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Midweek Vinopolpick Addition 5-15-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

A Sale So Popular, We’re Running it Again!

Old School, 95 Point Gigondas – Under $30!

The Sleeping Giant of Barolo, Awoken

Can’t Live Without Il Poggione

Trending Wines

Rosé of the Day: A Provencal Classic

Staff Pick: Mencia’s Other Home

Decanter Reviews Top Dry German Rieslings

A Subscriber Super-Tuscan Secret

May Sale Roundup

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A Sale So Popular, We’re Running it Again!

Subscriber-Only Larkmead Sale

Ends Friday, May 17th at 11:59 PM

Prices So Good, They Can’t be on Our Website

We’re not allowed to publish these massively discounted prices online and that’s fine with us because we will just offer it to you! All of the Larkmead wines we carry are at the lowest prices in the country on this sale—some as much as $47/btl below our closest competitor.  
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Midweek VinopolPick 5-14-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

Durand: A Northern Rhone Secret

Darnaud 24 Hour Subscriber Flash Sale

Three (Favorite) New Rosé Arrivals!

One of the Finest In Germany: The Multitudes of Molitor

Terre Nerre’s Benchmark Etna Wines

Trending Wines

May Sale Recap

The Great Scott Paul Selloff

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Durand: A Northern Rhone Secret

We just received the new 2016’s from the Durands and are very, very impressed.  They’re definitely a producer on the rise and the last two vintages (’15 and ’16) are the best wines they’ve ever produced.  It’s become harder and harder to find this sort of value in the Northern Rhone as the markets locates inefficiencies quicker than ever.  Nevertheless, here we are—these are fantastic bottles at prices far below what comparable St.
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Monday Newsletter 5-13-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

Lingua Franca

Rose of the Day
Burgundy’s Pink Secret

Staff Pick
Tempier Rouge

Castell’in Villa
New Review for the 2010 Riserva

New Week – New Arrivals

Last Call: The Iconic Barbaresco of Gaja

Majore Announcement:
Force Majeure

#Trending

Red Wines from Henri Prudhon Arrive!

New Arrival Featurette

Lingua Franca

Lingua Franca has made quite the name for themselves in a very short period of time.  Helmed by legendary sommelier Larry Stone, the winery has spared no expense in pursuit of quality and the wines show this.  The whites are lean, crisp and bright, with a reductive minerality and the reds are pretty, elegant and very inspired by Burgundy.

Of particular note are their two higher end bottlings, based off of estate vineyards.  

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Weekend Vinpolpick 5-10-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

Breaking News! 
First Offer: Cameron Dundee Hills
Plus Subscriber Case Specials

The Next Cornas Star

Our New Top Spanish Value?

Rose of the Day

Super-Charged Brunello – 2014 Casanova

John Gilman Reviews
Donnhoff’s and Schafer-Frohlich’s Stunning ’18’s

First Offer: Saint Cosme Northern Rhones
Plus: Rare, Back-Vintage Large Formats

Trending Wines

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Cameron Winery’s 2017 Dundee Hills Pinot Noir

And Bonus Subscriber Special Case Prices!

Case pricing ends Friday, May 17th at 6 pm Pacific 
Arriving Friday, May 17th:What more could you ask for from a Dundee Hills AVA-level Pinot Noir? This is pure joy.
Cameron Winery Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills 2017 750ML ($29.95) $27 pre-arrival special
Case-12 Cameron Winery Pinot Noir, Dundee Hills 2017 750ML ($359.95) $309 pre-arrival special (that’s only $25.75/bottle!)
Notes from John Paul:
12.6% alcohol.
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Midweek Vinopolis Addition 5-8-19

In Today’s Newsletter:

Mazzei: Tuscan Overachievers

Two Top Antinori Deals

A Staff Pick Rose of the Day!

A Name to Watch in Chablis

The Last Undervalued Great French Wine

Trending Wines

The Outstanding 2014 Produttori Riservas

B. Leighton’s Under the Radar Reds

First Offer: 2018 Schäfer-Frölich

May Sale Roundup

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Mazzei: Tuscan Overachievers

Mazzei is one of the new leading lights in Tuscany.  Based in the hamlet of Fonterutoli, in Chianti, the ambitious estate has added property in Maremma (on the Tuscan coast) and also even a small property in Sicily.  The one thing that unites all of them is a relentless drive for quality—they want to be known as one of the best in Italy and have made a strong case over recent releases.
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