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When It’s OK to Add Ice to Your Wine, According to Experts

November 25, 2020

Vinepair explores a heavily debated topic in a new article about adding ice to your wine glass. Contributor Samantha Leal questions whether this is “outdated, misinterpreted advice from some wine-snob […]

88 Holiday Gift Ideas That Declare Living Large the New Normal

November 25, 2020

Bloomberg featured Ornellaia 2017 in its ultimate holiday gift guide, selecting the wine “for grape juice junkies” as the perfect addition to a cozy day off at home. Wine contributor […]

Theresa Heredia Upholds and Raises Gary Farrell Winery’s High Standards

November 25, 2020

65 ͦ Magazine, a northern California lifestyle publication, published a feature on Gary Farrell Winery after participating in a Zoom tasting with Winemaker Theresa Heredia. The piece offers a deep […]

Versatile Italian Wines To Serve This Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

Forbes contributor Lana Bortolot offered a unique spin on Thanksgiving wine recommendations, including Attems Pinot Grigio 2018, based on her own experience with holiday food traditions. Many people have their […]

The Ultimate Wine Holiday Gift Guide

November 25, 2020

Food & Wine’s longtime wine columnist Ray Isle shares a cohesive list of interesting bottles that will surely impress this season, including Champagne Bollinger PN VZ15. Out in the print […]

The Best Inexpensive Bubbly for All Your Celebrations

November 25, 2020

Town & Country has shared recommendations for great, reasonably priced sparkling wines, including Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur, that you can add into your regular dinner rotation – rather than reserving […]

20 Holiday Gifts for Foodies

November 24, 2020

The Hideaway Report, a reputable resource for off the radar escapes and product recommendations, has included Champagne Ayala Le Blanc de Blancs 2013 in its gift guide for subscribers. Contributor […]

The 50 Best Wines of 2020

November 24, 2020

Vinepair has selected Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2017 as one of its top 50 wines of 2020! With a rating of 94 points, the Gary Farrell RRS […]

Pick these pinot noirs for your Thanksgiving table

November 24, 2020

The Houston Chronicle included the Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2017 in this week’s Thanksgiving wine story. Giving it a 10/10 for its value, columnist Dale Robertson adds […]

Wine Press – California’s Chateau Montelena Continues To Create Classic Wines

November 24, 2020

MassLive‘s wine columnist, Ken Ross, dedicated a feature to Chateau Montelena following a detailed Zoom tasting and conversation with Winemaker Matt Crafton. The piece speaks to Crafton’s expertise producing classic wines […]

The Six Best Sparkling Wines for Your Cellar

November 20, 2020

Wine Enthusiast recommended La Grande Année 2012 as one of six extraordinary sparkling wines to purchase for your cellar this year. While this wine has everything you could want to experience […]

Best Holiday Gifts for Booze Lovers

November 20, 2020

AskMen included the Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée 007 Limited Edition in its wine and spirits’ focused holiday gift guide. The writer suggests skipping a martini in favor of this powerful Champagne, […]

Gary Farrell Single Vineyard Pinot Noir is Intriguing and Precise

November 18, 2020

Wine writer Wanda Mann participated in a virtual tasting of Gary Farrell Vineyards with Winemaker Theresa Heredia recently, and highlighted some of the key takeaways on Wine with Wanda. The […]

Wine Press – Red, White & Sparkling Wines Ideal For Thanksgiving (and leftovers)

November 17, 2020

Mass Live’s wine columnist Ken Ross has offered readers a wine drinking roadmap for Thanksgiving Day and the weekend that follows, including Chateau Montelena and Guigal. He acknowledges that due […]

Gifts for the Gastronome

November 16, 2020

JustLuxe included Chateau Montelena in an online gift guide for the gourmand in your life. The piece shares background on the historic estate and its place in pop culture following […]

Wines from Classic to Creative for any Thanksgiving Celebration

November 16, 2020

The Washington Post selected Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2017 as one of five wine recommendations for Thanksgiving, awarding it with a “sublime” four star rating! Longtime wine […]

From Champagne to Tasting Glasses, 15 Perfect Gifts for Wine Snobs

November 16, 2020

The editors from luxury publication Robb Report compiled their holiday wine gift recommendations for oenophiles, including one sparkling wine – Champagne Bollinger La Grande Année 2008. As far as critical […]

James Bond’s Bubbly of Choice: An Intimate Look at Bollinger with 6th Generation Legacy Cyril Delarue

November 13, 2020

Haute Living spoke with 6th Generation Champagne Bollinger family member Cyril Delarue on Thursday, November 12th as part of a dedicated webinar and virtual tasting. The one hour experience provided […]

How to Enjoy All the Wine from the Food & Wine Classic at Home

November 13, 2020

Food & Wine has developed a way to bring the essence of their beloved Food & Wine Classic event to consumers’ homes through virtual Holiday Edition tasting events on December […]

The 10 Best Wines to Serve at Thanksgiving

November 12, 2020

Town & Country included Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée as one of the 10 best wines to consider for Thanksgiving this year. While many people tend to think about Champagne as […]