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2012 Bodegas Coloma Evandria “Sinfonía de Tintos”; VDT de Extremadura, Spain

The wine making tradition of the Coloma family began at the end of the 19th century when Don Francisco Coloma started making  home-made wines for the locals of his native town, Villanueva de los Infantes Valladolid, loacted in northern Spain. Years later, one of his sons, José Félix, seeking  a warmer climate, decided to continue

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New South African Arrivals – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, October 18th., 2014 – 1 to 4pm

Join Anne Kaufmann, for this delicious and informative tasting of newly arrived South African selections! 2013 Buitenverwachting “Beyond” Sauvignon Blanc; Coastal Region, S. Africa - Flavors of tropical fruit, melon, ripe gooseberry and green pepper are supported by herbal notes and a mineral edge. 2013 DeMorgenzon DMZ Chardonnay; Western Cape, S. Africa – Ripe flavors of

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Anchor Steam: America’s Original Microbrew

Regular Price: $9.99/6pk Special Sale Price: $8.99/6pk Crafted from a recipe first brewed in 1896, Anchor Steam became an instant classic when it was revived in 1971. It is one of America’s most iconic beers, from one of the very first microbreweries in the country. Traditional California “steam beers” are unique among brews. Neither ale

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2013 Moulin d’Argent Chardonnay “Vieilles Vignes”; VDP du Val de Loire, France

This estate is situated just 7.5 miles away from Nantes, within a triangle of the Atlantic Ocean, the Loire River and the Lake of Grand Lieu. Created in 1864, the estate has been run by the Choblet family for five generations. Nowadays, two generations of the family are still sharing and providing their respective experience

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The Sip of the Just: A Dreamy White from Franken

  This week, Eb introduces an aromatically intense, terroir-driven white wine from the Franken region of Germany. The Horst Saur “Just” Weiss could be just the change of pace you’re looking for if you’ve been feeling stuck in an end of summer white wine rut. Packed with floral, melon, stone fruit, and mineral character, this

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2012 Charles Baur Edelzwicker; Alsace, France

Located in Eguisheim, in the heart of the Alsace wine region, the Baur family has been cultivating vines for several generations. The Domaine Charles Baur is composed of 16 hectares of vines located on the finest slopes of Eguisheim and its immediate vicinity and it is from these sites that this unique wine hails. Grapes:

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AWM Video: Château Mancèdre- A jewel in the middle of giants!

In a region where foreign investors rule, it is quite impressive to find a new, small, family-owned and operated winery. The Trocard family discovered that their grandparents small estate had six hectare in Pessac-Léognan!  Surrounded by some of the most famous names in Bordeaux, this little jewel in the middle of giants is not to

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New Spanish Selections – Free Saturday Tasting – Saturday, September 27th., 2014 – 1 to 4pm

Join Grapevine Distributing’s representative, Tom Leiner, for this delicious and informative tasting of new Spanish selections from their import portfolio! 2013 Marques de Irun Verdejo; Rueda, Spain - Fresh and bright with notes of  ripe citrus and subtle green herb notes. Delicious on a picnic or with fresh goat cheese.. 2013 CUNE Monopole Blanco; Rioja, Spain

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2013 Domaine Les Grands Bois “Cuvée Les Trois Soeurs” Rosé; Côtes du Rhône, France

Domaine Les Grands Bois is owned and run by husband-and-wife Marc Besnardeau and Mireille Farjon. Before meeting and marrying Mireille, Marc was a sommelier in the Montmartre neighborhood of Paris, and it is this past experience that seems to deeply influence his wines. In marrying her he not only moved, but also made the complete

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AWM Video: New Perspective from the Old World: Invigorating Chardonnay from Burgundy

Chardonnay is often, at least in the US, associated with flabby, uninteresting white wine that has no spark or snap. In this week’s video Eb dispels some of the myths surrounding this much maligned and misunderstood varietal, and highlights a prime example of Chardonnay from where it is most famously produced: Burgundy. The Maison Fougeray

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