E-Newsletter 3/28/17

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WINE OF THE WEEK: For six years now we’ve been huge supporters of Jules Taylor wines. Jules used to make the Kim Crawford Sauvignon Blanc, then she went out on her own and continued to kick some serious butt. We sell oceans of her Sauv Blanc, but there’s another white of hers that absolutely rocks, […]

The Art of the Toast!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2017 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

Life is a special occasion. A huge, varied, unpredictable and sometimes crazy occasion that is filled with events, milestones, and celebrations. Or at least it should be. Yes, it’s easy to get caught up in obligations. We have work to do and bills to pay. But let’s not forget our special moments, both the obvious […]

E-Newsletter 3/14/17

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WINE OF THE WEEK: We’ve been preaching the joy of dry Rose for years, and the rest of the country is now catching on. Witness the success of the “Yes Way Rose” brand, created by two East Coast ladies and now encompassing fashion as well as wine. They teamed up with a wine company called […]

E-Newsletter 3/7/17

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WINE OF THE WEEK: We’ll be cool – as we always are – and let you try the WOW this week (it’s a part of our Wednesday Flight – see below), but this one comes with a definite caveat, as mentioned in Wine Spectator’s 91 point note: “Tightly wound, with a muscular mix of lead […]

Wine Club Newsletter March ’17

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Welcome to March! Here are the deets: Your Pick-up Party, which is your opportunity to taste all 4 Club wines for free, falls on Wednesday, March 8, from 5-9. The monthly BOTTLE WINNER is Michele Kuehner. Congratulations, Michele! For the Silver Wines, we lead off with the 2013 LaMadrid Cabernet Franc Reserva from Argentina. Here […]

E-Newsletter 2/28/17

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WINE OF THE WEEK: This week we give you a gem from Charles Smith Wines of Washington. It’s the Velvet Devil Merlot, described this way by the winery: “This little devil is wrapped in a velvet robe. Full with density and bursting with flavor. Dark fruit, cherry, blackberry. Brimming with cedar, pipe tobacco and earth. […]

E-Newsletter 2/7/17

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SPECIAL TASTING FRI-SAT: This Friday and Saturday, 2/10-2/11, we have a very special event lined up for you. It’s a tasting of wines from one of the most successful wine families in California history, the Wagners. Available any time from 4-10 both days. $20/person to taste through this amazing lineup: Conundrum White 2014, 16.97 Mer […]

February 2017 Wine Club Newsletter

Posted by on Feb 1, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

Here we are, with another great batch of Club Wines to talk about! But first, a few other details. Your Pick-up Party, which is your opportunity to taste all 4 Club wines for free, falls on Tuesday, February 7th, from 5-9. The monthly BOTTLE WINNER is Ryan Davis. Congratulations, Ryan! Now here are the Silver […]

E-Newsletter 1/31/17

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WINE OF THE WEEK: What a fun find this is! The 2015 Honoro Vera Garnacha from Spain is juicy and ripe, with spicy red fruit, a touch of loamy earth, a brambly spine, and just enough tannins to hang everything on. As approachable as a single barfly at closing time, this is pure quaffable tastiness. […]

E-Newsletter 1/14/17

Posted by on Jan 15, 2017 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: Ten bucks may not go as far as it used to in many aspects of life and commerce, but it still gets you a lot at North County Wine Co! For instance, our current Wine of the Week: the 2015 Xiloca Garnacha from Spain. The beautiful aromas get your attention right […]