Join us on this Saturday, for a fantastic (and of course complimentary) afternoon with John Shanley of Polaner Selections. As spring approaches, we switch gears a bit and we will blast your senses with some truly amazing wines from the Loire Valley, Burgundy and Beaujolais. For those who are hard-core Loire Valley aficionados, the name Francois Chidaine may be familiar. Francois is a young Vigneron that produces truly world class wines, that are pure and reflect the amazing terroir of his vineyards. We are talking Grand Cru quality wines here and they deserve to be discovered and treasured. They are wonderfully giving, fresh and exuberant when young, but they age so incredibly well and they should be, without a doubt, included in any well stocked wine cellar.
From Burgundy, we will be tasting the amazing new releases from Givry producer Domaine Joblot. The wines fell slightly out of favor in years past, as the style was a bit atypical for Burgundy, with too much extraction and oak. Joblot is now back to making great Givry and in a more restrained, “Burgundian” way. The 2014s are fantastic! Don’t miss this opportunity to taste the full line up.
And what better time to enjoy some fabulous Cru Beaujolais? These are the wines that will turn you into a believer. Beaujolais is on the rise and no longer suffers as Burgundy’s poo cousin. Wine lovers are discovering how wonderful and cellar worthy the amazing crus can be.
We will taste wines from Michel Guignier, Julien and Antoine Sunier and Dutraive.
And, as always, a couple of surprises will be in store as well…book the date!
Don’t Miss it!!
As always, the wines will be complemented by these offering from our partners in taste, Plum Plums Cheese and Fine Foods of Pound Ridge.
Two legendary importers, with two of the most amazing and exciting portfolios in the wine business! Welcome Matt Christoff and Chris Gambelli (David Bowler Wines and Polaner Selections) for another fantastic event at The Wine Connection. A fabulous selection will be poured, and of course complemented by the outstanding cheese offerings from our partners in taste at Plum Plums Cheese!
Loire Valley, Burgundy, Italy, Spain, will all be featured and you can be assured that we shall spare no expense in presenting you some truly special wines. Come and learn from Matt and Chris, while savoring great new releases and some old favorites. This is a tasting even that will surely not disappoint!
Join us on this Saturday for a great Burgundy-focused event, with Polaner Selections!
Whitney, (pictured right, with the famed Jancis Robinson on left) a veteran of the wine business, is the French Portfolio manager for Polaner Selections, and she will be here on this day to talk about and enjoy some amazing Burgundies from Polaner’s great portfolio. This is another amazing, and educational event that you don’t want to miss!
As always, these great and informative tastings are free, and complemented by the wonderful cheese selections from our “Partners in Taste” at Plum Plums Cheese.
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Welcome back the amazing Whitney Schubert, French portfolio manager extraordinaire at Polaner Selections, with Chris Gambelli, guiding us through an amazing selection of wines!
We’ll be pouring some quite superb Burgundies, Bordeaux, Champagne, and even a sprinkle of great Cru Beaujolais!
This is our first tasting event of 2019, and we’re kicking the new year in style.
Don’t miss it! Our friends and partners in taste at Plum Plums Cheese are on vacation this month, but we will still have some wonderful cheeses to accompany the amazing wines!
See you this Saturday!