Pop's Wines & Spirits
256 Long Beach Road
Island Park, New York 11558
516.431.0025
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 24, 2014
Beats the pants off most Sancerre!
"Most of you may recognize the Naia name, as one of the Verdejo Producers in Rueda. The “S” in S-Naia stands for Sauvignon Blanc however in my opinion it could stand  .....
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"..... Inky ruby. Highly aromatic, exotic....."
"I’m consistently asked, what is the best value producing country? Argentina, Chile, California and Italy all produce some great values. However to me the best of all  .....
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“Rich and full,.....
..... this is a concentrated and well-balanced wine. It has a good mix of herbaceousness, fresh citrus and pineapple, all intense and fruity. It could age a few months .....
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"..... sophisticated, structured
and balanced....."
"This dry red blend is as sophisticated, structured and balanced as many high-end Cabernets. Made from old-vine  .....
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"..... A steal at the price......"
"Aromas of lemon cream and lees give a savory accent to this wine. It feels balanced, crisp and lean, with the acidity to match grilled calamari tossed with fresh herbs.  .....
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i love a great value red...
"The 2013 Maipe Malbec from Mendoza Argentina IS AN UNBELIEVABLE DEAL! These Maipe Malbec's from Mendoza Argentina have proven .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 17, 2014
Pay $18 on that famous wine web-site!
“Smooth, aromatic and mellow with sweet honeysuckle and ripe pear with notes of vanilla; balanced and softly juicy.”
Anthony Dias Blue,  .....
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The 2012 vintage in California is
shaking heads.....
"The wines are Amazing in every price point. Thanks goodness for a great vintage, we've had some rough ones... Best since   .....
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"..... discover this exotic, enticing wonder of a white wine....."
"No, I did not have my hands on the wrong keys when I typed this! What follows may seem like Greek to you, but it is actually  .....
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"..... This is a standout Chianti Classico....."
“Bright red. Enticing floral aromas of redcurrant, vanilla, cinnamon and minerals. Fresh and juicy in the mouth, with mineral-tinged red cherry, redcurrant and herb  .....
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Less than $10 (by the case) & 90 points!!
“A Dark Colored, dense wine that is rich and firmly structured. Aged in wood, it holds flavors of plum and berry fruits balanced with a fresh acidity. This is a wine for aging .....
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"..... It's an exceptional $30 Chardonnay......"
Jordan is one of California's iconic wineries lauded for their stylish Cabernet Sauvignon, which evolve splendidly with bottle age, as last year's 40 year vertical tasting   .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 10, 2014
The Italian Gentleman......
"We were standing around talking about wine one day when the "Italian gentleman" (Aristocrat) mentions just how good the Avalon Cabernet is..... really good, .....
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"..... a mouth-watering, spice accented,
floral wine....."
"Santa Barbara County, at the southern edge of California's increasingly popular Central Coast, is producing some of the most . .....
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"..... I love it for what it’s not....."
“Yes, it’s possible to produce flavorful Napa Valley Chardonnay that has less than 14 percent alcohol, and Grgich Hills is a master of that, particularly in cool years such  .....
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"..... It is a sensational bargain......"
..... 90 points too!!
“A stunning wine made from Gallo's holdings in Sonoma, Dry Creek and Lodi, this 2012 Zinfandel Heritage Vines  .....
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"..... this is of the same quality but at half the price....."       ..... 94 points too!!
"Another favorite at our weekly wine tasting seminar was this beautiful Chardonnay from Friuli Isonzo. The Vie di Romans  .....
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"..... Fascinating wine. Very stylish....."
..... 94 points too!!
"James Suckling calls this his pick up the week. That may be the biggest understatement, as this may be in the running for pick .  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 3, 2014
Gold Medal Red
"From the southeast of Spain, this 100% Monastrell (Mourvedre in France) is a spicy, fruity offering. At the judging table one heard "unique", "elegant", "beautiful"...   .....
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Silver Medal Red
"From the beautiful Oakville District of the renowned Napa Valley comes this full bodied cabernet. With balanced tannins, it is approachable at first sip, and   .....
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Bronze Medal Red
"This beautiful Piedmont offering brings to the table a smoothness that captures the best in Italian reds. With some pleasing spice on the palate, this is a lively wine that will   .....
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Gold Medal White
"Sound familiar? Months before the wine competition, this outstanding, almost singular Chardonnay caught my attention and the review appeared in our July newsletter.  .....
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Silver Medal White:
"And they said it couldn't be done...not that New York State doesn't make world class Riesling, but that Major League Baseball would look outside California to supply a team   .....
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Bronze Medal White
"I can't remember when I last praised an Italian Pinot Grigio...oh, that's because I rarely do. White wines can have weight, be flavorful and satisfying, and are usually   .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 26, 2014
They say $25 (Wine Review Online), we say $15+, when bought by the case!!
93 points too!!
"This wine delivers just the sort of flavorful punch that one might expect from  .....
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"..... This is an excellent value....."
“The 2012 ‘NC’ immediately opens with fresh dark raspberry, plum, dried floral, tobacco, spices and even hints of sweet toasted nuances all leap from the glass.   .....
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"..... finest wine values one could hope to find....."       ..... 93 points too!!
“The Non-Vintage Locations E-2 Spanish Red Wine is a blend of Grenache from Priorat, Rioja and Toro, Tempranillo from Rioja,  .....
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They say $48 (Wine Review Online), we say $30+, when bought by the case!!
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91 points too!!

“Denser, more herbal and less fruity than their Merlot, this wine is quintessential  .....
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They say $20 (Wine Review Online), we say $14+, when bought by the case!!
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92 points too!!
“Pinot Gris and Pinot Grigio are two names for the same grape. Nonetheless,  .....
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"..... a benchmark for elegance and
finesse in Chile....."
"Many years ago The Lafite Rothschild family saw the great potential of Chile and created Los Vascos. It has been a while since  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 19, 2014
They say $75 (Malt Advocate), we say $59+
..... 94 points too!!
One of the best prices in the USA!!
"An old classic, but how do the newest bottlings fare? Rich, chewy, slightly  .....
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45% off....  best price in the USA!!
"Dark red/black in color, the nose gives an immediate aroma of raspberries and warm baking spices, leading into cassis and clove. The palate has elements of pie . .....
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"..... it's a real bargain to find a decade-old Bordeaux of this quality for this price.....”
“Château Simard is a claret lover’s treasure. It is rare indeed to find a red Bordeaux that is not released until nearly ten years   .....
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Two Legends!
"The harvest at Petrus took place between September 27 and October 12, and the 2010 finished at 14.1% natural alcohol, which is slightly lower than the 2009's 14.5%.  .....
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“How much better can Pinot Grigio get?.....
.....A bright citrus mix contrasted with stony minerality and leafy herb notes make for a wine that's more than an easy quaffer, demanding your attention to the point that you  .....
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"..... Even their rosé is stunning....."
“Las Rocas -- as it's known -- is one of those reliable producers who consistently produce a fabulous array of well-priced wines. Even their rosé -- readers know that's not my  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 12, 2014
"Have it your way!.....
..... That's music to our ears in the wine business and a way of doing business at Mer Soleil vineyards. A little while back I recommended their Silver or   .....
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"..... a very complete wine at this price....."
"2010 is the last great Bordeaux vintage for quite some time come. So now is the time to stock up on this wine before it is long gone. So you ask how was it? Well we tried   .....
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"..... at about $10 this is a spectacular Zinfandel buy......"
At a recent wine tasting the staff all agreed that this wine was awesome!!! This wine is bottled Cameron Hughes Wines of   .....
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They say $53 (Wine Review Online), we say $42+, when bought by the case!!
..... 95 points too!!
“Jordan continues to excel by sticking to the founders' philosophy of making    .....
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"..... After tasting this wine blind, I was shocked to hear its price....."
“Wente Vineyards holds the pedigree for Chardonnay in California, having first planted the variety before World War I and,   .....
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They say $55 (Wine Review Online), we say $25+, when bought by the case!!```````````````
..... 94 points too!!

“The 2005 Cabernet Sauvignon from Perdriel feels very classical and aromatic   .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 5, 2014
Absolutely stunning.....
..... with a deep well of crème de cassis that's thoroughly pure and captivating, while black tea, fig cake, hoisin sauce, incense and graphite notes weave throughout.  .....
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It's Nouveau Time!
"It's that time of the year. This year's Nouveau will work differently than previous years. There will be no "Air" or "Boat".... just one wine with the wine arriving Thursday, November .....
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"..... $10+ for a Serious Riesling without a Serious Price!....."
"2013 Refreshing Riesling is a run away hit this Summer - $10+ for a Serious Riesling without a Serious Price! Riesling  .....
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A Tanzer 90 point wine!
The most conservative reviewer out there. Normally, you'd pay $20-$50 for a Tanzer 90 point wine.... Read this review.... it sold us!
"50% carinena, 30% garnacha a.....
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"..... Definitely something very
different to try....."
"I frequently get asked what’s new, what’s interesting and what’s different. Well Ktima Voyatzi answers all three questions. .....
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"The everyday wine for the well informed".....
..... is what it says on the label. If you had been at our weekly tasting seminar you would agree and would be in good company. This 2011 blend of Merlot, Cabernet .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 29, 2014
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 22, 2014
They say $15 (Wine Review Online), we say $11, when bought by the case!!
..... 92 points too!!
“Edna Valley Vineyard has hit the bull’s eye with their 2012 Cabernet. Concentrated  .....
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".....  it scored HIGHER thank KRUG, DOM PERIGNON & CRISTAL?!?....."
"Ahhh….summertime is here and containers of great wine are inbound from around the world. It's true! This week is going to be  .....
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"..... a baby Chateauneuf du Papes....."
"You are probably asking yourself what is a Lirac? Well we like to refer to it as a "baby Chateauneuf du Papes" due to similar terroirs and winemaking. I love . .....
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"..... A Platinum award winner....."
..... 94 points too!!
"A beautiful Pinot Noir from one of California's flagship producers that seems not to have skipped a beat since a fairly  .....
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Read this review.....
“Gorgeous warm cocoa, ganache and espresso notes lead the way, followed by macerated fig, blackberry paste and warm plum sauce flavors. Dense and loamy through the  .....
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"..... A wonderful wine that tastes
like Barolo....."
"Springtime meals pair perfectly with a dry red from Italy. Barolo would be my first choice...  Unfortunately, $40+ isn't in my  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 15, 2014
"..... This is a 'wake up, I'm here' Merlot....."
"The beautiful North Fork of Long Island has been producing some of the finest wines available for 40 years. The area enjoys a maritime climate that enables  .....
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“Utterly seamless, focused, powerful
and elegant.....
..... layered with cherry, boysenberry and red plum fruit, revealing glints of coffee, jasmine and cardamom that add extra  .....
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"..... is simply magnificent....."
..... 96 points too!!
“Mount Eden Vineyards Chardonnay Mount Eden's 2011 Chardonnay is simply magnificent. Intense  .....
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"..... will compete with wines two to three times its price ....."     ..... 92 points too
“A wine that ended up being my house white over the holidays, the 2012 Costieres De Nimes Nostre Pais is an awesome .....
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They say $37 (Wine Review Online), we say $28+, when bnought by the case!!
..... 92 points too!!
“Best known for its elegant sparkling wines, J Vineyards is a bit of a sleeper when  .....
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"..... Offers intensity and length....."
..... 90 points too!!
“This is fleshy and balanced, with black currant and blackberry notes accented by cedar, tobacco and spice details. Offers  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 8, 2014
They say $20 (Wine Review Online), we say $15+, when bought by the case of six!!
..... 94 points too!!
“This is classic Marlborough Sauvignon: grassy and pungent, with tangy acidity .....
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Best Buy!..... 93 points!!
“The scent of pinesap and the cool spice of cardamom place this on Mt. Veeder. In fact, the blend is based on cabernet sauvignon from the Veeder Summit vineyard, rising .....
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"..... Very fair that I can offer this out under $30. Unbelievable at under $20!!!....."
2009's and 2010's in Bordeaux are drying up... my advice - stock up on anything you can find... these great vintage wines will drink . .....
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They say $25 (Wine Spectator), we say $18+, when bought by the case!! ..... 91 points too!!
“Dark and muscular, with layers of fig, blackberry and black currant paste offset by espresso, bittersweet cocoa and .....
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"..... A wine of breathtaking beauty....."
..... 99 points too!!
“This is among the three or four best Barolo wines from 2010 that I've tasted, and its superb quality was instantly obvious. .....more.....
 
“This red is supple, expressive and appealing.....
..... with pure blueberry and plum fruit, shading the finish with loamy earth and sweet spice hints. Shows has presence .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 1, 2014
Newly Acquired Old & Rare List
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 25, 2014
They say $16 (Newsday), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!
"The floral 2013 Santi Pinot Grigio IGT Sortesele ($16) offers a suggestion of pear and melon, with a trace of pepperiness, ......
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Too Good to be True!!     ..... 90 points too!!
When our vendors want to clear up inventory, they know who to call..... and if it's junk, they know who not to call!.... 60% off.... bad news is there's not much inventory.......
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"..... a marvelous marriage of creaminess, fruitiness and elegance....."... 92 points too!!
“Roederer Estate consistently produces one of this country's best, if not the best, sparkling wine. It's easy to understand why ......
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"..... a refreshing, flavorful, and satisfying Chardonnay....."
"Not too long ago Chardonnay took a lot of criticism, particularly California for its well known oakey style. The ABC ......
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A Tanzer 92!!
Remember what we've been telling you about Steve Tanzer's reviews..... They're the most conservative out there. Pay $50-$150 for iwines he's reviewed at 92 points. If that's ......
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They say $14 (Wine Review Online), we say $10, when bought by the case!!
“Parducci, a longtime producer in California's Mendocino County, has always represented good value. That means simply that its wines over-deliver for the price. ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 18, 2014
".....It’s a superb value....."  ..... 94 points too!!
"The 2012 Cotes du Roussillon Villages Latour de France Occultum Lapidem offers dark, mineral-laced aromas and flavors of smoked earth, licorice, wild herbs ......
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Read this review.....       ..... 92 points too!!
"A perennial favorite at W&S, this classic Provence rosé is crisp and bright, with succulent melon flavors underlined by chalky minerality. The acidity whips ......
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This has to be one of the best Greek wines I've ever tasted.....     ..... 94 points too!!
 .....Unfortunately most Greek wines suffer from an identity crisis, their names and grapes are near impossible to pronounce. ......
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".....There was ONE Winner... VISCONTI....."
"For everyday wine consumers...  We are always searching for the Best Wine under $10. Montepulciano's are some of the BEST VALUE Italian Reds! ......
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They say $42 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $29+, when bought by the case!!
..... 93 points too!!

"I love a Chardonnay that comes across as rich and lively all at once. Winemaker   ......
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".....one of the stars of the night....."
91 points too!!
"We just tried this at our most recent weekly staff wine tasting, this was clearly one of the stars of the night based on the ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 11, 2014
If this review doesn't make you buy this wine..... nothing will!!    ..... 90 points too!!
“Deep ruby. Dark berry compote, licorice and woodsmoke on the assertively perfumed nose. Smooth and appealingly sweet, ......
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Too Good to be True.....
"An Unbelievable CLOSEOUT deal! A 2011 Arneis from Piedmont, Italy for LESS THAN $9!!!!! At Pop's, we LOVE when distributors come to us with a large quantity of wine ......
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".....has absurd value written all over it....."
"Pop's has sold over 100 cases of this label through the years - Are you ready for the 2012!?
This 2012 Cab by Nick has absurd value' written all over it. Anytime I see a
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"..... so impressed the judges....."
“This mouth-filling Prosecco from northern Italy so impressed the judges at the recent San Diego International wine competition that they gave it a generous score of ......
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Are you kidding me.....
Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar is, by far, the most conservative reviewer out there. The idea that you can pay less than $10 per bottle by the case is off the wall incredible......
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They say $20 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $16+, when bought by the case!!
..... 93 points too!!
“I am not a fan of this style of Zinfandel, but it's got a serious following, and......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 4, 2014
"....is this the ultimate Rose value EVER?....."
"For $8+ by the case?! I say back up the truck and start loading cause this IS the ultimate Rose value EVER? Tastes expensive ($15+)... But it's NOT EXPENSIVE!! ......
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Parker Claims $50 quality Malbec Reserve - We say $13+ while supplies last...
"Remember this email...
Too Good to be true!! Robert Parker is the world's leading wine reviewer....
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".....is shockingly good given the price....."
..... 90 points too!!
“Clean, fresh and incredibly pure, the 2013 Charles Smith Riesling Kung Fu Girl is shockingly good given the price. ......
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A 93 point Parker for $16+, when bought
by the case!!
“The 2008 Callejon del Crimen Petit Verdot Gran Reserva is the most dense and full-bodied of these wines. Powerful, structured......
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It's all sorts of Humid out there today...
"Summer has arrived. Time for some crispy delicious Quinta da Raza Vinho Verde - we sold a boat load of this last Summer and if you didn't try it - you are missing... well ......
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".....Dense, rich, and full-bodied....."
"St. Francis Winery has consistently produced luscious, elegant, fruit driven wines that best interpret the richness and distinct varietal characteristics of Sonoma's ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 27, 2014
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 20, 2014
".....one of the best deals in Champagne these days....."     .....  95 points too!!
“This Platinum award-winner at the 11th annual Critics Challenge International Wine Competition is one of the best ......
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“This is a lot of Cabernet for $35......
..... 94 points too!!
"The wine shows deep pigmentation and excellent density, with expressive aromas and flavors that speak of fruit above all, ......
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"..... best wine tonight....."
"No need to be a millionaire. Chimney Rock, one of the most prestigious wine producers in Napa's renowned Stag's Leap district, is showered with accolades every ......
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They say $15 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!
“This lip-smacking, classically styled Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc ......
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Just in! This is so very cool…
"Caymus winery decided to bottle the rare LITER size of the 2012 vintage for an extra special collector's edition. This is truly a collectable!! 2012 is the 40th ......
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The Best (Top-Rated) Rose!
..... 92 points too!! 
"Bright salmon-skin color. Spice- and herb-accented aromas of cherry, black raspberry and lavender are complemented by a ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 13, 2014
"..... this Reserve Cabernet is extraordinary....."    ..... 93 points too!!
"As enthusiastic as I am for Snoqualmie's regular Cabernet, the Reserve is even more eye-popping. To reiterate, ......
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You want very rare?
"From the famed Sassicaia, we can offer an Imperiale, or 6LTR bottle. This is equal to eight bottles of wine. We were told that five of these beauties are arriving in New York. We have secured one of them. This is an amazing bottle. First come first served."......
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A 90 point Gavi!
"Though Piedmont is best known for its regal red wines, Barolo and Barbaresco, the region is home to a noteworthy white, Gavi, which takes its name from the town where the ......
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99pt. Grand Cru Classé Sauternes!!!
“The 1er Grand Cru Classé Sauternes, Chateau Guiraud, is a major sleeper of the 2011 vintage and the finest this estate has ever made from perhaps the great vintage ever in ......
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The Best GUILTY EVER!!!
"2012 The GUILTY has just arrived and I can TESTIFY... Phenomenal Shiraz... under $20 that could pass for a $50 Red...
Here's the Evidence:...
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".....it is nearly impossible to believe that something this good could be priced at $12 a bottle....."
"Another baby Priorato, the 2012 Mas Donis, a custom cuvee from Eric Solomon, ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 6, 2014
Does it get better than this?
They say $26, we say $15+.... 93 points.... Napa Valley Cabernet
“This exceptionally appealing Cabernet shows lots of aroma and flavor and ......
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"..... the winner might surprise you....."
"At a tasting last night with 25 people tasting over 15 different Italian Reds under $20...  The winner might surprise you... Not Cabernet nor Sangiovese nor Barbera - It was a ......
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".....this wine impresses novices and hardened geeks equally....."
"An Outstanding White Wine Value I have been recommending for years... the 2013 has arrived! Some years it gets a SOLID 90  .......
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They say $57 (Wine Advocate), we say $32+, when bought by the case of six!!
.....93 points too!!
"If I were to buy any Brunello di Montalcino, the 2009 La Poderina would be it; ......
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".....This is not some other factory mass produced Nero....."
"Purato is a line of certified organic wines from southern Sicily. Now I’m not one who is sold that organic is always better then t......
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".....a super-charged Pinot Grigio!....."
"Purato is a line of certified organic wines from southern Sicily. Now I’m not one who is sold that organic is always better then non-organic. However I think it shows in the  ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 30, 2014
Outstanding 2013 Gruner Veltliner 9 Bucks per LITER - Stock Up!
"Refreshing Whites are what we crave after Memorial Day Weekend! I Love Drinking GRUNER! The Austrian dry white,  ......
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".....A great wine and a great value!....."
“The 2012 A Lisa is a fragrant blend of 90% Malbec, 9% Merlot and a pinch of Petit Verdot from their estate vineyards planted in 2004 and grapes purchased from local ......
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An amazing review.....     ..... 91 points too!!
"Vivid ruby-red. Sexy, highly perfumed aromas of raspberry, potpourri and Asian spices. Silky, penetrating red fruit and rose pastille flavors pick up a mineral nuance with air. .....
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".....Full-bodied, rich, textured and long....."
..... 93 points too!!
“A blend of 63% Syrah and 37% Grenache (the latter from 40-year-old head-pruned vines), the 2011 Syrah/Grenache is Sonoma’s ......
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They say $12 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $8+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!
"Juicy and sweet and damned near irresistible, this is an affordable Pinot Noir ......
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What price quality?
"Often folks come into our wine shop with a notion that modestly priced wines equate to modest or even poor quality. Well, very often that is true, but very often it is not. ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 23, 2014
".....I loved the ripe and silky fruit....."
"This was the winner at our weekly staff wine seminar a few weeks ago. After the tasting Dorothy Jacobs and myself were racing to write this beautiful wine up. Since she ......
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Too Good to be True!
"The wine deals keep coming. It is quite often we get offered these special offers. What happens is our supplier falls behind in vintage and they need to move goods. . ......
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They say $12 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $8+, when bought by the case!!
.....90 points too!!
"So much pleasure for such a relatively low price! This low key, informal ......
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".....This one however, ROCKS!....."
..... 91 points too!!
"The Grape of Bonarda...reminds me of a hypothetical blend of Italian Barbera and High-end Spanish Rioja for only ......
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".....Its completeness and overall equilibrium are impressive....."     ..... 92 points too!!
“Even more so is the 2011 Zerran, which ratchets up the level of concentration and ripe fruit. It reveals abundant kirsch, ......
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"Can you call a $20.00 plus wine a
great value......
..... Well I can when it is of outstanding quality. There is a lot of great Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon out there,
......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 16, 2014
"....and this superb value can be enjoyed...."
..... 90 points too!!
“The 2008 Triton is 100% Tinta de Toro sourced from old vines some of which are located outside the boundaries ......
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They say $12 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $6+, when bought by the case of six!!
..... 91 points too!!
“Chardonnay has always been an important element in this wine, named for ......
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"..... Platinum award winner....."
..... 93 points too!!
“Columbia Crest has had this bottling firing on all cylinders for several vintages in a row, and once again it's a solid value ......
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"..... a 95 point score from the well-respected Decanter magazine....."
“There is so much good wine coming out of Spain these days. It seems every publication is loaded with these 90 plus wines. ......
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".....A 100% Pinot Noir that tastes like red Burgundy for $10+?....."
"Great Value French Pinot Noir - $10+ 2012 Regusse is here. Values are tougher and tougher to find under $10 a bottle. ......
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".....has definitely captured the true essence of this grape....."
"Joel Gott could possibly be one of the most underrated winemakers out there. No he doesn’t own one of those glamorous Napa ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 9, 2014
A Rose from....."winemaking wizard
of the Rhône....."

"It's time to shrug off these winter blues and welcome spring, though here in the northeast it's way overdue. That means ......
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“The terrific 2012 Tres Picos.....
..... is one of the finest inexpensive, Grenache-based wines made in the world. This full-bodied beauty boasts a deep ruby color as well as loads of strawberry and black
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".....a smooth, silky, cherry filled offering....."
"A 'fun and friendly group of people'....bet you want to get to know folks who describe themselves as such. And when you learn that they are owners of Bouchaine  ......
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".....This has to be $20+ - Nothing with this much complexity is ever affordable....."
"Tasted blind in a tasting of 20 different Sauvignon Blancs Intense smells jumping from the glass: Zingy grapefruit. Hints of .. ......
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".....Welcome to luxury and at a very affordable price....."
"There's a new kid on the block and you'll want to be friends...introducing Domaine Sonoma. The pedigree "Sonoma" gives   ......
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Are you a Red Zin lover?
"Do you love GLASS-STAINING Reds with explosive aromatics of blueberries and vanilla? Then you should grab a case of this SERIOUS Red Zin from Bella Winery ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 2, 2014
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 25, 2014
Does it get any better then this?
"We just had our weekly staff wine tasting seminar. This week’s focus was primarily on Spain. This is always one of the highlights, since I feel Spain represents   ......
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Finally a Spanish Rose that rivals
France’s greats.
"With dry rose becoming such the “in” thing these days, prices on the better ones have crept northward of $20.00-$30.00. ......
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".....Platinum award winner....."
..... 93 points too!!
“It was wines like this that put Argentine Malbec on the map. This reserve from Salentein, which boasts some of the highest  ......
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I love this review.....     ..... 90 points too!!
“The 2012 Sauvignon Blanc has a very attractive nose with scents of greengage, fresh gooseberry and dewy green apples. It is quite understated at first, gradually  ......
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"My wine of the night was.....
..... the 2012 Villano made by Vinas del Cenit. I should have known Vinas del Cenit is one of my favorite wineries from Spain. Their top wine usually sells for upwards 
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".....This is my new favorite
everyday wine...."
"If you’re a Bordeaux lover you must try this wine. I could not believe how awesome this is. At our recent wine tasting  ......more.....