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Rosé Sacks and Totes!

Spring wines in a portable package!

French Pool Tote 1.5L
Grenache based rosé that can go anywhere glass isn't an option. A bright, fruity rosé is perfect to take anywhere! Bright red fruits and citrus pop!

VRAC Sac Rosé 3L
Cinsault, Grenache, and Tibouren, a Provencal-style rosé. Notes of lavender, wild strawberry and citrus. Bright and refreshing.

By |March 25th, 2021|News, Wine Features|0 Comments|

Le Ragnaie

LE RAGNAIE

Le Ragnaie is known for its elegant, terroir-driven wines that stand out in this Tuscan powerhouse category. The owner and winemaker, Riccardo Campinoti, acquired the property in 2002 and now farms 15.5 ha. Making complex, traditional wines from Sangiovese Grosso, Riccardo's wines exhibit elegance and finesse from farming some of the highest altitude [...]

Fattoria Le Pupille

Morellino di Scansano is an underappreciated region in Tuscany. Chianti Classico has the notoriety and esteem and that means one thing for Morellino, Value.The wines here are dry reds from the Sangiovese grape variety, known in this region as Morellino. They are produced in the rolling coastal hills around the medieval village of Scansano. There is excellent quality to [...]

Birichino

Alex Krause and John Locke founded Birichino in Santa Cruz in 2008. Drawing on a combined four decades making wine in California, France, Italy, and beyond, they are focused on attaining the perfect balance of perfume, poise, and puckishness. Sourcing from a number of carefully farmed, family-owned, own-rooted 19th and early 20th century vineyards (and a few [...]

Vin de France “Bulle” Pétillant Naturel Blanc

Hervé Villemade has been working his family's vines in Cellettes since taking over from his father in 1995. Today, the estate represents about 22 hectares of organically farmed fruit, all within the Cheverny and Cour-Cheverny AOCs.

When Hervé first took over the estate, everything was farmed chemically and vinified conventionally. Unaware of an alternative, he [...]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments|
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    Paltrinieri Lambrusco di Sorbara ‘Radice’ – “semplici ma non banali”

Paltrinieri Lambrusco di Sorbara ‘Radice’ – “semplici ma non banali”

Paltrinieri is a family winery three generations and running. Achille Paltrinieri built the house and cantina in 1926. His grandson Alberto now takes care of everything in the vineyard and cellar, while Alberto’s wife, Barbera, is the factotum.

The vineyards and winery are just north of Modena in Emilia-Romagna, right off of the A1 autostrada, [...]

By |August 8th, 2016|Wine Features|0 Comments|

Domaine Hauvette: Natural Wines in the Baux de Provence

DOMAINE HAUVETTE
Country: France
Region: Provence
Appellation(s): Baux de Provence, IGP Alpilles Producer: Dominique Hauvette
Founded: 1988
Annual Production: 3,300 cases
Farming: Biodynamic (since 2000)
Website: N/A

Not far from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, a tourist town known for Roman ruins and as the place where Van Gogh painted “The Starry Night,” you’ll find Domaine Hauvette.

Nestled among the foothills of Les Alpilles, the [...]

Domaine du Possible: Côtes du Roussillon from Loïc Roure

Nestled in the tiny village of Lansac, Loïc Roure is a young vigneron balancing terroir and drinkability. In 2003, Loïc scrapped his initial plan of opening a restaurant/winebar/retailer, deciding instead to start his own estate, Domaine du Possible. Starting out with some vines in Latour de France, he soon expanded with land closer to [...]

Fay d’Homme: La Part du Colibri Gamay

FAY D’HOMME: LA PART DU COLIBRI GAMAY

Vincent is the 5th generation of winemakers. Both of his parents, indeed came from winemakers families which make Vincent a ” concentrate” of winemaker. This is also the reason why his parcels spread on such a wide territory (4 towns and 3 great terroirs over 14 kilometers). [...]

By |July 19th, 2016|Wine Features|0 Comments|

Domaine Roger Neveu: Sancerre Three Ways

From the Kermit Lynch website:

The Neveu family’s roots in the Loire Valley are nothing short of impressive, even for European standards. The local archives show that a Jean Neveu lived in the village of Verdigny (where the family still resides) as early as the 12th century, and family documents prove that they already owned [...]

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