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Oregon Shipping Special for April

April Shipping Special

Shop online, by phone (503-223-6002) or by email. Pick up is easy: just give us a call when you’re in our lot and we will bring your wine to your car. Customers can still enter the shop, but we are limiting folks to the front entry to help keep everyone safe & healthy.
 
Don’t want to leave your house? No problem!
 
We are offering free UPS Ground shipping within Oregon for new invoices over $120 that are shipped by the end of the month!

Oregon shipping boxWe’ve always featured great shipping rates (eg: our $25 California flat rate), but given the current epidemiological climate we’re stepping up our game for our local customers.

For the rest of April, we’re offering free shipping within Oregon on any order of $120 or more that ships this month.
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Big Deals on Big Deal Wines from Jaboulet

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Big Deals on Big Deal Wines from Jaboulet

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The hill of Hermitage is both one of the most famous wine landmarks in the world and also so much more interesting than common lore purports it to be. The story goes that the hill of Hermitage was the home of a knight seeking solace from the horrors of the Crusades upon his return home. He planted the vineyards that would become Hermitage and then built a chapel to pray in and that building, the Chapel of Saint Christopher, is the defining marker of the hillside. The name, Hermitage, takes the name of the hermit’s refuge.
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Excellent Value From Marietta Cellars

Chris Bilbro was one of California wine’s unsung heroes.  He founded and grew Marietta Cellars into one of the preeminent producers of excellent value, honestly made California wine.  Although his son Scot now runs the winery (Chris sadly passed away last year), the wines are as good as they’ve ever been—delicious, gutsy wines that deliver exceptional value at all prices.  These are fantastic wines from their sub-$20 Zinfandel and Cabernet bottlings all the way through their “Gibson Block” Syrah, which hails from a parcel of Syrah planted in the 1880’s and still producing (tiny quantities) of fruit today.

We have an assortment of their current releases in stock now, all of which have the high scores and critical praise you’d expect from much, much more expensive wines.… Read the rest

The Fastest Rising Star in Burgundy?

The Incredible Clos de la Chapelle

Every now and then, we taste wines from a producer that’s clearly Going Places—like the star student in a high school class, it’s painfully obvious that some domaines are driven in a fundamentally different way from their peers.  The current incarnation of Clos de la Chapelle is clearly one of those estates—the praise keeps coming and it won’t be long until these are thought of (and priced with) wines like D’Angerville, Lafon and Lafarge as some of the top bottlings in Volnay.

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That drive comes down to one person, … Read the rest