Featured Wines

Wines (and an ale) for Sweeties

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When it comes to this season of wines and chocolates, Wine & Words has got you covered.
 
Sant'Evasio Brachetto D'Acqui (Monferrato, Italy) Regular Price $18.60, Feature Price $14.88
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Sparklers for the New Year

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Nothing says "Happy New Year" like the sound of popping corks and snappy bubbles. Whether those sounds are the symphony of a crowd or the quiet sigh of a well eased cork for two, sparkling wines lend festivity and class to the occasion. And being festive and classy types here at Wine & Words, we're helping out by offering 15% off our wide selection of celebrative sparklers. Both stores will be open New Years Eve Day and we'll have some bottles chilled and ready.
 
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Little James' Basket Press Grenache

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Chateau de Saint Cosme Little James’ Basket Press (Gigondas, France) Regular Price $15.50, Feature Price $12.40
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Italian Sweeties for the Holidays

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The holiday season is a great time for something sweet and festive. Of course, I'm not talking about fruit cake. I'm talking about wine - beautiful, lightly sweet, sparkling wine from Italy's Piemonte region.
 
Bosio Moscato D'Asti (Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy) Regular Price $12.15, Feature Price $9.72
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Wines for Thanksgiving...and Beyond

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 Thanksgiving is one of those occasions that cries out for a special wine. It’s all about celebrating harvest and bounty and cuisine and family and friends. And those are the things wine was made for!
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Vineyards on the Scuppernong

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 We get a lot of people in the stores who ask for “local wine.” I explain that the only really local wine, meaning made from grapes grown here in Eastern North Carolina, is from the native Muscadine grape and that it’s very sweet and has a taste unlike any kind of wine you’ve ever had…unless you grew up down here, in which case it reminds you of the fat grapes your granddaddy grew on a trellis in the back yard. Then I try to move them on to “real” wine that is made in North Carolina’s Yadkin Valley.
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New from Australia, Oregon, California and France

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Ironberry Chardonnay Viognier (Western Australia) Everyday Low Price $9.95
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