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Did you miss out on Beaujolais Nouveau?

Last Thursday, Le Pichet once again celebrated the arrival of the first new wine of 2019. For the 18th year running, the 3rd Thursday in November has meant our Fête de Beaujolais Nouveau and it was just a blast. A … Continue reading

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Save the date to fête the Beaujolais Nouveau

Join us for the 19th edition of our cafe-style celebration of the first new wine of 2019. Enjoy Beaujolais Nouveau by the glass, pichet, bottle or from the cask Menu of regional and traditional street-food favorites Live music beginning at … Continue reading

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Domaine de la Graveirette “Ju de Vie” rosé 2018

New to the wine list at Café Presse and Le Pichet! The “Ju de Vie” rosé from Domaine de la Gravereirette is ideal for summer quaffing or as a match for summer dishes. Le Domaine de la Gravereirette is located … Continue reading

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Now on the wine list at Le Pichet

Located near where the geological zones of the Bordelais and the Languedoc converge, the tiny wine region of Cabardès has always been a bit of an anomaly. Here, the vines of the two regions coexist and combine to make some … Continue reading

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Swiss Wine coming to Le Pichet

It may be a first: a Swiss wine is coming to the wine list at Le Pichet. Wine Director Joanne Herron says that Swiss wines are rare in the U.S. because the majority of wine produced in Switzerland is consumed … Continue reading

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February Chef’s Dinner photos

Our Quarterly Chef’s Dinner took place at Cafe Presse last evening and frankly it was a blast. The theme for February’s dinner was  “Celebrate Sparkles” and  it offered a great opportunity both to try some of the lesser-known sparking wine … Continue reading

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Bringing back the Salmis

The February Chef’s Dinner at Cafe Presse is all about sparkling wine from the French countryside. Although many people think of sparkling wine for a toast, it can often be a struggle to find a place for bubbles during the … Continue reading

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“Celebrate Sparkles” Dinner Menu

Tuesday February 26, 2019  Menu Les amuse bouches Mimolette and bacon gougères warm from the oven Black cod tartare, pink grapefruit, chervil, shallots on house-made buckwheat baguette ~ Potage aux légumes d’hiver et son consommé aux crevettes Shellfish consommé with … Continue reading

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Vin chaud for the Holidays

It’s that time of year again for our house made Vin Chaud, French-style hot mulled wine made with brandy, lemon, orange, honey and sweet winter spices. Just like at the Marché de Noël in France…Now at Le Pichet and Cafe … Continue reading

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M de Pentes de Barène

  In May of 2017, I wrote a post about a wonderful visit we had to Domaine les Pentes de Barène in Tursan, an tiny wine growing region in the SW of France.  I mentioned that our host, Gaelle Vergnes, … Continue reading

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