Windham Wine News & Events

December 9th–Sparkling Wines

For the past several years, some of you have requested a return of this tasting. We have so many lovely sparklings now that it is indeed high time for us to try them within that group so that we can really discern their individual uniqueness. Champagne, Cava, Montlouis, fully sparkling to methode ancestral, blanc and rosé– it is […]

Saturday, November 11th– Valtellinas, with Matteo Balgera, Balgera Winery

Matteo Balgera will be in the shop pouring his wines and sharing insights into the challenges of farming in the vineyards of Valtellina, an east-west running valley in the Alps south of Switzerland. Valtellina is a year-round mecca for outdoor enthusiasts for its skiing (winter and summer), rock-climbing, and hiking, among other activities. While ruggedly beautiful, […]

Mas des Chimères, “Oeillade,” Vin de Pays, Coteaux de Salagou, 2015– $15.99 (organic)

Our customers have discovered Cinsault. Two of the most popular red wines that leave the shop in consistent volume are this wine, the Mas de Chimeres, “Oeillade,” and the L’Argentier, Cinsault. We love them both. The Mas de Chimeres is another independent, family-owned small domain. The mas is worked full-time by just 4 people– the […]

Gruner Veltliner

One of the great things about owning a wine shop is that we have to try a lot of different wines. (I must say here that the greatest thing about owning a shop, hands down, remains our terrific, interesting and loyal customers. I am sorry if it sounds like pandering, but it is nonetheless true). […]

Saturday, March 18th– Italian Wines, from The Sorting Table

Garret Vandermolen, Sorting Table Wines, will return to Windham Wines to pour some of their Italian portfolio, including the wines of Vino Lauria, a Sicilian producer Garret “discovered” last year while at VinItaly. We’ll sample wines from other regions as well, from Friuli to Tuscany and Piedmont. A great tasting for those planning a trip […]

Saturday, March 4th– French Wines, from Weygandt-Metzler Importing

We have so enjoyed the French wines that we’ve ordered from the Weygandt-Metzler portfolio that we decided it was about time to get more stories about them. Chad Beverlin, National Sales Manager for W-M, is coming to Windham Wines to provide the color commentary of the producers and their domaines. Chad will take us on […]

Saturday, February 18th– Cheese and Wine Pairing

Everyone thinks that cheese and wine are a perfect match, but which wine with which cheese? Given the world of cheese and the world of wine, there is a dizzying number of potential combinations, only some of which work. Former Grafton Village Cheesemonger, Joe Green, Certified Specialist of Cheese (CSC), will lead us through a […]

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