Tasty Spring Arrivals

2017 Rosès from France and Spain are starting to arrive, and daffodils are blooming in front of the shop.   Technically it's too early to declare that spring has arrived, but I sip a glass of rosé almost every night, and dream.   Stop in and stock up on some great new...

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French Season

New Arrivals from France!  We just received a pallet full of French goodies this week! Swing by Paris-Madrid to stock up on French essentials and exciting new products! Voisin Chocolat $6.49 The Voisin Chocolate Factory, located in France's gastronomy capital of Lyon,...

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Clay Cooking, Open President’s Day

We are open regular hours on President's Day (Monday February 19, 10 AM - 6 PM).   It's a 3-day weekend for many, giving extra time with friends and family.  Of course, you'll need good food and wine, and we can help put together a scrumptious repast.   It needn't be...

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Valentine’s Day French Kisses, Superb Cheeses, Bubbles

Glamorous Paris, the city of love, is an unforgettable place to celebrate La Saint-Valentin.  Couples exchange love letters as they sit on benches near the Seine River.  A hedonistic Valentine's Day dinner typically starts with fresh oysters and Champagne, and after...

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Tempranillo Tasting Feb 3, Game Day Snacks

Join us tomorrow, Saturday, February 3 from 2-4 p.m. for a tasting of Tempranillos from Toro and Ribera del Duero.   Loreto Herrero from Frontaura Winery will be here to talk about their winery and pour samples of four different Tempranillo wines, ranging from a...

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Super Wines Under $10.00, Tasting Feb. 3, Duck Rillettes

NEW DATE FOR WINE TASTING IS FEBRUARY 3.   Last week's newsletter invited everyone to the Bodegas Frontaura and Nexus wine tasting in the shop on Jan. 27.   Please note, the date for the tasting has changed to Saturday, February 3.   We apologize if this causes any...

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Garnacha, Grenache & Melted cheese sandwiches

The Garnacha grape, called Grenache in France, is native to Spain and makes some of the world's most compelling wines. Spain produces many 100% Garnacha wines from multiple regions including Campo de Borja, Priorat, and Rioja.  However, in France, the A.O.P. rules...

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Book Sale, Sharon cooks on TV, January specials

We are open regular hours (10 AM - 6 PM) on Monday, January 15, Martin Luther King Day.   Enjoy the weekend and stop in to see us! If you love books as much as we do, load up some bargains while you're here.   Our book selection is now 45% off except for the cookbook...

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