Derby Wine Recommendations



Featuring a shopping trifecta all week: In-store, online & curbside pickup

Louisville, KY, April 27, 2021 –  A favorite for its international array of outstanding wines and spirits, Crescent Hill’s The Wine Rack has announced its top wine recommendations to celebrate Derby Week 2021. This expertly selected lineup curated by The Wine Rack’s Founder and Sommelier John Johnson includes something for every palette and price point. The selections are:

Red Wines

  • Old Vines Red #41 by Marietta Cellars, $15.99
  • Stoller Dundee Hills Pinot Noir, $21.99
  • L’Ecole #41 Cabernet Sauvignon, $31.99

White Wines

  • Sonoma-Cutrer Russian River Ranches Chardonnay, $24.99 
  • Borgo Verdicchio, $17.99
  • Biscaye Baie Sauvignon Blanc, $11.99

Bubbles & Rosé

  • Henriot Brut Souverain Champagne, $47.99
  • Pierre Delize Blanc de Blanc Brut, $12.99
  • Gérard Bertrand Côte des Roses Rosé, $19.99

Large Format Party Wines

  • La Vieille Ferme Rose 1.5, $14.99
  • La Vieille Ferme Rose 750,  $7.99 
  • La Vieille Ferme Blanc 1.5, $14.99  
  • La Vieille Ferme Blanc 750, $7.99 
  • Jean-Paul Cuvée Rouge 1.5, $12.99
  • Jean-Paul Cuvée Rouge 750, $7.99

All wines may be purchased in-store at 2632 Frankfort Avenue between Franck and Hite Avenues, 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Orders may also be placed online at for home delivery or curbside pickup, or phone (502) 721-9148 for in-store or curbside pickup as well.

Marqués de Riscal Zoom Tasting

This month we are headed to Northern Spain, so grab your virtual passport and join us next week!
Thursday, April 8th at 6 pm, via Zoom, you can join our live Wine Tasting with special guest José Luís Muguiro Jr., U.S. Brand Ambassador of Marqués de Riscal. 
Señor Mugurio Jr. will lead us on an unforgettable tasting journey which begins with the Verdejo and progresses through two more vinos Maravilloso:

1) Verdejo 2019, $8.99
2) Reserva 2015, $19.99
3) Gran Reserva 2012, $47.99

To purchase these wines and taste along with José and John, please choose one of these three easy options today:

  • Visit us online at for home delivery or curbside pickup at 2632 Frankfort Avenue
  • Purchase in store where a Wine Rack sales associate will be happy to assist you
  • Email or phone (502) 721-9148 in advance for curbside pickup.

And click HERE for the Zoom link to the tasting.
Password for the Zoom: 525761 
See you on April 8th!

José Luís Muguiro Jr. is the 5th generation family owner of the Marqués de Riscal winery (founded in 1858). He joined Shaw-Ross in 2014 in the capacity of Brand Ambassador for Lineage Collection, a division of Shaw-Ross International Importers. He assists in the sales and marketing of the Lineage Collection Portfolio with a key focus on fine Spanish wines.

After completing his studies, José Luís Muguiro Jr. began his career in 2010 at Marqués de Riscal Winery corporate headquarters in Madrid, Spain. Working closely with the entire Marqués de Riscal business and production team, he now carries on the long tradition of producing authentic styles of Rioja Alavesa as well as the new generations’ white wines from the Rueda D.O..

Jose Luis lives in the up-and-coming Midtown area in Miami.

To learn more about the wines we will be tasting, click below
Verdejo 2019
Reserva 2015
Gran Reserva 2012