February Wine Features

Broc Cellars, Love White 2015 – $19.99 (90% Marsanne, 7% Roussanne, 3% Viognier; Berkeley, California) “Broc Cellars fits hardly anybody’s idea of a California winery. You won’t see any cellars, for one thing, or anything remotely pastoral, like a vineyard. The...

Winter Wine Dinner at Vivace

Vivace Winter Wine Dinner January 25th, 2017 6:30 pm, $75/person   Add some light and warmth to these long winter nights by joining us for superbly-crafted cuisine featuring dishes from Rome to Northern Italy. There will be cheer, story-telling, and of course,...

Great Red Wines We Love

Ampeleia, Costa Toscano Rosso Un Litro 2015 – $19.99 (Grenache, Mourvèdre, Carignan, Alicante Bouschet; Tuscany, Italy) Elisabetta Foradori, one of Italy’s top superstar winemakers, famous for her work with Teraldego in the Alto Adige has come together...

Holiday Hours

Holiday Hours Closing 4 pm 12/24 Closed Christmas Day Resume normal hours Monday 12/26   Closing 5 pm 12/31 Uptown Closing 6 pm 12/31 Downtown Closed New Year’s Day Downtown Closing at 5 pm Monday, 1/2/2017 Uptown Closed Monday,...

Thanksgiving, The Wine

“What to serve with Thanksgiving” A question we are asked continually this time of year. These are wines we’ve been recommending. More will be added each day… Chateau de Vaux, Pinot Noir Moselle 2014 – $21.99 (100% Pinot Noir; Moselle,...

Bordeaux: A Primer

Bordeaux is the world’s most famous wine region. It is home to the world’s best red wines: the “First Growths” of Latour (Pauillac), Lafite-Rothschild (Pauillac), Mouton-Rothschild (Pauillac), Margaux (Margaux), and Haut Brion (Graves). And also the...