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Pssssttttt, don’t forget it’s Father’s Day Weekend!

We have a few gift suggestions for you be it beverage or something great for the grill.…





Hours of Operation

Monday – Saturday

10am to 6pm!


Calendar


June 25 - HUHN in JUNE - Reservation are now being taken for this annual event! We’ll be serving our best Huhn plate and sipping on some great wines for this annual cook. Call in your reservation for this 5-7pm event that’s coming sooner than you think! (Sold Out)


July 4 - We’ll be closed for the Holiday🇺🇸


July 9 - Saturday special BBLT and Gazpacho, Chelsea makes an unctuous Gazpacho. I didn’t ask Chelsea if this was OK but I already bought 30 pounds of slab bacon and 12 pounds of Canadian Bacon 😬. A little lettuce, 15 pounds of Tennessee tomatoes a couple jars of Duke’s Mayonnaise, Oh yeah…I’m looking forward to it. You don’t need reservations for this because we’ll be serving them all day long.


July 14 - It’s Bastille Day, Pissaladière all day long!




Store News (always something new)

We brought in a new fish this week Montauk Tilefish. What’s that?? It’s a fish sourced from the cold waters off Montauk, Long Island using sustainable fishing practices. Golden-spotted tilefish are as gorgeous as they are delicious. Meaty and lean with a lobster-like sweetness, tilefish has a mild flavor easy to shape with marinades and seasonings. It's beautiful broiled or baked in olive oil and something I know will be delicious, had this for dinner last night.😋


Wine News🍷

Not a great deal of wine news this week… supply chain issues are still an issue and we’re beginning to see some sharp increases in pricing. On those items we are either biting the bullet or switching it out to a different wine. The wine business is like any others these days, trying to manage price increases, delays in shipment and always looking for someone who wants to learn the business. Some days it can be a struggle, other days…I just start drinking earlier🤷‍♂️.


Dan’s Feature

Conn Creek Anthology 2018 Cabernet is my feature this week. This 100% Cabernet is “dark garnet in color, with layered aromas of violets, cocoa powder, boysenberries, tobacco and a touch of gravel. Medium weight in body, black cherries intertwine with sweet tobacco and cocoa into a broad, silky mouthfeel and finish”. If you like Cabernet (I mean 100% Cabernet) and one that has spent 19 months in new French Oak, then this wine is for you. Remember most Cabernets aren’t 100%, they’re blended and are only required to contain 75% Cabernet. So if Cabernet is where you tend to go, this may just be the bottle for you. Rated 90+ and at $69.99 this is the wine for Dad for Father’s Day. This bottle and a fresh cut steak may be just where Dad wants to be on Sunday.


Dan’s Pick

My pick for this week is a new white blend from Oregon, Ovum 2021 Big Salt. No, don’t worry it’s not a new trend to add salt… Big Salt is a blend of Riesling, Gewurtztraminer, Sauvignon Blanc and Muscat making this a wine that’s way, way too easy to drink and at $19.99 affordable. This co-fermented blend gives way to penetrating aromas of pear blossoms, ginger and kumquat which lead into a lively palate with citrus skin flavor, a dash of sea salt and drying minerality. It's a well-balanced, unique white wine with splendid food pairing options.” Sure I agree with all of that but I go back to my original description “it’s just way too easy to drink”. Sure it’s Fathers Day but ya know, get Dad a big steak, turn him loose on the grill and you stay inside and prepare the sides, especially the side of a big empty glass for you!


Food News😋

I read an interesting article this past weekend it centered around food origin or simply put, knowing where your food is from. That got me thinking, and I began to recognize that’s exactly what we have tried to do down here. There’s really not a product in inventory that we haven’t searched out. Do we know where our salmon comes from? You bet! We’ve researched them all: Bay of Fundy, Scottish Loch Duart, Icelandic and Copper River. Beef and Pork products as well…We don’t want to procure these products from any one but the best and we want all of our goods to come from environmentally friendly and sustainable environments. Does it cost a little more? Sure, but it’s worth it! We like bringing in products that are the best available and at a price that’s still affordable. We get the best. We seek items out, diligently research where each and every item is coming from before we share them with you. These are the same items that we’re taking home to our families as well. Just another reason why were bringing in the best…


Food Feature 🥩

Father’s Day food features for this week: Prime Cowboy cut Ribeyes- these cuts are fantastic, just tell us how thick you want it and that’s what we’ll cut. Prime St James 1.75” Strip Steaks, Prime Mortons Steakhouse Base Ball cut 10 oz Sirloins and, of course, some big beautiful Double Cut Berkshire Pork Chops. I’m pretty sure we have everything here for you to have a great Father’s Day weekend. Stop in and we’ll help you take care of the rest.


Market Items

*****15 lbs of Super Fresh Copper River Salmon Just In!!!*****

*Fresh Dry Aged Prime Ribeyes - $35.99 per steak

*Fresh Dry Aged Prime Strip Steaks - $39.99 per steak

*Fresh hand Cut Cowboy Prime Ribeyes- $22.99lb

*Fresh 1.75 inch St. James Prime Strip Steaks - $22.99

*Fresh Mortons Steak House 10oz Baseball cut Prime Sirloins - $13.99

*Fresh Wagyu Burgers 4pk- $17.99

*Fresh Double Cut Pork Chops- $12.99 per chop

Frozen Pre-cooked frozen BBQ Ribs - approx. 3lb racks $29.99

Frozen CAB Steak Burgers 4pk - $11.99

Frozen 8 ounce Beef Tenderloin filets- $16.99

Frozen 8 ounce Pork Ribeyes- $8.99

Frozen Bacon Wrapped 5oz Pork Filets- $5.99 per filet

Rinaldi Italian Sausage 4 links per pound - $6.99

American Wagyu Hot Dogs 5 per pound - $11.99

Beef Brisket Sausages 5 per pound - $15.99

*Fresh Model T Oysters Duxbury Mass. - $24 a dozen

*Fresh Arnarlax Icelandic Salmon - $16.99lb

*Fresh Montauk Tilefish - $21.99lb

*Fresh Copper River Salmon - $25.99lb

Frozen Bakkafrost Salmon Burgers Chipotle Lime 2pk - $10.99

Frozen Bakkafrost Salmon Burgers Spinach and Feta 2pk - $10.99

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

Au Gratin potatoes 4 pack- $9.99

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 - $9.99lb (serving for 2)

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

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

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

Tribeca Bakery Asiago, Sourdough and Rosemary Bread - $5.50


New Wines 🍷

Ovum 2021 Big Salt White Blend Oregon $19.99

Legado del Moncayo 2020 Campo de Borja Garnacha Spain $11.99

Domaine de Bel-Air 2020 Beaujolais-Villages France $14.99

Fish Bone 2021 Sauvignon Blanc Semillon Blend Australia $19.99

Fish Bone 2018 Shiraz Cabernet Blend Australia $19.99


New Beers 🍺

Coronado Palm Sway IPA 6 pack 16oz cans $13.99

Hi Wire Double Hi-Pitch DBL IPA 4 pack 16oz cans $10.99

Ithaca Orange Peach Wit 4 pack 16oz cans $8.99

Masthead Witness Me DBL IPA 4 pack 16oz cans $15.99

North High Lager 6 pack cans $11.99

Outerbelt Kings To You Hefe 6 pack cans $12.99

Flying Dog Snake Dog IPA 6 Pack Bottles $12.99

Oberon 5 ltr. Draft Cans are now in stock $27.99

Hoppin Frog Frogerita Margarita Shandy 4pk cans $14.99

3Floyds Legendary Shader Weisse 6pk bottles $12.99


Kegs - 1/6 Barrel

North Coast Scrimshaw $129.99

3 Floyds Cat Date DBL IPA $179.99

Masthead IPA $109.99


Final Thoughts

Whether you’re a Dad or not, Sunday is a day to celebrate Dads… C’mon, we all had one and spending a day with or remembering one is what this weekend is all about. Fortunately, I have both, a son who is now himself a Dad, and a Father that I have remarkable memories of. Do I need a day to remind me of both, no…but as long as it’s on the calendar I know what I’ll be thinking about. Happy Father’s Day to all!

Cheers from all of us here at The Wine Merchant!


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