Merchant Picks By Country

Merchant's Pick by country: Italy

  1. Dip And Drizzle For A Culinary Experience Like No Other!
    December 30, 2018

    Why is Fontodi's Extra Virgin Olive Oil our #2 pick of 2018?

    Prepare yourself for a sensory overload!

    Situated in Panzano's prime Conca d'Oro (golden shell), Fontodi's estate may be most famous for its prized Chiantis... but not after today!

    Creamy, rich and textured,...

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  2. Blockbuster New Vintage
    December 29, 2018

    Why is the 2015 Gaja Barbaresco our #3 pick of 2018?

    Simply put, it is gorgeous!

    We met with Gaia Gaja at our store a few weeks ago and tasted a line-up of Gaja wines. She is calling this vintage one of the best in years.

    "A close friend described the Barbaresco 2015...

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  3. Sangiovese To Buy By The Case!
    December 27, 2018

    Why is Monteregio's Riserva in the Top 5?

    A kaleidoscope of flavors abound in this Tuscany beauty!

    Red currant, black cherry, and plush compote provide warming fruit notes on the palate. Dusty tannins give great texture and grip to this silky Sangiovese. There is a faint and...

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  4. 48 Hrs Only • Once In A Century
    December 13, 2018

    2010?

    Yes, 2010!

    The highly prized 2010 Valdicava Brunello has only gotten better with age!

    It is vastly regarded as THE BEST of the blue-chip Brunellos from this iconic Tuscan vintage.

    Supplies are extremely limited!

    Reminder:

    Due to inclement...

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  5. Limited and Exclusive Super Tuscan!
    December 10, 2018

    This is a highly limited offering!

    First come, first served.

    This is one of the most exclusive wines we have featured all year: La Spinetta's library-release, 2007 Sezzana Toscana Riserva.

    If you are a fan of Tignanello, Sassicaia, Ornellaia, and Montevertine, then you...

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