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Bruno Michel "Blanche" Brut Champagne $34.99One of our best non-vintage Champagnes, this organically grown blend of half each Chardonnay and Meunier comes entirely from Bruno Michel's estate. It has been aged for six years on the lees and shows wonderful natural toasty quality as well as incredible vibrance! This was the big hit of our most recent staff Champagne tasting and we think you will love it too.

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We host regular weekly and Saturday wine tastings in each K&L location.

For the complete calendar, including lineups and additional details related to our events, visit our K&L Local Events on KLWines.com or follow us on Facebook.  

 

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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Sunday
Aug102014

Blind Pinot Noir Tasting Results!

The results of our Blind International Pinot Noir tasting on the 2nd of August are in! Thank you all so much for coming out to give the blind tasting experience a try! Folks in all three stores had a blast, and this makes us very happy.

And now, for the winners…

In Redwood City, the clear winner was the 2009 Kingston Family Vineyards "Alazan" Pinot Noir Casablanca Valley $29.99!

In San Francisco, the clear winner was the 2011 Castelfeder "Glener" Pinot Nero Trentino-Alto Adige $26.99!

In Hollywood, the clear winner was the 2009 Pyramid Valley Vineyards "Cowley" Pinot Noir Marlborough $29.99!

Thank you again to everyone who came out to support the tasting! Next up on the blind tasting calendar is Old & Rare in September. See you there!


Friday
Aug082014

L'Assiette Champenoise- The best table in France?

It is not every day that Cinnamon and I get to dine at Michelin 3 star!

July 16th was a big day for me- it was Cinnamon and mine’s tenth anniversary. She had asked to enjoy the occasion in Champagne, so we planned a trip. For the big night I was able to get reservations at L'Assiette Champenoise, which had just earned its third Michelin star, as well as Gaut & Millau’s highest ranking for restaurants. It was an incredible experience.

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Saturday
Aug022014

1994 Gruaud Larose Tears up the Vintage Chart

Yes- another ribeye steak and another great aged Bordeaux. Predictably great!

I have to thank the wine world for its vintage chart mentality, because without it, I would not have been able to afford the great bottle of Bordeaux that I drank last night. The 1994 vintage was a truly odd harvest in Bordeaux, with late rain that diluted and hardened most of the wines at once. While vintages like 1997 & 2007 are consistently delicious, if not long term cellar prospects, 1994 made some tough, charmless wines. But those who picked just before those late rains in 1994 made great wines- wines that I have enjoyed more than the 1995’s and 1996’s that are so lauded by the press.

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