VINO

Weekend Tastings

We have some quite special treats in store at the wine shack for your FREE sampling pleasure. This will be a great way to keep your weekend groove going, and I highly encourage you to carve out some time for these fabulous examples of the winemaking craft. Stop by to say hello and discover some great wines  on Saturday from 10:30-6:30 or on Sunday from 12:00-5:00.

Featured Wines
Produttori Rising: 2012 Produttori del Barbaresco!!

The Produttori co-op is unquestionably one of Italy’s greatest wine producers. Year after year they are absolute benchmarks of quality in Barbaresco. Adding to the allure of this 2012 is that in thi[more]

This is without question one of my Top 5 Wine I tasted in 2016. Absolutely profound in every way with its intensely dark color, its ripe, incredibly layered fruit, the truckloads of complexity and cha[more]

Ravishing Rioja: 2012 Palacios Remondo Montesa

For whatever reason I hadn’t had this current release of one our favorite Riojas from past vintages, and when I recently had it with my rep I was kicking myself. This is a stunner! A beautiful Rioja[more]

Pravis Pinot Grigio: Orange wine done right!

Psst, have you heard? Orange wines are all the rage. Wine nerds world wide are getting all hot and sweaty for these white wines that are left on the skin to pull out some color. Problem is, too many o[more]

Voluminous & Vivacious Vinho Verde!!

This is a brilliantly made Portuguese white, a vinho verde in name only. Incredible presence and style on the palate and an absolutely absurd affinity with food. Wines like this are so rare to come ac[more]

There are so many reasons to be enchanted by France’s Rhone Valley. Beautiful countryside, incredibly charming villages, the food, and, obviously, the fabulous wine! Every time I taste a wine like t[more]

Pitch Perfect Pinot!!

I was picking up some of our Buckman Wine Pinot Noir from Athena Pappas over at she and husband Stewart Boedecker’s Boedecker Cellars in NW Portland a couple of weeks ago and she was kind enough to [more]

Un Autre UN AUTRE MONDE!!

That’s right, a new version of our best selling wine ever, Ver. 2.0 if you will, is out and once again something you HAVE to take advantage of. The latest release of the n/v (non-vintage) AUTRE MOND[more]

Feb. 18 & 19, 2017

FREE Weekend Wine Tasting

*** SATURDAY/SUNDAY SAMPLING ***
More delicious fun and wine games are on hand this weekend as bottles of VINO favorites will be opened for your FREE tasting pleasure when you wisely stop by between 11-6 Saturday and 12-5 Sunday. Pretty excited to show off these wines, just so you know. Especially happy for our “spring is coming” organic/biodynamic classic French rosé that just went on sale. I promise some other delicious tastes that will appeal to everyone’s palate. A great weekend of wine tasting awaits….
2015 CROWLEY WINES Pinot Noir “A La Votre” $17.95…apparently last year’s one off thank you release from one of our fave Oregon wineries is becoming an annual thing, to which we shout a hearty “Hooray!!”
2011 NINE STONES Shiraz “Hilltops” $13.95…this showed so well at our recent Aussie tasting. A great value in beautifully made shiraz! 91 pts-Wine Spectator
2013 ALESANCO Rioja Crianza $13.95…Spanish character that sells for a song!
2015 LA BASTIDE DES OLIVIERS Coteaux Varois de Provence $13.95….classic Provencal rosé that tastes amazing no matter the weather! Was $16.95, now save $3 a bottle!!

 

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