Best Of 2013
This Saturday: Cheers to Dads 
In This Issue:
- Tasty Tuesday: South America
- Saturday's Tasting: Father's Day
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Happy Pappy?
Happy Pappy Pack
He's bound to be when he opens this year's
Happy Pappy Pack!
    Each year, at Father's Day, we help you raise a glass to the great dads in your life by putting together a creative and diverse gift pack that pappies are sure to swoon over!  Of course, our dads come in all shapes and sizes, but we've got the perfect assortment to please them all.

This year's Pappy Pack includes:
  • Mas de Libian - Cotes du Rhone "Vin de Petanque"
  • A six-pack of your choice among three Foothills Brewery beer selections (Torch Pilsner, Hoppium IPA, or Peoples' Porter)
  • Firsthand Foods Bratwürst Sausage (1 lb package)

A $28.00 Dollar value for


(Final price to vary slightly based on Bratwurst weight)

Six for $60!
The June assortment has arrived! 
Take a look at the links above and to the right... 
The Rosé Garden
Rosé Garden 2013!
     It's here at long last!  The pink oasis that refreshes our mouths and nourishes our souls is once again in bloom!  The Rosé Garden has arrived, and speaking of fresh, we're kicking off the garden this year with selections that include a couple of brand new, never-before-in-the-US, Wine Authorities exclusives - a tangy Garnacha rosado from the grape's birthplace in Spain and a most juicy Mediterranean thirst quencher (watch out!) made entirely from Cinsault.  As always, a portion of each and every bottle of rosé sold will be donated to the fight against breast cancer.
  • Tempore - Rosado de Garnacha "Terrae" 2012  $9.99 
  • Domaine Magellan - Hérault Rosé "Le Fruit Défendu" 2012  $10.99
  • Tegernseerhof - "Mittelbach" Zweigelt Rosé 2012  $13.99 
  • Barnard Griffin - Rosé of Sangiovese 2012  $14.99
  • Anton Bauer - Wagram Rosé 2012  $12.99
  • Robert Serol - "Turbullent" Methode Ancestrale Rosé 2011  $18.99
  • Weingut Michlits - Pinot Noir Frizzante  2011  $16.99
  • Netzl - Zweigelt Rosé "Rosanna" 2012  $12.99 


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Tasty Tuesday!
Keep Cool with South America

  This Tuesday, June 18th, we present our FREE mid-week 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!
SAT-2   South America's diverse collection of viticultural climates ranges from hot, dry, and desert-like to cool and gentle.  This week, we're tasting wines which are perfect for
our fledgeling North Carolinian summer and which were produced in the cooler climates of Argentina's highest elevations and Chile's Pacific-influenced Casablanca and Curico regions.  Salud! 
And don't forget:
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 

Cheers to Dads!
Fathersday Tie
This Saturday, in honor of Father's Day, we're rolling out a five wine toast to dads everywhere.  We'll start, because dads can be the most frugal of all creatures, with one of the best wine values around - a phenomenally aromatic daily white from southern Portugal.  With deals like this around, you might just be able to get away with leaving the front door open and the air conditioner running!  Next up, we'll feature what absolutely has to be the most manly rosé out there.  With a name like "Barnard Griffin" and a label sporting the depiction of a fierce legendary creature, this is a pink wine for even the most macho of Pops.  Our reds this week are fit for a king and sure to make dads feel like royalty.  The glorious (and brand new) Chateauneuf du Pape comes from a producer whose name even means "Fathers of the Church"! We'll wrap things up with a refreshing farmhouse ale because, after all, sometimes Dad just wants to relax with a cold one.  Happy Father's Day!

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Samora Branco
Companhia das Lezírias

Samora Branco 2011 

60% Fernão Pires, 40% Arinto 
(Tejo, Portugal)
From the southern reaches of Portugal in the recently renamed region of Tejo comes this darling summer sipper and poolside companion dubbed "Samora" after the local Samora Correia area. The estate has just 120 hectares under vine and...
  On Sale! $7.99 [Full Description] 

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Griffin Rosé
Barnard Griffin

Rosé of Sangiovese 2012

100% Sangiovese  

 (Columbia Valley, Washington)

Super pink, borderline light red in color, this Washington State rosé wine is rich and deeply extracted in style. Like a squirt of cherry and strawberry fruit pie on the palate, this rosé is a full-bodied pink for a meal. Showing

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Colombiere Coste Rouge
Chateau La Colombiere 

Fronton 2009

"Coste Rouge" 

{biodynamic} 100% Négrette   

 (Sud-Ouest, France)

This is Diane & Philippe Cauvin's pure Negrette grape cuvee from a single parcel of vineyard with iron-rich soil comprised of pebbles, gravel and sand. This distinctive soil gives the wine a softer but more intense...
  On Sale $24.99 [Full Description]



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Domaine des Pères de l'Eglise

Chateauneuf du Pape 2010

"Le Calice de Saint Pierre"

95% Grenache, 3% Mourvedre,

2% Syrah

(Southern Rhone, France)

This outstanding red, never before available in North Carolina, seduces us with its intense flavors of black fruit, Mediterranean spices, and Turkish delights, representing a bounty of exotic intrigue and...
  On Sale $39.99 [Full Description] 


Brasserie de la Pigeonelle

Biere Artisanale de Touraine

"La Loirette"

Farmhouse Ale
(Middle Loire, France)
This saison-like farmhouse ale is a package of funky-fresh refreshment.  Clocking in at a relatively modest alcohol content of 5.5 %, it's perfect for the spring and summer... 
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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!]

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

Whites (48˚F):


Quinta Touquinheiras 


$18.99 on sale




$12.99 on sale




$19.99 on sale

Borgo Moncalvo


$11.99 on sale


 Reds (65˚F): 



"Burgenland Red"  

$13.99 on sale


Chateau Lusseau 

Graves Rouge  

$27.99 on sale


Cooper Mtn. Vineyards 

Pinot Noir

"Cooper Hill" 

$17.99 on sale


Cerasuolo di Vittoria 

$17.99 on sale



Douro Tinto

"Lua Nova"



Mas de Libian 

Rhone Rouge

"Vin de Petanque" 

$11.99 on sale



$11.99 on sale


Chateau La Colombière 


"Coste Rouge" 

 $14.99 on sale


Firsthand Foods


Fresh Local Sausages 

  • Bratwurst
  • Country Breakfast
  • Spicy Italian




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
  • Chai Spice (8oz size only)  

8oz Jar - $10.00

16oz Jar - $15.00 


Counter Culture Coffee
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  • Espresso Rustico
  • Farmhouse Blend, Equador & Peru
  • Nueva Llusta, Bolivia   
  • La Golondrina, Colombia
  • Espresso Toscano                
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