day Select Service for the price of UPS Ground for shipments normally traveling 4 or more business days by ground.

Free service upgrade only applies on single orders purchased and shipped during the promotional period.  Additional fees will apply to orders held for any reason until after the promotional period and shipped by Three Day Select.  Offer not valid on items purchased before the promotional period or on pre-arrival items that arrive after the promotional period ends.… Read the rest

Mid-Week Addition Edition 6-22-17

2007 Altesino – Arriving Tuesday; New David Schildknecht Reviews for 2015 Mosel Wines; Raul Perez: New Grapelive Review; Arriving Tomorrow: Avignonesi Vin Santo; Stellar Tuscan: Fattoria Le Pupille (96 Points!)

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2007 Altesino

Cut Down in its Prime

Arriving Tuesday
Altesino Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany 2007 750ML ($59.95) $33 pre-arrival special
Case-6 Altesino Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Tuscany 2007 750ML ($359.95) $179 pre-arrival special (that’s only $/bottle!)
Antonio Galloni 92 points “The 2007 Brunello di Montalcino is beautiful in this vintage. Layers of dark red cherries, flowers, licorice and tobacco caress the palate in this generous, expressive Brunello. The 2007 presents an intriguing combination of classic Sangiovese aromas and flavors with the generosity and radiance of the vintage. The 2007 Brunello was made from vineyards in several sub-zones in Montalcino and was aged in cask.”
Wine Spectator 92 points “Sanguine, iron and loam aromas lead off, followed by cherry, balsamic and herb flavors.… Read the rest

Mid-Week Newsletter 6-21-17

2012 Brunello Arriving This Week; Spotlight: Fevre Chablis; Better by the Dozen; Staff Picks; Piedmonte’s Exceptional Values; Vertical Like the Urziger Wurzgarten; Torii Mor

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Summer Shipping Special:

Midwest, East, & South

For the summer season we are offering UPS Three Day Select Service for the price of UPS Ground for shipments normally traveling 4 or more business days by ground.

Free service upgrade only applies on single orders purchased and shipped during the promotional period.  Additional fees will apply to orders held for any reason until after the promotional period and shipped by Three Day Select.  Offer not valid on items purchased before the promotional period or on pre-arrival items that arrive after the promotional period ends.

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Arriving Friday

Highlights of 2012 Brunello

“Every once in a while, when visiting a specific wine region, I taste so many good bottles that I find myself thinking I might just turn in my author’s pen and start making wine… Most recently, this happened during my tastings of the 2012 Brunellos, when I tried one delicious example after another.… Read the rest

Monday Newsletter – 6-19-17

New Week – New Arrivals; Back in Stock: Cameron, Dom & Krug; Staff Pick Producer: Alzinger; Beerenauslese – Fun to Say / Fun to Drink – German Dessert Riesling; Ingrid Groiss; The Delicious Natural Wines of Grange Tiphane; Chapoutier: Rhone’s Greatest Hits; Budget-Friends Rhone (And Rhone-Adjacent) Wine; Domaine Paul Autard

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Summer Shipping Special:

Midwest, East, & South

For the summer season we are offering UPS Three Day Select Service for the price of UPS Ground for shipments normally traveling 4 or more business days by ground.

Free service upgrade only applies on single orders purchased and shipped during the promotional period.  Additional fees will apply to orders held for any reason until after the promotional period and shipped by Three Day Select.  … Read the rest