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Free Exclusive Italian Class with Enrico Dellapiani of Cascina Rizzi at Spec’s Oak Ridge

Please join me for a Free Italian wine tasting with Piemontese winemaker Enrico Dellapiani of Cascina Rizzi.  These wines are seriously delicious, so don’t miss this opportunity to fall in love with this amazing Italian producer! RSVP to RSVP_Woodlands@specsonline.com What: Rizzi Taste & Buy … Continue reading

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THE TWELVE UNDER $12 FOR FEBRUARY 2019

Dibon Sparkling Rose N/V Cash Price $10.99 This Garnacha sparkling Rose has beautiful pink color with flavors of raspberry and cherries that are enveloped by fresh, popping bubbles. Pair with your Valentine! Conde de Velazquez ‘Don Raphael’ Moscato Rose Cash Price $8.99 This … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF FEBRUARY 2018

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, February is upon us and it already feels like Summer is right around the corner.  As always, I took January off from writing this blog so I hope you didn’t miss my selection too badly.  I have … Continue reading

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A Napa Experience Hosted by James Barlow

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to offer my first class of the year.  I have been focusing mostly on French wines (Burgundy) in the past several classes.  For this class, I’d like to walk you through one of … Continue reading

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The ‘Twelve under $12’ for January 2019

  TWELVE UNDER $12 FOR JANUARY 2019 Hayes Ranch Cabernet Sauvignon Cash Price $11.99 A perfect cool weather Cabernet with red cherry and cassis that envelope the palate with smooth tannins and cream vanilla. Pair with a dark chocolate, a … Continue reading

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2016 (Mostly) Cru Classé Bordeaux Tasting

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, Please join me for this Spectacular event to taste the Highly Acclaimed 2016 Vintage. 4:30 – 8:30pm   Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at The Crystal Ballroom at the Rice SPEC’s will host over 30 Bordeaux chateau owners, … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘NO BRAINER’ BUBBLES FOR NEW YEAR’S EVE!

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, We have a whole weekend of festivies before New Year’s Eve this year!  It’s time to get your bubbles on!  I have 3 exceptional choices for you to POP this NYE.  Please be safe, but always … Continue reading

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