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Instagram Live with Xavier Barlier, SVP of Marketing and Communication for Louis Roederer

May 12, 2021

Join us on Thursday, May 13th at 5:00PM when Wally’s President Christian Navarro will be catching up with Xavier Barlier, SVP of Marketing & Communication for Maisons Marques & Domaines, in a live virtual tasting on Wally’s TV. Representing the exclusive importer of Champagne Louis Roederer, Xavier will be guiding us through a lineup of Roederer’s most exciting new releases. The tasting will feature the 2012 Louis Roederer Et Philippe Starck Rose Brut Nature and 2012 Louis Roederer Cristal available now for this offering. Place your order today and taste along with Christian and Xavier to learn about the history and style of one of the most revered houses in Champagne.


THE DETAILS

When:

Thursday, May 13th, 5:00PM

Where:

Instagram Live @Wallysofficial

What:

Taste and enjoy the finest expressions of the Champagnes, hear personal stories from Xavier, ask questions during a live Q&A

How:

Step 1: Follow Wally’s Official on Instagram @wallysofficial

Step 2: To experience the wine with Xavier and Christian, order your bottles today.


2012 Louis Roederer Et Philippe Starck Rose Brut Nature

Wally's Price: $99

This bone-dry Champagne, conceived by Roederer and designer Philippe Starck, shows fine maturity that balances the tight texture that still comes from the freshest fruits. With this balance and poise this beautiful wine is ready to drink. - Wine Enthusiast

93 points, Wine Enthusiast

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM


2012 Louis Roederer Cristal

Wally's Price: $300

The 2012 Cristal is another absolutely stellar wine this flight of recent releases. Rich, vinous and beautifully textured, the 2012 has been nothing short of magnificent on the three occasions I have tasted it so far. In the glass, the 2012 is radiant and luscious, yet it possesses remarkable transparency and striking aromatic depth. Light tropical notes develop in the glass, giving the 2012 a real feeling of exotic beauty. The 2012 is the first vintage of Cristal done with 100% organically-farmed fruit, an approach introduced gradually starting with the 2007 that has profoundly changes Cristal, especially in its aromatic breadth. Two thousand twelve is the vintage where endless trials and experiments in farming and winemaking are fully realized. The 2012 is just stunning. It’s as simple as that. Dosage is just over 7 grams per liter, the lowest it has even been for Cristal. - Vinous

98 points, Vinous

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM



Robb Report Rare & Fine Wine

May 3, 2021

This second edition of Robb Report’s Rare & Fine wine program, offered in partnership with Wally’s Wine & Spirits, contains four reds that can be enjoyed now or aged for years to come. These difficult-to-source wines include older vintages from the private libraries of several estates and one special bottle that’s available exclusively through this curation. The unique selection of library wines were chosen for their excellent vintage years, authenticity and premium quality. In this collection, you’ll discover the following wines:


Memento Mori 2017 Vanitas Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley (Exclusive Selection): The 2017 Vanitas Cabernet Sauvignon is a new blend for the brand, the 2017 being its inaugural vintage. And even for a winery with production limited to just about 2,000 cases total annually, this is one of its most exclusive reds to date, with just 55 cases made. It’s not even available through the winery itself. Forward aromas of sweet tobacco, black cherries and roasted meat jump from the glass. Rich, complex and balanced on the palate, it provides a perfect combination of savory and fruity characteristics. It can be enjoyed now or aged for another decade.

Château Bélair-Monange 2009 Bordeaux (Library Selection): The Saint-Émilion region enjoyed an incredible year in 2009, resulting in one of Château Bélair-Monange’s finest wines to date. Now, with nearly 12 years under its belt, that vintage is even more spectacular. Raspberry fruit, dark plum and crushed rock on the nose lead the way to lush flavors of black currants and black cherries. This library bottle comes direct from the estate’s personal cellars, ensuring the best possible provenance.

Prunotto 2010 Bussia Barolo, Piedmont (Library Selection): The magic of Prunotto Bussia Barolo starts with the Nebbiolo grape, which has given us some of the most elegant and age-worthy wines in the world. 2010 has become known as a defining year in Barolo, delivering extremely high-quality wines. Coming from the estate’s private library stash, the 2010 Bussia lives up to the hype. Powerful, pure flavors of red cherry, citrus zest and earth greet the palate with supple but ample tannins, even 11 years on. Its full body and significant structure make it a perfect match with meat and cheese.

Maison Joseph Drouhin 2016 Beaune Clos des Mouches Rouge, Premier Cru, Burgundy (Library Selection): Maison Joseph Drouhin has built a reputation for crafting wines that perfectly reflect individual terroir and vintage characteristics like few other domaines in Burgundy. Clos des Mouches was one of the original vineyards Maurice Drouhin bought in the 1920s and is one of the most famous Premier Cru vineyards of Beaune.We are excited to share this stunning, rare and sought-after pinot noir on the maison’s 100-year anniversary. Its elegant tannins provide great length and grip on the suave, complex finish. This wine will continue to evolve for the next decade and beyond.

Robb Report Rare & Fine Wine

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM




Instagram Live with Bertha González Nieves, CEO and Co-Founder of Casa Dragones Tequila.

April 30, 2021

Join us for our live Cinco de Mayo Celebration on Wednesday, May 5th at 5:00PM when Wally’s President Christian Navarro will be catching up with Bertha González Nieves, CEO and Co-Founder of Casa Dragones Tequila, in a live virtual tasting on Wally’s TV. Dubbed, “The First Lady of Tequila,” by the Los Angeles Times, Bertha has been certified as the first female Maestra Tequilera by the Academia Mexicana de Catadores de Tequila, the organization recognized by The Tequila Regulatory Council (CRT). This tasting will feature the Tequila Casa Dragones Barrel Blend, a 100% Blue Agave añejo tequila distinguished by its double barrel aging process. Place your order today and taste along with Christian and Bertha to learn about this extraordinary tequila.

Continue the Cinco de Mayo celebration with our Casa Dragones Cocktail Kit. We've made the drinks - just add Casa Dragones Tequila! Order our kit below.


THE DETAILS

When:

Wednesday, May 5th at 5:00PM

Where:

Instagram Live @Wallysofficial

What:

Taste and enjoy the finest expressions of the tequila, hear personal stories from Bertha, ask questions during a live Q&A

How:

Step 1: Follow Wally’s Official on Instagram @wallysofficial

Step 2: To experience the tequila, order your bottles today.



Casa Dragones Anejo Tequila 750mL

Wally's Price: $160

Casa Dragones Barrel Blend, 100% Blue Agave Añejo tequila, achieves its distinctive character from being matured in two different wood barrels, new French Oak and new American Oak, each selected for their individual flavor and characteristics. At the end of the aging process, both barrel styles are blended together to create a uniquely smooth, agave-forward taste profile. - Producer Notes

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM



Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila 750mL

Wally's Price: $80

Named the “Best Blanco Tequila” by Epicurious, Casa Dragones Blanco is a small batch, 100% Pure Blue Agave silver tequila, crafted to deliver the true essence of agave through an innovative process that focuses on purity, for a crisp, smooth taste that is perfect to enjoy on the rocks or in signature craft cocktails. - Producer Notes

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM


Casa Dragones Joven Tequila 750mL

Wally's Price: $300

Dubbed the “Tastemakers’ Top Tequila” by Forbes Magazine, Casa Dragones Joven is a small batch, master blend of 100% Blue Agave silver and extra aged tequila, rested in new American oak barrels, for a complex, smooth taste that is perfect for sipping and pairing with food. - Producer Notes

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM


Casa Dragones Cinco de Mayo Paloma Cocktail Kit

Wally's Price: $95 (with Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila 750mL)

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with our Casa Dragones Paloma Kit! Each kit comes with our Wally’s Proper Paloma Mixer (each flask makes two drinks) and a 750ml bottle of Casa Dragones Blanco Tequila, plus a recipe card to build your easy-to-make cocktails!

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM



Casa Dragones Cinco de Mayo Margarita Cocktail Kit

Wally's Price: $175 (with Casa Dragones Blanco Anejo 750mL)

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with our Casa Dragones Margarita Kit! Each kit comes with Christian's Dragones Margarita Mixer (each flask makes two drinks) and a 750ml bottle of Casa Dragones Anejo Tequila, plus a recipe card to build your easy-to-make cocktails!

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM





Instagram Live with Sean Pitts, Executive Winemaker and President of Happy Canyon Vineyard

April 20, 2021

Join us on Friday, April 23rd at 5:00PM when Wally’s President Christian Navarro will be catching up with Sean Pitts, Executive Winemaker & President of Happy Canyon Vineyards, in a live virtual tasting on Wally’s TV. As Executive Winemaker since 2013, Sean is responsible for all operations of Happy Canyon Vineyards and has unique insight on the growth of Santa Barbara wine country and the Happy Canyon AVA. The tasting will feature the 2019 Piocho Sauvignon Blanc, the 2017 Piocho Red, and the 2016 Ten Goal Cabernet Sauvignon available now for this offering. Place your order today and taste along with Christian and Seanto learn about some of the greatest wines currently being made in Santa Ynez Valley.


THE DETAILS

When:

Friday, April 23rd at 5:00PM

Where:

Instagram Live @Wallysofficial

What:

Taste and enjoy the finest expressions of the winery, hear personal stories from Sean, ask questions during a live Q&A

How:

Step 1: Follow Wally’s Official on Instagram @wallysofficial

Step 2: To experience the wine with Sean and Christian, order your bottles today.



2019 Happy Canyon Vineyard Piocho Sauvignon Blanc

Wally's Price: $25

A bit shy on the nose at first, this bottling, which includes 15% Sémillon, opens up to show aromas of pomelo pith, wet stone and a light pear flesh. The texture is light but engaging on the palate, where apple, rounded kiwi and tighter lemon-pith flavors converge. - Producer Notes

91 points, Wine Enthusiast

May 15, 2019 7:27:57 AM



2017 Happy Canyon Piocho Red

Wally's Price: $30

Aromatically, the wine is uplifting, with notes of plum, ceder, bing cherry, berry pie and hints of earth and red clay. On the palate the wine is fruitful, exuberant, with red plum and blackberry. The wine continues with fine-grain tannins, saddle leather and wonderful savory notes. The finish is long and satisfying with lingering dusty tannins and expressive resolved fruit. The wine is wonderful to drink today and will continue to evolve in balance, length and complexity as the more structured Cabernet Sauvignon matures. This wine will continue to develop and excel over the next ten years. - Producer Notes

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM

2016 Happy Canyon Barrack Ten Goal Cabernet Sauvignon

Wally's Price: $95

The finished wine has dark intense black / red velvet color with hues of magenta. The aromas open with lush black fruits, brioche toast, plums, and cranberries that jump out of the glass. On the palate, the wine has intensely structured tannins, superlatively balanced with dark fruit and steady acidity. The wine displays stunning and persistent length with savory fruit, a lush mouthfeel, and complex fruit that evolve and develop as the wine opens in the glass. The wine is blended with perfect amounts of Merlot, for mid-palate softness, Cabernet Franc adding a spicy lift, Malbec adding an earthy full rich flavor and Petit Verdot, with its intense color and powerful tannins seamlessly intertwining them all. Pairs well with big fatty grilled meats. - Producer Notes

May 15, 2019 6:27:57 AM

Instagram Live with Yvonne Niami, Founder of VIVA XXXII Tequila

April 13, 2021

Join us this Thursday, April 15th at 5:00PM when Wally’s President Christian Navarro will be catching up with VIVA XXXII Tequila Founder, Yvonne Niami, in a live virtual tasting on Wally’s TV! Yvonne’s mission was to create a super premium hand-crafted tequila as an affordable luxury, something anyone could enjoy, sip and savor. And with that, VIVA XXXII was born. In addition to being an award winning tequila, VIVA gives back by contribuiting 10% of net proceeds towards preventing animal abuse.

Grab a glass, some rocks, a bottle of VIVA XXXII Tequila, and come taste along with us on Thursday!



THE DETAILS

When:

Thursday, April 15th at 5:00PM

Where:

Instagram Live @Wallysofficial

What:

Taste and enjoy the finest expressions of the tequila, hear personal stories from Yvonne, ask questions during a live Q&A

How:

Step 1: Follow Wally’s Official on Instagram @wallysofficial

Step 2: To experience the tequila, order your bottles today.


Viva XXXII Joven Tequila 750mL

Wally's Price: $40

With an agave forward aroma, the flavor features notes of lemon peel, white pepper, vanilla and Yerba. The taste is crips and clean, with a medium-to-long finish. - Producer Notes

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM


Viva XXXII Reposado Tequila 750mL

Wally's Price: $45

Its aromas are agave forward with vanilla and caramel. A hint of toasted nuts lend a crisp, buttery balance. A medium finish of vanilla and floral notes create a well-rounded, refined and delicate taste. - Producer Notes

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM


Viva XXXII Extra Anejo Tequila 750mL

Wally's Price: $100

The longer aging process brings forth fruit notes with delicious hints of caramel, sandalwood and honey on the palate, giving it a full body with an exceptionally smooth finish. - Producer Notes

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM

Instagram Live with David Catching, Bingo Richey, and Butch Vig, Owners of Rancho de la Luna Mezcal

April 12, 2021

Join us this Tuesday, April 13th at 5:00PM when Wally’s President Christian Navarro will be catching up with Rancho de la Luna Mezcal Owners, David Catching, Bingo Richey, and Butch Vig, in a live virtual tasting on Wally’s TV! Rancho de la Luna Mezcal is an artisanal, sustainable 100% agave mezcal. It is hand-crafted and bottled with the same generous spirits of warm hospitality, creativity, and attention to detail that has made the RANCHO de la LUNA recording studio a destination for artists, and a beacon for music fans worldwide.



THE DETAILS

When:

Tuesday, April 13th at 5:00PM

Where:

Instagram Live @Wallysofficial

What:

Taste and enjoy the finest expressions of the mezcal, hear personal stories from David, Bingo and Butch, ask questions during a live Q&A

How:

Step 1: Follow Wally’s Official on Instagram @wallysofficial

Step 2: To experience the mezcal order your bottle today.



Rancho De La Luna Mezcal 750mL

Wally's Price: $50

A perfect balance of aromas, our Espadin Joven carries notes of spice, quince, and fresh olives. Tasting finds hints of piña, clove, vegetal and roasted cashew. The exhle carries spice, white pepper, and a breath of cocoa. - Producer Notes

Mar 27, 2021 6:18:03 AM