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This Saturday, snuggle up under the Alps with 
Italy's Piemonte!
In This Issue:
- Tasty Tuesday: Portugal's Lisboa & Setubal
- Saturday's Tasting: Italy's Piemonte
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Remember this guy?
Wanted Groundhog We seem to recall something about an early spring.  Well, as photogenic as our furry friend may be, perhaps he could use some fine tuning in his approach to meteorology.  Though our promised change in seasons has been neither early nor even on schedule, we can take the opportunity to enjoy this current peppering of diverse weather: a crisp rosé at today's picnic and an enveloping, full-bodied red tomorrow evening by the fireplace.  After all, how often can you actually take advantage of such a full spectrum of seasonal wine pairings in a single 24 hour period? 
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   Voting ends April 15th for Indy Week's annual "Best of the Triangle" polls.  If you haven't already, make sure to log in at the publication's website using the link above and vote for local Triangle businesses in their respective categories (including "Local Wine Shop" hint, hint).  Our area, with its wealth of creative independent businesses, is worth celebrating.  Show support for your favorites before voting closes in just over a week!
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!
Western Portugal's 
Setubal & Lisboa 

  This Tuesday, April 9th, 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!
West Portugal
   Portugal's distinctive western profile isn't only home to the capital city of Lisbon and picturesque beaches, but it also sets the stage for a variety of the country's dynamic wine specialties.  At this week's Tasty Tuesday, we'll venture to the capital's surrounding countryside for tastes of the distinctive white grape, Arinto, and an affable, satisfying blend featuring four of the nation's premier red grapes.  Setúbal, that most peninsular of Portuguese landforms, will also contribute a red to the mix which features the Castelão (aka Periquita) grape flying solo.

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 

At the Feet of the Mountains
Piemonte w/ Borders Italy's northwestern reaches sprawl gently over the alpine foothills and provide wine lovers the world over with a diverse array of bold and distinctive specialties unlike those of any other region.  This Saturday, we're featuring four unique faces of Piemonte wine beginning with one of the region's best known appellations for white wine, Gavi, and its vibrantly bright Cortese grape.  Next, we're excited to present one of the most exotically aromatic examples of Arneis that one might hope for.  Fresh, firm, food-friendly reds starring Barbera and Dolcetto will round out the lineup - each capturing the essence of its respective varietal.  Join us and snuggle up beneath the Alps this weekend!

WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99  


Stefano Massone

Gavi 2011

100% Cortese  

 (Piemonte, Italy)


Stefano Massone gives us a superb example of great Gavi made from the Cortese grape. This is sublime and limey with a medium-full body and crisp, juicy ripeness. The pale straw color is deceptive as the wine tastes bigger than it looks. Maybe it's...
  On Sale! $14.99 [Full Description] 

MONTHLY WINE™ $20 to $49.99


Cascina Val de Prete

Arneis Roero 2011


{biodynamic} 100% Arneis  

 (Piemonte, Italy)

The Arneis grape's exotic perfume has earned it a reputation for being the worthy (but unrelated) white counterpart to the most famous of Peimontese red grapes, Nebbiolo.  Pale golden in color and firm but moderate in the acidity department, this example of the native northwestern...

WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99



Barbera d'Asti 2011


{sustainable} 100% Barbera

 (Piemonte, Italy)

Matteo and Luca Garberoglio are the genial, laid-back dudes behind the 85 year-old Carussin estate, where they spend their days brewing beer and hanging out with donkeys. Oh, and making incredible wine. This powerful Barbera is an...
  On Sale $16.99 [Full Description]



WEEKLY WINE™ $12 to $19.99


Dolcetto d'Alba 2011

{sustainable} 100% Dolcetto  

(Piemonte, Italy)

Here we have a another delicious Dolcetto from Terrabianca, albeit a richer and more full-bodied example than one typically finds. This is a vivacious and approachable wine, but with added depth, length, and maturity thanks to fruit from 70-90 year old vines that grow on the...
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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




$12.99 on sale


Antonio Caggiano 

Irpinia Bianco 


$19.99 on sale

Chateau L'Hoste

Entre Deux Mers 


$22.99 on sale


 Reds (65˚F): 


Castello di Verduno 

Nebbiolo d'Alba 

$26.99 on sale


Domaine de Colette 


$18.99 on sale




$11.99 on sale


Domaine Amido
Lirac Rouge

 $16.99 on sale


Casa Santa Lima 

Lisboa Tinto 




Labranche Laffont 

Madiran "Tradition" 

$19.99 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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