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For twenty years, William has played a role in the food and wine industry. A Boston native with extensive experience in fine dining, he came to New York with his chef/wife Lisa in 2004 eager to explore the offerings of New York City and its world-class culinary pedigree. Since then, he immersed himself in Italian wines, running Vino Italian Wine and Spirits, one of the cityís most respected boutique wine shops and became the Wine and Beverage Director of iTrulli Restaurant. With an Advanced Certificate (WSET) from the International Wine Center, William continues to constantly explore the marriage of wine and food with his wife as they travel and entertain friends and family, and participate in the occasional underground supper-club.

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‘A truly well rounded Chard that brings together profiles from a wide range of appelations. Tropical fruit and citrus give way to a mellow mid palate. The finish is dry with hints of vanilla and spice. Serves as a great apperetif and will ... more
Sku: P61213

Reg. $14.99
On Sale $16.99

'The 2013 Russian River Chardonnay continues to maintain the quality that I have come to expect from Buehler each year. A beautiful merger of stone fruit, citrus and soft spice that unfolds with a lush mouthfeel and bright mineral finish. They ... more
Sku: 724404

Reg. $18.99

Chardonnay is certainly a grape that takes well to the barrel. But it is equally enjoyable when oak is avoided and the wine is presented in its simplest expression. I find Saracina a beautiful example of this. Crisp with bright layers of ripe pear, ... more
Sku: 051124

Reg. $11.99
On Sale $10.99

Created by a partnership between O'Neill Vintners and Crafted Brands, the BackStory label presents a varietaly accurate and well produced line of wines. The Chardonnay is no exception. Clean and very enjoyable, crisp apple and pear with fresh ... more
Sku: P60710

Reg. $29.99

Made from grapes originating in younger sites the Sebella line nevertheless exhibits great character that has come to be expected from this classic winery. The wine ferments in stainless steel and uses a more juditious approach to the barrel ... more
Sku: P59183

Reg. $17.99
On Sale $15.99

‘From the people of Banshee Wines, Rickshaw Chardonnay follows the same selective process of sourcing great fruit all up the coast to produce a really knock out value. Beautiful apple and stonefruit fruit, a rich mid palate laced with mineral ... more
Sku: P61166

Reg. $29.99
On Sale $28.99

‘Since the late 90’s Steve Dutton and Dan Goldfield have been crafting exceptional wines form the Russian River valley. The 2013 Dutton Ranch Chardonnay is sourced from many vineyard sights primarily in the Green Valley appellation, known for ... more
Sku: P61087

Reg. $18.99
On Sale $19.99

'Produced by the Jackson siblings Kimberly and Trent with veteran winemaker Kirk Venge, the Y3 label expresses wines that are not pressed to be too overloaded. The Chardonnay is just that and it is beautiful, lush pear and honeyed fruit with a ... more
Sku: P60392


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