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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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LCA Wine - temporarily closed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months 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 6 months 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 2 years ago

Interesting article.

Compline Wine Bar • Restaurant • Merchant | Napa

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 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 2 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

hotoynoodle
by hotoynoodle 2 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 2 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 2 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?

Premier Cru owner admits his business was a Ponzi scheme

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by ratgirlagogo 3 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 shipped as gift to Auz PO box?

LulusMom
by LulusMom 3 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...

CRU Wine Bar & Merchant | Redwood City

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Cru Wine Bar opens today in Redwood City from the team behind Donato Enoteca, offering a cafe, wine bar and retail store. Too bad the image from its website of the vintage Berkel meat slicer doesn'...

Ajé Cafe & Binny's | Lakeview - Chicago

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

When our Sunday brunch took up more time than expected, http://www.chowhound.com/post/chicago-sunday-brunch-1041502?commentId=9911244 , we missed our shot at the 4pm river cruise departure and the ...

What is the closest wine shop to Noord on EPx?

BostonBestEats
by BostonBestEats 3 years ago

What is the closest wine shop to Noord on East Passyunk? I have friends visiting Philly this week and they'd like to try Noord, but don't want to bring wine on the plane.

Menlo Park: Beltramo's closing after 134 years

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Whoa, Beltramo's ends 134 years in business this summer. https://www.beltramos.com/

Best Wine Shops in Vegas?

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by anewton 3 years ago

My wife and I will be in Vegas for a few nights in May. We are then driving to Moab/Monument Valley area for 1 week where we will be staying in a condo. We would like to pick up some great wines b...

Gordon's in DTX (and jm Curley)

GreyFloors
by GreyFloors 3 years ago

Checked out the new Gordon's in Downtown Crossing yesterday and fell hard! This place seems wonderful. (And Curley's is now open on Sundays!!). Full report with some photos - http://www.pearlsan...