September 3, 2015Sonoma County Vintners Association Barrel Auction, SoCo 2015

Sonoma County Vintners Association Barrel Auction, SoCo 2015 September 3, 2015 | David Marberger Our industry is truly about entertainment and enjoying the finer things in life, big or small.  We make buying decisions based on how they make us feel.  And whenever you are able to find a new bottle of something exciting, and

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April 25, 2016Our Exclusive SoCo 2015 Barrel Auction Selections, and What It Means for Bay Ridge

Our Exclusive SoCo 2015 Barrel Auction Selections, and What It Means for Bay Ridge April 25, 2016 | David Marberger Just like athletes or musicians, retailers in all categories fight, kick, scream and compete to get to the next level of success, to truly separate themselves from the others in the field in order to distinguish their

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August 11, 2016Phil Goes to Napa Valley

Phil Attends Exclusive Napa Valley Immersion Retailer Program August 8, 2016 | David Marberger If you’ve been around Bay Ridge Wine and Spirits at all this week, you may have noticed General Manager Phillip Altherr is conspicuously absent. Well, the good news is, he hasn’t left us. In fact, he was selected by a Napa Valley winery

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Big Z Rum from Tobacco Barn Distillery

September 1, 2016Big Z Rum: Handcrafted in Maryland, This Rum Does the Navy Proud

Big Z Rum: Handcrafted in Maryland, This Rum Does the Navy Proud September 1, 2016 | David Marberger   Ahead of the Big Z Rum tasting this Saturday, September 3, from 4 to 7 p.m., we wanted to share with you what makes its story so special – especially for the city of Annapolis, the proud

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February 6, 2017Proper wine tasting

Red wine is complex and sophisticated and somewhat intimidating to those who do not know much about it. With so much to learn, here is a helpful start to jump start you on your taste adventure. The first step to proper wine tasting really does not involve taste at all but rather it is about

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February 28, 2017White Wines

There are many types of white wine and so many different flavors to taste. Here if a look at some of the white wines available and what you should expect from them at first taste. Hopefully with this information you will find the perfect drink for every occasion. Chardonnay is very popular and was especially

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March 11, 2017Varieties of Wine

When walking through the grocery store or beer and wine store I am sure you have noticed pretty pink bottles and wondered if they taste as good as they look. These are the rose bottles and to many people’s surprise, there are quite a few different types of them. One type is the Grenache rose.

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