Drink to Donate: Iberian Wines for Restruant Workers Community Foundation!

Drink to Donate: Iberian Wines for Restruant Workers Community Foundation!

What if we told you that you could help out-of-work restaurant employees — the servers, bussers, cooks and more, who have lovingly taken care of you for decades — simply by drinking delicious and well-made wine?
Valerie Pimpinelli
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FEATURED: Traditional Barbaresco from Versio

FEATURED: Traditional Barbaresco from Versio

It’s still pretty rare, though, to find a producer who is completely band new. How many people out there could possibly be qualified to start a new domaine in Barolo or Barbaresco? Not many.

But Francesco Versio is eminently qualified.

Jeff Patten
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FEATURED: Beaujolais' Rookie of the Year

FEATURED: Beaujolais' Rookie of the Year

In her first vintage, Passot nailed it. These are some of the freshest and prettiest 2018s we’ve tasted, every wine in the lineup showing impressive poise and terroir-determination.
JR Thomason
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FEATURED: Bottled Elegance from Pépière

FEATURED: Bottled Elegance from Pépière

The Muscadets of Domaine de la Pépière are some of the greatest dry whites in the Loire. They are true vins-de-gardes of terroir expression—and they are great values, too. Pépière wines are subtle, complex and poised. In a word: gorgeous. And they age incredibly well, too. This is a perfect candidate for the Reasonable Cellar.
JR Thomason
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EXCLUSIVE: Fredrick Wildman 2018 Burgundy Pre-Sale

EXCLUSIVE: Fredrick Wildman 2018 Burgundy Pre-Sale

Our 2018 Burgundy Direct Import Pre-Sale is HERE! 2018 is also a treat after recent vintages, because quantities are as good as they've been in a decade. While this should mean plenty to go around, we all know the global demand has spiked for Burgundy, making this your only chance to secure the wines you desire.
Clara Dalzell
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Featured: Sites Set on Brovia's Dolcetto

Featured: Sites Set on Brovia's Dolcetto

Remarkably, Brovia also has planted a small parcel of Dolcetto in Brea. Brea is a magnificent site, and it is owned entirely by Brovia (a monopole). Now, it’s not so rare to have Dolcetto planted within DOC Barolo, but it’s almost always in “off” sites. Brovia’s is one of the rare examples of Dolcetto planted where Nebbiolo could be planted -- and make great Barolo.
Jeff Patten
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Featured: The Cat's Out of the Baga!

Featured: The Cat's Out of the Baga!

Now, there’s a good chance you haven’t heard of “Baga” or at least haven’t looked into the grape too much. We hope today changes that for you. Wine lovers are likely to compare Baga to Pinot Noir or Nebbiolo, especially when they struggle to describe its singularity and unique charms.
Joshua Cohen
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FEATURED: Sec Symbole with Depth

FEATURED: Sec Symbole with Depth

Occasionally, when we are tasting wines, something miraculous happens. A ripple of excitement moves through the shop. It starts with mutters of “Oh. This is good.” Then it grows into glasses being passed around. Second pours. We all seem to realize at once: This is good. Such was the case when we tasted Sec Symbole. It is really good.
Maggie Scudder
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FEATURED: Vadespino's Sherry Shines Against Champagne

FEATURED: Vadespino's Sherry Shines Against Champagne

Sometimes, when I’m feeling especially bold, I’ll tell people that Sherry is like Champagne. (notably, without the bubbles.) No matter how true this statement is, it still elicits a reaction somewhere between confusion and outright disbelief. 
Clara Dalzell
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Buy Asimov's 20 Under $20, here and now!

Buy Asimov's 20 Under $20, here and now!

Eric Asimov of the New York Times has released his highly anticipated 20 Under $20. This time, it's all reds! Check out the list of our offerings, in full, with tasting notes in this blog post! 

Happy Drinking!

Valerie Pimpinelli
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FEATURED: Xavier Weisskopf's Killer Chenin, Negrette 2017

FEATURED: Xavier Weisskopf's Killer Chenin, Negrette 2017

The aim here is terroir transparency.

Xavier sets out to highlight what many producers proved, over difficult decades: the reputation of Montlouis as individual and essential.

JR Thomason
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