Skip the Potato Salad, Bring Wine Instead

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This week at our free weekly tasting, you can snag some of our favorite wines from around the world – starting at a mere $9/bottle.

From a powerful French rosé to a rockstar Spanish red, there’s something to please everyone.

If you can’t make it to our free weekly tasting, you can still snag the deals online!

 

Alto Moncayo Garnacha

Reviewers give this Spanish wine RAVE reviews, calling it a “blockbuster.” Full-bodied and powerful, its layered flavors have hints of black pepper and licorice. You’re going to want to buy a bottle for your host and hoard another for yourself.

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Casanova di Neri Irrosso

SUCH a good wine for only $19! This one is on major sale this week, so don’t miss out. A quintessential Italian red – long lasting and elegant with firm tannins, it has a delightful hints of maraschino cherry and violet.

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Black’s Station Cabernet Sauvignon

The BEST wine for your barbecue, hands down – for NINE BUCKS. Layers of toast, black currant, and chocolate lead to a big, juicy finish – totally perfect for your weekend burgers.

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Bodegas Avancia Cuvee de O 

A vibrant, citrusy white whose zest will brighten up your evening. It’s bright and pure as opposed to sweet and fruity – if you like your white with a bite, this one’s for you!

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Magali French Rosé

This rosé is powerful, aromatic, and fresh. If you’re going to a fancy barbecue, this is the perfect wine to impress your hosts (they don’t need to know that it only cost you sixteen bucks). Enjoy it all summer long with your favorite paellas and Mediterranean pasta dishes.

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Cool Reds for Hot Summer Nights

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What type of wine do you drink when you’re grilling the perfect steak but the weather is too hot for a big, bold Cabernet?

Mora’s has got you covered with a selection of light summer reds for your Memorial Day Weekend barbecues!

Medici Ermete Lambrusco Secco

Medici Ermete Lambrusco

A 91-point Lambrusco on sale for under $12Yeah, we’re serious!  This delicious sparkling red wine is dry, fruity, and fresh in flavor.

PAIRS WITH: light summer salads and vegetables straight from the garden

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Tess Winery Red & White Blend

A delicious blend of varietals aged for 10 months in French oak barrels. Delightful and refreshing with a bright acidity – perfect for those lazy hazy days of summer!

PAIRS WITH: fresh fruit salad and summer watermelon

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PFARRHOF KALTERERSEE 2015

Pfarhoff Kalterersee

A ripe and juicy red full of summer berry flavors. It has a pleasantly full body with elegant tannins. Perfect to pack in a picnic basket on a steamy summer afternoon. Only $20.99!

PAIR WITH: fresh summer pies

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Fox by John Belsham Pinot Noir

Fox Pinot Noir 

A divine 92-point wine thatwe’re offering for $18.99 – $10 below the market price! Silky and seductive, it has fragrant floral and fruit aromas with a hint of spice and cocoa on the palate.

PAIR WITH: hearty grilled salmon steaks

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Paul Mas Pinot Noir

An elegant wine with a fragrant nose and juicy flavor, balanced by just a hint of vanilla and spices. We’re selling it for under $12 – for that price, you can’t miss out!

PAIR WITH: juicy burgers and steaks

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Travel to South Africa and Portugal for Less Than Forty Bucks

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This week at our free weekly tasting, you can get a taste or Portugal & South Africa for less than a cab ride to the airport.From a spicy Pinot Noir to a bright white with lychee and guava flavors, you can’t miss these wines!

If you can’t make it to our free weekly tasting, you can still snag the deals online!

 

Corgo de Regua Douro Vinho Tinto Portuguese RedWe start with a 90-pointer on sale for under $15! The Douro Vinho Tinto is a perfect addition to weeknight dinners. Featuring some of your favorite Portuguese varietals, it’s best when decanted.

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Yonder Hill South African Sauvignon BlancEasy like Sunday morning, this crisp and delicious Sauvignon Blanc is chock full of unique tropical fruit flavor like lychee and guava. On sale for under $14, you’re gonna wanna sip it from your pool float all summer long.

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Quinta da Murta Bucelas ArintoBright, fresh, and totally lovely, this beauty is on sale for under $13.Perfect with spicy Thai food, fresh fish, and light summer pasta dishes, its zesty citrus aromas lead to a bright flavor and long finish.

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Holden Manz Big G South African RedA perfect wine for celebrations! Big, bold, and deliciously juicy, the “Big G” red from Holden Manz is afantastic wine to stock up on for Memorial Day Weekend

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Howard’s Folly SonhadorRated 88 points and on sale for under $17? You HAVE TO snag a bottle. Velvety in texture and with a deep, juicy flavor, it’s perfect for long, lazy dinners under the stars. Pour another glass as the sun sets over the horizon.

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Lothian Vineyards Pinot NoirHighly rated across the board, you can’t go wrong with this delicious Pinot Noir (on sale for under $22!). It has the requisite juicy berry flavors that are accented by a hint of cinnamon and spice to keep things interesting. 

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Mora’s Rose Sale for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is this weekend, and mom deserves something really special.

At Mora’s, we think that the only thing better than Mother’s Day roses is Mother’s Day rosé – which is why we’re having a sale on some of our favorites.  Pick up a bottle for mom and treat yourself to one, too!

Aime Roquesante Rosé

With a powerful flavor and hints of herbs, this wine is perfect for a mom who likes her rosé flavorful but not too sweet. On sale for $11.04, it’s definitely budget friendly – leaving you enough cash to get mom a bouquet of flowers, too!

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Whispering Angel Rosé

Described by its reviewers as “irresistibly pink,” “drinkable is an understatement,” and “should be in everyone’s cellars. You can’t miss out on this favorite – it’s on sale for under $20!

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Wolffer Estate Rosé 

Fresh and vibrant, this rosé is sure to be a warm weather staple. Its crisp acidity and lively peach and pear flavors complement your favorite summer meals; perfect to enjoy poolside! On sale for $15.29!

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Palmer Vineyards Merlot Rosé

Made right here on Long Island, this crisp rosé is beautifully balanced with just a hint of spice. Pairs gorgeously with mom’s favorite Thai food! On sale for $14.45.

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A Sojourn to France with our Favorite French Wines

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This week at our free weekly tasting, travel with Mora’s to the bucolic vineyards of the French countryside.

We’re featuring a great selection of fine French wines to get your summer started right. From a deliciously powerful Sancerre to a dense, herbal Margaux, we’ve got all your French favorites covered.

If you can’t make it to our free weekly tasting, you can still snag the deals online!

See our weekly deals – up to 15% off!
Chateau Marsac Seguineau Margaux

A fantastic 90-pointer, this deep and sexy wine is sure to make a place on your table. With seductive flavors of cherry and plum deepened by a whiff of tobacco, this is the Catherine Deneuve of wines. Its herbal notes keep it fresh and crisp – a not-too-heavy red perfect for warmer weather!

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E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone

Rich, bold, and packed with flavor:  we kind of can’t believe that we put this one on sale for only $13.59.
Layers of savory olives, smoky earth, and dark fruit dance across your palate. It’s what you’d sip in a packed dance hall in the heart of the Belle Epoque era, eyeing a beautiful can can dancer from across the din.

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Montagny Premier Cru La Grande Roche

This wine is pure France. Traditionally crafted and fresh – no wine trends or new-fangled production methods here. Just aclassic French white made of the highest-quality grapes.

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La Port Due Caillou Sancerre

Crisp and clean, this elegant Sancerre begins with an aromatic nose. Is that a hint of tropical fruits? Maybe a little tinge of vanilla? The palate is bold enough to stand up to your favorite buttery French cuisine – bring on the escargots! 

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We’re in a New York State of Wine

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Long Island is known for many things, some more accurate than others (we don’t all have that “Lawn Guyland” accent, you know!). Did you know that the East End of Long Island is replete with very fine vineyards and wineries? New York wine is having a moment, and wines from Long Island are a big part of this Empire State wine resurgence. 

Mora’s carries a wide selection of fantastic Long Island wines, and we’re proud to have a great relationship with many of the vineyards out east. Today we’re featuring some of our favorite Long Island wines – and all are under $25!

 

Palmer Vineyards Sauvignon Blank

 

Palmer Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc

This light, clean white is full of zesty citrus and elegant mineral flavors. A great summer white for sipping poolside! 

PAUMANOK 2012 Chenin Blanc

Paumanok Vineyards Chenin Blanc

Crisp and juicy, this Chenin Blanc’s strong acidity makes for a zesty and refreshing summer drink. Paumanok Vineyards is famed for its fine wines and pitch-perfect winemaking process.

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Jamesport Cabernet Franc

This is a fantastic red: deep, juicy, and full of flavor. Its nose is tinged with cedar and clove spices, with ripe fruit flavors on the palate.  

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Osprey’s Dominion Malbec

A dense and well-balanced red, this has layered flavors and aromas of spice, blueberries, and earth tones. Pleasingly full-bodied with lush tannins, this is a perfect wine to bring to a party or keep for yourself!