JULY AND IT'S HOT!
YOU CAN COOL OFF WITH
A SPECIAL DEAL FOR WINE CLUB MEMBERS ONLY...
dog days of summer are upon us, and with it, my white
wine consumption is going up, up, up.
that in mind, we "cooked" up a little promotion
for those of you who, like me, need a little more white
wine in your summer. Here it is:
Wine Club member that adds our white
Wine Club selection of the month to their
for August, September, and October will
receive a free Wines by Jennifer stone refrigerator
plus a free guest admission to a Private
Club Event of their choice!
- Already getting
each month? Don't worry - you're still eligible.
add another bottle to your order for three
months to get your free gifts.
special offer ends on July 31st, so don't delay - just
call us at 816.505.WINE and mention the "White Wine
Club Special" from the newsletter and we'll get you
set up in no time.
wine? Fun? Extra cash? If this describes you, we need
to talk! Wines by Jennifer is seeking wine- and fun-loving
individuals to fill part-time shifts at the shop. For
more information, give us a call at 816.505.WINE.
Tasting Room Selections
Club Wine of the Month
Club Wine of the Month
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treading of grapes is still used in producing a small
quantity of the best port wines.
ancient Babylon, the bride's father would supply
his son-in-law with all the mead (fermented honey
beverage) he could drink for a month after the
wedding. Because their calendar was lunar or moon-based,
this period of free mead was called the "honey
month," or what we now call the "honeymoon."
Jefferson helped stock the wine cellars of the
first five U.S. presidents and was very partial
to fine Bordeaux and Madeira.
are about 400 species of oak, though only about
20 are used in making oak barrels. Of the trees
that are used, only 5% are suitable for making
high grade wine barrels. The average age of a French
oak tree harvested for use in wine barrels is 170
was developed as a bottle closure in the late 17th
century. It was only after this that bottles were
lain down for aging, and the bottle shapes slowly
changed from short and bulbous to tall and slender.
Let us host your next Private Party at Wines by Jennifer! We'll design
a party that is perfect for you:
Special Holiday Parties
Luncheons & Dinners
And Much More!
smiling couple after their wedding at Wines by
by Jennifer Wine Trivia Contest
the correct answer by July 31st and win a free wine
tasting compliments of Wines by Jennifer. In the event
of multiple correct answers, the winner will be chosen
by random drawing.
is meant by the term "Blanc de Noir"?
to last month's winner, Bob Scheidhauer, who was
chosen the winner from several correct respondents
based upon the following answer:
term "Stelvin Enclosure" was coined not
long ago when a WBJ Wine Club Member, Marty Stelvin,
attempted to cut in front of another member, Bob
Scheidhauer, to obtain the last glass of free pinot
at a wine tasting.
indicate that the rightfully disgruntled Mr. Scheidhauer
promptly stuffed Mr. Stelvin into the now empty
wine bottle and sealed it with a screw top, thus
preventing any oxygen migration or TCA taint to
a new era in wine enclosures began at Wines By
much more entertaining than just saying "a screw
top", don't you agree? Thanks, Bob, for making
us laugh at loud and enjoy your free tasting!
Arbonne Health and
Wellness Products now available at Wines by Jennifer!
ask Jennifer if you are interested in learning more
about this wonderful line of health and wellness products.
Take charge of your health and well-being and treat
yourself right. You deserve it!
by Jennifer Featured Customers
and Brenae Smith
Smiths are proud parents again and we're thrilled
that they wasted no time introducing Cohen (held
by his big bro, Hunter) to the gang at Wines by Jennifer!
and Brenae have been among our very best customers
literally from Day One. They are charter Wine Club
members and are regulars at nearly all our special
are truly champions of Wines by Jennifer as illustrated
by the fact that Joe actually paid for several of
his employees to attend our Wine 101 course with
him, most of whom have gone on to become excellent
also introduced his brother and sister to us and
we now count them as loyal Wine Club members, too.
short, we owe a great, big THANK YOU to Joe and Brenae,
along with our congratulations on beautiful baby
by Jennifer Featured Testimonial
just wanted to share my impression of your June white
Wine Club pick, the Goldwater Marlborough Sauvignon
Blanc - WOW! I am even thinking it tops my all-time
favorite, Kim Crawford! Such a fabulous choice. Thanks
for sharing great finds with your club members! Iíll
have to pick this one up again...
a testimonial about your experience at Wines
by Jennifer and if we select it for inclusion
in a future newsletter, you'll win a complimentary
wine tasting at Wines by Jennifer.)
nearly 1,000 pages and weighing in at over eight
pounds, this book seriously delivers the goods on
wine for wine novices and experts alike.
with a long history of wine, then progresses through
the basics of choosing, serving, tasting, and storing
wine. From there, he takes the reader to the vineyard,
exploring varietals, terroir, and cultivation; and
to the winery, where he dissects the pressing, fermentation
and aging processes.
focus next shifts to the wine-producing regions of
the world. Coverage of each region or country includes
a historical overview, detailed growing maps, production
details and statistics, and a selection of wine producers
with samples of their labels.
well-written and wonderfully illustrated, we highly
recommend this beautiful tome as a worthy addition
to any wine lover's library.
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