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This Saturday, Savor Savoie!
In This Issue:
- Tasty Tuesday: Monumental Monferrato
- Saturday's Tasting: Savor Savoie!

top Greetings! 
We're starting the New Year
with startling new selections!
Catfish?  Catfish!!!
     Exciting things are popping up all around the store!  It wouldn't be a proper new year without fabulous new wines, and we've a range of great new selections from Italy's Piemonte and Tuscany, France's Languedoc, and Austria's Wagram and Wachau.  We're also gearing up for a couple of classes (one of which can be read about below) and other events which are soon to be announced.  Stay tuned to this channel for more information! 

New, startling, and much 
more fun than a giant catfish:
  • Borgo Moncalvo - Cortese 2011  $11.99
  • La Casaccia - Barbera del Monferrato "Giuanin"  2010  $14.99
  • Carussin - Barbera d'Asti "Asinoi" 2011  $16.99
  • Cascina Barisel - Dolcetto 2011  $13.99
  • DaCapo - Barolo 2007  $44.99
  • Caparsa - Bianco "Di Caparsino" 2011  $16.99
  • Pruneto - Chianti Classico 2008  $20.99
  • Mas Granier - Coteaux du Languedoc Blanc "Les Marnes" 2011  $19.99
  • Mas Granier - "Cuvée Jericho" 2010  $17.99
  • Abbaye Sylva Plana - Faugeres "Les Novices" 2011  $17.99
  • Abbaye Sylva Plana - Faugeres Blanc 2011  $20.99
  • Abbaye Sylva Plana - Faugeres "La Closeraie" 2010  $20.99
  • Anton Bauer - Pinot Noir 2009  $17.99
  • Anton Bauer - Riesling "Berg" 2011  $19.99
  • Tegernseerhof - Grüner Veltliner "T26" 2011  $14.99
  • Tegernseerhof - Riesling "Terrassen" 2011  $19.99 


Our first class of 2013

is just around the corner!

Vine to Wine

Vine to Wine 

On Thursday, January 24th, we present our in-depth introductory wine class.  7:33pm

    Join us for a fun and educational evening of wine which chronicles a vine's bud break in the spring to each of its grapes being lovingly squeezed into the bottles that we hold so dear.  We cover how vines grow, how wine is made, how to read a label, how to buy wine, how to store wine, how to drink, er, taste wine... and we'll debunk many wine myths throughout this two hour class.
(includes tasting wines, video presentation, and handouts) 
Thursday, January 24th at 7:33pm
$36 per person
Reservations required


(Corkscrew) Operators are standing by:
(919) 489-2884


Why, thank you! 
Real Customer Comment:

"It seems that everything I get here really is somehow special."

  - Jan M.  

Tasty Tuesday!
"Monumental Monferrato"

  This Tuesday, January 22nd, we present our mid-week FREE wine tasting.  Every Tuesday is tasty! From 5:00 - 7:00, we host this bonus tasting of three wines to get you through the early week and land you safely on hump day!
    Our tasting this Tuesday may very well have you proclaiming, "My, my, that is a fine piece of the Piemonte!"  Specifically, we'll be dealing with three brand new wines from Monferrato including a Cortese (the delicately perfumed white grape which is more or less synonymous with Gavi), a firm but lithe Docetto steeped in refreshing purple fruit, and a boldly aromatic Barbera which exudes handsomely dark fruit and gentle spice.  These are among the latest additions to our Italian stacks, and we're very excited to introduce them to you!

And don't forget:
Our Tasty Tuesday 20% Mixed Case Discount!
After you taste, put together 12 bottles from our Tasty Tuesday lineup, and we'll take an entire 20% off!

This Saturday from 12 to 3 PM 
"try before you buy" at
our FREE tasting 

Quénard's Chignin 2 Savoie, France's oft-overlooked Alpine paradise, brims with unique wines and grapes seldom seen outside the region.  Join us this Saturday as we delve into a few of these mountain specialties.  We'll regale you with not one but two examples of lean, minerally white produced from the Jacquère grape (from the appellations of Jongieux and Chignin), an exotically perfumed Roussette de Savoie (synonymous with the local Altesse grape), and a firmly tangy red made from the ancient Mondeuse.  The mysterious, mountainous wines of Savoie will be mysterious no more, and you won't even need a ski lift to get to our tasting bar!
(DAILY WINE™ $11.99 or LESS)


Carrel Jongieux

Eugene Carrel 

Jongieux  2011

100% Jacquère 

(Savoie, France)

The French region of Savoy (Savoie) is located in the French Alps Southwest of Geneva, Switzerland. The Jongieux appellation is located between the Rhone river and France's largest lake, Lake Bourget. Rare and...
On Sale! $11.99 [Full description]


(WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99)


Domaine Quénard 

Chignin 2011

100% Jacquère 

 (Savoie, France)

These Jacquère grapes were grown on half-century old vines planted in Quénard's vineyards just outside the village of Chignin.  Fermentation occurred in stainless steel tanks with partial malolactic conversion to add a subtle hint of creaminess. This mountain wine is rich in texture and shows abundant fruit, lemongrass and a...
  On Sale! $15.99 [Full Description] 

(WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99)


Chateau Bergin

Roussette de Savoie 2009

100% Altesse 

 (Savoie, France)

The rare Roussette de Savoie is made exclusively from Altesse, a grape grown in the alps of France not far from Geneva, Switzerland. Known for their piercing acidity in this cool, high elevation climate, the grapes are harvested late in the season to impart honeyed apricot and spice flavors along with wild mountain...
  On Sale $19.99 [Full Description]  



(WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99)


Angelot Mondeuse
Maison Angelot
Bugey Mondeuse 2010

100% Mondeuse 

(Savoie, France)

In the fun loving and party-centric Bugey family - which includes the sparkly-sweet cult sensation we know and love - this wine is the dignified cousin who stands in aloof contrast to his hedonistic relatives. Deep and dark...
On Sale $17.99 [Full description]  
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Six for Sixty
Here's our deal this month; a package of six reds or six whites for $60 plus tax.  You can double down and buy two: one of each or two of one for $110 plus tax.  Sorry, no other discounts apply.

Show me the six

Show me the six

[click links to see this month's selection!]

on the Enomatic:  Enomatic
Here's what's on tap, subject to change on a whim or fancy

Whites (48˚F):


Dr. Heyden 

Riesling Halbtrocken

$15.99 on sale


Domaine Quenard 


$15.99 on sale




"First Hill"

$11.99 on sale

Tenuta Sant'Antonio

"Scaia" Bianco


$11.99 on sale


 Reds (65˚F): 


Chateau Jouclary 


$11.99 on sale


Tenuta Sant'Antonio 

Corvina "Scaia"  

$11.99 on sale




$14.99 on sale


Cerusuolo di Vittoria 

 $17.99 on sale



Douro Tinto

"Lua Nova 



Poderi Elia 

Barbera d'Asti 

$16.99 on sale

Domaine du Cros 


"Lo Sang del Païs"  

$15.99 on sale


Chateau Lusseau 

Graves Rouge 

"Cuvée Barriques"
$27.99 on sale





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8oz Jar - $10.00

16oz Jar - $15.00 


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