Staff Wine Picks!

Please join us FRIDAY, JUNE 24 from 6-9 for another glimpse into what we are interested in drinking this summer! Here’s the line-up: JORDAN’S PICK: BISSON CILIEGIOLO ROSE – Liguria, Italy Liguria is in northwest Italy, just south of Piemonte along the Italian Riviera. This region is known mostly for producing the white grape Vermentino (we have a long-skin contact… Read more →

Cider Week Tasting with Aaron Burr Cider!

Great News! Mark your calendars for HUDSON VALLEY CIDER WEEK from JUNE 3-12. All over the Hudson Valley there will be tastings and seminars at participating restaurants and retail stores. On FRIDAY, JUNE 10, from 6-9pm, we will be hosting the most sought-after cider in the HV from AARON BURR CIDERY. One of the apple-forager/cider-makers will be here with their… Read more →

June First Friday at the Wine Shop!

Please join us THIS FRIDAY, JUNE 3, for what has historically been our busiest First Friday of the year! This time we invited our colleague Chris Kinney to open some of the wines and spirits we already buy from his portfolio at, importer and distributor, Winebow. (Winebow is known for distributing “real” wine importer Kermit Lynch’s French wines) Here’s what… Read more →

Memorial Day Weekend Wines Tasting!

Please join us this Friday, May 27, from 6-9pm for a tasting of crowd-pleasing, BBQ-friendly, crisp, refreshing, and chillable wines. With temps into the 90s and tons of thirsty people swarming the HV this week, we are focusing on only easy-drinking wines AND super affordable, large format bottles. Here are some of the wines we will be pouring: Borell-Diehl Muller… Read more →


Please join us this Friday, May 20, from 6-9pm for a tasting of2015 FRENCH ROSE’. It is still early in the rose’ season, but the orders we placed in the winter are starting to flow in. This is a good time to sample what we will be drinking all summer and get a jump on discount pricing. We will be opening several rose’s at different price points and from different regions within France. We… Read more →


TUTHILLTOWN SPIRITS 6 PM – 9 PM Tuthilltown Spirits was the first New York distillery to start producing whiskeys after prohibition and they continue to make locally sourced, quality products right in Gardiner, NY. Don Warburton will be pouring these well known products and cocktails: Half Moon Gin – A blended gin, made from local wheat and apples and distilled… Read more →


In addition to our regular 6 & 12 bottle discounts, we’ve added some great ways to save money on great wine.  Each week, we will load-up our center table with our best-selling wines $20 and under for mix-and-match discounts. Choose 3, 6 or 12 mixed wines and get 10%-20% off.  Check back regularly–there are new and different wines each week!… Read more →

APRIL 1, 2016

FIRST FRIDAY! APRIL 1 6-9 pm Another village-wide FIRST FRIDAY is here. Our weekly Friday Tastings have really been picking up lately, so expect a party! Locally-based Blueprint Brands will be here to showcase some of their craft spirits; here is a list of what their representative, David Brooks, will be sampling THIS FRIDAY: TOWN BRANCH BOURBON – Lexington, KY… Read more →


STAFF WINE PICKS MARCH 25 6-9 pm Tami Grillo – Sicily, Italy Don’t mind us while we gush about winemaker Arianna Occhipinti some more. She has earned near star status (in the very tiny natural wine world) due to her youth, good looks, lively personality, and fantastic talent. Her wines epitomize individuality and offer quality and natural production and organic farming. … Read more →

And we’re back…

Again with the downed website! Technology hates me–Suzanne–so it’s no wonder! I guess our email was sending spam, so please accept our most sincere apology if you were involved in that nonsense.  Also, we weren’t receiving emails at; feel free to resend anything if we’ve been ignoring you. Now that we are back up, we are going to make… Read more →