Wine Tasting, New Chocolates & Tinned Fish

Wine Tasting, New Chocolates & Tinned Fish

Join us this coming Saturday, October 12 from 2-4 PM to taste French red wines.   John Griffin from Grape Expectations will be in the shop, pouring wines from different regions of France.  It's enlightening and really fun to compare various grape blends side by side...

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Hearty Fall Foods and Red Wines

Hearty Fall Foods and Red Wines

A week ago we were in Paris, reveling in her shimmering light, sipping wine and happily tucking into bistro fare.  As always, I ate my share of classic dishes such as fresh salad greens with warm goat cheese toasts, moules frites, and dessert soufflé.  I came home...

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Open Labor Day, New Favorite Rioja and Value Rhones

Open Labor Day, New Favorite Rioja and Value Rhones

We are open Labor Day (Monday, September 2) from 11 AM - 5 PM.  Just today we received a pallet of Spanish embutidos, chorizos, olive oils, cheeses, paella rice and more, so you can stock up and grill this weekend with Spanish ingredients.  Within a week the...

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Taste French wines Saturday, 2-4 p.m.

Taste French wines Saturday, 2-4 p.m.

Join us this Saturday, August 24 from 2-4 p.m. and sample four tasty French wines.  The tasting is free, and includes the following wines: Domaine de la Chauvinière Muscadet 2017, Loire Valley ($11.99)  Muscadet white wines are called "oyster wines" because of their...

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Taste Spanish honey, EVOO and wine tomorrow

Taste Spanish honey, EVOO and wine tomorrow

Come into Paris Madrid Grocery tomorrow from 1-4 p.m., and taste artisanal Spanish honey, extra virgin olive oil, and wine.   John Cancilla of Bodega y Almazara Marquis de Valdueza will be in the store to provide samples and details about the handcrafted products...

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Stellar Tinned Fish And More Arrive

Stellar Tinned Fish And More Arrive

Oui, several shipments of delectable products arrived in the last week!   Our tinned fish selection from France's Les Mouettes d'Arvor has been replenished and augmented with their new line of anchovies.   Smoked cod liver (the poor man's foie gras) is back in stock. ...

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Paella Demo & Wine Tasting Tomorrow, Rare Wines Arrive

Paella Demo & Wine Tasting Tomorrow, Rare Wines Arrive

Join us tomorrow, Saturday, August 3 for a paella cooking demonstration and wine tasting.  We've got gorgeous summer weather, and it's the season for making paella outdoors.  Paella is fantastic on camping trips, at fiestas, and block parties (Neighborhood Night Out...

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