Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa Celebrate !

 
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WE'VE BEEN BUSY getting ready here for ( in alpgabetical order ) :
 
CHRISTMAS
 
HANUKKAH
 
KWANZAA
 
May all your holidays be grand, festive, joyful, cheerful, and more!
 
WE APPRECIATE ALL that you have done for us over the years, you all are the very very very best, and we appreciate your patronage and work to keep it.
 
 
THIS EMAIL will be more relaxed than usual, as it is our holiday time together and we need to make it fun and special, warm, cozy, less-stressful, and totally en(JOY)able!

I HAVE WALKED the length of the store as is my custom and pulled many fine selections to recommend to you aall. Check them out, come see us, see what you think, hold them in your hands, turn them around, examine them personally and decide. Up close-and-personal, you and whatever you are interested in, that is the way!

 
 
IAN just came in a few minutes ago and asked me : " Do you have any local ONE EIGHT brewery products? " I said immediately : " Brewery?!? You mean distillery! ", and I continued : " And ' yes ' we have the ONE EIGHT Distillery products here! " smiling as I said all this.  What fun.
 
 
AND I want to make a ' Shout Out ! " to  Queen Latifah, Shakim Compere and the rest of the Flavor Unit Family as their names came up earlier as Robert took an order and I helped a lady with her fine holiday bourbon needs! Love it, small world, we all need one another, we all help one another!
 
 
TO ALL OF YOU WE SAY :  Danke, Grazie, Kop Kun Klop ( Thai ), Dank U ( Dutch ), Smukria ( Aap Sab Ka , India ), Gracias, Merci, thanks, thank you, ... abd THANKS in all the other languages of the world : THANK YOU all very much!
 
 
SO : What's  ' New & Exciting ?!? ' :
 
 
     BEER - in the world of Santos :
 
    1) Samichlaus ' Classic ' - The world's most extraordinary beverage ' they claim : Malt liquor , bottled in 2015, from SCHLOSS EGGENBERG Brewery, brewed once a year in December 5th, ... something really special here to warm your heart and soul, ... On Special for $22.99, a four-pack of 12-ounce bottles, ... perfect now.
 
     2)Tangerine Quad Belgian style quadruple ale with Tangerine Peel added, aged in Bourbon barrels, from AVERY Brewing Co. , On Special for $14.99 for a 10.1 alcohol by volume, 1 Pt. 6 flouid ouce bottle - refreshing, nice, a palate cleanser!
 
HUMAN INTEREST UPDATE :
 
     I just spoke to Kate and thought it was Sandy her mother as they both sound similar on the phone, ... and at the end of our conversation after expressing again our condolences at the loss of Bill her father and Sandy's husband I said : " And is Kate back yet? " And Kate responds immediately : " But I am kate! " Opps. Gulp. " I am soooo sorry Kate, I thought I was speaking to Sandy. " Oh well, she told me that everyone mistakes the two of them on the phone. Welcome home Kate and Sandy!
 
     3)  Delirium Noel from the Belgian Family Brewers, a cute 4-pack of holiday bottles for Christmas, On Special for $21.99 a bottle, what a treat11.2Fl Oz bottles, Belgian ale from Huyghe, ...10% alcohol by volume...
 
 
IN SPIRITS From Jagir we have :
 
 
 
     1) Borough Bourbon Kentucky Straight Bourbon whiskey finished in French oak barrels, from REPUBLIC RESTORATIVES , District Of Columbia, On Special for $49.99 a bottle, so flavorful and alive with fire, warmth and charm, love it! Medium weight...
 
     2) KINSEY Whiskey Aged 7 Years, A Pennsylvania Classic resurrected after years of neglect and freshened and brightened, so lively and smooth, silky-bright, satiny - loved it. Carolyn Moffa our local rep poured it here this past Saturday, a lovely treat from Pennsylvania, On Special for $35.99, really recommended.
 
     3) Pisco ' La Diablada ' , Amelia's Centennial Blend, $38.99, silky, bright, satiny, sooooo delightfully refreshing and smooth, I like it a whole lot. Melanie Asher that makes this with her sister Elizabeth was just here last week in the store saying : " Feliz Navidad. " Feliz Navidad Melanie!
 
     4) " Los Parra;es ' Anniversarion SINGANI, On Special for $25.99, regularl price is $35.99, I love this, again so svelte and silky and toned, tanned, sublime, highly recommended, too like the Pisco from Melanie. GREAT SALE here, buy some now while the prices are so ridiculously low!
 
 
     WINE From Chris & Tony : 3 Splurges :
 
     1) Brut 2002 dry rose French Champagne from the GREAT 2002 vintage and the GREAT PRODUCER JOSEPH PERRIER, this great gift is On Special now for $142.99, less than a case available, come get some now while you still can!
 
     2) Champagne PIERRE MONCUIT 2005 Brut Millesime, Grand Cru, Blanc de Blancs, RM : means recolant-manipulant, the highest guage of quality, wow, stunning, from Le Mesnil sur Oger, Champagne, France, $92.99 a bottle.
 
   3) Grand Cuvee Des Lys, Champagne CANARD-DUCHENE, ' Charles VII ' Blanc de Blancs Brut, $72.99 : blew me away, wow, each sip was and is magical! Love it,
 
 
     AND : A Fourth :
 
 
     1) Champagne PHILIPPE GONET Brut rose, from Le Mesnil Sur Oger, $89.99, just tasted here by Chantal Gonet the owner, signed. too as gifts for the holidays : lyrical, a vurtuosity of amazing flavors that spread the range of highs and lows and entertain and please so thoroughly!
 
 
     TASTING TOMORROW :
 
     COME TASTE with : 1) Sotiris Bafitis his indigenous dry white Greek Magagouzia from ANTONOUPOLOS, $19..99, maybe his prosecco as well?!
 
     ALSO : Come taste with Aleks our Balkans Project owner, he will pour three :
 
     1) Rhatsiteli 2015 dry white from Macedonia, from STOBI, Thives, wonderful, love it, $19.99 a bottle, great with this cold weather now.
 
     2) KALMETT Albanian dry red, too, wonderful, love it, earthy, pithy, perky, punchy, packed with flavors that evolve best when paired with flavorful hearty meals!, $19.99 ...
 
     3) TRAPA Teran dry red from Croatia, $36.49, when you are seated and want to be uplifted and flown to touch both stars and moon literally or only with your eyes if you prefer?!? Wonderful.
 
     CHEERS, JOIN us, have to post this store email now, out of time, the Calendar of Events is in last week's store email, check it or our WEB PAGE or our FACEBOOK page, thanks again, happy holidays ALL, TONY        12/20/2016