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Chotard Sancerre Cuvee Marcel Henri 2015


Synopsis, Our Opinion: Vibrant Sauvignon Blanc that was filled with tension and excitement.

Producer/Winery: Daniel Chotard; Reigny, France.

Grape Variety: Sauvignon Blanc.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Sancerre; Loire Valley, France.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $31.50 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: Great Zinfandel and one that we would strongly recommend to wine drinkers who say they don’t like Zinfandel.

Producer/Winery: Turley Wine Cellars; Plymouth, California.

Grape Variety: Zinfandel.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Amador County; Sierra Foothills, California.

Vintage: 2016

Price: $32.00 (with a Turley mailing list discount) [click to continue…]

Occasionally we find a pairing that simply makes the wine and food a treasured “Hand in Glove” experience. When we find these rare pairings we will post a companion page that provides the food recipe so everyone can experience these exceptional wine and food pairings.

Wine pairing: ‎Turley Judge Bell Amador County Zinfandel 2016 [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A “No Question” four-thumbs up red Burgundy at this price point.

Producer/Winery: Stephen Maurice; Domaine du Prieure; Savigny-Les-Beaune, France.

Grape Variety: Pinot Noir.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Bourgogne; burgundy, France.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $16.20 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

Gulp Hablo Parra Jimenez Red Blend 2017


Synopsis, Our Opinion: An OK picnic wine, but there was little to recommend except the price and one liter bottle.

Producer/Winery: Francisco, Javier and Luis Parra, Bodegas Parra Jiménez; Las Mesas, Spain.

Grape Variety: 16 grape variety blend – Riesling, Sauvignon Blanc, Verdejo, Moscatel de Alejandría, Moscatel de grano pequeño, Macabeo, Chardonnay, Tempranillo, Graciano, Merlot, Monastrell, Syrah, Petit Verdot, Cabernet Sauvignon, Cabernet Franc, Garnacha.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Castilla-La Mancha, Spain

Vintage: 2017

Price: $13.50 1 Liter bottle (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: Unusual, lighthearted and easy drinking Gamay/Pinot Noir blend.

Producer/Winery: Evening Land Vineyards; Salem, Oregon

Grape Variety: Blend – 50% Gamay Noir and 50% Pinot Noir.

Price: $30.00 (with a Rajat Parr Wine Club membership) [click to continue…]

Vieux Telegraphe le Pigeoulet 2017


Synopsis, Our Opinion: OUTSTANDING Southern Rhone white blend and an “all-time” great value.

Producer/Winery: Frédéric & Daniel Brunier; Vieux Télégraphe; Bédarrides, France.

Grape Variety: Blend – 40% Clairette, 30% Grenache Blanc and 30% Roussanne.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Vin de Pays de Vaucluse; Southern Rhône, France.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $18.00 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A STELLAR Chardonnay that was sassy and filled with classic tastes.

Producer/Winery: Danie & Peter De Wet; De Wetshof Estate; Robertson, South Africa.

Grape Variety: Chardonnay.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Western Cape, South Africa.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $16.20 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

Sao Domingos Vinho Tinto 2014


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A true BARGAIN Portuguese wine.

Producer/Winery: São Domingos; Anada, Portugal.

Grape Variety: Bairrada blend – 40% Baga, 30% Touriga Nacional
and 30% Tinta Roriz.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Bairrada; Beiras, Portugal.

Vintage: 2014

Price: $13.50 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]

Guido Porro Langhe Nebbiolo 2017


Synopsis, Our Opinion: A very versatile and delicious wine that was
a real bargain Nebbiolo.

Producer/Winery: Guido Porro; Serralunga d’Alba, Italy.

Grape Variety: Nebbiolo.

Geographic Appellation,, Region, Country: Langhe; Piedmont, Italy.

Vintage: 2017

Price: $23.40 (with a 10% mixed case discount) [click to continue…]