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E. Guigal Makes Big Acquisitions in Châteauneuf-du-Pape

August 8, 2020

Wine Spectator reports that the esteemed Northern Rhône producer, the Guigal family, has acquired the Domaine Les Clefs d’Or in Châteauneuf-du-Pâpe. No stranger to the southern Rhône, Phillipe Guigal started […]

Ponzi Launches “Together”

August 7, 2020

The Aspen Times wrote a story highlighting a new limited edition wine from Ponzi Vineyards. The wine, Together, is a 2017 Pinot noir with 100% of profits dedicated to supporting the […]

On Wines: Day Tripping to Chateau Montelena

August 3, 2020

Sacramento Magazine chronicles a recent day trip to Chateau Montelena, sharing in detail the safety measures and new protocols put in place for both a safe and fulfilling winery visit. […]

Ravishing Rosés from Around the World

July 31, 2020

Cottages & Gardens wine columnist Sheri DeBorchgrave starts out her article by noting “all rosés are not equal, some are more flavorful, refreshing and stunning than others.” She adds that […]

A Rosé by any Other Name

July 31, 2020

The summer issue of Sophisticated Living featured a few standout recommendations for readers to sip on this month, including M de Minuty Limited Edition 2019. The writer explains that Minuty […]

Rosé Keeps Rolling

July 31, 2020

Market Watch’s Summer 2020 issue included a large feature on the rosé category growth and trends. Château Minuty co-owner Francois Matton is quoted throughout the article as his family’s estate is […]

10 of the Best Rosé Wines to Drink and Why You Should Drink Them

July 31, 2020

Lifestyle publication The Manual published a list of their staff’s favorite rosés to continue sipping throughout the summer, including M de Minuty 2019. The writer describes M as a “dry […]

9 Rosés That Will Transport You to the South of France This Summer

July 31, 2020

Robb Report wine columnist Sara Schneider highlighted a selection of wines that will help virtually transport you to the South of France this summer, including Château Minuty 281, Rose et Or […]

The Back Label E04 – Theresa Heredia, Gary Farrell Winery

July 31, 2020

“My approach to winemaking is very much about taking advantage of specific vineyard and fruit qualities,” says Theresa. “I like to tailor the winemaking techniques specifically to each block of fruit that we receive separately. My job is to treat it as gently as possible so that we end up with a balanced wine.”

Bollinger’s ‘Baby Brother’ Champagne Gives a Reason to Celebrate

July 29, 2020

Bloomberg Wine Columnist Elin McCoy’s latest column is dedicated to the launch of Champagne Bollinger PN VZ15. Arriving in the U.S. market this September, Elin had the opportunity to participate […]

The Summer Wind Came Blowin’ In…Even This Year

July 27, 2020

Wine writer Peter Gianotti reviewed Château Minuty Rose et Or 2019 and M de Minuty 2019 in his latest PG Rated blogpost. He playfully describes Rose et Or as having […]

Seven Luxury French Rosés Worth the Splurge

July 24, 2020

Wine Enthusiast has highlighted a focused selection of high-end rosés from Provence to consider purchasing, including Château Minuty Rose et Or 2019. Critic Roger Voss writes, “Grenache and a touch […]

Cosmopolitan Magazine’s First Annual Wine Awards

July 24, 2020

Cosmopolitan Magazine published its first annual wine awards, which offers “situational drinking” winners and other fun categories that appeal to their readership. Château Minuty received one such accolade for Minuty […]

Top 100 Italian White Wines for the Summer

July 24, 2020

As part of his extensive program of content on Italian wines, James Suckling rounds his top 100 Italian white wines to enjoy this summer. The list proudly boasts several wine […]

E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône Rosé 2019, Rhône Valley, France

July 24, 2020

Vinepair columnist Ed Deitch highlighted Guigal’s vibrant Côtes du Rhône Rosé 2019 in his most recent write up. In addition to differentiating this style from those produced in Provence, Deitch […]

Wine Review: Gary Farrell Hallberg Vineyard Pinot Noir

July 23, 2020

Wine Review Online published a 94 Pt review of Gary Farrell Winery’s Hallberg Vineyard Pinot Noir 2016. Critic Marguerite Thomas writes, “deep and dark in color, this gorgeous Pinot Noir […]

Calistoga Ranch and Chateau Montelena partner for a new tasting experience

July 23, 2020

The Weekly Calistogan highlighted a new partnership between the luxurious Calistoga Ranch and Chateau Montelena. In essence, Chateau Montelena developed three exclusive tasting experiences for resort guests to enjoy without […]

What Ray’s Pouring Now

July 23, 2020

Food & Wine Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle shared his favorite things to drink this summer in the publication’s August issue, including Bonanto Aperitivo. He explains, “Made by a sommelier […]

Bottle Service: What to Drink Now

July 23, 2020

As the country’s leading lifestyle culinary publication, Food & Wine knows that readers are constantly seeking exciting, refreshing ways to enjoy fresh summer produce this season and tips on wines […]