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    FREE FRIDAY WINE TASTING 4:30-6:30

    Friday April 26th tasting 4:30-6:30

    2017 Zorzal Garnacha
    regular $11.99 wine club $9.99

    90+ points Wine Advocate
    “The entry-level red 2017 Garnacha is an amazing value, as it has grapes from dry-farmed and head-pruned old vineyards in the village of Fitero. It fermented with full clusters, in stainless steel, with indigenous yeasts and bottled unoaked to preserve the freshness and acidity. This is lively and fresh due to harvesting early and using stems since the conditions of the year were warm and very dry. It's a juicy, delicious Garnacha and is really tasty. They are on their way up, and each vintage seems to be better than the previous one. A great Garnacha at a great price. 80,000 bottles produced.” Practicing organic farming.


    2017 Cristia Cotes du Rhone Les Garrigue
    regular $21.99 wine club $18.99

    100% Grenache from 50+ year old vines. Located just east of Chateauneuf-du-Pape and considered one of the top sites for CdR (Another famous wine from this area is the Coudoulet de Beaucastel). Elegant and richly concentrated with red brambly berry, dried herbs, graphite and ripe black currants. Vivid, ruby red with a plush, deep texture. Certified organic farming.

    Natural wine importer Pierre Gastaldello (on left) of Bobo Selections will be our presenter on Sunday Oct. 14th for a free wine class

    EVENTS, CLASSES, AND DINNERS

    Saturday Blind Tasting 1-4 pm...
    We will guide you through the steps of blind tasting and assessing a wine and provide you with 8 possible answers. Guess the correct grape and you'll receive 10% off on all your wine purchases that day. Guess wrong and you can still buy the mystery wine at a special sale price. 
     
    Wines of Chablis Class April 28th @ 7pm--SOLD OUT

  • Land of the Giants

    1.5 litre wine magnums in stock

     

    Champagne Laherte Freres Ultratradition Brut 1.5 Litre

    $105.99

     

    Billecart-Salmon Rose 1.5 litre $199.99

     

    Le Clerc Briant Reserve Brut $149.99

     

    Francois Baur Cremant 1.5 litre $49.99

     

    Check out our collection of mags.

     

    New arrival! 2018 Fabien Jouves A Table Rose now $36.99

     

    2015 Jean-Marc Brocard Chablis Sainte Clair 1.5 Litre

    Single vineyard, certified organic farming. Extended lees contact--creamy, medium body, delicious.

    now $49.99

     

     

     

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    Gift Cards available

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  • 435 rhode island st.

    five points. buffalo, ny, 14213
    4 blocks west from Richmond Ave. 
  • mission

    At paradise wine we stock an inventory of hand-selected wines, tasting each and every offering on our shelves. We are the everyday wine shop, with the majority of our wines in the under $20 price range. Our relationship with our customers is our first priority and we define our success by your satisfaction. Our continual goal is to find the wines that suit your specific palate.

    In addition to finding wines of character at great value, we also only buy wines that are farmed in adherence with sustainable or better, farming practices. For those who enjoy wines made with minimalist intervention, our inventory also features a vast selection of biodynamically farmed and natural wines, made with low or no added sulfur, indigenous yeast, and no filtration. In 2017, in the August 28th edition of Bon Appetit magazine, https://www.bonappetit.com/story/what-is-natural-wine

    we were featured alongside a handful of retailers in the US as one of the top shops for finding natural wines. While this recognition is much appreciated, our primarily purpose will always be finding wines that are standouts in their category. Located in the bustling Five Points area on Buffalo’s west side, we identify as a neighborhood shop and strive to be an integral part of improving our community.

    In summary, this is our mantra…

    • we believe in delicious and affordable wine and spirits.
    • we support small family wineries using traditional methods.
    • we rejoice in sustainable, organic and biodynamic farming.
    • you know what tastes good. we can’t wait to share our discoveries with you.

    "Someday we will look back on this dark era of agriculture and shake our heads. How could we have ever believed it was a good idea to grow our food with poisons?" --Jane Goodall

  • Bio's

    The tasting team!

    Paula

    aspiring to wine nerdom and co-partner

    Best friends with co-partner Lauren, Paula finally got the chance to "open her own damn shop" when Lauren found the perfect retail space in an abandoned building that was once a hardware store in the early 1900's. Paula's approach to wine is investigative--to find the best wine, healthiest grapes, and most talented winemakers and offer it up at affordable pricing. Traveling to wine events, meeting with winemakers, networking with local non-for profit businesses and collaborating with Buffalo chefs is at the core of how paradise wine weaves itself into the fabric of a city, of a neighborhood and beyond. It's all about making the customer smile and supporting clean farming.

    Joe

    Cellar Master

    Joe Nason, connoisseur and caretaker of all things yeasted, began his career at Premier back in 2008. After six years of falling in love with the wine world and learning the ins & outs of the retail side of the industry, he departed Buffalo to follow his passion of winemaking, working his first harvest at Hall Wines in the Napa Valley. Between harvests he resided in Austin, Texas flexing his pastry skills at various restaurants around the city. Four domestic harvests later (Napa, the Willamette, the Finger Lakes, and the Niagara Escarpment), life brought him back to his native WNY, where he was picked up by Paradise Wine in October of 2017. Ever the intrepid biblical scholar, you can find him in the shop professing his subversive Good News that “Jesus drank Riesling.”

    Lauren

    legendary founder and co-partner

    There wouldn't be a paradise wine without this hurricane force of a woman. Self-made and on her own from the age of 18 when she high-tailed from Buffalo to New Orleans with her boyfriend to learn the ways of big cities. Lauren purchased the building, originally built in the late 1800's, in 2012 and began a total restoration. Full-time city realtor, Lauren's enthusiasm is famous for helping to build safe, walkable neighborhoods in the city peppered with fun, original shops like ours!

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