December 15, 2017 – Beer & Wine Tasting Notes – It’s our pleasure to help you choose your holiday wine & gifts!

Huyghe Family Brewery Delirium Noel (Belgium), This Christmas ale is spicy all around with lovely rich toffee color and sweet- spicy malty aroma. Plenty of malty caramel, a touch on the sweet side and boozy on the palate.  The dry aftertaste makes you thirsty for more.  Nice winter brew!

 

Villa Jolanda Holiday Prosecco 2016(Italy), Lightly sparkling and full of flavor! This extra sec bubbly is fruity & crisp with notes of peach and lemon zest – finishing with a touch of mineral and yellow apple. Perfect at your holiday party and as a gift!

 

 

Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2017 (France), 1st wine of the harvest – enjoy fresh aromas of red and black fruits and strawberry jam. Fruit forward and flavorful. Pairs well with deli meats, salads, fish or strawberries.

 

 

 

 

 

Chateau Blouin Bordeaux  2014 (France), From a small chateau located on the right bank of the Gironde River in Arveyres, this wine is made from 80%Merlot and 20% Cabernet Franc. It is ripe and rich with soft tannins and exuberant fruit with notes of chocolate and pepper.

 

 

 

Crown Mulling Spices,  “A spice for all seasons” is a flavorful blend of sugar with extractions of clove, cinnamon, nutmeg, lemon & orange that will enhance your favorite winter beverages as well as many dishes and baked goods. Recipes included!

December 8, 2017 – Beer & Wine Tasting Notes Kick-off your weekend the D’Vine way!

    Brooklyn Brewery Black Chocolate Stout (New York), Medium bodied with aromas & flavors well balanced between chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt with a hint of booziness and slight sweetness. The finish resembles baker’s chocolate.           Santa Barbara Verdicchio 2016 (Italy), Flavor bursts with dried lemon, pink grapefruit, Granny Smith apple fruit […]

December 1, 2017 – Cider & Organic Wine Tasting Notes

  Winchester Ciderworks 522 “Black Currant” (Virginia), This handcrafted gluten-free hard cider is produced from apples predominantly grown in the Shenandoah Valley with added fruit varieties. Black Currant is the first release of the 522 series and expresses the flavor of fresh apples and the tartness of black currant.  “All Wine Selections this Evening are Organic” […]

Annual Wine Down – 11/24/2107

Dutoit Poully-Fuisse’ 2013 (France) – Buttery, subtle toasted oak and spice undertones combine with ripe flavors of peach, apple, citrus and spice that mingle through the lingering finish. The backbone of acidity is covered by ample flesh in this well-defined Chardonnay.  Imagine enjoying this wine with grilled wild halibut, and savory herbs, a favorite poultry dish […]

November 17, 2017 Tasting Notes- Enjoy the finish (of the week) with us!

St Bernardus Abt 12 (Belgium), With an earthy aroma of dried fruits, brown sugar, and bread, this beer will entice your palate with spicy malt sweetness, complex flavors of clove, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, molasses and fruit cake without being overwhelmingly heavy.       Mirth Chardonnay 2016 (Washington), Mirth means happiness and this wine is just that! […]

November 11, 2017-Mead & Wine Tasting Notes- Start your weekend the D’Vine way!

Charm City Elderberry Mead (Maryland), Bitter red berry and warm honey comprise this beautifully colored honey draft Mead wine. Cheers to the fruit you’d rather drink than eat!  To learn about the history, making, and consumption of Mead, visit http://charmcitymeadworks.com/about-mead.       Les Jamelles Viognier 2015 (France), Highly expressive and well-balanced with intense aromas of apricot, […]

November 3, 2017 – Wine & Beer Tasting Notes – Swing by and try something new with us!

Crabbies Original Ginger Beer (United Kingdom), Refreshing, light bodied beer with a spicy fresh ginger flavor, notes of citrus and a warming finish. Serve chilled over ice with a slice of lime or lemon. Download Crabbies new app for your Android or iphone.               Baby Prosecco (Italy), A fresh, young juicy Prosecco featuring […]

October 27, 2017 Wine & Beer Tasting Notes- Finish your week with us!

  Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale (Kentucky), This award-winning ale is a unique sipping beer with the distinctive nose of well-crafted bourbon- having been aged for up to six weeks in freshly decanted bourbon barrels from some of Kentucky’s finest distilleries. Subtle yet familiar flavors of vanilla, oak, caramel, and toffee- pleasantly smooth and robust. Enjoy with […]

October 20, 2017 – Wine & Beer Tasting Notes – Tour southwest France with us this week!

    Saucony Creek Maple Mistress (Pennsylvania), Enjoy this hazel/brown ale with pronounced and inviting aromas of warm spice, rum, pumpkin, and brown sugar while you watch the leaves fall. The palate is full of maple, rum, autumn spices, butternut squash and rich malt.         Domaine Chanade Les Rials 2016 (France), Loin de L’ […]

October 13, 2017 Tasting Notes – Cheers to the 20%! Come join us!

    Southern Tier Warlock (New York), Dark brown Imperial Stout with aromas reminiscent of caramel, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg & honey. Toasted malt, hints of pumpkin and spice combine for a mouth pleasing experience. Lightly carbonated. Very drinkable.       19 Crimes “Hard Chard” Chardonnay 2016 (Australia), Bold and strong in character, this deep rich and […]