We'll look ahead one weekend and note that our Easter Sunday (April 5) store hours are 9am-4pm (corrected time). For recommendations on wine for Easter, click here and here. Please visit this blog on Monday, when we'll discuss beer suggestions for Easter.
For a discussion of some new Passover wines, click here.
Events in Lawrenceville
Please join us for our regular wine tastings this weekend, Friday from 4-6pm, and 2-4pm on Saturday. Click here for the menu.
Events in Woodbridge
We have a little something for nearly everyone this weekend. We start at 4pm today, with the Vermont breweries Tap Takeover. The participating breweries are Otter Creek, The Shed, and Wolavers. Details are posted here.
Also at 4pm today, running until 6pm, is a free tasting of Hiro Junmai Sake. Unwrap some of the mystery around this brewed beverage at this event.
On Saturday, we'll have our regular wine tasting, from 1-3pm. Click here for the menu.
With Brunello Tuesday's, the Art Show & Wine Tasting and more on the schedule, keep track of our programs and activities via our Event Calendar.
Earlier in the week, we noted the arrival of craft beer like Rogue Sriracha Hot Stout and RJ Rockers Son of a Peach. We've also received Bud Light Lemonade-Rita in cans.
Another new craft beer is Horny Goat Black Vanilla IPA. This take on a Cascadian Dark Ale is loaded with Northern Brewer and Centennial hops for a unique flavor combination showcasing both earthy and bright hop tones. A malty and slightly roasted backbone is perfectly complemented by the addition of real
Maculan Palazzotto Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 is made from 100% Cabernet Sauvignon grapes grown in the best, low-yielding vineyards and aged in French barriques for one year. The name of the wine comes from the name of the area, or località, where the grapes are sourced for this wine.
Opaque ruby-red in color, this wine is richly aromatic with notes of dark berries, anise, black pepper and just a touch of “garrigue” or Mediterranean herbs that has become a hallmark note of Maculan's wines. This is a dry, full-bodied red that is at once elegant and intense. It is bottled unrefined
Pair this delicious red with a simple and unadorned meat dish like marinated London broil served with roasted potatoes. Perfect with red meats, grilled, braised or roasted.
91 points from Wine Advocate, 90 from Wine Spectator. $21.99 in the Bottle Club®.
Ripped from the Headlines
Many of you have asked us about the recently-filed lawsuit against several wine producers. Please click here for our take.
Have a great weekend!