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This Saturday, Austria's Wachau & Wagram 
In This Issue:
- Tasty Tuesday: Oysters & Wine
- Saturday's Tasting: Rock Out with our Wachau (and Wagram) Tasting!
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March 26th from 5 - 7 pm
Wine & Oysters
Featuring Walking Fish
Walkingfish Wines
     At next week's Tasty Tuesday (March 26th), we have a special treat lined up featuring Durham's stellar seafood Cooperative, Walking Fish.  Crisp, minerally whites and oysters are a famously ideal pairing, and we're offering a plate of six raw or steamed oysters and a glass of wine alongside our free Tuesday tasting for only $15.  Txakoli,  Muscadet, and Favorita will be accompanying the mollusks, and a couple of oystermen will even be on hand to talk about what they do and why it's so important to support local fisherman.  Don't miss this or you're liable to find yourself saying, "shucks"!
No reservations required, but reply to this email with your number of guests if you think you'll come.  Just to help us plan.  thx.
Recent Arrivals:
  • Anton Bauer - Zweigelt "Feuersbrunn" 2010  $14.99
  • Anton Bauer - "Cuvée" 2010  $18.99
  • Anton Bauer - Grüner Veltliner "Rosenberg" 2010  $19.99
  • Cantine Antonio Caggiano - Aglianico dell'Irpinia "Tari" 2011  $19.99
  • Cantine Antonio Caggiano - Irpinia Bianco "FiaGre" 2011  $19.99
  • Cascina Val del Prete - Roero Arneis "Luét" 2011  $22.99
  • Sorelle Palazzi - Sangiovese Toscana 2009  $14.99
  • Marchetti - Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi 2010  $15.99
  • Castello di Verduno - Nebbiolo Langhe 2011  $26.99
  • Castello di Verduno - Barbera d'Alba 2011  $26.99
  • Pyren Vineyard - Shiraz "Broken Quartz" 2010  $23.99
  • Pyren Vineyard - Cabernet Sauvignon "Broken Quartz" 2010  $23.99
Spring Rosé Sale!
Rosé Garden Glasses 
All still Rosé 
20% off
for a limited time
    The time has come for us to once again dust off our garden shears (and garden gnomes) in preparation for the monumental marvel of landscape architecture which is the Rosé Garden.  Just thinking about it instills in us an almost unquenchable thirst for this noblest of pink drinks!  Though it's not yet quite time for the Garden, we have a host of wonderfully vibrant rosés in stock to choose from at a deep discount.  All still rosé is 20% off for a limited time, so enjoy and celebrate the arrival of spring!
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Tasty Tuesday!
Wine & Oysters

  This Tuesday, March 26th, 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!
Oysters & Melon de Bourgogne
   Next week, Durham's outstanding resource for fresh seafood, Walking Fish, teams with Wine Authorities to offer a special wine and food pairing treat. Tangy, minerally whites and fresh oysters are truly a match made in heaven, so we're celebrating the culmination of oyster season by offering, in addition to our free Tuesday tasting (consisting of free samples of three oyster-friendly wines), a plate of six raw or steamed oysters with a glass of your favorite wine from the tasting for only $15. Bon appetit!

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 

Rock out with our Wachau
(and Wagram) Tasting! 
Wachau Landscape
    This Saturday, at WA, we're pouring wines from two of Austria's premiere regions for outstanding wine, Wagram and the Wachau.  From the latter's Tegernseerhof, there will be exceptional examples of piercingly crisp Grüner and bone-dry Riesling from the unrivaled terraced vineyards that famously populate the region.  From one of Wagram's true stars, Anton Bauer, a pair of new arrivals featuring the quintessentially Austrian Zweigelt and Blaufrankish will quite possibly introduce you to a previously unknown level of value and substance in the country's reds.  Prost! 

(WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99)



Grüner Veltliner 2011


100% Grüner Veltliner 

 (Wachau, Austria)

When importer of Austrian wines Klaus Wittauer was tasting through the cellar of the Mittelbach family at their Tegernseerhof winery, he was in search of their best inexpensive wine. When he found his favorite, he said...
  On Sale! $14.99 [Full Description] 

(WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99)



Riesling 2011


100% Riesling    

 (Wachau, Austria)

Martin Mittelbach is already one of the greats, but his reputation has not quite yet made it mainstream or hit the critics. This dry Riesling from his steeply terraced, hillside vineyards in the prestigious Wachau is...

(WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99)


Bauer Zweigelt
Anton Bauer

Zweigelt 2010

100% Zweigelt


 (Wagram, Austria)

 BLACK CHERRY & RASPBERRY, MOCHA, PEPPERY SPICES Austria's most popular red grape, Zweigelt is just starting to find its audience in the here in the States. Anton Bauer is a master of coaxing the very best from every berry. With a weight reminiscent of Pinot Noir and intense purple flavors which remind...
  On Sale $14.99 [Full Description] 



(WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99)


Bauer Cuvée
Anton Bauer
Cuvée 2010 

40% Blaufrankisch, 40% Zweigelt,

15% Cabernet, 5% Merlot 

(Wagram, Austria)

Employing uniquely Austrian grape varietals alongside the traditional French grapes of Bordeaux, this cuvée strikes us as a perfect example of the Austrian Old World/New World conundrum. The spicy plum and...
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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):


Domaine la Grangette 

Picpoul de Pinet 

$9.99 on sale



Saint Pourçain Blanc

"Le Vin d'Alon"

$15.99 on sale


Antonio Caggiano 

Irpinia Bianco 


$19.99 on sale

Chateau L'Hoste

Entre Deux Mers 


$22.99 on sale


 Reds (65˚F): 


Albrecht Schneider


$15.99 on sale


Domaine de Colette 


$18.99 on sale




$11.99 on sale


Domaine Amido
Lirac Rouge

 $16.99 on sale


Domaine Mirail 

Gascogne Rouge




Chateau la Colombiere

Fronton "Réserve"

$14.99 on sale


"Syrah - Syrah"

$11.99 on sale



Moulin à Vent

$19.99 on sale


Farmhand Foods

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Fresh Local Sausages 

  • Bratwurst
  • Country Breakfast
  • Spicy Italian
  • Smoked Polish




Artisan Bacon



  • Applewood 
  • Garlic

 North Country 

  • Applewood
  • Peppered

Farmhand Foods 

  • Fresh & Local

The Pig 

  • Carolina Bacon
Vande Rose Farms
  • Applewood
  • Blue Moons
  • Caraway Rye 


  • Sorghum Sesame

Big Spoon

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Local peanut butters

  • Peanut  

8oz Jar - $8.00
16oz Jar - $12.00

  • Peanut Cashew
  • Peanut Almond
  • Penut Pecan 

8oz Jar - $10.00

16oz Jar - $15.00 


Counter Culture Coffee
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  • Espresso Rustico
  • Farmhouse Blend, Equador & Peru
  • Valle del Santuario, Peru  
  • Jagong, Sumatra
  • Buziraguhindwa, Burundi                  
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