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Last Chance Sale

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Now through July 23rd, we’ve discounted almost every wine with less than a case left in quantity. A great opportunity to discover fabulous wine – whether it’s the odd bottle or two that collectors simply couldn’t fit into their case orders, or the remaining stock of your (nearly sold-out!) go-to favorite; there’s something for everyone. With quantities too small to advertise individually and new wines arriving all the time, we need to make room!

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Bin Ends Winter Clearance Sale

by JJ Buckley Fine Wines

Now through Jan. 31, we’ve discounted almost every wine with less than a case left in quantity. A great opportunity to discover fabulous wine – whether it’s the odd bottle or two that collectors simply couldn’t fit into their case orders, or the remaining stock of your (nearly sold-out!) go-to favorite; there’s something for everyone. With quantities too small to advertise individually and new wines arriving all the time, we need to make room!

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Cos d'Estournel: I Don't Think We're in Kansas Anymore

by Chuck Hayward

During En Primeurs, Bordeaux is extremely busy (picture restaurants with people spilling out the doors and cars bumper to bumper on the roads), and appointments are an absolute must. In fact, as many as a thousand or more visit requests may have to be denied by a prominent chateau, as Cos d’Estournel director Jean-Guillaume Prats told us on Monday. Luckily, we made the cut.

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Under Pressure

by Chuck Hayward

When I heard that we would be visiting Jeffrey Davies this week to taste through a slew of 2010 Right Bank wines, I was thrilled at the opportunity to reconnect. Two years ago, just before I left for France to work the 2009 harvest at La Confession, I met him in San Francisco. After dinner he told me I would have fun and learn a lot and then offered me a taste of 1928 d’Yquem. What an introduction!

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