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United States Sparkling

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California Domaine Carneros, Brut Rosé $35.99 58% PN, 42% CH Domaine Carneros is Taittinger’s California arm, so this is sparkling made in the méthode champenoise using the traditional pinot/chardonnay blend as well. When we want rosé Champagne but can’t afford it, this is our happy compromise. Wild strawberry, white peach and a little dried leaf […]

Sparkling Wine from around the World

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France Frederic Mallo, Cremant d’Alsace, “Special Delivery” $21.99 – organic We have enjoyed this wine with friends so many times that it has come to represent that to us—friendship, and since that is something for which we are thankful during this holiday of appreciation, we include it as a great way to start your time […]

Champagne: Non-vintage, Brut

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René Geoffroy, “Cuvée Volupte”, $79.99 20% PN, 80% CH plenty of verve, and great aging potential. 2002, disgorged June, 2006 Bollinger, Special Cuvée, $64.99 60% PN, 15% PM, 25% CH Review from the Wine Advocate: “The Brut NV Special Cuvée opens with elegant, well-delineated aromas of honey, brioche, roasted nuts, orage zest, flowers an peaches, […]

Champagne: Blanc de blancs

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Bonnaire, Grand Cru: 100% Chardonnay from Cramant $49.99 Guy Larmandier, Cramant, Grand Cru: 100% Chardonnay, ML $50.99 Review from the Wine Advocate: The NV Brut Blanc de Blancs Grand Cru Cramant offers up an array of exotic aromas and flavors in a full-bodied, intense style. Notes of mint, ash, flowers, licorice, graphite and apricots emerge […]

Champagne: Rosé

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Sparkling Rosé Bruno Paillard, Premiere Cuvée:  $77.99 85% PN, 15% CH Premier Cru ML- Estate vineyards farmed organically and sustainably. Review from the Wine Advocate: The NV Brut Rosé Premiere Cuvée is a soft, accessible offering with expressive aromatics and a layered expression of fruit. With time in the glass, the wine’s inner perfume emerges […]

January Tastings

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Saturday, January 9th, 4:00-6:00 California Blends We have some lush, rich, velvety, huge reds to share with you. From the Central Coast’s iconoclastic Four Vines to Napa and now Mendocino icon, Duckhorn, this is a lineup to “wow” the “big” red wine drinkers. $20 tasting fee. Saturday, January 23rd, 4:00-6:30 20 Wines for $30– a […]

Champagne: Vintage

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Vintage Champagnes from France Moet and Chandon, Dom Perignon, 2000  $165.99 49% Pinot Noir (PN), 51% Chardonnay (CH) Review from the Wine Advocate: “The 2000 Dom Perignon is a gorgeous, seductive wine that floats on the palate with remarkable grace. Toasty aromas meld into freshly cut flowers, apricots and pears, with sweet notes of mint […]

Holiday gift ideas from Windham Wines

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Windham Wines has several wine gift ideas for the wine lover on your list. In addition to gift certificates, this year we have put together several gift basket options.  Among the choices are baskets for red wine lovers, white wine lovers, wine novices, wine collectors, and Vermont wines. Each basket includes two bottles of wine […]

Important News about the Wine Gallery

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As of October, 2009 the Wine Gallery will no longer be open for regular business hours.  We have decided to focus exclusively on private parties, special events, and tastings. Stay tuned for more information and check out the event calendar for our upcoming schedule. To learn more about reserving the Wine Gallery for your next event call […]

Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber Return!

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Wednesday, December 9th We had such a good response to Deirdre and Caleb’s reading and tasting event around their books In Late Winter, We Ate Pears and Libation: A Bitter Alchemy, that they offered to come again to accommodate the long list of those who wanted to attend.We haven’t fleshed out all the details, but […]