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5.12.2016

Beyond the Sea, There Lies a Vineyard

Rusack Santa Catalina Vineyards Pinot Noir How’s this for a story line right out of Hollywood – A Wrigley descendant and her husband, who happens to own a winery in Santa Ynez, launch a winemaking enterprise using grapes from their vineyards in Santa Catalina’s backcountry, truly one of the “last frontiers” for winegrowing in California. […]

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5.4.2016

Feliz Cinco de Mayo!

Living in Southern California, it would almost be sacrilegious to not love Mexican food, and nearly impossible to avoid Cinco de Mayo celebrations all around. So we invite you to celebrate with Bristol Farms and pick up all the necessary (and delicious) items to make your Cinco de Mayo meal complete from scratch. The first […]

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4.27.2016

Pre-Cinco de Mayo Margaritas

Let’s start the Cinco de Mayo party celebrations early, shall we? We’ve got a great deal on 750 ml Sauza Silver and Gold Tequila that will last you all the way through your Cinco de Mayo parties and beyond. Both are on sale for only $9.99 a bottle, which is a savings of $9.00 each! […]

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4.7.2016

California’s Next Gold Rush – Beer!

It’s definitely Not Fools Gold, and it is a gold rush of sorts; a revolution, the beginning of a movement, the likes few have ever seen. Beer is a curious potion. Its roots go back to the 5th millennium B.C., and was documented in Egyptian and Mesopotamian writings. Vessels from the era were identified to […]

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3.23.2016

New! 10 under $10 and Club 90 Wines

Today marks the start of a whole new selection of our very successful 10 under $10 and Club 90 wines! Promotional discount valid through end of June 2016. While Bristol Farms takes every effort to ensure adequate supply, all offerings are subject to availability. 10 under $10 Just in time to enjoy the Spring and […]

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3.17.2016

Newport Beach Welcomes Carl Nolet

Gin has been stigmatized over the years with its propensity to be overtly pungent and sharp, which it often lived up to. For eons, it has endured a love/hate relationship, with the dislike factor tending to have a slight majority. But in today’s modern cocktail era, much has changed. Gin has evolved tremendously, and has […]

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2.1.2016

Romantic Bubbles for Valentine’s Day

‘Tis the season for romantic gestures, whether in the form of confection, minerals, or fine dining, Champagne with its celebratory pop and beguiling effervescence enhances any special moment. Champagne is anything but ordinary; it is a gift to the senses that wets the appetite and satisfies more than just a thirsty palate. It all begins […]

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12.22.2015

Sparkling Wine – The Original Holiday Bling

It was credited to the famous Benedictine Monk Dom Pierre Pérignon, but it was a natural process – an imperfection in the Abbey’s sacramental wines that resulted in unwanted gas. As legend has it, the unwitting subject alerted his brethren “come quickly, I’m tasting the stars” when he discovered that bubbles had formed. Ironically, there […]

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12.22.2015

Champagne and Caviar for the Holidays

While the image of caviar and champagne conjures visions of black ties, white linens, and the finest crystal, it needn’t be so. Admittedly, it is a bit decadent, and luxurious, but not necessarily price prohibitive. Caviar, whether it be the highly prized Golden Osetra, or the California White Sturgeon “Royal Reserve”, is something that everybody […]

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12.16.2015

Broguiere’s Eggnog – Simply the Best!

As we count down the days to Christmas, don’t forget to give yourself the gift of gold – “ LIQUID GOLD” that is, as in Broguiere’s Eggnog.  Broguiere’s Eggnog has been a holiday favorite for years at Bristol Farms, and for our customers. If you plan to serve eggnog at your holiday gatherings this year, […]

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