Mailers from Betz and Quilceda Creek have already arrived. Save the date emails from Sojourn and Outpost are in my inbox. I’ve seen confirmations from the winery that Saxum and Rivers-Marie are only a week or two out. The biannual battle of trying to juggle mortgage payments, school tuition and wine purchases has begun. For better or worse, mailing list season is upon us.
Based on last year’spurchases and a little online research the schedule looks something like this:
And these are just the wines I buy.
There are a number of mailers I am particularly looking forward to because of some exciting first releases. Rivers-Marie is slated to release a Kanzler Vineyard Pinot Noir. Outpost is going to release the Immigrant, a Right Bank inspired blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc. I’m not sure it will happen on this mailer but I know a sparkling wine and Syrah are in the works at Rochioli and a Cohn Vineyard Pinot Noir is forthcoming from Kosta Browne.
In regards to new mailers I hope to get an offer from Under The Wire. This is the sparkling wine project from Morgan Twain-Peterson of Bedrock.
Exciting times for sure. What mailers are you eagerly anticipating?
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