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    History and Legend: Medieval roots at the Ermitage du Pic-St Loup

History and Legend: Medieval roots at the Ermitage du Pic-St Loup

Legends seem to converge at the Ermitage du Pic St-Loup. The hermitage dates back from the Middle Ages, as the former home of the bishops of Maguelone. The limestone peak or “pic” perched above the vineyards was named for the legendary Saint Thieri Loup, one of three pious, crusading, brothers and suitors to 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 [...]

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. [...]