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Weekend VinopolPick 1-18-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

New Arrivals from Clos du Caillou

Our Top Selling January Case Special – Restocked!

The Greatest Barolo No One’s Heard Of?

Can You Have Too Many Deals in the January Sale?

New Arrivals
Including Crowley, Scott Paul, Forge,
Janasse, Moredorée and More!

January Sale Roundup

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“Squarely in My Top Tier of the Region’s Producers”

New Arrivals from Clos du Caillou

Featured New Arrival
“Under the helm of Bruno Gaspard (with help from Philippe Cambie), Domaine du Clos du Caillou continues to make some of the most profound, layered and sexy wines of this sun-drenched appellation.” – Jeb Dunnuck

“Longtime winemaker Bruno Gaspard hit a home run with his 2016s, which show more depth and flesh than the outstanding 2015s that were made here.

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Vinopolis Midweek Addition 1-17-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

Who’s Excited About 2017 JJ Prum?

Trending Case Deals

What’s the Most Overlooked Scott Paul Closeout?

Who’s the Hottest Name in Gevrey?

Looking for Mind Blowing Burgundy?

January Sale Roundup

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Who’s Excited About 2017 JJ Prum?

Hot New Review on a Savvy White to Buy By the Case!

We know you know the wines of JJ Prum are great, but just in case you were wondering about the ’17 vintage (landing in March) here’s a hot-off-the-press review from Wine & Spirits Magazine:

Arriving ETA March:

Joh. Jos. Prum Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett, Mosel 2017 750ML ($39.95)
$33 pre-arrival special
Joh. Jos. Prum Graacher Himmelreich Riesling Kabinett, Mosel 2017 1.5L ($89.95)
$69 pre-arrival special

Wine & Spirits 95 points “The first sip of this wine was like getting a smack for having opened it so soon.

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Midweek VinopolPick 1-15-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

Magical and Scarce: 2016 Faiveley

What’s the Best Deal in the January Sale?

Trending Wines of the Weekend

Can You Bottle Pure Joy? (A Staff Pick)

What’s Wine Spectator’s Hottest Burgundy?

January Sale Recap

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What’s the greatest vintage in Burgundy in modern history?

Who’s the greatest negociant in Burgundy?

What happens when these two are combined?

The Magical New 2016 Faiveley Arrivals

Blink and you’ll miss the 2016 Burgundy vintage.  Part of that is because of yields—down massively across the region because of frost and hail.  The other reason is that the wines are epic—more classical than 2015 and superior in the minds of many big collectors and insiders. These are stunning wines, with concentration and blazingly distinct terroir signatures.  
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Vinopolis Newsletter 1-13-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

The Only Reason to Buy Celebrity Wine

Drink this Now: Glantenay’s Burgundy

Saint Cosme’s Historic Value

The White Whale of Champagne

New Arrivals
Including Scott Paul, Owen Roe,
G. Conterno and More!

The Only Reason to Buy Celebrity Wine

Generally speaking, we’re not big fans of celebrity wineries.  They tend to be overpriced vanity projects that, while often quite good, are overpriced relative to their peers.  When we have the chance to offer those wines at very significant discounts, though, we change our tune.Case in point: Jim Nantz’s California project, called “the Calling” (he’s a sports announcer, get it it?).  Made by Dan Goldfield, Wayne Donaldson and James MacPhail (a veritable who’s who of high scoring California winemakers), these are excellent renditions of California Chardonnay, Pinot and Cabernet.  
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Weekend VinopolPick 1-11-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

Must Own, Classical Barolo

The Hottest Name in Riesling: A US Exclusive

Affordable Hermitage? A Fairy Tale Come True’

One of the Finest ’16 Burgundies

January Sale Roundup

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Must Own, Classical Barolo

Borgogno Delivers Age-Worthy Beauties for the Collector

“To be stubborn means not easily abandoning one’s ideas. Even today, after 250 years, wines are made in full respect of tradition: without the use of chemical additives in the vineyards and with spontaneous fermentations in concrete tanks and aging in large Slavonian oak casks in the cellar.”Borgogno

Looking for über-traditional, back vintage Barolo at outstanding prices? The answer to that question is of course yes.  We’re offering some wines from Borgogno today at prices that are absolute steals—up to $20 per bottle less than our closest competitors.  

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