AWC Blog

Month: May 2017

Seth’s Pick: Scholium Project “The Prince in His Caves” 2015

The Prince is Abe Schoener's ode to a crazy reclusive wine-making Prince in Italy who, among other things,  destroyed his vineyards instead of seeing the Antinori Family get their hands on it when his daughter married their son. It is 100% Sauvignon Blanc that is aged on it's skins for at least 30 days (thus…

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Connor’s Pick: Monastero Suore Cistercensi “Coenobium” 2015

  How often can you say you're drinking wine made by the Sisters of a Cistercian order? If I hazarded a guess, I would say fairly rarely. I certainly don't, but this wine happens to be made by such an order at their monastery in the village of Vitorchiano, just outside Rome! Under the careful guidance of…

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Orange Wine?

Orange wine has been making waves in sommelier circles for decades now, but only in the last five or so years have American wine programs begun to truly embrace the style. While many of our regular customers have likely heard the term used here in the store, few know exactly what is being referred to…

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Weekly Tasting Schedule

Thursday 5/18, 6-8pm: With Eva with Regal, we have a particularly eclectic tasting for you this week. We just brought in the legendary Washington state producer Dunham's Four Legged White, a single-vineyard Etna Rosso from Sicily and Bertolani's rosé Lambrusco - just in time for the summer weather ahead of us. Friday 5/19, 6-8pm: Beat the heat…

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