The list below is by no means our full inventory, but rather, is our menu of featured wines of the week, to help you select.  When you call to order, we can discuss inventory not listed here, as well as guide you through our spirits.

KEY: (B) – Biodynamic, (O) – Organic, (V) – Vegan-friendly (N)- Certified Natural Producer

As always, we are happy to curate your selections for you. Tell us what kind of wines you like and at what price point, and we will put together an order for you, for curbside pickup or free delivery. 518-828-6411

 

Red Wine $20 and under

Mas Gassac Pinot Noir 2022 –Unmatched, organic French Pinot Noir at $16!  Light-med bodied, red fruited, balanced, from Languedoc’s most significant historic producer

Chateau La Grave Cahors 2021-Back in stock in a fantastic new vintage! 100% organic Malbec from 30+ year old vines in Southwestern France. Bodied & dry with a bit of spice & earth, this smooth, dark fruited wine is the perfect Winter table red.  Great with burgers, duck and lentil stew — it’s a sturdy, soulful, cozy wine. ($20)

Les Vignerons d’Estézargues Cotes du Rhone 2022- Delightfully dry, juicy, southern French red from the same soils as Chateauneuf-du-Pape. A blend of purple fruit flavors from 60% Grenache, balanced by the savory, peppery notes of 20% Syrah, and hints of lavender, herbs and garrigue from Carignan, Mourvedre, & Cinsault.  ($18)

De Forville Barbera d’Alba 2021 – A well-balanced medium bodied wine from Piemonte featuring red currant and nutmeg with a firm, mineral backbone.  Rustic and approachable! ($20)

Domaine Fontsainte 2021 Juicy black fruits, earthy, herbal and bodied, with delicate tannins.  Made of Carignan, Grenache & Syrah in the Languedoc’s Corbieres. Imported by Kermit Lynch. A must with savory, hardy fare like lamb stew or cassoulet. ($19)

Calea Nero D’Avola 2021- Medium bodied, ruby hued, Nero D’Avola from the loamy volcanic soils of sicily. Offering vibrant red cherry notes, volcanic earthiness, and roasted herbs. All encompassed in a perfectly balanced round and sleek body. Perfect for pizza, pastas, and a surprisingly great burger pairing! ($13)

Cetamura Chianti-  Sour cherry, blackberry fruit with hints of clove and baking spice. A soft texture w/classic Chianti rusticity, good acidity, dry and savory. Bring on the pizza! ($15)

Michel Guignier Beaujolais 2022 – Guignier’s 2022 Beaujolais bursts with aromas of Morello cherries, sweet berries and toasted almonds, followed by a medium to full-bodied, fleshy palate that’s succulent and enveloping. Produced from certified organic vineyards, this is a great value! (O)($19)

Poppy Cabernet Sauvignon 2020 – Berry, black cherry and currant flavors with hints of vanilla and mocha thanks to a year in small French oak barrels. Well-balanced, medium-full bodied and a smooth, easy finish. ($19)

Chateau Moulin de Canhaut 2016 -A rare gem, given the category! A blend of Merlot & Cab Sauvignon, this Cru Bourgeois from the Medoc is medium bodied & energetic, offering black cherry, blackberry, tobacco and truffle notes — pretty, expressive, affordable Bordeaux. (O) ($20)

Powers Merlot 2017 – Dark toned fruit, with hints of vanilla and cedar. Fuller-bodied and lifted with medium tannins and a long, complex finish.($20)

Vorspannhof Mayr Zweigelt 2019 – Liter sized, light, organic Austrian red. Dry, with berry fruit and a hint or smoky minerality. Great with a chill. ($18)

 

White, Orange & Rosé $20 and under

Maison Francois Ducrot ‘Auguste’ 2022 – A blend of Grenache Blanc and Grenache Gris, this organic orange wine from the Languedoc starts with stone fruit and ends with fresh salinity. Unfiltered and unfined.  ($20) (O)

Domaine de Villargeau Coteaux Du Giennois Sauvignon Blanc 2022 – The younger sibling to Sancerre with great value!   This unoaked, high acid white shines with bright green apple, and white flowers.  ($19) (O) 

Corte Gardino Greoto 2022 – A great-value blend of Garganega, Trebbiano & Cortese from Northeastern Italy. Aged briefly in stainless steel & bottled in late winter to preserve minerality and zest, this white shows hints of pear, citrus and herbs. It’s smooth & brisk with a delicate finish. Imported by Kermit Lynch ($18)

La Rame Bordeaux Blanc 2022- Sancerre-like option under $20 — crisp, dry, med-bodied French Sauvignon Blanc from Bordeaux. Imported by Neal Rosenthal. ($20)

Krasno Slovenian Orange 2021- Fresh-styled, skin-contact blend of native Slovenian grapes.  Apricot, peach-skin & savory thyme flavors, gentle tannins & good acidity. A $20 & under star! ($18)(O,B,N)

Mount Riley Sauvignon Blanc 2022 – Juicy and dry, this is quintessential New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc. Like biting into a fresh grapefruit. ($16)

ColleStefano Verdicchio 2022- Medium bodied, organic white from Italy’s Marche region, made from grapes grown at 450 meters above sea-level. Taut, lean, crisp, bright & dry, with flavors of granny smith apple, fresh lime, salty minerality and a touch of ginger. ($19)

Teres Antique 2022 – A crisp, dry Provençal blend of organic Grenache, Cinsault and Tibouren grapes. With grapefruit zest, melon & herbs flavors, this light pink is a Southern French value-standout. ($14)

 

 

 

Red $30 and under

Riofavara Speccaforno 2020- The white, chalky subsoil in Eloro, at Sicily’s southeastern tip, retains moisture, allowing for elegant, balanced wines in an otherwise hot, dry environment. Dark and smooth, this Nero d’Avola is generous but not heavy, with suggestions of black cherry, licorice, and spice leading to a long, minerally finish. ($28)

Rubin Diaz Garnacha Cebreros 2021- 100% Garnacha — full-bodied, but energetic, expressive and a joy to drink.  From 75+ year old vines tended in a mountainous region just west of Madrid. Crunchy dark cherry & red plum fruits, smooth tannins & bright minerality make this a treat with pork or a steak. ($26)

Quinta da Muradella Candea Tinto 2020- A high-altitude, dry Spanish red with fine, chalky tannins & Beaujolais-like freshness thanks to 1/3 whole cluster fermentation. Made from Mencia, Tempranillo & Garnacha grapes–it is light bodied, with no-oak, showing lovely red berry fruit, herbs, flowers and mineral goodness. Imported by Polaner. ($26 )

Luigi Giordano Vino Rosso 2022 – This light bodied Nebbiolo from just outside of Barbaresco is co-fermented with a drop of Arneis. Silky and bright with delicate notes of tart cherries, raspberries, stone fruit, baking spice and rose petals, it’s a perfect pairing for pasta with meatballs, and great with a chill for salty cheese, charcuterie and snacks. ($23)

Domaine de Sulauze Pinzutu 2023- The talented wine makers, Guillaume and Karine Lefevre, who produce one of Provence’s most coveted boutique rosés, craft this natural-leaning, light, crunchy, chillable, fresh and expressive red wine. Look for mountain berry flavors, passion fruit. delicate floral notes, soft tannins and a hint of spice. ($29)

Domaine Pellé Rouge 2021 – Light, red berry fruit with a bit of earth and a smooth, dry finish, this organic, biodynamic, small-production bottling is painstakingly-made; and it’s all about purity and drinkability. Great with Sunday night roast chicken, and ($30) a bottle.

Santa Anna Chianti- Fresh, silky with vibrant bright red cherries, hints of licorice & wet stone. Smooth texture, beautiful balance, dry and  imported by Rosenthal ($22)

Baudry Chinon 2021  Biodynamic Cabernet Franc by one of the Loire’s great talents — this red, with its purple inflection, is supple, energetic, and just medium-bodied with earthy, cranberry-cherry flavors.  Perfect with pork, cheeses & even gamier red meats to keep your pairing refreshing. ($26)

Bellande Willamette Pinot Noir 2022- Stellar-value, Oregon Pinot Noir.  Organic, just medium bodied fruit shows hints of raspberry, strawberry & cranberry — think baby Chambolle Musigny, at $28!  Pair with roast chicken, duck, salmon and summer fare.  

Beckmen Vineyards Cuvee Le Bec, Santa Ynez Valley 2020 –  This Rhone-style blend of Syrah, Grenache, Mourvedre, and Counoise is an exceptional value for the quality. It displays deep aromas of berries, violet and lavender. Full bodied with dark tones of blackberry, dark cherry and spice it exudes a surprisingly vibrant freshness. ($29)

Au Bon Climat Pinot Noir 2021 – The late, great Jim Clendenen was the maestro behind the Burgundy-inspired Au Bon Climat for over three decades.  This is lush strawberry, clove, and cola from Santa Barbara that is a stellar value in its price range year after year.  ($29) 

Chateau de Grandchamp Bordeaux 2017- An organic blend of Merlot & Cabernet Franc from limestone clay soils on Bordeaux’s Right Bank near Saint-Emilion. Rich, smooth & dry, with a touch of earth, freshness & silky tannins. Imported by Polaner. A versatile, delicious house wine to pair with holiday feasting.($25) (O,N)

 

White, Rosé & Orange $30 and under

Frantz Chagnoleau Macon Village Saint-Pancras 2022- A bright, dry Chardonnay from the Maconnais, with lip smacking acidity, salinity and flavors of pear, lime, green apple and minerals. Elegant and precise, from a tiny estate run by two talented winemakers — Frantz Chagnoleau, and his wife Caroline Gon (winemaker at Heritiers du Comte Lafon). ($29)

Tiberio Trebbiano 2022- A lively, bodied white from 60 year old vines in Abruzzo. Pure and bright with a round texture that balances brisk acidity, mineral-tinged flavors of apple and pear, gentle citrus and a hint of hazelnut on the long saline finish. A great match for roast chicken, creamy pastas or sea scallops. ($26)

Ciro Picariello Fiano Di Avellino 2022- Smokey, flinty Fiano from the volcanic soils of Campania. Bright with citrus & green apple, wild herbs, savory spice and crushed stone minerality. Extended lees-time adds texture to balance the refreshing acidity. Excellent with seafood and roast chicken. ($28)

Beaumont Chenin Blanc Bot River 2022-   Standout Chenin from a small, family-run winery in South Africa’s Western Cape (since the 1700s). Dry, no-oak, med-bodied, with refreshing acidity & bright citrus-pineapple flavor. ($27)

Benito Santos Igrexario de Saiar Albarino 2021 – Bone dry, light bodied and balanced with citrus and mineral flavors and a long, gently spiced finish. ($22)

Goisot Bourgogne Cotes d’Auxerre 2022 Refreshing, elegant white burgundy from just west of Chablis — lovely minerality, hints of fresh citrus & nectarine, a whisper of ginger & no oak. Flinty minerality, satisfying body and lively acidity make this a beautiful turkey pairing. ($28)

Pojer e Sandri Muller-Thurgau 2020 From vineyards near Italy’s Lake Garda, where warm days & cool nights allow grapes to ripen while retaining freshness. Floral aromatics, hints of peach, lemon & delicate minerality, with a crisp, clean herbal finish. ($22)

Umathum Rosa Rosé 2019 – Brilliant raspberry colored, Austrian rosé made from Blaufankisch, Sankt Laurent and Zweigelt with flavors of red berries, red currants and spice. Fine and smooth with a long finish. (O)(N)($25)

Zarate Albariño 2021- Coming from Spain’s Rias Baixas, which is home to the famed Albariño grape. This entry-level Albariño is crisp and clean. Stony pineapple on the nose and palate  Yellow citrus flavors are like a simple, well-constructed melody, balanced and constrained. This bottle is sure to please! ($29)

 

Red Wine $30++

Passorosso Etna Rosso 2021 –A blend of Nerello Mascalese from 80-100 year old vines along the Northern side of Mount Etna. A stellar example of Etna terroir – expect crunchy, herbal and slightly smoky red berry fruit, with polished tannins, hints of cedar, balsamic and savory spice. ($45)

Felsina Chianti 2020 – 100% Sangiovese from the region’s benchmark producer. Ruby red, deeply-hued, dry, medium-plus bodied and delicious — offering cherry, red currant, tangy blood orange flavors and spice.  A great pairing with heavier pastas, pizza and proteins. ($30)

David Trouselle Hautes Cotes De Beaune Rouge En Cre 2022 -Lifted, crunchy-fresh, bright, delineated Pinot Noir. A stellar-value red Burgundy from limestone-clay soils. Perfect with Sunday night roast chicken. ($37)

Palacios Camins del Priorat 2022 -This expressive Spanish red is a blend of Garnacha, Samsó, Cabernet Sauvignon & Syrah. Bodied, balanced and energetic, it shows cherry & ripe boysenberry fruit, fine tannins, spice and mineral. Pair with steak, game, lamb or stews. ($34)

Hardin Cabernet Sauvignon 2021 Deep, rich & plush with classic Napa Cab fruit. Black plum, dark cherry and spice, along with beautiful balance, make this a treat — notably vibrant and lifted for West Coast Cab.( $44)

Le Ferme Des Sept Lunes Saint-Joseph 2021- Made with wild yeast & little to no sulphur or oak, this 100% N. Rhone Syrah is elegant & disarmingly fresh & expressive. Raspberry & dark plum fruit combine w/white pepper, violets, bacon fat and olives, making this the perfect, terrior-driven red for cassoulet, lamb or duck. It’s boldly earthy, but not heavy! ($45)

Roagna Dolcetto 2021Barbaresco Star Luca Roagna makes this textured, earthy, concentrated, slowly-unfolding, expressive & poised red with savory undertones. And thankfully, it comes in at $32, substantially less than his Barberas and Nebbiolo’s.  ($33)

Chateau Rouget Pomerol 2017 -Full-bodied & sumptuous, with flavors of black cherry fruit, bittersweet chocolate, spice and licorice. This Right Bank claret from Pomerol delivers textural richness and a touch of earth on the finish that makes for a perfect pairing with steak, Filet Mignon, lamb, or pan seared duck breast.  ($68) (O)

Chateau Thivin Cote de Brouilly 2022 Vibrant, w/red berry & blueberry fruit, hints of violet and rhubarb. Dusty tannins, peppery spice and a lip smacking, mineral-cherry finish. Beautiful, terroir-driven Beaujolais imported by Kermit Lynch — perfect for the bird ‘n’ fixins. ($38)

Roagna Barbara 2017- From perhaps Barbaresco’s greatest living producer, Luca Roagna, this bodied, dry, Barbera delivers earthy-textural, soft-tannin gravitas, expressive dark fruit and spice. Biodynamic.  ($55) (O,B)

COS Frappato 2022- The new vintage of this natural Sicilian producer’s light, chillable red is in, and just in time for summer. Made from 100% Frappato, this wine shows wild strawberry and savory herb notes. Light on its feet, it’s supple, pretty & expressive. A perfect compliment for all sorts of summer fare. (O)(B)(N)( $32)

Phillipe Viret Emergence 2014- “Emergence” comes from a vineyard of deep clay & limestone pebbles planted to Grenache, Syrah & Carignan. It ferments in cement for 45 days & spends a staggering 5 years in well-used oak casks with no sulfur added. “Emergence” evolves into a dense, expressive, remarkably complex wine, reminiscent of Châteauneuf-du-Pape from an old master such as Henri Bonneau. Beguiling tannins allow for a supple mouthfeel. This is age-worthy wine that needs 40 minutes of air before serving, though it is already near 10 years old! Perfect with stew, lamb & braised meats. ($55)

 

White, Orange & Rosé Wine $30++

Hautes Cotes De Beaune Blanc Couleuvraire  2022- 100% Chardonnay, a baby Saint-Aubin, if you will, with its core of yellow fruit and white flower. Medium-bodied, bright refreshing and dry. ($37)

Duplessis Chablis 2021 Aged on lees in stainless steel before six months in neutral oak, this has that trademark Chablis tension with saline minerality, baked pear, honeysuckle, lime zest and a spritz of lemon. Pure fruited with bright, racy acidity and a lip-smacking finish. ($50)

Oudin Chablis 2021-  Biodynamic, seashell-briny, Kimmeridgean limestone, cool-climate Chardonnay.  Bright & lively, med-bodied & dry, with yellow apple and citrus notes. The chablis to beat at ($42)

Grosjean Petite Arvine 2022 -Dry & rich, this Alpine white shows herb notes, citrus, minerality and the acidity to keep things fresh. It’s a textured white able to stand-up to all the Thanksgiving flavors. Imported by Rosenthal ( $35 ) (O,B,N)

G. Rosso Nerina Etna Bianco 2022- At once refined & easy drinking, this is a high-altitude white blend from Mount Etna, Sicily.  Tropical fruit underpinnings, citrus-zest, mint & sweet smoke combine with notable minerality and refreshing acidity to make this a stunner. G. Russo is def. HWM’s Mt. Etna vintner — check it out! ($44)

Domaine de la Janasse Cotes du Rhone Blanc 2021 A focused, lip smacking, textured white made from 50% Grenache Blanc, 15% Clairette, 15% Bourboulenc, 10% Viognier, 10% Roussanne. Fresh, dry & well-cut, with a hint of chalky minerality, ripe peach, tangerine & honeyed flowers. Great with halibut or scallops. ($33)

Gros Noré Bandol Rosé 2021- A bodied, deeper style of Southern French pink, loaded w/blood orange & citrus flower flavor, salinity & minerality. This is a classic, imported by Kermit Lynch. Remember, Bandol rosé may be firm & a touch tannic, so the extra year in bottle here is the secret sauce — drink no Bandol before its time!  ($44) 

Donnhoff Kreuznacher Kahlenberg Riesling 2021 –  At once generous and crisp with plenty of pear and fresh-pineapple character, then a long chalky finish that reminds you of Chablis. From organically grown grapes (O) ($48)

 

Cider and Sparkling Under $40

Bohigas Cava- Bright, clean, dry, med. bodied Spanish bubbly that is organic biodynamic and “method champenoise” — made exactly like champagne. ( $21)

M. Bonnamy Cremant De Loire Rosé- A dry, sparkling Loire Valley pink made like champagne for under $20. Haven’t found a value Cremant Rosé this good in a long, long time. $18 

Da Mar Prosecco- While most are acquainted with HWM’s house Prosecco, it bears mention that this $17 Italian bubbly is a treat, and hard to beat. Dry, rounded & clean, with underpinnings of grapefruit & honey, pleasing aromatics, bubbly freshness and a crisp finish ($17)

Opera 02 Brut Lambrusco di Modena – Lip smacking, sparkling Italian red with black cherry fruit, dry and savory. Serve chilled with salty snacks, cheese & meats and of course, pizza. ($20)

Sundström Liminal Cider 2021- Dry, vivid, clean & crisp, this is champagne fans’ NYS cider. Made by HWM friend, Leif Sundström, who spent a decade learning from Terry Theise, the premier grower champagne importer! ($28)

 

Champagnes

Terrevive Stiolo Rosso 2021 – From just south of Modena, Italy, this is seriously elevated red Lambrusco — organic, biodynamic, bright, earthy and salty, with small bubbles & crunchy red cherry fruits. Made from 100% Sorbara grapes. Served chilled, it is a delight! Imported by Rosenthal. $32

Laherte Frères Blanc de Blanc Brut Natural NV – Bright, dry, terroir-driven, small-production champagne at ($65) 100% Chardonnay, med-bodied, organic & biodynamic, with flavors of crisps green apple, Meyer lemon, fresh bread and salinity. An elevated delight, imported by Polaner. 

Pol Roger ‘Reserve’ Brut Champagne NV – On the palate, this medium-bodied Brut is as round (if not pretty sweet) and fruit-driven as it is delicate, pure and very elegant with a long, aromatic, stunningly dry and slightly mineral, impressively long finish. ($70 )

Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Champagne – Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé defines the entire rosé Champagne category. Composed of 40% Chardonnay, 30% Pinot Noir and 30% Meunier. Lacy in texture, with sleek acidity, this well-knit rosé Champagne offers delicate notes of rose petals, red berries and plums with notions of peach, dried flowers and blood orange. Flavorful on the medium-bodied palate and finely poised with bright acidity.  ($94)

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