Wine Storage Basics

So, you bought a couple of special bottles and you think you may want to age them?

Before thinking about laying them down in the cellar, it’s useful to remember that most wine is meant to be drunk soon after it is released. […]

Learn about Gamay


Gamay is a purple-colored grape variety that is used to make red wines, sparkling wines, and rose. It is most notable grown in Beaujolais, the Loire Valley, and the Willamette Valley. […]

Hello New Website!

Welcome to the new website of the Crystal City Wine Shop! I hope that you enjoy it and use the new features that we are working to add. In the meantime, check out our tasting calendar, our new events & corporate services page, and the expanding list of resources! Cheers!