The Holiday Red That Goes With Everything

Sottimano Dolcetto d'Alba $19.99/bottle Andrea Sottimano is one of the finest winemakers in Italy, and by extension, the world. However, his Dolcetto is admittedly not for everyone — your Chardonnay-only drinkers will not love it, nor will your big fat juicy red-wine-only drinkers. Dolcetto is aptly named (from the Italian, dolce, for "soft" or "sweet," not sugary, but as in the English "dulcet"). It is Piemonte's gulpable wine — spicy, grapey, dark chocolate-y, and low in tannin. For all its juicy, plush softness, Dolcetto can be lively, spry even, especially if it retains some of the grape's native acidity. [...]

By | 2023-10-24T22:31:59+00:00 October 24th, 2023|

Barbara has a change-of-season sparkler for you.

Fleuraison Blanc de Blancs Languedoc-Roussillon, France $15.99/bottle I love this time of year when the garden is strutting its end-of-season stuff! Sunny days, cool nights — let's celebrate with this wonderful sparkler. Fleuraison Blanc de Blancs: Spanish grapes but made in France. HELLO, what's not to love!? Delicious, rich and dry, and at this price — just buy a case so when the winter winds blow, you can remember this perfect time of year. Friends & Family Deals Bottle Discounts: 3 bottles: 5% off 6 bottles: 10% off 12 bottles: 15% off Happy Hour Enjoy an extra 5% volume [...]

By | 2023-10-15T03:35:35+00:00 October 15th, 2023|