Our Famous 20/20 Night

20/20 Night: Sample 20 diverse wines, just $20 Per Person! Every Monday and Thursday evening, 5pm to close. Fizz 1) Anna Spinato Prosecco Extra Dry, Veneto Italy  $7 glass 100% Glera, Charmat: Softer on the palate, slightly less pressure, almost too easy to drink. 2) Grandial Brut Blanc de Blancs, France  $7 glass Charmat process, bone dry, refeshing, afforable… 3) Cà dei Mandorli Brut Rosé, Piemonte Italy  $8 glass 100% Brachetto vinified DRY and with slightly less pressure than most sparklers. 4)...

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Organic Italian Varieties from Pizzulli

Pizzulli Barbera 2010, Santa Barbara County  $29.99  ORGANIC Pizzulli Dolcetto 2010, Santa Barbara County  $29.99  ORGANIC Pizzulli Sangiovese 2010, Santa Barbara County  $29.99  ORGANIC Pizzulli Nebbiolo 2007, Santa Barbara County  $29.99  ORGANIC These are the love children of local architect and long time WINE EXPO-ista Cosimo Pizzulli who makes them right here in the Palisades and have been VERY well received in our Wine...

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California Cabernet / Meritage

Carini Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon 2002, Napa Valley  165 case production, FORTY months in 100% French oak, bottled unfiltered with nothing added and nothing taken away, showing beautifully ten years out from the vintage.   Balance AND Value: Plata Wine Co Our friend Robert Plata swims upstream against the “bigger is better” mentality of most of his fellow vignerons in Paso Robles: he strives for a more elegant style with earthier flavors and lower alcohol levels. He’s succeeding. He’s also a patron...

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California Rhone Style

Crow Canyon California Syrah 2010  Fruit and spice driven Syrah with no oak, perfect for finger foods, pizza & burgers, BBQ, ect at ridiculous value for money. Balance AND Value: Plata Wine Co Our friend Robert Plata swims upstream against the “bigger is better” mentality of most of his fellow vignerons in Paso Robles: he strives for a more elegant style with earthier flavors and lower alcohol levels. He’s succeeding. He’s also a patron of the arts and has featured some of Los Angele’s best Graffiti...

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California Zinfandel

Zinfandel is often called “California’s Grape” as it came to fame here without any real historical legacy from Europe. Turns out that it came from Croatia (where it is known as Crljenak Kaštelanski) via Puglia (where it is a big deal both quality and quantity wise under the name Primitivo). We don’t have any Crljenak Kaštelanski but DO offer quite a few bottlings of Primitivo if you want to do some comparisons.   Spectrum Cellars Zinfandel 2009, California   This juicy, delicious...

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