The NY Times' Summer Sparkling Wines: Crémants, Pét-Nats and More

The NY Times' Summer Sparkling Wines: Crémants, Pét-Nats and More

We spotted a recent column in the New York Times from the esteemed Eric Asimov — a column encouraging readers to celebrate even the mundane with 12 bottles of fizzy wine, and not a Champagne among them. All of our favorites, from every corner of the winemaking world and from myriad varieties, were represented. 
Valerie Pimpinelli
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Spotlight on Growing: Tschida's Brutal and Labaille's L'authentique

Spotlight on Growing: Tschida's Brutal and Labaille's L'authentique

We've highlighted two producers and wines that could not be more different. But, what do they have in common? Easy: a commitment to incredible, singular, focussed wine making. 
Maggie Scudder
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Join us! Celebrate Pride with a Donation to Transgender Law Center!

Join us! Celebrate Pride with a Donation to Transgender Law Center!

For the month of June, we have teamed up with Nomadica and their terrific canned wines. $1 for every can bought this month will go directly to the Transgender Law Center. 

SHOP NOW!

Maggie Scudder
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Custom Cases: Made Just for You

Custom Cases: Made Just for You

There is no extra fee or charge for consultation, no lengthy quizzes or interrogations of your taste. In fact, buying a case of wine this way is probably the easiest approach to finding new wines that you’ll love. 
Maggie Scudder
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Arnot Roberts Proves Rosé Season Is Here!

Arnot Roberts Proves Rosé Season Is Here!

It has become an annual tradition in our stores to start off the year’s rosés with Arnot RobertsCrisp watermelon, salty breezes and sun-warmed strawberries dominate the flavor profile here; although this wine is delightfully guzzle-able, there's a complexity here worth savoring.
Joshua Cohen
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Our Top 5 Newsletter Stories: 2019, In Review

Our Top 5 Newsletter Stories: 2019, In Review

What follows is a list of our TOP FIVE wine stories from 2019! While these wines may no longer be available, we think the information is interesting enough that we wanted to make it available to you, incase you'd like to revisit, for instance, the Atlantic coasts of Spain or the mountains of northern Italy.
Jeff Patten
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Vouette et Sorbee's Bio-Dynamism

Vouette et Sorbee's Bio-Dynamism

Terrior is fun for wine geeks to talk about. We can go on and on about subtle differences all day. But it really comes down to this: Betrand’s careful attention is what makes his wine so singular and expressive. The very same vibrancy and life that is in the soil, comes through in the Champagne you drink.
Maggie Scudder
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Featured Wines on Both Coasts!

Featured Wines on Both Coasts!

we've started a very exciting blog series! On each of our local blogs, we are featuring an extended version of our favorite newsletter story every Thursday. We're truly thrilled to bring you more, richer, deeper wine stories to your attention. This is what we love to do! 

Maggie Scudder
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Old School Bordeaux, Ready to Drink Now

Old School Bordeaux, Ready to Drink Now

Ready-to-drink, Biodynamic, Old-school Bordeaux for a Song

Maison Blanche is one of our favorite biodynamic addresses in Bordeaux. It’s also one of our favorite old-school Bordeaux, in a way: at MB they pursue finesse over power and flash, a throwback to the days before flying winemakers and the 100-point rating scale.

Jeff Patten
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Pure Burgundies from New Star Chantereves

Pure Burgundies from New Star Chantereves

Chantereves is an absolutely brilliant tiny negociant in Savigny-les-Beaune. The Chantereves team is the very outgoing and charming – Tomoko Kuriyama and her shyer and more reticent husband, Guillaume Bott. Tomoko went to wine school in Geisenhem and became the estate manager at Freiderich Altenkirch in the Rheingau.
flatironwines Admin
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The Spirit of Basque Country in Txakolina

The Spirit of Basque Country in Txakolina

Fresh, spritzy, bright—but most importantly FUN.  Txakolina is ubiquitous in Basque Country in the north of Spain.
Joshua Cohen
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You can find that wine!  Here's how to get your hands on the New York Times top wine picks

You can find that wine! Here's how to get your hands on the New York Times top wine picks

Eric Asimov, writing in the New York Times, gave us a super shout-out when he declared that we are one of the “great New York City wine shops,” and one of the rare wine stores in America where you can actually find the wines that he recommends in the New York Times.
Joshua Cohen
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