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Don’t forget Mothers Day!

We’ve got some specials picked out for you for this years Mothers Day, be it food or drink we’re pretty certain we can make any mother happy…

Store Calendar

May 22 - Saturday 1pm – 3pm Rosé all day at the end of May only 20 spots!

Our hours,

Monday – Saturday

10am to 6pm!

Wine News

My feature a few weeks back, Clos Pegase Pinot Noir has been a hit! So as usual in a case like this I tried to purchase all that was left in the state. Unfortunately what I most likely did was raise a flag to an item that was never meant to be sold at that price… I’ve done this before on meat, fish and obviously wine that’s just something I look for constantly, I was however able to bring in one more of these cases at the old price of $21.99. So if you weren’t able to snag a few before you still have a chance and if you did try this great deal now is the time to buy it up!

Dan’s Wine Feature

Round Ponds “Kith & Kin” 2018 Cabernet fell off my radar and I was excited when their regional rep showed up a few weeks ago and reminded us what we had been missing. So I’m happy to bring this under $50 Cabernet as my feature this week. Priced at $39.99 and always at 90+ in ratings makes this a great option for those steaks or burgers you’re grilling up this weekend. Tasting notes describe this wines as, “beautifully complex and soft aromatics of violets, cola, ripe fig and plum linger on the nose. The generous entry opens with bright, ripe blackberry and boysenberry, softening through the mid-palate with black cherry, cocoa, and allspice. Notes of licorice and tarragon on the finish lead to fine-grained tannins that effortlessly round this young, yet so approachable Cabernet”. Sounds like something to me that Mom would love to have this Mother's Day!

Dan’s Pick

A to Z 2020 Rose’ from Oregon is my pick for this Mother's Day Weekend! While I bought all that was available that wasn’t a whole lot, but when you see this $14.99 bottle it’s obvious that it’s cheaper than flowers but probably won’t last as long… Tasting notes as follows, “A delicate, beautiful pale blush color, the 2020 A to Z Wineworks Oregon Rosé greets with strawberry and watermelon aromas overlaid with light floral accents of rose hip tea, orange blossoms and white flowers followed by notes of honeydew, cantaloupe, nectarine, pear, persimmon, quince, applesauce, and zesty citrus”. I’m sure these will go fast so stop in early and snag one as soon as you can.

Food News

After crying Wolf in last week’s newsletter I was able to line up some more great deals on Beef, first are the fresh tenderloins we got in this week, while priced at a bargain rate of $11.99lb at an average of 6lbs makes a whole Angus Tenderloin out the door for less than $75.00! If you’re looking for Ribeyes I was able to bring back in Fresh the 24/28oz Tomahawks that I wrote about last week. Beef, Pork or Fish we can pretty much set you up with everything you need for Mothers Day dinner. Stop in and we’ll take care of the rest.

Food Feature of the Week

Pork Sirloin, boned, trimmed, brined, seasoned and tied all ready for the grill or the oven. We tied four up last week to try for ourselves, ended up selling 3 and eating one… These Sirloin Roasts weigh between 1.5 and 2.5lbs. and with us doing all the prep work we can still get you out the door for $7.99lb for one of these great cuts of pork. I’m not saying that these should be for your Mother's Day dinner because we’ve got other items that will “wow” mom on this upcoming Sunday.

Market Items…

Fresh Black Angus Prime Strip Steaks - $19.99lb

Fresh Certified Angus Beef hand cut Choice Ribeyes - $18.99lb

Fresh Whole Angus Beef Tenderloins $11.99lb (Great Deal!!!)

Fresh Wagyu Burgers 2pk - $7.99

Hanger Steaks - $12.99lb

Teres Major - $12.99lb

Fresh Angus 24/28oz Tomahawk Ribeyes $34.99 avg.

Rinaldi Italian Sausage (our favorite) 4 links per pound - $6.99

Frozen 4oz Beef Tenderloin Medallions - $24.99 2.5lb bag

Frozen Butchers Preferred Center Cut 8oz Filets - $13.99

Fresh Heritage Kurobuta Berkshire Pork Chops - $12.99 per Chop

Acadian Pearl Oysters $18.00 for a bakers dozen

Fresh Cod - $12.99lb

Fresh Chilean Sea Bass - $25.99lb

Fresh Salmon Bay of Fundy Nova Scotia Fillets -$16.99lb

Frozen 1pound bags Lobster Claws - $15.99

Frozen 16/20 count Raw Shrimp peeled deveined 1lb - $15.99

Barramundi Asian Sea Bass Frozen 7-9oz fillet - $8.99 each

Saku Block Ahi Tuna AAA Sushi grade - $14.99 per block

U-10 Scallops frozen – $18.99lb

Tribeca Bakery Sourdough $4.99

New Wines/Cocktails

A to Z Rosé, 2020 Oregon $14.99

Vin de Provence AIX Rosé, 2020 France $19.99

Bonny Doon Vin Gris De Cigare Rosé, 2020 California $15.99

Chemistry Rosé Bubbles, Oregon $19.99

Kith and Kin Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 California $39.99

New Beers

Duck Rabbit Amber 4pk Bottles $9.99

Wiedemann’s Summer Time Lime 4pk Cans $9.99

Coronado Neverbetter 4pk Cans $13.99

3 Floyds Pear Bear 4pk Bottles $17.99

Jackie Os Heat Seeker 4pk Cans $11.99

Bearded Iris Double Scatter Brained 4pk Cans $14.99

Old Nation Strawberry M-43 4pk Cans $14.99

Old Nation Green Stone 4pk Cans $14.99

Goose Island Lost Palate Hazy IPA 6pk Cans $9.99

Brew Kettle + DuClaw T5 Express Peanut Butter/Chocolate Imperial Stout 6pk Cans $13.99

Kegs - 1/6 Barrel

North Coast Scrimshaw $109.99

Revolution Hazy Hero IPA $124.99

Final Thought

We were excited to have the bar open last Saturday, it was good to see people enjoying themselves on that side of the store. Is it different, yes, do we think you can still enjoy yourself down here, you bet. While closing at 6pm makes it an earlier experience than you’ve been used to, trust me we still have the best wines and beers by the bottle or glass anywhere in town and as a side note the best charcuterie and cheese this side of Italy. Stop in have a drink and enjoy the new Wine Merchant and by the way Happy Mother's Day to all!

Cheers from all of us here at The Wine Merchant

Please bring a mask when you come visit us at the store.

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