Thank you for your patience as we adjust to these crazy times.

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.

***Denotes new wines for the week of June 1, 2020

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 $15 and under

Isle Saint Pierre Rouge 2018 – A barely medium-bodied, dry and savory organic Rhone blend with purple fruit and a peppery, herbal finish.

Elvio Tintero Vino Rosso –Versatile, dry, light-to-medium bodied blend of Barbera, Dolcetto and Nebbiolo from importer Kermit Lynch. Fun, easy and fresh.
***L’Arco Chianti 2017 – Smooth, bright cherry flavor with a savory, well-integrated, earthy finish.

Maestro Del Pomodoro Rosso di Toscana 2017 – 85% Sangiovese with 15% Cabernet. Medium bodied, black fruit flavors and a smooth, easy finish.

Villa Medoro Montepulciano d’Abruzzo 2018 – Flavors of dark plums and cherries, hints of savory herbs and earth, and a long, spicy finish. Ripe, fuller bodied and generous, with firm tannins, balanced acidity.

Calea Nero d’Avola 2019 – The new vintage of this HWM favorite is back and as good as ever. Fresh red fruits, spice and great acid for lip-smacking, food friendly interest.

Les Hérétiques Pays d’hérault 2018 –  100% Carignan from Minervois in the Languedoc. Robust, with firm tannins, ripe, pure, peppery dark berry fruit, and fresh acidity. Clean and exuberant!

La Manarine Cotes du Rhone 2018 – A 100% Grenache Rosenthal classic. Plush, comforting, full-bodied wine that speaks of the garrigue of the region.

Chateau Le Bergey Bordeaux 2019 – Biodynamic Merlot with a dollop of Cab Franc. Fresh red fruit, a hint of earth. Easy, fresh and smooth.

Altos Las Hormigas Tinto 2017 – A blend of Malbec, Bondarda and Semillon. No oak aging. Fresh and lively with easy tannins and charming red and black fruits.

Bacchus ‘Ginger’s Cuvée’ Pinot Noir 2018 – Light-to-medium bodied and extremely fresh with expressive raspberry fruit, baking spice and a silky texture.

White & Rosé $15 and under

Chateau Laulerie Rosé 2019 – Mineral driven Cabernet/Merlot rosé from the Bergerac region of Southwest France. Red berry fruit, fresh herbs and a bright, tart, tangy finish.

Isle Saint Pierre Rosé 2019 – Light and vibrant with notes of ripe strawberry and fig. Bistro-style, easy drinking and bone dry.

Domaine Bel Air Muscadet Sevre et Maine 2018 – Light-bodied and dry, with citrus zest, green apple and good minerality. Racy and fresh.

Domaine Duffour Cotes de Gascogne Blanc 2018 – A blend of Colombard and Ugni Blanc grapes, with similar characteristics to a Sauvignon Blanc. Great structure and acidity, no-oak, fresh and dry. Citrus, minerality, and a smooth, bright texture.

Cabrol Picpoul de Pinet 2018 – Crisp and dry with hints of citrus from the Languedoc. Refreshing and racy.

Scopa Pinot Grigio 2019 – Saline and bright and not sweet in the slightest. Delicious, lip-smacking and racy.

Il Forte Gavi 2018 – 100% Cortese from Piedmont. Balanced, mineral and smooth textured with delicate hints of green apple, lemon and almonds.

Mount Riley Sauvignon Blanc 2018 – Juicy and dry, this is quintessential New Zealand SB. Like biting into a fresh grapefruit.

Leitz Pinot Noir Rosé 2018 – German Pinot Noir rosé. Dry, pure, refreshing fruit. Delicate notes of stone fruit and hints of easy spices.

Red $20 and under

Thevenet et Fils ‘Les Clos’ Bourgogne Rouge 2018 – Vivid with fresh acidity and flavors of bing cherries, tangy raspberries, herbal notes and bright minerality.

Michel Guignier Beaujolais 2018 – 100% Gamay. Light bodied, with fresh, tangy acidity. Notes of cherry, raspberry, and hints of tart currants.Organic/biodynamic. Great with a chill.

Mourgues du Gres Costieres de Nimes 2016 – Syrah-heavy, bodied Rhone red from 45 year old vines. Extra body and richness. Purity of fruit, excellent balance. Bold and satisfying.

Tellus Vinea Bordeaux 2018 – Made by the famous Pueyo family from Chateau Belregard Figeac in Saint Emilion, this Rosenthal import is 60% Merlot and 40% Cabernet Sauvignon. Concentrated dark plum and cherry fruit character, with classic Bordeaux terroir–minerals, herbs, morels and tea.

Calabretta Cala Cala Vino Rosso – Cala Cala means “gulp gulp” in Sicily! Made from 95% Nerello Mascalese, the grapes for this wine are grown organically on the slopes of Mount Etna. Expect savory notes of wild dark cherries, red currant, licorice, pepper and baking spice.

Cantine Garrone Munaloss – Light-bodied, very dry, dark, earthy, mountain Nebbiolo blend from Northern Italy.

San Ferdinando  Ciliegiolo Toscana 2019 – Ciliegiolo, meaning “Cherry-like” is usually a blending grape. This organic, light bodied wine shows how quaffable this varietal can be on its own, with bright red fruit, fresh acidity and soft tannins.

De Forville Barbera d’Alba 2018  – A serious, rustic and well-balanced, Barbera with well-integrated earth and vibrant, robust, berry fruit from a favorite Piemontese producer.

Joao Pato ‘Baaaga Duck’ Vinho Tinto 2018 – Biodynamic, made from the Portuguese Baga grape. Medium bodied and fresh with dark berry fruit and limestone minerality.

CVNE Vina Real Crianza Rioja 2016 – Fresh, balanced and approachable with depth and complexity. Persistent flavors of cherries and red berries and a satisfying, spicy finish.

Placeres Sensoriales Rioja 2019 – Fresh, bright and easy with minerality and crunchy fruit flavors. Organic, just medium bodied, lip smacking.

***Folias de Baco UIVO Renegado 2019 – A field blend of 25 different Portuguese red and white grape varieties. Fresh, very light-bodied and fruity, with notes of herbs and bright red berries. Great with a chill!

Vorspannhof Mayr Zweigelt 2017 – Liter sized, light, organic Austrian red. Dry, with berry fruit and a hint or smoky minerality. Great with a chill.

Powers Merlot 2015 – Dark toned fruit, with hints of vanilla and cedar. Fulled bodied and lifted with medium tannins and a long, complex finish.

The Whole Shebang Thirteenth Cuvee – A spicy, full-bodied Zinfandel-heavy red blend made by Bedrock winery. Chewy, savory and drinkable with sturdy tannins and a smooth finish.

Poppy Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 – 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.

White, Rosé & Orange $20 and under

Chateau Soucherie Rosé 2019 Lovely faint salmon hue, mineral-driven, bright, dry, tart & savory, this Loire Valley pink currently tops the list!  Imported by Rosenthal.

Domaine de Grisy Bourgogne Blanc 2018 – Just barely medium-bodied, with subtly creamy apple/citrus notes, chalky minerality and lean acidity and a long, savory spiced finish.

Jean Perrier et Fils Apremont Cuvée Gastronomique 2018 – Made from the Jacquere grape varietal, this aromatic, mineral-driven wine comes from Apremont, one of the Savoie cru villages. It has delicate freshness and balance and is intensely refreshing.

Domaine du Salvard Cheverny Blanc 2018 – From the Loire Valley, zesty thanks to 85% Sauvignon Blanc with 15% un-oaked Chardonnay for roundness. Lively acidity, ripe fruit, tangy and lushly textured.

Chateau La Rame Bordeaux Blanc 2019 – A crisp and clean blend of Sauvignon Blanc and Semillon with mouth-filling fruit and minerality and a refreshing, easy, round finish.

La Spinetta Il Rosé di Casanova 2019 – ‘Rhino Rosé’ is back! A favorite from Tuscany. A blend of equal parts Sangiovese and Prugnolo Gentile. Light and savory with red fruit and citrus notes.

Murgo Etna Bianco 2019 – Sicilian, savory white. The high aide of Carricante (70%) is balanced by the soft texture of Catarratto (30%). Fermented and aged in stainless steel to preserve the crisp acidity and juicy freshness or Etna Bianco. Elegant and clean.

Benito Santos Igrexario de Saiar Albarino 2019 – Bone dry, light bodied and balanced with citrus and mineral flavors and a long, gently spiced finish.

Joao Pato Vinho Branco – 100% Bical from young vines on sandy soils. A short skin maceration, just shy of orange, adds texture and grip. It’s a thirst-quenching, bright, briny, fruity, floral, cloudy, no-oak, dry white.

Niepoort Docil Vinho Verde 2019 – Beautiful aromatics of white flowers and exotic citrus. Hints of mandarin oranges and fresh, racy acidity, but without the frizzante texture.

Weingut Furst Elbling Trocken 2018 Liter-size, racy, crisp, dry white with great mineral structure from Germany’s Mosel region.

Gobelsburg Rosé 2019 – Lightly hued, cool climate Austrian HWM favorite. Streamlined elegance, mineral, light strawberry and exotic notes.

Schlossmuhlenhof Boden Funk Muller-Thurgau 2018 – Wildly easy, dry and zesty, mineral-fresh, German patio guzzler with a faint bubble. No oak, zippy and dry–think Vinho Verde’s German cousin.

Weszeli ‘Langenlois’ Gruner Veltliner 2018 – From Austria’s Kamptal region. Organically grown, elegant and incredibly food-friendly, with chalky minerality and savory white pepper notes.

Santa Barbara Winery Chardonnay 2018 – Bodied and ripe with flavors of roasted apple, creamy lemon, and honey butter, with a streak of fresh acidity for a lively balance.

Red $30 and under

Domaine Bersan  Bourgogne Cotes D’Auxerre 2018 – Elegant, organic Pinot Noir fruit makes this fragrant, lifted and light-boded Burgundy.

Olga Raffault Chinon 2017 – 100% Cab Franc from fruit along the Loire river. Organic, ripe, generous, savory and spicy.

Chateau Thivin Brouilly ‘Reverdon’ 2017 – Fruity, mineral and fun, this is a chillable, gulpable Kermit Lynch import with youthful tannins and a refined finish.

Domaine du Clos du Fief Julienas Beaujolais 2017 – Notes of cherries and ripe raspberries and a hint of floral spice. Rounded and elegant yet refreshingly crisp.

David Trousselle Hautes -Cotes de Beaune En Cre 2018 – Lifted and fresh red Burgundy with crunchy red fruit, excellent acidity from high altitude, limestone terroir.

JL Chave Mon Coeur Cotes du Rhone 2017 – JL Chave is renowned in the Rhone, with 16 generations of winemakers going back to the 1400s. This is half Syrah and half Grenache sourced from four different sites around Chateauneuf du Pape. Lively, supple and deep with red and black fruits, minerality, garrigue and subtle spice, with a slightly smoky finish.

Felsina ‘Berardenga’ Chianti Classico 2017 – 100% Sangiovese. Sumptuous and powerful with fresh, dark berry fruit. Balanced tannins and great structure.

Rovellotti Colline Novaresi Vespolina 2018 – Often a blending grape in the Nebbiolo-based wines of the Alto Piemonte, this is a single varietal Vespolina, fermented in stainless steel to preserve the zesty, fresh, wild berry fruit of the grape. Great with a little chill!

COS Frapatto 2018 – Frapatto is often referred to as Sicily’s Beaujolais. Light and bright with layers of complexity. Think raspberries, orange peel and sweet and savory spices.

Grosjean Gamay 2018 – Vallee D’Aosta, juicy fresh red with peppery fruit and a long, clean finish.

Pra Valpolicalla Morandina 2018 – Light tannins and body, wildly drinkable red blend from Veneto’s Valpolicella. Notes or red fruit, herbs and orange zest. Incredibly drinkable, great with a chill.

Emilio Moro Ribera del Duero 2017 – Made from 100% Tempranillo grapes, this wine shows densely packed fruit flavors and a hint of cedar and spice, with a long, plush finish.

Guimaro Ribeira Sacra 2018 – Made from Mencia grapes, this is unoaked, pure-fruited and lush, with stoney minerality.

Antonio Lopes Rebeiro ‘Merisia 17’ Vinho Tinto – 90% Vinhão, 5% Borraçal (aka Caino Tinto), 5% Loureiro – grown on 40 year old vines in the Upper Douro, on schist slopes, among stones, rock roses, thyme & rosemary.  Pure, complex and chillable — imported by Savio Soares.

Broc Cellars Valdiguié 2017 – Like a Beaujolais but from California, this is an organic, crunchy, fruity, light bodied chillable red with great energy.

Grochau Cellars ‘Commuter Cuvée’ Pinot Noir 2018 – A lovely, fresh expression of Willamette Valley, Oregon terroir. Lean and taut, with notes of strawberries, fresh herbs and earth.

Ridge Vineyards Three Valleys Red 2018 – Elegant, Zinfandel-heavy blend. Dense with ripe fruit, but some Carignan adds a lighter touch and Petite Sirah adds spice and interest.

Banshee Cabernet Sauvignon Paso Robles 2017 – Plush and juicy, with fine tannins and a velvety texture. Black fruit, savory herbs and well-integrated oak make this feel classic and satisfying.

White, Rosé & Orange $30 and under

Commanderie de Peyrassol Rosé 2019 This classic Provence rosé is back, and in an especially good fresh, bright vintage. From vineyards planted by the Knights Templar in the 1200s.

Pomponette Rosé 2019 – Biodynamic, classic Provence rosé. Bright, clear and racy.

Domaine Bagnol Cassis Rosé – A bodied, dry, mineral rosé, showing grapefruit pith, salinity & Cassis’ famed Mediterranean terroir. (arriving Friday)

Chateau Brézé Arnaud Lambert Clos de Midi Saumur Blanc 2019 – Loire Valley Chenin Blanc. Sourced from the base of the chateau’s hill where it is the coolest. Racy yet with an elegant, silky texture. Notes of crisp pears, orange peel and herbs. Stunning.

***Regis Minet Pouilly Fuissé 2017 – Imported by Kermit Lynch, this Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc is medium-bodied, clean, fresh, dry and mineral, perfect with fish, shellfish, goat cheese and all sorts of sunny day fare.

***Domaine Cheveau Macon-Solutré-Pouilly Sur Le Mont 2017 – From vineyards in the village of Solutré-Pouilly, a vibrant, precise Chardonnay with excellent minerality and length, aging in stainless steel and complexity from lees contact for eight months.

Goisot Bourgogne Cotes D’Auxerre 2018 – Biodynamic Chadonnay from just outside of Chablis. Notes of citrus, pear and ginger. Food friendly, medium-bodied and lifted with a long, satisfying finish.

Sebastien Brunet Vouvray ‘Arpent Sec’ 2018 – Biodynamic, 100% Chenin Blanc from the Loire. Light, lush and rounded, with notes of apricots and jasmine–beautiful, food friendly white.

Los Bermejos Diego Seco 2018 – A high-acid, mineral driven Canary Island native variety. Fermented and aged in stainless steel. Organic, dry refreshing, briny and crisp.

Presqu’ile Chardonnay 2018 – Elegant, mineral, no-oak Chardonnay from Santa Barbara. Stone fruit, green apple, flavors. Complex, balanced and expressive.

Abbazia di Novacella Kerner 2018 – Vibrant and focused Alto Adige white. Aromatic and racy with stone fruit, citrus and white pepper notes. Crisp acidity lends balance and tension.

Villa Job Piantagrane Pinot Grigio 2018 – Organic, ‘orange’ Pinot Grigio, this wine sees two days on the skins. Crisp and savory with notes of dried apricots and baked apples.

Folias de Baco UIVO Curtido 2019 – Portuguese orange wine with a beautiful peachy hue made from 100% Moscatel Galego grapes. Complexity comes from 2 months spent on the lees. Flavors of jasmine, chamomile, wildflowers and grapefruit.

Kabaj Sivi Pinot 2015 – Orange wine from Goriska Brda, Slovenia, made by Frenchman Jean-Michel Morel from Pinot Gris grapes. Complex, mineral and nutty with notes of stone fruit, brioche, tea and spice. Singular.

Red Wine $40 and under

Domaine Gour de Chaule Gigondas 2016 – Layers of dark fruit, earth and deep meaty flavors thanks to a blend of smoky Syrah and powerful Grenache fruit.

Chateau Belregard-Figeac Saint Emilion Grand Cru 2016 – Rich with flavors of red currant, cassis and red berries with chalk minerality. Silky and generous with graceful tannins. Organic.

Fugue de Denin Pomerol 2014 – Dense and rich, with tannins cushioned by ripe, dark toned fruit and lifted acidity. (under $50)

Edmond Cornu Ladoix Les Carrieres 2014 – Graceful, high-toned, intensely aromatic red Burgundy with spice-driven fruit and excellent structure imported by Neal Rosenthal.

Padeletti Rosso di Montacino 2016 – Fermented in glass-lined cement tanks and aged in ultra-traditional 30 hectoliter Slovenian botti for two years. Expressive, plush and balanced with notes of bright sour cherry, red plum and earth.

Danilo Thomain Enfer D’Arvier Vallée D’Aoste 2018 – Rosenthal import made from the Petit Rouge grape. Compelling rusticity with wild berry fruit and lively freshness.

San Fereolo ‘Il Provinciale’ Langhe Nebbiolo 2015 – Nicoletta Bocca makes this biodynamic wine with Nebbiolo fruit from Serralunga d’Alba and Dogliani. Dry and intense, great character and terror. Deep, powerful and dark toned with grippy tannins.

Calabretta Nerello Mascalese VV 2010 – Aged ten years, featuring Mount Etna terroir, and now, secondary character, this Sicilian red made from 100% Nerello Mascalese grapes is bodied, dry and loaded with character.

Lopez de Heredia Vina Cubillo 2010 – Deep and nuanced with great freshness. Dusty red cherries, blood orange, nutmeg and spices.

Raul Perez La Poulosa Lomas de Valtuille Bierzo 2016 – From the Mencia grape varietal, generous, approachable and expressive with bramble fruits and lovely underlying acidity.

Nikalas Marani Budeshuri 2018 – Georgian, aged in qvevri (underground clay casks), made from a clone of the red Saperavi grape. Peppery and bright with strawberry and plum fruit flavors and just a little smoky barnyard. Great with a chill.

Bibineishvili Chkhaveri ‘This is it!’ Rosé  2017  –  More like a light-bodied red than a rosé, this is fresh and funky, slightly tannic, plummy and savory natural wine made 5 miles from the Black Sea and the Georgian/Turkish border, from the local grape Chkhaveri.

Arnot Roberts Sonoma Coast Syrah 2018 – Pure black cherry and blackberry juiciness at its core, framed by lively acidity, and a dry, peppery finish.

Domaine Eden Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 (this goes over this price, but it’s too good not to list!) – The little sister of Mount Eden. Black plum, dusty herbs, and wood spice with incredible structure and elegance.

Robert Sinskey POV Red Blend 2014 – A Bordeaux-style blend from Carneros, with black fruits, savory herbs, star anise, and hints of cocoa and vanilla.

Amapola Creek Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 – Bursting with juicy blackberry and black currant fruit accented with subtle notes of oak and toasted vanilla.

Weingut Roterfaden Pinot Noir 2018 – Natural, small production, light, dry, Austrian Pinot Noir. Pure strawberry fruit with hints of white pepper.

Wenzel Blaufränkisch 2018 – Medium-bodied, with great character. Flavors of juicy black raspberries and plums with hints of hibiscus and tarragon. Fine tannins, wildly elegant and drinkable.

Paolo Bea Rosso de Veo 2015 ($74/bottle) – Pure Sagrantino, from the highest point in Montefalco. Tannic and bold with layers and layers of interest and flavor–sandalwood spice, mineral-saturated depth, crunchy dark berries, and on and on, from the Bea family in Umbria.

White Wine $40 and under

Domaine Cheveau Pouilly-Fuissé Vers Cras 2017 – White Burgundy from the heart of Pouilly-Fuissé. Bright, pure and aged on fine lees, this cuvée is notable for it’s powerful minerality, a clear expression of the chalk soil on which it is grown!

Domaine Bersan Chablis 2018 – Unoaked, bright and mineral driven, made from biodynamically farmed Chardonnay grapes. Crisp and mouthwatering.

Pavese Ermes Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle 2018 – Made from a grape called Prié Blanc, this wine comes from extremely high altitude, just minutes from the summit of Mont Blanc. Mountain flowers, rocky minerality, great acidity, layers of delicious interest.

Bisson Marea Cinque Terre 2018 – Made from a blend of traditional Ligurian varietals: Bosco, Vermentino and Albarola. Fuller-bodied thanks to lees aging and complex, with notes of spice, herbs and almonds and a briny finish.

Maloof ‘Temperence Hill’ Pinot Gris 2017 – Bright and fresh flavors of tropical and orchard fruit with lip-smacking acidity. Interest and body thanks to 9 months of lees aging. Certified organic, Eola-Amity Hills Oregon.

Bubbly

Bisson Glera Frizzante – Ligurian Prosecco with tiny, elegant bubbles. Dry, easy and fresh

La Jara Prosecco – Organic and biodynamic, steady and bone dry with dry, lemon-y freshness on the finish.

Filipa Pato ‘3B” Método Tradicional Rosé NV – Organic, Portuguese bone dry bubbly made from the red-skinned grape Baga, and white Bical. Crisp minerality, salinity, and fresh red berry fruit.

Kabaj Hydra Petnat 2018 – Slovenian Pet Nat made from Malvasia grapes. Mineral driven, crushable, delicious and refreshing.

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.

Punta Crena Spumante Brut Colline Savonesi 2014 – A Ligurian sparkler made from the rare Mataossi grape. Dry, creamy and elegant with notes of fleshy stone fruit.

Champagne Duc de Romet Brut Prestige – Blanc de Noir, fine, clean, toasty, zesty and citrusy. An excellent value.

Champagne Michel Gonet Grand Cru Zero Dosage – Blanc de Blancs, 100% Chardonnay from Le Mesnil sur Oger. A mineral driven, bone dry, yet generous sparkler with notes of citrus, honey and brioche.

Sundstrom Cider/Cider Sauer – Leif Sundstrom’s sparkling sour cider made from Rhode Island Greening and Northern Spy apples. Native yeast fermentation. Unfiltered. Light, refreshing, tart and guzzle-able.

Sundstrom Sponti Cider 2018 – Leif Sundstrom’s newest release of his flagship cider is now in. Twelve months of lees aging before bottling for a delicate, balanced, elegant Hudson Valley cider made with Northern Spy, Golden Russet, Baldwin and Wickson apples.

Nua Hybrid Cider – Portuguese, dry, light cider made with rare varieties. Naturally fermented, crisp and bubbly.

 

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