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Champagne – James Bond’s royal flush

April 5, 2021

In honor of the highly anticipated release of EON’s 25th Bond film, No Time To Die, Jancis Robinson published a detailed story about James Bond’s love for Champagne and Bollinger’s […]

New Napa Valley Wine Concierge Will Get You Wines Not Available for Purchase

April 5, 2021

Departures wrote a dedicated story on Chateau Montelena’s new customizable Wine Concierge program. The piece elaborates on the luxury offering, which gives wine lovers access to the winery’s extensive library […]

Experience California Wine Country in Style at These 9 Effortlessly Luxurious Vineyards

March 26, 2021

Departures included Chateau Montelena’s “Concierge Program” in a story that highlights luxury experiences currently offered in Napa Valley for visitors. Writer Jonathan Cristaldi explains, this program “grants wine lovers access […]

Winter White Wines Perfect for Early Spring

March 26, 2021

MassLive selected Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 in this week’s column focused on white wines to enjoy this spring. Writer Ken Ross opens the piece with a comparison […]

The Top 10 Wines for Summer 2021

March 26, 2021

Drinkhacker highlighted Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2018 in a round up focusing on top wines for summer. Stating that you can’t go wrong with Gary Farrell, the […]

Sonoma Chardonnay Comes Alive

March 12, 2021

The April 2021 issue of Wine Enthusiast features Gary Farrell Winery in a story focused on Sonoma Chardonnay. Writer Virginie Boone notes that “California Chardonnay, specifically from Sonoma, is finally […]

Food & Wine Handbook

March 11, 2021

Food & Wine magazine included Masciarelli in the March 2021 issue of the publication. Longtime wine editor Ray Isle chose the “earthy, powerful” Masciarelli Marina Cvetic Montepulciano d’Aburzzo Riserva 2016 […]

Interview with Winemaker Theresa Heredia of Gary Farrell Winery

March 11, 2021

Jetsetting Fashionista spoke with Gary Farrell Winemaker Theresa Heredia about her start in the industry and most influential mentors, as well her winemaking style and grower relationships. In terms of […]

Blue Reviews: Gary Farrell Winery

March 11, 2021

The Tasting Panel awarded Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2018 and Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 with 94 and 95 points, respectively, in the latest issue. The Russian […]

News Briefs: Thursday, March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021

Shanken News Daily announced the new exclusive partnership between VINTUS and Spain’s Juvé & Camps in Thursday’s news briefs email. The write up offers background on the estate and its […]

2007 R.D. Extra Brut

March 11, 2021

Peter Liem participated in a preview tasting of Champagne Bollinger R.D. 2007, and shared his full review with Champagne Guide subscribers. As always, Liem offers an approachable introduction to the […]

First Taste: Champagne Bollinger RD 2007

March 10, 2021

Decanter shared details from a preview tasting of Bollinger R.D. 2007 with readers, timed to the March 8, 2021, global release. Writer Simon Field explains the new release of this […]

News Briefs: March 8, 2021

March 10, 2021

Shanken News Daily included the global launch of Champagne Bollinger R.D. 2007 in its daily news briefs section. Introduced on Monday, March 8, International Women’s Day, R.D. 2007 is “a […]

Wine of the Week

March 2, 2021

Both the Telegram & Gazette and Winston-Salem Journal featured Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2018 as featured wines of the week. Recommended as a very good, food friendly […]

Mad for March

March 2, 2021

Grapefriend highlighted the wines of Le Macchiole’s Cinzia Merli and Champagne Ayala’s Caroline Latrive in a newsletter honoring International Women’s Day on March 8. Writer Alyssa Vitrano highlighted Le Macchiole […]

30 Wonderful Winter Sparklers

February 25, 2021

Honest Cooking selected Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée and Langlois-Chateau Crémant de Loire Rosé Brut in a roundup of the top sparkling wines to enjoy this winter. “Special Cuvée is perfect […]

Wine of the Week: 2016 Iron Horse Vineyards Wedding Cuvée

February 22, 2021

Wine writer Laurie Daniel featured Iron Horse Wedding Cuvée as the wine of the week on her blog, Laurie Daniel On Wine. Published ahead of Valentine’s Day, Daniel said this […]

20 Interesting Wine-Related Discoveries For February 2021

February 16, 2021

The Hype Magazine included Gary Farrell Winery in a story about wine-related discoveries this month – in terms of new wines or industry developments. The write up explains, “the Gary […]

Instead of Roses, Try Sparkling Rosé

February 16, 2021

Bigger Than Your Head selected Champagne Ayala Rosé Majeur as a wine to pour on Valentine’s Day (and prioritize over traditional red roses!). The recommendation offers historical background on the […]

Top rosé Champagne to try for Valentine’s Day

February 16, 2021

Decanter published a story recommending top rosé champagnes to enjoy this Valentine’s Day, including Champagne Bollinger Rosé NV. The story provides an overview of the strict quality regulations required of […]