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Corks vs Screw Caps

February 22, 2017

Over the past decade we spent a lot of time thinking about the benefits of screw cap versus cork closures. As a group we wondered about your feelings. Would you miss the traditional cork? How did you feel about this trend in the marketplace? After one year’s trial on a mobile bottling line, there were […]

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How Long Does Wine Last Once Opened?

January 24, 2017

Are you still in recovery mode from your New Year’s celebrations? We are. Still drinking wine, though in moderation.  Leaving half open bottles of Pinot hurts too much – but there are some secrets to extending its life. One of our most popular blogs from our past addresses this issue, so we thought we’d recycle […]

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Guest Blog from Sparkling Winemaker, Dave Hickey: Croissant. Mademoiselle. La Tour Eiffel.

May 14, 2015

In the world of winemaking there is a constant evolution of ideas of how to make a better wine. For the winemaker this means that he may have to set up various experiments that may take many months, or even years to give him the results that he is looking for. But every once in […]

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Valentine’s Day Ideas

January 30, 2015

Ready or not, Valentine’s Day is coming! We’ve got some ideas to make your gift giving (and celebrating) easy. From our cute cork ‘Love Bugs’ to our Valentine’s Sparkling 2-Pack we’ve got your sweetheart (and anyone else you want to spoil) covered. If you have any fun crafts ideas that you have done for Valentine’s […]

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Guest Blog from Owner, Nadia Zilkha: A New Twist

April 7, 2014

If you’re on our e-mail list you’ve probably noticed that we’ve just released our 2013 spring 2 pack: the Laetitia Pinot Gris and NADIA Grenache Rosé. We’re selling together at 15% off in the Tasting Room and on our web cart.Shop for 2 pack These refreshing spring/summer wines will drink well as an aperitif or […]

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How long does wine last once opened?

July 15, 2013

Many times we are asked how long a bottle of wine will last once it is opened.  Our first answer is always, “you shouldn’t have any wine leftover!”  But, if you have some friends or family who prefer red to white or dessert wines to rose, it can be hard to find one wine to […]

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How to store wine

December 10, 2012

Despite what you may have heard, storing wine is fairly simple and commonsensical.  Here is a quick list of tips, but above all, remember that consistency is most important-that and enjoying your wine! Dark places are best, with little or no exposure to heat or sunlight.  Heat exposed wines can leak and change in color.  […]

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Wine Lingo-Part III

March 26, 2012

This blog is intended to break down all of the “wine lingo” we hear spouted off in tasting rooms, at restaurants, wine bars, regular bars and at parties.  What does it all mean and why in the world is it so confusing?  Be in the dark no more, here’s what the winos are trying to […]

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Wine Lingo-Part I

January 19, 2012

This blog is intended to break down all of the “wine lingo” we hear spouted off in tasting rooms, at restaurants, wine bars, regular bars and at parties.  What does it all mean and why in the world is it so confusing?  Be in the dark no more, here’s what the winos are trying to […]

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