September 2022 Rose of the Month Club

Every day in California is a celebration of viticulture. The Golden State is the fourth leading wine producer in the world, after Italy, France, and Spain, and responsible for 85% of all US wine...

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September 2022 Beer of The Month

This month we have been working hard on bringing in new fresh beers from local breweries. For the first time we were able to get our hands on some brews from Armi...

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September 2022 Italian Wine Club- Emilia Romagna


Tuscany may draw more tourists, but Emilia-Romagna, its neighbor to the north, mounts a mosaic of Italian cultural splendor everywher...

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September '22 Wine of the Month: South Africa, Stellenbosch

The story of South African winemaking, like that of the nation itself is long, fraught, horrifying, and (hopefully) ultimately  Read More

Q3 2022 Red Rogues- All About Spain

All About Spain

San Francisco’s hottest nightclub is Spanish Wine (any SNL fans here?). This spot has it all: more vino per year by volume than...

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Q3 American Whiskey Club 2022

Approximately 10 years ago I started this club while I was working for PlumpJack, and now I am honored to be guest writing for this quarter’s American Whiskey Club which features my own bra...

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August 2022 Beer of the Month Club

Autumn is nearly upon us, and we are ready. The end of August marks the end-of-summer across much of North America, but it is usually the beginning of San Francis...

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Rose of the Month Club August 2022

We’re sticking with the “vacationing in the south of France” theme this month, as I’ve discovered two more exquisite French rosés. These, however, aren’t from the...

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August 26, 2022

Italian Wine Club August 2022 - Return to Piedmont


This month we’re taking a slight detour. We just visited Piedmont in January; I wasn’t planning on returning s...

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Q3 Gin Club 2022

In this club, we explore the nearly endless combinations of botanicals that are found in gins from across the world. While the flavors they create can vary widely...

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August 18, 2022

August 2022 Wine of the Month Club

France is best known for it’s top 5 wine producing regions; Burgundy, Bordeaux, the Rhone Valley, Provence, and Champagne. There are a multitude of other regions ...

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August Champagne Club

Battle of the Noirs

Champagne is primarily made from three grapes: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay - and genera...

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August 02, 2022

July 2022 Rosé Club

Summer is in full swing, although it certainly doesn’t feel like it in foggy San Francisco!  We dream of vacationing in the south of France, frolicking on the bea...

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July 2022 Beer of the Month Club

We’ve been traveling around the world of beer for much of this year, and recent forays into Sardinia, Denmark, Mexico, and the Pacific Northwest have been good fu...

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July 23, 2022

July 2022 Italian Wine Club- Welcome to Calabria


In June we landed in Lombardy, at the north most edge of Italy’s massive Apennine Mountains. This month we are following the range’s progress some 870 miles sout...

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July 2022 Wine of the Month

While we’re all familiar with the Rioja region in Spain, we know that Spain has much more to offer than just Tempranillo and Albariño. Spain is the 3rd largest pr...

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July 08, 2022

Q2 2022 SCotch Club- Cadenhead's Fettercairn 13 Year

Cadenhead’s was founded in 1842 and is Scotland’s oldest independent bottler. They are located in Campbeltown, formerly the leading region for Scotch production, ...

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June 2022 Beer of the Month Club

Summer-y Beers of the Pacific Northwest

The Pacific Northwest is expansive, and for our first summer release we decided to offer an assortment of li...

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Italian Wine Club June 2022


 Lombardia (aka Lombardy) crowns Italy’s central northern boundary, bordering Switzerland to the north, but its influence reigns much...

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Red Rogues Q2 2022

What is the global wine grape? It could be Cabernet Sauvignon - currently the most planted. (It is definitely not...

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Rose Club June 2022 : Pinot Noir Pinks for Pride

     Now that summer is in full swing we hope you’re enjoying more rosé than ever, and we are excited to share this month’s selections with you.  We’ve found two ...

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Champagne Club June 2022

Here at PlumpJack we take pride in being your “Sommelier” - curating for you with thought and intention. However, this month we decided to go showcase a few favor...

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Gin Club Quarter 2 2022

With summer quickly approaching, I find myself daydreaming of sipping ice-cold gin cocktails in the warmth of the sun. But in San Francisco, where sunshine can be...

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May 28, 2022

May 2022 Beer of the Month Club

Cerveceria Aguamala

Good water? Bad water? Mexican culture is big on wordplay, and this is definitely the case with Cerveceria Aguamala. In some Mex...

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May 2022 Rose Club

With just over 1000 wineries, 400+ grape growers, and 60,000 acres of wine grapes, Washington State is the 2nd largest wine producing state in the U.S. They produ...

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Q2 American Whiskey Club 2022

Our barrel picking team is at it again! This time around, due to Covid restrictions, we had the barrel samples brought to us. We were able to choose by committee,...

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May 21, 2022

May 2022 Wine of the Month Club

The wine world is broken into two main categories; Old World and New World.  The phrase “Old World” connotes wines produced in countries with a long-established h...

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May Puglia be your favorite part of the boot.


Which do you think came first: the boot or the Boot? 

In a sense, Puglia - our destination...

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Rose Club April 2022

In the movie Field of Dreams, James Earl Jones claims at one point that “the ...

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April Beer of the Month 2022


This month we’re happy to bring you selections from a unique brewery in Denmark. B

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April Italian Wine Club : Sicily, Sicily, Oh Sicilia!


Sicily is one of the biggest wine success stories of the past twenty years and small wonder. The largest island in the Mediterranean, ...

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April 25, 2022

April 2022 Wine of the Month

People make wine pretty much anywhere these days but until yesterday, I didn’t know they did so in Idaho. A customer in the store mentioned that he was an Idaho w...

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April '22 Champagne Club

For the month of April, we are excited and privileged to showcase two champagne producers who have never before


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April 05, 2022

March '22 Beer of the Month Club

Hello Beer Club! My name is Spencer and I'll be running Beer of the Month here at PlumpJack from now on. I'll be sure to continue providing you all with tasty and...

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scotch club April 05, 2022

Aberfeldy 18 Year Cote Rotie Red Wine Cask Highland Single Malt Scotch Whisky

Aberfeldy Distillery is situated in the center of Scotland, some five miles east of Read More

March 2022 Wine of the Month Club

South America

Keeping up with South American wine takes some effort these days. While budget Malbecs and Carmeneres will hopefully continue to line ...

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