Pop's Wines & Spirits
256 Long Beach Road, Island Park, New York 11558
516.431.0025, 516.432.2648, Fax,
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 21, 2015
"..... a ridiculously good wine for the money....."
"I love a great value! There may not be a better bang for you Buck Italian Red under $10 in the store! ....
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"..... rich and expressive with classic balance....."
"Hardin Cabernet Sauvignon is a beautiful expression of Napa Valley at a very affordable price. ....
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“Succulent and round.....
..... this takes sauvignon’s passion fruit flavors in a red-hued direction. Its full-on fruit has a musky edge, finishing clean. This ....
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"..... Smart Buys!....."
..... 92 points too!!
“Rich yet medium-weight, offering an exciting interplay of berry, oak, earth and spice notes, with ....
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They say $13 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $9+, when bought by the case!!
..... 91 points - Best Buy
“Grand’Arte is the top range from DFJ Vinhos, highlighting ....
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"..... New York State Winery
of the Year....."
"For years now we have touted the wine making expertise of the Massoud family of  ....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 14, 2015
Too Good to be Trus!!
"Not to be confused with the California version.... Are you kidding me? Willamette Valley, Oregon Pinot Noir for $7+!! ....
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“Simple, forward and thoroughly delicious.....
.....this mouthwatering white has a leesy filigree framing scents of bright citrus and crisp apple. ....
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They say $60.00 (Wine Spectator), we say $48, when bought by the case of six!!  ..... 94 points too!!
“Bright and firmly structured, exhibiting cherry, ....
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"Summertime and the sipping
is easy.....
..... A little poetic license please. With summer officially here, cool, crisp, flavorful white wines ....
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"..... One of the best values amongst Super Tuscan reds....."
"James Suckling released his scores last night on Super Tuscan’s and 2013 looks to be the ....
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"..... full-bodied, deep, lusty, opulent style....."
"I was recently was out in Napa Valley and all the winemakers were raving about the ....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
August 7, 2015
"..... a harmonious and vibrant wine....."    Just released!
"Our 2011 Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon is a harmonious and vibrant wine. This ....
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Read this review.... Yes, they're talking about Greek wine!
..... 90 points too!!
“An area southwest of Naoussa, Siatista has a long history .....
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"..... remarkable concentration....."
..... 91 points too!!
“This has an unusually dark color. Aromas of blackberry jam and maple syrup are followed by .....
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“Saturated with cherry, raspberry, spice and tobacco aromas.....
..... and flavors, this strikes a balanced between the supple texture, succulent acidity and .....
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Too Good to be True...... 55% off!
"We love it when importers decide to discontinue a brand. We’ve been lucky to pick up this closeout..... we took all they had! We .....
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"..... It seems to develop more with each sip....."   ...... 90 points too!!
“Robust in mouth feel, this offers subtlety in flavor and an appetizingly tangy texture. It seems .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 31, 2015
What if you could get $50 quality wine for under $11?   Read on…..
"Amarone’s are amazing…Raisiny and intense because the grapes are dried out on matts .....
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How about some Groovy White wine for your Summer Picnic?
"GRUner VEltliner (GRUVE) is an ever more popular white wine popping up on more and  .....
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Pinot Noir the way it should be!
'These are the days of the over ripe, over extracted and over done Pinot Noir. So it was a great pleasure to taste a Pinot that does  .....
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Sideways no more!
"The movie Sideways certainly put a hurting on Merlot. However many of the bulk producers also greatly contributed to Merlot's .....
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Want a killer value?
"Not all wines have to be expensive...
The 2014 Gato Negro Sauvignon Blanc is "The Best White under $5 in the store!" I’ve been tasted .....
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Summer heat = Rose, Rose, Rose…
"Protos is my pick for the Best 2014 Rose from Spain. Protos is Greek for “First!” and as such is the oldest winery in the Ribera del  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
July 17, 2015
"Flirting with perfection.....
.....the 2012 Dominus is composed of 93% Cabernet Sauvignon, 5% Petit Verdot and 2% Cabernet Franc. Five thousand cases were
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"Best Buy!"     ..... 91 points too!!
“This fresh-smelling wine blends aromas of caramel apple and light grapefruit juice. The palate is racy in acidity, like a glass of  .....
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"..... a blockbuster....."
..... 95 points too!!
“The 2013 Maury Sec Serge & Nicolas is a blockbuster that goes screaming past its humble  .....
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Too good to be true.....
90 pouints & $7+
"A taut, sinewy style, with notes of slate and white pepper to the roasted plum and dried red berry  .....
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They say $18 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $12+, when bought by the case!!    .....91 points too!!
“This wine from Houchart’s selective Sainte-Victoire .....
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Read this review.....
..... 94 points too!!
“A gorgeous red with dark berry and blueberry character and violet character. Full body,  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 19, 2015
Wine of the Night!
"At one time Pinot Grigio was not the most popular white wine in Italy, a wine called Soave was. Anselmi was one the top producers of this wine. However when the Italian   .....
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A Platinum Award winner   ..... 94 points too!!
“It's always great to find a wine that is readily available at a great price that delivers this kind of quality. One whiff puts you in the Tuscan hill country and invites you to stay  .....
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Outstanding White for Summer, Crispy,
Tart, Vibrant
"Summer showed its face here this weekend... 80+, Hot, Humid... What to drink? For us, it's all about something very quaffable,  .....
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There are many reasons to love Chardonnay......
.....Think lemon, butter, apples...almost sounds like dessert, but this is dry, crisp, gently oaked Chardonnay. With grapes ,  .....
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Worth twice the price!
"As you can see we’re on a Rose kick and with good reason. Rose is in! Every year the Belleruche Rose tastes more and more Provence like. However there is  .....
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They say $28 (Wine Review Online), we say $19+, when bought by the case!!
.....95 points too!!
“Acacia is one of the wineries that helped write the book on Pinot Noir in California .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 12, 2015
".....easily the finest and most alluring....."
"Rethink On Pink, Jancis Robinson on Wine
At a recent tasting in London during which nearly 40 of the world’s best Roses were pitted against each other on a blind  .....
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".....tangy red berry and succulent
herb flavors....."
"Bargemone is among the foremost estates of the Coteaux d’Aix appellation of Provence. A benchmark producer of the  .....
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They say $18 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!
..... 91 points too!!
“This wine from Houchart’s selective Sainte-Victoire appellation is distinct  .....
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Best ITALIAN Rose
"The 2014 Il Mimo Nebbiolo Rose continues the tradition of Classic Nebbiolo in a Rose, wonderful fragrance, perfect food wine... Highly recommended! .....
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Best SOUTH AFRICA Rose
"The 2014 Mulderbosch Rose is our least expensive and likely our fullest bodied offering seeing as it's all Cabernet Sauvignon, but it has an amazing elegance that draws  .....
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Best SPANISH Rose - Year after year.
"The 2014 Muga Rose has an electric color and intensity that is irresistible. 60% Garnacha, 30% Viura and 10% Tempranillo. Consistently great every year." .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
June 5, 2015
"..... has always represented amazing price/quality ratio....."
"Wyatt is a custom label that was born from the idea that delicious, mouth-filling wines can be hand-crafted at reasonable  .....
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Tell me this review doesn't sound like $25-$40 per bottle!     ..... 90 points too!!
“An extremely deep, dark color is the first thing to notice in this rich, almost thick, wine. It smells like wild blackberries and  .....
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"It doesn't get much better than this......
.....Over the years you've read about our weekly staff seminars and wine tastings. Picture this: Tuesday night, 8:30 PM, a dozen folks dead on their feet, and we're going to do  .....
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Beautiful White Wine Gem!
"With the prices of White Burgundy being so high, I am finding it necessary to find suitable alternatives. In general, the popular/mainstream Macon lacks any real Burgundian  .....
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Best Rose Under $10
"The 2014 Chateau Montaud is the best Rose under $10 from Provence I've tasted in a very long time... I usually have to scoop up some clearance list Provence Rose  .....
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They say $35 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $13+, when bought by the case!!
..... 93 points too!!
We actually asked the supplier if they made a mistake on the pricing of this wine!  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 29, 2015
"..... this may be their best effort yet!....."
"We’ve long been fans of the Nora Albarino and this may be their best effort yet! The vibrant citrus fruit has beautiful floral and mineral aromas. Fleshy and dry .....
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Read this review.....     ..... 91 points too!!
“Vibrant pink with complex flavors of strawberry, raspberry and cherry. A blend of Syrah, Mourvedre, Cabernet, Grenache and Cinsault. A touch of citrus on the finish .....
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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 like a $25 bottle..... and its got a 90 point rating!! .....
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An amazing bouquet..... This is a must try!!
"Another good bubbly from Spain is Sonim Brut Rose, although much darker in color than most rose Cavas. This full bodied rose is bright red color sparkler. It feels round  .....
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".....a special wine and an incredible buy
at just over $15....."
"Nothing like good wine and good food! Our recent wine tasting seminar was held at a wonderful tapas restaurant.  .....
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20 Chardonnays blind..... Here's
the winner.....
"Always fun to open 30 different Chardonnay's, serve them blind.... see which ones stand out. This competition had wines g .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 8, 2015
Too good to be true......
Not to be confused with the Founders' or the regular Napa Valley, this is the Reserve Chardonnay, and it's from the very good 2012 vintage. You could pay $24  .....
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They say $30 (Wine Review Online), we say $24+, when bought by the case!!
..... 94 points too!!
“Here's a spicy little number from Hess Collection. Deep black fruit sits  .....
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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  .....
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"..... A juicy, mouthwatering chardonnay that will cover a lot of bases....."
“Bright clear light medium golden color. Delicate, toasty, fruity aromas of nougat, pineapple cake, and candied  .....
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They say $32 (Wine Review Online), we say $24+, when bought by the case!!
..... 94 points too!!

“From the California house of famed Champagne producer Taittinger,  .....
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"..... delivers great quality for a gentle price....."     ..... 90 points too!!
"Lithe and dancing in texture, yet robustly concentrated with yellow peach and cherry flavors, Red Newt’s Circle delivers   .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
May 1, 2015
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 24, 2015
They say $13 (Wine Review Online), we say $8+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!
"France's Rhone Valley, despite its popularity, continues to serve up value  .....
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They say $24 (Beverage Dynamics), we say $18+, when bought by the case!!
..... 93 points too!!
“This new effort from Kim Crawford’s hilltop vineyards has a welcoming  .....
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Awesome wine...Awesome price!!!
"There was a time when you struggled to get good Pinot Noir under $20 and good Pinot under $10. was unheard of. Lately I’ve tasted quite a few value Pinot Noir .....
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"..... For a world-class, ageworthy red wine this is a remarkable value....."
"The 2009 Cune Imperial has landed at Pop’s, and after tasting you will find perhaps one of the greatest wineries in the business .....
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"One of the great sleepers of the vintage.....
..... and probably the best Clos de Marquis I have ever tasted this wine could easily compete with many of the vintage's classified growths. Dense, opaque purple-colored,  .....
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"..... a hidden gem....."
"Michel Chapoutier, the renowned Rhône producer, has a personal estate in the Languedoc, called Bila-Haut. Latour de France (not to be confused with the  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 17, 2015
"..... it’s hard to do better at this price......"
"This benchmark Brancott Estate Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc delivers yet again. The quality is still in the bottle from this perennial Best Buy. It’s plump in feel, with ripe  .....
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"..... a wine that easily drinks at
twice its cost....."
"Value is perception. Sometimes people misconstrue value as having to be cheap. I perceive value as when a wine  .....
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Read this review.....
“This alluring white delivers a broad range of flavors in a pillowy texture, while crisp, well-integrated acidity maintains the focus. Melon, coconut, spice and smoky flavors .....
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"..... the Wiemer Dry Riesling drew raves....."
"I love New York! That's more than just a slogan to those of us who live here and love wine. New York is home to five wine-growing regions and has been producing stellar wines  .....
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"..... This is a wonderful wine, pure
Pinot--no steroids....."
"Looking for "real" Pinot Noir that is priced to drink everyday, well we’ve been selling a boatload of this Bacchus Pinot  .....
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"..... It’s dark, almost opaque, displaying a serious, concentrated profile....."
"We are facing what is probably the best vintage of the decade!" Don Emilio Moro….. and with only 600,000 bottles made, and   .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 10, 2015
"..... Trust me, you want this wine!..... "
"BACK UP THE TRUCK!!...RED BORDEAUX That is Sipping $25++, while and only $9+ bucks by the case! 'Tis the season to be jolly once again because it is still so .....
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"..... finish that rocked my taste buds!....."
"So here we go....starting off this rainy Tuesday with perhaps one of the greatest Barbera's to hit our shelves!!
So our new supplier from Vintus .....
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"..... this represents unbeatable value ....."
..... 90 points too!!
"Man Vintner’s Steen Chenin Blanc 2014 received 90 points from Parker back in October. This is the perfect time of year .....
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....."... a wine that over deliverers
for the price point!...."
"Wyatt was born out of the idea that good California cabernet can be found at inexpensive prices. A custom label made
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"..... rarely have I tasted such an exceptional wine at the price....."
“The firm of Joseph Drouhin, one of Burgundy’s best, is still family owned and operated. Though they own vineyards extensively  .....
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Read this review.....     ..... 90 points too!!
Look carefully here, a 90 point review from thye most conservative reviewer out there..... His 90 point reviewds are usually for wines costing 2-3 times the price!.....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 3, 2015
"I'm one of the last people to drink
under $10 wines.....
.....and this Bacaro Merlot I plan to buy by the case!
The first day of Spring occurs .....
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So please stop what you doing now……
and BUY THIS!!
"So are you ready, because our supplier just offered Pop’s the SWEETEST Brunello deal that we’ve come across in a .....
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"..... serious bang for the buck....."
"This delicious, crowd pleasing Cabernet value is a no-brainer, delivering serious bang for the buck! With its ripe yet gripping tannins providing good structure to the ripe palate .....
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"..... This is NOW a ridiculous value
at $11.00 a bottle....."
"We’re getting into full swing with our staff tastings. This week’s VIP was an old friend of ours Sotiris Bafitis. Sotiris is .....
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"..... The flavors are plush and
exuberantly round....."
"Over the years this Pinot Noir from Benton Lane has particularly been one of my favorites, I tend to lean toward the more .....
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"..... Pure, beautiful Barolo for 30 Beans....."
"Ellena Giuseppe is based in Barolo's famous "La Morra" district... the wines from this area sell for $80, $90, $100 a bottle, especially for the 2010's which are really hard to get......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 27, 2015
Too good to be true.....
"We've seen this priced at $30+ at that famous wine store in Manhattan. Napa Valley Cabernet (hnot to be confused with the entry level BV"Coastal" Cabernet) from a vener .....
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"..... and folks, it is KILLER!!....."
"The ultimate Rose is back in stock at Pop’s with a new vintage 2014…......and folks, it is KILLER!!
“Look at is this way, a single  .....
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They say $11 (Wine Enthusiast), we say $7+, when bought by the case!! ..... 90 points too!!
“Aromatic and elegant, generous and supple, this tastes rich while feeling polished and complete. An enticing, light aroma  .....
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“Chteau Simard is a claret lover’s treasure.....
.....  It is rare indeed to find a red Bordeaux that is not released until nearly ten years after the vintage. That has always been the case with Château Simard. The blend   .....
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“No winery in America delivers
better value.....
..... than Barefoot Cellars. Winemaker Jennifer Wall and her team are master blenders, crafting excellent wines that most anyone  .....
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".... this wine has excelled.... "
"Few things in California wine are more consistent than a Ferrari-Carano Fume Blanc. Through the years, despite production levels that approach 100,000 cases   .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 20, 2015
"..... is literally half the price of most
of its competitors....."
"I’m quite often asked do we really need another Barbera? Well I say “YES”, especially when it is possibly the Italian wine value   .....
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".....medium-bodied with fine, silky tannins....."     ..... 92 points too!!
"The 2010 Gran Reserva Malbec is from Vistalba in Lujan de Cuyo and undergoes 18 months aging in new French  .....
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".....  You will be hard pressed to find a better Pinot Grigio at this price....."
"You’re probably thinking what I was thinking, “oh no not another Pinot Grigio”. Let me tell you, this is not just another Pinot Grigio.  .....
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"..... There’s great depth and richness
in this serious wine....."
“St. Francis doesn’t make a lot of different bottlings -- they prefer to concentrate on making great wines at affordable prices  .....
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"..... A steal at this price....."
"Dialed in to top dead center is what I'd call this Chardonnay that walks the tightrope between creamy and crisp, or viscous and bright if you prefer. Lemon, apple, a little  .....
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My new Favorite Cotes du Rhone
Red Blend......
"2013 was a challenging vintage in the Rhone valley. Tasting a few dozen different Cotes du Rhones at a recent trade tasting r  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 13, 2015
Crazy Price HERE!!......
"ONLY $2.95 per BOTTLE for 2014 Beaujolais Nouveau!!! (originally $9.85)
Welcome to Pop’s Wines and Spirits, once again! Since 1944 we've been  .....
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"..... It is simply 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 simply hard to beat this wine for its quality   .....
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"..... The Best Riesling and a Platinum
Award winner....."
“A terrific, mineral-driven dry Riesling from one of my favorite Finger Lakes producers. The bouquet shows bright white  .....
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They say $18 (Beverage Dynamics), we say $11+, when bought by the case!
..... 94 points too!!
“A top chardonnay for the money; very balanced with great fruit and just  .....
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"This is one of the tastiest and
affordable rosés.....
..... in the market. It isn’t going to inspire lots of contemplation and you won’t waste time mulling over its virtues -- this coquettish  .....
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They say $17 (Wine review Online), we say $11+, when bought by the case!
..... 93 points too!!
“This interesting and unusual blend from Rocca delle Macie demonstrates a  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 6, 2015
Go Ahead, Google this wine.....
..... you'll see prices of $24.99, $26.49 & $27.99!! Buy it at Pop's for $18.78!!
"Beringer Knights Valley has long been one of my favorite $30 and under Cabs.  .....
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"..... great depth and flavor....."
..... 95 points too!!
“This is very ripe and layered with lots of honey, oil, dried lemon and apple character. It's full body very deep and intense .....
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".....  very fine-grained texture to the complex flavors....."     ..... 90+ points too!!
“Bright, saturated red-ruby. High-toned, almost liqueur-like aromas of black cherry, blackberry, violet, licorice and mint; more  .....
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"..... shows power and density....."
..... 92 points too!!
“Full of tannins at this stage, it shows power and density. It’s a blend of more than 10 varieties, giving complexity as well as  .....
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This wine screams value!
"Once again we’ve begun our weekly staff wine seminars and this week’s lineup was quite stellar. However one of the major standouts was the Visconti Montepulciano  .....
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..... It’s a wow kind of wine....."
“I’ve always considered Grgich Hills Estate one of California’s top producers. I expect their wines to be distinctive. Despite their fantastic track record, successive bottlings  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
February 27, 2015
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
"..... Everyday wine for Brunello drinkers!....."
"Cellar Gem: The Genie in the bottle: Poggiolupi 2012: Everyday wine for Brunello drinkers! That time of the day when "it's time" to open some wine.. A magical time, .....
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"..... velvety-textured red....."
“Even better is the 2012 Borsao Tinto, a blend of 85% Grenache and 15% Tempranillo aged in stainless steel. Made in the fourth straight drought vintage in the province .....
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Crowd Favorite Cab Value under $40 - 92WA last Vintage... A steal!
"One of the BEST value regions for HIGH QUALITY Cab these days... California if you have a few $20 bills in your pocket .....
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