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Northern De(Lights)

Last week we featured some great wines from Southern Italy. During the Saturday tasting, these wines wowed our customers. And why not? Great quality and a modest price should always lead to success. Now we go north to Trentino and Piedmonte where the wines are as...

I’m Heading South… At Least for my Wine

I hope you are enjoying this little weather respite. I can’t get away to somewhere warm right now so I am going to spend some warm quality time in my kitchen, make up some fun Italian dishes, and drink some beautiful wines from Southern Italy. A wine revolution has...

Gott Wine and Food Fun

I wanted to take this opportunity to remind everyone that our wine sale continues this week. Traffic and sales have been terrific and the deals are hot. All in stock wines are at least 20% of with many wines marked down 30% off, and even some marked down 50% off! The...

I’m Seeing Lots of Dots!

Our stores are filled with green and yellow dots! That’s right, the Dot Sale is underway and all wine in stock is at least 20% off; but all wines marked with a green dot are 30% off and any wine marked with a yellow dot is 50% off! There are plenty of great deals on a...

Don’t Stop Him Now, He’s on a Roll!

I caught up to Charles Smith at his downtown Wine Studio in Walla Walla in September. It was the wildest, most crowded place in town. These are heady times for the guy who used to be the new kid on the block. Charles grew up in Sacramento, California but he spent his...

Know Your Bubbly

First of all we would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year! This is Bubbly time even though sparkling wines are fine 365 days a year. The reality is few wine drinkers work it into their weekly regimen. Once in a while a wine gets popular and generates a greater...

Merry Christmas & Happy Anniversary

The Wagner Family celebrated the 40th release of their eponymous Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and the wine world responded by heaping praise upon the wine. The third generation of Wagner wine makers is in place and things have been going great. We want to offer this...

Feliz Navidad from Argentina

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from Argentina! It’s Spring time in Mendoza and the snowmelt from the Andes is flowing through ancient canals bringing water to what would be a desert-like climate. The Catena family has made wine here since 1902 and Nicolas Catena...

Ferrari-Carano for the Holidays!

How about a Ferrari for the Holidays and spend less than $20? If it’s a Ferrari-Carano wine then we are good to go! Just in time for parties and gift giving, we are featuring three wines from the iconic Dry Creek winery. I’ve visited the Ferrari-Carano winery several...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Hello everyone! I hope you all have a fantastic Thanksgiving! It’s going to be a great week of fun food and hopefully some tasty leftovers. Here are a few more wine recommendations for the big day. I like to put port wine in the gravy to give it more flavor then save...
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