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If you have 60 seconds to spare, tune into this week's #Wine Minute from Francos #NewCanaan as we highlight the Domaine William Fèvre 2019 Saint-Bris to hear about this fascinating white wine from #Burgundy.



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About Francos

Service, selection and competitive pricing have been our legacy for 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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Masseria Li Veli Verdeca — Puglia Pleaser

2020 Masseria Li Veli Verdeca

Masseria Li Veli is in the region of Puglia in southern Italy, in the area commonly referred to as "The heel the boot." They produce many organically farmed wines; one of their most ancient and prized varetials is an indigenous grape called Verdeca, from which is derived their 2020 Masseria Li Veli Verdeca ($19.99). Located in the Ionian and Adriatic Sea, the region has a heavy Greek influence, and the wine pairs perfectly with the bright lemon flavor of your favorite Greek Chicken Recipe but will also shine with a classic Pasta Carbonara or Cacio e Pepe recipe. Pictured, the 2020 Masseria Li Veli Verdeca ($19.99) ... (read more)

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Please read below for our Delivery & Curbside during Covid-19

The Family & Staff at Francos Wine Merchants would like to thank all our customers for their patience during our temporary closure. We had hoped that the worst would be behind us after a few weeks; since that is not the case, we came up with a plan of operation that we feel will allow us to safely serve the community.

On Tuesday April 7th, Francos Wine Merchants re-opened. Please note our adjusted hours are now Tuesday - Saturday 10am-6pm; Francos is Closed Sundays & Mondays.

We are offering the Free Local Delivery, Curbside Service and FedEx Delivery.

If this is your first time ordering during the Covid-19 crisis, please click thru to our Newsletter Page to view the details on all of our services ... (read more)

Bourbon Winners for Derby Day

 Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon

Here are a few of our favorite bourbons — all perfect choices for celebrating the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby this Saturday. First, is the Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon ($37.99), a classic style bourbon from one of the oldest distilleries in Kentucky. Other choices include the Jefferson's Very Small Batch Bourbon ($36.99), the Basil Hayden's Artfully Aged Bourbon ($44.99) and, if you really want to treat yourself, the Kentucky Owl Confiscated ($149.99). Pictured, the Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon ($37.99) ... (read more)

2016 Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon — Discover Santa Cruz

2016 Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon

Expressing the true heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains, the 2016 Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon ($42.99) is comprised of mostly Cabernet Sauvignon (75%) along with a little Merlot (15%) and the balance being Petit Verdot and Malbec. It pairs well with Ribeye, T-Bone or NY Strip. For those of you who have a Chardonnay lover in your group, we also have the 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay ($27.99) in stock and perfect for your favorite chicken recipe for the grill. Pictured, the 2016 Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon ($42.99) ... (read more)

2018 William Fèvre Saint-Bris — Unconventional Burgundy

2018 William Fevre Saint Bris

This week our feature wine is the 2018 William Fevre Saint Bris ($19.99), a white Burgundy made from 100% Sauvignon Blanc grape. You may also want to take note of the 2018 William Fevre Chablis Champs Royaux ($26.99) which is made from the traditional white grape of Burgundy, Chardonnay. Pictured, the 2018 William Fevre Saint Bris ($19.99) ... (read more)

2019 Domaine Delaporte Sancerre "Chavignol" — Loire's Secret Village

2019 Domaine Delaporte Sancerre "Chavignol"

Today we focus on the 2019 Domaine Delaporte Sancerre "Chavignol" ($30.99), a Sancerre that hails from the tiny village of Chavigonal in the Loire valley. The vines that make this delicious white wine grow on slopes with a southeast exposure and enjoy a great deal of sun during the average day. This wine is perfect with everything from takeout sushi to some delicious grilled fish. We are also featuring the organically grown 2018 Grgich Hills Chardonnay ($38.99) and 2016 Grgich Hills Cabernet Sauvignon ($64.99) on sale this month and the subject of this week's Francos Wine Minute. Pictured, the 2019 Domaine Delaporte Sancerre "Chavignol" ($30.99) ... (read more)

Flowers Vineyard — Florals? For Spring? Groundbreaking

2017 Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

This week we are featuring the magnificent 2017 Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay ($41.99) and 2018 Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ($44.99) of Flowers Vineyard & Winery, Both wines benefit from the vineyard's location on the Pacific coast and from the use of organic and sustainable farming practices. Pictured, the 2017 Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay ($41.99) ... (read more)

Ciacci Piccolomini Brunello di Montalcino — Organic from Tuscany

2016 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino

Today our focus is on the 2016 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino ($61.99). This wine is made from 100% Sangiovese grape where the vines grow in a soil mixture of sand, silt and clay high above sea level. Warm and extremely balanced on the palate, this wine is well structured with soft tannins and a long, smooth finish. The 2016 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino ($61.99) would pair perfectly with a simple game menu, a classic beef braciole, or any traditional pastas dishes where red meat takes center stage. Pictured, the 2016 Ciacci Piccolomini d'Aragona Brunello di Montalcino ($61.99) ... (read more)

Domaine Eden Chardonnay — Go West Young Man

2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay

March has arrived which means some days are spring and some days are still winter. Trying to balance out the two can make it a tad difficult to plan our menu and thus makes it difficult to find the right wine. For a white wine that often takes us to Chardonnay and today our search brings us to California and the incredible 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay ($27.99), Pictured, the 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay ($27.99) ... (read more)

Life on the Rocks

 On The Rocks The Old Fashioned Knob Creek Bourbon Cocktail

Pre-mixed Cocktails have gained a lot of popularity recently, and while the majority of people enjoy the process of mixing their own cocktail there is something to be said for being able to enjoy your favorite cocktail at the drop of a hat. On the Rocks Cocktails have mastered the art of using quality ingredients to create perfectly crafted cocktails. We invite you to acquaint yourself with three of the On The Rocks Cocktails: On The Rocks The Old Fashioned Knob Creek Bourbon Cocktail ($11.99), On The Rocks Aviation Gin Cocktail ($11.99) and On The Rocks Hornitos Margarita Cocktail ($11.99). Pictured, the On The Rocks The Old Fashioned Knob Creek Bourbon Cocktail ($11.99) ... (read more)

Coudoulet de Beaucastel — Roam the Rhone

2018 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone

While we are being treated to some mild temperatures, we are not quite at spring yet. But we still have time to enjoy our stews and braised meat recipes and where better to turn for a wine pairing than the Rhône. If you are thinking of a comfort meal of Braised beef Shanks, or perhaps you want to start considering wines for some spring lamb recipes, we suggest that you stop in and pick up a bottle of the 2018 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone ($29.99) and see for yourself why Chateau de Beaucastel and the Perrin Family are famous throughout the Rhône. Pictured, the 2018 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone ($29.99) ... (read more)

Drew Mid-Elevation Pinot Noir — Escape to Mendocino

2019 Drew Mid-Elevation Pinot Noir

This week we are featuring the 2019 Drew Mid-Elevation Pinot Noir ($29.99) which you can certainly enjoy with a perfectly marbled New York Strip, but if you are still focusing your efforts indoors, may we recommend pairing with a roast chicken or pork tenderloin with a side of roasted carmelized butternut squash. Pictured, the 2019 Drew Mid-Elevation Pinot Noir ($29.99) ... (read more)

Bourbon — Your Winter Warmer

 Jefferson's Very Small Batch Bourbon

The Northeast weather pattern has been a bit relentless as of late, and while we may not be able to escape to the sunnier climates this February, there are still ways to warm up your winter. Bourbon is one such warmer; whether you enjoy it straight, on the rocks, or in a tasty Old Fashioned or Manhattan, bourbon is very versatile. There are a few bourbons of note; let's start with the Jefferson's Very Small Batch Bourbon ($36.99) and the Jefferson's Reserve Bourbon ($57.99). Pictured, the Jefferson's Very Small Batch Bourbon ($36.99) ... (read more)

2019 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Saint Véran - The Return

2019 Les Heritiers du Comte Lafon Saint Veran

When a bargain Burgundy comes along, a wise man will take notice. Dominique Lafon has been filling the void when it comes to white Burgundy and so when a limited amount of another one of his releases came to market, we snapped up as much as we could of the 2019 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Saint Véran ($39.99). Pictured, the 2019 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Saint Véran ($39.99) ... (read more)

2019 Les Hérétiques — Legend from the Languedoc

2019 Les Heretiques

Today our focus in southern France brings us André Iché's 2019 Les Hérétiques ($10.99), which is a blend of 80% Carignan grape and 20% Grenache. It's a perfect choice for those looking to expand their winter wine selection. Pictured, the 2019 Les Hérétiques ($10.99) ... (read more)

Winter in the Rhône — Marcel Richaud à la Source

2019 Marcel Richaud a la Source

Winter recipes are in full swing — stews, braised short ribs, ragouts, and ratatouille. All are recipes that cook slowly over several hours as the flavors gradually meld together to a hearty meal. This is a good time to select wines that are also a blend, and one region where we can always find such wines is the Rhône. This brings us to the 2019 Marcel Richaud a la Source ($19.99). Pictured, the 2019 Marcel Richaud a la Source ($19.99) ... (read more)

Masseria Li Veli Verdeca — Ease into January

2020 Masseria Li Veli Verdeca

While 2021 has arrived, it has already taught us that we can't quite unbuckle our seatbelts yet. This makes for a perfect time to fall back on our comfort food recipes and pair your meal with a wine that holds just as much comfort. Where better to find wines such as this than where both such food and wines co-exist, Italy. Our wine of choice is the 2020 Masseria Li Veli Verdeca ($19.99). Pictured, the 2020 Masseria Li Veli Verdeca ($19.99) ... (read more)

Champagne to Welcome 2021

2012 Louis Roederer Cristal

Most of us are happy to see 2020 come to an end and if you are excited to welcome 2021 then Francos Wine Merchants has the champagne to ring in the New Year. Three we can enthusiastically recommend are the 2012 Louis Roederer Cristal ($249.99), the Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée ($59.99) and the Pol Roger Reserve Brut Champagne ($48.99) Pictured, the 2012 Louis Roederer Cristal ($249.99) ... (read more)

Last Minute Gift Ideas from Francos

2015 Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino

We are down to the last few days and if you are behind on your gift shopping or wines for the holiday, Francos is ready to help with some last minute gift ideas. For the Wine Lovers on your list we suggest the 2015 Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino ($79.99) from Italy or the 2018 Bachelet Monnot Chassange Montrachet ($76.99) from Burgundy, France. Read about these wines, and our other ideas for your holiday gift giving. Pictured, the 2015 Il Poggione Brunello Di Montalcino ($79.99) ... (read more)

Outstanding Gift Suggestions from California

2015 Dunn Vineyards Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon

The days are counting down and if you are behind on your gift shopping or wines for the holiday, Francos is here with some of the hottest suggestions for the season from California. We highly recommend the 2015 Dunn Vineyards Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($149.99), the 2018 Far Niente Chardonnay ($59.99) and the 2019 Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay ($69.99), and we also have the ultimate gift for the wine collector. Pictured, the 2015 Dunn Vineyards Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($149.99) ... (read more)

December Arrivals from Kistler & Joseph Drouhin

2019 Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay

December is underway, holiday crunch time is approaching, and Francos Wine Merchants is ready to help you with all your holiday shopping needs. Newly arrived this week is the 2019 Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay ($69.99)). Another new arrival is the 2018 Joseph Drouhin Gevrey Chambertin ($79.99), a wine that needs no introduction, and if you need some sparkle to your holiday we recommend the Pol Roger Reserve Brut Champagne ($48.99). Pictured, the 2019 Kistler Les Noisetiers Chardonnay ($69.99) ... (read more)

Welcome December with Domaine Richaud

2018 Domaine Richaud Terre de Galets  Cotes du Rhone

We were very excited to start off December with the arrival of one of the wines of Domaine Richaud in Rhône, France, the 2018 Domaine Richaud Terre de Galets Cotes du Rhone ($26.99). This wine is the perfect pairing for grilled meats or chicken as well as full-flavored cheeses. Pictured, the 2018 Domaine Richaud Terre de Galets Cotes du Rhone ($26.99) ... (read more)

Last Minute Thanksgiving Selections from Francos

 Pol Roger Reserve Brut Champagne

Thanksgiving is upon us and if you are still in need of selecting your holiday wine or perhaps in need of stocking up on a few last minute items, Francos Wine Merchants is here to help. We have many suggestions for you, from Champagne to start things off in a celebratory way (the Pol Roger Reserve Brut Champagne ($48.99)), to red or white wine, and finally port to end the night (2003 Croft Vintage Port ($72.99)). Pictured, the Pol Roger Reserve Brut Champagne ($48.99) ... (read more)

Thanksgiving Thoughts from California & Oregon

2017 Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay

Here we are, Thanksgiving is next week and although the gatherings will look different for us this year, Francos can still help make the day as festive as possible. Last week we looked at some wine choices from Burgundy, so this week we have several excellent choices from California and Oregon including: the 2017 Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay ($41.99), the 2018 Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ($44.99) and the 2018 Cristom Mt. Jefferson Cuvée ($34.99). Pictured, the 2017 Flowers Sonoma Coast Chardonnay ($41.99) ... (read more)

Thanksgiving Thoughts from Burgundy

2017 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin

November is moving along and Thanksgiving is gradually creeping upon us. While there are many wine choices you can make for this meal, we think Burgundy offers some excellent choices including these: the 2017 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin ($69.99), the 2017 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin ($69.99), the 2017 Louis Jadot Meursault ($69.99), the 2018 Bachelet Monnot Chassange Montrachet ($76.99), the 2018 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Macon Prisse ($27.99), the 2018 Les Héritiers Comte Lafon Macon Chardonnay Clos de la Crochette ($34.99) and the 2018 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Pouilly Fuisse en Chatenay ($47.99). Pictured, the 2017 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin ($69.99) ... (read more)

Coudoulet de Beaucastel — There's no place like Rhône

2018 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone

This is the perfect time to explore wines from the Rhône, located in southern France, and this week we have chosen the 2018 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone ($29.99). The full flavor of the plush style of this wine comes from the cepage which is a blend of several of the classic Rhône grapes, Grenache, Mourvedre, Syrah and Cinsault. If you are thinking of a fall comfort meal of Braised Lamb Shanks, or perhaps you want to start considering wines for your Thanksgiving holiday, we suggest that you stop in and pick up a bottle. Pictured, the 2018 Coudoulet de Beaucastel Cotes du Rhone ($29.99) ... (read more)

Cristom Mt. Jefferson Cuvée Pinot Noir — return to Oregon

2018 Cristom Mt. Jefferson Cuvee

This week we are focusing on the 2018 Cristom Mt. Jefferson Cuvée ($34.99). Named after Mount Jefferson located in the Cascade Range, this wine is crafted in a vibrant and expressive style, and pairs well with something simple like Salmon with a sauté of wild fall mushrooms, or fancy like a Spiced Squab with Onion Compote. Pictured, the 2018 Cristom Mt. Jefferson Cuvée ($34.99) ... (read more)

Château de Parenchère - Share the Love

2016 Chateau de Parenchere

Our featured wine this week is the 2016 Château de Parenchère ($14.99). Located about 25 miles from Saint-Emilion at the crossroads of Gironde and Dordogne, the property that comprises Château de Parenchère rises in the heart of a green and hilly landscape. The wine displays intense red fruit aromas of cassis and black cherry that are balanced out by elegant, soft tannins. It is perfect for the simple dishes you might serve at a mid-week dinner. Pictured, the 2016 Château de Parenchère ($14.99) ... (read more)

Dominique Lafon — Biodynamic from Burgundy

2018 Les Heritiers du Comte Lafon Macon Prisse

Bargains in Burgundy have been rather elusive lately, so we were happy that some of the wines of Dominique Lafon came into our orbit. These wines are perfect as we enter the autumn and winter months, and include the 2018 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Macon Prisse ($27.99), the 2018 Les Héritiers Comte Lafon Macon Chardonnay Clos de la Crochette ($34.99) and the 2018 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Pouilly Fuisse en Chatenay ($47.99). Pictured, the 2018 Les Héritiers du Comte Lafon Macon Prisse ($27.99) ... (read more)

2017 Jadot Gevrey-Chambertin — Last Call

2017 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin

We have just purchased the last remaining cases of a terrific red Burgundy, and we don't want you to miss out. Take a look at the 2017 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin ($69.99) which shows off the pure expression of terroir that only the best Burgundy in the best years can offer. Pictured, the 2017 Jadot Gevrey Chambertin ($69.99) ... (read more)

The Rare Wines of BOND & Harlan Estate

2016 Harlan Estate

Every once in a while something special comes along that while not for the everyday, they are always nice to read about. This week Francos Wine Merchants received some of the limited edition wines from both Harlan Estate and BOND Estate Pictured, the 2016 Harlan Estate ($4,500.00) ... (read more)

The Return of Frank Family Cabernet Sauvignon

2016 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

This week we are featuring wine from one of our favorite estates, Frank Family Vineyards in Napa Valley. Their 2016 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon ($44.99) is a blend of primarily Cabernet Sauvignon (90%) along with the remaining 10% being Cabernet Franc and Merlot. We also have their 2018 Frank Family Vineyards Chardonnay ($29.99). Pictured, the 2016 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon ($44.99) ... (read more)

The Fall Arrival of Lafon Mâcon Chardonnay "Clos de la Crochette"

2018 Les Heritiers Comte Lafon Macon Chardonnay Clos de la Crochette

Now is the time to start to transition our wines towards those with a bit more weight, to go with the comfort foods of fall, and the 2018 Les Héritiers Comte Lafon Macon Chardonnay Clos de la Crochette ($34.99) is a perfect choice. Pictured, the 2018 Les Héritiers Comte Lafon Macon Chardonnay Clos de la Crochette ($34.99) ... (read more)

Welcome September with 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay

2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay

September is underway and we can feel it in the cool mornings and chilly evenings, a subtle sign from Mother Nature to start transitioning out of our summer habits and into fall. One way we do that is with our wine and a perfect choice is the incredible 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay ($27.99). Pictured, the 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay ($27.99) ... (read more)

Wines for your Labor Day Weekend

2019 Terres de Saint Louis Rose

Labor Day Weekend is here, with summer starting to wind down, and while fall is a wonderful season we hope to have a few more weeks of warm weather before we start to break out the sweaters. But we here at Francos have talked about some fabulous wines over the past couple of months, so let us recap the highlights which will be perfect for your Labor Day Weekend, inclluding the 2019 Terres de Saint Louis Rosé ($13.99), the 2019 Granbazan Albariño ($19.99), the Broadbent Vinho Verde ($9.99), the 2016 Valérie Forgues Gamay ($19.99) and more. Pictured, the 2019 Terres de Saint Louis Rosé ($13.99) ... (read more)

Celebrate August with the 2018 Frank Family Vineyards Chardonnay

2018 Frank Family Vineyards Chardonnay

August is winding down and while the days are still warm the nights cool off quickly as the sun starts to set a little earlier. As the mercury dips to more comfortable evening temperatures we can start turning back to wines with a little more weight; enter the 2018 Frank Family Vineyards Chardonnay ($29.99). Pictured, the 2018 Frank Family Vineyards Chardonnay ($29.99) ... (read more)

Summer lives on with Granbazàn Albariño

2019 Granbazan Albarino

Today we are going to set our sights on the 2019 Granbazan Albariño ($19.99). This classic, crisp white wine from the Rias Baixas region in Northwest Spain is 100% Albariño grape. It's a lively, bright wine to enjoy at the end of a warm summer day, and is a great pairing for many foods. Pictured, the 2019 Granbazan Albariño ($19.99) ... (read more)

The Wines of François Carillon

2018 Francois Carillon Bourgogne

We had a nice surprise this week: the arrival at our doorstep of some of the wines of François Carillon. François farms 15 hectares in Burgundy and we recently purchased three of his white wines from his 2018 vintage: the 2018 Francois Carillon Bourgogne ($29.99), the 2018 Francois Carillon Chassagne Montrachet ($69.99) and the 2018 Francois Carillon Puligny Montrachet ($74.99). Pictured, the 2018 Francois Carillon Bourgogne ($29.99) ... (read more)

Gamay — The Perfect Red for Summer

2019 Jean Paul Brun L'Ancien Beaujolais

Today we present you with two wines made from the Gamay grape, the 2019 Jean Paul Brun L'Ancien Beaujolais ($16.99) and the 2016 Valérie Forgues Gamay ($19.99). Because you can chill the wine without muting the true flavor of the grape, Gamay wine is perfect for a hot summer day. Pictured, the 2019 Jean Paul Brun L'Ancien Beaujolais ($16.99) ... (read more)

2018 Louis Max Chablis Saint Jean — Take a quick trip to the Shore

2018 Louis Max Chablis Saint Jean

This week we are recommending a fabulous white wine from Burgundy, the 2018 Louis Max Chablis Saint Jean ($23.99). It pairs well with oysters and seafood, and also with simple goat cheese or even a creamy, rich wedge of gruyere. Pictured, the 2018 Louis Max Chablis Saint Jean ($23.99) ... (read more)

2019 Granbzranban Albarino — Spain's Wine for the Season

2019 Granbazan Albarino

This is the time of year where we seek out wines that offer a refreshing respite from the summer heat and one of these wines is the 2019 Granbazan Albariño ($19.99), produced from the Albariño grape from Spain. Pictured, the 2019 Granbazan Albariño ($19.99) ... (read more)

Broadbent Vinho Verde — Ease into Summer

 Broadbent Vinho Verde

Our wine of the week is the Broadbent Vinho Verde ($9.99), a wine to pair with your casual dinners and backyard get-togethers. This delicious white wine from Portugal is perfect for summer weather. Pictured, the Broadbent Vinho Verde ($9.99) ... (read more)

Wines for your 4th of July

2020 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc

The 4th of July is the highpoint of summer and whether you are packing up the car and traveling to the beach or only going as far as your backyard Francos Wine Merchants has some perfect wine choices for any destination. Here are the wines we have picked out: the 2020 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc ($30.99), the 2019 Domaines Ott Château de Selle Côtes de Provence ($49.99), the 2016 Valérie Forgues Gamay ($19.99) and the 2019 Jean Paul Brun L'Ancien Beaujolais ($16.99). Pictured, the 2020 Cloudy Bay Sauvignon Blanc ($30.99) ... (read more)

Welcome Summer with Domaines Ott Chateau de Selle Rosé

2019 Domaines Ott Chateau de Selle Cotes de Provence

Summer has officially started, and while this year gatherings may be more subdued that usual, what has not changed is the arrival of some of our favorite wines of the summer season including the classic wine of summer, rosé. This week we are featuriing a wine from one of the most prized vineyards of Domaines Ott in Provence, the 2019 Domaines Ott Château de Selle Côtes de Provence ($49.99). Pictured, the 2019 Domaines Ott Château de Selle Côtes de Provence ($49.99) ... (read more)

Father's Day Gift Ideas & Phase 2 Changes from Francos

2016 Paul Hobbs Crossbarn Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley

Father's Day is this weekend and some Dads are Wine drinkers and some Dads are Whiskey drinkers, but no matter what is his favorite drink, Francos Wine Merchants has all the best on sale for Father's Day. For wines we have the 2016 Paul Hobbs Crossbarn Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley ($49.99), the 2018 Caymus Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon ($79.99), the 2015 Dunn Vineyards Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon ($149.99), the 2017 Domaine Tollot-Beaut Bourgogne ($37.99) and the 2018 Flowers Sonoma Coast Pinot Noir ($44.99). Pictured, the 2016 Paul Hobbs Crossbarn Cabernet Sauvignon Napa Valley ($49.99) ... (read more)

Discover The Wines of Domaine Eden

2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay

This week we are featuring the wines of Domain Eden: the 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay ($27.99) and the 2016 Domaine Eden Cabernet Sauvignon ($42.99), from South of San Francisco in the heart of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Pictured, the 2015 Domaine Eden Chardonnay ($27.99) ... (read more)

Frank Family Cabernet Sauvignon — Napa's Best Kept Secret

2016 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon

As we put May behind us and head into June, the Summer season is right at our doorstep. While the temperatures beckon us to the backyard, why not throw on your favorite cut of steak and enjoy it with one of the gems of Napa Valley, the 2016 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon ($44.99). Pictured, the 2016 Frank Family Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon ($44.99) ... (read more)

Summer Rosé - Pretty in Pink

2019 Aix Rose

The temperatures are rising and as the mercury goes up our minds wander to wines that will cool us down. Enter Rosé, whether it's classic Rosé from Provence or a New World Rosé from the states, it's always a harbinger of summertime. Here are some favorites that we have in stock now: the 2019 Aix Rosé ($19.99), the 2019 Minuty Cotes de Provence Rosé ($19.99), the 2019 Miraval Rosé ($24.99), the 2020 Wölffer Estate Rosé ($17.99) and the 2020 Wölffer Estate Rosé Summer in a Bottle ($25.99) Pictured, the 2019 Aix Rosé ($19.99) ... (read more)

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