Merchant's Pick

  1. The Willamette Valley "Wow" Factor!
    May 06, 2019

    We said "Wow" and so will you!

    If you close your eyes, you will swear you were enjoying a crisp Viognier from the south of France (where Viognier thrives).

    With bright acidity, crisp minerality, and soft, balanced fruit, Illahe produces one of the best Oregon whites we've...

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  2. The Perfect Pop For Your Patio!
    May 02, 2019
    Champagne Quality At A Fraction Of The Price!
    In northern France, just southwest of Chablis, is a tiny village called Irancy. 
    You might think Chardonnay is the grape of choice in this little enclave surround...
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  3. Tuscany's Best Kept Secret!
    May 01, 2019

    We keep getting gifts from the 2015 Tuscan vintage. These are stunning wines.

    One of the best kept secrets within this prized vintage is Sangiovese from the Montepulciano region of Tuscany (no relation to the Montepulciano grape from Abruzzo).

    With deep cherry, sage, tobacco...

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  4. Gorgeous Grüner Veltliner!
    April 30, 2019

    Nikolaihof is the standard from which all other Gruner-Veltliners are judged.

    This Austrian white wine is pure, crisp and vibrant!

    A classic example of Gruner, prepare yourself for a burst of stone fruit, white pepper, oyster shells, herbs, and a hint of mint on both the nose...

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  5. The Pinnacle Of Paso Robles!
    April 29, 2019
    Talk about a second act!
    Last year, Austin Hope's inaugural release was our fastest selling Cabernet Sauvignon. Wine Enthusiast published their highest score ever for a Paso Robles Cabernet with that...
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