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22nd November 2017 News

Tommasi Filodora Prosecco was featured in a roundup of perfect Thanksgiving wines in the Dayton Business Journal online. Wine writer Don Baker notes the Filodora has some “heft to it for its style,” and “would be great to get the party started or good with lighter fare.”

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22nd November 2017 News

MSN syndicated the holiday wine round-up story “What to Drink With Thanksgiving Dinner: 50 Festive Choices,” from The Daily Meal. Editor Colman Andrews recommends the Rafael to help liven up the “reasonably unassertive” Thanksgiving turkey, describing it as “fresh, with rounded fruit and a hint of leather.”

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22nd November 2017 News

Ray Isle of Food & Wine Magazine has included Finca Decero Cabernet 2014 and Mitolo Jester Cabernet 2015 as part of his “Best Red Wine Holiday Gift Ideas.” Both of these gems provide serious bang for your buck.

Ray states, “There is no better wine for the holidays than Cabernet Sauvignon… here are 19 spectacular Cabernets from around the world to seek out for the holidays. And don’t forget to buy a bottle for yourself—this season can be stressful, after all, and you deserve a present, too.”

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22nd November 2017 News

Both Ayala Brut Majeur Tins and Bollinger Rosé 2006 Special Limited Edition were recently featured in the Forbes Holiday Gift Guide. Writer Larry Olmsted calls Ayala “the best Champagne house many people have never heard of” and Brut Majeur a “distinctive gift that also happens to be delicious.” As for Bollinger Rosé 2006, he writes that it’s “available for gifting in a limited edition metallic gift box that says ‘wow.’”

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21 November 2017 News

After much anticipation, Mitolo Wines has opened its first tasting room, event space, and on-site restaurant Bocca Di Luppo. On November 12th, they held their official launch event in the new space expressing their modern update on traditional Italian style. Frank Mitolo describes it as “nothing prissy” but that it needed to be “unique and special”.

The entire project was not just about opening a tasting room but more about giving guests the full Mitolo experience, the expression of the terroir and a true feeling of family.  Here is a great article that gives some more details and photos of the new addition to Mitolo Wines.

“In my life it’s all about family and friends…. A table served with food and wine made with passion and love. This is the essence of Mitolo.” – Frank Mitolo

 
21 November 2017 News

In the annual Bettane + Desseauve “Guide des Vins,” arguably the most important wine guide in France, Chanson took top honors among the Top 10 Wines of the Year.

And we say “honors” plural, because the guide didn’t just name one wine to the list, it named three 2015v Chanson Beaune 1er Crus from as the #1 wine of the year.

See below and attached. Unable to choose 1 among the 3, these wines received the 2018 #1 Wine of the Year collectively:

Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Fèves 2015
Beaune 1er Cru Clos des Mouches 2015
Beaune 1er Cru Grèves 2015

 
20 November 2017 News

In this Edible Manhattan post, Chef Jamie Bissonnette explains his techniques for creating the perfect charcuterie board and what wines to drink with it. Article here

 
20 November 2017 News

Tommasi Rafaèl Valpolicella Classico Superiore 2015 was featured in a Thanksgiving drink roundup on The Daily Meal. In “What to Drink With Thanksgiving Dinner: 50 Festive Choices,” editor Colman Andrews choses the Rafael as one of his recommendations to help liven up the “reasonably unassertive” Thanksgiving turkey. A “stylish alternative to pinot noir,” Colman highlights that this Valpolicella is “fresher, with rounded fruit and a hint of leather.”

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18 November 2017 News

We’re happy to share new coverage for Tommasi  Ripasso 2014 in “What I’m Drinking for Thanksgiving,” on Huffington Post.  John Mariani recommends the Ripasso as one of his favorite wines at the moment, “perfect for a Thanksgiving feast.” John notes the classic Valpolicella winemaking style of Ripasso, noting it gives the wine “considerably more body and layers of flavor.” He later highlights that Tommasi’s Rafael Valpolicella is a “fine example” of other Valpolicella wines and that it is “a very versatile wine of the region.”

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17 November 2017 News

Yesterday evening chef Jamie Bissonnette, of Saucisson de Guigal fame,   joined Vice’s editorial staff at their offices for a happy hour with the Munchies food team. Guigal wines took center stage at the casual tasting, as Jamie walked the m through his favorite charcuterie and wine pairings, as well as executing a live demo of his recipe for Saucisson de Guigal Fried Rice, all over a delectable spread of various types of charcuterie.