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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Denis and Didier Berthollier Mondeuse 2014

Denis and Didier Berthollier Mondeuse 2014 | Bottle Price: $17.99 | Case Price: $194.28   Story: Brothers Denis and Didier Berthollier grow beautiful Alpine wines in the Chignin appellation of the Savoie region. The family has a long history of winemaking, dating back several...

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Lambert de Seyssel Petit Royal NV

Lambert de Seyssel Petit Royal NV | Bottle Price: $18.99 | Case Price: $205.09 Story: Bubbles for the holidays - it’s pretty much necessary - and I personally can’t get enough sparkling wine, holidays or otherwise. The Petit Royal is a blend of...

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Cantine Valpane Rosa Ruske 2015

Cantine Valpane Rosa Ruske 2015 | Bottle Price: $15.99 | Case Price: $172.68 Story: This month’s club we go from what is probably the most well-known grape in Piedmont (nebbiolo) and we veer into a complete unknown (ruchè). Ruchè wines are characterized by...

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Giamello Langhe Nebbiolo “Villa Gentiana” 2014

Giamello Langhe Nebbiolo "Villa Gentiana" 2014 | Bottle Price: $18.99 | Case Price: $205.09 Story: Nebbiolo is an alluring grape varietal. It teeters on the tightrope between delicate and intense, feminine and powerful, complex and accessible. It manages to be all of those...

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