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It's April and we have some great new wines for you to enjoy this spring!  Order soon online or come visit our new Wine Gems store at 495 New Rochelle Road, Bronxville, NY 10708 (in Chester Heights) to shop for wines and spirits!

 

Come join us for a free in-store tasting! Our next event is Thursday, May 7, 5:30-7:30pm with importer José Castellano, owner of Palette of Wines. We'll be pouring sparkling, white and red wines from Spain and Italy. Once you select some winning wines, take them across the street to Elia Taverna to enjoy with the best Greek food in Westchester. No corkage Monday thru Wednesday and just $10 per bottle on other days!

 

If an evening of music, tango and wine tasting appeals to you, we hope you can join us for Tango Quartero on Friday, May 15, 7:30pm at the Music Conservatory of Westchester. For tickets: http://www.musicconservatory.org/ 

 

 At last, spring is in the air in April, the month of the NCAA Final Four, the Masters, Tax Day and opening day for Major League Baseball!  Enjoy those special days and every day with a new set of Wine Gems!  Our April Wine Gems of the Month are four of our favorite new wines to usher in the new season.  From Austria to Spain; Spain to California, we've selected these great new wines from all across the globe! Our April wine gems include two whites and two reds from around the world of wines:


* a delightful Gruner Veltliner from Niederosterreich


* a special treat from Spain featuring the rare indigenous Albillo grape

 

* a "new wine" of Grenache, Carignan and Syrah from the Montsant region


* a delicious Pinot Noir from California's Sonoma Coast

Enjoy our Wine Gems of the Month for April 2015!

SAVE 5% THIS MONTH on 4 bottles (or 15% on a case of 12 bottles!) and get FREE SHIPPING if you order for 6 months or ongoing.  The world is your vineyard!

 

Need something to celebrate?  Here are three great wines perfect for a special occasion or gift:

 

Orin Swift Abstract 2013 is an affordable indulgence for lovers of big, rich red wines.  Dave Phinney has crafted a blend of Grenache, Petite Sirah, and Syrah from hillside California vineyards.  Lush flavors of sweet boysenberries, kirsch, licorice, dark cherries, and exotic floral notes. 15.7% alcohol and a very stylish label! 

   

If you love a creamy, buttery, oaky Chardonnay, we have the perfect white wine gem for you!  Dutton Goldfield Dutton Ranch Chardonnay 2012 is a classic Russian River Valley Chardonnay!

 

From Piedmont, we have a gorgeous red wine gem for a special gift or a splurge!  Cantina del Pino Barbaresco Albesani 2009 was rated 93 points in Wine Spectator and 92 by Antonio Galloni for Parker's Wine Advocate.  In Galloni's words, "Proprietor Renato Vacca continues to show he has the magic touch. I would be thrilled to drink any of these magnificent wines."


 We have a new Facebook page!  Like us at WineGemsShop.  We regularly update it with images of new wines, in-store tastings and special events.  You can also use it to let us know about your experience with our wines and service. 

  

You're invited to join our wine club and you may also order anytime a la carte!  To place your order for these and other wines, simply reply directly to this e-mail, come in to our store in Chester Heights or visit our website,www.winegems.net. If you need any help or additional information, just send an e-mail or call us for quick expert advice: david@winegems.net, or 914-954-7481.

 

  

 

 
Niederosterreich, Austria
        veltlinsky gruner   
Gruner Veltliner is the signature white varietal of Austria.  Light, crisp and vibrant with aromatic fruit--citrus, mango and hints of spicy apple.

Our price: $12.99

 Castilla y Leon, Spain
  yunquera albillo
 Valduero is renowned for its reds but also makes this delicious white from the rare indigenous grape called Albillo.  Notes of pear, lemon, anise, chamomile and banana.  Tanzer 90 points!
    
Our Price: $18.99 
      

Wine Gems of the Month April 2015

Austria, Spain & California

wgom 0415 
Four of our favorite new wine discoveries to enjoy in April!  Two whites and two reds from around the world of wines. FREE SHIPPING on orders of 6 months or more!
 
 Our Price: $59.99
 
Montsant, Spain
   vi novell 

This "new wine" of Grenache, Carignan and Syrah is released on Nov 11 to celebrate St Martin.  Beautiful bouquet of strawberries, raspberries and violets.

 
  Our Price: $11.99 
 
 
Sonoma Coast, California
  sola pinot noir
Garnet in color with medium body and silky tannins.  Rich aromas and flavors of fresh strawberries, black cherries and roses. Elegant structure and a lingering finish.

 Our Price: $18.99 
  Quinta do Noval Vintage Port 2003
Oporto, Portugal
 
noval vintage 2003
A true wine gem for the ages! The 2003 vintage is one of the best in history for Port, and Noval scored superlative ratings from the world's top wine critics: Parker 94, Tanzer 94 and Wine Spectator 96!  Enjoy over the next 40 years to celebrate a special moment or to complete a great dinner!
     
Our Price: $99.99  

 

 

Have you heard about the Wineberry Box?  It's a box made of Bordelais oak holding 3 liters of wine (that's 4 bottles) and the wines inside are really good!  Le Garrigon Cotes du Rhone 2010 was the top-rated wine in the New York Times panel's review of wines-in-a-box in August 2011!  Click here to order the current vintage.  2012 Le Garrigon Cotes du Rhone 3L Box

 

Our retail store is located at 495 New Rochelle Road in the Chester Heights neighborhood of lower Westchester County just off Exit 10 of the Cross County Parkway.  We're at the corner of New Rochelle Road and Parkway Plaza, directly opposite Elia Taverna and J&G Deli & Market. 


Store hours
 are:
Monday thru Saturday 1pm-8:30pm
Sunday 1pm-4pm 

Check out our competitive pricing on top-shelf liquor including Johnnie Walker Blue, Double Black and Red, Dewar's, Jack Daniel's, Jameson, Bacardi, Myers's, Hennessy, Remy Martin, Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray Rangpur, Hendrick's, Gordon's, Purity, Chopin, Stoli, Grey Goose, Ketel One, Ciroc, Absolut, Svedka, Sobieski, Tito's, Smirnoff, Patron, Jose Cuervo, Barsol Pisco and Romana Sambuca.  And if single-malt Scotch is your passion, we have Macallan 10-year and 12-year, Highland Park 12-year, Talisker 10-year, Tamdhu 10-year, Arran Amarone Cask and Lagavulin 16-year in stock!  To order, please e-mail or call.
 
If small-batch spirits are your preference, we've just brought in some great new products from StillTheOne Distillery of Port Chester, NY: Westchester Wheat Whiskey, 287 Single Malt Whiskey, Dutch's Sugar Wash Moonshine, Dutch's bitters, Hudson Valley Apple Brandy, Comb Vodka, Comb Jarhead Gin and Comb Blossom Brandy!  We also selected Brooklyn Republic Vodka and Blueberry Coconut Vodka from Brooklyn, NY, Half Moon Orchard Gin from Gardiner, NY, Corsair Gin from Tennessee, Dancing Pines Rum from Colorado, Tapatio Tequila Blanco and Suerte Tequila Blanco from Mexico, Few Bourbon from Illinois, Garrison Brothers Bourbon from Texas, Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon and Rye from West Virginia, Coppersea Raw Rye from West Park, NY, KinnicKinnic Whiskey from Wisconsin, Barr Hill Gin from Vermont and Barbers Gin from New York.  Come by the store and have a free taste!  
 
We offer a fine collection of wine gifts in 2-bottle and 3-bottle gift boxes and specially-themed cases of 12 bottles. Every gift includes a complimentary handwritten gift card and descriptive Wine Gems profiles for each wine. Click HERE to explore your options in wine gifts!

We're here to help you find ongoing enjoyment in wine and spirits!  Send an order by e-mail anytime todavid@winegems.net, or call me at 914-954-7481.

 

Have you tried our Wineberry Box wines?  They're great wines and perfect for parties and tailgates!  Enjoy a superb white wine in an innovative green package in our 2011 Baronne du Chatelard Bourgogne Blanc 3L Box.  This adorable wooden Wineberry Box made of Bordelais oak holds 3 liters of wine--the equivalent of 4 standard 750ml bottles. Lightweight and durable, and amazingly compact! It's also a great everyday house wine to keep on the top shelf of the fridge for up to 6 weeks after opening.  Best of all, the wine is delightful!  100% Chardonnay with no oak, it shows flavors of green apples, pears and hazelnuts.  Crisp in the palate with a round, lingering finish.  $49.99 (or just $12.50 per 750 ml)
baronne chatelard bourgogne blanc 3L box 

 

 

 

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