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The Best Red Wines to Drink This Year

January 5, 2021

Departures selected Chateau Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon 2016 as one of the top red wines to seek out and enjoy this winter season when you’re looking for something special. While […]

Diversity and Inclusion Efforts Are Key to The American Wine Industry’s Future

January 5, 2021

Vinepair contributor Betsy Andrews wrote an extremely powerful piece illustrating how a more diverse and inclusive wine community will be the key driver for the industry’s success moving forward. “In […]

Hold the Sugar with Brut Nature Champagne

January 5, 2021

Alcohol Professor contributor Kelly Magyarics shined a light on zero dosage champagnes and highlighted Champagne Ayala Brut Nature as one of the best expressions of the style. Magyarics spoke with […]

This sauvignon blanc tastes like a splurge, but doesn’t cost like one

January 5, 2021

The Washington Post included E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône Blanc 2018 in the publication’s first wine column in 2021. Longtime wine columnist Dave McIntyre selected the Guigal white because it […]

Wines for Roasting 2020 and Toasting 2021

January 5, 2021

Forbes writes that “with the hope of a new turn in both politics and medicine, there are a few reasons to pop a cork—if for no other reason, than to […]

Classic Bottles Of Champagne, Ranked

January 5, 2021

UPROXX provided their ranked recommendations of leading champagnes, awarding Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée with the top spot! Offering some historical background on the House and for being James Bond’s preferred […]

The Best Champagnes for New Year’s Eve and All of Your Celebrations

January 5, 2021

The Manual included Champagne Bollinger in a roundup of the best champagnes to ring in the New Year with. More pointedly, the writer suggests “dropkicking 2020 into a remote ditch […]

The best Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, and other sparkling wines for any budget

January 5, 2021

Business Insider included Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée in a round up of the best sparkling wines and Champagne for any budget. In fact, Bollinger was selected as one of the best […]

Holiday Edition 2020: Champagne Ayala 2013 Le Blanc de Blancs and Brut Majeur

December 30, 2020

The Chicago Wine Press recommended Champagne Ayala Le Blanc de Blancs 2013 and Brut Majeur NV within its annual Champagne report. Reviewer W. Peter Hoyne informs readers about the vineyard […]

The Many Styles of Tawny Port

December 29, 2020

Wine Folly writer Alan Tardi takes a deep dive into the world to Portugal’s Tawny Ports, told exclusively through the lens of Quinta do Noval. Tawny Ports have an undeniable […]

James Suckling’s Top 100 Wines of Italy 2020

December 29, 2020

As 2020 wraps to a close, James Suckling has released is Top 100 Wines of Italy. Although Suckling could not travel to Italy this year, he managed to taste an […]

Expert’s choice: Tawny Ports

December 29, 2020

Decanter’s resident Portuguese wine expert. Sarah Ahmed, selects her favorite fortified treasures to be enjoyed this winter. Ahmed expresses, that while vintage port will always be king, colheita (or single-vintage […]

Norm’s Tasting Notes: 2018 Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay

December 29, 2020

The Pine Island Eagle recommended Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 in a recent column. The writer notes that the wine features characteristics of both Northern California Chardonnays, as […]

Champagne Bollinger on CNN International’s Quest Means Business

December 29, 2020

Champagne Bollinger General Manager Charles-Armand de Belenet virtually joined CNN International’s Richard Quest for a live segment where they discussed Bollinger’s performance during the pandemic, holiday sales, industry trends and […]

9 Perfectly Portioned Half Bottles of Champagne

December 29, 2020

In the event that you want to enjoy a glass or two of beautiful Champagne, but don’t want a full size bottle, Wine Enthusiast compiled a list of their reviewers […]

Sparkling Wines to End The Year

December 29, 2020

Food & Wine’s Executive Wine Editor Ray Isle went on WNYC radio to discuss sparkling wines to enjoy this holiday season. After offering background on the different types of sparkling […]

The Best Champagne and Sparkling Wine to Buy for the Holidays

December 29, 2020

The Houston Chronicle selected Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée and Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur as two of the top champagnes to enjoy this holiday season. Writer Dale Robertson reinforces Bollinger’s heritage […]

20 Best Wines for Gift Giving This Holiday Season

December 22, 2020

Syrah Queen included Masciarelli Marina Cvetic Iskra 2015 in a roundup of wines to consider gifting this season. The writer offers background on the Serbian work Iskra, meaning spark, and […]

How to find the Best Champagne for You

December 22, 2020

The New York Times’ wine columnist Eric Asimov has shared his recommendations for excellent Champagne Houses – including Champagne Bollinger – as well as smaller, grower-producers worth seeking out this […]

Where to Order Takeout and Delivery Holiday Dinners

December 22, 2020

The Los Angeles Times compiled a selection of holiday meal experiences that can be delivered locally this season to support the restaurant industry, including New Year’s Eve At Home by […]