Category Archive: Wine of the Week

Oct 27

California Dreaming Wine Trio

Glass Mountain and Primary Wine at Vinomania

This week we’re featuring three classically styled wines from the best region in California – Glass Mountain chardonnay has a crisp taste with a pineapple, apricot finish. Fabulous for a fall Sunday and grilled shrimp. Primary white is the buttery, rich style of chardonnay excellent alone or with roasted Tuscan chicken on the bone. The …

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Oct 05

Wines of the Week: Powell & Son and The Big Easy

Time to mix it up with two big-bomb red blends! The first is The Big Easy from Fess Parker winery. This blend of Syrah, Petite Syrah and Grenache is a well structured California beauty with big backbone and loads of fruit. Rich and juicy backed up with massive tannins. a must for venison or any …

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May 03

Wine of the Week – 2009 Bottar Amarone

The Corvina grape from the Amarone region is picked and then put on racks to dry in the sun producing a rich, plum like flavor to this unique style wine. Pairs well with salty prosciutto  or ripe melon for a delicious starter course. Venison or any strong flavored meat also works great with this bold …

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Oct 08

Wine of the Week – 2009 Star Lane Cabernet

This wine is from Happy Canyon in Santa Barbara and the taste is reminiscent of Napa. 100% Cabernet,  this wine comes out of the bottle ready to drink – no decanting or airing, just tasty & delicious deep red. Price: $32.00

Sep 29

Wine of the week – Maquis Cabernet

This Chilean Cab has a ripeness followed by big, bold tannins to ensure your steak dinner will be a success every time. Pair it with some game grilled outside and roasted root vegetables for a fall match made in heaven. Unfiltered and unfined, this wine will be a winner at any table. PRICE:  $20.00

Aug 11

Wine of the Week – 2012 Protos Verdejo

This has got to be one of the best deals I’ve gotten in a long time… of Spain’s best producers has created a crisp clean white for the tail end of the summer. The Verdejo grape shows balanced acidity and a touch of fruit over the nose. Normally $16 a bottle, but through crafty buying …

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Apr 09

Wines of the Week – New Age & Monjardin

Castillo de Monjardin is a Spanish old vine Garnacha aged for six months in oak, making it the perfect early season grilling wine. A fruity nose and deep cherry finish makes this a winner. New Age’s blend of Torrontes and Sauvignon Blanc works great over ice with a squeeze of lime. Kinda like a winey margarita. …

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Mar 04

Giguiere Muque and Antico Fuoco Rosso

  Two brand-new flavor bombs in the store….   First, the Giguiere Musque chardonnay with the muscato grape cloned with the chardonnay giving this wine a fruity base with a hint of sweetness. Great for any holiday involving Aunts or Uncles, you know what I mean? They tend to like an easy drinking wine.   …

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Jul 25

Wine Of The Week – 2010 Campos de Luz

The blend of 50% Viura , 40% Chardonnay and 10% Muscat produces a bone dry, rich flavored white from Spain. Every once in a while a deal like this comes around so grab some while it’s here. If you come into the store you can get 20% off this month. This wine comes down to …

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Jul 12

Wine Of The Week – 2012 Ali Sangiovese

Tuscan reds are some of the most enjoyable Italian wines around and this is one no exception. 100% Sangiovese done with a touch of oak and great cherry fruit. Just cause it’s summer doesn’t mean we’re not gonna have sauce and riggies, so get that pot cookin’ and slice up a loaf of crusty bread. …

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