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Wine Reviews: Summer Whites

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Summer Whites Broadbent, Portugal, Vinho Verde, NV Technically a non-vintage wine because they should be consumed within the current vintage so including the vintage is unnecessary. We prefer the Broadbent because Bartholomew Broadbent, importer, insists that the wine be shipped via refrigerated containers to preserve its freshness. A blend of indigenous white varietals picked before […]

Wine Reviews: Rosés

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Commanderie de Peyrassol, Cotes du Provence, Rosé, $17.99 Cinsault, Grenache, Syrah and Mourvedre  As always, our “go-to” summer rosé– light-bodied, dry, minerally, floral, a bit more fruit this year than last, strawberry, peach and nectarine.  As I write this, we are in New York, having spent much of the 80 degree day in Central Park […]

Spring Tasting Schedule

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Tasting Calendar   Please make a reservation to help us provide  a more satisfying tasting for you. Call us at (802) 246-6400 or email us at Saturday, May 8th, 4:00 New Zealand Wines, with David Humphrey, CSW, Farrell Distributing Whites and Reds from Marlborough Tasting fee, $15 plus tax Friday, May 14th, 6:00 Italian […]

As summer approaches

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The glorious weather continues; there is actually a hint of green in southern Vermont, and the roads are nearly done heaving, at least in Green River. In the wine shop, we are shifting into warm weather stock with the arrival of new vintage whites and rosés, though the latter are shipped primarily in April and […]

Spring is here

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March 24, 2010 Wasn’t that a glorious week we had? The snow melted, revealing the messiest spring lawn we’ve had to date, but wheelbarrow loads of sticks, pine cones and debris provided a great excuse to be outside. Crocuses are starting to poke through the gray-brown grass; daffodils and Forsythia won’t be far behind. Mud […]

Italian Wine Tasting

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Here is a shot taken by our professional photographer Winthrop Pennock of the Italian Wine tasting this past Saturday. Above: people from left to right are Iacopo di Teodori, Tim and Alison Coleman, Bruno de Conciliis, Carole and Geof Gaddis, Albert Neher, Marty Ramsburg, Craig Wells.

Tax Free Saturday

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It’s official; Vermont has declared another sales tax holiday on purchases below $2000. This Saturday, March 6th, buy a case of wine and save the usual 10% (or 5% on 6-11 bottles), plus an additional 6% since you won’t be charged tax.  If you want to save a little more, pay cash. Everyday you save […]

Wines to Consider

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Siduri, Pinot Noir, Keefer Ranch, Sonoma, 2007, $19.99 At this price, you just have to try this. One upside to these economic times is that the more enlightened California premium wine producers have realized that they must reduce prices if they are going to sell any wine. The release price of this wine was $35, […]

Tegernseerhof courtyard

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On Saturday, we’re tasting the T26 of Martin Mittlebach. This is the courtyard leading to his house and winery. Check out the event calendar for more details.

A Word on Sediment

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Here at Windham Wines we understand that the world of wine can often feel dauntingly complex. With so many regions, grapes, and viticultural styles its hard to keep track of whats going on in your glass. We are here to help! Have a question or concern about something you’ve purchased or tasted at Windham Wines? […]