Posts Tagged "wine selections"


Red Wine and Lung Health…


Posted By on Jun 12, 2015 in Wine Club

Update on Red Wine and Healthier Lungs…     Hi – With consideration to moderation a given, and a waiver that no medical advice is provided in this email (refer to citation provided*)… research continues to support that red wine may indeed reduce one’s risk of lung cancer, according to a study published in the journal, Thorax™. One such study had 282 hospital patients, mostly men ages 50 to 70,...

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Is Bigger Better?


Posted By on Mar 19, 2015 in Wine Club

Bigger and Bigger… large-format wine bottles continue to attract attention.     Hi – Big wine bottles are fetching some good dollars at auctions, there are other advantages to the larger format(s). Even though they can be unwieldy to handle, slow to mature and have to be consumed (for the most) in a single sitting, their appeal lies partly in their impressive size, and the fact that they promise a longer and some...

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Port Wine… (part 2)


Posted By on Sep 20, 2014 in Wine Club

          History of Port (part 2) Which grape varieties are used to make Port? There are a bunch of grape varieties used in true Port (from Portugal’s Douro Valley), most of which are little known outside of Portugal. Several other countries — including Australia, South Africa and the United States — make fortified sweet red wines and even whites that are labeled as “port,”...

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Port Wine… part 1


Posted By on Aug 29, 2014 in Wine Club

            History of Port (part 1) Port wine traditionally comes from the Douro Valley in beautiful Northern Portugal. The wineries are called Quintas and they line the terraced hills rising up from the mighty Douro, east of Oporto nearly reaching the border of Spain. The name Port Wine is protected by the Appellation system (Denomination of Origin), just as Champagne can only be placed on a bottle if...

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International Wine Selection…

International Wine Selection…


Posted By on Apr 28, 2014 in Spirits, Wine

Favorite wines to complement a memorable occasion or for your everyday enjoyment!                     Our vast selection of wine from around the world, in every imaginable type of grape. Also, we have wines that are produced from certified organically grown...

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