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Concierge Club takes the “work” out of collecting wine

Collecting wine is fun, if not a little addictive.  As your cellar grows, however, it can become a challenge keeping track of what you have and when you should be drinking it.  Many of our collectors have admitted to us … Continue reading

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Wine Resolutions for 2013

Matt Kramer, the respected columnist for Wine Spectator, recently challenged his readers to take advantage of the abundance of good wine out there and start a wine cellar.  We couldn’t agree more… In the January 31st issue of WS, Kramer … Continue reading

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GIFTS FOR EVEN THE PICKIEST WINE LOVERS

It can be traumatic trying to buy wine for someone who collects wine and knows a lot about the subject, so sometimes the best advice is: don’t even try! Instead there are tons of interesting wine toys that will thrill … Continue reading

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Solana Beach Wine Tasting

SDWS members opened some GREAT wines on Saturday October 13th at our Solana Beach facility.  Favorites by consensus were: 1. 1990 Lopez de Heredia Tondonia Blanco Reserva 2. 1997 La Fiorita Brunello de Montalcino 3. 2007 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon A … Continue reading

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Blue Chip Wine Bargains? It’s all relative…

They say never try to time the market, but in the case of fine wine investments now may be the time to take advantage of a lull in the market. John Kapon, wine auctioneer and CEO of Acker, Merrill & … Continue reading

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WHEN ONLY THE BEST WILL DO…

Here at San Diego Wine Storage, wine-searcher.com is a go-to resource for finding current wine prices, drinking windows and other valuable information for our collectors.  They recently posted their list of the world’s most expensive wines, based on the average … Continue reading

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SAN DIEGO WINE TASTING

Question:  What do you get when you put more than 30 wine collectors in one room?  Answer:  LOTS of good wine! That’s what happened on Saturday August 4th in San Diego when San Diego Wine Storage members from across the … Continue reading

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LET’S TALK WINE!

Rise and Fall of a Wine counterfeiter:  Wine journalists continue to fixate on the wine fraud scheme allegedly perpetrated by Rudy Kurniawan, and some pretty good investigative reporters are weighing in as more information surfaces about the multi-million dollar scandal.  … Continue reading

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SOME DOS AND DON’TS FOR WINE COLLECTORS–PART III

                                            PART III – Serving Wine In this final installment of our three-part series we will discuss dos, don’ts, and tips for serving wine.  We’ll cover serving temperature, opening and decanting,  glassware, and clean-up. It’s amazing how often wine … Continue reading

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SOME DOS AND DON’TS FOR WINE COLLECTORS–PART II

In this 3-part series we examine the critical phases of enjoying wine:  buying, storing, and serving.  In Part I we examined Buying Wine in the Digital Age.  In Part II we look at storing collectible wine, from ensuring the wine … Continue reading

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