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Category: Store News

Spotlight: Champagne

“I drink Champagne when I'm happy and when I'm sad. Sometimes I drink it when I'm alone. When I have company I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I'm not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise, I never touch it -- unless I'm thirsty.” ― Lily Bollinger House of Bollinger Champagne…

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Wishing You A Happy Holiday Season!

Another year has rocketed past and we'd like to take this opportunity to say thank you to our loyal customers.  We appreciate your ongoing support that allows us to do what we love - talk about wine and share our passion with you on a daily basis. From our families to yours, we wish you…

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Spotlight: Meet The Big Boys

Every holiday season, we all tend to put on a little girth around the middle. And the bottles in the store are no exception. From the garden variety 1.5L "mags" to the downright obese 3L (Jeroboam) bottle of Silver Oak, we have options for you at every price point. This holiday, whether you want to…

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Spotlight: Behind The Glass

For our final installment of *Behind the Glass,* we are featuring the great wines of Italy. Again, these wines that live in our temperature-controlled glass case at the rear of the store may not be for everybody's wallet, but there are plenty back there that could be your one splurge for the year. Most are…

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Spotlight: Behind The Glass

For our second installment of *Behind the Glass,* we are featuring the great wines of France. Again, these wines that live in our temperature-controlled glass case at the rear of the store may not be for everybody's wallet, but there are plenty back there that could be your one splurge for the year. Most are…

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Spotlight: 97 Pt Barbaresco!

Here's a treat.  2013 was an outstanding vintage for both Barolo and Barbaresco - the best since the great 2010s.  And when the vintages are strong, so too are the price tags for most of the blue chip producers.  But the highest scoring Barbaresco of the vintage didn't come from the powerhouse names like Gaja…

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This Week’s Holiday Hours

Happy Holidays! Sunday (Christmas Eve) from 11:30am - 5:30pm Monday (Christmas): CLOSED Tuesday 12/26 (Boxing Day): 1pm - 9pm

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Spotlight: Behind The Glass

We here at Amsterdam spend a majority of our time looking for some really great wines to share with you, and we are really glad to do that. Based on your feedback we have been successful (mostly) in our selections. We wanted to take a few emails to showcase some of the wines we hold…

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Spotlight: The Super-est Super Tuscan

When you think Super Tuscan, a few big names come to mind - Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Tignanello​. And all are truly world class wines.  But there's another Super Tuscan that consistently outscores those household names - Castello dei Rampolla d'Alceo. It doesn't quite roll off the tongue like the others and perhaps that's why it isn't as…

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Rockstar Winemaker: Helen Keplinger

Winemaker of the Year in 2012 by Food and Wine, multiple Wine Spectator Covers, many awards, articles, and tons of praise, Helen Keplinger is a 'rockstar' winemaker that we think you should know about. She just recently took on head wine making duties for Grace Family; she's made a vintage for Bryant Family, Kenzo Estate,…

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