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Buying ready to drink 1er cru Burgundy is not easy. For a couple of years I did the Old and Rare wine buying here at K&L and found it easy to find California Cabernet and even Bordeaux from collectors. But Burgundy… Forget it. They had to die, get a divorce or have doctors orders to part with the king of all Pinot Noir! This bottle of 2007 Domaine Mongeard-Mugneret Nuits St-Georges 1er cru Les Boudots ($99) comes direct from the property from our friends at Atherton, and like most of the 2007’s, drinks fabulously right now. This wine showed excellent sweet beet fruit, savory depth, and incredible finesse and length. The tannins are completely resolved, and went perfectly with duck crepinettes from the fatted calf in San Francisco. This is the kind of Burgundy that gets people hooked- you have been warned!!!! –Gary Westby

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Free Spirits Tastings at K&L! Now that we have our license for spirits tastings in Redwood City and San Francisco, we’re excited to host regular free spirits tastings in those locations.  Check the Spirits Journal for an updated tasting schedule.

All tastings will feature different products from the Spirits Department and take place on Wednesdays in Redwood City and San Francisco. Visit our events page on Facebook or the K&L Spirits Journal for more information.

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Oct252010

Photo Gallery: 2010 K&L Hollywood Champagne Tent Event

K&L celebrated Champagne once again this past weekend, with a duo of tent events, one Hollywood and one in San Francisco. While worrying whether or not the French strike would prevent our guest Champenois from making it gave our Champagne buyer Gary Westby a couple more grey hairs, the events were both unbelievably successful. Here are some photos from our Hollywood event. If you didn't make it this year, come by one of our three stores  to learn more about the Champagnes poured. And mark you calendars for October 2011 so you don't miss out again. A special thanks to Brooke Burton of the blog Foodwoolf who supplemented my photos in this beautiful collection and Cube Marketplace for the tasty cheeses, chicharron and salumi at the Hollywood event.

Leah Greenstein

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