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
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.....
 
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 18, 2014
They say $15 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!
..... 94 points too!!
“Zonin's Cuvee 1821 is a significant step up from the everyday, garden variety ......
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They say $16 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $8+, when bought by the caseof six!!
..... 94 points too!!

“This excellent effort from Domaine de Nizas shows exceptionally fine balance  ......
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".....It doesn't get much better than this....."
"Baby Brunello Rockstar 2011 Le Ragnaie Rosso $26+. May the real Rosso di Montalcino step up to the stage! Translates roughly as "Red wine of Montalcino" ......
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".....this is a wine to savor. Very
modestly priced....."
"It ain't just whistling Dixie - Cotes du Rhone, French isn't it, so what's this about Dixie? Well, the Rhone is a large wine growing ......
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".....For the money, an amazing mouthful of wine....."    ..... 93 points too!!
“On the nose this wine seduces with intense notes of floral and spice. On the palate it shows hints of guava and stone fruits ......
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“This delicious, high-value-per-dollar wine.....
.....shows an open, expressively fruity nose with dark cherry fruit notes in the lead, but also a savory character that rides right behind the fruit notes. Pure and fresh but 
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 11, 2014
Investment Grade.....
"For the future, we waited patiently for the release of the 2002 Salon Champagne, one of the greatest post 1945 vintages.... and that time is now, a serious gem for the ......
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Is lip smacking the same as head bobbing?
"Readers of our e-mail newsletter know well the "head bobbing" phenomenon at our staff wine seminars. Without words it signifies we all appreciated the wine we had just ......
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The number 1 of the year in Decanter Magazine, December 2013
"When was the last time anyone had access to a number 1 wine in any publication? Most of the time these wines are long sold .......
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Taste Sea Smoke!?..Feeling Pisoni!?...Sipping Kosta Browne?...
"This CULT Pinot Noir IS Tremendous!!! This wine IS a tremendous value....and if you dig Sea Smoke, Pisoni and own Kosta ......
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".....one of the great Tuscan values at $21 a bottle by the case....."
"The refined pleasure of wine where new world and old world styles meet. Le Buche is an interesting winery to watch......
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Our 2009 Red Bordeaux Selection is Dwindling...
"Suppliers want us to buy 2011's and 2012's... I'd rather drink yellowtail. Well, perhaps not. But all the 2011's and 2012's from  ......
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
April 4, 2014
3 Napa Valley Wines That Cost Way Less Than a House
"A Sauvignon specialist in the land of red wines (though, in truth, Honig's Cabernet is mighty good, too), Honig's bottling ......
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3 Napa Valley Wines That Cost Way Less Than a House
"Bright lemon-vanilla notes define this appealingly balanced (i.e., not in-your-face big) white from Franciscan.".....more.....
 
3 Napa Valley Wines That Cost Way Less Than a House
"Darkly fruity, spicy and appealingly complex, this is an impressive Zin at a very reasonable price, given the quality." .....
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"..... a lovely rounded blast of berry fruit....."
"In the glass: Hot to Trot Red Blend is a deep blackish color with a densely opaque core going out into a rich-looking purple-red rim definition with high viscosity.
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Read this review.....
"You've heard the old adage about real estate - "location, location, location." Well Smith & Hook refutes this with a tremendous winery from the Central Coast. Thank .....
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They say $23 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $16+, when bought by the case of six!!
..... 91 points too!!
"Cerasuolo di Vittoria, Sicily's only wine to be awarded the DOCG status, is a .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 28, 2014
Customers know best.....
"We can recommend great wines all day long, but it's the customers and their buying patterns that ultimately decide what gets stocked here at Pops. If it sells, we continue to sell .....
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"Here is your chance to own a truly
special Pinot Noir.....
..... This wine has truly everything going for it. The 2012 vintage is one of great ones in California history. The pedigree is.....
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".....explodes from the glass with aromatics....."
"After selling the supplier out of this wine - It's just come back and I suggest you re-stock fast!! The Sancerre of Italy... I love the .....
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".....the gorgeous 2012 is likely their best ever....."      ..... 95 points too!!
“In 1999, Dr. Ernst Loosen, a leading producer in the Mosel (the ancestral home of the Riesling grape) and Chateau Ste Michelle  .....
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".....consistently over-delivers value....."
"One of our best selling Cabernet Sauvignon year to year is Liberty School. Varietally on target, reliable year after year, Liberty School Cabernet Sauvignon consistently .....
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They say $37 (Wine Spectator), we say $25+, when bought by the case!! ..... 93 points too!!
“Bright cherry, strawberry, floral, licorice and herbal aromas and flavors highlight this fragrant, elegant red, which is .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 21, 2014
Jolie-Pitt Star Power Propels New
Provence Rose
"Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have released their second wine, the 2013 rose from their Provence estate, Chateau Miraval.  .....
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They say $75 (Malt Advocate), we say $59+
..... 94 points too!!
"An old classic, but how do the newest bottlings fare? Rich, chewy, slightly oily texture. Deep peat, thick smoke, iodine, brine,  .....
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One of the best deals in the USA!!
..... 94 points too!!
"Savory herbs, menthol, smoke and licorice are some of the aromas that open up in the glass in the 2011 Dominus. This is a  .....
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Exciting and Affordable!! Only 540
cases made!!
"When wine is swirled in the glass, its bouquet or aroma is released. The wine's nose, as it's called, reveals its components or  .....
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".....this is truly a remarkable
Cabernet value....."
"I ask you where are you going to find Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon at this price? With most Napa’s reaching the  .....
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".....this gorgeous example of Napa Valley Cabernet....."     ..... 96 points too!!
“The 2010 vintage shows off Grgich's deft hand with Cabernet Sauvignon, consistently among the finest in the Napa Valley in its  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 14, 2014
They say $15 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!
.....92 points too!!
“Tasting this wine gets me excited about my upcoming trip to Argentina -- the  .....
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"..... Red Feasting Wine....."
"Did you catch the name "Red FEASTING wine"? In our reviews we talk about the varietals, alcohol, tannins, and all the other notes we wine geeks obsess on, but hey, we .....
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They say $15 (Wine & Spirits Magazine), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!

“Both long and concentrated, this has a rich sweetness of very ripe fruit, ....
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"..... YUM!....."
"A great wine you should be drinking for it's overall value is the 2012 Taft Street, Russian River Valley, Pinot Noir. 2012 was a great vintage and this Taft Street has .....
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They say $17 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $10+, when bought by the case!!
 
.....92 points too!!

“Cutting and piercing in an attractive way, Mulderbosch’s Sauvignon Blanc .....
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They say $18 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $12+, when bought by the case!!
 
.....90 points too!!

“Though light-bodied, this wine is chock full with flavor. Or should I say flavors, as .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
March 7, 2014
Too Good to be true!!    .....94 points too!
It doesn't get too much better than this..... They say $14-20, we say $11, when bought by the case!! so..... that's not enough to sway you?..... how 'bout a 94 point rating for  .....
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Here's an Unbelievable Value white wine.....
"2012 Raza Vinho Verde that I tried LAST SUMMER and Blew me away for it's aromatics, complexity and how inexpensive it was... and that we finished the bottle .....
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$13.72 (by the case) for "Barolo!?"......
"Simply put, send me a case, Michael. Damilano is one of the oldest Barolo brands, specializing in classic Langhe reds and really good Nebbiolo is a terrific food .....
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Tasting Notes sound like an expensive White Burgundy.....     .....90 Points too!!
“The 2012 Macon Lugny Les Charmes comes from 40-year-old vines on chalky soil. It has an attractive bouquet of apple-blossom  .....
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".....here's a super steal of a deal....."
"A fun day yesterday at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in NYC as the Bordeaux Chateau's were in town to promote their latest vintage - 2011. Not much hype on 2011 out there .....
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They say $15 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $11+, when bought by the case!!
..... 90 points too!!
“This lip-smacking, classically styled Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
February 28, 2014
Updated End-Bin List
Many new items added!
New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
February 21, 2014
".....dark, rich, easy to drink....."
"The 2012 Lagrein from Castelfeder is an Outstanding Italian Red in the style of a full bodied Cotes Du Rhone. Inky Red color, Great Intensity of fruit, long satisfying .....
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"..... The 2008 is destined to be one of the greatest Petrus ever made....."
“It is hard to call Petrus a “sleeper of the vintage,” but the 2008 will merit more attention than most consumers would think.  .....
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"Stunning", "Balanced", "Integrated".....
.....the descriptors applied to this classic Tuscan wine that you'll find in the reviews by the most prestigious wine enthusiasts year after year. For 50+ years this family of skilled .....
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Here's a White wine YOU HAVE TO TRY......
"The former owner of the Norton Winery, Ricardo was the first winemaker from Argentina to export Malbec to the U.S. over thirty years ago. Now he's exporting a Semillon......
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".....Trust me, you want this Italian Red
wine around!....."
"When you find an Italian Amarone for $15 (buy the case)... you buy it! The 2009 Santa Sofia, Valpolicella, Ripassa clearly fills .....
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New Vintage of a SELL-OUT Success
"The 2008 was so popular, we sold out... and had backorders for over 6 months! Then 2009 arrived... we sold out... and had backorders for 6 months!! Now the 2011 has .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
February 14, 2014
"This entry level red from Banfi
continues to amaze......
 ..... For the price it is without a doubt among the finest red wines in the world, and tasting it blind (as was the case at the fifth .....
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They say $12 (Wine Spectator), we say $9+, when bought by the case!! ..... 91 points too!!
"A succulent white, filled with plush red peach, cherry and white currant flavors that are supported by zesty acidity. Long . .....
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".....comes pretty close to the most unbelievable value I can recall....."
..... 93 points too!!
"With the advent of a new appellation for showcasing Maury vines in .....
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They say $49 (Wine Spectator), we say $39+!..... 91 points too!!
"A smoky note of minerality complements the flavors of dried cherry and black currant, almond financier and gumdrop .....
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".....gorgeous and silky smooth....."
..... 90 points too!!
"The 2011 Le Volte dell'Ornellaia (a 50-30-20 blend of Merlot, Sangiovese and Cabernet Sauvignon) is a gorgeous and .....
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".....why haven't you written any good reviews lately?....."
"When people ask me, "why haven't you written any good reviews lately?" I simply respond, "Well, I haven't really had .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
February 7, 2014
They say $9 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $6+       ..... 90 points
Could this be the ultimate value? Even the reviewer is commenting about the score and the price. Now.... we're saying we  .....
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"..... it was a smash hit with our customers....."
"Consistency is not always the hobgoblin of little minds; in the world of wines it is usually the mark of a master winemaker.  .....
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".....  long, pure, well-balanced....."
..... 92 points too!!
“The 2012 Chardonnay Russian River spends time in 29% new oak. It exhibits notes of orange marmalade, white peaches and   .....
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They say $32 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $17+      ..... 90 points
“Clos du Val, thankfully, has resisted the trend toward overripe, boisterous wines. With this lacey and pure Pinot Noir, they  .....
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They say $16 (WineReviewOnline.com), we say $11+       ..... 90 points
“Teruzzi & Puthod is a, perhaps the, leading producer of Vernaccia di San Gimignano. For Terre di Tufi, they blend a touch  .....
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"..... dividend of richness and depth....."
..... 90 points too!!
“The price belies the quality of this Sauvignon Blanc. Chateau Ste. Michelle’s Horse Heaven Hills bottling delivers the  .....
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New Wines, Wines of Note, Wines you can't live without
January 31, 2014
They say $24 (Wine Spectator), we say $18+, when bought by the case!!
..... 92 points too!!
"Black cherry, spice, tobacco and earth flavors prevail in this dense red. .....
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".....A fabulous effort, it could easily pass for a big, rich Chateauneuf du Pape....."
..... 94 points too!!
"Another great value is the 2011 Almirez, which comes from old, ungrafted, .....
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They say $50 (Tastings.com), we say $29+, when bought by the case!!..... 93 points too!!
“Deep garnet color. Mellow aromas of cassis pie a la mode, cedar, cocoa, and spice with a silky, dry-yet-fruity medium body .....
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"For $12 you can barely get 3
gallons of gas......
.....or.....For Less than $12 you can drink an Absurdly Under-Priced Red Wine From Southern Tuscany. The hugely i.....
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They say $16 (The Wine Advocate), we say $12+, when bought by the case!!
..... 91 points too!!
“Brightness and invigoration from tart skins and crunchy seeds render the fresh .....
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"..... I love this job!....."
"Look who's talking! Picture this, a guy comes into the shop and a lively discussion ensues about this powerhouse Rosso from the Veneto. Full bodied, great mouth feel, .....
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