Merchant's Pick by Grape

Merchant's Pick by Grape: Grenache

  1. Textbook... it runs circles around most $75 Chateauneufs.
    December 04, 2019

    It's four years since we featured a Gigondas, a region that offers Rhone lovers exceptional value.

    Today's feature, the 2016 Domaine Gour de Chaule Gigondas "Cuvee Tradition," is textbook Gigondas; it is the best value in the...

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  2. Chateauneuf du Pape Pick Of The Year!
    October 15, 2019

    Beyond compare...

    Single vineyard...

    100% Grenache...

    "I love this style." J.C., The Wine Advocate

    You never see quality like this at this price! Typically, Chateauneufs at this price are blends of several varietals from various vineyard sources; they are not...

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  3. 90 PTS and 9 Bucks Until We Sell Out!
    April 25, 2019

    We were skeptical... until our first taste!

    9 bucks?!

    Who?! Why?! How?! When?!

    The bottom line: we were blown away on our first taste!

    Who is behind Bodegas Breca? Spanish importer and legend Jorge Ordonez who has launched brands such as Clio and...

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  4. Once A Year, A Rare Spanish Release!
    February 27, 2019

    In a tiny village on the outskirts of Madrid is a small winery whose wines are in such demand they rarely make it to the United States.

    There, wine bars and restaurants clamor for Camino de Navaherreros, the jewel of Madrid.

    Best In Class!

    Shortly after release, this...

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  5. Once A Year, A Rare Spanish Release!
    October 05, 2016
    There must be something magical in Madrid. With four vintages and four back-to-back "sell-outs," we are featuring this fifth release of Navaherreros knowing customers will again be fighting over the last few cases.
        On the outskirts of Madrid in a...
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