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    Friday Dec. 6th features

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    2018 Laurent Miquel Viognier Solas
    regular $12.99 wine club $10.99

    Intoxicating aromas of spiced pears and honeysuckle give way to flavors of poached pear, apricot, fresh lime, and white blossoms all well-seasoned with a dash of salt. Finish is juicy orange. Delicious. Certified sustainable farming with organic practices.
    NV François Baur Crémant de Alsace Brut Reserve
    regular $22.99 wine club $19.99

    A customer favorite! This Brut is dry, yet brimming with flavors of white peach, buttered biscuits, minerals and flowers. Effervescent and clean, in some vintages this wine may be 100% Pinot Blanc; in others it is a blend of Pinot Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, and Pinot Gris. Baur owns 27 acres of vines, half of which are within the famous Grand Cru vineyard of Brand. Certified biodynamic farming.
    2015 Le Ragose Valpolicella Ripasso
    regular $21.99 wine club $19.99

    This may be one of the most overlooked pairings for barbecue! Medium-full body, savory with dark fruits and hints of dates and worn leather. Deep and concentrated with juicy plum and ground spices. Velvety on the palate with extraordinary complexity. Farmed with organic practices.

    Friday tasting 4:30-6:30

    Coming soon new retail website! We think it's time you can buy online...

    Upcoming Events
    Dec. 12th @ Pausa Art House  French wine pairings with Ryan Seward from Polaner Selections
    Dec. 14th 12-5 Holiday Festival @ Five Points  Natural wine tasting 12-3; 3-5 Tommy Rotter tasting

  • Natural wine alert!

    Natural wine New Arrivals...



    Hope Well

    Unico Zelo

    Frank Cornelissen

    Anders Frederik Steen

    Pax North Coast Syrah

    Matthieu Barret

    Fabien Jouves

    Thomas Jullien

    Strekov Big Fred # 3

    Le Fief Noir Somnambuie

    M&C Lapierre

    Gut Oggau

    Dr. Ulrich Stein

    Jean-Claude Lapalu

    Salauze Pomponette

    Domaine Saint Cyr

    J. Mourat Fiefs

    and more....



    Thanksgiving picks from paradise wine team


    Thanksgiving picks from team paradise
    Paula's foodie picks:
    Thomas Jullien Sur le Caillou $21.99
    Thomas Pico Chardonnay Bourgogne $20.99
    Salcheto Chianti Biskero $12.99

    This line-up is purely directed at the food time of Thanksgiving day, which is all day—no? After your chosen sparkling warm up I really like to have some wines that are just as savory and memorable as the feast itself. I always seem to have a red Rhone on the holiday table—the Jullien is a fresh and spicy medium body red. Pico is ridiculous—a bargain for white Brugundy, rich and complex. And for cutting the heaviness of the cuisine a super find from Chianti—sangiovese blend refreshes your palate and keeps the party going! Cheers! Paula

    Joe's "Juicy Juice" picks
    Bordelet pear cider $17.99
    Henry of Pelham Riesling $15.99
    Echeverria No Es Pituko! Cabernet Franc $12.99

    Versatile selection of wines that will pair with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Juicy, sparkling pear cider shooting spicy flavor lazers; Ontario Riesling that's like citrus frolicking in a field of wildflowers; and a marvelous magenta berry-bomb Cab Franc. Enjoy ya'll ~Joe
    Julian's au naturel picks:
    La Patience Merlot $12.99
    Chateau Yvonne Cab Franc $26.99
    Meinklang Sparkling Rose $18.99

    Hey Buffalo, these three beauts are what I want to be drinking for Turkey Day this year. The Meinklang Frizzante Rosé is a lush low abv sparkler that is the perfect start to your meal. Then I’m going all red on the table 🤷🏻‍♂️ with a delicious Pont du Gard Merlot from Domaine de la Patience and a gorgeous Saumur Cabernet Franc from Chateau Yvonne. Y’all know my picks are all 100% natural and 1000% delicious.





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    435 rhode island st.

    five points. buffalo, ny, 14213

    4 blocks west from Richmond Ave.

    5 minutes from the Peace Bridge!

  • 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


    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.


    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.”


    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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