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South African Reds Return

This Tuesday Tasting (Feb 6)  we’re excited to pour some newly arrived reds from the western cape of South Africa. Featuring: Rib Shack Vintage Red Blend – Behind the goofy name and rather 80s style label lies a surprisingly elegant (or as the makers describe…

A Cult of Intrinsic Illusion (A Tasting)

Okay, actually we’re just stringing together names of 3 great new red blends we’ve tried, but it should be a fun tasting nonetheless! Featuring: Illusion, California – A new vintage brings another great blend of Zin, Merlot, Petite Sirah & Cab to create opulent flavors…

Mad for Spanish Wines

This Tuesday Tasting we try three very different Spanish wines that showcase the range and variety of grapes and wine-making in this country. Featuring Bodegas Langa “Pi”—This full-bodied white wine is made from Garnacha Blanca (Grenache Blanc) a varietal of the red grape that originated…

Winter Whites

This Tuesday Tasting we stay warm with some new big-bodied whites. Featuring: Merieau “Les Hexagonales”, France – A surprisingly big Sauvignon Blanc from France, this white grown in Touraine is ripe and herby with green vegetal flavors balanced by crisp citrus notes that don’t overwhelm.…

New Reds for the New Year

This Tuesday we kick off our first Tasting of 2018 with three new (and delicious!) reds.  Featuring: Lomas del Valle Pinot Noir, Chile – Grown in the Casablanca Valley (stretching between the Andes and the Pacific), where the cool ocean winds add flavor to this…