Springing with Smith Story

Spring has Sprung! 

This email (this went out to our mailing list today) is a brief one, we are buried with all the great things happening this busy Spring Season. Our Spring 2016Release has kept us hustling in the shipping department. THANK YOU! A few cases of each wine are still available. Please note that the Lakota's View Sémillon and Thorn Ridge Pinot Noir are only available from the winery, these wines are very special small production and in high-demand...they will not see the light of day on retailer shelves anywhere. 

Speaking of a few cases left...there is 2014 Sauvignon Blanc, 2014 Chardonnay and 2014 Riesling available.  Today until April 1, SHIPPING IS ON US with a 4 bottle purchase or more, UPS Ground only. When placing your order use "2014whites" in the promo code slot to waive the shipping fee. Easy enough right? Visit our Wine Shop to purchase, while supplies last. Yes...you are welcome to pass this email along to your wine-loving friends. 

PLEASE NOTE: We will stop ground shipping once the temperatures start soaring across the nation. The window is narrowing. 

Duck This! 

Smith Story Pinot Noirs are a perfect match with duck. We've had this combo enough times now to swear on our dog's life (Lord Sandwich that is!) that you'll love this pairing as much as we do. 

A fabulous recipe from the legendary Liberty Ducks (located in Sonoma County) is now posted on Smith Story Eats. 

So what else... 

TODAY! Catch Ali live on-air during The Drive at 5pm PST on www.ksro.com. You can live stream from their website or tune in if you are local. She'll be discussing our Spring 2016 Release and telling Our Story! 

California: Whoa, our 2014 Sauvignon Blanc is now available by-the-glass at State Bird and Octavia restaurants in San Francisco. Bothclass acts and we are so very honored to have their support. SF Vintners Market! April 1-2 at the Metreon in San Francisco. If you want 50% discount on a ticket, please use the word "winery" at checkout. Here's the link: SF Vintners Market 

North Carolina: we're happy to welcome our new wholesale partner Proof Wine & Spirits! We'll have an update to our "Find" page soon with all the new great accounts that are supporting Smith Story Wine Cellars. 

Texas: Ali will be in Houston for a special Socks for Sandwich event the morning of April 9 and will also be pouring our wines during the Paws for Wine event at Sonoma Wine Bar later in the afternoon. Please email Ali for details, we'd love to see and visit with our Houston friends! 

The Chapters: Thanks for following our start-up journey, we posted a bit of rawness last night, it's been a wearing-our-heart-on-our-sleeve sorta year. Click to Read. 

Gimme more Rosé!! Our 2015 Rosé of Pinot Noir is on the ocean right now heading to the US from Germany. The wait if killing us, and we made 800 cases this year. So prepare for some serious PINK partying throughout the summer. Wine should start shipping mid-April. 

Cheers to Spring 2016! 

- Eric and Ali Story 

Smith Story Wine Cellars

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