Wines For Your Spring Holidays!

Hams & Lambs & Briskets... Oh My! We have all of your spring holiday wine needs. No matter the occasion, or even if you just feel like celebrating for no reason at all, we have three wines that will pair perfectly with three delicious Easter and Passover main courses. For your ham... Hand-picked and grown with love. Lelièvre "Gris de Toul" Rosè of Gamay and Pinot Noir Côte de Toul, France $14.99/btl This is the perfect ham wine. A gorgeous nose of bright, red cherries and pink roses then flushes the cheek with that first taste of honeysuckle and soft [...]

By | 2023-04-05T20:36:10+00:00 April 4th, 2023|

What Are We Drinking Now? Ovum Wine

Fleur is greeting Spring with these two beauties. You're Ready For This! What could be better than one bottle of Ovum wine? Two, of course. (Or 3, 6, or 12 — gotta take advantage of those sweet quantity deals.) From one of my most LOVED winemakers I bring you these two beauties that are perfect for embracing spring. We are so excited for you to take your first sips of two of the most stunning and layered wines you're sure to find. Meet your new favorite rosé! Ovum "PNK SALT" Rosé Blend - Dundee Hills, Oregon $24.99/btl Ocean breezes meet [...]

By | 2023-03-29T19:56:42+00:00 March 23rd, 2023|

What Are We Drinking Now? Castro Martin A20 Albariño

Sierra is having dreams of warm breezes with this Albariño. Castro Martin A20 Albariño While we endure these last few weeks of winter, I can't help but dream of the days of warm breezes and picnics in the park. When these waves of wishful thinking hit, I reach for a bottle that encapsulates the meaning of all things springtime. Lately, it has been the A2O Albariño from Castro Martin. This refreshing wine from Pontevedra, Spain, boasts aromas of juicy melon with hints of wildflowers. As you sip, you'll get notes of tangy yellow peach and rich nectarine that's rounded off [...]

By | 2023-03-17T20:55:30+00:00 March 17th, 2023|

What *Else* Are We Drinking Now? Valentine’s Edition

Fleur's Sweetheart! Stolpman Vineyards "Love You BUNCHES!" How about an orange explosion of Cara Cara, blood, and Seville oranges all at once for your favorite Valentine? This blend of Pinot Gris, Orange Muscat, Semillon, and Gewürztraminer will tickle all of your senses. Skin contact lends a beautiful hue as well as a texture you would not believe, punctuated with a fresh barnacle salinity that gifts a loooooong finish. Share this gorgeous bottle with your Hunny Bunny along with raw oysters, a brie and lingonberry jam grilled cheese, spicy shrimp Pad Thai, or some dark chocolate flourless cake. Stolpman Vineyards "Love [...]

By | 2023-02-17T21:23:29+00:00 February 17th, 2023|

A Perfection of Wine & Cheese Pairing: Beaujolais Village & Fromager D’Affinois

This is a truly memorable wine-cheese pairing! Gilles Gelin Beaujolais Village & Fromager D'Affinois Original and with Garlic & Herbs We wanted a wine and cheese pairing that would surpass your everyday wine and cheese pairing, and we hit on it with beautiful bottles of Beaujolais-Villages paired with Fromager D'Affinois. Our pals over at Marczyk Fine Foods suggested we try both the herbed and original versions of this luscious cow's milk cheese from the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes...and oh how we swooned! The undeniable decadence of texture and the richness of flavor beg for an earthy, clean-finishing red; we looked to Beaujolais, which [...]

By | 2022-11-22T22:26:08+00:00 November 20th, 2022|

What *Else* Are We Drinking Now? The Piedmont Wine Project

Devin has a cloudy, tart beauty from Italy The Piedmont Wine Project Vino Bianco Meet autumn stoically. Cloudy due to the presence of residual yeast, you'll experience grapefruit aromatics with notes of peach and lychee. The austere acidity, with whispers of newly yellowed grass and hints of Golden Delicious apple, is a fine complement to umami-rich foods, especially soy sauce and sesame oil. Cheerfully mourn the passing of summer and celebrate the harvest season with a fruit-topped sushi roll for a complete experience. Chill, shake, and serve. The Piedmont Wine Project Vino Bianco $12.99/btl

By | 2022-11-01T21:42:58+00:00 October 31st, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? The Red Villain

Kerry is investigating "The Red Villain" Domaine CLO "Le Méchant Rouge" a.k.a. "The Red Villain" This wicked Cabernet Franc from Domaine CLO is a staff favorite. Aromas of raspberries and blackberries accompany subtle black pepper and vegetal notes. On the palate, pronounced fruit flavors are balanced by hints of smokiness and dried herbs. Medium-bodied with supple tannins, this Cab Franc can stand up to beef burgers, meatballs in tomato sauce, or grilled lamb. The vegetal and herbal undertones in this wine will complement dishes such as roasted red peppers, tomatoes stuffed with basil, grilled eggplant, and foods seasoned with oregano, [...]

By | 2022-11-01T21:31:44+00:00 October 31st, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Owen Roe’s Sinister Hand

Fleur is spookifying your wine drinking with this Sinister Hand. Fleur's Favorite Familiar: Owen Roe's "Sinister Hand" - Washington Welcome October with this hauntingly gorgeous Rhône blend from Columbia Valley, Washington. Sinister Hand will satiate all of your cold-weather cravings with its deep tones of Chelan cherries, Mission figs, and black currants, providing a long, indulgent finish of mahogany with hints of blood orange. Pair with super-dark chocolates, marzipans, and spicy cinnamon candies this spooky season! Owen Roe's "Sinister Hand" - Washington $29.99/btl

By | 2022-10-18T20:19:20+00:00 October 17th, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Fleur’s Pizza Party Wines

Fleur answers your Pizza/Wine questions with a two wine response! Fleur's Pizza Party Wines: Villa Sparina Gavi & Villa Sparina Barbera del Monferrato Well looky here! I have found the answer to every pizza/wine question you've ever pondered. These two beautiful farmhouse bottles are just the thing to turn any pizza night into a Fancy-Pants Pizza Party. The Gavi gives aromas of green unopened lilies spilling into flavors of baked apricots and citrus peel, with a long linger of tart lemongrass and subtle hints of rosemary. Then the Barbera pulls you in with black plums and purple violets, giving way [...]

By | 2022-08-23T20:33:24+00:00 August 19th, 2022|

What *Else* Are We Drinking Now? Nanbu Bijin “Tokubetsu Junmai” Sake

Marshall loves Sake, pair it with Sushi or Steak, he wrote a Haiku. Nanbu Bijin "Tokubetsu Junmai" Sake Nanbu Bijin, a jewel of a sake. Drink chilled, try with anything. Dry honeydew drifts Across one's eager tongue, may This flavor ne'er fade. Nanbu Bijin "Tokubetsu Junmai" Sake $36.99/bottle ORDER ONLINE ___ (Order online if you’d rather not come into the shop. We’ll have your order ready within an hour, we’ll bring it out to you, and you’ll be on your way.) (You must be 21 to purchase or pick up wine — please have your ID ready.) [...]

By | 2022-07-12T20:40:31+00:00 July 8th, 2022|