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February Beer of the Month

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Dogfishhead Squall IPA American Double / Imperial IPA style beer from Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in United States. Stop by the shop for a 5% discount on this outrageously tasty beer. Drink it, enjoy it, and review it, by commenting on this blog post for a chance to win a $5.00 gift certificate to the […]

The Customer Review Forum

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Welcome to a new feature of our website: the customer review forum. We will be introducing a wine and beer of the month, beginning in February and invite you all to try your hand at reviewing them.  Check out this informational page from vinquire.com on how to construct an effective wine review. Stay tuned!

Special Marketing Event at the Wine Gallery

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Energize your marketing in 2010 For those of you who own small businesses or might be launching one this year, I thought you might be interested in this dynamic marketing event happening at the Wine Gallery on January 27th. Two nationally-known marketing experts (who are both Vermonters and Windham Wine customers!), Carey Earle of Green […]

Wines for the season – a new quarterly series

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– January 23, 2010 4:00 – 6:30 pm at The Wine Gallery Join us for a global tour of winter “comfort” wines from Europe, South America and the United States.  This will be a walk-around, guided tasting of 20 delightful wines. The event will feature sparkling, white and red wines with a heavy emphasis on “big reds”. […]

Sparkling Wines for the New Year

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Happy Holidays everyone! We’ve just added a series of posts describing the sparkling wines available at our shop. We’ve included many reviews by Burghound (Allen Meadows), The Wine Advocate (Robert Parker) and International Wine Cellar (Stephen Tanzer). We’ve organized our available bubbles by country beginning with France and, in particular, with Champagne (all the way […]

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 […]