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Featured Wines

 

 

Laird Estate 2017 Pinot Grigio Cold Creek Ranch, Napa $15.99

Delicious Summer wine worth at least $3 more than its modest price!
 

 

Mario Bazan 2015 “Rama” Cabernet, Napa $43.99

“Rama” is Mario’s “affordable” Napa Cab. The next step up? Add $15.

Wine Clubs

Jack's Selections

"Crowd Pleasers"

Crowd pleasing wines for immediate consumption
Maya's Selections

"Collectible Selections"

Serious wines for today, that often reward cellaring.
Miles' Selections

Pinot Selections

All pinot, all the time!
Grand Cru Selections

Grand Cru Selections

Quarterly shipment of luxury-class wines.

What Wine Lovers are Saying

  • I can't tell you how much I look forward to receiving 2 new bottles ever other month. The fact that there is someone out there doing what you do provides a sense of looking forward and excitement...hope you keep it up! ~ Seth Pariser
  • Dave - a quick note to tell you how much my wife and I enjoy the wines you send us. Your wine club has consistently sent great tasting wine from the very beginning - and that is quite a record, seeing as I was one your inaugural members back in 2005. So keep up the great job - both you and your club have exceeded my expectations. ~ Mo
  • The arrival of a Sideway's Wine Club shipment is doubly exciting. Not only do I get great wine - but the recipes are out of this world!!! ~ L. Hyde
  • Dave - I make it a priority to try the recipes from each shipment and have yet to be disappointed. I've even shared them with my butchers! ~ Liesl H.

Latest Posts

Recipe: Red Wine Chocolate Brownies (Guest Post!)

People often ask for my recommendations on the best red wine to pair with chocolates and the honest truth is that many red wines don’t pair that well with even the finest chocolates. But cocoa powder! Now THAT’S a different thing altogether. And this recipe for wine-infused brownies from guest author Melissa Gallo proved quite […]

New Book: “Unique Eats & Eateries – San Francisco”

I thought this book would be of interest only for Bay Area foodies, but as one of my wine club members explained “all paths lead to San Francisco eventually“.  So I post this review for perusal by all who want to be prepared for that next trip to San Francisco, even if that trip is […]

New Cookbook from “Once Upon a Chef”

Online chef sensation, Jennifer Segal, has developed a considerable following for her home-tested recipes. Today she introduced the release of her first cook book – Once Upon a Chef, 100 Tested, Perfected, and Family-Approved Recipes.  I’ve subscribed to Jennifer’s email feed for years now, and though they include more desserts than I can feature with […]

Wine & Food Pairing Recipes

Recipe: Red Wine Chocolate Brownies (Guest Post!)

Recipe – Caldesi’s Six Elements for A Perfect Salad

Recipe – Grilled Bacon Kebabs

Seared Chicken Breasts with Perfect Pan Sauce

Duck Breast With Mustard Greens, Turnips, And Radishes

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