April 11th Burgundy Tasting

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Greetings and Happy Easter Weekend, Please join us Thursday, April 11th 5:30-8PM for a snapshot of 2010 Burgundies. We’ll have about 12 wines open, should be fun. Email acuteanglewines@gmail.com to RSVP and I will provide the address (in the city but its a ‘secret’ location). Good news- I’m tasting through a selection of Kermit Lynch’s Languedoc […]

Gobelsburg Zweigelt 2010

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Zweigelt is the most widely planted Austrian red grape. It is a cross between 2 indigenous Austrian varietals- Blaufrankisch and St Laurent (both thought to be relatives of Pinot Noir). The grape was created by a guy named… you guessed it, Fritz Zweigelt. Generally I tend to drink more Blaufranksich. I think this is one […]

Unexpected Openings- 1966 Haut-Brion

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My wine professional experience has gone as follows: retail associate at a fine wine store, sales rep for a distributor, supplier rep for an importer, and manager of a distributor, and now, occasional blogger/retailer. I’ve always enjoyed my role as merchant and being a ‘collector’ has never been a priority. While having dinner at a friend’s […]

Burgundy Closeout List!

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If you meet a wine buyer who doesn’t get excited about a Burgundy close out list you should check their pulse. Burgundy has had a string of great vintages and the result is some distributors getting over inventoried. Here is a list of sensational Burgundy’s that are priced to move. Everything is subject to availability […]