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It's December and we have some great new wines for you to enjoy during the holiday season!  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!

 

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.

 

Come join us for a free in-store tasting! Our next event will take place just after New Year's Day. Happy Holidays! 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!

 

December has arrived and it's windy and cold.  But it's time to get ready for the holiday season with a new set of Wine Gems!  Our December Wine Gems of the Month are four of our favorite new wines to celebrate the holiday month of December.  From Italy to California, Portugal to Chile, these are wines perfect for holiday parties and gifts!  Our December selections include one sparkling, one white and two reds from around the world of wines:

* a delicious Prosecco from Conegliano/Valdobbiadene in the Veneto region of Italy.  Celebrate!


* a nicely balanced Chardonnay from California's North Coast that's perfect for holiday parties

 

* a hearty red blend from the Alentejo region of Portugal


* a beautiful Carmenere from Colchagua, Chile

Enjoy our Wine Gems of the Month for December 2014!

SAVE 2% 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!
 
   

In addition to our 4 Wine Gems of the Month for December, here are 3 other great wines perfect for gifts:

  

2009 David Sterza Amarone della Valpolicella Classico is our top-pick Amarone--ideal for the winter months!  Monica Larner for Wine Advocate rated this new release 93+ points, calling it "a wonderful treat."  

 

If you prefer your Chardonnay unoaked and pure, we have the perfect white wine gem for you!  Wind Gap Chardonnay Yuen 2009 epitomizes the spectacular focus and purity of wines grown in soils of limestone and granite. It is the bottled essence of liquid minerals!

 

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."

 

You're invited to join our wine club, but you may also simply 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.

 

  

 

 
Casablanca Valley, Chile
  done sauvignon blanc
Soft yellow-gold in color with an aromatic nose of citrus, tropical fruits, apples, and floral notes. Medium in body with bright acidity, the wine offers flavors of grapefruit, passionfruit, green apples, and spice.

 Regular Price: $14.99
Holiday Special:  $11.99

Mendoza, Argentina
 
hacienda dl plata zagal malbec
100% Malbec.  The nose is vibrant with red fruits, plums, violets, earth and spices. The palate is juicy and rich, showing ripe varietal red plums, spice and cedary oak. It has excellent structure and good concentration with smooth tannins.  Perfect for Thanksgiving!
     
Regular Price: $14.99
Holiday Special:  $11.99

Wine Gems of the Month December 2014

Italy, California, Portugal & Chile

wgom december 2014 
Four of our favorite new wine discoveries perfect for the holidays!  One bubbly, one white and two reds from around the world of wines. FREE SHIPPING on orders of 6 months or more!
 
 Our Price: $59.99
  
  

 

 

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 Double Black, Maker's Mark, Dewar's, Knob Creek, Jack Daniel's, Jameson, Bacardi, Myers's, Bombay Sapphire, Tanqueray Rangpur, Gordon's, Belvedere, Chopin, Stoli, Courvoisier, Hennessy, Remy Martin, Malibu, Grey Goose, Ketel One, Absolut, Svedka, Sobieski, Tito's, Patron, Avion, Jose Cuervo, Barsol Pisco and Romana Sambuca.  And if single-malt Scotch is your passion, we have Macallan 10-year, Tallisker 10-year and Glenlivet 15-year in stock!  For pricing and to order, please e-mail or call.
 
If small-batch spirits are your preference, we've just brought in 6 new products from StillTheOne Distillery of Port Chester, NY:  Westchester Wheat Whiskey, 287 Single Malt Whiskey, 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 from Mexico, Smooth Ambler Old Scout Bourbon and Rye from West Virginia, Coppersea Raw Rye from West Park, NY, KinnicKinnic Whiskey from Wisconsin and Isle of Skye Scotch 8-Year from Scotland.  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 to david@winegems.net, or call us at 914-840-4223.

 

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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