Two kosher wines from Israel – perfect for many occasions

Did you know we carry kosher wines? New to the shop, we have the Hermon Cab/Merlot blend and the Gilgal Chardonnay. We love them because they check all the boxes: 1) kosher; 2) great for pairing with some matzo ball soup from Marczyk Fine Foods, or any braised brisket dishes; 3) delicious! These wines are great whether you need specifically kosher wines or not. The Hermon Cab/Merlot blend, from Galilee, Israel, is a medium-to-full red blend for everyone. It has notes of dark and red fruits, earth, fresh herbs, and cocoa. $23.99/bottle The Gilgal Chardonnay, from the Golan Heights [...]

By | 2024-04-24T23:13:40+00:00 April 14th, 2024|

Raina is drinking this crisp, dry German Müller-Thurgau

Borell DiehlMüller-ThurgauGermany$18.99/bottleStep into spring with this German liter of Borell Diehl Müller-Thurgau. It is not sweet, I promise. It is crisp, dry and refreshing with notes of green apple, pear, lime, and minerals. This will make a perfect picnic wine, or a perfect wine for any gathering with family/friends.I paired this light organic wine with a smoked kielbasa from Marczyk Fine Foods on a brioche bun topped with Tillamook sharp cheddar cheese, spicy mustard, and a side of salty potato chips. This would also be fantastic with your favorite charcuterie board. Did I mention it was a liter???Friends & Family [...]

By | 2024-04-02T00:10:34+00:00 March 28th, 2024|

Barbara prescribes Chardonnay forthwith for back-to-school time.

Land of Saints | Chardonnay Santa Maria Valley, CA Friends & Family: $19.99/bottle (reg. $23.99/btl) Jeannot | Bourgogne Blanc Chardonnay France Friends & Family: $26.99/bottle (reg. $29.99/btl) As I was standing at the bar at a recent family reunion, a mother, standing next to me, kid clinging to her leg, ordered "an apple juice, and a double Chardonnay, please." Now, of course, that's not how we order wine. But in honor of back-to-school week, whether you're sending the little ones off to first grade, the big ones off to college, or are a teacher yourself, here are two Chardonnays [...]

By | 2023-08-28T19:02:46+00:00 August 28th, 2023|

Wines For Your Spring Holidays!

Hams & Lambs & Briskets... Oh My! We have all of your spring holiday wine needs. No matter the occasion, or even if you just feel like celebrating for no reason at all, we have three wines that will pair perfectly with three delicious Easter and Passover main courses. For your ham... Hand-picked and grown with love. Lelièvre "Gris de Toul" Rosè of Gamay and Pinot Noir Côte de Toul, France $14.99/btl This is the perfect ham wine. A gorgeous nose of bright, red cherries and pink roses then flushes the cheek with that first taste of honeysuckle and soft [...]

By | 2023-04-05T20:35:49+00:00 April 4th, 2023|

What Are We Drinking Now? Ovum Wine

Fleur is greeting Spring with these two beauties. You're Ready For This! What could be better than one bottle of Ovum wine? Two, of course. (Or 3, 6, or 12 — gotta take advantage of those sweet quantity deals.) From one of my most LOVED winemakers I bring you these two beauties that are perfect for embracing spring. We are so excited for you to take your first sips of two of the most stunning and layered wines you're sure to find. Meet your new favorite rosé! Ovum "PNK SALT" Rosé Blend - Dundee Hills, Oregon $24.99/btl Ocean breezes [...]

By | 2023-03-29T19:34:06+00:00 March 23rd, 2023|

What Are We Drinking Now? Castro Martin A20 Albariño

Sierra is having dreams of warm breezes with this Albariño.Castro Martin A20 AlbariñoWhile we endure these last few weeks of winter, I can't help but dream of the days of warm breezes and picnics in the park. When these waves of wishful thinking hit, I reach for a bottle that encapsulates the meaning of all things springtime. Lately, it has been the A2O Albariño from Castro Martin.This refreshing wine from Pontevedra, Spain, boasts aromas of juicy melon with hints of wildflowers. As you sip, you'll get notes of tangy yellow peach and rich nectarine that's rounded off by a honeyed [...]

By | 2023-03-17T20:44:39+00:00 March 17th, 2023|

What Are We Drinking Now? Jezebel

Abbie has a power due that doesn't overpower. Jezebel - White Blend & Pinot Noir Jezebel White Blend is a lovely blend of Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Pinot Gris. This is a crowd-pleasing, easy-drinking, crisp, light and refreshing white with just a touch of sweetness. I drank it with some salty and spicy chicken fried rice and it paired beautifully. Jezebel Pinot Noir is a high-quality and food-friendly red — a lovely Pinot out of Oregon that is light and earthy with leathery soft tannins and hints of dark cherries. I paired this wine with an Italian cauliflower crust pizza [...]

By | 2023-03-17T20:13:49+00:00 March 10th, 2023|

What Are We Drinking Now? Comte De Langeron Chardonnay

Fleur has THE Chardonnay for you!Comte De Langeron Grande Réserve ChardonnayBundle up with this snow bunny of a bottle that's sure to flush the cheek and warm the heart. Inviting aromas of rosewater and perfumed gardenias are punctuated by the most beautiful touches of freshly cracked black pepper. Fermented peaches, dandelion greens and bright dill all dance on the palate, begging you to take your next sip.Perfect pairings would be butternut and delicata squash hash topped with caramelized garlic whipped ricotta and a basted egg, French sausages atop cassolette, or simply a baguette from Marczyk Fine Foods smothered with Will [...]

By | 2023-03-01T19:26:37+00:00 February 24th, 2023|

What Are We Drinking Now? The Piedmont Wine Project

Devin has a cloudy, tart beauty from Italy The Piedmont Wine Project Vino Bianco Meet autumn stoically. Cloudy due to the presence of residual yeast, you'll experience grapefruit aromatics with notes of peach and lychee. The austere acidity, with whispers of newly yellowed grass and hints of Golden Delicious apple, is a fine complement to umami-rich foods, especially soy sauce and sesame oil. Cheerfully mourn the passing of summer and celebrate the harvest season with a fruit-topped sushi roll for a complete experience. Chill, shake, and serve. The Piedmont Wine Project Vino Bianco $12.99/btl

By | 2022-11-01T21:02:37+00:00 October 31st, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Fleur’s Pizza Party Wines

Fleur answers your Pizza/Wine questions with a two wine response! Fleur's Pizza Party Wines: Villa Sparina Gavi & Villa Sparina Barbera del Monferrato Well looky here! I have found the answer to every pizza/wine question you've ever pondered. These two beautiful farmhouse bottles are just the thing to turn any pizza night into a Fancy-Pants Pizza Party. The Gavi gives aromas of green unopened lilies spilling into flavors of baked apricots and citrus peel, with a long linger of tart lemongrass and subtle hints of rosemary. Then the Barbera pulls you in with black plums and purple violets, giving [...]

By | 2022-08-23T19:29:12+00:00 August 19th, 2022|

What Are We Drinking Now? Gaia Monograph Moschofilero & Agiorgitiko

Kerry has two Greek wines you should be sipping right now! Gaia Monograph Moschofilero & Agiorgitiko With the summer heat beating down upon us, the time is right for chillable reds and fresh, bright, acid-driven whites. We have two Greek wines that fit the bill. While the grape names may be hard to pronounce, the wines are oh-so-easy to drink. The Grape: Moschofilero Mosh-koh-FEE-leh-roh This intensely perfumed wine is vibrant, juicy, delicious, and is bursting with citrus and floral aromas. Dry, medium-bodied, and full of zippy acidity, it pairs well with seafood, Asian cuisine, and a wide array of [...]

By | 2022-08-01T20:03:35+00:00 July 29th, 2022|

What *Else* Are We Drinking Now? Broadbent Spritzy Cans

Kevin has some soothing summer spritzers! Broadbent Spritzy Cans - Portugal It is too hot already. Do yourselves the biggest favor and have a four pack or two of these lying around. We have both the Spritzy White and the Spritzy Rosé ready to go for whatever your weekend plans are. Broadbent Spritzy Cans - Portugal $18.99/4 pack

By | 2022-07-05T22:06:11+00:00 July 1st, 2022|