Marcassin vs Burgundy!

By: AJ McClellan A few months ago member and friend, Ivan the Fiver, and I had a discussion about the quality of Pinot Noir and Chardonnay out of California and how it rivals the great wines of Burgundy. We agreed to have a tasting of California’s best vs...

Chevy and Lalande

When it rains, it really does pour. After a day of sending an offer on an epic collection of 2009 Bordeaux as well as the 200-point wine, 2008 Penfolds Grange, our day was capped by two phenomenal wines taking our day to a whole new level.   First poured was the...

Generous Wines From Around the World

By: Ryan Tedder The dog days of summer are quickly approaching here at Graileys. How do we beat the heat? We sit inside our wine cave in frigid AC drinking rich wines from all around. It was quite a line-up of great juice and a number of members decided to stop by and...

Old Meets New On A Beautiful Saturday

By: Ryan Tedder  My inaugural Graileys post is full of enjoyment from this last weekend.  We paired some amazing White Burg, Bubbles, and young Barolo with some of my favorite domestic producers-Favia and Robert Foley. It was such a pretty day we propped the door open...

Bond Steals the Show

By: AJ McClellan Yesterday was almost too much fun at Graileys. We had a few members in and a private party in the back room. While the back room was conducting business we popped a few epic bottles up front. The star of the show was hands down the 1999 Bond Melbury,...