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Introduction to Wine Class

Introduction to Wine Class

With Coaltrain’s Darby Gould The Warehouse Tuesday, November 4th, 6-8 pm $25 per taster What’s the difference between Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc? What is tannin? Why do you swirl the wine? If questions like this have you mind-boggled, then this…

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We recently had lunch with Bobby Stuckey and tasted Scarpetta Wines, made in Italy by Bobby and his partner Lachlan Mackinnon Patterson. Stuckey is a well known Master Sommelier whose career has taken him from the Little Nell in Aspen…

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Flowers Vineyard & Winery

In 1989, Walt and Joan Flowers purchased 321 acres high above the Pacific Ocean on the northern, “extreme” Sonoma Coast, and proceeded to produce their favorite cool-climate varietals, Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, in a place they believed uniquely suited to…

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Rosé Wine of the Month

2013 Domaine Sainte-Eugénie Rosé, Corbières, France, $13.99/Sale $11.99: Sainte-Eugénie has been one of our favorite rosé’s for several years running. Mostly Cinsault, with a little Grenache and Syrah, this bright, attractive raspberry pink wine is very fresh, indeed! Its expressive…

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Red Wine of the Month

2012 Verso Rosso, Salento, Italy, $13.99/Sale $10.99: This comes from the Small Vineyards portfolio, which only includes wines that are from a family-owned estate, hand harvested and farmed in an ecologically friendly manner. A blend of 60% Negroamaro, 35% Primitivo…

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New Arrivals

USA 2011 No. 33 Pinot Gris, Willamette Valley, Oregon, $15.99/Sale $13.99: This delicious Pinot Gris gets its moniker from Oregon’s place as the 33rd state to join the Union. With aromas of green apple, lemongrass, grapefruit, and pear, the wine…

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White Wine of the Month

2013 Château de Paraza Minervois Blanc, Languedoc, France, $13.99/Sale $11.99: We had the pleasure of tasting the wines from Château de Paraza over dinner at the Summit with Matthieu Danglas, who is the owner/winemaker. This little white wine was delightful….

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Pizzeria Rustica Dinners Are Back!

PASSPORT TO ITALIA DINNER (SOLD OUT!) Reservations are no longer being accepted for Tuesday, September 23rd’s Classic Wines Passport to Italia dinner with Ross Seville at 6pm benefiting Westside Cares. The menu and pairings are below. $59 + tax & service…

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