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2016 February Cellar Specials

Service, selection and competitive pricing have been our legacy over 80 years.

Francos specializes in fine wine and single malt scotch, with selections from throughout the world. We have excellent wines from France – with a large selection from the Burgundy and Bordeaux regions – and from Italy, Australia, Spain, and the US including many outstanding California wines.

While we have wine from the larger known vineyards such as Cakebread, Caymus, Silver Oak, Far Niente, Jadot, and Latour, we also have a wide selection of boutique wines from throughout the world. Our champagne selection includes Dom Perignon, Cristal, and Grand Dame from Veuve Clicquot.

We also take pride in our wide selection of single malt scotch.

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Litchfield Distillery Bourbon Tasting — Locally Distilled from Local Grain

 Litchfield Distillery "Batchers" Bourbon

Please join us this Saturday, February 6th, from 1:00 - 5:00PM, as we sample two fabulous bourbons from Litchfield Distillery: the Litchfield Distillery "Batchers" Bourbon ($41.99) and the Litchfield Distillery Batchers Double Barreled Bourbon ($68.99). We'll also be pouring the full-bodied Spanish red wine, 2013 Atteca Old Vines ($15.99), originally scheduled the weekend of the blizzard ... (read more). Pictured, the Litchfield Distillery "Batchers" Bourbon ($41.99).

A Wine Tasting Trio - From Burgundy to Rhone to Veneto

2014 Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau Saint-Veran

Please join us this Saturday, January 30th from 1:00-5:00PM, as we taste three terrific wines with Mr. Matthew Barcewicz, Connecticut Brand Manager for Skurnik Wines & Spirits: the 2014 Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau Saint-Veran ($28.99), the 2012 Domaine du Cayron Gigondas ($31.99) and the 2013 Mazzi Valpolicella Classico Superiore ($17.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Domaine Frantz Chagnoleau Saint-Veran ($28.99).

Garnacha - A Grape for Winter

2013 Atteca Old Vines

The 2013 Atteca Old Vines ($15.99) boasts intense aromas of red ripe fruit which come to life on the palate with flavors of cacao, vanilla and licorice. Come taste this robust red wine from Spain this Saturday, January 23rd from 1:00-5:00PM ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Atteca Old Vines ($15.99).

Two Finds from the Loire Valley

2014 Domaine Mardon Quincy

Come taste two finds from the Loire Valley: the 2014 Domaine Mardon Quincy ($18.99) and the 2013 Domaine de l'Enchantoir Saumur Puy Notre Dame Le pied a l’étrier ($16.99) this Saturday, January 16th from 1:00-5:00PM ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Domaine Mardon Quincy ($18.99).

Warm up January with the 2014 Equinoxe Crozes-Hermitage

2014 Equinoxe Crozes-Hermitage

Please join us Saturday afternoon, January 9th, from 1:00-5:00PM as we taste the 2014 Equinoxe Crozes-Hermitage ($19.99). ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Equinoxe Crozes-Hermitage ($19.99).

Ring in 2016 with the Highest Rated Champagnes of the Season

 Krug Grande Cuvee

We are stocked up with some great Champagnes, Proseccos and other sparkling wines for your New Year's celegration; here are some of them: the Krug Grande Cuvée ($159.99), the Billecart Salmon Brut Réserve ($42.99), the Taittinger Brut La Francaise ($39.99) and the Chandon Blanc de Noirs ($17.99), and there are more in this week's newsletter. ... (read more). Pictured, the Krug Grande Cuvée ($159.99).

This Year's Most Popular Gifts — On Sale at Francos

2012 Cade Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

Here are four great wines for your last minute gifts: the 2012 Cade Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($89.99), the 2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($69.99), the 2012 Radio Coteau La Neblina Pinot Noir ($51.99) and the 2011 Orma ($79.99). ... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Cade Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($89.99).

Krug, Caymus & Daou - A Wine Tasting 82 Years in the Making

 Krug Grande Cuvee

Please join us Saturday afternoon, December 19th from 1:00-5:00PM as we celebrate 82 years in business by tasting three fantastic wines: the Krug Grande Cuvée ($159.99), the 2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($69.99) and the 2014 DAOU Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon ($29.99). ... (read more). Pictured, the Krug Grande Cuvée ($159.99).

Orma — A Rising Star among Super Tuscans

2011 Orma

Please join us Saturday afternoon, December 13th, from 1:00-5:00PM as we take this quick tour of Italy with Mr. Carl Vitale, Connecticut Wine Manager for The Winebow Group, and taste two fantastic wines: the 2011 Orma ($79.99) and the 2010 Zenato Amarone della Valpolicella ($54.99). ... (read more). Pictured, the 2011 Orma ($79.99).

From Cade to Taittinger — Come Taste the Highest Rated Wines of the Season

 Taittinger Brut La Francaise

Please join us both Friday Night, December 4th from 6:00-8:00PM and Saturday Afternoon, December 5th from 1:00-5:00 as we celebrate the season by tasting these fine wines, during the New Canaan Chamber Holiday Stroll: the Taittinger Brut La Francaise ($39.99), the 2012 Cade Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($89.99), the 2012 Radio Coteau La Neblina Pinot Noir ($51.99) and the 2013 Trefethen Chardonnay ($27.99). ... (read more). Pictured, the Taittinger Brut La Francaise ($39.99).

Thanksgiving Round-up!

 Billecart Salmon Brut Rose

Thanksgiving is here, and we have many wines that would work perfectly with your holiday meal, including the 2011 Adelsheim Elizabeth's Reserve Pinot Noir ($49.99), the 2014 Jadot Pouilly Fuissé ($23.99), the Billecart Salmon Brut Rosé ($74.99), the 2012 Cade Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($89.99) and the 2013 Mer Soleil Santa Lucia Highland Reserve Chardonnay ($28.99). Remember, we are closed Thursday for the holiday, but open our regular hours the other days. ... (read more). Pictured, the Billecart Salmon Brut Rosé ($74.99).

2012 Cade Cabernet & 2013 Mer Soleil Chardonnay Tasting

2013 Mer Soleil Santa Lucia Highland Reserve Chardonnay

Please join us Saturday afternoon, November 21st, from 1:00-5:00PM to welcome Mr. Alex Meier-Tompkins, Fine Wine Manager for Slocum & Sons, and join him for a tasting of two incredible wines: the 2012 Cade Estate Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($89.99) and the 2013 Mer Soleil Santa Lucia Highland Reserve Chardonnay ($28.99). ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Mer Soleil Santa Lucia Highland Reserve Chardonnay ($28.99).

Billecart-Salmon Champagne Tasting

 Billecart Salmon Brut Reserve

Please join us Saturday afternoon, November 14th, from 1:00-5:00PM to welcome Mr. Clement Calleja, Northeast Brand Ambassador for Champagne Billecart-Salmon, as he pours three wines from the Champagne Billecart-Salmon portfolio: the Billecart Salmon Brut Réserve ($42.99), the Billecart Salmon Brut Rosé ($74.99) and the 1999 Nicolas Francois Billecart Salmon 1999 Vintage Brut ($99.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the Billecart Salmon Brut Réserve ($42.99).

2008 Fumanelli Amarone Tasting

2008 Fumanelli  Amarone della Valpolicella

Please join us Saturday afternoon, November 7th, from 1:00-5:00PM to visit with Mr. Jordan Ross, Connecticut State Manager for Pasternak Wine Imports, as he pours the 2008 Fumanelli Amarone della Valpolicella ($69.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2008 Fumanelli Amarone della Valpolicella ($69.99).

The Stars of California Pinot Noir — Goldeneye & Vrai Cote

2011 Vrai Cote Pinot Noir

Please join us Saturday afternoon, October 31st, from 1:00-5:00PM and help us welcome Mr. Carl Vitale, Connecticut Divisional Wine Manager, as he pours two excellent wines from The Winebow Group portfolio: the 2011 Vrai Cote Pinot Noir ($24.99) and the 2012 Golden eye Pinot Noir ($44.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2011 Vrai Cote Pinot Noir ($24.99).

Our Saturday Wine Tastings Guest Series continues ...

2014 Bel Air Les Granits Bleus Beaujolais-Villages

Please join us Saturday afternoon from 1:00-5:00PM and help us welcome Mr. Matthew Barcewicz of Skurnik Wine & Spirits, as he pours three wonderful wines from his portfolio: the 2014 Bel Air Les Granits Bleus Beaujolais-Villages ($11.99), the 2013 Mas de Gourgonnier Les Baux de Provence ($14.99), and the 2013 Ramsay Pinot Noir ($13.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Bel Air Les Granits Bleus Beaujolais-Villages ($11.99).

Saturday Wine Tasting — a Visit to Napa & Burgundy

2012 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon

Please join us Saturday afternoon from 1:00-5:00PM and help us welcome Mr. Frank Sansotta, of Kobrand Wine & Spirits, as he pours two wonderful wines from his portfolio: the 2012 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon ($36.99) and the 2014 Jadot Pouilly Fuissé ($23.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Sequoia Grove Cabernet Sauvignon ($36.99).

Italian Wine Tasting

2013 G.D. Vajra Langhe Nebbiolo

Join us on Saturday, October 10th for our Italian Wine Tasting. We'll be sampling three wines from the Martin Scott portfolio: the 2013 G.D. Vajra Langhe Nebbiolo ($22.99), the 2013 Centonze Frappato ($18.99) and the 2013 Fontane Bianche ($17.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 G.D. Vajra Langhe Nebbiolo ($22.99).

October Explodes with Caymus 1 Liter Bottling / Burgundy Wine Tasting

2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Caymus now has a bottle that is 25% bigger — the Caymus Cabernet in a new 1 Liter Bottle: 2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($84.99). On Saturday, October 3rd we'll be sampling two wines from Burgundy, the 2012 Francoise Andre Chorey-Les-Beaune Tue-Boeuf ($39.99) and the 2012 Marie-Pierre Manciat Mâcon "Les Morizottes" ($18.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($84.99).

Pinot Noir Tasting

2013 The Forager Pinot Noir

This Saturday, September 26th, we'll be tasting two fabulous Pinot Noirs from California, the 2013 The Forager Pinot Noir ($24.99) and the 2013 Ministry of the Vinterior Pinot Noir ($19.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 The Forager Pinot Noir ($24.99).

September Super Saver — Meiomi Pinot Noir

2013 Meiomi Pinot Noir

As September rolls on, we are rolling back the price of the 2013 Meiomi Pinot Noir ($18.99), which we will taste on Saturday, September 19th, along with the 2012 Clos Des Allées Muscadet Sèvre et Maine ($15.99), a wonderfully crisp wine from the Loire Valley ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Meiomi Pinot Noir ($18.99).

September Cellar Specials — A Pinot Noir Extravaganza!

2013 The Forager Pinot Noir

This week, we are featuring September Cellar Specials, shown at the top of this page. ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 The Forager Pinot Noir ($24.99).

Francos has the Wines for your Labor Day Weekend

2012 Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon

This week we are featuring two delicious American wines that will be perfect to celebrate this quintessential American Holiday: the 2012 Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon ($14.99) and the 2014 Talbott Logan Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay ($19.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Hess Select Cabernet Sauvignon ($14.99).

Trefethen Chardonnay & Meiomi Pinot Noir — the perfect August wrap-up

2013 Trefethen Chardonnay

This week we are featuring two wonderful wines, and we'll be tasting both of them on Saturday, August 29th: the 2013 Trefethen Chardonnay ($27.99) and the 2013 Meiomi Pinot Noir ($18.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Trefethen Chardonnay ($27.99).

From the Mâconnais to Bandol — Two Wines for Summer

2014 Trenel Macon-Villages

This week, we are featuring two wines perfect for you late summer meals, and we'll be tasting them on Saturday: the 2014 Trenel Mâcon-Villages ($15.99) and the 2014 Domaine Dupuy de Lôme Bandol Rosé ($22.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Trenel Mâcon-Villages ($15.99).

August Cellar Specials

2012 Clos Des Allees Muscadet Sevre et Maine

This week, we are featuring August Cellar Specials, shown at the top of this page. On Saturday, we'll be tasting both the 2012 Clos Des Allées Muscadet Sèvre et Maine ($15.99) and the 2013 The Path Pinot Noir ($12.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Clos Des Allées Muscadet Sèvre et Maine ($15.99).

This Vinho Verde will bring Portugal to you

2014 Vera Vinho Verde

This week were are spotlighting the 2014 Vera Vinho Verde ($9.99), a classic Portugese white wine. Join us this Saturday, August 1st to sample both the 2014 Vera Vinho Verde ($9.99) and also the 2014 Château Mourgues du Grès Les Galets Rosés ($14.99), a versatile French Rosé ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Vera Vinho Verde ($9.99).

Beat the Heat with Rimauresq Rosé & Louis Max Pouilly Fuisse

2014 Rimauresq Cru Classe Cotes de Provence Rose

Please join us this Saturday, July 25th from 1:00—5:00PM as we sample both the 2014 Rimauresq Cru Classé Côtes de Provence Rosé ($19.99) and the 2013 Louis Max Pouilly Fuissé ($24.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Rimauresq Cru Classé Côtes de Provence Rosé ($19.99).

July Cellar Specials

2012 Bonhomme Vire-Clesse Cuvee Speciale

This week, we are featuring July Cellar Specials, shown at the top of this page. On Saturday, we'll be tasting the 2014 Hippolyte Reverdy Sancerre Rosé ($24.99), the 2012 Bonhomme Viré-Clessé Cuvée Spéciale ($24.99) and the 2014 Château de Costis Bordeaux Blanc ($11.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Bonhomme Viré-Clessé Cuvée Spéciale ($24.99).

4th of July — Red, White & Rosé

2012 Clos Des Allees Muscadet Sevre et Maine

Here are three perfect wines to help you celebrate the July 4th holiday: the 2012 Clos Des Allées Muscadet Sèvre et Maine ($15.99), the 2014 Château Mourgues du Grès Les Galets Rosés ($14.99) and the 2012 Ludovicus ($12.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Clos Des Allées Muscadet Sèvre et Maine ($15.99).

Refreshing Wines to Beat the Heat

2014 Petit Rimauresq Rose

This week we are spotlighting two refreshing wines for summer, and tasting them on Saturday June 27th: the 2014 Petit Rimauresq Rosé ($13.99) and the 2014 William Fevre Chablis Champs Royaux ($21.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Petit Rimauresq Rosé ($13.99).

Scotch, Bourbon or Wine - Gift Ideas for Dad

2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Check out our Father's Day gift ideas of Scotch, Bourbon and wine, including the Balvenie 12yr DoubleWood ($66.99), Angel's Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon ($54.99) and the 2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($69.99), and join us this Saturday afternoon, June 20th to sample the 2013 Trefethen Chardonnay ($27.99) and the 2014 Henri Bourgeois Les Jeunes Vignes Sancerre Rosé ($17.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Caymus Vineyards Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($69.99).

2014 Domaine Dupuy de Lôme — Bandol Rosé

2014 Domaine Dupuy de Lome Bandol Rose

Please join us this Saturday, June 13th from 1:00-5:00 as we sample the 2014 Domaine Dupuy de Lôme Bandol Rosé ($22.99) and the Chandon Brut Classic ($17.99) — two wines that will quench our thirst and refresh our palate ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Domaine Dupuy de Lôme Bandol Rosé ($22.99).

June Cellar Specials

2013 Orogeny Pinot Noir

This week, we are featuring our four June Cellar Specials, shown at the top of this page. On Saturday, we'll be tasting the aforementioned Chandon Sparkling Rosé ($17.99) and the 2013 Orogeny Pinot Noir ($26.99) — two perfect wines for your summer barbeques ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Orogeny Pinot Noir ($26.99).

Summer Rosés are here!

2014 Chateau du Galoupet Cru Classe Cotes de Provence

Join us this Saturday, May 30th, to sample two distinctive Rosés: the 2014 Château du Galoupet Cru Classé Côtes de Provence ($19.99) and the 2014 Château Mourgues du Grès Les Galets Rosés ($14.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Château du Galoupet Cru Classé Côtes de Provence ($19.99).

2012 Ludovicus & 2013 Talbott Logan Chardonnay — Perfect for your Memorial Day

2012 Ludovicus

This week, we are featuring two wines that are perfect for casual Memorial Day get-togethers: the 2012 Ludovicus ($12.99) and the the 2014 Talbott Logan Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay ($19.99). We'll be tasting both of them this Saturday, May 23rd ... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Ludovicus ($12.99).

Clicquot Rosé & Bourgeois Sancerre Rosé - Perfect for Mother's Day

2014 Henri Bourgeois Les Jeunes Vignes Sancerre Rose

This week, we are featuring two wines tht are perfect for Mother's Day: the 2014 Henri Bourgeois Les Jeunes Vignes Sancerre Rosé ($17.99) and the Champagne Veuve Clicquot Brut Rosé ($61.99). On Saturday, May 9th we'll be tasting both of them ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Henri Bourgeois Les Jeunes Vignes Sancerre Rosé ($17.99).

Our Bourbon Picks for Derby Day!

 Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon

This week, we are featuring a selection of Bourbons to celebrate Kentucky Derby Day: Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon ($37.99), Jefferson's Very Small Batch Bourbon ($36.99), and the Angel's Envy Kentucky Straight Bourbon ($54.99). On Saturday, May 2nd we'll be tasting two wines: the 2013 A to Z Pinot Noir ($18.99) and the 2013 Sant Antonio Scaia Garganega Chardonnay ($11.99) ... (read more). Pictured, the Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon ($37.99).

2014 Cloudy Bay & 2012 Cayron Gigondas

2014 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

This week, we are featuring the 2014 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc ($29.99), and the 2012 Domaine du Cayron Gigondas ($31.99), two perfect wines for spring, and we'll be tasting both of them on Saturday ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc ($29.99).

2013 Talbott Logan Chardonnay

2014 Talbott Logan  Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay

This week, we are featuring the 2014 Talbott Logan Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay ($19.99), a wine that works with a variety of foods while being able to satisfy a variety of palates. We'll be tasting it on Saturday, along with the 2013 Orogeny Pinot Noir ($26.99), which is one of our Cellar Specials ... (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Talbott Logan Sleepy Hollow Vineyard Chardonnay ($19.99).

More Specials for April

2013 Veramonte Reserva Chardonnay

This week, we are featuring our other two April Cellar Specials, the 2013 Orogeny Pinot Noir ($26.99) and the 2013 Veramonte Reserva Chardonnay ($8.99), and we'll be tasting the 2013 Veramonte Reserva Chardonnay ($8.99) on Saturday ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Veramonte Reserva Chardonnay ($8.99).

April Cellar Specials

2013 Rochioli Chardonnay

This week, we are featuring two of our April Cellar Specials, the 2013 Rochioli Chardonnay ($56.99) and the 2012 Roco Pinot Noir ($28.99), and we'll be tasting these two wines on Saturday ... (read more). Pictured, the 2013 Rochioli Chardonnay ($56.99).

A Gem from Northern Italy - Foradori "Teroldego"

2011 Foradori Teroldego

This week, we are featuring a gem from Northern Italy — the 2011 Foradori Teroldego ($26.99). On Saturday, we'll be tasting the 2012 Domaine du Cayron Gigondas ($31.99), a spicy, sappy and concentrated wine from the Rhône Valley... (read more). Pictured, the 2011 Foradori Teroldego ($26.99).

A Taste of the Rhône ...

2012 Domaine du Cayron Gigondas

This Saturday we'll be tasting one of the stars from the Skurnik Portfolio, the 2012 Domaine du Cayron Gigondas ($31.99), which is one of our March Cellar Specials... (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Domaine du Cayron Gigondas ($31.99).

In Like a Lion ...

2014 Kermit Lynch Cotes du Rhone

This week we are spotlighting our March Cellar Sepecials. Check them out at the top of this page. On Saturday we'll be tasting the 2014 Kermit Lynch Côtes du Rhône ($13.99).. (read more). Pictured, the 2014 Kermit Lynch Côtes du Rhône ($13.99).

A Pinot Noir by any other name ...

2011 Louis Max Mercurey Vignes du Domaine

This week we will be tasting four of our most interesting Pinot Noirs from our wide selection: the 2013 Orogeny Pinot Noir ($26.99), the 2013 A to Z Pinot Noir ($18.99), the 2011 Louis Max Mercurey Vignes du Domaine ($28.99) and the 2013 Diehl Spätburgunder ($13.99). .. (read more). Pictured, the 2011 Louis Max Mercurey Vignes du Domaine ($28.99).

A Trip to Friuli

2012 Le Monde Cabernet Franc

This week we are spotlighting the fabulous wine from Friuli, the 2012 Le Monde Cabernet Franc ($15.99), and we will be tasting it on Saturday.. (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Le Monde Cabernet Franc ($15.99).

Be my Valentine ...

2009 Chateau Fontanes Coteaux du Languedoc

This week we are spotlighting our other two February Cellar Sepecials, the Pol Roger Brut Non Vintage ($46.99) and the 2003 Croft Vintage Port ($72.99). On Saturday we'll be tasting the 2009 Château Fontanès Coteaux du Languedoc ($14.99).. (read more). Pictured, the 2009 Château Fontanès Coteaux du Languedoc ($14.99).

February Specials

2002 Chateau Lanessan

This week we are spotlighting two of our February Cellar Sepecials, the 2002 Château Lanessan ($26.99) and the 2013 Diehl Spätburgunder ($13.99). On Saturday we'll be tasting the 2002 Château Lanessan ($26.99).. (read more). Pictured, the 2002 Château Lanessan ($26.99).

Super Saturday Super Bowl Tasting!

2014 DAOU Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon

Join us this Saturday and we'll help you pick wines and spirits for Super Bowl Sunday. We'll be tasting the 2014 DAOU Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon ($29.99), a great value, as well as two American whiskeys, the Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon ($37.99) and the High West Double Rye ($36.99). (read more). Pictured, the 2014 DAOU Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon ($29.99).

Robert Burns Day Dinner

 Glendronach 15yr

On Thursday January 29th, we'll be celebrating "Robert Burns Day", recognizing the famous 18th Century Scottish poet, and what better way to celebrate that with scotch? We are hosting the dinner along with the New Canaan restaurant, Boulevard 18. On Saturday, January 23rd we'll be tasting two wines, the 2014 Christophe Lepage Cote Saint Jacques Bourgogne Pinot Noir ($18.99) and the 2012 Christophe LePage Cote Saint Jacques Bourgogne Pinot Gris ($17.99).. (read more). Pictured, one of the scotches we'll be serving at the January 29th dinner, the Glendronach 15yr ($89.99).

January Cellar Specials - Part 2

2011 Perez Cruz Cabernet Sauvignon

This week we are spotlighting two of our January Cellar Sepecials, the 2013 A to Z Pinot Noir ($18.99) and the 2014 William Fevre Chablis Champs Royaux ($21.99). On Saturday we'll be tasting the 2011 Pérez Cruz Cabernet Sauvignon ($13.99).. (read more). Pictured, the 2011 Pérez Cruz Cabernet Sauvignon ($13.99).

Welcome 2015!

2014 DAOU Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon

This week we are spotlighting two of our January Cellar Sepecials, the 2012 Querciabella Chianti Classico ($29.99) and the 2014 DAOU Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon ($29.99). We'll be tasting the latter wine on Saturday.. (read more). Pictured, the 2014 DAOU Paso Robles Cabernet Sauvignon ($29.99).

Ring in 2015!

 Taittinger Prelude

It has been a busy week — and with 2014 coming to a rapid close, Francos Wine Merchants is here to help you select the right Champagne, Prosecco or Sparkling Wine for your New Year's Eve Celebration. Holiday Hours: Monday & Tuesday 8:00AM — 8:00PM; New Year's Eve 8:00AM — 5:00PM; New Year's Day — Closed; Friday, January 2nd 8:00AM — 8:00PM.. (read more). Pictured, the Taittinger Prelude ($78.99).

Down to the wire!

 Krug Grande Cuvee

Whether you are ready or not, Christmas is only a few days away, and Francos Wine Merchants is ready to help. Holiday Hours: Wednesday (December 24th) 8:00AM — 5:00PM; Thursday (December 25th) — Closed.. (read more). Pictured, the Krug Grande Cuvée ($159.99).

Round 2: Far Niente Cabernet & Wind Gap Pinot Noir

2012 Far Niente Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

This Saturday, December 20th, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, we will be pouring two more of the Highest-Rated wines of the season — the 2012 Far Niente Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($119.99) and the 2012 Wind Gap Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ($36.99).. (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Far Niente Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($119.99).

Krug Cuvée & 2007 Noval Port — A Tasting to Remember!

 Krug Grande Cuvee

This Saturday, December 13th, from 1:00 to 5:00 PM, we will be pouring two of the Highest-Rated wines of the season — the Krug Grande Cuvée ($159.99) and the 2007 Quinta do Noval Porto ($89.99).. (read more). Pictured, the Krug Grande Cuvée ($159.99).

Taittinger Champagne Tasting & Holiday Stroll

 Taittinger Brut La Francaise

This weekend is the New Canaan Chamber Holiday Stroll, and we will have tastings both Friday evening and Saturday afternoon. On Friday, we'll be sampling the Taittinger Brut La Francaise ($39.99); on Saturday, the 2013 Jordan Chardonnay ($31.99) and the 2011 Ramey Claret ($31.99). Please join us for this festive weekend.. (read more). Pictured, the Taittinger Brut La Francaise ($39.99).

Countdown to Thanksgiving!

2011 Ramey Claret

Thanksgiving is here and if you still have not crossed everything off your list, Francos Wine Merchants has some wine suggestions: the 2011 Ramey Claret ($31.99), the 2013 Jordan Chardonnay ($31.99) and the 2013 Meiomi Pinot Noir ($18.99).. (read more). Pictured, the 2011 Ramey Claret ($31.99).

A Thanksgiving Wine Tasting Event

2006 Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage

This week we are tasting some of the highest rated wines of the season, all perfect for your Thanksgiving table. Please join us and our hosts for this event, Ms. Ashley Kent, Account Manager for Moët Hennessy USA and Mr. Alex Meier-Tomkins, Fine Wine Director, Slocum & Sons, as they pour an amazing selection of wines from their respective portfolios.. (read more). Pictured, the 2006 Moët & Chandon Grand Vintage ($56.99).

Rombauer Vineyards Wine Tasting

2012 Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon

This week we are tasting a selection of wines from Rombauer Vineyards: the 2014 Rombauer Carneros Chardonnay ($38.99), the 2012 Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon ($46.99), and the 2013 Rombauer Zinfandel ($28.99). Our host will be Susan McQuade. Please join us. (read more). Pictured, the 2012 Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon ($46.99).

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