Best Pinot Noir Under $40 - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

Best Pinot Noir Wines Under $40

Pinot Noir is one of the world's most popular red wines. It's made from black-skinned grapes that thrive in a narrow spectrum of cooler climates. It's also notoriously difficult to grow. When done right, it produces lighter-bodied wines of elegance, complexity and longevity. They also pair wonderfully with almost everything…

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How To Find The Perfect Pinot Noir - Spec's Wines, Spirits & Finer Foods

How To Find The Perfect Pinot Noir

Pinot Noir is a black wine grape variety that hails from France. It’s one of France’s oldest grapes, cultivated more than a century ago by the Cistercian monks in Burgundy. Today, collectors prize Pinot Noir for its finesse and age-worthiness. Due to its popularity and difficulty to grow, it’s one…

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Pinot Noir Pairings

Pinot Noir Food Pairings

Everyone has a favorite party guest; somebody with a friendly, and approachable attitude, who can get along with anybody—no matter the circumstance or setting. In the wine world—Pinot Noir is that gregarious buddy. Pinot Noir is one of the most versatile and food-friendly red wines. The rich flavor profile of…

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Thanksgiving Made Easy!

Ahhh, Thanksgiving. The glorious day of turkey approaches, and if turkey was all you served, pairing a wine would be a breeze. But once the sides start arriving, pairing becomes almost impossible! The key is to choose wines that synchronize with a variety of ingredients and seasonings. By keeping a…

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The Big Cheese!

October is American Cheese Month! And lucky for you, Spec’s has many mouthwatering party trays to help you celebrate! Try the American Quartet, which features champagne, habanero, horseradish bacon and buffalo wing cheddars and is served with dried apricots, cranberries, raisins and nut mix. Want help figuring out the perfect…

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Super Scores: Wines for Football Season

Why not kick off football season with some MVP food and wine pairings? Spec’s carries a great selection of football foods and winning wines for a perfect pigskin party! Sunday morning before the game and you’re firing up the grill? Those marinating ribeyes will pair beautifully with a Spanish Rioja…

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Super Selections for Holiday Happenings

Holiday party season is coming to Spec’s! October’s festive costume parties lead into to the food-coma-inducing Thanksgiving dinner marathon, finally finishing with the season’s-end Christmas and New Year's free-for-alls. You’ve been invited to all the best parties, so stay on the “nice” list with a plan of action for these…

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