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Curbside Pick-up Available Fridays 11:00-3:00

| Windham Wines News

Our customers have sent a clear message– social distancing should not occur without wine! In response to those pleas and to enable you to get the wines we’ll be tasting together in our virtual tastings, we will be at the shop on Fridays, filling orders and arranging for your curbside pick-up.

We can get wine to you without physical contact.

Virtual Tastings – Join In From Home

| Tastings

We are launching our series of virtual tastings this Saturday, April 11th, with our friend, Matteo Cantoni, of Fattoria Fibbiano, followed by Camilla Chauvenet, of Massimago, pictured left, on April 18th. If you would like to participate, please email me (info@windhamwines.com) so that I can send you the meeting link. Here are the things you […]

Virtual Tastings – Stay Home and Taste With Us

| Windham Wines News

We hope that you are all well. We think of you daily, and miss our conversations with you. Over the past two and a half weeks that we have been closed, we have done lots of reading (I can strongly recommend Frederic Van de Water’s Reluctant Republic: Vermont, 1724-1791, an entertaining account of Vermont’s struggle […]

Windham Wines Update – New Hours, New Curbside Pickup

| Windham Wines News

Bearing in mind that Social Distancing – or even Social Isolation – is upon us, Windham Wines is focused on helping our clients maintain quality of life. We know that many of you will be immersed in family time, including cooking and dining. To that end, we’re introducing curbside pickup. We offer to collect cases/half-cases/bottles for you via phone or email orders that you can drive by to pick up as we deliver to your car in our parking lot.

Valentine’s Day Wines

| Featured Wine, New Arrivals

Cerra de Barca Atlas Vegas, Ancestral Extramadura, Spain $17– organic An organic Xarel-lo, Macabeu and Cabernet Sauvingnan blend with a beautiful, gold-rosé hue from Extremadura, a region bordering Portugal to its west. The four of us who tasted it found ourselves nodding at the importer’s description: “clean and expressive, it tastes like spring at the […]

Vermont Vermouth

| New Arrivals, Pick of the Week
Vermont Vermouth

We are so happy to offer a mostly local, new Vermont fermented product– Vermont Vermouth. The creation of Kobey Shwayder, a self-described “flavor specialist” (who also has a Ph.D. in linguistics from Penn), these Vermouths and one “apple wine” are seriously delicious. But, you don’t have to take our word for it– come by on […]

Winter News from Windham Wines

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Wines on Display

We had a wonderful celebration of the end of January with our organic-biodynamic-natural wines tasting on February 1st at New England House. The images above capture some of that fun. For those looking for a lively, beautiful sparkling to share with your valentine, we can recommend the Cerra la Barca, Vegas Altas, Petillant Natural, which […]

Wines for Winter – 20 Under $20

| Featured Wine, New Arrivals, Picks

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.

Dry January, February Tastings, and more

| Windham Wines News

We have conceded Dry January, offering no tastings to help you achieve success with your resolutions but, . . . February begins with a tasting that is good for you– organic, biodynamic and natural wines. We celebrate the end of January, kicking off the new year’s events with a walk-around tasting of 25+ wines under […]