Category Archives: Wineries We Cherish

Max Ferd. Richter & Emrich Schonleber: Sales, New Arrivings, and (oh, why not) MORE SALES!

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Max Ferd. Richter Sale,
New Vintage of Emrich-Schonleber Landing Friday &
Bonus Emrich-Schonleber Sale


Max Out Your Savings on

Max Ferd. Richter Wines

We’re slashing our already rock-bottom prices

on all in-stock wines from this uber-classical estate!

The first thing that jumps out about Max Ferd. Richter wines is the incredible real estate the winery holds. This is an ancient estate, dating back over 300 years and now under the helm of 10th-generation winemaker Constantin Richter. Vineyard management is focused on maximizing quality. Harvest is completely by hand with multiple, meticulous passes through the vineyard to ensure only the finest grapes are harvested. As an example, botrytized grapes are hand-selected at the single berry level.

The Middle Mosel is where all the historic glory of German Riesling rests.… Read the rest

Arterberry Maresh & Tan Fruit – Three Day Sale Starts Now

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Special Feature
Wines of Arterberry Maresh on Three Day Sale
Plus: Tan Fruit

Arterberry Maresh:
Grand Cru Willamette Valley Wines
On Sale Through This Sunday Only
As the third-generation in his family to make wine, Jim Maresh knows a thing or two about crafting Grand Cru-level Willamette Valley Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. From the winery’s prized position in the Dundee Hills, he releases what critics praise as “are some of the most impressive wines I’ve tried anywhere—not just in the US”, per Erin Brooks of the Wine Advocate.
These are benchmark wines for the region that somehow capture Jim’s easy-going just seriously-nerdy-under-the-skin personality. If you haven’t reserved a shelf or two in your cellar for these wines, well, that’s your business, but if you’ve been dragging your feet or need to round out your selections, now is the time to buy.
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2022 Willi Schaefer & Donnhoff Offers, Plus Close-Out Deals on in-stock Donnhoff Wines

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Special Features
2022 Willi Schaefer offer,
2022 Dönnhoff wines arriving Friday &
Dönnhoff Wines on our Close-Out Sale

2022 Willi Schaefer Rieslings:
The Apex of Classic Mosel

The reviews are in, and the wines nearly so: the 2022 Willi Schaefer Rieslings combine concentration and elegance in an utterly beguiling package. The only regret you’ll have is not buying more as these leave you speechless for decades.
Christoph and Andrea Schaefer craft some of the most authentic wine in all of the Mosel. This husband and wife duo are known for wines that are approachable when young with beautiful fruit components. However, like all of the valley’s finest exports, they always impress with the ability to maintain vitality and finesse for 15+ years.… Read the rest

Molitor Extravaganza

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Special Feature
Wines of Markus Molitor On Sale Now
Plus: A Look at the 2019 Vintage from a Single Vyd Perspective

Markus Molitor:

Superb Selections On Sale Now!

Ambition and drive define Markus Molitor and his incredible wines. After 35 years at the helm of the family business, Markus remains one of the most respected winemakers in the world.
As a towering figure in the Mosel, with an impressive, modern winery and holdings in almost every important vineyard in the region, Molitor crafts dozens of wines each year. He believes that every single sub-parcel and selective pick should be vinified to its utmost potential. He not only keeps specific vineyard blocks separate, but also specific passes through the vineyard.
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Goodfellow Family Cellars: New Releases from this Beloved Producer

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Special Feature
New Releases from Goodfellow Family Cellars

Goodfellow Family Cellars

Oregon: Heart, Soul & Terroir

Marcus Goodfellow is one of the most talented winemakers in Oregon, joined by the equally talented and knowledgeable Megan Joy. The wines reflect the minds of this talented pair, showing microscopic understanding of the potential in the terroirs of the Willamette Valley.

These are profound wines, both white and red, that are made in a style that’s distinctly savory—no fruit bombs here. Together, Marcus and Megan craft wines that continually improve—both in the cellar and vintage to vintage. We love the wines for their coiled power and Burgundian structure, and we stack them abundantly in our personal cellars to adore for decades to come.… Read the rest