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Far Mountain – An Introduction

May 12, 2021

Meet Rodrigo Soto and Mai Errazuriz, and learn about the beginnings of Far Mountain.

VINTUS First Look – Laurelwood District AVA

May 12, 2021

Join Anna Maria and Luisa Ponzi for an informative introduction to the newly approved Laurelwood District AVA of the Willamette Valley.

Rhône Discovery: 10 Exciting Producers to Know

May 10, 2021

Decanter’ Matt Walls suggests to look beyond the well-known estates and renowned appellations of the Rhône in search of the hidden talents and innovative producers in the region. Included in […]

Some Like It Hot

May 10, 2021

Wine Spectator reports that despite the warm run of recent vintages beginning in 2017, the 2018 vintage in Burgundy is characterized by enough cool nights and sufficient rainfall to maintain […]

Mother’s Day Picks: 8 wines that will make mom happy

May 7, 2021

The Dayton Business Journal recommended Minuty Prestige 2020 as a great Mother’s Day gift idea. Writer Don Baker offers a helpful description for readers. He notes, “this wine is from […]

The Best Wines for a Bridal Shower According to a Sommelier

May 7, 2021

Taste of Home recommended M de Minuty 2020 as a “gorgeous” Provence wine to serve at your bridal shower or any wedding celebration. The publication elaborates by adding M de […]

26 Last Minute Mother’s Day Gift Ideas 2021

May 7, 2021

Luxury regional publication VUE NJ selected the icon of the Château Minuty estate, 281 2020, as a perfect last minute gift for Mother’s Day. The journalist notes that 281 “brings […]

30 Bottles of Rosé to Try This Summer

May 7, 2021

Town & Country has announced that it is “officially the most magical time of the year: rosé season.” Writer Lauren Hubbard has started things off by rounding up their “favorite blushing […]

M de Minuty 2020: Provence to a Tee

May 7, 2021

Vinepair selected M de Minuty 2020 as one of its top rosés of the season, noting it as “Provence to a tee.” The review highlights the wine’s break varietal breakdown, […]

The 15 Best Champagne Brands for Celebrating Life’s Special Moments, Big and Small

May 7, 2021

Veranda selected Bollinger in a story compiling their most beloved Champagne producers to toast life’s special moments with – no matter how big or how small. Beginning with some historical […]

11 Best Wine Releases of the Year

May 7, 2021

Departures selected the launch of Champagne Bollinger PN VZ15 as one of the 11 Best Wine Releases of the year. The publication notes that the fall 2020 release was the […]

WINE REVIEW: Two Grand Cru Sparkling Wines from Spain

April 30, 2021

Andrew Chalk of The Chalk Report highlighted two wines from Juvé & Camps, the worldwide leader of Gran Reserva Cava, in his latest post. The Reserva de la Familia 2017 […]

Posh French Winemakers Pounce on Big American Vineyard Selloff

April 27, 2021

Bloomberg’s Elin McCoy reported on the Bollinger family’s acquisition of Oregon’s Ponzi Vineyards as more European vintners invest in established U.S. estates. In order to get a full perspective on […]

Exploring The Cabernet Sauvignon Of Napa Valley, Part Four: Calistoga, Oak Knoll District, And Coombsville

April 23, 2021

Forbes highlighted Chateau Montelena and recommended the Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2017 in a story that explores Napa Valley’s AVAs of Calistoga, Oak Knoll District and Coombsville. Writer Brian Freedman spoke […]

Dispatch – Sip

April 23, 2021

Chateau Montelena‘s Concierge Program is featured in the May issue of Modern Luxury San Francisco in a column that highlights new happenings in and around the area. The article speaks to […]

The posh bottles of wine so exclusive that you can’t just go out and buy

April 23, 2021

Fortune included Chateau Montelena in a story about exclusive, collectible wines that aren’t readily available to purchase at retail stores. In fact, the writer says, “If you dream of helping […]

Steven Spurrier: Burgundy’s 2019 Vintage is Not to be Missed

April 23, 2021

The late Steven Spurrier wrote a feature in The Somm Journal highlighting Burgundy’s 2019 vintage, including an in-depth overview of Domaine Chanson and the 2019 crus – four whites and […]

Here’s How to Tell if a Wine is Worth Aging

April 23, 2021

Robb Report wrote a detailed story to help readers better understand whether they should purchase wine to drink now or to age in their homes for years to come. Chateau […]

Quinta do Noval Declares 2019 Port Vintage

April 23, 2021

Decanter reported that Quinta do Noval has declared three ports from the 2019 vintage, including its famed “Nacional.” As for the extremely small production Nacional, produced from a small parcel […]

Wine Reviews: California New Releases

April 16, 2021

Terroirist highlighted Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2018 and Hallberg Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 as part of a California new release story. Awarding it 91 points, the Russian […]