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December 5, 2016
Bordeaux....
Just in time for the Holidays…
Here are SIX Outstanding Reds from the Elite of Bordeaux. All In Stock!

1. 2011 Filia de Grand Mayne, Saint Emilion Grand Cru (Chateau Grand Mayne)

2. 2010 Prelude de Ducasse, Pauillac (Chateau Grand Puy Ducasse)

3. 2009 Le Petit Lion, St. Julien (Chateau Leoville Las Cases)

4. 2012 Alter Ego, Margaux (Chateau Palmer)

5. 2010 Baron de Brane, Margaux (Brane Cantenac)

6. 2012 Chateau Meyney, St. Estephe

Mix a case of all 6 (2 Bottles of Each in a 12 bottle Case) for $520.00

Several other wines I can recommend at all pricepoints… from the Roc de Levraut 2015 super value that’s walking out of here 5 cases at a time ($99.90 a case) to the heights of First Growths… 2007 Haut Brion has been selling well… $396.00 and going fast.

Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits, December, 2016

"Dark, Dense and Opulent for the vintage… a Great Value. One of the best 2011’s I’ve tried! Merlot (75%), Cabernet Franc (15%) and Cabernet Sauvignon (10%).  .....more....
 
"Over-performing 2010 Second wine of Grand Puy Ducasse – Very hard to find a Pauillac under $50 worth buying anymore – this one is a gem! Don’t wait. A nicely .....more....
 
"Second wine of Leoville Las Cases, the Lion Roars Blueberries and minerals on the nose, with hints of flowers. Full body, with firm and chewy tannins and a fresh .....more....
 
"My favorite house that I wished I could afford… Palmer’s Alter Ego is gorgeous everytime I try it…. Built to drink great in it’s first 10 years of life… .....more....
 
"Another Solid red, this Baron de Brane has been a customer favorite… Gorgeous Margaux character and rich fruit… Don’t miss it. Great price/value." .....more....
 
"Another unbelievable Value, the 2012 Meyney is full bodied and lush and ready to drink now. This estate is quickly returning from a long period of mediocrity. This sleeper .....more....
 
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December 3, 2016
"..... from whiskey to wine....."
"There are few words that ignite attention in the Fall like: "Pappy Van Winkle."
There is now something 
.....more....
 
"Brace yourself for this one.....
Clio + Pappy = Precious. You are reading this correctly.
Rich and full bodied, the aromas are intoxicating with blueberry,
.....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
November 26, 2016
"..... I literally did a happy dance in the stock room....."
"I'm so excited one of my "CRAZY" favorite wines, I requested to get into the store came in!!!!   .....more....
 
"..... a terrific wine and an
excellent value....."
“Sourced entirely from vineyards owned by the Hugel family, this wine bears an “Estate”   .....more....
 
"..... Don't miss this
fabulous effort....."
“Readers looking for a classic, incredibly well made Pinot Noir to buy by the case should look   .....more....
 
"..... positively brilliant and delicious....."
“Merry Edwards' sauvignon blanc is consistently among the top two or three produced    .....more....
 
"..... sensationally concentrated, yet well-balanced....."
"Do you remember the days when Australia wines were riding high? I do, producing incredible  .....more....
 
"..... extraordinary elegance and silky mouthfeel....."
"Nero d’Avola is the grape variety that best represents Sicily’s winemaking identity. This rich   .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
November 16, 2016
Cider from Maine!!

You need this for Thanksgiving!
"In the words of Sophia Petrillo, “picture it: Warren, Maine 2016….”
Amongst the beautiful burgundy trees and miles of misty 
.....more....
 

Ted's Blog 
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November 15, 2016
Collector's Alert

A powerful Tuscan for anyone who loves a Full Bodied Red!
95 Points!!!!

2013 was a Great year in Tuscany...
95 Points - James .....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
November 12, 2016
"..... a stand out and a staff favorite at our latest wine dinner ....."
"The Sheriff of Buena Vista is deserving of its name. This bold 2012 Sonoma Count Red Wine  .....more....
 
“A beautifully balanced Chardonnay.....
..... that hits my - all together now - crisp and creamy markers, with lemon, apple, peach,  
.....more....
 
"..... one of the best value wineries in the entire world....."
“Michael David Winery also scores impressively with their moderately priced Zinfandels. The .....more....
 
They say $80 (Wine Review Online), we say $60, when bought by the case of six!!   ..... 96 points too!!
“Take some time and unwind. No, not you -- this wine. You'll  .....more....
 
"..... delivers flavor and complexity without attitude....."
"Ca’ Momi is built on Napa Valley soil, but we’re rooted in soulful Italian tradition. They brought  .....more....
 
“Showing incredible depth for such an affordable wine.....
.....Andrew Murray does it again with this widely available bottling. The gamy nose shows lamb 
.....more....
 
Ted's Blog 
Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

November 10, 2016
Collector's Corner
Best Price in NY

There is nothing better than popping open a Haut Brion.
"I rarely get the opportunity to taste First Growth Bordeaux as the prices have  .....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
November 8, 2016
Wine Deal Alert!!
Half Price!

"Five Super Value Pinot Noirs" (Food & Wine)
"The best inexpensive Pinot Noirs may not have the nuanced aromas   .....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
November 5, 2016
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
Ted's Blog 
Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

November 3, 2016

2014 Saintayne St. Emilion
Grand Cru is a sleeper!
"Winemaker Denis Durantou is world famous for making the wines at Chateau L’Eglise Clinet  .....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 31, 2016
Wine Deal Alert!
Huge price reduction on
Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon 2014

2014 Caymus Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley
 
.....more....

 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 29, 2016
It's Nouveau Time!!
"We can't tell you that this is serious, complex wine. We can tell you that the Nouveau is sheer delight! The Beaujolais Nouveau . .....more....
 
Get it before it’s gone!
"Legendary Tony Soter is certainly among the most accomplished winemakers in the United States. The Soter-owned Mineral  .....more....
 
“A seductive style.....
.....that captures effusively ripe peach and nectarine flavors. Features a juicy texture that's broad and layered. Despite using no oak, 
.....more....
 
"..... is literally a third the price of most of its competitors....."
"I originally wrote this review in March of 2015. At that time it was literally half the price of its  .....more....
 
They say $22 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $14+ when bought by the case!
..... 91 points too!!

“Always a popular offering from this winery, this crisp, fruity  .....more....
 
"..... A Platinum Award winner....."
..... 91 points too!!
“Thanks to a fair amount of charred oak, this is a wine for fans of a smoky style. The fruit is up to   .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 22, 2016
"..... A polished sagrantino ....."
..... 93 points too!!

“I like the aromas of almonds, dried fruits and mushrooms that follow through to a full body .....more....
 
"..... this is a brilliant Chardonnay ....."    ..... 94 points too!!
“John Kongsgaard told me that when the unfiltered Chardonnay from Newton was first launched  .....more....
 
"..... spicy details, cherries, violets, and hints of oak....."
..... 93 points too!!
“A blend from fruit grown in Mainque, in the heart of Río Negro .....more....
 
"..... generous helpings of dark color, spicy aromas, concentrated flavors ....."    ..... 91 points too!!
“This wine is a bold but well-mannered blockbuster .....more....
 
"..... Highly Recommended!....."
..... 94 points too!!

“This generous red shows a traditional character, with leafy, dried herb, tea and spice notes  .....more....
 
"..... concentrated, complex fruit and earth flavors ....."
"It’s kind of Ironic in an era when so many Pinot Noir’s are tasting more and more like Shiraz .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 20, 2016
Wine Deal Alert!!
Too good to be true.....
A 91 point Wine Advocate rating with a retail price of $15..... good deal you say? How about $10+ when you buy by the case! Go ahead .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 15, 2016
"..... A strong candidate for our best $10 sparkler....."
"This all-purpose, great value Spanish sparkler is totally fun and delicious. Making things  .....more....
 
"..... Killer Value!....."
"At a recent tasting with my friends from Aviva Wines, we tasted this incredible Primitivo (80%), Aglianico (20%) blend from Puglia.  .....more....
 
".....shows a polished texture....."
..... 92 points too!!
"It takes two hands to lift this bottle, but if you like reds in the plush, international style, it's  .....more....
 
"..... It is fresh, mellow
and velvety....."
"Lugana could be one of Italy’s best kept secrets for a white wine. So what is Lugana? This wine  .....more....
 
They say $17 (Wine Review Online), we say $12+   ..... 90 points too!!
"It's a rare thing to find a wine of this quality produced in this kind of quantity, and have   .....more....
 
Read this review.....
..... 90 points too!!
"The Venta de la Ossa Syrah is quite dark-colored with a smoky/bacon fat with upfront flavors of ripe  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 12, 2016
“Pinot Grigio at its best.....
.....  delivers a crisp, easy drinking wine that works well as a cocktail as well as having enough acidity to keep pace with some appetizers.
.....more....
 
"..... is simply stunning....."
"The 2013 Demuth Chardonnay is simply stunning. It’s been quite some time I’ve tasted a Chardonnay this good. Although it’s up  .....more....
 
"..... A Platinum Award-winner....."
..... 95 points too!!

“My favorite Alexander Valley producer strikes again with this elegant bottling. It's quite  .....more....
 
"..... This gorgeous wine is beautifully....."
“Showing notes of lavender and cherry, MacMurray’s estate pinot noir is a reminder of the rich  .....more....
 
“Supple and generous, rich but
not weighty.....
..... with ripe cherry, blackberry and tobacco flavors melding harmoniously as the finish rolls on 
.....more....
 
"..... I forgot how charming and delicious this wine is....."
"Dining and drinking wine with old friends. Isn't that what it's all about?
Well Tuesday I did just 
.....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 8, 2016
Cab is King!
With a plethora of 2012's & 2013's IN STOCK it was merciless to pick six, so I picked seven!
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop's Wines & Spirits, October, 2016
 
About $10 – Nothing touches Lyeth’s 2013 Cabernet!!!
"Deep crimson in color, the 2013 Lyeth Cabernet spreads across the palate with layers of  .....more....
 
An Old Favorite is back…..
"A Napa Cabernet for $22+??! Yes. Really. Here's the skinny on this Hardin Napa Cabernet Sauvignon. In 2003 Doug Polaner, one  .....more....
 
Another great secret in cab
under $30 now?

"This cuvée is a new wine by Laely Heron - years in the making. The search for the right  .....more....
 
Educated Guess’s Big Brother – Hypothesis – The 2013 Rocks!
"This Cabernet Sauvignon is rich and complex, bus still has incredible finesse. They believe their  .....more....
 
The Most complete Oakville Cabernet in store under $100!!!!!!!
94 Points, Wilfred Wong
"A complete cabernet at last! When I think of so many cabs that  .....more....
 
The Priest is singing beautifully now…   93 points, Robert Parker
"One of the most original blends I've seen from California
“The 2012 Coach gun  .....more....
 
Faust’s Big Brother… Quintessa 2013 is here – Extremely Limited!!!
"Rarely do you find a wine that is seamless from start to finish. This wine entices with aromas  .....more....
 
New Booze, Booze of Note, Booze you can't live without
October 5, 2016
Booze Deal Alert!!

Too good to be true.....
This may very well be one of the greatest booze deals that we've ever seen! Johnnie Walker Platinum, 18 years old. Normally $100+... how about 50% off to $56+. So.... if this doesn't excite you like it should.... this is a 1-Liter bottle (1/3 l
.....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 4, 2016
Collector's Corner

Too Good to be True!
"The sensational 2012 boasts an opaque purple color along with abundant aromas of charcoal, burning embers, creme 
.....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
October 1, 2016
"..... take a chance you won't be disappointed......"
"Close your eyes, and take a sip, you'll never guess what grape variety you’re drinking.   .....more....
 
The price of this Pinot Noir is unbeatable.....
..... pay $13+ in Manhattan
"This wine is being made by the previous wine director .....more....
 
".....  it’s a stunning wine....."
..... 92 points too!!

“The 2014 Volver Single Vineyard comes from a parcel of vines planted in 1957 called Finca   .....more....
 
".....  amazingly good for the money....."   ..... or for twice this price, quite frankly
“I’m writing this review on 11/17/15, and last night I showed  .....more....
 
"All the pieces fall into place.....
....., with lime, mango and green apple flavors that are bright and juicy, revealing a touch of pineapple on the vivid, bright finish.
.....more....
 
"..... A delicious and well balanced syrah....."   ..... 93 points too!!
“Bright medium ruby black color. Delicate, toasty, attractive aromas of chocolate creme brulee  .....more....
 
Ted's Blog 
Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

September 28, 2016

Perfectly Ready to drink AGED Bordeaux for under $25!!!
"The 2004 Chateau Simard, St. Emilion has arrived!!! Always a big crowd favorite for those   .....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 24, 2016
"..... a delight in so many ways....."
“From Mionetto’s “Prestige Collection,” this pink sparkling wine is a delight in so many ways. The assertive pink   .....more....
 
“Another great value.....
.....  from the Bousquet family, this is made from organic grapes grown in the chalky and stony soils of Gualtallary. The high 
.....more....
 
2015 World Value Wine Challenge Top 10 Red Wine $15 and Under
..... 91 points too!!

“Bright dark dusty garnet color. Fruity, earthy peppery toasty  .....more....
 
Merlot the way it ought to taste.
"Many wine drinkers today so quickly dismiss Merlot as a wine and with good reason. Most of it comes from the large factory wineries .....more....
 
"..... one of the most consistently brilliant California chardonnays....."
94 points too!!

"Rodney Strong’s Chalk Hill Chardonnay is one   .....more....
 
They say $24 (Wine Review Online), we say $17+, when bought by the case!!     .....95 point too!!
“Brassfield’s Eruption is a veritable spice bomb, showing  .....more....
 
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Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

September 16, 2016
"White Bordeaux is a rapidly growing category at Pop's.

On the everyday level they are very quaffable values as compared to Sancerre ($20-35) and on the high end they are values compared to ever soaring White Burgundy.

Here are 7 great WHITE Bordeaux you should grab now!

On my trip to Bordeaux in April, I was quite happy to find a lot of great white Bordeaux is popping up in all sorts of regions. In the past, I'd only tasted simples ones from Entre-Deau-Mers or the best were from Graves / Pessac-Leognan."
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, September, 2016

Outstanding value!!!
"2014 Ronan by Clinet Bordeaux Blanc
At Chateau Clinet in Pomerol in April, we got to taste and buy 
.....more....
 
"Recougne is another great value. Crispy and refreshing and more typical of your everyday white Bordeaux with notes of grapefruits. A similar blend of Sauvignon  .....more....
 
"This is a great example of a serious white Bordeaux - depth & focus & precision here in this exceptional wine from Pessac-Leognan.
Rounded and inviting
.....more....
 
"Here's a great example of white Bordeaux produced by unlikely producers.
In St. Emilion, Chateau Valandraud makes tremendous 
.....more....
 
"Yes, even Sauternes producers are making Dry White Bordeaux...
Château Lafaurie-Peyraguey is a property with a long history and a château that dates back
.....more....
 
"Popped a bottle for my Birthday earlier this month and even though friends suggested I was robbing the cradle… I’m sure glad I did. Tasted like electrified orange  .....more....
 
Ted's Blog 
Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

September 14, 2016

Nothing beats finding a great Red Bordeaux Value.
"I keep hearing that no one drinks Bordeaux anymore… that they have priced themselves  .....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 9, 2016
They say $17 (Wine Spectator), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 90 points too!!
“Up-front peach and apricot flavors segue into a juicy lemon  .....more....
 
They say $30 (Wine Spectator), we say $19+, when bought by the case!! ..... 92 points too!!
Not to be confused with Hahn's entry level Pinot Noir  .....more....
 
"A fine value.....
..... in a forward Chianti Classico that offers lively ripe fruit and peppery spice carried on racy acidity and finishing long with black  
.....more....
 
"So you think you all know about white wines?.....
..... I'll bet you are like me and frequently overlook Pinot Bianco. The delicious Kettmeir 2015  
.....more....
 
"..... lush and round, with polished tannins....."    .....91+ points too!!
“The red 2012 Reserva is sold as Crianza or Reserva depending on the market, but it's always 
.....more....
 
"..... full-bodied, generous and richly textured wine....."
.....90 points too!!
“A slightly herbal, minty character gives personality to this  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 3, 2016
Collector's Corner

96-100 Point Stunner!!
"The flagship wine of the estate in reds is their Insignia, which has been one of the great Bordeaux blends made in California since 
.....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
September 2, 2016
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 26, 2016
"..... but when a winery hits it
just right....."
“Chenin Blanc is a tough grape to transform into a balanced wine in North America because  .....more....
 
They say $30. (Wine Enthusiast), we say $19+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 92 points too!!
“Since its inception, Numanthia has never once bottled a  .....more....
 
They say $15. (Wine Enthusiast), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 90 points too!!
“An ambitious, concentrated, but not oaky wine, this has a very  .....more....
 
"..... Beautiful and delicate.....”
“The nose here reminds me of Burgundy with dried flowers and red berry aromas. Tight but has beautiful ethereal red fruit  .....more....
 
“A steal from Lafage.....
.....is the 2014 Bastide Miraflors, which is a Cotes du Roussillon, and a blend of 70% Syrah and 30% Grenache, with
.....more....
 
".....Platinum Award winner....."
93 points too!!

“A complex, broadly useful, traditionally-styled wine, this is an outstanding example  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 16, 2016
"..... This is a ridiculously good value!....."     ..... 92 points too!!
“The brothers Giesen are at it again with bang for your buck Sauvignon Blanc that's more than .....more....
 
One of the best Barbera d’Asti wines.....
..... to enjoy this summer. Very modern interpretation of Barbera d’Asti Superiore, with
.....more....
 
".....  It is full and rich,....."
91 points too!!

"Grown in the gravel and limestone soil surrounding Sainte-Victoire, this Quiot family wine has a .....more....
 
They say $18 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 91 points too!!
“A solid, chunky and structured wine, this wine has firm, dense .....more....
 
"This wasn’t served at a Royal Wedding.....
..... nor was it served at any special White House gathering. It was served at a much more special
.....more....
 
They say $20 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $13+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 91 points too!!
“This is a strong wine for the price, unfolding with caramelized berries, kirsch, black cassis,  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 12, 2016
Collector's Corner

2012 Silver Oak Cab has arrived!
What used to be plentiful & in good supply is now allocated. Especially since it's from the heralded 2012 vintage. We're thrilled that
.....more....

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 9, 2016
"..... velvety, fresh, and
very lively....."
"Prosecco is all the rage these days. Unfortunately a lot of it on the market has become mass  .....more....
 
This won't last.... ..... 96 points too!
“Imagine trying to make a bottle worthy of a Napa Valley legend, in celebration of the fiftieth anniversary of what is perhaps  
.....more....
 
They say $19 (Wine Entghusiast), we say $14+, when bought by the case!!   ..... 90 points too!!
“This unoaked Chardonnay highlights a remarkable intensity  .....more....
 
"..... this is a great value......”
“Buying Pinot Noir from anywhere for less than $20 is an extremely dicey undertaking, but this wine shows that excellent quality can indeed .....more....
 
Half the price of Rose Champagne!
..... 90 points too!!

“Bubbly from Alsace seems to be getting better and better. No, it’s not nuanced and biscuity like .....more....
 
They say $20 (Wine Spectator), we say $14+, when bought by the case!!   ..... 92 points too!!
“This plump red delivers harmonious flavors of plum, dried  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 3, 2016
Wine Deal Alert!!

Too good to be true.....
A couple of options here....
1) Buy this in Manhattan and pay TWICE Pop's Price.
2) Buy this online at that .
.....more....
 

New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 29, 2016
Wine Deal Alert!!

Unheard of deal.... Jordan Chardonnay for less than $20
"Tightly structured and quiet in oak, this wine instead exudes bright notes of lemon
.....more....
 

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Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

July 25, 2016
High Rated Gems... Get them while they last...
All In-Stock…
Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits,
July, 2016
A steal of a value perfect for
the BBQ!!!!!

"A steal from Lafage is the 2014 Bastide Miraflors, which is a Cotes du Roussillon, and a blend   .....more....
 
A powerful Tuscan for anyone who loves a Full Bodied Cabernet, but loves Italy too! Twin 93’s!!!
"A solid and chewy young red with dried blackberries, licorice  .....more....
 
Classic Barbaresco under $30!!!
"A graceful and detailed red, marked by ripe cherry, strawberry, floral and tar flavors, with the fruit intensity persisting on the finish,  .....more....
 
Tasted in Italy last September, very glad we could get some of this fantastic Chianti Riserva
..… 95 Points too!!!

"Traditional style Chianti  .....more....
 
Highly rated Rioja with 15 years
age on it!!!
"(85% Tempranillo, 10% Graciano, 5% Mazuelo) Deep ruby color; mushroom and rich, ripe  .....more....
 
Super hard to get, this is the Best South African red I’ve tasted in
a long time!!

Very balanced. Only 150 cases produced...... Extremely  .....more....
 
“Powerful Toro style… at this quality level, the price is quite good." The Wine Advocate
"Remember a wine called “Numanthia” that was a  .....more....
 
Perfection and a great price! Two 3-packs in Original Wooden Boxes Available. Sold by the Bottle!
..... 100 points too!!
"The prodigious 2013  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 22, 2016
French Café Classic Reborn!
"The newest summer wine sensation is actually a thing from the past. A throw-back to the old bistro days of Southern France when  .....more....
 
"..... hard to find a better value in this category....."
"This is one of the best value Pinot Noirs we have. Bacchus has it all. Pedigree, this wine is  .....more....
 
"..... a seductive, juicy, soft, round opulent style of wine....."
..... 93 points too!!

“A large production (about 5,500 cases) of Cabernet  .....more....
 
"..... the best American white wine for the price....."
..... 92 points too!!

“Josh Jensen's appellation blend is arguably the best  .....more....
 
"..... a beautiful blend of Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon Zinfandel and Petite Sirah....."
"For all our Apothic Red fans, we have a wine for you,  .....more....
 
"..... a beautifully ripe and generous expression....."   ..... 93 points too!!
“Most of Produttori del Barbaresco's production is dedicated to their so-called base wine  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 19, 2016
Wine Deal Alert!!

They say $14 (Wine Spectator), we say $6+, when bought by the case!!
Killer price on this wine.... We've seen this in Manhattan for TWICE the price! NO.... it's not a mis-print .....more....
 

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Great Wine doesn't have to cost a lot!

July 13, 2016
"Summertime is the perfect time to get some lobsters and pop open some White Burgundy.

99% of White Burgundy is Chardonnay - the confusion lies in all the crazy names... Mostly geographical references... Different towns and vineyard sites...

Here are 7 Great Values at all price points. Some are affordable and some are extravagant but they are all great values! 2014 vintage is on the market now and they are drinking really well out of the gate."

Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits,
July, 2016

"2014 Macon Villages from Domaine des Vercherres is a terrific value in White Burgundy.
Domaine des Verchères is a family domaine in the northern
 .....more....
 
"The 2014 Louis Latour Montagny is one of our best sellers. Bright, light golden color, on the nose fruity notes of fresh apples and pears emerges. A complex nose with peach . .....more....
 
"This THE best Value in the
whole Email…
The Brocard Vieilles Vignes Sainte Claire is from a selection of very old vines planted after
 .....more....
 
"Pouilly Fuisse’s have been increasing in price due to the constant weather related problems in Burgundy. In the last 4 years, they have lost 1 and a third  .....more....
 
"Terrific weight and density in this 2014 Saint Veran bottling by Vigneron Jean Manciat. 100% Chardonnay planted mid-slope in sandy-limestone soils. Harvested by hand .....more....
 
"From 71 year old vines… Deep. And Very Full Bodied. Great concentration."
93 Points, Wine Spectator
“This is intense, exhibiting
 .....more....
 
"Textbook Puligny-Montrachet, quite lovely and expressive, extremely well balanced with just the right amount of oak, intense yet restrained, elegant, emphasizing the classic  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 8, 2016
They say $9 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $5+, when bought by the case!!
Is there a better value out there in red wine?.... probably not. Serve this blind, ask people what
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They say $14 (Wine Spectator), we say $9+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!

“Fragrant and juicy, with apple blossom, lime zest and .....more....
 
"..... generous and richly
textured wine....."
“A slightly herbal, minty character gives personality to this full-bodied, generous and richly
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They say $16 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $12+, when bought by the case!!    ..... 90 points too!!
“This is a delightfully crisp, elegant and lip-smacking wine,  .....more....
 
So.... you like Moscato?
..... well it doesn't get much better than Saracco, read this review.....
 “The 2015 Moscato d'Asti shows sweet sensations of .....more....
 
They say $11 (Wine Review Online), we say $8+, when bought by the case!!   ..... 90 points too!!
“Spot-on Sauvignon Blanc from this Concha Y Toro  .....more....
 
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July 6, 2016
Summer Whites
Summer is here, time to share some off the beaten path extreme values.
Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits,
July, 2016

"Gascony has some of the most mouthwateringly delicious white wine values on the planet.
If ever there was a wine made to meet the ever-evolving
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Tired of the same old Pinot Grigio?
"Grab this Sartarelli Verdicchio from arguably the best producer in the Marche region of Italy!
Classic dry white wine that
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"40 Ounce Muscadet (“muss-kuh-day”) is a bone-dry, light-bodied white wine from the Loire Valley of France that is made with Melon de Bourgogne and is paired  .....more....
 
"Arneis is a gorgeous flowery dry white from Piedmont in north-western Italy.
I'd love to be drinking Barolo all the time but when white wine
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"The 2013 Raymond Reserve Selection Napa Valley Chardonnay opens with delightfully fragrant aromas of pear and guava fruit that are accentuated by  .....more....
 
"White wine doesn't get much better than the vibrant mouth feel of a great WHITE Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Mostly thought as a red wine region, the whites are outstanding  .....more....
 
"Stunning VIOGNIER from Oregon micro producer Penner Ash... Penner Ash makes voluptuous Pinot Noirs in the $45-65 range but their Best Value is their 1000 case  .....more....
 
"Emidio Pepe's PECORINO from Abruzzo is in a class by itself.
Deep orange-yellow color. Candied tangerine peel, minerals and herbs on the nose with a dense
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"Guigal is one of the last family owned producers with vast holdings of vineyards throughout the Rhone Valley. Their quality in every bottling is authentic and value  .....more....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 1, 2016
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
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June 28, 2016
The Amazing 2015 German Estate Wines of
Terry Theise

..... a pre-arrival offering

 
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June 22, 2016
Unbelievable Values, Unbelievable Deals!!!
Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…
Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits, June, 2016

Vikingfjord Citrus Flavored Vodka Over 70% OFF!!!!
"Treat yourself to a bright citrus vodka that is refreshingly delicious. Vikingfjord Citrus delivers.
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An $18 red Bordeaux for $8! And it’s delicious!
"What happens when a relationship goes down the drain?
A lot of finger pointing
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MONSTER OFF THE CHARTS CLOSE-OUT TO KICK OFF ROSE SEASON!!
"89 Points Rated 2014 Garnacha de Fuego Rose – Was $11.99
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A 95 Rated Rioja Steal of a deal under $14!!!
 
"95 Rated Rioja’s sell for $50, $60, $70+ a bottle… VERY RARE TO FIND UNDER $25!!!!!!!
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June 14, 2016
Seven Roses I feel you can't party without!
Ted Clark, Pop's Wines & Spirits, June, 2016

"Every year, the hottest Rose in our neck of the woods, Long Island NY, is the Wolffer Estate Rose… (Grab it before it’s gone!) Always seems to vanish in July… perhaps ....more....
 
"On my trip in April, I started the trip in Barolo country tasting the very drinkable 2012 Barolo’s that are starting to show up on our shores. During one such visit .....more....
 
"Pinot Noir Rose’s have long been great values… but often they are too high in price in my opinion.
Here’s an Outstanding Rose of Pinot Noir from Argentina that
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"Looking for something different?
How about a fantastic GREEK Rose… Dio Fili Rose displays Intense Raspberry & Strawberry Flavors with a Crisp Mineral finish.
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"Muga, Muga, Muga, Muga!!!!
The hottest selling Rose in all of Spain. Period!
Largely in part because they have a world reknowned expert 
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"No trip to Bordeaux would be complete without finding an Outstanding value Rose from World Reknowned Winery Domaine de Chevalier located on prime.....more....
 
"Finally, probably the BEST Deal of the moment… While it lasts!!!
Real Provence Rose… An Old Vine, Luxury Bottling by Hecht & Bannier, that was close to $30
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June 10, 2016
I love going to parties with Big Bottles…
.....Mags are essential for large groups but showing up with a 3 Liter or 6 Liter becomes the center of attention!

It's officially BBQ season - time to share my picks for Party Success.

Great wine doesn’t have to cost a lot…

Ted Clark, Wine Consultant, Pop’s Wine & Spirits,
June, 2016

"Pinot Grigio - Everyone's drinking it - my advice, don't over spend!! Three quarters of the Pinot Grigio on the market comes from the same cooperative in Delle .....more....
 
"Extremely difficult to find a great Pinot Noir, let alone a Pinot Noir Magnum. 2015 Frontera Pinot Noir from Chile is flat out great for $9 a Mag!" .....more....
 
"Can’t show up without a Rose!
An outstanding rosé, with concentrated flavors of apple, spice and citrus that are flanked by plenty of rich, spicy notes .
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"Summer BBQ in a bottle = Volver!! An outstanding full bodied red from Spain that we can't keep in stock.
Spanish Reds are incredibly awesome at BBQ's -
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"Chianti Classico Reserva La Selvanella is Fattorie Melini's top wine and is a benchmark for Italian wine. La Selvanella was the first wine made from a single.....more....
 
"2010 Opus One MAGNUM - Go Big or Go Home! Want to make your presence known visiting friends in the Hamptons? Nothing better than a MAG of Opus!" .....more....