E-Newsletter 5/23/17

Posted by on May 24, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. “When we get a deal, YOU get a deal!” This week we showcase a smokin’ price on one of Italy’s classic wines – Barbaresco. From the Piedmont region in the northwest, Barbaresco is 100% Nebbiolo. This one is the 2013 from Cantine […]

E-Newsletter 5/16/17

Posted by on May 17, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: Well, the hits just keep on coming here at NCWC. This time around, it’s a phenomenal deal on a wine that is both a delicious spring/summer sipper… And a perfect partner for spicy cuisine like Asian, sushi, Indian, and Tex-Mex. It’s the 2015 Clean Slate Riesling from the Mosel region of […]

E-Newsletter 5/9/17

Posted by on May 9, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: Well, now we’re just getting ridiculous. This week we present the 2011 Wattle Creek Cabernet Sauvignon from Alexander Valley. The current vintage (2014) sells for $40 at the winery. This vintage sells for about $26-$33 online, and would typically be 26.97 here in our shop. But we negotiated a crazy deal, […]

Wine Club Newsletter May ’17

Posted by on May 3, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

The wines are here, and we’re excited to show them off! Your Pick-up Party, which is your opportunity to taste all 4 Club wines for free, falls on Wednesday, May 3rd, from 5-9. Your stock-up days for this second quarter are June 3rd and 4th. That’s your opportunity to purchase wines at a 10% discount. […]

E-Newsletter 5/2/17

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WINE OF THE WEEK: Joe Wagner, son of Chuck Wagner of Caymus fame, has had phenomenal success with Pinot Noir. After hitting it out of the park with the commercial success of California Pinots like Meiomi and Belle Glos, he set his sights on Oregon. Oregon typically produces a lighter, leaner, more traditional style of […]

E-Newsletter 4/25/17

Posted by on Apr 25, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: In the wine business, Fran Kysela is legendary. A top importer since 1994, he is also a Master Sommelier and has been named Importer of the Year by Wine Enthusiast magazine. But that’s not all. He also makes wine in conjunction with a handful of winery partners around the world. Which […]

E-Newsletter 4/18/17

Posted by on Apr 18, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: Fun gem for you this week, the 2015 Compass Chardonnay from California. Ripe pineapple, golden apple and Anjou pear flavors are balanced by citrus notes and a smooth, creamy finish. I could go and on, as I sometimes do, but I’m keeping it simple. This is good, solid, tasty Chardonnay, and […]

E-Newsletter 4/11/17

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: At last weekend’s Syrah & Petite Sirah tasting, everyone kept asking the same thing about one of the wines: “This price has to be wrong. It’s a typo, right?” They were asking about the McManis Petite Sirah 2015, which we listed at 8.97/bottle. No typo, we told everyone. It’s really that […]

E-Newsletter 4/4/17

Posted by on Apr 5, 2017 in Newsletter | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK: This week’s WOW is a phenomenal value, and a mighty fine spring and summer sipper. It’s the 2014 Artefacto Vinho Verde from Portugal. Light, crisp, with a touch of effervescence and a light touch of sweetness, it shows lovely notes of peaches, oranges, and spring flowers, with an intriguing nutty quality […]

How Competitive Are Our Prices?

Posted by on Apr 2, 2017 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

Our approach here at North County Wine Company has always been to offer extremely competitive prices. We know there are many places you can go to purchase wine. So our combination of service, knowledge, selection, and – yes, price – absolutely must be top-notch. That’s why we price-check the competition on a regular basis, then […]