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7.28.2015

New! 10 under $10 and Club 90 Wines

It’s time for another roll-out of our very successful 10 under $10 and Club 90 wines! Promotional discount valid through October of 2015. While Bristol Farms takes every effort to ensure adequate supply, all offerings are subject to availability. 10 under $10 Just in time to enjoy our mid-Summer celebrations, we introduce our new spectacular […]

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6.19.2015

It’s Hollywood Bowl Season!

Last Saturday, my family officially kicked off summer by attending the Playboy Jazz Concert at the Hollywood Bowl. It was a blast! Of course, what made the night extra special was all the great stuff we picked up from Bristol Farms prior to the show. We knew we wanted some great wine and small bites […]

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5.20.2015

Springing up Rosés

Spring has sprung, and the days are growing longer, warmer, and more energizing. Coinciding with the new growth comes a color palette as vivid as the imagination can conjure. This is a wonderful time of year! And spring signals the beginning (as if it ever ended) of Rosé season. They have been a staple for […]

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5.11.2015

Wines for Grilling Season

We have officially kicked off BBQ season with our “Thrill of the Grill” promotion going on in-store through June 16, 2015. Here are a few of our favorite wine picks to accompany your grilled fare this season. Visit us in-store for more recommendations! Domaine de la Sangliere Rose Regular $12.99 TOTG Special $9.99 Juliette is […]

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5.5.2015

What’s A Good Cinco De Mayo Celebration
Without Tequila?

Tequila, a derivative of the agave plant, is one of the most unique and misunderstood spirits. Not a form of cactus, but more directly related to the amaryllis or lily, the agave plant takes 8-10 years to achieve maturity in order to arrive at the necessary sugar levels (as opposed to the cane and grain […]

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4.14.2015

Mezcal – Elixir of the Gods

Contrary to popular belief, Mezcal is not a type of tequila: tequila is actually a type of Mezcal. The word “Mezcal” comes from the Aztec word mexcalli, which combines metl (meaning maguey, aka agave) and ixcalli (meaning cooked). The literal translation is “cooked agave.” Whereas tequila must be made from the blue agave and hails […]

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4.2.2015

California’s Next Gold Rush – Beers!

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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3.10.2015

10 under $10 and Club 90

10 under $10 Just in time to celebrate the approach of Spring, we introduce our new spectacular promotion of 10 under $10 wine buys.   These wines are not only chosen for their inexpensive nature, but because of their abundant qualities of aroma, body, palate pleasing attributes and sound finish.  They are aggressively priced to fit […]

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2.11.2015

Wine Tastings – Back by Popular Demand!

Our popular, informative, and entertaining wine tastings are about to kick off again. Learning how to taste wines is a straightforward adventure that can deepen your appreciation for both wines and the foods that are paired with them. Yes, we tend to look at wine (and taste) as if it were a cocktail. It’s when […]

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2.5.2015

This one time at Beer Camp…

While Band Camp is a pretty common activity for the youthful and musically inclined, there is another venue that has a similarly artistic yet more mature appeal. I mean, what beer enthusiast wouldn’t want to go to Beer Camp?   Few things are more rewarding than to create, whether it’s partaking in painting, sculpture, or […]

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