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Melissa Smith
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Growing from a Redwood City sales position in 2009, to the company sake buyer in 2011, and then to the Head Sommelier in 2013 my love of wine spreads the gamut from mineral laden Sancerres to California Zinfandels aged over 20 years, Urban wines to classic Bordeaux, and 99% of the spirits that we carry. As a CIA trained chef I spent 15 years in some of the top kitchens in the country until my love of wine won out and I transitioned to the wine industry in 2004 where I began utilizing my skills as an instructor, a writer, and a restaurant consultant after passing the introductory level exam of The Court of Master Sommeliers. In 2010, I developed the first iPhone app for wine pronunciation, the Enotria Guide. In 2011, I became one of the few certified Sake Sommeliers in the country through the Sake Education Council. Outside of K&L I run private and corporate wine and spirits events around the Bay Area, consult on private cellars, and attempt to write professionally.


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Casamigos Blanco Tequila 750ml
Review Date: 8-18-2014
Incredibly smooth, and smells...fresh. And, um, George Clooney and Cindy Crawford? Yes please.
Price: $39.99 Add To Cart WE 92 BC 0

Domaine Renardat-Fâche Cerdon du Bugey Rosé
Review Date: 8-18-2014
It's Bugey! Off-dry and fun, with grapefruit skin and rose petals on the nose. Great on its own or with a simple dessert like berry sorbet or angel food cake with macerated strawberries.
Price: $21.99 Add To Cart BC 0

Varnelli Amaro Dell'Erborista 1L (cannot ship)
Review Date: 8-18-2014
Calling all spirits nerds! This is one special bottle! Elegant, unique due to the fact that it is cloudy and unfiltered. This will be quite the treat for your dinner guests when you pull this out at the end of their meal. Given as a gift it will be sure to leave an impression of impeccable taste.
Price: $61.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2009 Langoa-Barton, St-Julien
Review Date: 8-18-2014
Still a stunning wine to taste and check in on year after year. Round tannins, but firm, pretty, crunchy fruit. A great candidate for the cellar.

Nonino Quintessentia Amaro 750ml
Review Date: 8-18-2014
A ton of orange peel in this one, with beautiful nuances of cocoa, vanilla, and baking spices. Gorgeous packaging makes this a candidate for leaving out for nightly consumption.
Price: $44.99 Add To Cart WE 96 BC 0

Amaro Montenegro Di Bologna 750ml
Review Date: 8-18-2014
One of my favorite Amaros! if you are new to the category I suggest you start with this one, not too bitter, not too sweet, and a great way to end a wonderful filling meal.
Price: $26.99 Add To Cart WE 97 BC 0

2005 Château de Montfaucon Côtes du Rhône
Review Date: 8-18-2014
Incredible bargain for such a well made wine with nine years of cellar age! A great choice to have with lamb stewed until tender, over a pillow of polenta with a reduced pan sauce.
Price: $21.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2012 JP & JF Quénard "Les Damoiselles" Vin de Savoie-Chignin Bergeron
Review Date: 8-18-2014
A great discovery! Pretty with great depth and structure. Try this with a triple cream like St Andre or Cowgirl Creamery's Mt Tam, with a tomato jam or a pear, ginger, vanilla spread on crusty bread.
Price: $19.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2012 Domaine du Bagnol Cassis Blanc
Review Date: 8-18-2014
I love the wines of Cassis, so bright and rich with minerality. Great food wines, I would serve this well chilled along side a big bowl of mussels in white wine with garlic and small pieces of preserved lemons, garnished with a generous amount of chopped parsley.
Price: $23.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2013 Maimai Chardonnay Hawkes Bay
Review Date: 8-15-2014
I was given a bottle of this to taste, and ended up building a dish around it that ended up working really well--a very simple garden zucchini soup that was blended and finished with a squeeze of lemon and a dollop of creme fraiche. The rich textures were great together, the chill of the Chardonnay against the warm soup; the pureness of the ingredients really brought out the minerality in the wine as well. So good, I went back for seconds of both.
Price: $14.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2013 Trisaetum "Wichmann Vineyard" Dundee Hills Riesling
Review Date: 8-13-2014
An exceptional Riesling with great, juicy acidity, Meyer lemon, and just a touch off dry. Thrilled that this is a California exclusive for us! Homemade Chinese Orange Chicken over jasmine rice would be incredible with this wine. You can even cheat and order takeout.
Price: $24.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2010 Sandro Fay Valtellina Superiore Valgella Carteria
Review Date: 8-13-2014
Inspired by a delicious dinner at my friend's restaurant, American Oak, I grilled a hangar steak to medium rare, served it over a bed of fresh grits that were finished with a little black truffle salt, and arugula tossed in fruity olive oil and fried shallots.
Price: $29.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2013 Zudugarai "Amats" Getariako Txakolina
Review Date: 8-12-2014
If you've been waiting to try Txakolina, this is the perfect opportunity! A great price for an entry level Txako. If you are new to Txako, expect something close to a Sauvignon Blanc, with a ton of minerality and a touch of spritz. Low in alcohol, these are wines that you can enjoy several refreshing glasses of with light nibbles on a warm day.
Price: $12.99 Add To Cart BC 0

2012 Veramonte "Ritual" Pinot Noir Casablanca Valley
Review Date: 8-12-2014
This is a winner! Lush for a Pinot, but by no means overripe. Warm spices, crushed strawberries and a hint of minerality. This will be not only a crowd pleaser, but is an excellent selection for almost any weeknight meal, from a simple salad of roasted chicken, avocados, dried cherries, and a creamy blue cheese dressing, to a wild rice and quinoa pilaf with sliced sausage and spinach.
Price: $16.99 Add To Cart JS 93 BC 0

2013 Angeline Pinot Noir
Review Date: 8-7-2014
Hands-down one of the best quality Domestic Pinots available in this price range!
Top Value!
Price: $11.99 Add To Cart BC 0

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2011 Beckmen "Cuvée Le Bec" Santa Ynez Rhône Blend ($16.99)

2009 Les Allées de Cantemerle, Haut-Médoc ($19.99)

2009 Loudenne, Médoc ($16.99)

2009 Paloumey, Haut-Médoc ($23.99)

2009 La Fleur Calon, Montagne St-Emilion ($14.99)

2009 Louis Jadot Bourgogne Rouge "Couvent-des-Jacobins" ($20.99)

2011 Château des Jacques (Louis Jadot) Morgon ($19.99)

2006 Scacciadiavoli Sagrantino di Montefalco ($39.99)

2011 Sandro Fay "Costa Bassa" Valtellina Superiore ($23.99)

2010 Gain Bay Lake County Cabernet Sauvignon ($11.99)

2010 Martin Ray "Reserve" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($24.99)

2009 Trimoulet, St-Emilion ($19.99)

2011 Lalande-Borie, St-Julien ($29.99)

2009 Lalande Borie, St-Julien ($29.99)

2010 Lamothe-Bergeron, Haut-Médoc ($19.99)

2010 Le Bonnat, Graves ($15.99)

2009 Le Bonnat, Graves ($16.99)

2011 La Louvière Blanc, Pessac-Léognan ($34.99)

Varnelli Amaro Sibilla 1L ($51.99)

Lazzaroni Amaro 750ml ($25.99)

Braulio Amaro Alpino 1L ($34.99)

2005 Château de Montfaucon "Baron Louis" Côtes du Rhône ($29.99)

2010 Louis Magnin Gamay Vin de Savoie ($36.99)

2013 Cibonne Tentations Côtes de Provence Rosé ($17.99)

2002 Bruno Michel "Cuvee Millésime" Brut Champagne ($59.99)

Ariston Aspasie "Prestige Vielles Vignes" Champagne ($39.99)

Michel Loriot "Palmyre" Brut Nature Champagne ($28.99)

Michel Loriot "Authentic" Brut Champagne (previously Cuvee Reserve) ($29.99)

2004 Michel Loriot "Les Sources du Flagot" Extra Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne ($49.99)

2012 Dashe Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel ($21.99)

2012 Green & Red "Tip Top Vineyard" Napa Valley Zinfandel ($25.99)

2011 K Vintners "River Rock" Walla Walla Valley Syrah ($44.99)

2011 Cargasacchi "Cargasacchi Vineyard" Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir ($37.99)

2012 Preston Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel ($27.99)

2012 DuMol Russian River Valley Pinot Noir ($67.99)

2012 Amici Russian River Valley Pinot Noir ($34.99)

2011 Brooks "Muska Vineyard" Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir ($42.99)

2006 Miguel Merino "Vitola" Reserva Rioja ($19.99)

2012 Copain "Tous Ensemble" Anderson Valley Chardonnay ($21.99)

2011 Gritsch Singerriedel Grüner Veltliner Smaragd Wachau ($39.99)

2009 Joanin Bécot, Côtes de Castillon ($29.99)

2010 Castello di Monsanto Chianti Classico Riserva ($17.99)

2010 Seghesio Barolo ($26.95)

2008 La Velona Brunello di Montalcino ($31.99)

2011 Ferrero Toscana Rosso ($16.99)

2012 Ferrero Rosso di Montalcino ($17.99)

2011 La Fortuna Rosso di Montalcino ($21.99)

2011 La Fortuna "Fortunello" Rosso Toscano ($14.99)

2012 Domaine Anne & Arnaud Goisot Saint-Bris (Sauvignon) ($11.99)

2012 Domaine Anne & Arnaud Goisot Chablis ($16.99)

2012 Domaine Anne & Arnaud Goisot Bourgogne Aligoté "Vieille Vignes" ($11.99)

2009 Baricci Brunello di Montalcino ($39.99)

2012 Gitton Pere & Fils "Les Belles Dames" Sancerre ($22.99)

2012 Truquet, Saint Emilion ($14.99)

2010 Gressier Grand-Poujeaux, Moulis ($24.99)

Corbin Cash Merced Rye Whiskey 750ml ($46.99)

2012 Madeleine " L'Arsouille" Monterey County Chenin Blanc ($19.99)

2012 Enkidu "E" Sonoma Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($21.99)

2011 Deovlet "Sonny Boy" Santa Barbara County Bordeaux Blend ($39.99)

2013 Avinyó "Vi d'Agulla" Petillant Penedès ($12.99)

2009 Noster "Inicial" Priorat ($14.99)

2011 Raul Pérez "Vico" Bierzo ($39.99)

2012 Envinate "Parcela Seaone" Ribeira Sacra ($41.99)

2013 Val de Mer Bourgogne Rosé ($16.99)

2013 Domaine Saint Roch Touraine Rosé ($12.99)

2013 Cave de Tavel "Lauzeraies" Tavel ($13.99)

2013 Domaine de la Bastide Blanche Bandol Rosé ($22.99)

2013 Château La Gordonne Côtes de Provence Rosé ($17.99)

2013 Xavier Clua "El Sola d'en Pol" Rosado Terra Alta ($10.99)

2013 Ostatu Rosado Rioja ($13.99)

2013 Bodegas Muga Rosado Rioja ($11.99)

2010 Blason "Bruma" Venezia Giulia Bianco ($16.99)

Blason Brut B3 Friuli Sparkling ($7.99)

2012 Quartz Reef Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic) ($29.99)

Arkansas Black Applejack 750ml ($49.99)

2012 Pillow Road "S" Russian River Valley Pinot Noir ($69.99)

2012 Honig Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($35.99)

2011 Saxon Brown "Stonewall Block" Sonoma Valley Zinfandel ($29.99)

2012 Pillow Road Russian River Valley Chardonnay ($39.99)

2013 Banshee Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc ($17.99)

2012 Elk Cove "La Bohème" Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($44.99)

2011 Chehalem "Ridgecrest" Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($44.99)

2012 Chehalem "INOX" Wilamette Valley Chardonnay ($15.99)

2012 Domaine Drouhin "Arthur" Dundee Hills Chardonnay ($29.99)

2013 Teutonic "Maresh Vineyard" Dundee Hills Pinot Gris ($19.99)

2012 Bethel Heights "Aeolian" Eola-Amity Hills Estate Pinot Noir ($39.99)

2013 Cristom Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Gris ($16.99)

2013 Evesham Wood Willamette Valley Chardonnay ($15.99)

2012 Ovum "Memorista-Lone Star Vineyard" Eola-Amity Hills Riesling ($23.99)

2011 Eyrie Vineyards "Estate Grown" Dundee Hills Pinot Noir ($32.99)

2006 Thienot "Cuvée Garance" Brut Blanc de Rouges Champagne ($99)

Thienot Brut Champagne ($39.99)

2002 Thienot "La Vigne aux Gamins" Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne ($149)

1999 Thiénot "Cuvée Alain Thiénot" Brut Champagne ($99)

2012 Columna Albariño Rias Baixas ($15.99)

2012 Finca Abril "Alhambra" Malbec Reserva Uco Valley ($14.99)

2011 Andre Ostertag "d'E" Riesling ($19.99)

2012 Ökonomierat Rebholz Ganz Horn Riesling Grosses Gewächs ($81.99)

2012 Bernhard Ott "Am Berg" Grüner Veltliner Wagram ($17.99)

2011 Jean Max Roger "Cuveé C.M." Sancerre ($24.99)

2010 Haut Prieur Côtes de Bordeaux "Vielles Vignes" ($12.99)

2013 Hubert Veneau Côteaux du Giennois Rosé ($12.99)

2009 Valserrano Crianza Rioja ($14.99)

2012 Felton Road "Calvert" Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic) ($49.99)

2012 Felton Road "Cornish Point" Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic) ($49.99)

2012 Felton Road "Bannockburn" Pinot Noir Central Otago (Biodynamic) ($39.99)

2012 Felton Road "Block 2" Chardonnay Central Otago ($39.99)

2012 Felton Road Chardonnay Bannockburn ($29.99)

2012 Domaine Paul Pernot Puligny-Montrachet ($49.99)

2011 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau St-Aubin 1er Cru "Bas de Vermarain à l'Est" ($29.99)

2011 Domaine Paul Pillot Saint-Aubin 1er Cru "Charmois" ($37.99)

2012 Domaine Thomas Morey Saint Aubin ($32.99)

2012 Domaine Vincent & Sophie Morey Bourgogne Blanc ($19.99)

2005 Domaine Moillard Vosne Romanée 1er Cru "Malconsorts" ($69.95)

2011 Domaine Jessiaume Santenay Rouge ($29.99)

2011 Domaine Delarche Pernand Vergelesses Rouge ($24.99)

2011 Domaine Faiveley Mercurey "Clos Rond" ($24.99)

2012 Domaine Desertaux-Ferrand Bourgogne Rouge ($15.99)

2011 Maison Ambroise Bourgogne Rouge ($16.99)

2013 Hermanuspietersfontein (HPF) "Nr.3 Bergblokke" Sauvignon Blanc Sondagskloof ($11.99)

2013 Hermanuspietersfontein (HPF) "Nr.7" Sauvignon Blanc Sondagskloof ($14.99)

2010 Domaine Michel Caillot Bourgogne Pinot Noir ($18.99)

1999 Haut-Bailly, Pessac-Léognan ($94.99)

2010 Canon-La-Gaffelière, St-Emilion ($139.99)

1999 Canon-La Gaffelière, St-Emilion ($109.99)

2009 Cantemerle, Haut-Médoc ($46.99)

2009 Potensac, Médoc ($29.99)

2009 de Chantegrive Rouge, Graves ($19.99)

2010 Buisson-Redon "Cuvée de Siecle", Bordeaux ($9.99)

2009 Gigault "Cuvée Viva" Premières, Blaye Côtes de Bordeaux ($19.99)

2010 Fourcas Hosten, Listrac ($19.99)

2011 Clarke (Baronne Edmond de Rothschild), Listrac ($24.99)

2009 Belpoggio Brunello di Montalcino ($39.99)

2013 Züm Pinot Noir Rosé ($9.99)

2000 Daniel Ginsburg "Cuvée Sous Bois" Brut Champagne ($49.99)

2012 Rieflé "Bonheur Convival" Pinot Blanc ($15.99)

2012 Dutton Goldfield "Dutton Ranch" Russian River Valley Pinot Noir ($32.99)

2011 Trim California Cabernet Sauvignon ($12.99)

2010 Cameron Hughes "Lot 354" Crozes-Hermitage ($14.99)

2010 Beringer "Blanc" Knights Valley White Blend ($6.99)

2010 Cypress "Terraces" Syrah Hawke's Bay ($39.99)

2009 Pyramid Valley "Riverbrook" Riesling Marlborough ($22.99)

2011 Pyramid Valley Vineyards Pinot Blanc Marlborough (Biodynamic) ($22.99)

2013 TWR (Te Whare Ra) Riesling "D" Marlborough ($19.99)

2010 Manzanita Creek "8th Street" Sonoma Valley Zinfandel ($17.99)

2010 Easton "E" Fiddletown Zinfandel ($19.99)

2010 Simi "Landslide Vineyard" Alexander Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($29.99)

2011 L'Ecole No. 41 Columbia Valley Merlot ($23.99)

2011 Vina Robles "Red 4" Paso Robles Rhône Blend ($14.99)

2012 Vina Robles "WHITE 4" Paso Robles White Blend ($11.99)

2011 McPrice Myers "Cremant de la Cote" Paso Robles Grenache Noir Brut ($27.99)

2011 Villa Creek "Willow Creek Cuvee" Paso Robles Rhone Blend ($44.99)

2011 Kenneth Volk Touriga Nacional ($19.99)

2011 Kenneth Volk "Santa Maria Cuvee" Santa Maria Valley Pinot Noir ($24.99)

2012 Kenneth Volk "Pomar Junction Vineyard" Paso Robles Verdelho ($16.99)

2012 Kenneth Volk "Jaybird" Santa Maria Valley Chardonnay ($14.99)

2012 Au Bon Climat Santa Barbara County Pinot Gris/Pinot Blanc ($16.99)

2011 Copain "Les Voisins" Anderson Valley Pinot Noir ($32.99)

2012 Elk Cove Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($26.99)

2011 Cristom "Marjorie Vineyard" Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Noir ($59.99)

2012 Dragonette Sta. Rita Hills Pinot Noir 375ml ($21.99)

2012 Dragonette "Grassini Vineyard" Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara Sauvignon Blanc ($34.99)

2012 Dragonette Cellars Happy Canyon Sauvignon Blanc ($24.99)

2011 Zind Humbrecht Clos Hauserer Riesling ($50.99)

2011 Zind Humbrecht Rangen de Thann Clos-Saint-Urbain Riesling Grand Cru ($89.99)

2012 Zind Humbrecht Muscat ($24.99)

2011 Zind Humbrecht "Heimbourg" Gewürztraminer ($47.99)

2012 Domaine Weinbach "Cuvée Laurence" Gewürztraminer ($44.99)

2011 Charles Baur Pinot Blanc (last of vintage) ($7.99)

2011 Eyrie Vineyards "Estate" Dundee Hills Chardonnay ($23.99)

2010 Te Whare Ra (TWR) Syrah Marlborough New Zealand ($29.99)

2011 Hirsch Lamm Grüner Veltliner Kamptal ($54.99)

2011 Hirsch Heiligenstein Grüner Veltliner Kamptal ($23.99)

2011 Umathum Zweigelt Burgenland ($19.99)

Pierre Paillard Grand Cru Brut Champagne ($39.99)

Bruno Michel Premier Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne ($44.99)

Bruno Michel "Blanche" Brut Champagne ($34.99)

2009 Ripeau, St-Emilion ($29.99)

1999 Fugue de Nenin, Pomerol ($29.99)

Bulleit Rye Whiskey 750ml ($21.99)

2011 Les Clos Perdus "Le Rouge" Vin de Pays des Côtes Catalanes ($9.99)

George Dickel No. 8 Tennessee Whiskey 750ml ($14.99)

Zwack Unicum Liqueur 1L [cannot ship] ($26.99)

Campeòn K&L Exclusive Blanco Tequila 750ml ($29.99)

Ascendant Spirits Breaker Limited Edition Bourbon Whisky 750ml ($44.99)

2011 Erik Banti "Carato" Toscana ($7.99)

2011 Casa Ferreirinha "Papa Figos" Douro ($14.99)

2011 El Libre Malbec Mendoza ($9.99)

2012 Viña Cobos "Felino" Merlot Mendoza ($16.99)

2010 Seven Hills Columbia Valley Merlot ($21.99)

2011 Rieflé "Bonheur Convivial" Pinot Noir ($17.99)

Mount Gilboa Barbados Aged Pot Still Rum 750ml ($30.99)

Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne ($29.99)

2006 Piper-Heidsieck Brut Champagne ($59.99)

Piper-Heidsieck Rosé Sauvage Champagne ($49.99)

Charles Heidsieck "Brut Reserve" Champagne ($49.99)

Charles Heidsieck "Rosé Reserve" Brut Champagne ($69.99)

2000 Charles Heidsieck Brut Champagne ($89.99)

2011 Conte di Gropello Brachetto d'Acqui ($13.99)

2011 Dragonette Cellars "Seven" Central Coast Syrah ($37.99)

2013 Dragonette Happy Canyon of Santa Barbara Rosé ($19.99)

2004 Billecart-Salmon Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne ($169.99)

2012 Lafond Sta. Rita Hills Chardonnay ($18.99)

2011 Matanzas Creek Sonoma County Chardonnay ($19.99)

2012 Tablas Creek "Côtes de Tablas Blanc" Paso Robles White Rhône Blend ($24.99)

2012 Matanzas Creek Sonoma County Sauvignon Blanc ($15.99)

1997 Potensac, Médoc ($26.99)

2009 Brown Rouge, Pessac-Léognan ($39.99)

2010 Troplong Mondot, St-Emilion ($179.99)

2010 Pichon-Baron, Pauillac ($224.99)

2011 Cantemerle, Haut-Médoc ($34.99)

2011 Clos des Papes Châteauneuf-du-Pape ($99.99)

2011 Alain Voge "Vieilles Vignes" Cornas Pre-Arrival ($69.99)

2008 Paul Jaboulet Aîné "Incognito H" Côtes du Rhône ($28.99)

2012 Mas del Périé "Les Escures" Cahors ($16.99)

2010 Jean-Louis Denois Grande Cuvée Limoux ($14.99)

2009 Bodegas Sierra Salinas "Puerto Salinas" Alicante ($14.99)

2011 Shafer "One Point Five" Stags Leap District Cabernet Sauvignon ($79.99)

2010 Dashe "Florence Vineyard" Dry Creek Valley Zinfandel ($31.99)

2010 Guardian "Gun Metal-Connor Lee Vineyard" Columbia Valley Red Wine ($42.99)

2010 Veedercrest North Coast Cabernet Sauvignon ($24.99)

2012 Hobo "Branham Vineyard" Rockpile Zinfandel ($24.99)

2011 Corvidae "Rook" Columbia Valley Red Blend ($13.99)

2011 Obsidian Ridge "Obsidian Ridge Vineyard" Red Hills Lake County Cabernet Sauvignon ($25.99)

2012 Sarapo "Donato Lot 4" Sonoma County Pinot Noir ($19.99)

2012 Kalinda "Cuvée Reserve" Willamette Valley Pinot Noir ($24.99)

2011 Torbreck "Juveniles" Grenache-Shiraz-Mourvedre Barossa Valley South Australia ($18.99)

2011 Limerick Lane Russian River Valley Zinfandel ($29.99)

2011 Limerick Lane Russian River Valley Syrah/Grenache ($31.99)

2009 Aldo Conterno "Colonnello" Barolo ($129.99)

2008 Bruna Grimaldi "Camilla" Barolo (damaged labels) ($29.99)

2009 Cantine Ascheri Barolo ($29.99)

2011 Bibi Graetz "Soffocone di Natale" Toscana ($19.99)

2011 Riecine Chianti Classico ($23.99)

2011 Jacques Bavard Saint-Romain Blanc "Sous le Château" ($32.99)

2002 Lopez de Heredia "Viña Tondonia" Reserva Rioja ($41.99)

2012 Kalinda Santa Ynez Valley Sauvignon Blanc ($12.99)

2009 Clarke (Baron Edmond de Rothschild), Listrac ($24.99)

2011 Château de la Charrière Savigny-les-Beaune Blanc "Vermots Dessus" Domaine Yves Girardin ($23.99)

2009 Capbern Gasqueton, St-Estèphe ($24.99)

BenRiach 12 year old Single Malt Whisky 750ml ($44.99)

2005 Launois "Spécial Club" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne (ships as 1.5L) ($59.99)

2007 Viader Napa Valley Bordeaux Blend ($114.99)

2012 Hanzell "Sebella" Sonoma Valley Chardonnay ($34.99)

2011 Green & Red "Chiles Canyon Vineyard" Napa Valley Zinfandel ($19.99)

2010 Amici "Reserve" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($59.99)

2010 Whitehall Lane Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($29.99)

2011 Alexander Valley Vineyards "Wetzel Family Estate" Cabernet Sauvignon ($16.99)

2011 Tablas Creek "Esprit de Tablas" Paso Robles Rhône Blend ($54.99)

2012 Patz & Hall Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ($37.99)

2011 Raventos i Blanc "de Nit" Rosé Conca del Riu Anoia ($22.99)

2011 Algueira Merenzao Ribeira Sacra ($39.99)

2012 Carlos Diaz "Estrela" Ribeira Sacra ($14.99)

1982 Bodegas Riojanas Monte Real Reserva ($119.99)

2012 Te Whare Ra (TWR) Pinot Noir Marlborough New Zealand ($26.99)

Ferreira "Duque de Braganca" 20-year-old Tawny Port ($54.99)

2010 Beychevelle, St-Julien ($99.99)

2012 Melville "Estate - Verna's" Santa Barbara County Pinot Noir ($23.99)

2011 Hendry "HRW" Napa Valley Zinfandel ($16.99)

2006 Domaine de la Vieille Julienne Châteauneuf-du-Pape ($79.99)

2011 Fort Ross "Fort Ross Vineyard" Fort Ross-Seaview Chardonnay ($34.99)

2011 Arterberry Maresh Dundee Hills Oregon Chardonnay ($24.99)

2011 Tatomer "Vandenberg" Santa Barbara County Riesling ($22.99)

2012 Truchard Carneros Chardonnay ($26.99)

2011 Joseph Swan "Hawk Hill Vineyard" Russian River Valley Chardonnay ($28.99)

2010 Wynn's "Black Label" Cabernet Sauvignon Coonawarra South Australia ($39.99)

2010 Dalwhinnie "Moonambel" Shiraz Pyrenees Victoria ($39.99)

2011 Oakridge Local Vineyard Series "Denton Vineyard" Chardonnay Yarra Valley ($22.99)

Bruno Michel "Les Roses" Brut Rosé Champagne ($49.99)

2007 Michel Arnould Vintage "Carte d'Or" Brut Champagne ($49.99)

2010 Domaine Galévan "Esprit Devin" Côtes du Rhône-Villages ($19.99)

2012 Bench Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ($19.99)

2011 Columbia Crest "H3" Horse Heaven Hills Washington Cabernet Sauvignon ($10.99)

2012 Viñedos Culturales "Ramblis Arco" Alicante ($17.99)

2010 Correggia "Val dei Preti" Nebbiolo Roero ($32.99)

2010 Robert Mondavi "To Kalon Vineyard - Monastery Block" Oakville Cabernet Sauvignon ($199.99)

2010 NXNW Columbia Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($19.99)

2011 Chehalem "INOX" Wilamette Valley Chardonnay ($15.99)

1989 Uitvlugt 23 Year Old Duncan Taylor Single Barrel Cask Strength Guyana Rum 750ml ($129.99)

2011 Vinos Ambiz Malvar Sobremadre ($24.99)

Osocalis Rare Alambic Brandy 750ml ($35.99)

2005 Pierre Moncuit Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne ($54.99)

Pierre Moncuit "Cuvée Pierre Moncuit-Delos Grand Cru" Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne ($39.99)

2004 Pierre Moncuit "Cuvée Nicole Moncuit Vieilles Vignes" Grand Cru Brut Blanc de Blancs Champagne ($74.99)

2010 Montrose, St-Estèphe ($249.99)

2010 Y Blanc (d'Yquem Bordeaux Blanc) ($179.99)

2010 Sandro Fay Valtellina Superiore Valgella Ca' Morei ($29.99)

2012 Bethel Heights "Estate" Eola-Amity Hills Pinot Blanc ($16.99)

2011 Martinelli "Moonshine Ranch" Russian River Valley Pinot Noir ($69.99)

2004 Heitz Cellar "Martha's Vineyard" Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($149.99)

2011 Francois Villard "De Poncins" Condrieu ($74.99)

2001 Malescasse, Haut-Médoc ($21.99)

2010 D'Anice Blanc, Bordeaux ($14.99)

Campo de Encanto Pisco de Peru 750ml ($35.99)

Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum 750ml ($35.99)