Chateau Labadie 91 Points!

It’s still snowing here in CT, and many other states, and nothing goes better with snowstorms, juicy steaks and cozy fires than a velvety Bordeaux. Named an Editors’ Choice in Wine Enthusiast’s April 2019 issue, and awarded 91 Points, Château Labadie 2016 Médoc is a stellar choice. “Both generous and well-structured” with “attractive black-currant fruits,”  Roger Voss describes the voluptuous red as a powerful wine “full of potential from […]

DMS Welcomes New Distributor Bacchus

DMS is now serving MD, DE, VA and Washington, DC! We’re thrilled to be working with Bacchus, our new distributor serving MD, VA, DE & Washington, DC. They’re infusing new energy into 4 markets left underserved after closures of International Wine Brokers and J.W. Sieg. Bacchus has been recognized for its expertise in curating fine wines. Owned by the Merinoff family since 1994, Bacchus was […]

Top 100!

Hip, Hip Hooray! We received the fantastic news that Domaine du Vieux Lazaret White 2015 received 93 points and made the Top 100 Cellar Selections list for 2018 in Wine Enthusiast. To give you an idea of how hard it is to have the honor of being named to this list, the magazine reviews some […]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from DMS

Many of you are extremely transient and we find our cards getting old-fashioned mailed to you get sent back. We just can’t keep up with all you movers and shakers out there. So, if you didn’t receive our card, well, here it is! As you can see, we’re very into the three-generation thing right now. […]

DMS Mourns Loss of Wine Great: Jerome Quiot

It was with heavy hearts that we learned of the passing of Jerome Quiot of Vignobles Famille Quiot in November 2018. He was one of a kind and loved by so many. May Jerome rest in peace and the Quiot find solace over time in the memories they hold dear. Below is a press release […]

Wine Tasting with Neighbors

We had a blast hosting our first wine tasting at home for the Newcomers Club of Ridgefield. Our theme was excellent French wines for your Thanksgiving table. When registration opened, we quickly hit capacity with 20 unknown neighbors, mostly couples, registering! We had to cap the event at 20 because that’s really all we can […]

DMS on Shelves in…Wellfleet

                  While visiting some family on Cape Cod, we decided to meander into the main retail wine shops of Wellfleet, Massachusetts to see what was shaking. We’re always on the lookout for interesting and creative labels and cool shelf-talkers that tell us about new wines. Boy, were […]

Harvest Report: Château de Pizay 2018

We’ve gotten word that the 2018 harvest went extremely well at Château de Pizay!   You’ll recall that this is one of the oldest and most famous estates of the Beaujolais region in France.   Check out the beautiful and artistic photos from this year’s fruitful harvest.   The vineyard, based in Morgon, covers 100 acres […]

DMS on Ridgefield Magazine’s Best Wine Lists

My, oh my! Ridgefield, you have such good taste. In the September/October 2018 issue of Ridgefield Magazine, we read an article entitled “Wining Out” (nice play on words, by the way) in which the top four restaurants with the best wine lists were called out. Imagine our joy at seeing David Milligan Selections wines on […]