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Wine Shop

Gift Guide for Sparkling Wine Connoisseurs

There's something about that joyous froth, that pop-pop-pop in our mouths, that sparkle which makes us fall in love with Champagne and its bubbly cousins, again and again. It's special, a drink you...
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Catching up with Chef Rick Vargas at Sebastopol’s La Bodega in the Sonoma Wine Shop

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 years ago

News that Chef Vargas was cooking at La Bodega in the Sonoma Wine Shop, as reported here was cause enough for celebration, Sonoma: La Bodega Cheese and Pasta in the Sonoma Wine Shop? http://chowh...

US Courts Deliver Body Blows to Wine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 months ago

"Wine lovers took a big legal setback on Tuesday, as a US federal appeals court ruled that a Florida wine shop cannot ship wine to customers in Missouri, even though Missouri stores can. The cas...

Premier Cru owner admits his business was a Ponzi scheme

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by ratgirlagogo 4 years ago

Apparently this business has been extremely controversial for years - I'm not a high-end wine person myself, so this is all new to me. But it's such a lurid story I know somebody here must know so...

Wine shops in Los Angeles

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by sandramrma 5 months ago

Does anyone know of a wine shop in Los Angeles that does wine baskets for delivery ?? I am looking for a gift. Thank you

Tuscany's Wine Windows "Buchette del Vino"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

" . . . First introduced in the 1600s, their true purpose went untapped for centuries after the plague — that is, until a new one came along this year. 'Everyone is confined to home for two mont...

Gelato & Cannele at Verjus | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 months ago

Though yesterday's afternoon temperature didn't crack 70 degrees, a sidewalk table in the sun, protected from the breeze was a pleasasnt spot to enjoy some ice cream ending a day of errands in the ...

The many hues of wine talent - Jancis Robinson MW

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

" . . . It is probably not surprising that the great majority of these Black role models are in the United States, which is also where there is most need for social change, not just for the individ...

Verjus online wine sale, 7:30pm tonight 5/19, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

"We’re doing an IG Wine Sale! Happening right here today at 7:30PM PST Diggin’ up some deep cuts from the Verjus cellar. Very much inspired by the good folks over at @permanentrecordsla -> Swipe ri...

LCA Wine - temporarily closed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A year ago I visited LCA Wine in Costa Mesa for a lively tasting and wine education session by my friend Winemaker Carol Shelton. Considering it for a return visit this summer, I was surprised to r...

Ansonia Wines (Newton, MA)

BostonBestEats
by BostonBestEats 2 years ago

THE MOST UNUSUAL: Wine shop in the Boston area (that you've never heard of, and might not be able to find!) I thought I had been to every wine shop in the Boston area, in search of unique wines ...

New Seasons Market, Williams | Eliot - NE Portland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The New Seasons Market on Williams was the neighborhood grocery store for our recent stay in Portland. My final visit before heading home followed my stop at Compass Coffee Roasting https://www.cho...

Broadway Market | Sonoma

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Before heading out on a road trip to Redding, I stopped at Broadway Market for the first time. At 7:45am on a Tuesday, the parking lot was almost full and many customers were milling around inside....

"How To Tell If Your Wine Shop Is Any Good"

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by DavidT 3 years ago

Interesting article.

Compline Wine Bar • Restaurant • Merchant | Napa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Three years in the making, Compline opened its doors to the public on September 9. I made plans to meet a friend here for lunch a few days later, but alas, work was still needed on the retail shelv...

Everything Wine (new?)

LotusRapper
by LotusRapper 3 years ago

I'm not much of a drinker so my head is in the sand when it comes to purveyors of alcohol. Is this chain new ? Looks like the Costco of wines and spirits. https://www.everythingwine.ca/vancouver

Total Wine Breaking The Law

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by hotoynoodle 4 years ago

Shared via email: January 18, 2017 ABCC Decision - Selling Alcohol Below Cost Can Lead to Severe Penalties FROM THE DESK OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Frank Anzalotti Dear Member, ...

Aged White Port in Manhattan?

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by DaviHome 4 years ago

Does anyone know of a retail wine store in Manhattan that sells aged white port? I'm specifically looking for Niepoort but if anyone knows of another quality aged white port that is sold locally, I...

To no fanfare at all - Wine at your local grocer

Googs
by Googs 4 years ago

Highland Farms became the best grocery store x 10. What has your experience been like? Are you able to find quality or is it strictly plonk?

Wine shipped as gift to Auz PO box?

LulusMom
by LulusMom 4 years ago

I have a good friend who lives in Australia and uses a PO box for his mail. I'm wondering if I would be able to send him a bottle of wine to the PO Box - I know some places won't allow this. If...