Author Archives: TheWineEpicure

BLUE ROCK VIRTUAL TASTING WITH OWNER KENNY KAHN ON TUESDAY, MAY 19TH AT 7PM

Hello all, Please join us for this FREE FUN event with the Owner and Vintner Kenny Kahn of Blue Rock Vineyards.  He would love if you tasted the wines with him, so please feel free to purchase them at any … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF MAY 2020

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I hope everyone is dealing with our new temporary lifestyle with a decent outlook. I’ve taken the opportunity to bond closer with my son (if that’s possible!) and get back into an exercise routine.  That said, … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF APRIL 2020

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, Wow. What a March! I believe that we are now in a new month…April? I hope everyone is staying healthy and safe. I have been working from home and still Covid-19 free as far as I … Continue reading

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The 12 under $12 for April 2020

McGuigan Red Blend Australia Cash Price $9.99 This delightful red is filled to the brim with flavors of plum, blackberry and cherry while showing hints of spice on the finish. Pair with Momma’s everyday cooking. Cycles Gladiator Cabernet Sauvignon California … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘THE THIRTEEN’ PICKS OF MARCH 2020

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, March is roaring in and just like that a third of the year is gone, but great goodness almighty! What a year it has already been!  I plan to travel to Bordeaux to taste the 2019’s … Continue reading

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K VINTNER’S EVENT IS ON 3-11-20

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I just realized I neglected to put date of the event…..it’s this Wednesday! Please RSVP to RSVP_Woodlands@specsonline.com WHAT: K Vintners Free Customer Appreciation Event Where: Spec’s Oak Ridge North When: MARCH 11TH FROM 6:30-8:00PM Wines to … Continue reading

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FREE K VINTNERS ‘DRINK WASHINGTON STATE’ CUSTOMER APPRECIATON EVENT

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I apologize for the late notice, but I’ve been able to put together a great tasting of Washington State wines from Washington ICON K Vintners.  At this event,  you will be able to taste through some … Continue reading

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The Twelve Under $12 for February 2020

Ca’Momi Sparkling Rose Napa Valley $11.99/$10.79 Case Price Deliciously soft on the palate, flavors of ripe strawberries and sweet red cherries burst into millions of bubbles.  A creamy core offers hints of cherry cobbler crust and citrus in a seamless … Continue reading

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James Barlow’s ‘The Thirteen’ Picks of February 2020

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am back in the saddle with this blog after taking January off. I was recently in California on a Saké trip, being that I am also the new Saké buyer for Spec’s. When I was … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S TOP PICKS OF 2019

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased to announce my TOP PICKS OF 2019! I have had the pleasure of traveling to Spain and Napa Valley this year.  I am settling into my new role with Spec’s as the Fine … Continue reading

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