Franco Serra Gavi 2016

Franco Serra Gavi 2016 | Bottle Price: $16.99 | Case Price: $183.48 STORY Piedmont is best known for its powerhouse red wines (Barolo and Barbaresco) but it also produces the high-acid, mineral-driven Cortese grape from Gavi, located in the southeastern portion of Piedmont...

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Font-Mars Rosé 2016

Font-Mars Rosé 2016 | Bottle Price: $12.99 | Case Price: $140.29 STORY This rosé, made from 100% Syrah, is made from grapes sourced from vineyards situated on soils where fossilized dinosaur eggs have been found (hence the Velociraptors on the label). Grapes are...

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Tenuta Pergola Rosso ‘Il Goccetto’ 2015

Tenuta Pergola Rosso 'Il Goccetto' 2015 | Bottle Price: $12.99 | Case Price: $140.29   STORY This wine is a blend of 75% Brachetto and 25% Barbera. There is a certain degree of romance associated with Brachetto wines. One of the more romantic stories...

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Bernard Fouquet Vouvray ‘Cuvee de Silex’ 2016

Bernard Fouquet Vouvray ‘Cuvee de Silex’ 2016 | Bottle Price: $18.99 | Case Price: $205.09   STORY I have a love affair with Chenin Blanc. It’s a grape that is so versatile and so delicious in all of it’s forms. It can be fermented...

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Lapierre Raisins Gaulois 2015

Lapierre Raisins Gaulois 2015 | Bottle Price: $13.99 | Case Price: $151.09   STORY Marcel Lapierre, a member of what is affectionately known in the wine world as the ‘Gang of Four, was a pioneer in the ‘natural wine’ movement in Beaujolais - traditional...

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Thevenet & Fils Macon Pierreclos Rouge 2015

Thevenet & Fils Macon Pierreclos Rouge 2015 | Bottle Price: $17.99 | Case Price: $194.29   STORY Gamay is a grape that has been labeled as simple and low in quality since the 70’s and 80’s when Beaujolais Nouveau was all anyone knew, a...

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De Forville Barbera D’Alba 2015

De Forville Barbera D’Alba 2015 | Bottle Price: $16.99 | Case Price: $83.49   STORY Barbera may get a bad rap (or no rap at all) due to its inevitable comparison to the Nebbiolo grape found in Barbaresco and Barolo, but Barbera is a...

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Arcos Salice Salentino 2015

Arcos Salice Salentino 2015 | Bottle Price: $12.99 | Case Price: $140.29 STORY Italy is home to over 3,000 indigenous grape varietals. Many of them most people have never heard of. The Negroamaro and Malvasia Nera grapes in this blend, hail from Salice...

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Willow Crest Estate Cabernet Franc 2015

Willow Crest Estate Cabernet Franc 2015 | Bottle Price: $14.99 | Case Price: $161.89 STORY The Yakima Valley, where you will find Willow Crest Estate Winery, was Washington’s first federally recognized AVA. It’s home to some of the state’s oldest vineyards. In fact,...

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Alder Ridge Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

Alder Ridge Horse Heaven Hills Cabernet Sauvignon 2012 | Bottle Price: $19.99 | Case Price: $215.89 STORY The Alder Ridge is a perfect representation of how good Washington State Cabs can be. It hails from the revered Horse Heaven Hills AVA. This area...

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Domaine Grande Bellane Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015

Domaine Grande Bellane Cotes du Rhone Rouge 2015 | Bottle Price: $14.99 | Case Price: $161.89   Story: Our other selection, a Cotes du Rhone, is probably a wine more familiar to you, but did you know it also helped to shape the modern...

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Cantine Volpetti ‘Le Piantante’ Cesanese 2013

Cantine Volpetti ‘Le Piantante’ Cesanese 2013 | Bottle Price: $15.99 | Case Price: $172.69   Story: Both of our selections this month have ancient beginnings going back to pre-Roman times. Our first wine from Cantine Volpetti is made entirely from a grape called Cesanese...

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