Starting on October 1st we will be having our Fall Double Up for a Buck sale. Several of your old favorites will be on the sale as well as some new comers, including some lovely wines from France.
Monthly Archives: September 2015
- Posted: September 24, 2015Categories: Red Wine, White Wine, Wine and Food PairingsRead more »
- Posted: September 16, 2015Categories: Red Wine, White Wine, Wine and Food PairingsRead more »
Every day it is not unusual for customers to ask for California Cabernets and Chardonnays, often looking for Napa or Sonoma wines. However, it is less likely they will inquire about Washington state wines.
- Posted: September 08, 2015Categories: Red Wine, Wine and Food PairingsRead more »
It’s after Labor Day but the heat is intense and grilling out is starting to lose its appeal. Many of us are missing our red wines. Cheer up! Cooler weather is on the way (Not cold, but normal high 60’s –low 70’s) and football viewing is infiltrating many homes in our area. With football viewing comes snacks and pizza, and with snacks and pizza comes (no not beer- remember where I work) red wine.
I have just tasted the Elvio Tintero Rosso, one of the fine offerings from star importer Kermit Lynch. This bargain priced wine is from the Piedmont region in Italy and is an irresistible blend of 40% Nebbiolo, 40% Barbera, 10% Dolcetto and 10% Cabernet Franc.
Tintero sources his grapes from different parts of Piedmont and is currently not permitted to display a vintage on table wines of this type. Not a problem. You won’t care – trust me. This wine is very well balanced, has complexity, fine tannins and subtle acidity