2012 Oregon Pinot Noir – One of their Greatest Vintages to Date

Much of the greatest wine in the world is made in some of the most marginal of conditions. There is a belief that grape vines need to struggle a bit in order to grow grapes that produce world-class wine. The regions of Bordeaux, Burgundy, and even our own Finger Lakes are great examples of regions where the climate conditions can vary greatly vintage to vintage, but there is always the potential to make incredible wine with the character of that particular year. Oregon is another great example; the generally rainy and cool conditions in the State’s Willamette Valley produce vintages varying …
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Our Brand New Arrivals & A Half Off Case Shipping Sale

It’s a new year, and we’re keeping the new wines coming! Our wine team is constantly searching out the most exciting wines on the market, making sure our customers are always drinking the finest wines in the world, in every style and every price range! We’d also like to kick off 2015 with, of course, a shipping promotion! Starting today and ending this Sunday, February 1st, 2015, use code: wine2015 to receive half off shipping on all orders of 6 bottles or more.

Garnacha or Grenache – No Matter How You Spell it or Pronounce it You Should Definitely Drink it.

One of the most widely planted red grapes in the world somehow still manages to fly under the radar. Garnacha is also known as Grenache, Alicante,Cannonau, along with several other synonyms, but we are going to focus on the grape’s role in Spanish wine, where it is almost always referred to as Garnacha. Most wine drinkers familiar with the grape know it better as the predominant component in France’s legendary Chateauneuf-du-Pape (where it is known as Grenache) wines, but the grape very likely originated in northern Spain, and Garnacha was most likely its original name. Today, the grape grows most …
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