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Recommendation: GREAT Rose that’s a VERY GOOD value.

Winery/Producer: J.B. Cavalier; Chateau de Lascaux; Vacquieres, France.

Grape Variety: Rose blend: 40% Cinsault, 30% Syrah and 30% Grenache.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Languedoc, France.

Vintage: 2015

Price: $16.20 [click to continue…]

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Recommendation: When you sell the farm or want to celebrate a VERY special occasion, including a bottle of Grange will definitely add to the event, whether your a wine drinker or not!!!

Winery/Producer: Penfolds Wines; Magill, South Australia.

Grape Variety: Blend: 96% Syrah and 4% Cabernet Sauvignon.

Geographic Region, Appellation: South Australia.

Vintage: 2005

Price: $550.00 [click to continue…]

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Chateau Coutet Sauternes-Barsac 2009


Recommendation: When you want a really special dessert wine (to have with blue cheese and fresh fruit) this Sauternes gets an unqualified recommendation. It just doesn’t get any better!!!

Winery/Producer: Chateau Coutet; Barsac, France

Grape Variety: Blend: 75% Semillon, 23% Sauvignon Blanc and 2% Muscadelle.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Sauternes; Bordeaux, France.

Vintage: 2009

Price: $82.00 [click to continue…]

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Penfolds Grange Bin 95 2005

Vicky and I love drinking multiple wines blind and side-by-side while trying to identify what grapes their from and the region where they were produced. While living in California last winter we frequently drank California Rhone blends, blind and side-by-side with French Rhone blends. It was great fun and we really became pretty good at identifying the differences between “New World” and “Old World” Rhone blends. So when we returned to North Carolina we decided to have a wine tasting dinner party featuring Rhone blends from different parts of the world and included a bottle of Penfolds Grange we bought in Australia last year. [click to continue…]

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Tramonto Merlot Vino Spumante


Recommendation: A unique sparkling Rosé that gets a strong recommendation

Winery/Producer: Sebastiano Ricci; Tenuta Degli Ultimi; Conegliano, Italy.

Grape Variety: (Sparkling Rosé) Merlot.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Veneto, Italy.

Vintage: NV

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

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Recommendation: Quality Cabernet Sauvignon at a Bargain Price and a very noteworthy one at this price point!!!

Winery/Producer: Bottled by Communal Brands; Mattawa, Washington.

Grape Variety: Cabernet Sauvignon.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Columbia Valley, Washington.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $14.40 [click to continue…]

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Vallana Piemonte Barbera 2014


Recommendation: EXCELLENT value, DELICIOUS wine, give it a try.

Winery/Producer: Antonio Vallana; Maggiora, Italy.

Grape Variety: Barbera.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Piedmont, Italy.

Vintage: 2014

Price: $11.70 with a 10% mixed case discount. [click to continue…]

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La Basia Garda Marzemino 2013


Recommendation: An excellent wine that make’s a wonderful “week-night” wine.

Winery/Producer: Giacomo Tincani, La Basia di Elena Parona; Puegnago del Garda, Italy.

Grape Variety: Marzemino.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Garda; Lombardy, Italy

Vintage: 2013

Price: $15.30 with a 10% mixed case discount. [click to continue…]

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Recommendation: A special wine that’s worth spending some time and energy finding.

Winery/Producer: Produced & bottled by: Le Chiantigiane Coop; Grosseto, Italy.

Grape Variety: Nero D’Avola

Geographic Region, Appellation: Terre Siciliane, Italy.

Vintage: 2013

Price: $9.90 with a 10% mixed case discount. [click to continue…]

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Meinklang Burgenland White 2014


Recommendation: A TERRIFIC summer sipping wine that’s an excellent value .

Winery/Producer: Bottled by Angela and Werner Michlits; Burgenland, Austria.

Grape Variety: Blend: 50% Gruner Veltliner, 40% Welschriesling and 10% Muskat.

Geographic Region, Appellation: Burgenland, Austria.

Vintage: 2014

Price: $11.70 [click to continue…]

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