A bottle of wine, unlike a mattress, appreciates in value with age and can help one get a good night's sleep. Enjoy seasoned indulgences with today's Groupon: for $20, you get $50 worth of fine wine from Grapes of Norwalk online.
Since 1986, wine experts at Grapes of Norwalk have dutifully tasted and compiled a handpicked selection of domestic and imported fine wine. The easy-to-navigate site aids patrons with recommendations, including a list of the best wines under $20. A rotating pick of the week, hand-selected by the shop's proprietor, John Caplan, includes a vast array of reds, whites, rosés, dessert and sparkling wines, and ports, all of which hail from wine countries across the globe, from California to South Africa. The 2008 Valdicava rosso di montalcino ($39.99) traces its sangiovese roots to Tuscany, and consumers who press their ear to the bottle may hear the pastoral sounds of an Italian vineyard. The Maipe malbec reserva ($14.99) presents a taste of Argentina in a bottle, and the French Billecart-Salmon brut reserve ($49.99) bathes teeth in a bubbling bath. Both new and local customers can create a case of favorites to take advantage of free shipping within Connecticut and stock up on corks to prepare for future pin-cushion famines.
Since 1986, wine experts at GrapesWine.com have meticulously tasted and compiled a handpicked selection of domestic and imported fine wines. The easy to navigate website aids patrons with recommendations. Proprietor John Caplan hand-selects wines of the week, choosing a vast selection of reds, whites, rosés, ports, and dessert and sparkling wines, all of which hail from across the globe, from California to South Africa. Connoisseurs attend popular and highly-acclaimed wine tastings, led by knowledgeable taster Jim Winston as he recounts the flavorful notes and fragrant bouquets of countless varieties. Customers can create a case of favorites and pick up at a later date or have wines conveniently delivered to their homes or office within days.