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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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12.4.2015

Riedel – Your Trusted Choice for Holiday Wines

We ran a blog on Riedel a few months ago…..Now I am going to talk about these beautiful glasses again. I am preparing for our holiday entertaining at home, and am looking forward to setting a beautiful table. When it comes to serving wine, Riedel wine glasses are what I trust most in not only […]

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11.19.2015

A Conundrum for the Holiday!

Conundrum Red and Conundrum White 2 Bottle Gift Pack Regular retail $39.99 For one week only, sale price is $29.99  ***sold apart, these wines would total $45.98 Purchase 6 or more gift packs and receive an additional 10% discount! With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many are perplexed by what wine to pour for the […]

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11.19.2015

The wait is over – Nouveau Beaujolais 2015

AT ONE MINUTE PAST MIDNIGHT on the third Thursday of each November, from small villages and towns, over a million cases of Beaujolais Nouveau begin their journey through a sleeping France to Paris for immediate shipment to all parts of the world. Banners proclaim the good news: Le Beaujolais Nouveau est arrivé! “The New Beaujolais […]

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11.12.2015

New! 10 under $10 and Club 90 Wines

Just in time for the holidays, we’re offering a whole new selection of our very successful 10 under $10 and Club 90 wines! Promotional discount valid through end of February 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 […]

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11.2.2015

It’s Time to Pear Up for the Holidays!

It’s fall and pears are at their peak in ripeness, sweetness, and flavor! Often enjoyed on their own, did you know every pear variety can match up beautifully with cheese and wine? Each pear variety is unique in its texture and taste, so to make a successful match, you truly have to know the personality […]

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10.26.2015

Festive Wines for the Holiday Feast

Typically, when it comes to wines to enjoy with our holiday feasts and Fall/Winter fare, we tend to chase the usual suspects. But Bristol Farms would like to encourage you to step ‘outside the box’ by suggesting some alternatives that will not only marry well with your feast of choice, but add a “wow” factor […]

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