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Wine Club 2024

April Wine Club

As you all likely know, I, Ellie, was pregnant from about June to February. I was tasting wine during my pregnancy and even felt like my palate was more in tune, but I missed just relaxing with a glass of wine—the pleasure of drinking wine. It is one of my favorite...

Wine Club 2024

March Wine Club

South Africa is one of the top wine-producing countries focusing on sustainability and the top producer of fair-trade wine globally. With a keen focus on caring for the land and the people who create the wine, you can be assured that the wine reflects the care put...

Wine Club 2024

February Wine Club

We are so thrilled to share with you first, the new vintage of our very own Peony Wines! When discussing our family in the wine industry, I realize I've never shared the whole backstory and thought this would be a perfect time. In 2000, my dad, Chris, and stepmom...

Wine Club 2024

January Wine Club

It's fascinating how the choice of grape varietals and the influence of terroir can shape the characteristics of wines. Exploring familiar varietals from unexpected places often brings out unique expressions due to the distinct environmental conditions of different...

Wine Club 2023

December Wine Club

We are so excited to be the first to introduce you to LOCI, a new wine-import company started by our dear friend Randall Bush. We first met Randall while he was working with Rosenthal Wine Merchants as their Great Lake Sales rep. In this industry, a good rep...

Wine Club 2023

November Wine Club

Thanksgiving is one of our favorite holidays. Gathering with family and friends you love to enjoy the time, food, and of course the wine. It’s so nice to slow down together and just enjoy the day as we really have so much to be grateful for. Thanksgiving comes with...

Wine Club 2023

October Wine Club

Often, I say, I’m a seasonal drinker. I like a crisp refreshing white or rosé on a hot day and a cozy juicy red on a grey day… Grüner Veltliner is however a varietal that I think is lovely year-round. In the summer on a hot and humid day, it's refreshing and...

Wine Club 2023

September Wine Club

As a bottle shop owner, I can tell you that people have a lot of feelings when it comes to Chardonnay. This month I would like to challenge some of those preconceived notions and shine a light on the versatility and beauty of this unfairly maligned grape. Yes, some...

Wine Club 2023

August Wine Club

Sometimes on hot and muggy summer days it can feel a bit odd to reach for a red wine but if that’s what sounds good, we recommend a Gamay. Time and time again this is one of our favorite Summer red varietals. It’s a varietal that is great with a nice chill on it so...

Wine Club 2023

July Wine Club

It’s not surprising for us to check the weather when picking out what wine to open up. We’ve always considered ourselves seasonal drinkers. With these long summer days, some styles of wine just taste better! With warmer weather, lighter wines with a chill are more...