A Conversation with Javier Pagés, President of the D.O. Cava

A Conversation with Javier Pagés, President of the D.O. Cava and Dave Mattern, Truluck’s Director of Beverage Javier Pagés has presided over the Regulatory Council of the CAVA Protected Designation of Origin since 2018. Over his long career, he has held important positions and gained considerable experience as a CEO, director, and president. He also…

Raise a Most Special Glass with Champagne Coravin

Raise a Most Special Glass with Champagne Coravin  By Truluck’s Beverage Director, Dave Mattern Let me ask you: is there anything better than great seafood and a bottle of spectacular Champagne leisurely enjoyed with friends and family? Of course, the mere mention of Champagne invokes a sense of celebration, as if something momentous has occurred…

Pouring with Purpose
J. Lohr Wine Pairings at Truluck’s this October

One Wine With a Purpose: J. Lohr and Truluck’s team up in October against Breast Cancer With sustainably farmed estate vineyards in Monterey, Paso Robles, and Napa Valley J. Lohr Vineyard & Wines is one of California’s best-known wine producers. Founded over five decades ago, J. Lohr is still family-owned after all these years. If…

The Perfect Pairing: Rioja Wines Travel to Truluck’s for a Limited-Time Only

As the Beverage Director, Sommelier, and Managing Partner at Truluck’s since 2001, I’ve had the privilege to taste thousands of wines a year so that I can bring the very best few to our menu. Sounds like a tough job, right? Well, it’s more like a delicious puzzle because not every great wine I taste…

Choosing a Wine at Truluck’s

Pairing wine with food