Antxiola (pronounced ahn-cho-la) comes to us from the Errasti brothers, owners of Bodegas Zudugarai in Spain. It's a Txakoli, a very dry, slightly-sparkling, hard-to-pronounce white wine (it's … [More]

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I had a meeting at one of my favorite Chicago wine bars recently - BIN36 - and I wanted something "outside the box" - not my usual reds or whites or sparklings or rosés. I said "bring me something … [More]

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From the old farm-house (La Vieille Ferme) to your table comes this rose-colored, almost neon pink dry rosé from Jean Pierre and François Perrin (of the "5 generations of winemaking" Famille Perrin) - … [More]

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Yes, another celebrity wine! Everyone from Lady Gaga and Fergie to Drew Barrymore and AC/DC has their own wine these days. Most wine drinkers are a little skeptical of wines that are produced with a … [More]

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  The Lindeman's Bin 80 Cabernet Merlot 2013 is 58% Cabernet Sauvignon and 42% Merlot sourced from multiple vineyards in Southeastern Australia. Southeastern Australia is a huge area … [More]

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  The Pere et Fils Cinsault Syrah Rose 2013 (Pere et Fils translates to father and son) is a blend of 70% Cinsault and 30% Syrah grown in the estate vineyards in the hills of the Languedoc … [More]

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  The Fortant Hills Reserve Viognier 2012 is sourced from hillside vineyards in the Languedoc comprising three different soil conditions. The Languedoc is located in Southwest France and … [More]

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La Vieille Ferme Rosé 2013

From the old farm-house (La Vieille Ferme) to your table comes this rose-colored, almost neon pink dry rosé from Jean Pierre and François Perrin (of the "5 generations of winemaking" Famille Perrin) - … [Show me more...]

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Miraval Côtes de Provence Rosé 2013

Yes, another celebrity wine! Everyone from Lady Gaga and Fergie to Drew Barrymore and AC/DC has their own wine these days. Most wine drinkers are a little skeptical of wines that are produced with a … [Show me more...]

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Lindeman’s Bin 80 Cabernet Merlot 2013

  The Lindeman's Bin 80 Cabernet Merlot 2013 is 58% Cabernet Sauvignon and 42% Merlot sourced from multiple vineyards in Southeastern Australia. Southeastern Australia is a huge area … [Show me more...]

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Pere et Fils Cinsault Syrah Rose’ 2013

  The Pere et Fils Cinsault Syrah Rose 2013 (Pere et Fils translates to father and son) is a blend of 70% Cinsault and 30% Syrah grown in the estate vineyards in the hills of the Languedoc … [Show me more...]

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Vertical Run Cabernet Sauvignon 2012

This uncommon California Cab from Paso Robles (via our buds at Vinejoy) was made by Andrew from Field Recordings (Fiction, Wonderwall, Almanac) and Curt from Sans Liege (Offering, Groundwork) - two … [Show me more...]

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Antxiola Hondarrabi 2012

Antxiola (pronounced ahn-cho-la) comes to us from the Errasti brothers, owners of Bodegas Zudugarai in Spain. It's a Txakoli, a very dry, slightly-sparkling, hard-to-pronounce white wine (it's … [Show me more...]

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Cederberg Bukettraube 2012

I had a meeting at one of my favorite Chicago wine bars recently - BIN36 - and I wanted something "outside the box" - not my usual reds or whites or sparklings or rosés. I said "bring me something … [Show me more...]

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Fortant Hills Reserve Viognier 2012

  The Fortant Hills Reserve Viognier 2012 is sourced from hillside vineyards in the Languedoc comprising three different soil conditions. The Languedoc is located in Southwest France and … [Show me more...]

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Stellenryck Sauvignon Blanc 2013

  The Stellenryck Sauvignon Blanc 2013 is sourced from sustainably farmed vineyards in the Stellenbosch region of the Western Cape of South Africa. Stellenryck is one of Die Bergkelder … [Show me more...]

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Torres Verdeo 2013

  The Torres Verdeo 2013 is 100% Verdejo sourced from vineyards in the Rueda DO of Castilla-La Mancha on the west side of central Spain. The brand is Verdeo and the grape is Verdejo which … [Show me more...]

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Skinnygirl Sweet’arita

The Skinnygirl Sweet'arita is made from blue agave silver Tequila, Triple Sec, natural flavors and a dash of agave nectar for sweetness. There are two basic types of Tequila, Blue Agave and Mixto, the … [Read More...]

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Skinnygirl Sparkling Margarita

  The Skinnygirl Sparkling Margarita made with Blue Agave Silver Tequila (when you see Blue Agave on the label that indicates that it is 100% Blue Agave and not mixed with cane sugar and … [Read More...]

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Highland Park 12

The Highland Park 12 year old Single Malt Whiskey is distilled on the largest of the Orkney Islands, ten miles off the coast of northeast Scotland. Even though Highland is part of the name, this is an … [Read More...]

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