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 newly added wines as of March 21th, 2021

KEY: (B) – Biodynamic, (O) – Organic, (V) – Vegan-friendly

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

Le Bombarde Cannonau Di Sardegna – Sustainably farmed Cannonau (Grenache) from Sardinia . Medium bodied, aromatic and spicy with fine tannins on the finish. Great with food or on its own.

Castilla Y Leon Prieto Picudo 2018 – 100%  Organic Prieto Picudo from Spain. Fresh fruit, dry and lifted. Perfect for the warm weather ahead! (O)

Domaine Altugnac Pinot Noir 2019 – Vibrant and lean with fresh red berry fruit flavors, soft tannins and a moderate finish. (O)

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.

Viña Zorzal Garnacha 2019 – A juicy and cheerful wine that goes well with paella or stewed chicken. This old-vine Garnacha offers red and dark fruits with a smoky minerality. Medium-bodied with a grippy finish. 100% Garnacha from over 100 year-old vines.

Michel Guignier Beaujolais 2019 – Guignier’s 2019 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) (B)

Tellus Vinea Bordeaux 2019 – 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.

CVNE Vina Real Crianza Rioja 2017 – NEW vintage (and new packaging)! Spicy black berries and red cherries on the nose with a touch of liquorice. The palate is fresh and juicy but with nice depth to the lingering finish and rounded tannins. A crowd-pleasing Rioja; perfect for sausage and mash or tomato-based pasta dishes.

Powers Merlot 2016 – Dark toned fruit, with hints of vanilla and cedar. Fuller-bodied and lifted with medium tannins and a long, complex finish.

La Manarine Cotes du Rhone 2019 – A 100% Grenache Rosenthal classic. Plush, comforting, full-bodied wine that speaks of the garrigue of the region.

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

Poppy Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – 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, Orange & Rosé $20 and under

***Aransat’ Orange 2019 – Delicious skin-contact wine from Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio. Made in Friuli, Italy, this affordable orange wine offers subtle nutty, peach and savory tea notes.

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

Chateau Souverain Chardonnay 2018 – inviting aromas of roasted pears, lemon citrus and subtle baking spice with elegant layers of pineapple and crème brûlée flavors. This full-bodied Chardonnay offers a plush texture and balanced acidity with a long, flavorful finish.

Broadbent Vinho Verde – This white shows floral fruit, lime, and green freshness on the nose and palate. Overall, it’s lightly effervescent with zippy acidity; you’ll want to have a plate of shellfish on hand when you open this wine.

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

***Gobelsburg Kamptal Gruner Veltliner 2019 – Green pear and fresh herbs on the nose introduce this gorgeous Austrian white. Lean and crisp, with lemony freshness complemented by a note of salty yeast.

*** Gobelsburg Rose Cistercian 2019 – Light, lifted and racy. Organic Zweigelt, Pinot Noir and St. Laurent grapes sourced from a vineyard site that dates back to 1171! Beautiful fruit and dry.

Antxiola Getariako Txakolina 2020 – Fermented in stainless steel then bottled immediately to capture the  natural effervescence. Light bodied, bright, dry and delicous! (O)

Boden Funk Sauvignon Blanc 2019 – Organic, unfiltered Sauvignon Blanc aged in stainless steel tanks from Germany. Dry and crisp with a touch of citrus fruit. Perfect for this warmer weather! (O)

La Spinetta Il Rosé di Casanova 2020 – ‘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.

Das ist keine Orange 2019 – Light-medium bodied, dry, bright acidity, and light tannins with notes of cooking spices, lime and peach. Macerated for 8 weeks on their skins and age for 7 months before bottling.

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

La Teuf Gascogne Blanc 2019 – 100% Gros Manseng from Gascony, in Southwest France. A mouthwatering, bodied, dry, no-oak white, brimming with fresh citrus flavor.

Boundary Breaks Chardonnay 2019 – The Finger Lakes region has a climate similar to that of the Chablis region of France, providing Chardonnays from this area with a bracing acidity that give them a refreshing, clean quality.

 

Red $30 and under

*** Castello di Verduno Langhe Nebbiolo 2019 – 100% Nebbiolo from this great Barbaresco producer! Lightly hued with a soft texture – this  bottling is a beautiful expression of the Nebbiolo grape. Energetic, fresh with floral notes and great red berry fruit! (O)

***Folias de Baco UIVO Renegado 2020 – 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! Vegan-friendly.

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. Vegan-friendly.

Roagna Dolcetto 2019 – One of Italy’s top vintners, Luca Roagna makes this exacting Dolcetto.  Quite dry, structured, w/enticing texture from earth & notable, smooth tannins, this dark toned wine presents a gorgeous core of Dolcetto fruit.  The longer it’s open, the more it gives. Organic & biodynamic. Open 1/2 hour early.

Idlewild “Flora & Fauna” 2019 – Organically grown blend of Dolcetto, Nebbiolo and Barbera. Light and fresh, with notes of dark cherry, violet flowers and  herbs. Easy drinking with great, savory structure! (O)

Olga Raffault Chinon 2018 –  Cab Franc from a classic, organic producer in the Loire valley. Light in style with soft tannins, earthy green-bell pepper notes with raspberry and plum. Aged 6 months in stainless steel before bottling.

Calabretta Cala Cala Rosso – Cala Cala means “gulp gulp” in Sicilian dialect, apt for this organically grown blend of Nerello Mascalese and Nerello Cappuccino from the slopes of Mount Etna. Hints of spicy cherries, licorice and clove with Etna’s peppery signature terrior.

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.

 

White, Rosé & Orange $30 and under

***Pomponette Rosé 2020 – New vintage! Biodynamic, classic Provence rosé. Bright, clean and racy.

***Umathum Rosa Rosé 2020 – Brilliant raspberry colored, Austrian rosé made from Blaufankisch, St. Laurent and Zweigelt with flavors of red berries, red currants and spice. Fine and smooth with a long finish.

***Kabaj Sivi Pinot 2016 – 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.

***Clos Cibonne Tentations Rose 2020 – Salmon orange in color, the nose is compelling, aromatic and spicy, with a round yet vibrant palate and surprisingly mineral finish.

***Pepiere Briords Muscadet 2019 – The 2019 Briords is stunningly pure in it’s minerality. They harvested early in the warm 2019 vintage and it shows in the wine’s bright and snappy personality. 100% Melon de Bourgogne. 

*** Lenkey Pinceszet “Flow” – Unfiltered and unoaked white from Hungary. Native Hungarian varietal Furmint sourced from organic vineyards. Dry, herbal aromas, green apple, apricots and melon with textural interest! (O)

Ulibarri Bizkaiko Txakolina 2017 – A true expression of Spanish Basque country terroir, this oak aged white offers well balanced citrus acidity and saline minerality. (O)

Red Wine $30++

*** Hardin Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2018 – 90% Cabernet with Cab Franc, Merlot and Malbec to round it out. Classic Napa Valley fruit – deep, rich and plush. Aged 18 months in oak with about 35% in new oak.
Produttori di Carema Riserva 2016 – Crushed flowers, mint, sweet tobacco, cedar and licorice are all woven together in a super-expressive, perfumed and elegant knock-out effort from the Produttori di Carema. Their 2016 Carema has the structure and acidity to age for decades and compared to Barolos from further south, Caremas exude aromatic fireworks that only Nebbiolo grown in this unique terroir can show (think tar, leather, damp leaves, and roses).

Ridge ‘East Bench’ Zinfandel Dry Creek Valley 2018 – ‘East Bench’ Zinfandel is one of the few 100% Zinfandels that Ridge makes. Raspberry, fig with notes of vanilla on the nose. Flavors of plum and black olive give way to well coated tannins and black olive in the lingering finish. ($35)

Heitz Cellar Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 – Woody, herbal and elegantly structured, this wine is high-toned and freshly layered in bold red fruit. Given time in the barrel and the bottle, it shows its graceful edges and nuanced elegance with ease, finishing in dusty crushed rock. It vastly overdelivers on its price point. ($70)

Lopez de Heredia Vina Cubillo 2011– Deep and nuanced with great freshness. Dusty red cherries, blood orange, nutmeg and spices.

Domaine Eden Santa Cruz Mountains Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 – The little sister of Mount Eden. Black plum, dusty herbs, and wood spice with incredible structure and elegance. ($55)

Paolo Bea Rosso de Veo 2015  – 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. ($74)

White, Orange & Rosé Wine $30++

***Pavese Ermes Blanc de Morgex et de la Salle 2019 – 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.

Casreli Chitistvala 2019 – Orange wine from Georgia. Aged in traditional qvevris (earthenware jars) with added pomace to the fermentation. Pepper, marmalade and flowers. A new staff fav! (O)

Evening Land Seven Springs Vineyard Chardonnay 2017 – Balanced with aromatics that straddle the line between richness and brightness, this wine gives off a highly perfumed bouquet of fresh citrus and orchard fruits, dusty minerals, white flowers, and a hint of chamomile. On the palate this Chardonnay begins with a generous texture and closes with a vibrant finish.

Weszeli Purus Reserve Gruner 2016 – Apple, grapefruit and lime lend aromatic strength as well as vivacious Riesling-like cut, with accents of hazelnut and moss adding allure en route to a persistent finish. 100% Grüner Veltliner (B, V)

Domaine Pattes Loup ‘Vent d’Ange’ Chablis 2018 – Thomas Pico, the young, passionate winemaker of Pattes Loup, is producing very groundbreaking, rich and luscious Chablis from 55+ year old vines. Not your typical Chablis but amazing nonetheless, his wines exemplify the essence of Chablis with their racy, briny minerality, but are full of vitality and have textured density. ($50)

Domaine du Clos Naudine Vouray Sec 2016 –  Shows an expressive nose filled with chalky minerals and white pepper to start, later softening a little to reveal nuances of apple and pear.  The palate feels correspondingly modern, reductive and tense, dry and bracing.

 

Bubbly & Ciders under $30

*** Da Mar Proseco  – One of our favorite under $20 sparkling wines! Dry, with notes of lemon, apples and fresh acidity.

*** Rose Hill Farm “Belle du Nord” Wild Fermented Cider – Delicious local cider from Red Hook. Unfined and unfiltered.

***Left Bank Maryann’s Mead –  Crafted from wildflower honey sourced near Middleburgh, NY, this exceptional mead is fermented to complete dryness giving a full honey flavor without any cloying sweetness.

Cidrerie Du Leguer Poire – A naturally fermented pear cider with ample brightness and refreshing energy with every sip. Plenty of pear fruit permeates the palate without being overbearingly sweet.

Pampaneo Ancestral Pet Nat 2019 – This sparkling Pet-Nat from Castilla – La Mancha is made with the Airen grape. It is refreshing, salty, and has notes of pineapple.

Disco Nat Metal House 2019 – Wild Dolgo crabapples picked in 2019 from the Catskills were fermenting in demijohns next to wild ‘disco’ pears, bottled mid-fermentation and blended with a 2018 wild ferment of sustainably grown Cortland and Macs. This is the 2019 Disco Nat, only 60 cases produced and 7.6% abv. A lovely palate of wild crabapple with a delicate effervescence.

Leroy Metal House Cider 2017 – Kimberly Kae and Matt DeFrancisco have revitalized century-old apple groves in the Hudson Valley to craft small-production ciders. Leroy is a blend of holistically grown Idared, Goldrush, Jonamac and wilds, fermented in stainless and aged in applejack barrels. 8.50% abv.

Eric Bordelet’s “Poiré l’Authentique” Pear Cider – After a long, respected career as Chef Sommelier at michelin-starred restaurant l’Arpege in Paris, Eric Bordelet returned to his family’s windswept orchards in Normandy to embark on a new adventure as a cider producer. This profound, off-dry sparkling pear cider from Normandy comes from biodynamically farmed, 300-year-old trees.

Filipa Pato ‘3B” Méthodo 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.

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.

Chidaine Vendanges Montlouis sur Loire Brut Tradition – Crafted by Jacky Blot, a master of Loire Chenin Blanc, his ‘Brut Tradition’ is medium-bodied and dry. Bready nose of pear and apples with yellow, green, and white fruit on the palate and a creamy dry finish. 100% Chenin Blanc from the Loire Valley. ($29)

Champagnes

Pierre Peters “Cuvée de Réserve” Brut Blanc de Blanc – Finessed, understated, ultra-elegant nose of green apple, of wisps of grapefruit, yeast and hints of brioche and flavors of steeped plum and apricot fruit, dried herb and Meyer lemon peel. ($65)

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. ($29/375ml)

Marie Courtin Resonance Champagne 2016 – A great value, this champagne is brisk & bright, precise, firm, mineral driven, with fine, small bubbles. Biodynamic, made from 100% Pinot Noir, this Extra Brut bottling shows bright apple, salinity & Macadamia nut aromas. ($68)

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 roes 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. Medium-long on the finish. ($85)

Chartogne Taillet Sainte Anne Brut Champagne NV – The NV Brut Cuvée Sainte Anne is an absolutely stunning Champagne for its complexity, value and soulfulness. Rich and creamy on the palate, with a beautifully focused, purity of flavor. The nose shows elements of oak spice, hazelnut, brioche, donut peach, apple butter, and clay minerality. The palate is moderate in weight with good acidity and a flavor set of peach, citrus, brioche toast with apple butter, and just there hazelnut. A blend of 50% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay, 10% Pinot Meunier. ($86)

Adrien Renoir Grand Cru “Les Montants” 2015 –  A wonderfully balanced, complex wine of pure Chardonnay from the village of Verzy. Crisp fruit and chalky minerality lends a long tension and a lovely roundness. ($100)

 

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