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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 […]

Rave Review: 2017 Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir

July 22, 2020

The Nittany Epicurean recently reviewed the 2017 Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir and awarded the wine the below rave review!  “The wine showed a light ruby color. Cherry, […]

When Simplicity Can Be a Winemaking Virtue

July 22, 2020

In the widely popular monthly column, Wine School, produced by Eric Asimov of the New York Times, the topic of the consumer’s aversion to “sweet wines” tackled. Asimov explains that, […]

20 Reds Under $20: Where the Values Live, for Now

July 22, 2020

In staying with the current political times, visa-vi the 25 percent tariff and looming increase (please submit comments in opposition HERE), the New York Times recommends avoiding the historic wine […]

Ayala Brut Nature with Caroline Latrive

July 21, 2020

Champagne Ayala cellar-master Caroline Latrive describes the unique Brut Nature, a cuvee with zero dosage that serves as a model of purity and precision. 

Ayala Le Blanc de Blancs 2013 with Caroline Latrive

July 21, 2020

As a personal aficionado of Chardonnay, Champagne Ayala cellar-master Caroline Latrive, discusses the lovely Le Blanc de Blancs 2013. 

Ayala No° 7 with Caroline Latrive

July 21, 2020

Champagne Ayala cellar-master Caroline Latrive introduces the second opus in the “Collection Ayala” – No 7. Sourced from 7 Grand Crus from the Montagne de Reims and the Cote des […]

Ayala Perle d’Ayala 2006 with Caroline Latrive

July 21, 2020

Champagne Ayala cellar-master Caroline Latrive takes us into the cellars of Ayala to introduce Perle d’Ayala 2006, which is sourced exclusively from Grand Cru vineyards. 

Ayala Rosé Majeur with Caroline Latrive

July 21, 2020

Champagne Ayala cellar-master Caroline Latrive gives a behind the scene look into the detailed process of making the house’s gorgeous Rosé Majeur. 

Corkscrew Chronicles: Rose all day!

July 17, 2020

The Chronicle-Telegram recommends that their readers drink rosé this summer, including Château Minuty. The writer shares tips on what to look for when reaching for a pink bottle, and shares […]

All the Rosé Wine and Champagne We’ll Be Quenching Our Thirst With This Summer

July 17, 2020

Lifestyle publication Parade compiled their favorite rosé wines for readers to enjoy on the porch, by the pool, or on a roof this summer, including Château Minuty Prestige 2019. The […]

French Rosé Is Perfect For A Holiday

July 17, 2020

In honor of Bastille Day this week, Forbes encourages wine lovers to celebrate with French rosé, like Château Minuty! The story explains that the United States has become the second […]

What Is Bastille Day And How Can Francophiles Celebrate At Home?

July 17, 2020

While unable to travel to France to celebrate Bastille Day this year, Forbes published an article suggesting ways readers could still celebrate. One of the fun ways to get into […]

Rosés for a Summer Weekend

July 17, 2020

Forbes contributor Lana Bortolot featured Château Minuty in a story about luxury rosés. She addresses that historically the category has been more about the lifestyle than the brand, but the […]

The Best Pinot Noirs Willamette Valley Has to Offer

July 17, 2020

Forbes Magazine highlights Ponzi Vineyards as one of the top Pinot Noir producers of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Contributor Michelle Williams spent the past year researching the valley’s top producers to […]

Introducing Marietta Cellars

July 17, 2020

VINTUS welcomes Marietta Cellars, an innovator and institution of quality California wines since 1978.

The Back Label E03 – Scot Bilbro, Marietta Cellars

July 17, 2020

Scot Bilbro is the owner and winemaker at Marietta Cellars, a California wine institution since 1978. Marietta farms nearly 400 acres of vineyards, including some of the oldest Grenache and Syrah plots in the country.

First taste: Bollinger PN VZ 15 – first new cuvée in over 10 years

July 14, 2020

Decanter featured the launch of Bollinger PN VZ15 in a dedicated story, highlighting how it is the first new cuvée to join the House’s permanent range in over 10 years. […]

Drink Pink!

July 10, 2020

Houston Chronicle wine columnist Dale Robertson featured Minuty Prestige 2019 in his latest column, with a terrific score of 9.5 for value. He notes the wine “offers a quintessential range […]

A 2019 Rosé Wine Update

July 10, 2020

Following up on their June guide to all things 2019 rosé wines, Review of Washington Wines Blog, posts their new reviews, including the Chateau Minuty 2019 M de Minuty Rosé. […]