Wine Club Tasting Notes Online. . . Exclusively
Welcome to Carpe Vino’s Wine Club Tasting Notes Online, where each month you’ll find information about all of our current selections. After wines have been billed and are ready to be picked up or shipped, Wine Club members will receive an email notification. Simply select the club in which you are enrolled below. You can view the tasting notes online, download a PDF and view notes for other clubs. The best part is all notes are archived, so if you cellar your wines, you can come back and locate any tasting notes.
Wine pricing shown with the notes is full retail; wine club pricing is shown on your receipt when you pick up your wine. We hope you find this process helpful and easy to use. And for your privacy, your membership information will be kept confidential. Carpe Vino does not share our information with any outside companies or other organizations.
Wine Club Tasting Notes for January
This Month We Present the Yin & Yang of Wineries
Alright, here we go again. . .the start of another year of spanning the globe for great wines. For January, among our selections we’ve got two wineries that are polar opposites: Mammoth King Estate of Eugene, Oregon, and tiny Romililly, a thus far virtual winery operating, we believe, in Napa (hard to say sometimes, because where we send payments isn’t necessarily a path to the Crushpad).
King Estate’s entry for this month is a pinot gris with unquestionably the largest production level of any wine we’ve ever presented: 100,000 cases. On the flip side, the chardonnay from Romililly is as rare as hen’s teeth—a scant 188 case were produced. Both are excellent Wine Club choices, however, as you’ll deduce by reading the tasting notes.
Another big month in Old Town. . .our master man-of-all trades is wrapping up an intensive four days of work in the shop: he and his crew replaced the floor sheathing under the bar (the original redwood floor joists were solid, thank goodness); and the kitchen was torn apart for maintenance. . .paint, washable wall surfaces and all new stainless shelving. . .Chef Alexander is delighted!
Watch for details about our first prix-fixe dinner of the year, set for January 22 through 26.