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BURGUNDY ‘IN FOCUS’ MASTER CLASS: FOCUS ON THE COTE CHALONNAISE

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, Please join me, James C. Barlow, Bourgogne Wine Ambassador and Certified Wine Educator, for the 2nd installation of my Burgundy ‘In Focus’ Master Classes.  This class will focus on the Cote Chalonnaise.  Often overlooked, this quaint … Continue reading

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FREE CUSTOMER APPRECIATION ‘COOKING WITH PUERTO RICAN RUMS’ THIS FRIDAY!

Ladies and Gentlemen, Sorry for the late notice, but I’d love for you to attend the delightful event coming up this Friday from 6-8pm at Spec’s Oak Ridge North. Please RSVP to rsvp_woodlands@specsonline.com Friday, November 9th from 6-8PM at Store … Continue reading

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A WEEK IN BURGUNDY…. PART 1

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I recently visited Burgundy for the 2nd time in six months.  It’s a tough job, but somebody’s got to do it!  The 1st visit (my first time in Burgundy) came at the behest of the President … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S ‘TWELVE UNDER $12’ FOR NOVEMBER 2018

THE TWELVE UNDER TWELVE FOR NOVEMBER 2018        Spinsanti Reserva Malbec 2014 Cash Price $9.99 Malbec is perfect for cooler weather. Flavors of plum and blackberry seep into the palate with medium intensity. The finish is smooth with easy hints of … Continue reading

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JAMES BARLOW’S THANKSGIVING DAY PICKS FOR 2018

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, We are fast approaching my FAVORITE holiday of the year, where I can unabashedly keep my belt in the closet and glutton to my heart’s delight.  I have picked an excellent medley of wines for you … Continue reading

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RIEDEL SPIRITS GLASS TASTING EVENTS ON 11-13/11-14 IN THE WOODLANDS AND HOUSTON

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I have a unique experience available for you all in two weeks.  This tasting will be a first of its kind in Houston as we have never hosted a ‘light bulb’ SPIRITS tasting with Riedel glassware.  … Continue reading

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CUSTOMER APPRECIATION TASTING WITH RIGLOS WINERY TOMORROW!

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen, I am quite excited to offer one of my favorite Argentinian producers tomorrow at Spec’s Oak Ridge North!  Sorry for the short notice, but I have been out of the country for a week.  Riglos is … Continue reading

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