Issue 293 | July 2, 2014

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L'Aventure Languedoc: Join the Adventure

Thursday, July 3

Come join us for our last (but not least) Languedoc tasting "L'Aventure Languedoc." Joining us at the tasting table will be Jo-Ann Ross (DWS, FWS) and Ron Homan (CSW). Don't miss this chance to learn from these two wine experts and enjoy exquisite, well-crafted, and great value wines from the South of France.

We'll see you at the tasting table from 4 until 8. Gearing up for the 4th!

Club•WS | 4 reds

Note to club members: I hope you've enjoyed June's beauties. July is ready for pick up and the true retail value is $65. I hope you've also enjoyed reading the wine notes.

Join the club - only 3 months at a time

You know you're going to have some fun when you get invited to join a club and the very first thing you hear is.... "If you're reading this it's because you're a person with no fear of commitment, at least when it comes to wine. Enjoy your reds, and please call me if you have any questions."

Well you've asked for it. In addition to our awesome commitment-free monthly six-packs, I am now introducing 4 bottles of reds, $49.99 per month. Call for more details.

You can join anytime!

July Six Packs Are Ready

A mixed six-pack of red, white & rosé

I've had such a great response to this summer version of the six packs that we'll do it again for July.

$68 BEACH BOUND | all Mixed

$88 WHAT'S ON THE GRILL | all Mixed

$122 LONG WEEKEND | all Mixed

Carefully selected and tailored for an adventurous palate and keeping in mind every season. These are new, exciting additions to our shelves that we want to share with you. Always with a hidden jewel to keep your taste buds entertained. It's like a wine club but without the big commitment.

Get Your Chocolate Fixx

These delicate treats in their lovely packaging are "the thing" to bring as a hostess gift.

abby's: Rich caramel in milk chocolate with sea salt.

andy's: Praline crisp with passion fruit jelly.

bud's: Peanut butter nougat with roasted peanuts and sea salt.

chelle's: Cashew nougat with roasted cashew and caramel.

lulu's: Caramel with pretzels, coconut and sea salt.

mike's: Almond nougat with morello cherries.

nikki's: Peanut butter nougat with apple wood smoked beacon and maple caramel.

Read what the Boston Globe has to say about Fixx here.

Recycle Your WS Bags

Enter the raffle to win a wine-sense gift certificate. How? Return five of our wine-sense brown bags or refill your "wine-sense" tote. Stop by and we'll fill you in on the rest.

Check your e-mail, you might have already won!

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Upcoming Events

Thursday, July 3

L'Aventure Languedoc: Join the Adventure - With Jo-Ann Ross. In-store 4 to 8.

Friday, July 4

Gone Fishing - We'll be closed. Have fun and be safe, and I hope you stocked up.

Thursday, July 10

Mise Tasting - Focused on all organic productions. In-store 6 to 8.

Friday, July 11

Eric Kent Tasting - Must RSVP. In-store 7 to 9. Note change of date

Summer Wine School

Wines of Germany and Austria
Since the 1980s when inexpensive, sweet wines like Liebfraumilch were heavily marketed, German and Austrian wines have suffered an image problem because of the mistaken idea that all of them are sweet. In fact, most German and Austrian wines are actually quite dry. This summer, wine-sense will be scheduling a four-part series on the Wines of Germany and Austria to re-introduce consumers to these wonderful wines. German and Austrian wines are refreshing, high in acidity, low in alcohol, dry, affordable, and a perfect pairing with the warm summer days ahead.

Dates: July 21 & 28, August 11 & 18

Time: 6:30 to 8:30

Four Part Session: $160 ($40 per class)

Note that you can also buy each session individually for $45

We'll be tasting over 25 different wines from these regions over the course of these sessions. And with the help of our neighbors at Whole Foods, we'll have some small bites as well.


wine-sense is BEST OF BOSTON 2013

I'm proud to announce that wine-sense won Boston Magazine's Best Wine Shop, North in the 2013 Best of Boston awards. "Best Wine Shop North" This came as a delightful surprise. Thank you to my staff, my wine vendors, and most of all to you - my wonderful clients.



Samanta Ettore

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