Entries by theoconeecellar

September Beer of the Month Selection

September 2014 Victory Brewing Company Festbier The story of Victory Brewing Company starts on a school bus in 1973 when fifth-graders Ron Barchet and Bill Covaleski stepped aboard, on their way to a new school. The two became fast friends and remained so, even as they grew up and went to college on opposite coasts. […]

August 2014 Wine Club Selections

August 2014 The Pozzan Family What began as a love of terroir, has grown into a legacy. With his roots extending to Italy’s famed Piemonte wine region, Michael Pozzan was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, but spent summers with his grandparents on their 35-acre vineyard estate. Located in Healdsburg, Michael’s grandfather […]

August 2014 The Oconee Beer Club

August 2014     The Oconee Beer Club For the inaugural month of The Oconee Beer Club we chose The Dogfish Head Namaste. The Story of Dogfish Head The story of Dogfish Head began in June of 1995 when we opened Dogfish Head Brewings & Eats, the first state’s first brewpub opened in the resort beach community […]

July 2014 Wine Club Selections

July 2014                      The Oconee Wine Club This month’s white wine comes from a very well known winery located in Adelaide Hills, Australia called Jacob’s Creek.  In 1847, a young Bavarian immigrant called Johann Gramp missed the wine he used to drink in his home land. Instead of changing his habits, he decided to start growing […]

How to: Selecting the perfect wine

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The Oconee Beer Club

The Oconee Beer Club The Oconee Cellar will pick out a different specialty micro-brew each month The price each month for your allotted beer will vary (between $ 7.99 and $ 14.99) Some beers may come in 32 oz. bottles, 4 packs, 6 packs, cans or bottles, etc… By signing up for The Oconee Beer […]

Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2012 Pre-Sale

We are getting the Mollydooker Carnival of Love 2012 Shiraz in at the end of the month. This wine is rated 95 points by both Robert Parker and Wine Spectator! Sine 2005 it has been rated between 93 and 98 by Parker and 94-96 by Wine Spectator. Pre-sale price is $ 69.99 per bottle. Save […]

June 2014 Wine Club Selections

June 2014         Wine Cub Selections The white for this month is the Chateau Vrai Caillou 2012 ( $ 12.99).  The chateau’s name literally translated means ‘The True Chateau of Rock’. Firstly ‘caillou’ means ‘pebble, stones or rock’ and you can find examples of chateaux named after pebbles dotted across Bordeaux – an example of a […]

May 2014 Wine Club Selections

May 2014            The Oconee Wine Club Both wines this month come from Australian winery called Wild Oats.  Wild Oats Wines are produced by premier Australian winemakers, the Oatley family. Well known for their sailing and tourism pursuits, the Oatley’s first major venture was in fact wine, where Bob Oatley and his three children Andrew (Sandy), […]