Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Verdad Wine Sale! Don't Miss - 15-33% Off

Verdad Rose
Winemaker Louisa Sawyer Lindquist
might be the only biodynamic vintner
making Spanish wines in the US
Qupe and Verdad - the ever amazing husband-wife wineries - are having a significant sale! It lasts through the month of March.

The Albarino on sale won a Wine of the Week pick from the LA Times and a top 100 wine of the year pick from the SF Chronicle (for the previous vintage).

You can mix and match wines in the sale.

Single bottles are 15% off; 8 bottles are 25% off; cases are 33% off.

Choose from these organically or biodynamically grown wines in the sale:

2009 Tempranillo Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard

Buy it by the case and the price goes down from $35 a bottle to $23. It's aged for two years, 40% in new French oak. Eight percent grenache and 8 percent Syrah are added to the tempranillo.

2011 Albarino Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard

This is one of my favorite wines to bring out when I want to introduce people to a really good white wine. It never fails to impress. I've bought several cases (other vintages) in the past - and where are they now? All gone! It's goes fast.

The previous vintage made the Chronicle's Top 100 Wines of 2011 list.

Case price reduces the per bottle price from $22 to $15. A fantastic everyday wine.

2011 Rose of Grenache Sawyer Lindquist Vineyard

This $18 rose is only $12 when you buy it by the case during the sale. I think I might need to get a case myself. This another great everyday wine.

It won a gold in the Sunset International Wine competition in 2012.


To taste any or all of these wines in the Bay Area, come to the March 23 annual Rhone Rangers event at Fort Mason. The public tasting is Saturday from 3-6 pm.

Visiting the Winery - Open House Sale

The winery's annual open house/sale (2 days a year only - in spring and fall on SBC Vintner festival weekends) will take place Sunday April 21 from 11-3 in Santa Maria. The winery is located near the incredible Bien Nacido Vineyard (not open to the public). The open house is $20 for the public (free to wine club members).

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