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Envinate: Spanish Forerunners Sale 7-20-24

Envinate: Spanish Forerunners
 

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Since first discovering the wines of Envinate in 2019, we’ve been madly in love. The wines buzz with energy, capturing the terroir of their respective regions as if by magic. The methods of this group of winemakers, friends Alfonso Torrente, José Ángel Martínez, Laura Ramos, and Roberto Santana, are low-intervention in the winery and an ultra-traditional, minimalist approach in the vineyards. They are one of the forerunners of the “New Spanish” wine movement.
 
It’s worth emphasizing how profoundly this movement has impacted Spain’s image in the world of wine. Before, Rioja was essentially shorthand for Spanish wine and all other regions seemed to follow suit with big, ripe flavors, high alcohol, and so, so much oak.
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German & Austrian Magnum Sale 7-18-24

German and Austrian Magnums & Double-Magnums:
 

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German and Austrian magnums in VinopolisShow up with a statement accessory at your next party: a magnum of German or Austrian wine! These bottles look stunning on the table, but hold some of the best values in the shop. With over a dozen options, we have plenty to choose from, ranging from fun to fancy.
 
5% off any 3-5 in-stock large format wines from Germany and/or Austria
10% off any 6 or more in-stock large format wines from Germany and/or Austria
 

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Sale ends Sunday, July 21st at 9 am Pacific.
 
We offer sixteen large format options from German and Austrian on sale now, including:
 
“There is no wine on this planet that is similar in style.”
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Brovia Sale @ Vinopolis 7-17-24

Brovia
 
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Brovia sits at the cusp of cult: traditionally farmed and crafted expressive Barolos that insiders have praised and purchased for decades. Until recently, these flew under the radar. With a string of vintages awash in well-deserved praise, a broader category of wine buyers has begun to take notice. So, snap up what you can now: the 2019s may be some of the final vintages that can still claim to be affordable for their region.
 
Ever since the 2015 vintage, we’ve been writing about how surprised we are that these wines don’t fly off the shelf. They seem to have it all: perfectionist vineyard management (organic without certification, careful pruning, and hand harvesting), superb and distinctive holdings (such as Villero in the Serralunga), unapologetically old-school winemaking (long and slow fermentation and long aging in large barrels and, subsequently, in bottle), consistently excellent releases, and enthusiastic purchasing by our staff.  
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Store Hours & Shipping Info

Too hot or cold to ship? Buy now, ship later. We offer free on-site temperature-controlled storage for orders held for the next shipping window in the fall or spring. There’s no charge for holding until the next available shipping window, but we do ask that you reach out to schedule a shipping date at your earliest convenience.

We’re open daily for in-store shopping: 10 am – 6 pm.
We offer flat rate UPS Ground shipping within Oregon and to California and D.C.! Just select the Flat Rate during checkout. For full details, see our shipping policies here.)

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Vinopolis Newsletter 7-19-24

 In This Newsletter:

Special Arrivals
Les Familles Defaix: the wines of Didier and Helene

New Arrivals
Donnhoff, Chateau Virgile, Foradori, and more!
 

 Special Arrivals


 Les Familles Defaix 

 

Domaine Bernard Defaix


In 1959, Bernard Defaix, a 3rd generation wine growe , became the first of his family line to bottle the family’s wines under their own name. Previously grown for negociants, Bernard’s project became a great success, which he has passed down to his children.
 
Didier, Bernard’s son, is the current proprietor of the Domaine. Along with his wife Helene Jaeger-Defaix, and brother Sylvain Defaix, this winery is among the most consistent modern Chablis houses, producing traditional flinty noted wines of excellent mineral quality.
 

These are the only listing for these wines in the United States today!

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VInopolis Newsletter 7-17-24 PM

 In This Newsletter:

Special Arrivals
Arterberry Maresh and Tan Fruit

New Arrivals
Domenico Clerico, Bethel Heights, Graham Beck, and more!
 
 
Special Arrival
 
The Wines of Jim Maresh

 

“Tasting with third-generation grower and winemaker Jim Maresh gives me faith in the future of Oregon Pinot Noir.” –Erin Kelley, The Wine Advocate
 
Jimmy Maresh is leading a quiet revolution out in the Willamette. Call it The New Oregon Wine if you want to be punchy and memorable, but honestly, the key is patience and observation. There is great power in these wines, but also sensitivity.
 
He started Tan Fruit to “experiment and play around with technique” and maintains a patient, minimalist approach. He prefers picking the grapes early (“al dente” he calls it), aging in a combination of steel and oak, and to ferment bone dry.
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