An orange wine? In a liter? The gods have heard your pleas and we’re happy to deliver. This user friendly bottle is fuller bodied than most due to the Grechetto grapes, but has bright aromatics due to the Malvasia and Trebbiano. Drink this with a selection of meats and cheeses from our market.
Gregoletto, founded in 1600 (yup), has been crafting delicious, rustic Prosecco for a long time. Bottled using the traditional sui lieviti method, a secondary fermentation occurs in the bottle, producing the classic, crisp Prosecco bubbles. This classically tasty Prosecco is a worthy pizza night companion.
Barbera is one of our favorite grapes: juicy, punchy, red-fruited, and earthy. Here, Gozzelino makes a textbook expression of this beloved Piemontese grape. With light tannins and notes of bright and fresh strawberries, you can keep it flowing all night.
This bold Nebbiolo from Gozzelino is an incredible value - classic Piemontese Nebbiolo aromatics including dry rose petals, balsamic, and tart dark cherries make up the nose, whereas the structural elements take over on the palate, knocking us out with silky tannin and mouthwatering acidity.
Matthiasson Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Village No. 2 2018
This everyday Cab Sauv was made with you in mind - the perfect Tuesday night bottle of Cab, not too heavy and not too light. Matthiason maintains freshness by harvesting early, preserving both the natural acidity and the integrity of the fruit. This makes it perfectly versatile on the dinner table.
Part of The Good Wine Project, this Sauvignon Blanc is a prime example of bang-for-your-buck value. Sourced from responsible growers in the Loire Valley this wine is perfect for everyday drinking. It is light, crisp, juicy, beautifully aromatic and totally delicious.
Pierre Dideron is at the helm of this certified organic estate that his father started back in the 1960s. A blend of Syrah and Grenache, the Syrah leads on this cuvée with a dark, chewiness. Pairs perfectly with fatty-delicious or the ooey-gooey sorts of foods.
Domaine Estelle Sauvion has been making some of the best Muscadet for years now. Since becoming certified organic in 1996 and using a unique approach of aging the wine in large ‘foudres’ (oak barrels) they are making Muscadet that really delivers a unique experience. Pair with oysters.
You’re hosting a party and you want a white wine that will please the crowd and not hurt the wallet. But, you also don’t want some jug-wine plonk from the aisle. Eric Chevalier has you covered. The fourth generation to farm these vineyards in the Atlantic-influenced region of Muscadet in Frances Loire Valley. This bottle is the perfect example of Eric’s ability to create wines of great character and finesse without any bells and whistles just high-quality wine for a little bit of coin.
Pérez believes a minimalist approach with the grapes will create a truer form of wine. The result with Ultreia ‘St. Jacques’ is a bright & fruity wine, with distinct notes of earth, spice, and floral elements, lending credence to the claim that Mencía is Spain’s answer to Pinot Noir.
Moretto Lambrusco Grasparossa di Castelvetro Secco NV
Fattoria Moretto’s Lambrusco is a party in a bottle. A fresh, bubbly red with notes of dark berries and herbs, there is no more joyful and refreshing vino rosso out there. Pair it up with just about anything for a sure win. And yes–it’s dry.
Many things have been made of Lambrusco over the years, but one thing’s for sure–a well made version is virtually unbeatable on the table. Porchetta? Burgers? Pizza? Bring ‘em on. Saliceto is committed to producing thirst-quenching expressions of Lambrusco using only natural methods. Chill down and glou away.
Domaine de Melandes grows Chardonnay on just 29 hectares of land in Chablis. Family-run and certified organic, this winery was one of our favorite discoveries this year. This Chablis is racy, mineral-driven, nuanced, and complex. An absolutely delicious textbook expression of Chardonnay from this region.
Our friends over at Sommariva have a real knack for pumping out quality Italian bubbles at a serious discount. Made from primarily Rabaso, a native Italian varietal rich in acidity, this bubbly exhibits ripe fruit notes alongside chalk minerality, all in perfect balance. Pairing this one with a triple cream cheese is a no-brainer.
Inspired by the Miles Davis album, Silent Way, winemaker Matt Harrop tries to channel that same ingenuity, inventiveness, and precision in his winemaking. They believe hard work, love, and friendship are the keys to nurturing the vineyards and creating delicious wines.
Giulia Negri is producing everything we want in a great Nebbiolo at her high-elevation vineyards in Barolo. Her Langhe Nebbiolo is perfumed & precise, bursting with lively fruit & freshness. Giulia is more than a rising star, she’s affirmed talent among Piedmontese vignerons.
Named after a vineyard area in the southern part of Castilla-la-Mancha, this blend of Garnacha Tintorera and rare Moravia Agria vibrates with energy. It is a tapestry of floral, spice and mineral aromatics. In the glass it manages to be both airy and high toned, and a well of dark, emotional depth.Though many Spanish reds are known for their heft and concentration, Albahra retains a degree of drinkability hinged upon its uber silky tannins, the likes of which will rival your favorite Cru Beaujolais. This glorious Tinto is best drunk cool.
Poderi Cellario represents the best of old and new Piedmont. They are firm classicists when it comes to respecting local winemaking traditions, yet manage to imbue their bottlings with a sense of modernity and playfulness. This is glou-glou with structure and depth, meant to be enjoyed with pizza.
Overlooking Lake Trasimeno, on the northern cusp of Umbria, lies the Cantarelli family farm of Montemelino. Margret & her husband Guido have worked the land & made the wine there for over 50 years. Their ‘Grappolo Rosso’ is well structured with soft tannins & shows gorgeous ripe red fruit.
Looking for refreshment? The Gruner ‘Leader’ is for you. Loaded with minerality, fresh herbal notes and snappy fresh cucumber. Winemaker Barbara Ohlzelt makes wines that showcase their true regional character. The production is tiny and the wine is easy (too easy?) to drink on a steamy summer day.
Pedro Rodríguez is at the forefront of the Ribeira Sacra revival & for good reason. ‘Camiño Real’ or ‘Royal Path’ was once traversed by kings en route from Doade to Castro Candelas. This wine mirrors the aristocratic accouterment of a traveling king: velvet, exotic spices & luscious dark fruit.
If you haven’t tried Lambrusco yet, this ridiculously versatile, sparkling Lombardian red wine is going to elevate your wine drinking repertoire. Fermented bone-dry it has gorgeous fruit character & a lively acidity that highlights savory, herbal notes. This wine is best enjoyed with pizza or burger night.
Seriously dedicated to organic farming, the team at La Spinee is working toward restoring the terroir of the Veneto. Piave may be better known for a cheese by the same name, but this Cabernet Sauvignon could be the new headliner. It’s big, bold, and deserves to be paired with grilled meats.
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Our conserva selection is inspired by the tiny tapas bars we fell in love with while in Barcelona, San Sebastian, and Madrid.