Posts Tagged ‘Rare wine’

May 2, 2006

Now THIS is rare wine!

I just get downright excited when I see something like this. Andrew Lane Wines has released a 2004 Napa Valley Gamay Noir. Do you know how rare this wine is? Charles Sullivan, the California wine industry’s unofficial historian, notes that there are no more than two acres of this grape reportedly planted in California…both in Napa Valley. Gamay Noir, also known as "Gamay Noir a jus blanc" is the grape responsible for that potentially very yummy, very refreshing very summerish…

Mar 14, 2006

Mailing List Wines: Worth it?

Do the mailing list only wines skip by the competitive marketplace by setting an arbitrary price on the wines that are never exposed to the value conscious wholesalers and retailers and restaurant buyers who participate in the open market for wines? It’s an interesting question that is explored by Dave McIntyre over at "Dave McIntyre’s Wine Line". If the wine is never offered in the general market place then the buyers have no idea if the wine is worth what…