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Excellent Wine, Extraordinary Prices

As a VDLT member, you gain access to wines that are cherry-picked from small batch producers. How is that possible, you ask? During the last 25 years, our founder (Chief) has built lasting friendships and business relationships with winemakers during his never-ending quest for incredible wines. He and Mike Manuppelli (the sommelier at River Café) taste each wine at the wineries before offering it to members for purchase. And because of VDLT's unique business model, members save 25-40% off typical prices.

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  • Allen Meadows (Burghound) is widely considered to be the foremost authority on the wines of Burgundy. VDLT has hosted three events with Allen, including the one shown in this video (at Chief’s home).

  • Watch the video of our wine tasting and all you can eat Pastrami event at the iconic Katz's Deli

Taking Wine Tasting to a Whole New Level

Whether we are joining Allen Meadows (Burghound) for an intimate dinner at our founder’s home or pairing wine with pastrami at Katz’s Deli, VDLT events are warm, wonderful and wildly unique. 

Upcoming Event: A transatlantic champagne tasting with Nicolas Maillart

Upcoming Event

“The night they invented champagne, they thought of you and me.”

The VDLT community, our friends and family can enjoy Champagne Maillart's Premier Cru , Grand Cru Rose, and Blanc de Blancs 2011 with the 9th generation vigneron Nicolas Maillart.

Purchase a 3 pack that includes one of each champagne for $156, and receive access to a link to tune in on September 22nd to a live video tasting with Nicholas Maillart from his winery. Invite some friends over and enjoy!

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  • Members enjoy our series of cooking and wine pairing videos with Chief and Chef Marvelous

Pleasure is a Serious Business

Fifty percent of our membership fees are used for toys that enhance the community's wine experience. VDLT members enjoy exclusive wine events, connections with renowned wine experts, and games and contests for amazing prizes like trips to Burgundy. Our member emails are chock-full of entertaining musings on wine, features, travel, recipes and contests. 

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