January 2014

  1. It's Back! 92pt, $10 'Grand Cru Burgundy' Taste-Alike from Mas Donis

    To all Best Winers, It’s back! Apparently there were a couple of ‘larger’ stores in the Southern Californian area that, for whatever reason on Earth I have no idea, did not take their allocations of one of the greatest red wine values in the history of mankind. So, being pushy, we got more! The 2010 Capcanes Mas Donis was an...
  2. Rare 2002 Burgundy Collection Pre-Arrival from Nicolas Potel. No Minimums!

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  3. Faustino Gran Reserva 2001: 97pt, Decanter Magazine Wine of the Year, Just $29.88!

    To all Best Winers, There is absolutely no reason whatsoever you should not buy this wine. (Double negative?) I don’t know if we’ve ever featured a wine where the deck is so stacked for it. This is ridiculous. Where do we start? How about: The 2001 Faustino I Gran Reserva was just bestowed the honor of the Decanter Magazine #1...
  4. 94pts and a $39.88 Price = Best 2009 Bordeaux Deal in America!

    To all Best Winers, It is easy to be enchanted by the beautiful, stylish proprietor of Haut Bergey, la belle Helene Garcin.  When tasting with her we’re constantly wondering if the wines really are that good or is part of it the company we’re keeping. Then, year after year, the scores come. Big scores.  It appears that Helene is not...
  5. 2012 Riesling Deals on Two of Germany's Finest!

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  6. $40, 91pt Gigondas Now Only $16.88!

    To all Best Winers, Best Wines isn’t usually what you would call one of those ‘closeout’ websites. We simply look for the Best, coolest wines at the Best possible prices. Which means that when a closeout deal on a serious bottle of wine does come along…it certainly fits within those above-mentioned parameters. This is a spectacular deal. We’ve followed the...
  7. Ponsot's 'Other' Grand Crus: 'Insider' Pre-Arrival on a Power Trio from a Burgundy Legend

    To all Best Winers, What does a Swedish guy have to do with one of the great ‘insider’ premium Burgundy buys of the year? Plenty. Johan Bjorklund’s story is a good one. Björklund trained as a chef in his hometown of Stockholm and went to Paris in 1980 to cook for the Swedish ambassador. A visit to Burgundy convinced him...
  8. Thanks, Joey! 'Knockout', High-Scoring Value Syrah from Tensley

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  9. Germany's Answer to Romanee-Conti, In Stock Now!

    .h4 { /*@editable*/ color: #9e1f63; display: block; /*@editable*/ font-family: Arial; /*@editable*/ font-size: 16px; /*@editable*/ font-weight: bold; margin-top: 0%; margin-right: 0; margin-bottom: 0%; margin-left: 0; /*@editable*/ text-align: left; } To all Best Winers, Today we’re offering the Romanee Conti of Germany. The Williams-Selyem of Germany. How’s that for esoteric? Some explaining. Weingut Meyer-Näkel is the greatest producer of Pinot Noir in...
  10. The Absolute Best Bordeaux Buy of the 2010 Vintage. 92pts, just $22.88!

    To all Best Winers, There’s some outstanding values among the 2010 Bordeaux if you know where to look. But you have to want to look. And you have to want to look hard. I’m right there with you. I know 2010 is not a ‘value’ vintage. It is an outstanding vintage, certainly one of the greatest vintages of the last...

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