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May 24, 2016

Great First trip to Bordeaux last month.
"Like Disneyland for a few guys that have been drinking/selling Bordeaux for a few decades. Walking up the steps at Lafite with 18 liter bottles adorning each side of the stairs like I used to put candles. Riding golf carts to the tasting
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This is the BEST Bordeaux BUY
in the store…
"Super Dark color, Lovely Concentration full of generous tannins and delicious dark opulent
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"Outstanding Value for the everyday consumer.....
…  Last of the 2010 so don’t wait!!
90 points, Wine Enthusiast
"Concentrated, with a
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"A phenomenal value!
..... Inky dark and super rich with Intensity very rarely seen at this price point. Esprit is actually sourced from vines located at Chateau .
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"..... Another stunner....."
..... 94 points Wine Spectator

"Deliciously juicy and engaging, with aromas and flavors of currant, cherry and blackberry preserves
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"..... The wine is flat out
Gorgeous!....."
"Chateau Bel-Air-Ouy is a GEM! Owned by Jean Luc Thunevin of Chateau Valandraud  .....more....
 
Here’s an absolute no brainer..... Over 55% OFF
"Best Price on Winesearcher is $65.00
This is the 3rd wine of
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100 points & 100 points!
"Look what just walked in the door… Acquired from a longtime Pop’s customer, this wine (and several others – email me for
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May 20, 2016
"..... it is an incredible value....."
..... 91 points too!!

“The basic offering from proprietor Ramon Castano Santa, who owns a whopping 1,000 acres
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Read this review.....
..... 90 points too!!

“This refreshing white offers a clear, focused mix of passion fruit, lime, mango and green apple .
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They say $36 (Wine Advocate), we say $23+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 91 points too!!
“The 2013 Cabernet Sauvignon Estate has a more
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"..... At this price this is an incredible value....."
"The "Star" of one our most recent staff training wine seminars was the Amarone Della
 .....more....
 
Read this review.....
..... 91 points too!!

“Ruby color. Aromas of creamy chocolate, toffee, and spiced nuts with a satiny, bright,
 .....more....
 
2015 World Value Wine Challenge Best Value Argentine Red under $15     ..... 90 points too!!
“Garnet color. Aromas of blackberry, dried plum, black pepper,
 .....more....
 
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May 19, 2016
Six Outstanding Cabernet Sauvignons
"I do a lot of emails on all sorts of wines, but Cab is King. We all know that Cab's are why we drink Red wine. From Classic Bordeaux to Phenomenal Napa Valley... there's a whole world of Cabs to discover. Here are Six greats at different price points."

Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot… but sometimes it does!!!
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits,
May, 2016

The Best Vintages create the Best Low End Values
"2013 was one the best vintages in California and you can taste it in this wine.
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"Full bodied, rich and gorgeous.....
.....this little gem from Goliath wine producer Concha Y Toro really delivers the goods for a great price!
Deep red. Intense aromas
 .....more....
 
Leoville Barton for $20!!!!
"Chateau Mauvesin Barton was a highlight visit on my trip to Bordeaux in April. Bordeaux from LEOVILLE BARTON for $20
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"..... orchestra of aromas, flavors, and textures in this
Bordeaux blend....."

"When Robert Mondavi opened the doors to his eponymous
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".....  A monster of a wine....."
"2012 scored 96 Points from The Wine Advocate and disappeared FAST!!! 2013 is better and across the board 2013 Cabs have
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100 Point Gem
"Solid 3-Pack Original Wood Case - Sold as a set - $6666.69 – Absolutely Pristine!!! The 2013 appears set for 25-30 years of longevity.
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May 17, 2016
Wow, some tremendous wines to talk about today.
Nothing like a Great Italian Red... Here are 6 Standouts at several price points from recent tastings...
Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits,
May, 2016

"Talk about a delicious
Italian Riserva.....

..... red from Southern Italy, Cantele is making terrific values these days. Tasting their lineup
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"The 2014 Langhe Nebbiolo is a
No Brainer!!!
Barbaresco for $17!!!!! Nebbiolo this good, at this price, is unheard of.
Lively earthy berry fruit
.....more....
 
Tuscany Makes some Incredible Chianti Classico’s!!!
"The classic elegance expected of an Ama Chianti Classico:... ripe red berry fruit well integrated
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SOMMELIERS CHOICE!
"Here's a Delicious Red to pop open tonight & Enjoy Immediately!!! Grab two Bottles… One is never enough!
From Tuscany’s World
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In Italy, Russian’s Czar’s are buying this for $1200 a bottle – 99Points!!!
"The 2012 vintage combines the principal characteristics
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May 13, 2016
The nodding head test.....
"What's the nodding head test you ask? Simple.... if during our weekly staff wine tastings you look around the room and you see
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This won't last....  .... 95 points too!
A California legend from the excellent 2-012 vintage “From an exceptional vintage, the 2012 Jordan is an impressive wine that 
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"..... a very interesting red wine....."
..... 91 points too!!

“The 2011 Cannonau di Sardegna Riserva Dimonios is a very interesting red wine that is rooted in
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“This is a pretty, floral and balanced wine.....
..... elegantly austere in preserved lemon, yuzu and grapefruit, with richer overtones that build
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They say $8 (Wine Review Online), we say $5+, when bought by the case!!    .....91 points too!!
“Blind tasting strikes again, and in this case we can all save
 .....more....
 
“An immensely likeable white wine.....
..... made in a sunny, fruity style rather than the tangy, high acid model often associated with
 .....more....
 
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May 11, 2016
Spring Whites.....
Here are the six best wines I highly recommend!!!

Getting to that time of the year when we start craving crispy refreshing white wines. Last weekend I took my act on the road to Lititz PA to taste with some great friends and celebrate a milestone birthday. They were my guinea pigs and loved it… Shared some great new wines…
Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits,
May, 2016

"This was the number ONE favorite White wine Discovery of the night. A Champagne like wine not as heavy as champagne that got better and better to the last drop. Pignoletto .....more....
 
"Crispy, vibrant and full of life this was a big hit because it tasted like wine. Sounds funny but a lot of low end Pinot Grigio's aren't that interesting tasting. .....more....
 
"Last years incredible value white is back! GRU-VEE Wine... in liter bottles, PERFECT FOR   WARM WEATHER!!! Crispy, Peppery, Vibrant, Mouthwatering .....more....
 
"Runaway hit Sauvignon Blanc that got drained before dinner hit the table. There is Nothing like a great Sancerre! We all try to find inexpensive Sancerre's .....more....
 
"Outstanding chardonnay without the oak treatment, vibrantly delicious and a complete homerun... Some tasting it thought it was creamy and oaked, some thought it was .....more....
 
"The best producer of Meursault that I've come across in 10 years tasting wines... Here's their 2014 which we only got a few cases of... GRAB THIS IF YOU LIKE GREAT .....more....
 
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May 6, 2016
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
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May 3, 2016

Piedmont is the home to Barolo!
"Finding values is getting tougher and tougher. Once they get the big scores from the Wine Press, they feel they can charge $100 a bottle .....more....
 

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April 29, 2016
They say $10 (Tastings.com), we say $7+, when bought by the case!!
..... 91 points too   
"Bright dark dusty ruby color. Lively, fruity, toasty aromas  .....
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"..... a silky, bright, dry-yet-fruity....."     ..... 90 points too!!
“Straw green color. Delicate aromas and flavors of grapefruit custard, pickled pepper, and lemon .....
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They say $14 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 91 points too
“Cabernet makes up three-quarters of this blend. Appealing  .....
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"..... meant for refreshment and enjoyment....."   ..... 90 points too!!
“Picpoul, a wine from the warm, dry Languedoc-Roussillon region, reminds many people   .....
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They say $26 (Tastings.com), we say $18+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 94 points too
“Bright medium ruby garnet color. Lively, fruity, herbal toasty .....
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"..... This delicious wine has summer BBQ written all over it....."
I’m always on the lookout for good alternative whites. Now I must say I’m generally not the biggest   .....
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April 22, 2016
They say $13 (Wine Review Online), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!     ..... 96 points too!!
“Everything about this quintessential Provencal Rosé says .....
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They say $23 (Wine Review Online), we say $16+, when bought by the case!!     ..... 92 points too!!
“A delightful blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet  .....
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'2015 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 10 Red Wine $15 and Under'
“Black garnet color. Bright, buttery aromas of toffee, berry tart, mocha, and herbs with a supple .....
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“A stunning expression.....
.....of the sunny slopes in Alsace. This sparkling rosé is made from 100% Pinot Noir using whole clusters in the methode  .....
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They say $20 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $13+, when bought by the case!!     ..... 91 points too!!
“Dry, mossy berry aromas carry punch, while this  .....
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"..... crisp, refreshing, but most of all flavorful....."
"Savor this moment". That's the tag line you will see on Duck Pond bottles, on their  .....
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April 15, 2016
"It doesn't get much better.....
..... Picture this: New York City, major wine tasting, I mean hundreds of samples from around the world. Only question is where to start  ....
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"..... Nice rich flavors are well balanced....."
“Bright clear light golden straw color. Lively, fruity, attractive aromas of ripe stone fruit, peach skin,  ....
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They say $12 (Tastings.com), we say $9+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!

“Black garnet color. Bright, attractive, creamy aromas of  ....
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"..... A rock solid oaky chardonnay....."
“Brilliant golden yellow color. Lively, toasty, oaky aromas and flavors of roasted nuts, coffee, and  ....
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"Here is a classic inside and out......
.....Merlot has certainly regained its footing in the last several years as wine lovers remember just how rich and rewarding good  ....
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"..... A very tasty and appetizing pinot grigio....."  ..... 90 points too!!
“Golden straw color. Delicate aromas and flavors of baked kiwi, apple and nectarine and delicate  ....
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March 29, 2016

Perfect Provenance!
..... 98 points too!!

It's rare that we can confirm a wine's provenance, but we can in this case.  ....
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March 25, 2016
"..... freshness and flavor intensity....."
"We discovered the Isle Saint Pierre Rose at our most recent staff tasting seminar. ....
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They say $8 (Beverage Testing Institute), we say $6+
..... 88 points too!!

“Gold color. Bright, fruity, creamy aromas  ....
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They say $17 (Vinous), we say $13+, when bought by the case!   ..... 91 points too!!
“Vivid ruby, Sexy. Sweet concentrated  ....
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"..... this was the white
of the night....."
"Gavi (Cortese grape), a white wine from the Piedmont region in northwest Italy  ....
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"..... Elegant and smooth, with firm tannins and beautiful structure....."
"Napa On My Mind". Is that a song I heard  ....
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“If Centine Rosso isn't the finest $11 red wine.....
..... in the world, it's close. On the nose it shows a floral note with a hint of dried  ....
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March 25, 2016

Pisoni Pinot Noir under $25 is rare these days.
"Jump on this 2014 Luli Pinot Noir (made by Jeff Pisoni, yes THAT Pisoni)  ....
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March 24, 2016

One of my favorite wines from Tuscany.
"2009 “Grosso Sanese” from Il Palazzino. What a score this is…   ....
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March 23, 2016

Nothing like well stored Top Flight Bordeaux Red re-released 18 years later…
"$116+ is a great price for 18 year old PERFECT ....
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March 18, 2016
"Continuing my series of unbelievable values....
..... here’s a phenomenal value Sauvignon Blanc! Some of the best values in wine ....
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"What is Monferrato Rosso?
..... It’s a Super Piemontese. What is a Super Piemontese? It’s a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon, Nebbiolo....
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“Subtle blackberry, black currant.....
..... and hints of wood. Full to medium body, firm tannins and a fresh finish. Drink ....
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Gold Medal Winner, less than $10!
"A Sonoma Tradition Since 1904. This Chardonnay is much more ....
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"..... a remarkable example of Shiraz and Cabernet Sauvignon working together....."
"The Australian wine ....
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They say $7 (Wine Review Online), we say $4+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!

..... are you kidding ....
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March 16, 2016

"Really rare to find Brunello under $25…
Even rarer to find an under $25 Brunello with a solid 92 point review. The 2011 ....
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March 14, 2016

"..... another sleeper of the vintage....."
"Chateau Senejac in Haut Medoc is owned by Chateau Talbot. Talbot is a  ....
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March 11, 2016
"..... hard to beat this wine for its quality and price....."
"It is quite often that we feature this wine; however it is with good reason. It is  ....
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"..... one of the most affordable Amarone's you will find....."
"Amarone is certainly on the top of any wine ....
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"..... It’s intense and concentrated....."
"Chateaunuef du Pape quality at a fraction of the cost! I know a lot of you are like ....
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"..... plush and seductive....."
“If all Merlot tasted like this one from Grgich Hills Estate, the varietal would not be lampooned but ....
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"..... tastes like it should cost a lot more!....."
"About 6 months ago we featured the highly successful Gran Passione for ....
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Read this review.....
..... 92 points too!!

“The 2013 Heritage is a beauty. Supple, well-integrated, velvety tannins, sweet black ....
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March 5, 2016
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February 26, 2016
They say $15 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!
“Even big brands....
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They say $20 (Wine Review Online), we say $15+, when bought by the case!!
..... 94 points too!!
Pay $27.99 at that....
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They say $55 (Wine Spectator), we say $36, when bought by the case!!
..... 94 points too!!

"Fresh, elegant  ....
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They say $7 (Wine Review Online), we say $4+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!

“Here's a non-vintage,....
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"..... outstanding value in high-quality Chardonnay....."
"Lots of tastings the last few weeks.
Here’s an Excellent .....
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They say $25 (Wine Review Online), we say $19+, when bought by the case!!
..... 96 points too!!

“What a gorgeous....
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February 26, 2016

" I Love when I think it’s a $50-60 wine.....
..... and it turns out to be much more affordable, like $25+
I love tasting wines....
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February 24, 2016

Solid value here......
"Having visited the estate of Luciano Sandrone, I can assure you, he spares no expense to make World Class ....
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February 23, 2016

Here’s a Super Limited California Collectible Pinot Noir from DuMol that’s impossible to find…
"2012 Vintage,   ....
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February 20, 2016

This has to be the best California Sauvignon Blanc on the planet!
"I commonly hear from customers that they  ....
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February 19, 2016
They say $25 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $16+, when bought by the case!!
..... 92 points too!!
“Truly a wine that  ....
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They say $14 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!

“This delicious wine ....
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"..... promises to be a very enjoyable wine....."
..... 93 points too!!
“Pinino's 2010 Brunello di Montalcino sees fruit ....
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They say $23 (Wine Spectator), we say $18+, when bought by the case!!
..... 91 points too!!

“There's density to ....
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Read this review.....
..... 90 points too!!

“Aromas of barrel spice, vanilla, dill and blue-black fruit are bright and  ....
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How are these still
out there?
"Another Great 2010 Red Bordeaux from Graves, $16+!!!  Note to self: Buy  ....
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February 17, 2016

"Everybody was mesmerized.....
..... that this had to be one of the best values they’ve tried in a long time.  ....
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February 12, 2016
Read this review.....
“This very attractive wine checks off each box: a seductive oak-spice aroma, rich fruit flavors,  ....
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"Ever seen $30 Provence Rose for $7.87 a bottle??
I never have. Real Provence Rose… An Old Vine, Luxury Bottling by Hecht  ....
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They say $54 (Wine Review Online), we say $42+ when bought by the case!!
..... 93 points too!!

"The Merlot masters ....
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"..... This 100% Pinot Noir is silky and seductive....."
"True Pinot Noir! Winemaking is comprised of so many aspects that it is  ....
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"A new wine?.....
.....That's the question I am frequently asked when I recommend this versatile offering from  ....
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"..... strawberries, raspberries and cherry....."
"Always a favorite; fresh, dry and rich, with hints of strawberries, . ....more....
 
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February 5, 2016
Outstanding $18+ Rioja Reserva.....
.....for Grilled Argentinean Beef, or you can age it a decade!! Something ....
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Oreno is in the top ranks of Tuscan greatness.
97 Points – James Suckling
"Fabulous aromas of blackberries, orange ....
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They say $18 (Wine Review Online), we say $13+, when bought by the case!!
“If you decant this Chardonnay or at least give your ....
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They say $14 (Wine & Spirits Magazine), we say $7++, when bought by the case!!
"Grown organically in Gualtallary, this is a ....
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"...quite plush and velvety.."
"Following one’s passion takes you in new directions. Steve and Carol Girard founded Girard Winery in ....
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Red Super Value is Fantastic less than $75 per case!
"Everybody’s looking for value these days. I can’t think of a better inexpensive ....
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January 29, 2016
"..... great quality for a gentle price....."
“Lithe and dancing in texture, yet robustly concentrated with yellow peach and cherry flavorsl  ....
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"..... affordable wine will shine at mealtime....."
“This sophisticated, dry and affordable wine will shine at mealtime due to its   ....
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They say $13 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $10, when bought by the case!!
“There’s nice restraint on the nose of this judiciously priced   ....
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They say $12.35 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $9+, when bought by the case!!
“Cocoa, plum and vanilla aromas are followed by creamy ....
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"..... A balanced Pinot Grigio that's creamy in texture....."
“Bright and fruit-forward, offering lively peach and passion fruit notes underscored by rich,   ....
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They say $11 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $7+, when bought by the case!!
“Aromatic and elegant, generous and supple, this tastes rich   ....
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January 28, 2016

How often do you get a chance to buy a 95 Rated $175 bottle of Phenomenal Red for less than $52+
"Montepeloso Nardo Rosso 2011 - The premier Sangiovese  ....
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January 27, 2016

I love finding a great value!!
"Tasting wines blind is great. Last week I decided to open 12 different under $7 reds to familiarize myself with what’s out there  ....
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January 21, 2016

Ever check out the Red Tags
at Pop’s?
"Some amazing deals on that list.
Like this… 2008 Loredan Gasparini Rosso Della Casa from  ....
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January 19, 2016

"Here’s a stunning new Barolo release....
..... from Prunotto. Their regular Barolo’s are excellent, but their Bussia is “THE REAL ....
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January 18, 2016

Finding a White Burgundy gem that is worth writing about.
"Chardonnay grown in different towns in Burgundy, all with different names, gets confusing for all of  .....
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January 15, 2016
They say $20 (Wine & Spirits Magazine), we say $15+, when bought by the case!!
..... 91 points too!!
“At first, Carmenère  .....
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"..... one of my top drinking choices....."
“The 2011 Campofiorin is an IGT Rosso del Veronese executed in a Ripasso style that sees  .....
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"..... a gentle creaminess from
sur lie aging....."
“In the world of soaring Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc prices, Groth stays the course with this  .....
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Ever had Quintessa Cabernet Sauvignon?
"At $160 a bottle for the 2012, very few get to drink that very often. The 2012 is releasing now  .....
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They say $12 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $9+, when bought by the case!!     ..... 90 points too!!
“If there were such a thing as smoked blackberries, this tasty .....
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They say $22 (Beverage Dynamics), we say $16+, when bought by the case!!     ..... 92 points too!!
“The Benziger family has been one of Sonoma’s sustainability  .....
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January 15, 2016

".... Highly recommended by the Chardonnay Queen!....."
"December is a fun time in retail. Lots of phone calls. Very busy days. Hey, no complaints.   .....
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January 14, 2016

A 94 Rated $145.00 Cote Rotie, 100% Syrah, for less than $60 by the 6-pack!!!!
"Famous last words… Switching Distributors… Gotta get .....
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January 13, 2016

91 Rated Pinot Grigio - Fantastic Wine Period!
"2014 Lageder is Full Bodied, Clean, Crisp! $12+
Pinot Grigio is a funny .....
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January 12, 2016

95 Points and under $20!!!
"Here’s a great buy to JUMP ON! Pretty unbelievable for a wine region like Priorat, in North-Eastern Spain, 2 hours from Barcelona
.....more....
 

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January 8, 2016
"..... Lambrusco ..... a great wine experience?!?....."
"You've heard the adage "measure twice, cut once", well the wine review equivalent is "read twice,  .....
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"..... a ridiculous value....."
“Always a low price leader, the Adobe Red for 2012 is all about black plum and pepper at pop and pour, with elements of red fruit .....
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"..... it’s a bargain for what
it delivers......”
“I am an enthusiastic fan of Jordan’s Cabernets because the team there has, thankfully, resisted .....
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They say $17 (Wine Spectator), we say $13+, when bought by the case!!   ..... 90 points too!!
"A core of bright cherry and berry fruit shines through this .....
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They say $15 (Wine Spectator), we say $12+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 90 points too!!
"A lush and spicy style, with concentrated flavors of  .....
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2015 World Value Wine Challenge-Top 10 Red Wine $8 and Under'
“Garnet black color. Spicy, herbal aromas of eucalyptus, berry chutney, and chocolate mint with .....
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January 7, 2016

Have you heard about this Killer White from Orin Swift?
"Just arrived…. The 96 Rated Orin Swift Mannequin Chardonnay…
Extremely Limited!! .....more....
 

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January 6, 2016

"For all my fans of White Wines.....
..... who’ve been craving more reviews on White Wines, Here’s an Outstanding Soave Classico! Great Soave’s have crept  .....
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January 5, 2016

Let’s start the year with a Bang!
"Bills are tight… Money for Wine is tight. Here’s a Must-Buy!!
Over 60% OFF - A $34.99 Cotes du Rhone “Villages”  .....
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January 1, 2016
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December 22, 2015

How many $11 wines out there can you age for 7 years and trick others into thinking it’s a finely aged $60 Brunello?
"I know of at least one.   .....
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December 21, 2015

Remember when The Prisoner
was great!
"It was about 8 years ago… came on the scene in the $25 range… Got top 100 Scores from  .....
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December 20, 2015

What’s the perfect stocking stuffer for that special someone in
your life?

"I always have a tough time finding enough non-candy .....
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December 19, 2015

The Romanee-Conti of Italy
'There are wines for everday…  and there are wines made the old fashioned way… meant to age decades. Meant to be decanted, smelled, tasted, taste a half hour later,  .....
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December 18, 2015

Nothing like a Sauternes…
"If you haven’t tried one, you are missing out. Absolutely perfect with a decadent dessert after a big meal, satisfies your craving  .....
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December 17, 2015

They say $100 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $36, when bought
by the case of six!!

"I love when producers switch distributor’s – We all .....
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December 16, 2015

This is a fantastic value!!!
"Here’s a delicious Carmenere from Chile that is selling for $17.99 elsewhere….  At Pop’s… $5.55 by the case…. $66.60  .....
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December 15, 2015

Ridiculous that this stuff is available. Was $14.99, now $2.77 by the case!!   ..... 91 points too!
'It's great when you can buy bottles of Rose that were $15 for  .....
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December 13, 2015

Hahn has very quietly been producing some stellar values…
.....none better than their 2013 Sana Lucia Highlands Estate Grown Pinot Noir, tasted recently that   .....
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December 12, 2015

Blockbuster Closeout on 2011 Super Tuscan Red "Eneo" Was $59.99, now $22+
"Here’s another blockbuster closeout… I love when  .....
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December 11, 2015

Look in enough places and you find that “Needle” in the hay stack.
"I thought all the 2010 Red Bordeaux’s values under $15 were gone….  Allow me   .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
Holiday Selections, 2015
Are you kidding me?
"Chardonnay from Sonoma County for less than $10?!? You'll pay more than that for basic California ! .....
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Value Bubbles – Awesome Value Sparkling!
Whether it’s a bridal shower, Thanksgiving or just plain Tuesday, everyone’s .....
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Phenomenal Value Montepulciano D’Abruzzo – Bajo!!
"The 2014 Bajo Montepulciano D’Abruzzo is an  .....
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Super Value White
from Spain
"Wine tip of the day: get to know Verdejo, the primary white grape of   .....
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Colosi Red – Fabulous Italian Red Value
..... a ridiculously good wine for the money....."
"I love a great value!
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Barbaresco for $17+ 93 Rated
93WE Rated Barbaresco at $17!! "Vacationing in Italy gets you spoiled. Restaurants sell bottles of Dolcetto .....
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My New Silver Oak – A Gift you can give with Confidence!
"Back in the 1990’s, “Silver Oak” was the  .....
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2010 Red Bordeaux Value
"2010 Red Bordeaux Value for everyday consumption that won't sting the wallet! After a long week tasting,  .....
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Phenomenal Value Malbec
Malbec is still king. Agua de Piedra’s 2014 Malbec is what every Malbec lover wants… Bacon fat and  .....
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Super Value Cabernet under $10! Excelsior Cabernet Sauvignon!
"Bang for the buck is still what everyone wants.  .....
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Best Buy @ $10..... Wanna pay $6+, by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!

"This is too good to be true..... the review reads .....
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The Pinot Project Pinot Noir
"It’s still hard to find a good value Pinot Noir under $15. Ever since the movie “Sideways” came   .....
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November 24, 2015

Taste, Taste, Taste... There's Gold at the end of the rainbow.
"Popped open a Pinot Noir Bourgogne Rouge last night from Domaine Faiveley, 2013. .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
November 20, 2015
They say $15 (Wine Review Online), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!     ..... 90 points too!!
“Starborough's 2014 vintage is classic Marlborough  .....
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They say $60 (Beverage Dynamics), we say $27, when bought by the case!!   ..... 94 points too!!
“From the Michael Mondavi family, this Napa Valley  .....
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"..... this silky, cherry, beautifully oaked and aged Pinot....."
"You may have left your heart in San Francisco, but not the fog. What is she talking about you  .....
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Read this review.....
..... 90 points too!!
“Robust in mouth feel, this offers subtlety in flavor and an appetizingly tangy texture. It seems  .....
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They say $125 (Wine Review Online), we say $90, when bought by the case!!   ..... 95 points too!!
“For decades, Don Melchor has traditionally been Chile’s  .....
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"What if you could drink the Simi Reserve cab ($50-60) for
closer to $20?.....
.....Now you can…The Simi Reserve fruit source changed
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November 20, 2015

99 Point Merlot from Italy - 2011 Galatrona Petrolo -
The Petrus of Italy?

"Those top 100 wines blew out of here with a flurry…   .....
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