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 […]

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 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 […]

E-Newsletter 1/10/17

Posted by on Jan 10, 2017 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

WINE OF THE WEEK! The wine world can be a funny thing. Much of the time, you’ll find good or great wines at reasonable prices… “reasonable” of course being a relative term. (and at our shop the prices are even better than reasonable) Occasionally, though, something a little crazy happens. For example, an excellent producer […]

E-Newsletter 1/5/17

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

JIM’S BIRTHDAY FLIGHT: It’s Jim’s birthday this week, and he is celebrating by offering up a delicious wine flight this Friday and Saturday, available any time from 4-9 both days. It’s just $15 for the flight, which includes a half glass each of these Jim’s Gems: Chateau Reynats Haut-Medoc 2010, 18.97 -90 points Wine Advocate […]

Wine Club Newsletter Jan ’17

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

Welcome to 2017!  Here’s everything you need to know to start the year.  Well, regarding your NCWC Wine Club, at least. Your Pick-up Party, which is your opportunity to taste all 4 Club wines for free, falls on Wednesday, January 4th, from 5-9. The monthly BOTTLE WINNER is Debbie Parker. Congratulations, Debbie! As for your […]

E-Newsletter 12/27/16

Posted by on Dec 27, 2016 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

NEW YEAR’S WOW’S! Obviously our wine shop is jam-packed with delicious wines from around the world.  But this week our focus will of course be on sparkling wines.  Here are a few of our favorites: The Nino Franco Rustico Prosecco is still in the house, still delicious, and still on sale at 9.97/bottle (from 15.97). […]

E-Newsletter 12/22/16

Posted by on Dec 22, 2016 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

HOLIDAY HOURS: This week’s hours are 10-9 Tues-Thurs. 10-10 Friday.  9-6 Saturday, Christmas Eve. We will be closed on Christmas Day. Let us help you any way we can: Gift recommendations Food & wine pairing Gift cards Wine Club subscriptions Shipping Business gifts And more! WEEKEND FLIGHT: Both Christmas and Hanukkah are this weekend, so […]

Tasting Notes

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

ALL SAINTS MARSANNE 2010 “The bouquet of this wine is textbook straw, honeycomb and anise; the palate is vibrant, fresh and focused, with tangy acidity providing line and length; the textural component raises interesting opportunities for food and wine matching.” 91 points James Halliday. $18.97 GINA GALLO SIGNATURE PINOT NOIR 2012 “Complex aromas and flavors […]

Services We Offer

Posted by on Dec 15, 2016 in Jim's Blog | No Comments

Here’s a quick primer on some of the excellent services we offer here at North County Wine Company! WINE BAR & PATIO: Our relaxing Wine Bar – voted “Best Wine Bar” in San Diego County two years in a row – is the perfect spot for enjoying a glass of wine or beer, or a […]