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  • Grill and Chill -- June 2017 Wine Club Preview

    Whether you're taking advantage of the warmer days of June for planting gardens or spending time in the great outdoors, it's the time of year again to get some great grillin' and porch sippin' wines from the Wine Club.Reds2013 Howard Park Cabernet Sauvignon, Margaret River, Australia ($17.50) A superlative vintage for this wine, it shows plenty of approachability and supple fruit style. Red cherry and blackberry show up on the nose. Vanilla, tobacco and cherry notes sta...  Read More...

  • Wine Club Options

    Wine Club updateMany Wine Club members are unaware of what our Millennium Club is. Simply put, it is one premium red wine per month. The selected bottle is usually highly rated and has qualities and characteristics beyond what one would expect from everyday wine selections.   Read More...

  • The May Calendar is FULL.....

    May CelebrationsMy father was fond of saying “There can never be too many celebrations!” It seems like May is full of good celebrations and we are here to make those celebrations memorable.• The week of May 8th is Teacher’s Week. Everyone’s life has been impacted a teacher in some positive way. We all have relatives and friends who are teachers.   Read More...

  • May Wine Club in Friday

    May Wine Club Due FridayWe have some excellent wines again for May Wine Club. Leading off is our first red, the 2014 Côtes du Roussillon Villages Chimeres. The Chimeres is 60% Grenache, with 30% Syrah and 10% Mourvèdre.   Read More...

  • Important Notice for Wine Club Members

    Important Notice for Wine Club MembersNobody likes hearing the price of anything is going up but after 13years of keeping the Wine Club rates at the same level, we are announcing the first price increase since 2004. It isn’t right to just announce the number with no justification so it is important to look at the factors weighing on this decision. Our US inflation index is up 25% since 2004, the price of an automobile is up 27% since 2004 and the average price of a bottle of wine isup...  Read More...

  • April Wine Club Wines

    Preview of April Wine Club (Wines Ready Friday)FI am sure many of you are delighted to hear that we have the 2009 “Tosca” Blend for our first red wine in April. Reininger Winery in Walla Walla has bottled this special wine for the Intermountain Opera Bozeman presentation of Puccini’s “Tosca” next month. We are also pleased to have it in the Wine Club as previous bottling's of this blend have sold out to rave reviews. The label was painted by Bozeman artist Laurel Hatch.   Read More...