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29 May 2018 News

Tom Mullen of Forbes highlights the incredible Ornellaia auction held by Sotheby’s in London. He states “Kentridge and Heinz—artist and winemaker—spoke last week at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) in London, when nine lots of Ornellaia—an icon wine from Tuscany in Italy—were auctioned by Sotheby’s Wine. These included imperials (six liters each), double magnums (three liters each) and a Salmanazar (nine liters). The proceeds of £123,000 sterling ($163,500) from the auction were donated to the museum.”

Read the full article here.

 
26 May 2018 News

Each year, Ornellaia holds a charity auction for its latest vintage release. In her recent piece on Decanter, Ellie Douglas highlights the auction held by Sotheby’s at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London. South African artist William Kentridge is this year’s ‘Vendemmia d’Artista’ – or artist of the vintage – for Ornellaia, which is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its first vintage with the 2015 release.  The 2015 art project is entitled ‘Il Carisma’.

Read the full article here.

 
9 April 2018 News

Not 1, not 2, not 3, but 4 VINTUS Italian producers featured prominently in the April 30, 2018 issue of Wine Spectator.

Click here to read the cover story “Tuscany’s Napa” on the history of Bolgheri, featuring the backstory on Ornellaia and Masseto (with quotes from Axel Heinz and Giovanni Geddes), and Le Macchiole (with quotes from Cinzia Merli).

Click here to read about Le Macchiole, listed as 1 of 7 producers that perfectly reflects the diversity of the Bolgheri region.

Click here to read the article “Piedmont’s Bounty” on 2013 wines from Piedmont, featuring Sandrone (with quotes from Barbara Sandrone).

 
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