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How to Invest in Wine

Wine investment is a big thing these days. In fact, in the past ten years, the value of wine as a luxury asset has increased 147% according to Forbes. While we all know we’re supposed to have a diversified investment portfolio of stocks and bonds, there’s a whole world of assets out there to invest…

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How We Store Our Wine

One question we hear all the time is How do you store your wine? We understand that this is a central question for wine lovers and collectors. Wine is a delicate substance and maintaining its attributes while encouraging even more favorable ones to emerge over the course of years is truly an art form. Dangers…

Mouton Magnums

Although the Rothschild family has controlled their celebrated chateau since 1853, the modern story of Chateau Mouton Rothschild begins in 1924. It was then that the young Baron Philippe Rothschild insisted on bottling all his wine at his Bordeaux estate, an unusual move at the time but now an all but universal practice. The reforms…

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Wines for Easter

With Easter Sunday right around the corner, we start thinking of Roast Leg of Lamb or Prime Rib Roast for dinner. And with those glorious meats we want wines that not only pair well but that enhance the meal. Prime Cellar has recipes and suggested wine pairings for your Easter Sunday, or for that matter any day of the year…

Winter Wines

Seasons are relative. February can be freezing or mild, depending on where you live. It follows then that choosing wines for the season can be a tricky business. Well, we’ve plowed ahead and selected a few wines that we think will pair well with the season, no matter what the thermometer says. So, whether your…

Champagne Holiday

The holidays are fast approaching like a charging rhinoceros, so why not sit back, kick up your heels, and drink some Champagne? It’s not like the rhino’s going to care. And this wine has gas in it!   2010 DEMIERE ANSIOT NEYROT $118/bottle 92 points, Wine Enthusiast Based in the Côte des Blancs Grand Cru…

Wines for Thanksgiving

Celebrate Thanksgiving with these classic Thanksgiving dinner wine pairings. Or shop our selection and find your favorite bottle. Better yet, email us at info@www.primecellar.com and our expert wine director can help you stock your cellar for the holidays.   2015 YVON METRAS FLEURIE $72/bottle Yvon Métras has roots (several-generations deep) in the Beaujolais wine farms and…

Bonjour a Bourgogne! 

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The Perfect Score

Wine rating systems can be a touchy subject. Some people swear by them and some swear at them. We might not all agree on whether using a 100-point rating system like Robert Parker’s is the best way to know what wine you should buy. When a 100-point wine does come along, however, we can all…