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Taste Around Town SF
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Wine Spotlight

Bernreiter
2013 Gemischter Satz
Austria

Gemischter SatzThe field blend method of Gemischter Satz was common among peasant vineyards for practical reasons, but inadvertently it has led to a style of wine that best expresses Viennese terroir. Because each variety prefers different conditions vintage to vintage, t... Shop >

Bibich
2013 Debit
Croatia

DebitIt has been suggested that Debit is related to Italy’s Trebbiano. Similarly it can produce short lived, innocuous wines, as well as those of profundity. The name is rumored to have come from Napoleon who rather enjoyed the local wines and would take payme... Shop >

Štoka
2012 Izbrani Teran
Slovenia

Izbrani Teran“Izbrani Teran PTP” is a further classification of Teran PTP. “Izbrani” could be compared to the Italian “Classico” designation. Blood red in color, briny, and amaro scented with Alpine forest fruits and Mediterranean herbs, the 2011 is perfumed... Shop >
Gemischter Satz

Spotlight: 2013 Bernreiter Gemischter Satz

The field blend method of Gemischter Satz was common among peasant vineyards for practical reasons, but inadvertently it has led to a sty... Shop >
The field blend method of Gemischter Satz was common among peasant vineyards for practical reasons, but inadvertently it has led to a style of wine that best expresses Viennese terroir. Because each variety prefers different conditions vintage to vintage, the wines show a wide range of texture, fruit, and acidity imparted by multiple grapes at varied ripening stages. However, because no one variety dominates, the wines are never so different from what the fan of Gemischter Satz would expect. ... Shop >

Debit

Spotlight: 2013 Bibich Debit

It has been suggested that Debit is related to Italy’s Trebbiano. Similarly it can produce short lived, innocuous wines, as well as tho... Shop >
It has been suggested that Debit is related to Italy’s Trebbiano. Similarly it can produce short lived, innocuous wines, as well as those of profundity. The name is rumored to have come from Napoleon who rather enjoyed the local wines and would take payment, or “Debit”, from the people in exchange for his protection. Debit is Alen’s pride, much of his reasoning behind making it fresh is to show the range and versatility that the native white grape is capable of. More to the point is h... Shop >

Izbrani Teran

Spotlight: 2012 Štoka Izbrani Teran

“Izbrani Teran PTP” is a further classification of Teran PTP. “Izbrani” could be compared to the Italian “Classico” designati... Shop >
“Izbrani Teran PTP” is a further classification of Teran PTP. “Izbrani” could be compared to the Italian “Classico” designation. Blood red in color, briny, and amaro scented with Alpine forest fruits and Mediterranean herbs, the 2011 is perfumed with plenty of natural acidity. Naturally high in resveratrol, lactic acid, and iron, Teran has a medicinal history dating back to Roman Times. Livia Drusilla, wife of Roman Emperor Augustus, was said to favor Teran and lived to the then i... Shop >

Curious & Thirsty – Slovenian Wine Goggles

Curious & Thirsty – Slovenian Wine Goggles
Historically vineyards have covered much of Slovenia’s countryside. In them you find grapes brought over the thousands of years of human... Read Blog >
Historically vineyards have covered much of Slovenia’s countryside. In them you find grapes brought over the thousands of years of human movement. Coupled with the diversity of climate, topography, wine production methods, and localized taste, Slovenian wines are extremely different region to region. In the US we are largely unaware of this. Blue Danube Wine Co. — the company I am a... Read Blog >

News & Events

Taste Around Town Festival SF

Taste Around Town Festival SF

September 06, 2014
Fort Mason Center Herbst Pavilion 2 Marina Blvd. San Francisco, CA 94123
Croatian Wine Dinner

Croatian Wine Dinner

July 24, 2014
Saddle Peak Lodge 419 Cold Canyon Road Calabasas, CA 91302 (818) 222-3888
Final Four: Croatia - France

Final Four: Croatia - France

July 19, 2014
Vintage Berkeley Vine 2113 Vine Street Berkeley, CA 510.665.8600
World Cup of Wine

World Cup of Wine

July 08, 2014
Solano Cellars 1580 Solano Avenue B Albany, CA 510.525.9463

Curious & Thirsty – Slovenian Wine Goggles

Curious & Thirsty – Slovenian Wine Goggles
Historically vineyards have covered much of Slovenia’s countryside. In them you find grapes brought over the thousands of years of human movement. Coupled with the diversity of climate, topography, wine... Read Blog >

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