Being the unfortunate sports fan who roots for the Boston Red Sox and the New York Jets, this has not been an easy Fall. And with the Broncos and Patriots up next on the Jets schedule, it’s only going to get worse. So when droves of customers came in on Wednesday in their Bruins gear, it was a welcome fresh start to my sports world. Bring on hockey!


Good luck to the B’s this season and remember to stop by Wakefield Liquors for all your sports watching and tailgating needs.


 Friday, October 10, 4-7pm

Hearst Ranch Winery

Paso Robles, California

Steve Hearst and Jim Saunders began their business relationship and friendship after Jim purchased a Hearst Ranch tour at a Hearst Cancer Resource Center fundraiser. As the saying goes, “a meeting of the minds” developed into this benevolent project – Hearst Ranch Winery. Independently, Steve Hearst and Jim Saunders are accomplished businessmen that have the talent, imagination and integrity to create great things. Collectively, their shared vision on sustainable agriculture, resource protection and historical preservation brought Hearst Ranch Winery to fruition.

Three Sisters Cuvee White 2011 $17.99
The nose of the 2011 Three Sisters Cuvée is driven by apricot, violet and white peach. The front end of the flavor profile is dominated with peach and nectarine flavors that transition to mild back end acidity with lingering flavors of orange zest. Made from Grenache Blanc and Viognier, it is a classic example of the white wines from the Rhone Valley.

Glacier Ridge Chardonnay 2011 $17.99
Aromatically, the 2011 Glacier Ridge Chardonnay is driven by bright citrus and peach with underlying hints of mango and vanilla. The entrance of the flavor profile is dominated by genuine pineapple and citrus supported with zesty mid-palate acidity. The 2011 Glacier Ridge boasts a lemon cream and guava fruit driven finish.

Merlot 2010 $26.99
The 2010 Pico Creek Merlot is the poster child for balance. Garnet in color with astounding clarity and medium intensity, Pico Creek showcases classic Merlot aromas of cherry, plum, raspberry, cigar box, black pepper, with a nice inclusion of French oak. The front end of the flavor profile brings pleasing cherry flavors transitioning to a blackberry driven mid palate with incredible acidity and structure, which sets the stage for the finish line. Our 2010
Pico Creek Merlot has a lovely finish driven by raspberry, spice, tea, forest floor, and long velvety tannin.

Petite Sirah 2011 $24.99
Petite Sirah is one of the most powerful varieties grown in the entire Paso Robles AVA. The Pergola is testimony in the glass, with dark purple and blackish hues. The 2011 releases seductive blueberry, coffee, blackberry and dried violet aromas with each swirl of the glass. The flavor profile is driven with black fruit and blueberry, wrapped up in raspberry and clove with fine grained tannins on the finish.

Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 $26.99
The 2011 Cabernet Sauvignon, “Bunkhouse” boasts dusty black fruits, sweet French oak, and chocolate covered cherries in the background. The foreground of the flavor profile is dominated by bright blackberry and round tannins with a caramel edge. The lengthy finish features black fruits and cassis.

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