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It’s a Golden Era for French Red Wines

February 19, 2019

Wine Enthusiast published a story focusing on the extraordinary vintages from 2015 – 2017 across the Rhone Valley. Writer Anna Lee C. Iijima outlines the the differences between the vintages, and […]

The Most Romantic Places to Travel, Near and Far

February 15, 2019

Chateau Montelena was featured on on AAA.com‘s online lifestyle publication, which offers users and readers with inspiration for roadtrips and travels. The article, “The Most Romantic Places to Travel, Near and […]

Bubble Blaster Invented a Super Soaker for ‘Adults’ (And it Sprays Champagne)

February 15, 2019

Men’s interest lifestyle site, Mandatory, published a story that focuses on the next big trend for beach season – Champagne super soakers. The writer adds witty commentary, and explains in […]

Wine Auction of Rare Bottles to Raise Money for Cancer Research

February 15, 2019

Leading luxury publication Departures is tapping into their network of affluent readers in hopes of generating additional bids for Mounir Saouma of Lucien Le Moine’s wine auction to raise major money […]

Grand Cru Road Trip and Jeroboam Jaw-Droppers Entice in Burgundy/Curie Cancer Benefit Auction

February 14, 2019

We are so grateful to our friends at Wine Spectator for raising awareness of Mounir Saouma’s wine auction to generate much needed money for the Institut Curie. Built in 1920 by Marie […]

Mounir Saouma of Lucien Le Moine Organizes Extraordinary Auction Lot to Support Institut Curie and Cancer Research

February 13, 2019

Mounir Saouma of Lucien Le Moine in Burgundy is, once again, on a mission to raise a significant amount of money for the Institut Curie. Built in 1920 by Marie […]

The Most Amazing Valentine’s Day Gifts of 2019 for All Types of Lovers in Your Life

February 11, 2019

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Chateau Montelena was featured on Buzzfeed in a gift guide article, “The Most Amazing Valentine’s Day Gifts Of 2019 For All Types Of Lovers […]

Wine of the Week

February 11, 2019

Catering to those looking to drink pink this Valentine’s Day, the Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rosé was chosen as “Wine of the Week,” by local Wisconsin online news outlet The […]

Off the Vine: Valentine wines straight from the heart

February 8, 2019

In advance of Valentine’s Day next week, the Ponzi 2016 Tavola Pinot Noir was featured on Telegram.com, the online version for the local Massachusetts newspaper, in the story “Off the Vine: Valentine wines […]

Off the Vine: Valentine wines straight from the heart

February 8, 2019

In advance of Valentine’s Day next week, the Guigal 2015 Côtes du Rhône Rouge was featured on Telegram.com, the online version for the local Massachusetts newspaper, in the story “Off the Vine: […]

Romantic Wines for Valentine’s Day

February 7, 2019

Chateau de Nalys Grand Vin Rouge was featured in a “Romantic Wines for Valentine’s Day” segment on WPTV5 (West Palm Beach NBC affiliate). Sommelier and wine expert Stephanie Miskew joined […]

Napa Valley Riesling Then and Now

January 31, 2019

Wine Columnist Michelle Williams’ latest piece for Forbes delves into the history, perception and quality of Napa Valley Riesling. Chateau Montelena is one of the four producers in the region that […]

South American wines gain commercial success, worldwide popularity

January 28, 2019

Finca Decero’s 2015 The Owl & The Dust Devil was included in a story featuring South American wines, which ran across all five regional publications of Florida Weekly (distributed locally […]

Warming Winter Wines

January 23, 2019

The Guigal Côtes du Rhône Rouge 2015 and Crozes-Hermitage Rouge 2015 were featured online in a “Warming Winter Wines” story for Texas Lifestyle Magazine. Wine writer Robin Barr Sussman recommended […]

20 of the Best Dry Wines Under $20, by Country

January 23, 2019

Vinepair writer Tim McKirdy has rounded up 20 terrific value wines from around the world that are sure to over-deliver on quality for the price point in his recent round up, […]

An Iconic Super Tuscan

January 18, 2019

Forbes wine columnist Brian Freedman writes about Ornellaia and the estate’s Vendemmia d’Artista project. Read all about it here.

6 Vinos Tinto Especiales que Debes Probar Ahora

January 16, 2019

Editor Pedro Maal included Finca Decero’s 2015 The Owl & The Dust Devil in Complot Magazine Online, a Spanish lifestyle magazine based in Miami. In the article on six reds […]

Love red wine? Here are 5 to try in the new year

January 16, 2019

Wine writer Steve Prati included Finca Decero’s 2015 The Owl & The Dust Devil in his column for The Tennessean, which syndicates nationally in the USA Today network. In “Love […]

20 of the Best Dry Red Wines Under $20, By Country

January 16, 2019

The Guigal Côtes du Rhône 2015 was featured on VinePair in a roundup of value red wines from around the globe. Writer Tim McKirdy selected 20 wines that refute the […]

Secrets and Wines: Guigal Acquires the Historic Chateau de Nalys in Châteauneuf-du-Pape

January 16, 2019

Wanda Mann, who met with Philippe and Eve Guigal in NYC this past November, featured the new Chateau de Nalys estate and wines in a story on The Black Dress […]