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2010 Chateau d’Or et de Gueules Les Cimels

It’s hard to believe that it’s already been 3 months since we’ve moved to our new headquarters here in San Francisco’s Dogpatch district. Though it’s new and different, getting here is so much easier than our last location. I mean we’re ONE BLOCK … Continue reading

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2013 Chateau d’Or et de Gueules Les Cimels Rose

It’s official. Up and down the California coast, we’ve experienced our first heat wave of the year. With record breaking temperatures hitting some spots both Tuesday and Wednesday this week, folks have been headed outdoors. To the park, to the beach, or … Continue reading

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2009 La Bolida Château d’Or et de Gueules

You may have heard about a recent container arriving here from France carrying loads of goodies for us wine lovers. Sure, all the bells and whistles were included: Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Champagne; but if you look over the pallets with … Continue reading

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2010 Rose Les Cimels from Chateau d’Or et de Gueules

If you were to park in front of The Wine House at 129 Carolina Street, walk in through the entrance and peer inside, what you would see is a dazzling display of our newly arrived 2010 Rosés from France!!! Take … Continue reading

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2010 Chateau d’Or et des Gueules Rose les Cimels

San Francisco, USA. October 29,2011. It is beautiful outside. Yes, this is OUR summer. This is what we expect, what we prepare for. Now it is known that there has been snow falling in other places around the country this … Continue reading

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2005 Trassegum – Chateau d’Or et des Gueules

We’ve never actually defined any guidelines for what our weekly “Sunday Emails” should be about. Funny thing is that sometimes, when it’s about a wine that every member of our staff loves, the author feels a pang of guilt, as … Continue reading

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2007 Chateau d’Or et des Gueules Les Cimels

“There she goes … there she goes again!” And whether or not you’re familiar with that poppy 90’s song from “One hit wonder”, The La’s from Liverpool (The rest of that album, btw, is great. Really. Reminds me of some … Continue reading

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July 2011 Wine of the Month- 2009 Domaine de la Petite Cassagne Blanc

The snooze button. I hit it. We all do. Usually more than once.  We silence the noise and happily go back to slumberland until the “urgent” buzzer kicks in as if to shout at us Hey sleepyhead! Get outta bed … Continue reading

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Domaine de la Janasse Cotes du Rhone Villages

It might surprise you to learn that I don’t do a lot of fancy wine drinking over the Holidays. Good wine, yes, but not necessarily expensive, cellared, prized possessions. At Christmas with the prime rib we drank Odisea Wine Company’s … Continue reading

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December 2010 Dirty Dozen

Brrr! That chill in the air makes it so easy to imagine a log on the fire, the room full of friends and family, the smells of home cooking, and the sound of corks being pulled. However, and with whomever … Continue reading

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