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“Pre-pair” For Your Thanksgiving Feast!

Thanksgiving is approaching quickly, and whether you are the host cooking all day, or simply attending a delicious dinner at a friend or family member’s home, choosing wines that will pair with almost everything on the table can be a daunting task. Pairing for multiple palates and having enough wine and food for everyone can be quite stressful. Sure, you …

Sara - CWV Team Member“Pre-pair” For Your Thanksgiving Feast!

Wednesday Wine Pairing: Farmers Market Fresh with Riesling

Riesling, commonly misconstrued as being “too sweet,” is more than just a misunderstood grape. In fact, Riesling may just be one of the best grapes in the world (of course this is an opinion, not a fact). This grape grows well in cool and moderate climates, takes well to vine freezing, and is produced in dry, off dry, medium-sweet, and sweet …

Sara - CWV Team MemberWednesday Wine Pairing: Farmers Market Fresh with Riesling

Wednesday Wine Pairing: Greek Wine & Great Pairings

Introducing our new team member, Sara Lehman! Sara is a trained sommelier and chef who’s passionate about food and wine education. She blogs at Somm in the City, and we’re pleased to welcome her to the Chelsea Wine Vault team, and our blog! As Greek wines become increasingly popular, you may find yourself intrigued to try one. Here at Chelsea Wine …

Sara - CWV Team MemberWednesday Wine Pairing: Greek Wine & Great Pairings

Angel’s Envy Free Tasting and Engraving

How can you make Angel’s Envy even better? Get your bottle engraved with a custom message. This Friday, June 26th from 4-7pm, get free personalized engraving when you buy Angel’s Envy Bourbon CWV Exclusive Blend. Mark a special event, birthday, anniversary (or looking ahead, holiday gift) with a one-of-a-kind bottle of this incredible bourbon. See you there!

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Happy Father’s Day!

Treat Dad like a king this Father’s Day. Here are our top gift picks for all the dads out there. 1. Big Reds for Dad  – Weekend Wine School features our favorite bold reds 2. Coravin – the ultimate wine tool, because Dad is a gadget guy, deep down 3. Caymus Special Selection Cabernet – Save $50 on this incredible wine …

Chelsea Wine VaultHappy Father’s Day!

Happy Memorial Day! See you tomorrow

We’re closed today, Monday, May 25th 2015 for Memorial Day to honor all the men and women who served in our country’s armed forces. We reopen Tuesday, May 26th, 2015 at 10am. See you then.

Chelsea Wine VaultHappy Memorial Day! See you tomorrow
20% off grilling wine picks for Memorial Day

20% Off Memorial Day Grilling Picks

Shop our BBQ Wine section and save 20% with code BBQWINE at online checkout, now through Monday May 25th 2015. Our store is closed Monday for Memorial Day, so if you need wine for the long weekend, shop now and select in-store pickup. Here’s a roundup of some of our favorite grilling wine picks.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Start Mother’s Day weekend right, with this wine and flower arranging class. You’ll taste five springtime wines while learning how to make a spring tablescape, and create your own floral arrangement to bring home. We’re partnering with Bastille Flowers, an exclusive NYC floral design company to bring the bounty of spring to you. See their Instagram account for inspiration. All materials including flowers …

Chelsea Wine VaultHappy Mother’s Day!

Cinco de Mayo Tequila Pick – Ryan

Alacran’s newest release, “Cristal,” is one of the best under $100 that I’ve had in a long time. It is an ultra-anejo tequila made from 7-10 year old agave plants harvested in the highlands of Jalisco. It is aged 14 months in used bourbon barrels, resulting in a rich, complex, and woody flavor. Their unique filtration process results in a crystal …

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The Agony of Lafite: When $1000 Wine is Corked

By David Hunter, CWV General Manager and Fine Wine Buyer It still gives me a nervous feeling in the pit of my stomach. First, the excitement and anticipated joy of tasting one of the world’s most expensive and sought-after wines. Château Lafite Rothschild is without a doubt the king of Bordeaux. They are listed as one of only five First Growths. They are consistently …

David - CWV Team MemberThe Agony of Lafite: When $1000 Wine is Corked