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Wine Auctions–let your fingers do the walking!

If you’re old school, wine auctions might conjure up ball rooms in 5-star New York and London hotels, with uber-rich wine collectors sipping champagne as they raise their paddles for old bottles selling at eye-popping prices. But the Internet has … Continue reading

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Wine storage–A Cautionary Tale

In an earlier post we wrote of an individual who was gifted several cases of vintage port from the ’60s and german wines from the ’70s, but who didn’t appreciate the need for proper storage.  He left them in a mini-storage locker with … Continue reading

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Burgundy tasting with Mark Haisma

A Burgundy winemaker with an Australian accent?? Yep, and as San Diego Wine Storage members quickly discovered, this particular Australian makes some very good white and red Burgundy. SDWS was lucky to host Mark Haisma during his recent whirlwind tour … Continue reading

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DON’T LET YOUR WINE WILT!

It’s that time of year again! Temperatures are climbing and we’re all looking forward to that first dip in the swimming pool. But as much as we like the warm weather, your wine is another story. If you’ve been collecting … Continue reading

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WHAT A TASTING!!!

  We pulled out all the stops recently when a small group of Champagne lovers gathered at our Solana Beach facility for a night of really good Champagne and catered hors d’oeuvres. Each guest brought one bottle of exceptional Champagne … Continue reading

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Collectible wine market update

We recently came upon an article from WealthManagement.com on how the wine investment market is doing. Now that the recession is in the rear view mirror and the buying frenzy in China has calmed down, we can look to the … Continue reading

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Wine Articles you’ll want to read

We get a lot of wine news in our inbox every morning, but one we look forward to is from The Drinks Business. Articles are well written and interesting, including two we are posting today. The first is an in-depth … Continue reading

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DON’T LET YOUR WINE WILT–TIPS ON HOW TO KEEP IT COOL

This summer looks like it’s going to be another scorcher in Southern California. Already we’re breaking records for high temps and we’re only in March! If you’ve been collecting wine over the winter months and have cases stacked up in … Continue reading

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Sleight of Hand tasting at SDWS Solana Beach

In mid-February SDWS members enjoyed an evening with Jerry and Sandy Solomon, owners of Sleight of Hand Cellars, the much talked about winery from Walla Walla, Washington. SoH opened their doors in Walla Walla in 2007 and since have received … Continue reading

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SDWS SAN DIEGO GETS A FACELIFT

We did it! It took a while but we finally finished our renovation of the San Diego reception area, transforming it from individual offices to a spacious, comfortable area to entertain our members and guests. We celebrated with an opening … Continue reading

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