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Wine of the Week- Standing Stone Farm Red

May 28th, 2024

Standing Stone Vineyards Farm Red 2024 Release by Hermann J. Wiemer, Finger Lakes Price: $19.99 From the Vineyard: Our Farm Red is a distinctive and versatile red table wine that balances density with brightness. Primary red and dark fruit flavors are complemented by a floral character adding a touch of delicacy to this bold red…

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Have We Really Not Talked About This? Food Pairing Part 1

May 28th, 2024

How have we not done this yet? I was looking back through a year and a half of column topics and it doesn’t look like I’ve dedicated a single column to pairing wine with food, arguably the most iconic use of wine. From Roman bacchanals, modern Michelin star restaurants, to the weeknight mac n’cheese, pairing…

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Ramblin’ Man

May 21st, 2024

I wasn’t born a ramblin’ man, in fact I was (to my memory) a rather quiet child, but if you give me the right forum to ramble about wine and wine related things, I’ll certainly do it. While seeking inspiration for this week’s column it almost feels like the last few weeks have provided too…

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Wine of the Week- Hubert Meyer Gewurtztraminer

May 14th, 2024

Hubert Meyer 2019 Gewurztraminer Sale Price: $13.99 Regular Price: $19.99 While Supplies Last For mysterious reasons the wines of Hubert Meyer have recently arrived to us at a rather attractive price. We’ve carried this producer for a year or two, but recent wholesale shenanigans have come to benefit us drinkers of Alsatian wine, as recent…

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An Embarrassment of Riches Part 2

May 10th, 2024

Regular readers will recall that last week I recounted a trade show experience that was actually, get this, positive. Well this past Thursday we received our first delivery of some of the wines that we tasted and liked well enough to bring into the store as part of our regular selection of wines. Since I’m…

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