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Château Carbonneau LuLu Rosé

Have you ever opened the fridge in the morning and just wanted to drink wine for breakfast? If the answer to that question was "yes," what are you waiting for? LuLu is ready for you. I am a fan of wines that just deliver. This stuff is great. Fresh, fruity, and fun — all that you could ever want from a rosé. The price is right, and this year it's a screw cap! It's even easier to get into the bottle and get the morning (or whenever) started properly. $11.99/bottle

By | 2020-05-28T20:20:35+00:00 May 28th, 2020|

Fleur’s Amore La Bambina

La Bambina comes to us from winemaker Marilena Barbera, who says, "La Bambina is dedicated to strong women, to their power and energy, to their tireless motivation in fighting for their beliefs, to their talent for problem-solving despite difficulties and complications." Now let Fleur tell you about her experience with this wine. La Bambina Rosato Menfi 2018 | Cantine Barbera | Menfi, Sicily Pause...clear your thoughts...allow yourself time. Some people achieve inner peace through transcendental meditation or perhaps the death of the ego. For me? I found true stillness and clarity sitting on my bed, watching cartoons, and drinking [...]

By | 2020-05-28T20:12:57+00:00 May 19th, 2020|

Love You Bunches

What do a wine bottle and a Mother's Day card have in common? They can be the same thing. Heidi tells you all about it… 2019 Sangiovese | Stolpman Vineyards | Santa Barbara County, CA Looking for a unique gift bottle for your recent grad or mama? Show them you "love them bunches" with this tart and youthful Sangiovese. (There's even room to leave a love note on the label.) Stolpman Vineyards captures its freshness using carbonic fermentation (think Beaujolais Nouveau). Throw it on ice before pouring — now you are ready to enjoy the prickly layers of sour [...]

By | 2020-05-07T21:45:55+00:00 May 7th, 2020|

Nobushi Japanese Whiskey

What are we drinking now?  Kevin has been experimenting with Nobushi Japanese Whiskey. We are publishing his discoveries here. Nobushi is a blend of whiskeys from the Miyagi and Nagano prefectures. This stuff is delicious: Lots of floral and citrus notes go extremely well with the hints of caramel and vanilla. I've had this straight, on the rocks, and in a few cocktails — try as a sub for Cognac in traditional cocktails like a Sidecar or Corpse Reviver, or make a badass highball and enjoy your life. You won't regret it. $49.99/bottle

By | 2020-05-07T21:40:57+00:00 May 1st, 2020|