Windham Wine News & Events

New Wines for Autumn

Whites Timorasso– Piedmont: Ezio Poggio, $24, (organic) my new favorite white at the shop 49 acres of Timorasso globally, all in Piedmont Juhfark– Hungary, Meinklang, $22 (biodynamic) 385 acres, all in Hungary Biancu Gentile– Corsica, $34 (organic) 15 acres globally, all on Corisca Jacquere– Savoie: Quenard, $16 2538 acres in France, 7 acres in Portugal […]


Terroir

Exploring varieties, promoting diversity

Terroir is about mud and stones, but it is also about the varietal nature of plants or animals that grow in or on this land, the microclimate of a hillside or plain, and the personality of those who do the tending. It represents the six sides of a honeycomb: geology, variety, geography, climate, social culture […]


Spring Wines

Windham Wines Newsletter: Wines for Spring 2018

As you can see from the images above, spring has finally sprung. Two weeks ago, with a day around 80 and another in the low 70s, the trees got the message and sent out little green buds which last week unfurled. We have reasserted the “green” in the Green Mountain state. And, . . . the hummers are back! Did anyone say rosé? We did. Speaking of weather and rosés, we have our final tasting of the fall-winter-spring 2017-2018 tasting season on June 2nd– rosés.


April 2018 Wine Club sample

Terroir Club April 2018 Celebrating Environmentally-Friendly wines from the Central Coast Tablas Creek, Patelin de Tablas, Rosé, Paso Robles, 2016, $17.99 (biodynamic) Bonny Doon, “Le Pousseur,” Syrah, Central Coast, 2013, $18.99 (organic) Broc Cellars, Carignan, Old Vine, Alexander Valley, 2014, $29.99 (organic)   We have a lot of regions and styles to cover in our […]


Spring Daffodils

Easter Wine Recommendations

Stop in to Windham Wines for all your Easter wine needs.  Need help choosing a wine to go with your Easter dinner?  Here are a few recommendations that our tasting team really liked. Avinyo, Petillant Vi D’Agulla, $14.99 practicing organic Lightly sparkling, light bodied and low alcohol (but dry), provide a perfect glass to begin […]


March 24th– the New Californians, with Drew Robinson, Vermont Wine Merchants

As Jon Bonne, former wine writer for the San Francisco Chronicle, observed, the California wine industry is changing. They are now lots of “young, innovative producers who are rewriting the rules of contemporary winemaking,” who are committed to producing wines that express the uniqueness of California’s terroirs. Drew has brought many of the wines from […]


Wine Clubs now available

Responding to customer requests, Windham Wines is now offering wine clubs for the wine curious. For $60 per installment, those who join would receive 2-3 bottles every other month starting in February. We provide notes giving you the stories of people and place as well as suggesting food pairings. We offer two clubs, one for […]