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District 7 Wines | August Wine of the Month

Before we dive into District 7 Wines (our August Winery Spotlight) we are excited to announce we have a NEW WINE OF THE MONTH PROGRAM. We’ve had a Wine of the Month program for awhile now, but we are relaunching. New format + new pricing structure = better deals for you.

Our new Wine of the Month format will have wines featured at $12.98/ea. Similarly to how we always have $6.99/6pks for our Beer of the Month program, our Wine(s) of the Month will always be $12.98! Expect to come into our store and get a killer deal on carefully curated, quality wines that rotate monthly for $12.98/ea.

SO….without further adieu, the first winery we’re featuring for our new and improved Wine of the Month initiative is District 7 Wines.

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Vineyard Spotlight – From the Winery:

California has 17 grape crushing districts. Monterey County is number 7. Wine experts recognize our home as one of the most beautiful and diverse wine growing regions in the world. The distinctive geography, climate and soils lead to wines that are complex, elegant and most importantly, delicious. District 7 is Monterey.

Monterey County is a good place to call home. In addition to its stunning scenery, diverse recreation and relaxed lifestyle, it offers a wide range of terroirs to grow both cold- and warm-climate grapes. Incredible properties allow us to produce a range of wines that are true to variety and site. All of our estate vineyards are officially certified by the California Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance(CSWA), a statewide certification program that provides third-party verification of a winery’s commitment to sustainable wine growing practices. Driving our efforts at District 7 is a core belief that the best wines come from vineyards and ecosystems that are in balance. For decades, we have been at the forefront of innovation and applied technology in our vineyards to improve wine quality while reducing water use, shrinking our carbon footprint, and advancing sustainability.

Vineyard Spotlight – From Molly’s Staff:

We are in constant search of wines that are varietally correct, balanced, delicious and still fit into our retirement plan. For the Month of August we are excited to offer you District 7 wines as our Wines of the Month. We have long been fans of the way that the Monterey Bay regulates temperatures in District 7. Morning fog, sunny afternoons and cool nights set up excellent ripeness and freshness as grapes develop in the vineyard.

District 7 Sauvignon Blanc sports a nice bright tropical nose. The palate finds excellent tension between ripe tropical fruit and citrusy freshness. The finish is clean and crisp. Textbook Monterey style.

District 7 Chardonnay is a traditional California Chard which marries oak influence to ripe orchard fruit components. The nose abounds with vanilla and baked apple pie while the palate is rich with flavors of ripe apples, pears and citrus fruit. The wine finishes clean and tempting you to take another sip.

District 7 Pinot Noir offers the balance and elegance that we look for in Pinot Noir. The aromas and flavors are a montage of red & black cherry, ripe raspberries and a zesty pomegranate component. The cooling effect of the Monterey Bay is important in keeping this wine fresh.

District 7 Cabernet Sauvignon is the bruiser of the line-up, but this big guy can still dance with finesse. Ripe black cherry fruit is intertwined with subtle oak components resulting in silky, substantive and complete offering of fruit, mocha and vanilla.



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Cocktails Recipes From Eat Denver’s Big Eat 2018

Showcasing Denver’s top independent restaurants organized by neighborhood, The Big Eat marks the opening of Slow Food Nations weekend and a banner year for Denver’s dining scene. Guests enjoy bites and sips from 65+ of Denver’s best restaurants and bars under the canopy of The Galleria at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, and support Eat Denver’s efforts to strengthen our independent restaurant community and continue elevating the dining scene through collaboration.

Molly’s is participating in The Big Eat 2018 as the cocktail bar sponsor! Almost all of the ingredients featured in the six craft cocktails are available at Molly’s! Here are the recipes:


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Press Release: Molly’s Sip of Colorado

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Molly’s Spirits and Aspen Brewing Company Release Molly’s Sip of Colorado – Your New Beer of Summer

Six-packs will ring in at just $5.99 – making it the perfect affordable complement to the season

Molly’s Spirits and Aspen Brewing Company have released Molly’s Sip of Colorado, a collaboration beer that is available NOW at Molly’s Spirits. This is the third collaboration beer from Molly’s Spirits this year, following I Can’t Believe It’s Butter, created for the 2018 Collaboration Fest, and Better Together – both with New Image Brewing.

We were excited to re-enter the Denver market with a collaboration with an iconic Colorado brand that is well known and respected in its community,” said Aspen Brewing CEO Peter Bassett.  “Molly’s and Aspen Brewing Company have prioritized the outdoors and Colorado lifestyle as key components of their brands. Molly’s Sip of Colorado, which draws inspiration from traditional Colorado flavors  while providing an extremely affordably priced Colorado craft beer perfect for weekend warriors, demonstrates that love and admiration.”

The beer is a spin on the California Common beer, also called a steam beer, using similar brewing techniques with a high-altitude spin. Molly’s Sip of Colorado celebrates the beauty of Colorado from grain to glass. At 4.56 percent ABV, this crisp and refreshing beer has a subtle and sweet malt backbone that is complemented by notes of floral, pine and mountain fruit from the combination of Palisade and Chinook hops.

The team at Molly’s arrived at $5.99 price point for six-packs to provide the marketplace with a value-driven option for craft beer.

“We want Molly’s Sip of Colorado to be a go-to choice for Denver imbibers to enjoy while hanging out on all the best rooftop patios, lakes and 14ers this summer,” said Jaylee Adams, marketing manager at Molly’s Spirits. “It’s sessionable and affordable enough that it’s a superb choice for any Colorado occasion.”

Molly’s Sip of Colorado will be available in six-pack cans at Molly’s Spirits beginning on June 11. Stay tuned for more details about a Denver release party following the store launch.

Aspen Brewing Company:

Aspen Brewing Company was founded in 2008 with one simple goal: Make World-Class Beer, Downstream from Nobody. With a passion for craft beer and the mountain lifestyle, our small and dedicated team strives to make delicious craft beer fit for any and every occasion. Ten years later, Aspen Brewing Company continues to grow to new heights, produce a wide range of award winning craft beer and represent the outdoor lifestyle embodied in Aspen, Colorado.

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Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Him

It’s Valentine’s season – do you still need a gift for your significant other? Before you put together another coupon book that you secretly hope he won’t use, here are a few options he’ll enjoy and hopefully share (no arts and crafts involved).

Valentine's Day Gift for him

For The Mixologist

Träkál: The Spirit of Patagonia – $33.99 Find Along Spirits Wall
Nooku Bourbon Cream – $29.99 Find Along Spirits Wall
Ol’ Major Bacon Bloody Mary Gift Set- $37.99 Find In: Aisle B, Lane 2

Wine For The Win

Mancan Wine – $4.98 each Find In: Aisle B, Lane 13
Broc Cellars Love Red Rhone Blend – $24.99 Find In: Aisle B, Lane 4
LO-VE Garnacha – $12.98 Find In: Aisle B, Lane 9

For The Beer Guy

The Larimer Beer Company Regulators Hazy IPA – $10.99/6pk Find In: Cooler Door #23
Bull & Bush Man Beer IPA- $5.49/ea Find In: Bomber Room
Great Divide The Smoothness Barrel Aged Dark Lager – $10.49/ea Find In: Aisle B, Lane 17

Who Doesn’t Love Bourbon?

Maker’s 46 Bourbon Gift Set – $32.99 (Our February Spirit of the Month!) Find In: Spirits #2
Breckenridge Bourbon Whiskey 750ml – $35.99 Find In: Colorado Spirits Section
Bulleit Barrel Strength Bourbon 750ml – $51.99 Find In: Spirits #2

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Molly’s Community Involvement: 2017 Recap

A quick toast to 2017… It’s been a big year at Molly’s Spirits. We’ve grown our team, expanded our offerings and will be rolling out new ways for you to shop in the next few months. We couldn’t have done it without you all, so thank you! One aspect we’re especially proud of from 2017 is our community contributions and involvement, so we thought we would share those milestones:molly's spirits 2017 donations

◼️ 125: The number of charities & nonprofit organizations Molly’s supported this year
◼️ $18,600: Amount donated through silent auction items, gift cards, product, discounts & in-kind donations
◼️ $16,500: Amount raised for Family Tree through Molly’s Annual Rare Whiskey Auction
◼️ 38: The number of local events we sponsored, hosted & were involved with in 2017
We were fortunate enough to support organizations in Arvada, Wheat Ridge, Golden, Denver, Lakeside, Lakewood, Morrison and Evergreen. We supported everything from animal rescues, to school fundraisers, to cultural assets of our city (i.e. Denver Art Museum) and everything in between. We look forward to serving our local community through wine, spirits & beer on an even bigger level in 2018! Happy New Year everyone!

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Champagne Giveaway for New Years Eve 2017

Congratulations to our winners – Audrey B & Kelsey H! We’ve reached out to you via email. Thanks to everyone who participated!!champagne saber trick nye

We’re giving TWO lucky people the chance to ring in the New Year with a $100 gift card to Molly’s!

To enter for a chance to win:
1) Like @MollysSpirits on Instagram
2) Like our giveaway Instagram post and tag a friend you plan to pop bottles with this NYE!
3) Fill out the form below
4) Must be 21+ and live in the greater Denver area.

Two winners will be emailed and announced here on Molly’s blog at noon on Friday, December 29th!

**Giveaway has been completed and the winners have been notified!**

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Staff Picks: The Best Drinks To Get You Through The Holidays

Holiday presents purchased and travel plans solidified? Have you found a gift for your boss? The holidays are filled with making decisions and frankly, it can be quite overwhelming! Well we’ve got good news. The Molly’s team is here to help make some of those decisions easier with our list of holiday favorites. From what to sip on while you’re prepping for company to what to tackle a post-holiday hangover with, Molly’s has you covered!

Molly's Staff Holiday Picks

Best Drink for Cleaning House:

A hard seltzer like Truly Spiked & Sparkling – Jaylee 
Find in: Cooler Door #7
Variety 12pk: $18.49 | Sale $15.99

Best Drink for Meal Prepping:

19 Crimes Shiraz – Jeanette
Find in: Lane 11, Aisle A
$11.98 | Sale $7.98

Best Hostess Gift:

A great wine – DJ
Use our Holiday Wine Gift Guide to narrow down your choices!

Best Drink for a Mountain Holiday Trip:

Wibby Brewing Double Dunkel – Tony
Tony’s Tasting Notes: Lighter in body with lots of malt flavor. Chocolate and coffee notes are balanced for a smooth Winter brew!
Find in: Cooler Door #17

Best Gift for your Boss:

Don Julio 1942 – Kyle
Find in: High End Hooch Cabinet
$119.99 | Sale $115.99

Best Gift for a Corporate Client:

Johnnie Walker Blue Label – Chants
Find in: High End Hooch Cabinet
$249.99 | Sale $189.99

Best Dessert Wine or Beer:

Castello del Poggio Moscato – Madison
Find in: Lane 8, Aisle D
$12.98 | Sale $10.98

Best Drink to Prepare you for Awkward Family Conversations:

An 80 – 100 Proof Spirit – Joe P.
Might we suggest Molly’s Woody Creek Rye Single Barrel? This single barrel is quite the anomaly for a 100 proof rye whiskey! Made from 100% Colorado rye and aged for four years in new American oak, this rye mash whiskey is extraordinarily smooth, earthy, and creamy with a soft mouthfeel.
Find in: Spirits 2

Best Drink for a Hangover:

Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix and Kettle One Vodka – Kellie
Zing Zang 32oz Bloody Mary Mix
Find in: Mixer Section Along Back Wall
1.75l Kettle One Vodka
Find Along Vodka Wall
$43.99 | $33.99

Best Drink for a Vegetarian/Vegan Holiday:

Meinklang Wines – Jessica
Produced on a biodynamic, organic wine estate, Meinklang wines are made without using additives and fining agents derived from animal products such as egg white, fish bladder and gelatine. Molly’s carries Meinklang Pinot Noir, Burgenland White and Red, as well as Meinklang Frizzante Rosé.
Find in: Organic Wine Section – Lane 1, Aisle B
Meinklang Burgenland Red: $16.98 | Sale $14.98
Meinklang Burgenland White: $16.98 | Sale $14.98
Meinklang Pinot Noir: $19.98 | Sale $17.98
Meinklang Frizzante Rosé: $19.98 | Sale $17.98

Best Drink if you’re Hosting Family:

Larmandier-Bernier, Longitude, Blanc de Blanc, Premier Cru, NV – Scott
“Perfect as an apéritif, its freshness, its frankness, its mineral quality will give you an appetite.” – Champagne Larmandier-Bernier
Find in: Lane 3, Aisle A
$57.98 | Sale $47.98
Searching for the perfect bubbly? See our top 10 champagne suggestions here.

Best Gift for a White Elephant Party:

Stillhouse Whiskey – Greg
Want to bring the gift everyone fights over? Not only does Stillhouse Whiskey come in adorable packaging, but there’s also plenty of fun flavors to choose from like Peach Tea, Mint Chip, Coconut, Spiced Cherry, and Apple Crisp. They also make great stocking stuffers!
Find in: Spirits 3
750ml: $29.99 | Sale $19.99
375ml: $19.99 | Sale $11.99

Best Drink if you’re Hosting a Friendsgiving:

Mulled Red Wine – Rachel
You can find a recipe for “the warm winter cousin to sangria” here.

Best Drink for a Work Party:

An Aperol Spritz
The Italian aperitif is an easy sipper yet lowish on the alcohol content, making you less likely to be the one everyone is talking about at the water cooler on Monday. We’ve got a recipe for you right here.

Best Drink for a Tropical Holiday Trip:

A Mai Tai – LK
You can find our recipe for this classic drink here.

Best Drink to Enjoy by a Fire:

A Molly’s Boulevardier – Spirits Team
You can find our twist on the Boulevardier here.

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Top 10 Best Champagnes for New Years Eve

Three cheers to 2017! If you’re like us you’re preparing and planning your New Years Eve celebrations. In true Denver fashion, between concerts, 4-course dinners and pop-up events, there are about a million ways to spend your night. Whatever you’re planning, no NYE celebration is complete without some bubbles. This holiday above all others warrants cracking out something good to drink, because let’s face it….2017 was a wild year and we all need a drink! This is the perfect evening to impress your house guests or party host with a badass bottle of Champagne.

Best champagne for new years eve

With that being said, we have curated a list of our top 10 favorite champagnes for your New Years Eve celebrations! We focused this list on a few beloved Grower producers, which are Champagnes that are produced by the same estate that owns the vineyards from which the grapes come… basically as “craft” as the Old World of wine gets! We’ve also listed a few well-known Negociant producers. All of these Champagnes would elevate your NYE festivities. #SaveWaterDrinkChampagne

Grower Producer

“The Brut Réserve, a blend of 70% wines from the base year (2013) with the balance reserve wines, composed from approximately one-third each of the three major varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Noir & Pinot Meunier).  A model of harmony, nuance and verve, it is a pure expression of the domain’s varied terroirs that demonstrates both the Bérêche brothers great skill and their originality.” –The Rare Wine Company

Negociant Producer

“An elegant Champagne, with a smoky, minerally underpinning and subtle flavors of poached pear, toast, candied lemon zest and ginger riding the finely detailed bead. Harmonious, and hard to stop sipping. Drink now through 2020.”  -Wine Spectator

Grower Producer

“Perfect as an apéritif, its freshness, its frankness, its mineral quality will give you an appetite. You can drink it now or also keep it for several years.” – Champagne Larmandier-Bernier

Negociant Producer

“Vibrant acidity frames flavors of steeped white peach, raspberry, candied orange zest and smoke in this rich, expressive rosé. Well-balanced and lively, with a mouthwatering, spiced finish.” –Wine Spectator

Grower Producer/Organic

“L’Efflorescence is the most full-bodied of Dominique’s Blanc de Noirs. It doubles down on the natural higher ripeness of Pinot Noir, planted in clay-heavy soils at the foot of a sloping vineyard, by being vinified in second hand barrique for a richer, finely oxidative style. As with other Marie-Courtin wines, only native yeasts are employed and no dosage is added. It sits a burnished golden yellow in the glass with finely beaded mousse. The nose is expressive with touches of brioche, biscuits, hazelnuts, and ripe Jonagold apples. While the palate is full and powered by structure and minerality that only gives hints of brazil nuts, red currants, and mocha before a dry and admirably sustained finish.” – David Salinas

Grower Producer

“A fabulous tertiary wine from a superb vintage; malt and brioche and balsam, clinging and hedonic and spicy. Just a riot to drink now. Bless him for making it available!” – Terry Theise

Grower Producer

“High-pitched, mineral-laced citrus fruit and honeysuckle aromas are complicated by notes of iodine, anise and ginger. Racy and precise on entry, then deeper in the mid-palate, offering intense orange pith and chamomile flavors and a touch of bitter quinine. Almost Chablis-like in its focus and mineral cut, finishing with excellent clarity and length. I imagine that this fat-free, lithe Champagne would do wonders with raw shellfish or fresh goats’ milk cheeses.” –International Wine Cellar

Negociant Producer

“A lovely rosé in an almost vinous style, with mouthwatering acidity and a fine, lacy mousse carrying appealing flavors of ripe raspberry, white cherry fruit, star anise, mandarin orange peel and honeysuckle. Lightly chalky on the lasting finish. Enjoy with food. Drink now through 2020.” –Wine Spectator

Grower Producer

“Ample, creamy and layered, the 2012 possesses exceptional balance from start to finish. Intense red
stone fruit, mineral, kirsch, wild flowers, smoke, slate and herbs. All the elements are in the right place..
In a word: magnificent!” –International Wine Cellar

Negociant Producer

“Bright yellow-gold. Deeply pitched, pungent aromas of candied lemon, pear skin, anise, buttered toast and smoky lees, with notes of ginger and white flowers adding lift. Densely packed yet vibrant, showing impressive power and clarity to its mineral-accented citrus and orchard fruit flavors. Expands on the finish but maintains its focus, picking up iodine and bitter lime notes that linger impressively.” –International Wine Cellar

All Champagne’s come highly recommended by Molly’s Wine Manager, Scott Smith. Scott has coordinated the wine program at a number of retailers and restaurants in the Denver Metro area over the last 15 years. Scott loves Champagne and other Sparkling wines and he will unabashedly brag about 80% of his personal wine purchases going to bubbles. Scott has a particular affinity for Grower Producer Champagne. Growers tend to practice organic viticulture, allow fruit to fully ripen, use indigenous yeasts and be far more deliberate in the winery. Molly’s boasts the most extensive Grower Champagne selection in the State of Colorado and one of the more impressive sets in the Country.

*Prices are subject to change. Limited to stock on hand.

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Flash Your Ski Pass Promotion

flash your season ski pass deal

This ones for you, skiers and snowboarders! For a limited time, flash your season pass at Molly’s Spirits to receive 10% off all of your purchases! Stopping at Molly’s Spirits when your heading up I70 is 10x easier than trying to find a liquor store once you’re already up in the mountains. We’re 4 minutes off I70 & Sheridan. Plus, those steep mountain prices (pun intended) and the narrow selections will leave you wondering why you didn’t load up for the lodge in Denver.

Here are the promotion details: 

  • It must be a full season pass for the 2017-2018 year (no 2-day, 7-day, etc. passes). If you have questions about what passes are accepted beyond this, please reach out.
  • This discount cannot be combined with any other discounts.
  • This discount excludes box wine, kegs & allocated items. 
  • This deal is good from 11/25/2017 through 12/9/2017.
  • Your Ski Pass must be present at purchase and must match your ID. 

We hope this gets you as excited for Colorado ski season as it does for us! Shop Molly’s extensive selection of 12,000 wines, beers & spirits so you’re stocked up for your mountain adventures.

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Best Wines for Holiday Gift Ideas

Shopping for a wine-lover and don’t know where to begin (other than heading to Molly’s)? Well you’re in luck! Here are our best wine picks under $20, $50 and $100 to give this holiday season. These are great options for that special someone, the holiday host, or even the office gift exchange! (Don’t worry about printing this out, we have copies at the front of the store to take with you while you shop!)

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Wines Under $20

Graham Beck Brut Rosé

“The Rosé NV was allowed enough time on the lees to develop subtle yeasty undertones but to burst with berry and cherry flavours. On the nose expect whiffs of raspberries, cherries and a few secondary aromas of minerality. The palate delivers a lively mousse but fine in the mouth, with subtle red berry flavours enlivened by bright acids. Showing hints of oyster shell and fresh lavender. Flirtatious and fun, yet elegant and structured, it’s perfect for all seasons and settings. The ultimate in food friendly wines.” – Graham Beck

Region/Appellation: Robertson
Country Hierarchy: Breede River Valley, South Africa
Grape/Blend: Chardonnay – Pinot Noir
Food Suggestion: Meaty and oily fish such as salmon and trout
Was $18.98 | Now $16.98

Anton Bauer Wagram Pinot Noir

“Dense, characteristic ruby with crimson; intensive notes of herbs in the nose, purée of berries in the background; typical Burgunder structure, lively tannin, ripeness, juicy piquancy and elegance, substantially dry and still youthfully impetuous.” – Anton Bauer

Region/Appellation: Wagram
Country Hierarchy: Austria
Grape/Blend: Pinot Noir
Food Suggestion: Pork and red meats such as beef, lamb, and venison.
Was $24.98 | Now $19.98

Pine Ridge Chenin Blanc + Viognier Blend

“That beautiful fragrance of jasmine, honeyed pears, and chai spice. The succulent flavors of tropical fruit. A crisp, refreshing finish that unleashes provocative notes of white peaches, pineapple, and zesty citrus.” – Pine Ridge CB + V

Region/Appellation: Napa Valley
Country Hierarchy:
Rare White Blend: Chenin Blanc and Viognier
Food Suggestion: 
Root vegetables and squashes, light salads to seafood, and most notably with foods with a hint of spiciness—its subtle sweetness provides balance alongside a touch of heat. It’s the perfect pour for the start of an evening with appetizers or a platter of salumi. Also try Chenin Blanc + Viognier with a flavorful Thai curry, a frittata with sweet onions and ricotta, or a shrimp and avocado tostada. For a perfect cheese pairing, enjoy CB+V with a dense, lemony goat’s milk French Chabichou du Poitou.
Was $14.98 | Now $10.98

Mercat Brut Nature

“A complex nose of ripe pear and brioche with zesty minerality on the palate and chalky soil notes. Stone fruits like apricots and nectarines are framed by a structure of acidity and limestone that show through due to the lack of dosage.” – Mercat

Region/Appellation: Cava
Country Hierarchy: Catalonia, Spain
Grape/Blend: Cava Blend: 50% Xarel.lo, 40% Macabeu and 10% Parellada
Food Suggestion: Manchego and parmesan cheese, oysters, and clams
Was $16.98 | Now $13.98

Bookcliff Syrah

“This elegant Syrah has hints of blackberries and raspberries with a hint of pepper. The finish has earthy notes where the tannins and acidity are well blended.” – Bookcliff Vineyards

Region/Appellation: Grand Valley
Country Hierarchy: Colorado, USA
Grape/Blend: Syrah
Food Suggestion: Pork, lamb, beef , spicy food, matured and hard cheese
Was $21.98 | Now $15.98

Kopke Fine Ruby Port

“Deep ruby-red colour with halo granate. Classic nose, where the vivacity of the young fruits converge in a delicate balance. Determined taste, vigorous, with aromas of fresh fruit and a long and harmonious finish.”  – Portugal Vineyards

Region/Appellation: Ruby Port
Country Hierarchy: Oporto [Port], Douro, Portugal
Grape/Blend: Port Blend Red: Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão, and Touriga Franca
Food Suggestion: Chocolate, caramel, and cheeses of medium intensity
350ml $10.99 | 750ml $17.99

Kopke Tawny Port

“Orange-brown color. The ageing in oak casks gives it an aroma of vanilla combined with fruit. The palate is soft and balanced with a good finish.”  – Portugal Vineyards

Region/Appellation: Tawny Port
Country Hierarchy: Oporto [Port], Douro, Portugal
Grape/Blend: Port Blend Red: Tinta Roriz, Tinta Barroca, Tinto Cão, Touriga Franca
Food Suggestion: Blue cheese, dried fruits, and desserts with caramel
350ml $10.99 | 750ml $17.99

Tentaka Hawk in the Heavens Sake

“Dry and crisp, the flavors are dominated by mixed nuts, fresh cut green grass and other earthier flavors. Medium-bodied with a rich mouthfeel, followed by a lengthy and dry finish.” – Vine Connections

Region/Appellation: Junmai
Country Hierarchy: Japan
Food Suggestion: Hearty grains, mushrooms, beef, lamb, and BBQ sauce
300ml Was $16.98 | Now $14.98

Wines Under $50

DeLoach Estate Pinot Noir Russian River

“Our 2014 Estate Vineyard Pinot Noir aromatically opens with ripe red fruits heightened with hints of soft baking spice and candied orange peel. The deep aromas lead to enticing flavors of cherry cola balanced with the earthiness of Shiitake mushroom. Its full body, and round, rich velvety feel lead to a long, satisfying finish.” – DeLoach Vineyards

Region/Appellation: Russian River Valley
Country Hierarchy: Sonoma County, North Coast, California
Grape/Blend: Pinot Noir
Food Suggestion: Duck, geese, and game birds such as turkey, quail, and pheasant
Was $54.98 | Now $44.98

Taittinger Brut La Francaise

“Active on the palate, with bright core fruits and zesty citrus and mineral flavors, a pairing with raw oysters would seem to be in order.” – Wilfred Wong

Region/Appellation: Champagne Brut
Country Hierarchy: Champagne, France
Grape/Blend: Champagne Blend
Food Suggestion: Shellfish, crab and lobster
Was $56.98 | Now $39.98

Robert Sinskey Red Blend

“Point of View 2012 is that wine you take to dinner to not just impress, but to enjoy. A deep, dark purple hue telegraphs its impressive nature as the aromas and flavors of macerated berries (strawberries, blue/blackberries, and cherries), are backed by notes of bay leaf and fennel seed. The wine obviously came from optimally ripened fruit with supple tannin balanced by just the slightest hint of fine oak barrels and vibrant acidity. Mouth filling and delicious with an incredibly long finish, this wine begs for a seat at tonight’s dinner table.” – Robert Sinskey

Region/Appellation: Carneros
Country Hierarchy: Napa Valley, Napa Country, North Coast, California
Grape/Blend: Red Blend: Merlot, Cabernet Franc and Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Suggestion: Pork and chili peppers
Now $39.99

Domaine Ostertag Riesling

“The wine is a very light, pale straw color. The very nice nose has lemon zest, toast, apples, white flowers, spice, grapefruit, apricots, and minerals. This has light to medium body, good acidity, and has just a hint of sweetness. The creamy palate features nice citrus and apples up front with a nice floral note, pices, and minerals coming in on the backend. The finish has very nice length and again highlights the citrus, apple, and minerals, with a slight saline element coming into play. This would be a very nice wine to serve to a new comer as an introduction to dry Rieslings.” – Cliff’s Wine Picks

Region/Appellation: Alsace
Country Hierarchy: France
Grape/Blend: Riesling
Food Suggestion: Meaty fish such as salmon, mackerel, swordfish, monkfish and tuna
Now $29.99

Luigi Giordano Barbaresco

“Definite garnet red colour enriched with delicate orange highlights on ageing; ample and intense perfume with good floral and fruit jammy notes plus ethereal hints of spices. The flavour is dry, full, elegant and aristocratic.” – Luigi Giordano

Region/Appellation: Barbaresco
Country Hierarchy: Piedmont, Italy
Grape/Blend: Nebbiolo
Food Suggestion: Meat-filled pasta dishes, game roasts, braised red meats and matured cheeses
Was $36.98 | Now $32.98

Colterris Cab Franc

“An elegant, traditionally styled wine made from 25-year-old vines grown above the Colorado River at Katie’s Vineyard on East Orchard Mesa, Palisade. This wine is rich with hints of violets and plums. A delicious complement to braised poultry, grilled salmon, and mild cheeses.” –Colterris

Region/Appellation: Grand Valley
Country Hierarchy: Colorado
Grape/Blend: 84% Cabernet Franc, 7% Petit Verdot, 6% Merlot, 3% Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Suggestion: Poultry, salmon, and mild cheeses
Now $24.99

Kracher White Burgenland Trockenbeerenauslese

“Trockenbeerenauslese (“dried berry selection”) is a sweet wine made from grapes hand-picked in late autumn and affected by “noble rot,” the botrytis fungus that gives the wine its characteristic rich, sweet taste. This golden wine has a lovely aroma with notes of apricot and honey. The finish is fresh, creamy and lively.” – Terlato Wines

Region/Appellation: Burgenland
Country Hierarchy: Austria
Grape/Blend: Welschriesling, Chardonnay, Traminer
Food Suggestion: Dessert
187ml $24.99

Wines Under $100

Stag’s Leap Artemis Cabernet Sauvignon Napa

“This well-made full-bodied wine exudes a juicy core of red currant, cranberry and vanilla as a persistence of tannin provides power and wooded support. Oak and cedar play nicely together and add a wealth of savory concentration.” – Virginie Boone

Region/Appellation: Napa Valley
Country Hierarchy: Napa Country, North Coast, California
Grape/Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon
Food Suggestion: Beef, such as prime rib, or venison
Was $61.99 | Now $58.99

Shafer Red Shoulder Ranch Chardonnay

“The 2015 vintage endowed this Chardonnay with a profusion of exotic, fresh aromas and flavors – honeydew melon, pineapple, plantains, honey, crème brulee, and mandarin peel – all made more enticing with bright acidity and a long, rich finish.” – Shafer winemaker Elias Fernandez

Region/Appellation: Carneros
Country Hierarchy: Napa Valley, Napa County, North Coast, California
Grape/Blend: Chardonnay
Food Suggestion: Creamy mushroom soup or quiche
Was $58.98 | Now $52.98

Concha y Toro Don Melchor 2009

“Deep cherry red. A wine with tremendous aromatic complexity and a heightened expression of Cabernet fruit. Highly concentrated and persistent on the palate. Fresh, with smooth, fine, and delicate tannins and excellent balance.” – Don Melchor

Region/Appellation: Puente Alto
Country Hierarchy: Malpo Valley, Chile
Grape/Blend: Cabernet Sauvignon and minor proportions of Cabernet Franc
Food Suggestion: Red meats, especially lamb or wild game prepared with different cooking methods, such as roasted or braised and served with sauces made with red wine, mushrooms, rosemary, and tomatoes, among others. Assorted terrines and patés, especially duck with truffles. Cows or goat milk cheeses, dry, aged or creamy cheeses.
Now $74.99

Saint Cosme Condrieu 2015

“Saint Cosme Condrieu is teeming with commanding aromas of licorice, jasmine and elderflower. On the palate, it offers rich flavors of white peach and anise. Full and round, this Condrieu is remarkably elegant and lively.” – The Winebow Group

Region/Appellation: Condrieu
Country Hierarchy: Rhone, France
Grape/Blend: Viognier
Food Suggestion: Roasted chicken or turkey served simply with sweet roasted vegetables and corn or fresh lobster in garlic butter
Now $74.99

Belle Glos Clark & Telephone Pinot Noir

“The color is a deep scarlet-red with lush aromas of blackberry bramble, nutmeg, and hint of caramel. The wine is fresh and exuberant in the mouth with sumptuous strawberry jam, ripe black cherry, cranberry and warm gingerbread. It is perfectly balanced with refreshing acidity, velvety tannins and a hint of toffee carrying through its long finish. When asked to describe this wine, I simply say it’s like a taste of Christmas, all year long!” – Belle Glos

Region/Appellation: Santa Maria Valley
Country Hierarchy: Santa Barbara County, Central Coast, California
Grape/Blend: Pinot Noir
Food Suggestion: Chicken or turkey served with root vegetables (squash, carrots, turnips, pumpkin, and shallots) or herby stuffing
Was $61.98 | Now $54.98

Orin Swift Papillon Red

“An intense ink with a garnet rim, the wine opens with powerful aromatics of cassis, ripe boysenberry, and chaparral with hints of graphite, sage, fire-roasted meats and fresh brioche. The entry floods the palate with ripe dark fruit flavors of blackberry and black cherries as well as fresh minerality and a touch of kir and crème de menthe. With traces of tannin, the wine finishes with a lingering sweet licorice and a smooth acidity. Overall, this vintage of Papillon truly characterizes the theme—bold and massive yet also delicate and complex.” – Orin Swift

Region/Appellation: Napa Valley
Country Hierarchy: Napa County, North Coast, California
Grape/Blend: Bordeaux Blend Red: Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Petit Verdot, Malbec, and Cabernet Franc
Food Suggestion: Beef, such as prime rib, and vension
Now $65.99

Cedric Bouchard Cote de Bechalin 2010

“A broad palate with exotic fruit, poise, and pinpoint acidity. One can certainly enjoy this now, but some time in the cellar to further knit the elements of structure and fruit should pay off handsomely.” -John McIlwain

Region/Appellation: Champagne
Country Hierarchy: France
Grape/Blend: Champagne Blend
Food Suggestion: Shellfish, crab, and lobster
Was $89.98 | Now $79.98

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