Don't Beware the Ides of March!
In This Issue:
Tasty Tuesday: Rosé Sale Featurette Part Deux
Saturday Tasting: "Tuscan Tussle" a new dance craze?
Et Tu... Brut?
   The Ides of March are upon us! But unless you've just declared yourself god-king of a nascent empire, there's no need to beware. You should BE AWARE, however, that Wine Authorities is still the Triangle's numerus unus* for valores optimorum** in estate wine and that mid-March is an exceptional time to enjoy bubbly (brut or otherwise). Come join us this week for fabulous tastings and the ongoing rosé sale. We're more than happy to be your co-conspirators in bibentes vinum***.

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Rosé Sale:

20% off ALL Still Rosé!

Rosé Thangs
  That's right, baby. It's time once more for our annual pre-spring rosé sale, and it's real, real nice...
Rosé Garden Glasses      Yes, the time has come for us to 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 approach of spring!


Tasty Tuesday!
Rosé Sale Tasting
Part Deux 
This Tuesday, March 18th, we present our FREE
midweek wine tasting.  Every Tuesday is tasty!

  5:00 - 7:00 pm 
   Some things are simply so uncontainable, expansive, and epic that they have to be split into two parts in order not to blow our minds all at once; The Bible, the Kill Bill movies, and the Wine Authorities Spring Rosé Sale Tastings are good examples of this phenomenon. We've got so much delicious rosé up in this place that we can't settle for just one Tasty Tuesday's worth of wine. So join us next week for another round with the pink!
And don't forget:
All Still Rosé 20% Off!

This Saturday from 12 to 3 PM
in Durham & Raleigh
"try before you buy" at
our FREE tasting
The Tuscan Tussle!
Tuscan Tussle
Can you dig it? 
    "The Tuscan Tussle" may not look like much in print, but when you imagine it to the tune of Van McCoy's "The Hustle,"  you begin to fathom just how massive is the potential for it to be the next big dance craze!  Let's all just take a moment to think about that, and while we're thinking, we should probably taste some really groovy wine from the central Italian vinoparadise. Join us this Saturday as we sample a refreshing Mediterranean white from the region's southwestern coastal Maremma, a deeply colored and lushly textured blend of Trebbiano and Malvasia, and two phenomenal examples of the quintessentially Tuscan Sangiovese grape.  Get down with the boogie!   

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Aia Vecchia Vermentino
Aia Vecchia 

Vermentino 2012 

{sustainable} 100% Vermentino
(Tuscany, Italy)
Maremma, Tuscany's coastal frontier, is home to some of the region's most dynamic wines. While the nearby appellations of Montalcino and Montepulciano cemented their identities long ago, Maremma has been working overtime to combine conventional wisdom with...

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"Bianco di Caparsino" 2008

{organic} Trebbiano, Malvasia 

 (Tuscany, Italy)

In 1982, Paolo Cianferoni started transforming his family's property in the heart of Chianti into an organic farm, leaving 60% of the land forested to maintain maximum sustainability. Though he concentrates on...

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Palazzi Sangiovese
Sorelle Palazzi 
Sangiovese 2011
Toscana Rosso 

{organic} 100% Sangiovese

(Tuscany, Italy)

The term "easy-drinking" gets thrown around a lot in reference to the medium bodied everyday wines of Italy. It's an apt term; many of these wines are simply easy to drink, especially over the course of a lazy, sundrenched Tuscan afternoon. Just because a wine is so quaffable, however, doesn't...

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Fattoria Rodano 
Chianti Classico Riserva 2007

{organic} 100% Sangiovese 

(Tuscany, Italy)

Rodano's vineyards have been the source of classic Tuscan wines since the 1700s. Today the wines are made by the Prez... the President of the Chianti Classico Consortium that is, Vittorio Pozzesi, and his son Enrico....
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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
in Durham:
Here's what's on tap, subject to change on a whim or fancy

Whites (48˚F):


Domaine Chiroulet 

Cotes de Gascogne Blanc
"La Cote d'Heux"  

$16.99 on sale


Campanhia das Lezirias 

Tejo Branco


$7.99 on sale


Chateau de Brézé 

Saumur Blanc 

$17.99 on sale

Domaine Serol

"Cabochard" Rosé

$13.99 on sale


Reds (65˚F):


Domaine Saint Just  

Saumur Champigny 

"Montée des Roches"

$34.99 on sale


Mas de Libian 

Cotes du Rhone


$19.99 on sale


Domaine Pinchinat 

"Venus Rouge" 

$10.99 on sale


Abbaye Sylva Plana 
"Les Novices"  

$17.99 on sale







Castello di Verduno 



$25.99 on sale

Anton Bauer 



$14.99 on sale


Domaine Vissoux 

Beaujolais Nouveau 

 $12.99 on sale


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

Whites (48º F):


Terrasses d'Eole 

Ventoux Blanc 

$12.99 on sale


Domaine Pinchinat 

"Venus Blanc 

$10.99 on sale


Domaine Mirail 

Cotes de Gascogne Blanc


$11.99 on sale


Pinot Gris

$17.99 on sale


G.M. Machmer



$15.99 on sale





$33.99 on sale


Domaine Herbauges 

Muscadet Vieilles Vignes 

"Le Legendaire" 

$23.99 on sale



$15.99 on sale



Reds (65º F):



Douro Tinto 

"Lua Nova"

$11.99 on sale


Bodegas Tempore

Garnacha Joven 


$10.99 on sale


Bodegas Los Frailes 


$9.99 on sale


Hyatt Vineyards 

$11.99 on sale


Ancient Peaks 




Stolpman Vineyards 


$26.99 on sale




$28.99 on sale


Anton Bauer



 $14.99 on sale




$13.99 on sale


Chateau Bel Air 

Sant Estephe 

$41.99 on sale


Domaine Le Garrigon 

Rhone Rouge

"Vin de Méditerranée" 

$10.99 on sale


Domaine du Vissoux 
Beaujolais Nouveau
"Pierre Charmette" 

$12.99 on sale


Domaine du Vissoux 

Beaujolais Nouveau

"Vieilles Vignes"



Marcel Giraudon 

Bourgogne Rouge 

Chitry Pinot Noir

$17.99 on sale

Fattoria Rodano 

Chianti Classico Riserva 

$34.99 on sale



Barbera d'Asti 


 $16.99 on sale  


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