This is the wine recommendations page. It will change as more wines get tasted! The price ranges in the "everyday" and "special day" options vary and should not be considered as "under $10" or "over $25" or such categories. Hope you like them as much as I did: Patrick W. Fegan, Director.

Wine Type
Everyday Option
Special Day Option
Sparkling--(dry / off-dry)
NV Crémant de Jura


(Dom. Berthet-Bondet) - dry

1999 Champagne

"Brut--Blanc de Blancs"

(Pol Roger) - very dry

Apéritif (dry / off-dry
2007 Beaujolais Blanc

(Hubert Veneau) - dry

2007 Alto Adige Gewürztraminer

"St. Justina"

(St. Pauls) - dry

Dry, Lighter White (low / no oak)
2008 Pouilly-Fumé

"Edna Valley"


2007 Chardonnay

"McLaren Vale--Unoaked"


Dry, Fuller White (low / no oak)
2007 Mâcon-Verzé

(Domaines Leflaive)

2007 Sauvignon Blanc

"St. Helena-Napa Valley"

(Joseph Phelps)

Dry, Fuller White (oak)
2006 Mâcon-Milly-Lamartine

(Les Heritiers du Comte Lafon)

2007 Chardonnay

"Napa Valley"

(Freemark Abbey)

Medium Dry White
2007 Riesling

"Mosel - Dr. L"


2007 Urziger Würzgarten

Riesling Kabinett

(Weingut Monchhof))

Sweet White (Dessert)
2007 Late Harvest Moscato

"Paso Robles -- Tears of Dew"


2004 Natural Sweet Wine

"Klein Constantia"

(Vin de Constance)

Rosé/Blanc de Noirs (dry/off-dry)
2008 Navarra (dry)


(Bodegas y Vinedos Artazu)

2008 Bolgheri Rosato (dry)


(Guado Al Tasso)

Light, dry red (fruity)
2008 Pinot Noir



2005 Côte de Nuits-Villages

"La Belle Masure"


Fuller, dry red (low / no oak)

2005 Juliénas

"Très Vieille Vigne"

(Michel Rey)

2003 Brunello di Montalcino

(Tenute Silvio Nardi)

Fuller, dry red (oak)
 2006 Zinfandel

"Beeson Ranch--Dry Creek"

(Dry Creek Vineyards)

2005 Seña

"Aconcagua Valley"


Sweet Red (dessert)
NV Tawny Porto


NW Tawny Porto

"10 Years"


Older Wines
1991 Barbera d'Asti



1991 Cabernet Sauvignon

"Napa Valley"

(Koves-Newlan Vineyards)

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