Posts by Frances Stone

Wine Tastings with a Friend

Once a week, my friend Sheridan (who works at Corks and Caps) and I meet up for an educational tasting.  We select a specific region (we are currently navigating our way around Italy) and bring wines from said region to our tasting.  We analyze the color, aromatics, flavor profile, and complexities, as we skim through…

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Early Mother’s Day Celebration

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This weekend, my mother came to visit from North Carolina. We had a great weekend and celebrated Mother’s Day a little early. The weekend started off with our Saturday afternoon tasting. My mom arrived while we were pouring 2015 Florensac Rose, 2014 Lafond Lirac Blanc, 2013 Bernard Moreau Chassagne Montrachet, 2014 Bouchard Bourgogne Rouge, and…

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Spring Break Wines

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Over the past couple of weeks, we have had a number of customers preparing a week long spring break vacation that involved sandy beaches and tropical weather.  A lot of these costumers are parents looking forward to enjoying some chilled wine while their children build sand castles and chase the waves; or folks who can’t…

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Current Favorite

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The past couple of weeks, I have really enjoyed the 2012 Guillemot Savigny-les-Beaune 1er Cru Jarrons. This red Burgundy comes from the norther region of the Cote du Beaune, which is traditionally known for its whites. But, the Savigny-Les-Beaune region has developed a reputation for producing good quality, inexpensive red burgundies. The wines tend to…

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Birthday Wine

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I recently turned 25 and had what I would describe as the most perfect birthday anyone could ask for. A big thank you to some of our customers who shared some spectacular wines with me, to my boyfriend who threw me an amazing surprise party, and to Anthony and Patrick who let me pick out…

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