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The king of red grapes in the Loire Valley is unquestionably Cabernet Franc. It’s produced in many of the villages throughout the Loire, however, the best known is probably Chinon. The vineyards in Chinon are in a sub-region of the Touraine and are somewhat of an oddity for the Loire in that almost all of the…Read More
Only a two-hour drive from Paris, France’s châteaux-studded Loire Valley is a spectacular place to visit, and most importantly, to taste! The incredible variety of wines produced stretches from the Atlantic coastal areas all the way west to the villages of Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé in the center of the country. The Loire’s cool climate produces wines with beautiful…Read More
Warm breezy days and cool nights…We always look forward to this time of year. We’re inspired to get back into the kitchen and it’s the perfect window of weather to equally enjoy White, Rosé, and Red wines with our culinary creations! The warm days scream for a refreshing glass of White or Rosé with lunch and in the…Read More
This is an absolute show stopper of a Garnacha and may be the best bang for the buck/quality in Spain I’ve ever encountered!. As far as I”m concerned, there is no better Garnacha out there for the money. Co-Op wines are often ignored by the wine press and looked down upon by collectors in favor…Read More
Three more new arrivals for this week’s weekend tasting schedule. Once again the focus is on warm days and cool nights. Remember, just mention that you’re an Email subscriber at the register and we’ll plug in the best price. If you can’t make it in for the tasting, no worries. Just give us…Read More
Three perfect picks to enjoy during hot days and cooler nights of late summer. It’s edging into that time of year in Asheville when we get to enjoy a little preview of great fall weather to come. While the hot daytime temperatures still linger, the cooler nights are starting to move in. The three wines…Read More
Stop in today, Saturday, August 19th., 2-5pm for our Free Saturday Tasting. Today, we’re featuring more best buys from Europe that are perfectly suited for the later days of Summer. Each of these will complement your pool parties, picnics, or just your front or back porch. They’re great examples of our often repeated notion that…Read More
Stop in tonight, Friday August 18th., 4-7pm for another Free on Friday Pop-Up Tasting. Our friend and long time supplier Anne Kaufman will be joining us tonight to guide us through a nice lineup of wines from the Classic Wines of Spain portfolio. Stop in and say hi to Anne and enjoy the tasting lineup.…Read More
Not all Cava is created equal… especially in the bargain price range. Good Cava can be a great stand-in for Champagne when the occasion or the budget doesn’t make sense, however, we are too often disappointed by the lack of quality and finesse the lower end Cavas exhibit. Here’s a tip: look for the words Méthode Traditionnelle on the…Read More
Join us today to welcome our good friend and former AWM staff member Kate Stamps to the the tasting bar for a Friday Night Pop-Up tasting! Kate (and another former AWM staff member Ryan Brazel) is the owner and driving force behind Asheville’s own “Rise over Run Imports”. Kate will be importing and distributing top…Read More
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We're a full service Wine Shop. If we don't have it, we'll find it and get it for you if it's available to us. Yes, we are a wine shop, but more importantly, we are wine curators. We travel to Europe regularly to find wines to bring into Western North Carolina. We preview and profile all of our shop's selections to ensure that you, our customer receive the best value and the best quality.