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Introducing our New General Manager...

We are thrilled to share some big news at Peterson's! We have recently welcomed, Karen Doran, to our Peterson team. Karen will be taking on a large role at Peterson's as General Manager of both Peterson locations.

Karen is no stranger to retail and brings a stellar reputation and strong connections in the area of retail liquor sales. She has experience leading a large organization through her experience as an assistant store manager for Jewel Osco where she stayed true to the intentions and culture instilled by Jewel Osco’s years of retail experience. We couldn't be more excited to have Karen join our growing team and hope you will help us welcome her with open arms the next time you are shopping in our stores!

Fall Wine Tasting Series- 50 Different Wines at each tasting
Saturday, September 28th: 1-5pm @ Gartner Road
Saturday, November 2nd: 1-5pm @ Chicago Avenue


Fall is slowly approaching and so is our favorite time of year in wine country. While most of our winemaker friends in California, Oregon and Washington are planning their wine harvests, we are eagerly planning our Fall Wine Tasting Series to celebrate these magical wines. Join us for two epic tastings as we showcase new releases to the Peterson collection. Each tasting will have 50 fabulous wines and an even better story to go along with it. Stay tuned for updates on new products, special visitors and other exciting news pertaining to our upcoming Fall Tasting Series!

Vin de France Wine Tasting
Saturday, September 14th : 1-5pm @ Gartner Road

It’s no secret, French wine labels are sometimes impossible to decipher and a little bit intimidating. Learning just a couple of key facts can go a long way in selecting a French bottle of wine. This tasting will walk you through a flight of delicious French wines, giving you all the confidence you need the next time you are shopping for wine or dining at a restaurant! 

Celebrate all month long with these California Favorites

2016 Bouchaine Estate Pinot Noir, Carneros, CA
Sale $28.99 / MSRP $34.99 / 6+ Bottles $26.09

{James Suckling 93pts} A tangy fresh cherry nose opens to cocoa, cola, and notes of nutmeg. The juicy lip smacking entry shows lovely cherry and wild strawberry flavors with gorgeous rose petal and baking spices in the background. Smooth tannin and vibrant acidity make this a perfect wine for food pairings.


2016 Bouchaine Estate Chardonnay, Carneros, CA
Sale $26.99 / MSRP $31.99 / 6+ Bottles $24.29

{Wine Spectator 91pts} Bouchaine’s Estate Chardonnay is a blend of 35-year old vines and Dijon plantings from 1996. The age of the vines provides intensity and depth not found in young vineyards. Chardonnay is the ultimate medium for the winemaker’s skills and imagination. With this Estate Chardonnay, you will find layered aromas of fuji apple, clementines, kaffir lime and jasmine. A rich, yet tangy palate showcases flavors of nectarine, lemon curd and brioche with a long lip-smacking finish. 


2012 Axios, Truth, Red Blend, Napa Valley, CA
Sale $23.99 / MSRP $25.99 / 6+ Bottles $21.59

{Beverage Tasting Institute 92pts} A powerhouse collaboration between proprietor Gus Kalaris and winemaker Bob Egelhoff. The result - a super premium Cabernet Sauvignon of Napa Valley "cult" status. "Axios", meaning worthy in Greek, reflects Gus' vision to craft a wine of Bordeaux influence that represents the richness of its' Napa Valley origin. This wine was proudly served at a reception hosted by President Bush at The White House in March of 2002.


2016 J Dusi Model M Red, Central Coast, CA
Sale $12.99 / MSRP $15.99 / 6+ Bottles $11.69

The 2016 J. Dusi Model M Red Blend comes from one of Paso Robles’ most famed growers/producers, as the Dusi family have sold grapes to Turley for years. One of Turley's most iconic Zinfandels comes from the old Dusi Vineyard. Model M is like a Baby Turley. The Dusi family has been growing great fruit in Paso Robles, California for three generations (and doing it with the same 1939 Model M tractor). Model M" is a blend of Zinfandel, Petite Sirah, Syrah exploding out of the glass with aromas of dark cherry preserves, warm plum, baking spices and mellow herb. On the palate, it’s full-bodied and fruit-forward, with ripe and fine tannin and just enough acidity to keep you coming back for sip after sip.

Check out more California Wine Month Favorites here...