Monthly Archive: May 2013

May 30

Wine Of The Week – 2012 Arca Nova Vinho Verde

Portugal’s Vinho Verdes always have a low alcohol (10.5) and a little spritz to make them easy drinking for the summer lunches or before dinner. Very dry, crisp finish made for Asian cuisine or Mediterranean food is a trademark for these wines. Taking some sliced fruit like oranges or watermelon and putting it in a …

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May 23

Wine Of The Week – 2012 Ameztoi Rose

      A Spanish rose from the Basque region made from a grape called Txakolina is one of our summer favorites in the store. This light pink dry styled wine has a little watermelon and strawberry over the nose and a bone dry finish. All the roses (or adult Kool-Aid as I like to …

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May 13

Spirit Of The Week- City Of London Gin

Using the original recipe of nine different botanicals, this refreshing gin is traditional and classic. London dry gin dates back to the late 19th century when gin was well respected and dynamic. Taste some history and mix this with some great tonic or a few cubes and an olive…..this will put hair on your Chinny …

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May 06

Wine Of The Week – 2008 Val Sotillo

Spanish value is always the way to go in the current wine world and the area called Ribera del Duero is making some of the tastiest red out there. This Crianza (Spanish wine aged 1 year in oak barrels) red has some cherry hints over the nose with a little toasty dark fruit to follow. …

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