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Anya’s Holiday Solution

Check us out on Facebook. Or follow us on Twitter!!! 2007 Healdsburg Ranches Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Red Wine; Cabernet Sauvignon; Napa; $10.98 2005 Old River Road Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Ponderosa Vineyard Sierra Foothills Red Wine; Cabernet Sauvignon; Other California; $14.98 The day before Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Anya’s Great No Brainer: 2006 Domaine du Pouy

2006 Domaine de Pouy Cotes de Gascogne White Wine; other white varietal; Other France; $8.99 $7.65 per bottle with case discount. Before Ben had his wedding white (Brunel’s luscious Cotes du Rhone, Domaine Becasonne), I had mine – Domaine de … Continue reading

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Muller Thurgau From Oregon

My wine o’clock choice for Summer sipping while sitting on the front porch, whether I’m checking in on my mom by phone or greeting neighbors as they stroll by, is typically something light, dry and white, and preferably something low … Continue reading

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Classic Rioja – 75 Years In The Making!

Viña Ardanza, the estate owned by La Rioja Alta, is celebrating its 75th Anniversay this year with the release of their 2008 Rioja Reserva. The 2008 is the first vintage that uses 100% grapes grown by the estate. In years … Continue reading

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Giving Back – La Cuadrilla!

What is now known as The La Cuadrilla program at Stolpman Vineyards began as a way for the vineyard manager to better train his crew. The idea was to dedicate a two-acre block, or cuadra, that the vineyard crew had … Continue reading

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Rose From Provence: Start Your Summer Right!

The Rosés have landed! The Rosés have landed! The one I took home first, was the one I took home most often last vintage: Domaine des Aspras à Lisa Rosé. The 2016 is as delightful as was the 2015. What’s … Continue reading

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Bedrock’s Standout Syrah

I had a lovely chat this week with a customer who had just relocated to SF from overseas. Among the many wine-related topics we discussed was the price of entry for interesting, high quality, non-mass produced California wine. I threw … Continue reading

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A Prime 2014 Bordeaux Value – Chateau Senejac

A good-sized parcel of 2014 Bordeaux has landed at TWH! Though several others are still en route, many have now hit our sales floor. I have been closely listening to Peter talk up the vintage, making a strong case for … Continue reading

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Domaine Parent’s Exquisite Pommard

Anne Parent visited The Wine House at the end of January along with her sister Catherine and our dear friend and colleague, Jeanne-Marie de Champs. It’s not often we welcome three influential and prominent players from Burgundy at the same … Continue reading

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Entre-Deux-Mers: Drink Responsibly

Could it be because Pete just returned from Bordeaux, or that it’s Earth Day and I am thinking about human stewardship of the planet? Or is it because it is a wine I have frequently purchased for my own personal … Continue reading

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