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  • 2007 La Mozza Morellino di Scansano and Pasta Bolognese
    The La Mozza owners (Chef Mario Batali and Restauranteur Joe Bastianich) have created this Morellino di Scansano (otherwise known as Sangiovese) to be unlike most other Morellino’s, which see little...
  • 2008 Edmunds St. John Porphyry Gamay Noir
    Here are some notes from Steve Edmunds of Edmunds St. John himself to give you a great little glimpse into this wonderful wine that we have selected as this weeks’...
  • Chateau du Cedre Cahors 2007
    Chateau du Cedre is owned by Pascal Verhage, who strives to obtain ecological balance in the vineyard and to maintain the potential of the grape to make exceptional wines in...
  • A few new wines
    There are times when I really love my job. I know, what could possibly be bad about having to taste food and wine all day? Well, let me tell you...
  • Spring is here, come and see what’s new in the store!
    So we have added a whole bunch of new items to the store as well as restocked a bunch of old favorites. We have included pictures here for your viewing...
  • Spring Release Weekend
    Here in Walla Walla, Spring Release is a BIG deal. Like really big. Like Africa big. Seriously. So we tend to go a bit crazy here too, as I am...
  • The things we do…and why (part 2)
    When I was a much younger man and just beginning to learn about wine I was once told that wine bottles should be stored upside down or on their side...
  • Stand Back Everyone, its gonna be big…
    Ok. Back from a whirlwind trip to the west side (sieee’d) and there is lots to tell. Where to begin? Wines. We have several new wines that were just added...
  • New French Wines
    Just received in a few new French wines. All are fabulous and two of the three scored 92pt from Wine Spectator. Yann Chave Crozes Hermitage 2006 “le rouvre” “Sweet and...
  • What is QUALITY?
    This seems to be a common question in my life so I thought I would muse a bit over it here, please feel free to add your comments. What is...