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Diversity in wine fascinates us! Taste (good) Chardonnay in three different styles. Three different red expressions of the South of France. Plus the delicious biodynamic wines of a single Tuscan estate (that just happens to be owned by Sting & Trudie Styler.)

We are thrilled with our new menu by Chef Bev – we are ready if you visit hungry!

Chardonnay 3 ways 15 / 11.25 club

Capucin Macon Solutre Pouilly-Fuisse 2013 / France
Walter Hansel Estate 2012 Russian River Valley
Ryan Patrick Reserve 2013 Washington (current club selection)

South of France Reds 3 ways 16 / 12 club

Eric Texier St-Julien St-Alban Jeuns 2012 Rhone (natural)
Vignerons Maury Tradition Sec 2013 Roussillon (organic and prior club selection)
Espiers Gigondas 2011 (prior club selection)

Super Tuscan Reds of Il Palagio (biodynamic) 18 / 13.50 club

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When We Dance 2013 Chianti
Message in a Bottle 2011
Sister Moon 2011 (scientists club selection)

 

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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Pouring the best, new, French rosés we’ve tasted, plus delicious red blends to elevate your weekend, and a trio of some of our new favorite Cali Cabs.

French Rose Flight 15 / 11.25 club

rose flight
Dyckerhoff Reuilly Petit Gris 2014 Loire Valley (organic)
Aline Côtes de Provence 2014 (organic)
Dupuy de Lôme Bandol 2014

Red Blends Flight 15 / 11.25 club

Red Blends flight

Chacewater Highlander Red 2012 Sierra Foothills (organic)
Ryan Patrick Rock Island 2012 Washington
Papa’s All Blacks 2012 Sonoma (by Bedrock)

North California Cabs Flight 24 / 18 club

Cali Cabs flight 2015-07

Muscardini Family Cassata Vineyard 2011 Sonoma (organic)
Brandlin Mount Veeder Estate 2012 Napa
Rodney Strong Brothers Ridge Vineyard 2012 Alexander Valley

 

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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Of Note: Join us July 8 for a very special winemaker tasting of AmByth estate with Phillip Hart. Their elegant Demeter certified Biodynamic wines will be a unique experience for your palate and your mind. (details here)

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Several of the staff were fortunate to taste this week the mind expanding Slovenian wines of Edi Simcic and we had to share our three favorites with you on a flight. Plus a flight of eye opening dry Portuguese reds including the 94 point Chryseia.  And a flight of some of our best new world Grenache for your palate pleasure…

Edi Simcic White Flight 18 / 13.5 club

Simcic flight
Tokata 2010 (Friulano) Slovenia
Rebula Riserva 2010 Slovenia
Sauvignon Reserva 2009 Slovenia

Portuguese Red Flight 18 / 13.5 club

Portuguese Red Flight
Dow Vale do Bomfin 2012 Douro, Portugal
Prats & Symington Post Scriptum de Chryseia 2012 Douro, Portugal
Prats & Symington Chryseia 2012 Douro, Portugal

Grenache Flight 17 / 12.75 club

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Adelaida Grenache Estate 2011 Paso Robles
Eric Kent Barrel Climber 2011 Russian River Valley
D66 by Orin Swift 2012 Cotes Catalanes, France

 

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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Of note, the beautiful wines of Jean-Claude Bessin from Chablis demonstrate how great Chardonnay can be when grown in the right place with over a century of refinement (don’t miss the Grand Cru!) In addition there is a trio of Pinot Noir from three distinct AVAs, and a flight of some of our favorite Cabernet Sauvignons also from 3 distinct places (including one from Spain that will surprise you…)

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Chablis Flight 21 / 15.75 club

Bessin la Fourchaume Premier Cru 2011
Bessin la Foret Premier Cru 2012
Bessin Valmur Grand Cru 2011

Pinot Noir Flight 15 / 11.25 club

Dancing Coyote 2013 Clarksburg
Luli 2013 Santa Lucia Highlands
Dutton Estate Karmen Isabella 2012 Russian River Valley

Cabernet Sauvignon Flight 24 / 18 club

Cultivar 2013 Napa
Kamen Estate 2011 Sonoma
Torres Mas La Plana 2010 Penedes, Spain

 

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

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Pouring a delicious flight of 3 new roses including an amazing organic Prosecco.  A flight of red wines that you should consider taking home as we negotiated great deals but have limited stock. Finally, an EPOCH flight assembled across two allocations — this flight will not last more than a week…

EPOCH sold out – now pouring 3 of our top Pinots:

Pinot Noir Flight 21 / 15.75 club

Anthill Sonoma Coast 2013 (organic)
Purple Hands Stoller Vyd Dundee Hills OR 2013
La Fenetre Rita’s Crown Vyd. Sta. Rita Hills 2010

Rose Flight 15 / 11.25 club

La Tordera Gabry Rose Prosecco Extra Dry Italy organic
Schloss Schonborn Pink Pinot Noir 2013 Rheingau, Germany
Chateau Vannieres Bandol Rose 2014 France

Red Flight 15 / 11.25 club

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Masi Tupungato Passo Doble 2012 Argentina – Malbec / Corvina
Chacewater Highlander 2012 Sierra Foothills – organic
Muscardini Cabernet Sauvignon Cassata Vyd 2011 Sonoma – organic

Epoch Red Flight 27 / 20.25 club

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Epoch Estate Red 2012 Paso Robles
Epoch Authenticity 2012 Paso Robles
Epoch Block B Syrah 2012 Paso Robles

 

Plus craft beer and 60 more wines by the glass (click for list)

Happy Hours: Noon – 6 pm Tues – Friday, Noon – 4 pm Sat & Sun, 4 – 6 pm Monday (click for menu)

Get the club price on everything (click)