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Ted's Blog 
Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

June 21, 2017
"One of the best wines of my entire 2 weeks in Spain??"
Here's a GREAT GIFT!
"During my trip to Spain in April, our first stop was  ....more....
 
2009 Muga, Prado, Enea Gran Riserva, 3 bottles & Decanter Gift ....more....


 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 17, 2017
"..... I was so excited to get this variety in the store....."
Ahhhhh Bonarda also known as Charbona, Douce Noir, and Corbeau. It's usually 
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"..... Gorgeous Rose French Spritzer....."
"It is warm here and if you have a hankering for something light but refreshing,  ....more....
 
Read this Review.... It sold us!!
"As the name suggest this wine may be unparallel when it comes to Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc. While most of these  ....more....
 
91 point Classic Napa Chardonnay
“Lemon curd and pear aromas follow through to full body, slightly oily texture  ....more....
 
Read this Review.... It sold us!!
“Rich, ripe and oaky, this full-bodied wine has loads of sweet blackberry and black cherry ­flavors, with generous  ....more....
 
"..... downright delicious....."
..... 92 points too!!
“Argentine malbec is unlike any other malbec, and the 2014 Gascon Reserva  ....more....
 
Ted's Blog 
Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

June 12, 2017
Highly Rated Gems - Extremely Limited!!!
Here are 6 Wines you can't live without for your wine collections. All of these could be on the Wine Spectator Top 100 Issue in November.


Great wine doesn't have to cost a lot!
Ted Clark, Pop's Wines & Spirits, June, 2017

99 Point Viognier white wine Gem from the Northern Rhone Valley in France!
99 Points and under $100!!! (by the case of 6 - Really....more....
 
98 Point 2014 Dominus Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend from the master, Christian Mouiex (Petrus).
98 points James ....more....

 
98 Point First Growth!!
2014 Chateau Lafite Rothschild, Pauillac - When only the Very Best will do. Great Father's Day Gift!  ....more....
 
97 Points - Great press for the greatest luxury Sauvignon Blanc made in California.
"Made from a slightly different close, Sauvignon ....more....
 
95 Points - Laurel Glen Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Sonoma Valley
"Here's a super deal on a highly rated California ....more....
 
95 Point Sauternes HALF BOTTLE (375ML) Delicious, mesmerizing dessert wine alert!!
2010 Chateau ....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 10, 2017
Spectacular Rose
With all the Rose out there, it is getting harder to find ones that stand out. However the Casual Rose from Tandem is
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Austrian Gem
Ok Let me start off by saying that I love this grape variety. It's an Austrian gem of a wine. If you like Pinot Noirs, you
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Outstanding Effort
A blend of 50% Corvina, 25% Corvinone, 20% Merlot, 5% Cabernet Sauvignon, the grapes are carefully harvested
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92 Point Gavi di Gavi
“A dense and layered white with dried pineapple and peach character. Medium to full body. Bright and layered  ....more....
 
93 Point Malbec
“Loads of subtle blackberry, dried fruit, spice and flower petal aromas follow through to a full body with integrated   ....more....
 
93 Points and a Cellar Selection
“Under the ownership of Jacky Lorenzetti, president of one of France's top rugby
 ....more....
 
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June 5, 2017
Ted's Blog - Rose season is here!
Pop's has over 80 Rose's in stock all year round. Being close to the beach, locals getting a whiff of warmth (or sitting next to a heat lamp) drink Rose all year round.

Here's my 6 favorite 2016 Rose's to relax with this Summer!


Oregon Rose in a Can!"Yes, Cans are back... Big time. What better way to drink Rose on the Beach than to grab a bunch of 2016 Underwood Rose ....more....
 
$10+ for REAL Provence Rose!!!"Here's my VALUE Pick of the year, the 2016 Perle Cotes de Provence Rose is simply stunning for the price. ....more....
 

Oh, La, La!!
"Come on, you can't resist saying it! And you won't be able to resist drinking this fantastic 2016 French Rose. ....more....
 

Southern French Lafage!
"Domaine Lafage makes some of the best wines in France’s Roussillon region and their 2016 Rose is unbelievable! ....more....
 

Italian Rose!
"The 2016 Malabaila Piedmont Rose is my favorite Italian Rose in 2016. What I love about this Rose - It has an intense ....more....
 

The BEST Domestic Rose of 2016 is definitely Red Car!
"The 2016 Red Car Rose of Pinot Noir is a rarity in California: Single vineyard ....more....
 
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May 30, 2017

There is no better vintage of Red Bordeaux to buy right now!

I was in Bordeaux in early April to taste through Barrel samples of the 2016's (Another Great Vintage: 2014, 2015, 2016 All Excellent) at the Chateau's of First Growths, Super Seconds and several favorites.

2014 (Here now) is the best vintage since 2010 and the prices are much lower than the 2015's (Arriving Spring 2018) and 2016's (Arriving Spring 2019).

Here are 6 standouts at all price levels.


Value doesn't get much better than a Durantou made wine... This guy spends more time with the vines than with humans... meaning he is ....more....
 
Next door, Ronan Labourde is crafting small quantities of world class Pomerol - Chateau Clinet. Ronan is always fun to visit. A big red carpet from the  ....more....
 

Margaux did very well in 2014. Here's a gem:
96 points - James Suckling
"Dark currants and berries with walnuts on the nose.  ....more....
 

Speaking of Favorites... I love Pichon Baron in Pauillac. Finally, they have an outstanding Red Bordeaux for All of us to enjoy under $40!!! Same  ....more....
 

In the early 1800's Chateau Haut Bailly was selling for more than Chateau Lafite Rothschild. A true story.
There is nothing like  ....more....
 

The highlight of my most recent visit to Bordeaux... a dinner AT Chateau Cheval Blanc. WOW! In case you are unaware, they are owned by LVMH  ....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 29, 2017
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
 
Ted's Blog 
Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

May 24, 2017

Back from a trip to Spain, it is abundantly clear: Spain's BEST Wine Values are being discovered by Jorge Ordonez.
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"One of the great joys in wine is discovering a drinkable everyday wine that satisfies beyond expectation.
 
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"Possibly the single greatest dry red wine value in the world, this is an unbelievable wine”.
Robert Parkerīs Wine Advocate. Issue #203. ....more....
 
"Muga Rose is the best selling Spanish Rose in the store!
A complex blend of 60% Garnacha, 30% Viura and 10% Tempranillo, it has 
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If this was California, this would be $50+
Outstanding dark red, opaque, dense color that emanates dark black fruits, a full 
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"Muga has been setting the standards for World Class Rioja for over 50 years!
The 2012 is a great vintage starting to drink 
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"Vatan Tinta de Toro is made with the Tinta de Toro grape, an ancient clone of Tempranillo that is native to D.O. Toro. It is because of this noble . ....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 14, 2017
Collector's Corner

"..... delicious, understated complexity....."
..... 95 points too!!

"Gorgeous aromas of sweet tobacco, iodine 
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 12, 2017
A Real Malbec
“An attractive red with notes of dried berries and light chocolate. Spicy, too. Full-bodied, juicy and rich with a long and flavorful finish. ....more....
 
A Super Value & 91 Points
“This shows ripe red and black fruit such as cherries, plums and currants with violet and earth undertones. Medium body, soft .....more....
 
Vibrant Quaffer that Over Delivers!
"Every time this year as the weather begins to change, I start looking for summer patio wines. The Isle Saint Pierre, Blanc is the perfect .....more....
 
A Platinum Award winner at the 2017 San Diego Challenge International Wine & Spirits Competition.
“This is a very tasteful .....more....
 
Editor’s Choice!
"Beautifully integrated oak and a firm structure combine in this rather tight but superbly balanced wine. It smells like black cherries  .....more....
 
Smart Buys!
“Bold, with dense notes of dark chocolate-covered coffee bean, plum paste, wild blackberry, cigar box and date bread. Expressive and.....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 5, 2017
Seductively Sensual White!
Popolo Bianco is made using 100% Cortese the grape of Gavi fame. Since this wine comes from outside the Gavi commune it is ......more....
 
Consistently Outstanding!
“Kenwood is more or less a cabernet sauvignon house, though it excels throughout the lineup. The Jack London Ranch cabernet  .....more....
 
91 points and an Editors’ Choice!
“Savory pepper and grilled beef aromas make this wine appetizing, its rich berry and ripe plum flavors bringing excellent  .....more....
 
Platinum Award Winner!
“A fresh, clean and lively glass of Italian fizz that avoids any beery character, focusing on lemon, lime and wet stone aromas .....more....
 
Cheap & Good Pinot Noir!
“This wine is quite good almost every year, and 2015 is certainly no exception. It shows plenty of depth and fruit flavor at this .....more....
 
Exciting Italian Red!
“Cantele is another exciting winery that represents the energy and the innovation that comes with a new generation. The Cantele .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 24, 2017
Super-Charged Soave!
Yes yet another favorite of mine (of which has also become a favorite of my families as well). The Anselmi San Vincenzo from  .....more....
 

Poor Man's Brunello!
The 2015 Poggiolupi has arrived!!!!
Declassified Chianti Classico - TASTES LIKE YOU ARE IN ITALY!Year in, Year out, this
 .....more....
 

Gorgeous Summer Sipper!
As a summer sipper, Bigaro is without peer because of its delicacy and perfect balance. Bigaro is a blend of two different  .....more....
 
94 point Extremely Limited Portuguese Red
“Blending Syrah and Touriga Franca, this is the flagship wine from this property. New barrel  .....more....
 
Killer Cabernet
This is a New Release from Treana and it is Killer. I swear if you put this in a blind tasting with other high end Cabernets like Silver Oak  .....more....
 
Nothing Freaky about this wine!
“Dark, dense with fruit flavor and thickly tannic, this full-bodied wine is a monument to concentration, ripeness and richness. .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 10, 2017
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 5, 2017
Wine Deal Alert!

Crazy Price HERE!!......
"ONLY $3.44 per BOTTLE for
2016 Beaujolais Nouveau!!!
(originally $11.49)
 .....more....

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 31, 2017
They say $25 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $15+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 92 points too!!
“Ripe black-skinned berry, truffle, scorched soil, violet  .....more....
 
Read this review.... It talked
us into buying it!
"This dry white has an intriguing pine-tip freshness to its scent, and a breadth of wheaty  .....more....
 
“Wow is the first word.....
..... that comes to mind when tasting this super-concentrated and immensely fruity wine. It practically overwhelms the nose 
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Read this review.... It talked
us into buying it!

“Firm and focused, this is deftly balanced, letting plum, blueberry and hibiscus flavors  .....more....
 
".... a solid, budget-friendly red....."
“A juicy fun glass of Malbec that is fleshed out with a little Bonarda and a little Syrah that serve to tone down the savory character  .....more....
 
They say $25 (Wine Review Online), we say $17+, when bought by the case!!
“This vintage of Martin Ray Cabernet Sauvignon is robust, r .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 17, 2017
"..... this value priced powerhouse....."
The new vintage of one of our best sellers just came in and it took a price reduction. We did
 .....more....
 
They say $26 (Wine Spectator), we say $18+. when bought
by the case!!
“Very pure and chiseled, with gooseberry, straw  .....more....
 
"A polished and refined red.....
..... with plum, blackberry and spice. Full-bodied, yet toned and muscular. Flavorful and long. Polished with tension. Has brightness to
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They say $34 (Wine Advocate), we say $20+. when bought
by the case!!

“I think the 2010 Finca la Emperatriz Reserva could summarize  .....more....
 
"..... silky and expressive....."
“Sweet red cherry, plum, mocha, licorice, lavender and dark spices meld together in the 2013 Le Sughere di Frassinello. Pliant, silky .....more....
 
".....  is stupidly complex for such an inexpensive red wine....."
“After all these years, Argentina continues to amaze with stunning wines that beat the pants  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
February 7 2017
Wine Deal Alerts!!

San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition,  $15 Gold Medal
2017 Awards
See what others are selling this for - Google "Sebastiani .....more....
 

Food & Wine - 50 Wines You Can Always Trust
By Ray Isle Posted September 22, 2016
Insane!! Nearly half off......more....
 
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February 4, 2017
Don’t you love to find the NEXT great wine?
"Grab a Mixed Case of Ted’s “SUPER VALUE” Picks – 2 bottles each of the six below – $141.56 – Over $100 is Free Delivery on Long Island, New York City, Westchester! Take advantage and order a Case.

Forget wine clubs, zagat, wall street journal… Sadly those are traps where if you find a wine you love, you can’t get it again unless you buy 11 other wines you didn’t want.

ALL OF THESE WINES ARE AVAILABLE HERE AT POP’S!! And Will continue to be available, although vintages will change eventually.

Whether you have a wine cabinet with $50+ wines, or want wines for unexpected company, or simply crave value… OR ALL the above. That’s why we ALL need inexpensive Super Values!

Here are six SUPER VALUES I feel you can’t Live Without.

Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits, February, 2017

"Great Cab - 2015 Hanging Vine Cabernet, California – Here’s a California Cabernet with GRIP and flavor – I’d bet it’s from young vines on a Mountain in California.....more....
 
"Great Italy Dry White - Sassaia Gavi – Gavi is the white wine everyone should seek out… so much more interesting than other Italian Whites.
This wine is made from
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"Great Italy Dry Red - 2015 Lacryma Christi Del Vesuvio Rosso, Versacrum, Sorrentino – Perfect for all Italian Meals, this was a real head turner for me. Give it …
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"Great Everyday Rioja – 2013 El Coto Crianza Rioja – Old school super value, a steal for the price and so versatile with food.
El Coto de Rioja Crianza
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"Great Chardonnay – 2015 William Hill Central Coast Chardonnay – BEST CHARD in the store – No Question… drinks like a $25 Chardonnay!.....more....
 
"Great Red Bordeaux - 2010 Vieux Landon Bordeaux Rouge – Yes, a 2010 Red Bordeaux SUPER VALUE!! Grab it while it lasts… Drinks WAY above it’s price. .....more....
 
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January 18, 2017

Here’s another one of those Stupendous Cab deals…
"A cult Napa Winery wants a pouring price for their Napa Red… they reduce the price .....more....
 

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January 16, 2017

Beautiful Chardonnay!
2015 is a Perfect Vintage in Burgundy, and you can taste it in this Awesome White! Olivier Leflaive is a masterful winemaker and has  .....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
January 14, 2017
Too Good to be True!!
"We at Pop’s love this time of the year; we’ve just finished a great holiday season thanks to all of our loyal customers. It is also
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"..... it's an amazing bang for your buck bottle....."
“A holiday visit to the estate confirms that for me, this is the standard bearer in California .....more....
 
Are you kidding me?
90 points and $7+! and they say it's a "Best Buy" at $10. that's the understatement of the year!
“This dark, structured wine .....more....
 
"..... an invigorating Sauvignon Blanc....."
"Rain Sauvignon Blanc is an invigorating Sauvignon Blanc from Marlborough. A wine .....more....
 
They say $28 (Wine Review Online) we say $22+ when bought by the case!!    94 points too!!
“You should expect to see this well-priced wine on restaurant .....more....
 
They say $18 (Wine Spectator) we say $9+ when bought by the case!!
90 points too!!
“The plush and juicy core of fresh raspberry flavors .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
January 6, 2017

Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!