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Rest in Peace Jim.

Au Bon Climat’s Jim Clendenen, Colorful Santa Barbara Pioneer, Dies at 68 From his Santa Maria Valley winery, Clendenen helped raise the quality of California Chardonnay and Pinot Noir By Kim Marcus from Wine Spectator May 17, 2021 Jim Clendenen, who brought a love of Burgundy to his groundbreaking Santa Barbara winery Au Bon Climat […]

Wednesday May 19th, 2021 in Other | Comments Off on Rest in Peace Jim.

Happy Mother’s Day – Plus a little gift

  Today is the day of celebrating the beauty of mothers and motherhood… Their presence is our lives is the biggest blessing… Let us thank God for sending such lovely angels in our lives who love us and protect us through thick and thin… Happy Mother’s Day.! As a special gift to all the mothers […]

Sunday May 9th, 2021 in Other | Comments Off on Happy Mother’s Day – Plus a little gift

Happy New Year!

I don’t think anyone will dispute that this has been a most unusual year. A year that for many, will not be soon forgotten and not be too soon put behind us. At the same time, let us not forget that over the course of the past 365 days, there have also been many days […]

Friday January 1st, 2021 in Other | Comments Off on Happy New Year!

End of Year Sale!

  I ran out of words…. But not deeds… So as a BIG THANK YOU TO ALL OF YOU…. I AM OFFERING YOU 10% OFF ON ALL WINES*! TODAY ONLY! USE CODE BYE2020 DURING CHECKOUT *Offer valid 12/31/2020. Does not apply to to already discounted “on sale” wines. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Cannot […]

Thursday December 31st, 2020 in Other | Comments Off on End of Year Sale!

It’s not too late to send the gift (card) of WINE!

  IT’S NOT TOO LATE FOR THOUGHTFUL GIVING In a hurry? Shopping for someone particular? Our virtual gift cards make it a cinch. It’s never late when you’re sending WINE. If you’ve been waiting for inspiration to strike for a thoughtful gift, we now offer virtual gift cards from $25 to $1000 for anything on […]

Tuesday December 29th, 2020 in Other | Comments Off on It’s not too late to send the gift (card) of WINE!

Great Holiday Gift – Sign up for a 1 year Wine Club Membership and receive a $300+ Gift!

  Our Wine Club Subscriptions make great holiday gifts, and a full-year membership saves you up to $150, and as an EXTRA INCENTIVE, for a limited time, when you sign up for a 1-year membership, you will receive A $300+ GIFT in the mail as our “Holiday Thank You” Do you have a hard time […]

Monday December 28th, 2020 in Other | Comments Off on Great Holiday Gift – Sign up for a 1 year Wine Club Membership and receive a $300+ Gift!

Bubbly suggestions to end a “…” year, and celebrate the start of a (much) better year!

Don’t procrastinate to get your Holiday Bubbly ordered up today! The holidays are (almost)here and what better to celebrate than with some great bubbles that will not break the bank! Click on the selections below for tasting notes & pricing Billecart-Salmon 2009 Champagne with Decanter Set Billecart 2008 Extra Brut Champagne 97 Points A. Margaine […]

Saturday December 26th, 2020 in Other, Spotlights | Comments Off on Bubbly suggestions to end a “…” year, and celebrate the start of a (much) better year!

Happy Holidays

Cheers to you and your family, That you will celebrate in health and good fortune. If you love snow, We hope you have it! If you love warm sunshine, We hope you have that too! But either way… May your days be Merry and Bright; and may you be surrounded with love and companionship! Wishing you […]

Friday December 25th, 2020 in Other | Comments Off on Happy Holidays

Holiday Gift Cases

Dear Friends, The Holidays are upon us. I know it has been a rough year for all of us, so let us focus on better times ahead, and share some holiday cheer among all of us! I created some ideas for you from budget to extravagant, and from succulent reds to great bubblies. I have […]

Friday December 4th, 2020 in Other, Spotlights | Comments Off on Holiday Gift Cases

Top 25 Wines of 2020

The Top 25 of 2020!   This might be the weirdest year in wine reviews, but I was still able to taste and review over 2500 wines this year.  My tasting group met via zoom most of the time, but we made it work! We tasted, smelled, and swished a boatload of wines, so to […]

Wednesday December 2nd, 2020 in Other | Comments Off on Top 25 Wines of 2020