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Bargain Bordeaux

Chateau Roquefort is priced like a simple Bordeaux….but it delivers WAY more than that. Owned by the Bellanger Family, it has a long & storied history. I was tasting through a line of 20 like priced wines and this one… Continue reading

Must Buy/Best Buy

OK bargain lovers…..this is a no brainer. A 100% Syrah from the Southern Rhone Valley from vineyards that have been producing wine since the 1700’s. We have been selling the wines from Chateau de Campuget since we have been open… Continue reading


2014 vintage in Montalcino is not looking good for the production of Brunello. Vintage ratings by both Parker and Spectator have it at 79pt avg. This is not good news for winelovers, like me, that love Brunello and who wait… Continue reading

Bargain Bordeaux Magnums

Even though Les Grands Marechaux is not very expensive, it is not easy to find. Considered one of the Best Bordeaux Bargains, it is bought up by those in the know. I asked my negociant in Bordeaux if he could… Continue reading

Pool Wine

Everyone has had a bottle of Pinot Grigio. Simple, light and refreshing. But not many have had Pinot Gris, which is the same grape, just grown in the Alsace region of France. Here the wine gains more complexity and nuance.… Continue reading

93pt KILLER Chianti Classico Riserva- $20btl- LIMITED

Castello di Volpaia is one of the banner estates of the Radda in Chianti subzone of Chianti Classico in Siena province. It is managed by the Mascheroni Stianti family: Giovannella, Carlo, Nicolo and Federica. Thanks to high-elevation vineyards, Volpaia’s wines… Continue reading

St Emilion

Bargain Bordeaux Alert! Here is a superb St Emilion form the great 2010 Vintage,
Cote de Baleau. This estate was upgraded to Grand Cru Classe in 2012 and deserves it.

I have 5 cases available at the LOWEST PRICE ON… Continue reading


Tenuta Sette Cieli- A “Super” Tuscan Tradition

In 1994, the Ratti family purchased more than 170 acres of isolated land near the Tuscan village of Monteverdi Marittimo between Bolgheri and Castagneto Carducci overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The wild terrain used… Continue reading

OWC Bordeaux

Below is a selection of top notch Bordeaux, all ready to drink, shipped Chateau Direct and still sealed in their Original Wood Cases. Most of the wines I have loose bottles of as well if you don’t want a case.… Continue reading