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Happy St. Patrick's Day!

While I may have switched to sandals, I’m not putting the patio out for awhile. I mean, Spring doesn’t even start until Sunday…


Hours of Operation

Monday – Saturday

10am to 6pm!


Calendar


March 26 - Lamb O’ Rama Dinner - one of our yearly and favorite events. 4 courses served on the last Saturday of March!

Reservations Required (SOLD OUT)


April 2 - Ahi Tuna Taco Saturday! Seared Sushi Grade Ahi Tuna, Napa Cabbage, fresh pineapple and mango salsa finished with just a hint of wasabi, mmmmmmmmmm good! Served from noon to 6pm…



Store News

After watching the weather for this week, we stocked the refrigerator with great items for the grill, including fresh steak burgers, St. James Strips, double cut pork chops, Scottish salmon and more fresh Icelandic cod… Don’t forget, we have a variety of potatoes, veggies, breads and desserts to round out your dinner too!


Wine News

Simply put, we are in that delicate balance of tasting a few new wines, waiting for new releases and working to keep the shelves stocked.



Dan’s Feature

Kumusha Cabernet Sauvignon & Cinsault $21.99 from South Africa. The name of this 75/25 blend means either your home, your roots or your origins in Zimbabwean. It is described by the sommelier and wine maker as follows: “Ripe cherries and plum flavors, with hints of pomegranate and strawberry. Complements all types of juicy red meat dishes, especially slow cooked ones. Drinks best for up to 10 years.” We were pleasantly surprised by this sustainably produced, vegan 2021 vintage and couldn’t wait to share it with you!



Dan’s Pick

*Coming tomorrow (Friday)* My pick for this week is Gateway Vino Verde from Portugal. This is a wine I would describe as a perfect porch/patio sipper and is my nod of hopefulness for the changing of the seasons. This bottle has been described as "bright with hints of citrus and pear. Lively finish thanks to razor sharp acidity. Easy to drink.” Need we say much more?! Come and get a bottle or two… And/or try the rose too!



Food News

Don’t forget to place your order for a Rosemary Tangerine Mustard Glaze Peachwood Smoked Ham from Smoking Goose for your Easter table. We have half hams at 4-5 lbs or whole hams at 8-10 lbs. Orders must be in by April 1 and hams will be in store the week of April 11. We are thrilled to carry Smoking Goose products in our store now and look forward to trying more fun things from this Indianapolis-based institution in the near future!



Food Feature of the Week

We’ve said it before and we will say it again… fresh Icelandic cod. This fish is flown in fresh to our distributor and then delivered to us. To say it is outstanding is an understatement. Cod is light, flaky and takes on the flavor of whatever you choose to season or cook it with. As we have said, we love it baked in a pool of tomato sauce and seasoned simply with salt, pepper and Italian seasoning. Squeeze a lemon over it and enjoy- simple, delicious and weeknight quick! Try it and you’ll be a believer!


Market Items

Fresh Dry Aged 12oz Prime Ribeyes - $35.99

Fresh St. James Cut Prime Strip Steaks (all 1lb plus!) - $21.99 per lb.

Fresh Wagyu Burgers 2pk- $8.99

Fresh CAB Steak Burgers 4pk - $11.99

Fresh Double Cut Chops $12.99 per chop

Frozen 8 ounce Beef Tenderloin filets $16.99

Frozen Bacon Wrapped 5oz Pork Filets $5.99 per filet

Rinaldi Italian Sausage 4 links per pound- $6.99

Oysters “Beach Plum” Maine - $24 a dozen

*Fresh Loch Duart Scottish Salmon in today! -$16.99lb

*Fresh Icelandic Cod in today! - $17.99lb

Frozen Bakkafrost Salmon Burgers Chipotle Lime 2pk - $10.99

Buddy’s Detroit Style 8 Pizzas Original Pepperoni or Cheese - $17.99

Au Gratin potatoes 4 pack $9.99

Truffle Au Gratin potatoes 2 pack $7.99

Frozen Chilean Sea Bass 6oz $16.99

Frozen Ahi Saku Block Tuna AAA Sushi Grade avg.14oz $29.99

Frozen Lobster Tails $12.99 each

Frozen U-16/20 Raw Shrimp deveined (1lb package) - $19.99lb

Frozen U-10 Scallops – $29.99lb

Frozen Fontinini Fully Cooked Meatballs 6-2oz balls for $8.99

Fresh/Frozen Bacchini Paparedelle from Italy - $9.99 (serving for 2)

Fresh/Frozen Bacchini Strozzapreti from Italy - $9.99lb

1932’s Arrabbiata Pasta Sauce- $7.99

1932’s Pomodorina with Fresh Basil Pasta Sauce- $7.99

1932’s Pomodorina with Barolo Pasta Sauce- $7.99

Mezzetta Parmigiano Reggiano Marinara Sauce- $7.99

Cacio e Pepe Crema Sauce- $7.99

Fusco Mezzi Rigatoni Dried Pasta from Italy - $6.99

Maurizio Spaghetti Chitarra Dried Pasta from Italy - $5.99

Fusco Casarecce Dried Pasta from Italy - $5.99

Drakes Jumbo Ravioli with Veal 1lb $12.99

Drakes Jumbo Butternut Squash Ravioli 1lb $12.99

Drakes “Parla” Spinach Florentine Ravioli- 16 count- $11.99

Drakes Eggplant Parmesan- $13.99

Tribeca Bakery Sourdough and Rosemary Bread $5.50


New Wines

Kumusha 2021 Cabernet Sauvignon and Cinsault South Africa $21.99

Panizzi Vernaccia Di San Gimignano 2020 Italy $19.99


New Beers

Birra Moretti 6 pack bottles $11.99

Great Lakes Lemon Hefeweizen 6 pack cans $10.99


Kegs - 1/6 Barrel

North Coast Scrimshaw $119.99

Half Acre Tome Hazy IPA $134.99

Maine Lunch Pale Ale $179.99

Final Thoughts

Enjoy this gorgeous weather, stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon for all of your wine, beer and fresh meat/fish/seafood needs!


Cheers from all of us here at The Wine Merchant!

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