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Fun thing about open calls for customers to takeover the blog: the weird stuff you receive.  See below. An email of unsolicited advice came back to us from a Nick, but signed by a Tom, looking into the customer database, especially as the content is about serving our…

Cap’n Jack Sparrow?

Well everyone, happy Talk Like A Pirate Day! Aye ’tis a real thin’, ‘n ye can celebrate by natterin’ like a crazy pirate today. So ahoy everyone, start natterin’ like a damn pirate, wha’ are ye waitin’ fer!? (oh, if ye dunno how t’ natter like a pirate,…

For the Beer Lovers…

Today marks National Beer Lover’s Day.  A fitting holiday for the beer lovers out there to begin warming up for Oktoberfest, which contrary to the name, begins on the 21st of this month and concludes with German-American Day on October 6th.  So it is high time we give…

Aaaaaaaaand, We’re Back!

Hope you all had a good holiday break! We sure as hell did! If you are like us, it’s 6 days into the new year, so our resolutions are out the window.  If you have more willpower than we do, then we salute you for your strength and…

Farewell, For Now…

Well, it’s time to wrap things up here for 2018. It was a good year. We got to meet all of you, and you got to really meet us on a more intimate and intellectual level than just the wines themselves. There were some ok articles, some good…

Party Season Spills!

Here are our 2 favorite methods to remove ‘the party’ after all the guests have left! 1.  The Baking soda Method:  Use a white cloth to blot as much of the stain as you can.  When you are no longer pulling up color form the spill, pour a…

The Mark of the Beast

Coming soon…666. Lot 666 that is. Annually we celebrate our marquee release (100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 555, 600, 606, 616) in the fall. Enter this year’s Lot 666. Call it a sin, but at the crossroads of quality and price we have found an aggressively priced alternative to…

Sideways (14 years later)

Today marks the 14th anniversary of the release of Sideways, a movie that boasts countless nominations and awards, as well as a 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. The movie’s success increased the attention and production of California Pinot Noir (a thin-skinned, temperamental grape – much like our protagonist Miles…