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Prepare to be surprised! First up, three of the most eclectic and delicious rosés we’ve discovered this year including the first wine made by local Sommelier Patton Penhallegon and the debut of our first Sean Thackrey wine, add a biodynamic wine from Chinon — QED.

Next up is a flight of natural Chinon reds from the Loire Valley of France. All Cabernet Franc, and all perfect for the warm days of summer and fall.

Finally, a curated trio of reds from cult boutique Paso Robles wineries. A little bit of something for everyone… cue the music

Join us Thursday Sept 3 between 6 – 9 for a guided tour of Chinon wines, details here.

Eclectic Rosés 15 / 11.25 club

Roses 2015-08-28

Jourdan & Pichard Fine S Rosé Chinon 2014 France biodynamic $17
Penville Projects Rosé of Grenache 2014 Santa Barbara natural $22
Sean Thackrey Fifi Rosé of Sangiovese 2014 Sonoma natural $24

Reds of Chinon France 15 / 11.25 club

Chinon reds 2015-08-28

Jourdan & Pichard Decouverte 2011 biodynamic $17
Pithon-Paille Dessus Narçay 2012 $25
Domaine de L’R “SO2” 2012 natural & no SO2 added $25

Paso Cult Reds 21 / 15.75 club

Paso reds 2015-08-28

Herman Story On The Road 2012 Grenache $47
Slacker Poseur 2013 (by Linne Calodo) Tempranillo, Tannat, GSM natural $47
Onx Crux 2011 Paso Robles – Grenache, Syrah, Mourvèdre and Cabernet Sauvignon $40

 

Plus craft beer and 50 more wines by the glass

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

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The amazing whites from Two Shepherds, new world homages to the Rhone valley of France, and three delish wines from Napa…

Join us Sept 3 for a special tasting focusing on the elegant wines of Chinon in the Loire Valley of France.

Two Shepherds whites 17 / 11.75 club

Two Shepheards

Grenache Blanc 2013 Sarloos Vineyard, Santa Ynez
Grenache Gris 2013 Gibson Ranch, Mendocino
Trousseau Gris 2013 Fanucchi Vineyard, Russian River Valley

Rhône-y Reds 17 / 12.75 club

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Le P’Tit Paysan Le P’Tit Pape 2012
Barrel 27 Hand Over Fist 2011
Westerly Cote Blonde 2012

New from Napa 22 / 16.50 club

Napa 2015-08-14

Beaulieu Vineyard Tapestry Reserve 2012
Cuttings 2012
Rocca Grisby Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 Yountville

 

Plus craft beer and 50 more wines by the glass

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

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You will never taste am more diverse lineup of California Zinfandel – first up is a flight dedicated to the varietal including super small producer Bodkin (a past club selection.) AmByth sold out! Next up is one more chance (probably less than a week because the wine is so limited) to taste the unique and delicious Biodynamic wines of AmByth (click for the story.) Three of the best expressions of Syrah we have found this year. Finally, three delicious expressions of Sauvignon Blanc, including one of the best we have ever tasted from Italy.

Sauvignon Blanc 3 ways 15 / 11.25 club

whites 2015-07-31
Scarpetta Sauvignon 2013 Friuli, Italy (natural)
Davis Bynum Sauvignon Blanc 2013 RRV, Sonoma
Bridesmaid Proprietary White 2012 Napa

Zinfandel 3 ways 16 / 12 club

zins 2015-07-31
Bodkin Conte Family Vineyards Russian River Valley 2013
Seghesio Zinfandel 2013 Sonoma
Adelaida Zinfandel Estate 2012 Paso Robles

 

Top Syrahs 22 / 16.50 club

Saxon Brown Owl Box Parmelee-Hill Sonoma 2008
Stolpman Originals Ballard Canyon Santa Barbara 2012
Favia Quarzo Amador 2011

 

AmByth Biodynamic Reds Paso Robles 22 / 16.50 club

Adamo 2010 – Grenache Noir blend
Validus 2010 – 70% Tempranillo / 30% Sangiovese
CrossLynn Zinfandel 2011 – 75% Zinfandel / 25% Grenache

 

Plus craft beer and 50 more wines by the glass

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

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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 50 more wines by the glass

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 50 more wines by the glass

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)

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)