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Tastings & Events

Friday, April 3
Mike Foulk Pours New Arrivals from Spain
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Thursday, April 9
Camille Riviere Pours Delicious Natural Wines
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Friday, April 10
David Williams from Satyr Picks pours Natural wines from Styria
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
There are exciting things happening in the south of Austria, and we are happy to be featuring a lineup from Werlitsch, Tscheppe, and Muster, all of whom are following a very natural, hands-off path that result in some really delicious, wild wines. These are amongst the most compelling, complex, and yet clean and balanced natural wines out there, this should be a great introduction to these little-known producers.
Thursday, April 16
Bruichladdich Scotch
5:00PM TO 8:00PM
Come in and taste the invigorating Scotches of Bruichladdich. Our friend Jim Carbone has visited the sea-swept island of Islay where these fantastic whiskies are born, and tonight he will be on hand to guide us through these delightful spirits including a gin that features many native Islay botanicals.
Friday, April 17
SPIRITS - Barrell Whiskey
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 18
Sophie Pours Swabia
4:00 PM TO 7:00
Sophie Barrett of Selection Massale will be here with the cream of the crop from Swabian stars And Knauss and Jochen Beurer, plus the wines of Holger Koch, a Swabian soul who happens to be in Baden.
Wednesday, April 22
Meet Your Winemaker: Kelley Fox Pours Her Outstanding Pinot Noirs!
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Friday, April 24
Artisanal Portuguese Wines
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
The lovely Naama Laufer of NLC Wines will be pouring a diverse and delicious selection of new arrivals from Portugal. 5-7pm!
Thursday, April 30
Meet Your Winemaker: Steve Edmunds Pours New Releases from Edmunds St. John
5:00 PM TO 6:30 PM
Friday, May 1
Stephen Bitterolf pours new arrivals from the Mosel
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Stephen from Vom Boden will be sharing the new vintage of Lauer Barrel X and some other exciting Mosel Rieslings.
Wednesday, May 6
Meet Your Winemaker: Jesse Skyles Pours Fausse Piste
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 7
Get Involved with PM Spirits: Welcome Leo Commercio!
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Saturday, May 9
Meet Your Winemaker: Please Welcome Jo Landron (Domaine de la Louvetrie)!
4:00 PM TO 7:00 PM
Thursday, May 14
Jimmy Carbone Pours Bruichladdich Scotch
5:00 PM TO 8:00 PM
Wednesday, May 27
Meet Your Winemaker: Michael Dashe Pours Dashe Cellars!
5:00 PM TO 7:00 PM

Marc Ollivier of Domaine de la Pépière with Alex Villani of Blue Moon Fish

The Return of Blue Moon Fish!

Alex Villani may be the most popular man in New York. His boat, the Blue Moon, operates out of the Mattituck Inlet in Eastern Long Island and since 1988 he has been truckng his fish into the city, first to the Tribeca Greenmarket and then to Grand Army Plaza and Union Square. Not only does he sell the freshest fish in New York, but his prices are reasonable and his gruff good humor is an attribute as well. (Favorite story: A suspicous first-time customer asked Alex "How do I know this fish is fresh?" Alex answered, deadpan, "Fresh? Hell these are last weeks fish, we just truck 'em back in" The assembled customers, knowing his fish to be impeccable, had a good laugh.) After a winter like this one, the return of Captain Alex after his season in the Florida Keys is a true sign of Spring and a cause for joyous celebration - or at least a special bottle of fish-friendly wine. Our staff, all Blue Moon customers, have offered some of their favorite wine pairings for Alex's fish and a few recipes as well. We hope you will try a few, and here's the Blue Moon schedule (hopefully Mattituck Inlet has thawed out!): Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn & Tribeca Greenmarket beginning Saturday, March 28th; Union Square Manhattan beginning Wednesday, April 22nd. Hours approximately 8am till 2pm. 

Fillets: Bluefish (April - Nov.) Blackfish (March - Dec.) Codfish (Nov. - April) Flounder (all year) Fluke (all year) Herring (Nov. - April) Mackerel (Boston: Nov - May, Spanish: July - Sept.) Mahi Mahi (June - Sept.) Mako shark (June - Nov.) Monkfish (Sept. - May) Scallops (all year) Scrod (all year) Shad (March - April) Shark (dogfish) (June - Oct.) Skate (all year) Squid (all year) Striped Bass (July 1 - Dec. 15) Swordfish (June - Nov.) Tilefish (July - Sept.) Triggerfish (July - Sept.) Tuna (June - Nov.) Weakfish (sea trout) (April - Nov.)Also: Clams, Conch, Lobster, Mussels, Oysters, Whole fish (wide selection) smoked and pickled fish, flounder roe.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pépière 2012 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Clisson (Arrives 3/30)

(Alex and Marc, pictured, had a great talk about fish species on their sides of the Atlantic. Serve this beautiful young Muscadet with the oysters, cod or flounder from Blue Moon) Beginning in 2005, Marc Ollivier has produced this cuvée from a small parcel of 50 to 110 year-old vines within the Pepiere vineyard. Originally called "Granite de Clisson" after the unique bedrock in the vineyard, Marc has changed the name to "Clisson" to agree with the new INAO Cru Communal classification. The granite is covered with gravel and clay with large stones, ensuring good drainage and deep penetration by the roots into the fissures in the bedrock, bringing the mineral elements indispensable to this wine. The 2012 Clisson, kept on the lees for 24 months, is a gorgeous wine that seems perfectly balanced at 13% alcohol, with very firm acidity, intense aromatics and terrific density on the palate. The wine is a bit closed due to the recent bottling (November 2014) compared with our tasting from vat last February, but still shows sharp floral aromas with white fruits, dried herbs, lemon and stone. Dense pear, apple, citrus, stone, mushroom and anise coat the palate with high viscosity and very firm acids with fabulous length of citrus, white fruits and saline minerals. Beautiful now in its youthful intensity, best at 10 to 20 years of age - bravo, again, to Marc and Rémi!

  • white
  • 116 in stock
  • $26.99

  • Organic

Louvetrie (Jo Landron) 2012 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Les Houx

Marc Ollivier's Domaine de la Pépière always sets the standard for great values in Muscadet, but let's give a nod to our friend Jo Landron as well! His Domaine Louvetrie "Les Houx" (formerly labeled "Hermine D'Or") is from a great parcel of shallow sandy clay soils, rich with silica, quartz and iron, over a bedrock of gneiss and clay. A great terroir for Muscadet that always gives a dense, complex wine which benefits from medium-term aging. The 2012 is a great example and a sensational value. Lovely pale bronze color. A bit closed when first opened, then showing aromas of ripe pear, apple, lemon oil, a field in the sun, a hint of spice. The palate is dense with white fruits, stone, hay and citrus with perfect bracing acidity. Rather full-bodied for a Muscadet, this will accompany crab, lobster and monkfish as well as chicken, pork, Asian foods and goat cheeses. Or hold for a few years and serve with full-flavored fish dishes. Bravo, Jo Landron!

  • white
  • 13 in stock
  • $14.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Suriol 2010 Penedès Cava Brut Nature

There is nothing more deliciously redolent of the sea than clams! I sautee shallots, thyme, garlic, and pancetta (or chorizo for spice) then add equal parts wheat beer and white wine and bring to a gentle boil. Add the clams, stir them about, then pull them out one-by-one as they open. Reduce the broth for a minute or two and pour it over the clams. Top with chopped fresh parsley or microgreens. This bone-dry, certified organic Cava with age from Suriol is a flavorful and similarly terroir-assertive match for this meal. Scents of golden apple, clover honey, orange blossom, and almond oil carry through to a rich, tangy, lightly oxidative palate of stone fruit, Asian pear, lemon zest, and marzipan, with a hint of ginger and yeasty brioche. Zero dosage and a nice bit of age make for a fresh and dry but terrifically substantial and sophisticated wine in the $15-20 price range. It is also amazing at brunch with Captain Alex's smoked bluefish, which I pull apart with my fingers and drizzle with a dressing of great olive oil, plain yogurt, lemon, and fresh chives or dill. Garnish with a sliced hard boiled egg. Ariana Rolich

  • white sparkling
  • 36 in stock
  • no discount
  • $17.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Castro y Mogan 2012 La Palma Tendal Albillo

An exotic and refreshing blend of Albillo Criollo and Listan Blanco, from 60-80 year old bush trained vines, farmed organically at over 1200 meters in the lofty northwestern part of La Palma island. Mouthwatering aromas of sea salt, white fruits, flowers, and fennel merge onto the palate of tangy peach and passionfruit, minty oregano, olive oil, almonds, and bitter white grapefruit zest on the minerally finish. A wine of great substance that cries out for the rustic, milky goats’ milk cheeses of La Palma… In their absence, a salad of ricotta salata, crunchy fennel, and fresh mint will do, alongside Captain Alex's phenomenal flounder fillets, simply seared or prepared "a la Meunière" with butter and lemon. Delicious! Ariana Rolich

  • white
  • 21 in stock
  • $18.99

Nanclares 2012 Dandelion Albariño

Ex-economist Alberto Nanclares makes Albarinos with lots of personality from 2.5 hectares of organically farmed vines (using biodynamic methods as well) in the Salnes subzone of Rias Baixas. His Dandelion cuvee is fermented with native yeasts and raised in stainless steel tanks. Aromas are exuberant and citrusy, flecked with honey and salt; the palate is medium weight, bursting with vibrant lime oil, crisp stone fruit, and hint of spicy sandalwood, with briny, smoky depth and a dense, gritty minerality that lends this wine to chasing some raw Blue Moon oysters. Dandelion has rich texture due to 14 months on the lees and an extra year of bottle age before release, so can easily pair with more flavorful preparations of whole fish or fillets - capers, garlic, savory fresh herbs, and a side of pasta with olive tapenade. Ariana Rolich

  • white
  • 2 in stock
  • $24.99

Matthiasson 2014 Napa Valley Rosé Wine

Every year, we celebrate the arrival of this rose from Steve and Jill Matthiasson! This year's blend is 44% Syrah, 31% Grenache, 21% Mourvedre, and 4% Counoise from Hurley Vineyard in Napa and Windmill Vineyard in the Dunnigan Hills (Yolo County). Fermented and raised in stainless steel with no malo, this shimmering, pale rose has tons of freshness and acidity with pretty aromas of peach blossoms and strawberry, and mouth-watering flavors of orange zest, nectarine, crisp watermelon, and a hint of brisk white pepper (with just 11.2% alcohol!). I drink rose all spring and summer with the delicious squid from Blue Moon, sauteed with olive oil, butter garlic, lemon zest, and a splash of wine (a great use for last night's rose). Toss in some fresh parsley and sea salt and serve with arugula. Ariana Rolich

  • rosé
  • 4 in stock
  • $24.99

Red Car 2014 Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir Rose

This Bybee Vineyard Rosé is made in the true vin gris style, where the Pinot Noir fruit is whole-cluster pressed off skins immediately at harvest. It’s from a single vineyard in the cool climate West Sonoma Coast that is certified organic and biodynamically farmed. Dry and aromatic, it’s a lovely pale rosé that bursts with wild strawberries, cherries and grapefruit. Great minerality makes this a perfect food wine. Try it with a crudo made from yellowtail or halibut. Christine Manula

  • rosé
  • 26 in stock
  • $19.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic

Grochau Cellars 2013 Willamette Valley Pinot Noir Commuter Cuvée

We are frequently asked, "Is it okay to drink red wine with fish?" Of course it is! Light bodied reds like Pinot Noir and Gamay, served with a brisk chill, are delightful with oil-rich fish and richer preparations.  Winemaker John Grochau is a Portland native who spent time at Erath as well as esteemed biodynamic producer Brick House before launching his own label with his wife Kerri. The Pinot Noir for his Commuter Cuvée is sourced from 8 different organic and sustainably farmed vineyards in Willamette Valley and aged in mostly used barrels (just 10% new French oak). It is light and lean with bright acidity, fragrant raspberry blossom and cassis aromas and fresh flavors of wild strawberry, red currant, and rhubarb. A juicy, refreshing, and versatile everyday Pinot Noir! Ariana Rolich

  • red
  • 15 in stock
  • $19.99

Falkenstein, Hofgut 2013 Saar Riesling Niedermenniger Herrenberg Spätlese Feinherb

Always the best-selling wine in the Falkenstein lineup, and the one with the widest appeal. This comes from the deep-rooted Herrenberg vineyard, mostly gray slate with a few patches of red and blue slate. The wine has just barely enough sugar to take the edge off the tangy structure, but enough to add quite a bit of charm. Still lean, precise, clean, and mineral, but with a gorgeous finesse and energy that is undeniable. A true star of the Saar. Jonathan Kemp

  • white
  • 18 in stock
  • $21.99

  • Low Sulfur

Muster, Sepp 2011 Steiermark Gelber Muskateller 'Vom Opok'

Intensely bright and fragrant. Moss, flowers, prominent apricot, and enough of a hoppy character that it almost smells like an IPA. Lean, driving, and lots of acidity, finishing with a squeaky clean mineral texture. A remarkable, unique, profoundly expressive wine from Austria's Steiermark, an area largely dominated by modern, manipulated wines. Maria and Sepp Muster, however, are part of a small number of growers committed to working without chemicals and doing virtually nothing to their wines. Like the wines of mentor Ewald Tscheppe of Weingut Werlitsch, everything spends about 2 years in large (400-3,000L), old Slovenian barrels on the lees and is bottled unfiltered with barely measurable levels of sulfites. Jonathan Kemp

  • white
  • 12 in stock
  • $32.99

  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Lauer, Peter 2013 Saar Ayler Kupp Riesling Fass 6 'Senior'

This year's 'Senior,' the cuvée based on the style preferred by Florian Lauer's grandfather, is in a magical place right now. When it arrived in September it was a little stern, but it has since blossomed into a wine that will thrill Riesling lovers of every style. With a sleek core of lemon, rock salt, and metal, it has pretty floral overtones and is left with a delicious amount of residual sugar, nothing extreme, but it is balanced perfectly with the higher acids of the vintage. This interplay between the generous, richer elements and the cleansing, bright structure provides an intoxicating tension and complexity to the wine. This is a fantastic bottle to have with sauteéd pork chops or fresh fish in richer sauces, especially those with mustard or brown butter. Stock up on this, it will not disappoint. Jonathan Kemp

  • white off-dry
  • 38 in stock
  • $28.99

  • Organic

Strohmeier NV Steiermark Schilcher Frizzante

Schilcher is a common specialty in Western Styria made from a high acid red grape called Blauer Wildenbacher. What is less common are the non-interventionist methods Franz Strohmeier uses to work the 3.5 hectares of 40 year old vines. Franz constantly seeks new ways to express terroir through natural wine making, such as allowing a portion of his grapes to grow wild with no pruning. The result is intensely flavored grapes that create sparkling wines with stunning depth and surprising finesse. This is a bold dry frizzante packed with fresh red berries, bracing acidity, and fine creamy bubbles. The local tradition is to pair sparkling rose with fried chicken, but you can also pair with salted, pan-fried oysters for a maritime twist on an Austrian favorite! Ingredients: 12 large fresh (live) oysters, shucked; 2 eggs, beaten; 1 cup bread crumbs; salt and pepper, to taste; 2 to 3 tablespoons vegetable oil; lemon wedges. Fry breaded oysters in a pan (cast-iron preferred) for 1-2 minutes on each side, or until golden brown. Amanda Bowman

  • rosé sparkling
  • 30 in stock
  • no discount
  • $29.99

Duplessis, Gérard 2013 Chablis

With 9 hectares of vines (certified organic as of 2013!) covering 5 various premier and grand cru sites, Lillian Duplessis quietly crafts the most pure and compelling Chablis I have had the pleasure of tasting. All of the vines are planted in kimmeridgian limestone with give the wines that classic, crunchy minerality for which the region is known. Native yeast fermentation followed by lengthy lees aging in stainless steel give the wines their richness before aging for 6-18 months - depending on the vintage - in neutral oak barrels. The result is stunning. It shows baked pear and pineapple with a touch of honeysuckle and lime zest on the nose and is deeply mineral and focused on the palate. Pair this with lobster and melted butter, grilled scallops, or oysters! Tim Gagnon

  • white
  • 26 in stock
  • $26.99

  • Organic

Bruna 2013 Riviera Ligure di Ponente Pigato Majé

Francesca Bruna and her husband Roberto make this deliciously light Pigato from young vines grown on blue clay soil, 260 meters above sea level in Liguria. “Majé” in the Ligurian dialect actually refers to the traditional stone-walled terraces dotted around these steep slopes. Starting out crisp and clean, it develops in the glass to be savory and aromatic showing stone fruit and herbs. Enjoy with fresh fish and shellfish, roasted vegetables, or anything with pesto. Christine Manula

  • white
  • 31 in stock
  • $17.99

  • Organic
  • Low Sulfur

Lombardo, Giordano 2013 Gavi di Gavi Vigna San Martino

This is a certified biodynamic estate in Gavi. 100% Cortese, hand harvested in small crates and kept on the lees for about four months before bottling. Expect pleasant hay-like aromas, and crisp minerality (thanks to the volcanic soil). This is a great wine to have with seafood and light meals, but also has enough weight to pair with richer more savory foods as well.

  • white
  • 63 in stock
  • $14.99

  • Biodynamic

Tripoz NV Crémant de Bourgogne Nature

One of our perennial favorites is back! This is the first of the 2012 disgorgement, and it is absolutely fantastic. 100% Chardonnay vinified in stainless steel with zero dosage and zero added sulphur. It opens up with pure, apple-y and mineral notes with a touch of honeysuckle. A wonderful stony minerality is the anchor on the palate with a bracing acidity, delicate creaminess, and ample fruit making this a wonderful aperitif or try with oysters or branzino crudo!Tim Gagnon

  • white sparkling
  • 22 in stock
  • no discount
  • $25.99

  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Boulard, Francis 2009 Champagne Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature

Francis Boulard along with his daughter Delphine make wines of beautiful character with an eye for detail. Farming biodynamically his share of vines which had once been part of the now-defunct Raymond Boulard estate, Francis Boulard makes Champagnes with cut and expressiveness. Fermentation is with native yeasts in barrel, all wines undergo malo and are bottled with low sulfur. 

 

The 2009 Blanc de Blancs Brut Nature is bright aromatically with pear skin, salt, wet stone, brioche on nose. On the palate are warm hints of golden apple, Bosc pear, and pungent acidity. There is ripeness without a sense of sweetness. There is great texture without sacrificing precision;  the bracing acidity and zero dosage are offset with enough richness between the ripe vintage and oak aging. The finish is long and builds. I like this a lot. A Champagne built for comfort with more than a bit of speed. This has enough structure to pair with roasted sea bass, but has the cut to complement skate with brown butter and capers.

John McIlwain

  • white sparkling
  • 46 in stock
  • no discount
  • $49.99

  • Organic
  • Biodynamic
  • Low Sulfur

Defino 2012 IGT Terre Siciliane Frappato

After falling in love with COS Frappato, it was great to add Ariana Occhipinti’s version to our shelves a few years ago — both are serious wines of great depth and are standard-bearers for the remarkable quality that can be achieved in Sicily. But it turns out that an easier, less expensive Frappato is also a very fine thing. Defino comes from organically farmed grapes (a friend who is one of Tuscany’s best winemakers consults on the winemaking), and for $12.99 you get a really lovely fresh red, light and juicy but with plenty of intensity on the palate. This is on the short list for the ultimate pizza wine, but really we mean that in reference to: “it’s Tuesday night, and we want a glass of something delicious that doesn’t break the bank”. Actually Frappato is a terrific food wine — a red-wine-with-fish wine, and very versatile. Try it with a simple grilled fish like sea bass. Jamie Wolff

  • red
  • 1 in stock
  • $12.99

  • Organic

Brégeon, Michel 2012 Muscadet Sèvre et Maine Sur Lie

The last few years have seen a transition in this great estate, from Michel Bregeon, one of the heros of Muscadet, to his capable colleague, Fred Lailler. The estate retains Michel's name and continues his work largely unchanged, but with a gradual shift to organic agriculture. Always a unique and powerful Muscadet due to the Gabbro terroir and clay topsoils and Michel's careful hand-harvesting and wild-yeast fermentations, the 2012 Muscadet Sevre et Maine Sur Lie is a great success for Fred Lailler. The aromas are complex with stone, citrus, licorice and almond. The palate has great depth and balance at 12% alcohol showing citrus confit, pear, stone and saline acids, with terrific length. Drinking beautifully now this should improve over the next few years. Of course serve with oysters, cod, flounder and fluke, but also with fuller flavored fish - monkfish, halibut, striped bass and roast chicken as well. Let's hope that other cuvees with longer sur-lie aging will be released by Fred Lailler from this excellent vintage.

  • Out of Stock
  • white
  • 0 in stock
  • $17.99

Buronfosse, Peggy and Jean-Pascal 2011 Côtes du Jura Savagnin L'Hopital

After taking over the vines of a retiring neighbor in 2000, Peggy and Jean-Pascal Buronfosse were quick to adopt the biodynamic and natural winemaking techniques of Jean-Francois Ganevat (who also happens to live right down the road). In this part of southern Jura, there is a lot of clay running through the soils along with some marl which lends a hand to their wines being intensely mineral, opulent, and very focused. They let this Savagnin ferment with native yeasts and age in neutral barrels for three years before release without any added sulfur. Ripe notes of apple, clove, mango flesh, and baked pear rise from the glass. Intense minerals and succulent fruit on the palate allude to a salty and lingering finish. Pair with grilled trout or crab legs this upcoming summer! Tim Gagnon

  • Out of Stock
  • white
  • 0 in stock
  • $29.99

  • Biodynamic
  • No Sulfur
Mar 27 2015
2012s from Martin Bart and Gilles Lafouge; Lovely Burgundies, Great Values!!
"Value" and "Burgundy" are words that don't frequently go together and yet these two estates consistently produce beautiful wines which we are able to offer at extremely reasonable prices. The 2012 vintage is particularly successful for both Bart and Lafouge with the wines
Mar 26 2015
Early 21st-Century German Greats
Below is a collection of wines from the heady, sepia-tinted days of the first decade of the 21st century, from some familiar favorites. A lot of them in terrific drinking shape now - we've been cherry-picking some of these ourselves since they arrived recently and enjoying them thoroughly. Jo
Mar 24 2015
Spring Cleaning Cellar Selections
Despite the head fake last week in the form of a snowstorm, Spring is finally here! The days are getting longer and despite the chill, they will get warmer. And while ramps haven't arrived at the Greenmarket just yet, we're getting in the spirit of things by helping a couple of friend
Mar 23 2015
New White Wines from Jura and Savoie: Stéphane Tissot, Fabrice Dodane, Céline and Steve Gormally, and more!
Eastern France continues to offer surprises, whether in the form of distinct and flavorful wines from classic producers, or the new generation of winemakers who have been purchasing vines and establishing themselves at the vanguard of natural winemaking in some of France’s most historic win
Mar 22 2015
Vin de Pays, Vin de France: Great Wines, Great Values!
Since we opened, Chambers Street has been happily featuring unknown French growers who make fabulous wines, many of them outside the normal AOC structures either by choice or by geography. Today's offer contains fourteen of our favorite Vin de Pays, Vin de France and otherwise unusual wines.
Mar 20 2015
Native Grapes of Italy
We all love Italian wine. Grapes like Nebbiolo, Sangiovese, Pinot Grigio and Vermentino are very familiar, but many of the lesser-known indigenous grapes of Italy will soon be sharing the spotlight. According to Ian D’Agata’s comprehensive Native Wine Grapes of Italy, the country
Mar 20 2015
Paris/New York "Six Hands Dinner" Thursday, March 26th at Racines!
We invite you to join us at Racines NY as Chef Renaud Marcille from Racines (8 Passage des Panoramas, Paris) and Chef Alexandre Navarro from Racines 2 (39 Rue de l'Arbre Sec, Paris) join together with Chef Frédéric Duca from Racines NY, bringing Paris to 94 Chambers Street for o
Mar 18 2015
Beautiful Wines from Tenerife (Canary Islands): Viñátigo, Ignios, Monje, and Tajinaste.
The Canary Islands started their ascent from the eastern Atlantic more than 20 million years ago, just 100 kilometers off the western coast of Africa near the southern border of Morocco. The gradual emergence of the volcanic island chain began with Fuerteventura and Lanzarote in the east and cont
Mar 18 2015
Louis/Dressner Selections One-Day Sale!
For those of you who attended yesterday's Louis/Dressner tasting at Racines NY, consult your notes and select from the wines listed below to save an additional 5% - that means 15% off on any 12 bottles puchased today until  midnight! If you couldn't make it to yesterday's event,
Mar 13 2015
All About Mags
Everyone loves magnums. They are inherently festive, commanding attention at any occasion. They are also the ultimate size for cellaring due to the larger volume of wine for oxygen to interact with (an interesting experiment for all wine collectors).  We are excited to share this curated sel