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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 […]

Mark Oldman & wine.com Drink Like Billionaires

June 10, 2020

On Tuesday, retailer wine.com’s Gwendolyn Osborn hosted writer Mark Oldman for a conversation revolving around four spectacular wines in the VINTUS portfolio.

LIVE with Axel Heinz

May 8, 2020

VINTUS Master Sommelier Craig Collins interviews Ornellaia Estate Director Axels Heinz about some pressing questions centered on climate change in Tuscany and abroad. What effects have we already seen in the vineyards? […]

Ageing Italian Whites: A (Patient) Wine Lover’s Guide

May 1, 2020

Decanter’s Italian expert, Aldo Fiordelli, focuses on surprising Italian wines that are well worth aging. Acknowledging that Italian whites are commonly recognized for their bountiful quantity and fresh style, he […]

How This Leading Tuscan Estate Uses Art to Communicate Wine

April 17, 2020

Forbes Magazine highlights Ornellaia as both one of Italy’s leading wine estates and a faithful patron of the arts. While it is no surprise that the legendary Super Tuscan producer […]

Bolgheri at 25: A Retrospective

April 7, 2020

In honor of Bolgheri’s first quarter-century, Decanter’s Richard Buadains reflects on the powerful Tuscan crown jewel. Although the region stretches a mere 13km, the small DOC is home to extremely […]

Big Visions: Axel Heinz

April 3, 2020

In part three of GuildSomm’s “Big Visions” podcast series, Bryce Wiatrak interviews Axel Heniz, Winemaker and Estate Director of the iconic Super Tuscan labels Ornellaia and Masseto. The two talk […]

Ornellaia Keeps Calm and Carries On

March 12, 2020

Wine-Searcher’s James Lawrence interviews Ornellaia estate director Axel Heinz about the challenges of the 2017 Bolgheri vintage and the current coronavirus lock-down. Heinz comments that the lockdown is strange, “living in a […]

Is Le Serre Nuove Italy’s Best Second Wine?

January 16, 2020

Decanter Magazine‘s Aldo Fiordelli makes the case that Ornellaia’s ‘little brother’ Le Serre Nuove dell Ornellaia might just be Italy’s best second wine. At the end of November, Fiordelli had […]

The Little Wine That Could: Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia

December 14, 2019

The San Francisco Examiner’s latest printed wine column focuses on Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia’s 20th anniversary 2017 vintage. This dedicated story on Ornellaia spotlights Olga Fusari and delves into how […]

The Best Tuscan Wines You’ve Never Heard Of

December 14, 2019

Food & Wine contributor Brian Freedman’s latest story highlights 11 Tuscan wines worth discovering that aren’t Super Tuscans or Chianti, including Ornellaia 2017 Poggio Alle Gazze. Of the wine, he […]

2019 Top 100 Wines of France, Italy and New Zealand

December 5, 2019

James Suckling has released his timely end-of-year “Top 100 Wines of 2019”  lists for France, Italy, and New Zealand. These lists serve to highlight exceptional estates that have produced wines […]

Bolgheri Reds at 25: Growing Up

November 27, 2019

In The World of Wine’s newest print, Jim Clarke reflects on Bolgheri’s history in the spirit of the  25th anniversary of the establishment of the coastal DOC. In the not-so-distant […]

Little Bolgheri’s Big Appeal

October 25, 2019

In their recent publication titled “Little Bolgheri’s Big Appeal”,  Wine Spectator focuses on industry-leading Super Tuscan producers, including Vintus’ very own Le Macchiole and Ornellaia. These producers are united in […]

Bloomberg’s Guide to Big-Deal Biancos

October 17, 2019

In Bloomberg’s recenter article, “A $450 White Wine From Italy? Winemakers Bet on Big-Deal Biancos”, wine writer Elin McCoy details the emerging trend of collectible Italian whites that are rivaling […]

Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia Named as a Best Wine for the Holiday Season

October 7, 2019

In preparing for the upcoming holiday season, the lifestyle magazine Town and Country has named the 2015 Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia as one of the best wines to pour. Whether […]

Seven Things You Should Know About Ornellaia

September 20, 2019

In a spotlight piece, VinePair’s Tim McKirdy highlights the key seven points to understanding Super Tuscan producer Ornellaia. Among these points are the unique French roots, the maritime influence, and vineyard structure. To learn […]

Art Imitates Wine: Dazzling New Ornellaia Labels Unveiled

September 18, 2019

Wine Spectator reports on Ornellaia‘s latest installment in its long-running Vendemmia d’Artista project, which encourages artists each year to create works inspired by a one-word sum-up of the wine and […]

Decanter highlights Ornellaia, Erràzuriz, and Le Macchiole as the finest red blends made outside of Bordeaux

September 13, 2019

In Decanter’s recent publication, Chris Mercer writes of Bordeaux red blends around the world. Traditionally a Bordeaux red blend combines two or more of the classic Bordeaux varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, […]

A Truly Blind Tasting with Ornellaia’s Vendemmia d’Artista

September 6, 2019

Wine Spectator’s Bruce Sanderson details a recent blind tasting he attended at the Guggenheim in June with Vintus’ very own Michael Quinttus. Contrary to standard blind tasting, the tasters where […]