Celebrate being social again — now we can open sparkling wines because we can share a bottle with friends!
Cerro la Barca, Ancestral, Extramadura, 2018: $17, organic — We’ve recommended this before and we still find it consistently delicious. Made from a blend of red (Cabernet Sauvignon) and white (Xarel-lo, Macabeu) grapes, hand-harvested, fermented with wild yeasts, a single fermentation that finishes in the bottle (Methode Ancestrale aka Petillant Naturale
Here are a few more wine recommendations to get you through Vermont mud season. Check out our recent 25 for under $25 article for even more selections (see link below).
In honor of Black History Month, we’ve included two wines from black winemakers: the McBride Sisters’ Sauvignon Blanc and Andre Mack’s Mouton Noir (“Horseshoes and Handgrenades”). Enjoy!
Here are 25 wines under $25 to keep you warm and convivial in Winter 2021, starting with white wines.
Durigutti, Cara Sucia, “Legitimo, Blanco, Mendoza, 2019: $15, organic
Palomino, Pedro Ximenez, Ugniblanc, Chenin, Moscatel Amarillo, Sauvignonasse from an 80-year-old vineyard, organically farmed.
White Wine Recommendations L & C Poitout, Bourgogne Blanc, 2018: $20 100% Chardonnay from a vineyard in Tonnerre, a region of Burgundy to the east and just north of Chablis. Louis and Catherine Poitout farm a total of 18 hectares throughout Chablis and Tonnerre, all Chardonnay. Like Chablis, Tonnerre is characterized by the chalky-limestone soil […]
Thanksgiving is just around the corner — shop your holiday wines now with our hand-curated picks. White Wine Recommendations Moderately-Priced Under $15 Achados e Perdidos, Codega do Larinho, Douro: $14, organic A customer-favorite year round, using a grape often blended for a white port, Codega do Larinho. Citrus fruit gets softened by melon and stone […]
As the temperatures drop and fall officially arrives, here are some wine picks for early fall. Enjoy!
Fibbiano, Rosato Toscana, 2018 $17, down from $20 Fibbiano gives us an organic Sangiovese that is our favorite rosé in stock. It has so much more identity today than when it arrived a year ago, and now is $3 less. Vibrant, clean, beautiful fruit and mineral. La Staffa, Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore, […]
We love Eric Asimov’s idea of identifying 20 seasonal, affordable wines. We have followed his lead in creating a similar list filled with wines that we know are available in Vermont and that we know can be priced to stay under that $20 ceiling.
New native wines featured now at Windham Wines. Learn how native wines are important. Romeo del Castello, Allegracore Etna Rosso, 2016– organic $26.99 This is consistently our favorite Etna Rosso, a blend of Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccio from the northern slopes of Etna. The property is buccolic, beautiful, humbling and organically farmed. A 1981 […]