A Bit of Effervescence!

It's starting to feel like spring ...

I think we all need some bubbles to brighten our day, well at least some “Prickly Wine".

Avinyo Petillant Blanc

The Esteve Nadal family of Avinyonet del Penedès produces the Avinyó brand. The winery is located at their home “Can Fontanals” in the heart of the Penedès region of Barcelona.
The [...]

“Italian Beaujolais”

Happy Wednesday ...

I’m dubbing this wine “Italian Beaujolais”. Light, Fresh, and Fruity! Put a chill on it and take it to the Beach, as they do in Sardegna!!

Monica is an indigenous grape variety from Sardegna (possibly with Spanish origins). The vineyards of Cardedu (car-DAY-do) are in the area of Ogliastra, the most mountainous and [...]

Project FUSO 21

March ...
It’s a beautiful rainy Spring day. A perfect ray of sunshine for this day, Lambrusco. Why you ask? Why Not!! Reunite is a thing of the past, its time to rediscover this gem of a Wine. Chill it down and enjoy that fizzy red Italian gem.
As you will see below, we represent the [...]

A Quick Trip to Spain …



It’s Tuesday ...
Wasn’t it just Friday? Oh well, at least its sunny out. Let’s focus on some Wine!
This week we travel to Spain, in particular, Rioja Alevesa. Our producer there is Luberri. Owned by Florentino Martínez Monje, Luberri is located in Elciego in the heart of Rioja Alavesa. Florentino farms 35 hectares of old vines [...]

Taste Rosé Selections for 2016!

The truth is we consider Rosé to be a wine that should be enjoyed no matter what time of year. Thus there is no Rosé season ... that being said there is a time for new vintage release. In the southern hemisphere that is a bit earlier in the year. In fact we have several 2015 Rosés in [...]

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    Kicking off the first of many Warehouse Wednesday Wine tastings …

Kicking off the first of many Warehouse Wednesday Wine tastings …

Join us on February 10th at 240 Battery Street for the first of many warehouse trade tastings in 2016. The theme is NEW WINES ... we have added many wines since the new year that NEED to be tasted. It is a great pleasure to host our friends in the trade in our house. [...]