Author Archives: Vernon

A lengthy and elegant Italian Legacy: Bisol

Historic Italian cellar

Bisol is a family owned winery that has been passed down from generation to generation, for over 5 centuries. They strive to make the best Prosecco and have yet to disappoint. The quality of their wine is just as strong as their familial bonds. The family has a tradition that is making unbelievable wines, and they are kind enough to ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 | Chateau l’Evangile, Lord of Pomerol

Chateau l'Evangile Futures 2016

Neighbour to prestigious estates, such as Petrus and Cheval Blanc, Chateau l’Evangile has in the past decade become one of the most prominent in Pomerol. At the foundations of the vineyard Chateau l’Evangile owes its origin to the Leglise family, who actively participated in the construction of the Pomerol vineyard in the mid-18th century. In the XIX century, the domain ... Read More »

Pascal Jolivet| Dynamic Estate in the Loire Valley

Pascal Jolivet Millesima

Established in 1987, Maison Pascal Jolivet is one of the most active and energetic estates in the Loire Valley. Pascal acquired the company from his father, and quickly decided to build his own brand and settle in Sancerre. After producing his first vintage in 1991, he became a merchant-grower. He gradually increased the size of his vineyard and made numerous ... Read More »

La Chablisienne: Passion and Chardonnay in Chablis

La Chablisienne

Situated in the heart of the Chablis appellation La Chablisienne, the golden gate of Burgundy, owns almost 25% of the 4700 hectares (11613 acres) planted. La Chablisienne is a cooperative cellar that was created in 1923, to cope with economic difficulties. A group of wine growers wanted to sell wine more easily. Today, the cooperative is home to nearly 300 winemakers. ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 – Releases of the day 17/05/2017

Futures 2016 Release of the day

The 2016 Primeurs campaign is well underway, today we have releases from the Pauillac, St. Julien, Moulis-en-Medoc Pessac-Leognan & Margaux appellations:  Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon – Pauillac Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon is a cru bourgeois produced in the Pauillac appellation. Patrick Bernard, owner since 1998, has not stopped modernising the property of 7 hectares to create delicate wines. The vineyard of Chateau La Fleur Peyrabon ... Read More »

Chateau Talbot | Primeurs 2016: A magnificent and floral Saint-Julien

Chateau Talbot Primeurs 2016

Diverse terroirs, in-depth know how and an unforgettable expression of the Saint-Julien terroir. This Classified 2nd Growth is a pleasure to drink built on an impeccable tradition of wine-growing. Legend has it that Chateau Talbot is named after an ancient British warrior, Connetable Talbot. He was killed during the battle at Castillon, in 1453, and the estate was later named ... Read More »

Chateau La Lagune 2016 is an exceptional vintage!

Chateau La Lagune 2016

Classified 3rd Growth from the Haut-Medoc appellation, Chateau La Lagune is the product of a turbulent history. In the 1960s, its fate changed thanks to modernization of its infrastructure. Caroline Frey is now the manager of the property, continuously striving to combine the chateau’s historical know-how and the magnificent terroir of the Haut-Medoc. A complicated past The first traces of ... Read More »

Pelissero: A Family that respects Nature

Pelissero is a wine producer in the Barbaresco region of Italy. Built on a tradition of respecting nature and its fruits, the family produces wines that are native to the region. The 38 hectare vineyard is surrounded by beautiful landscapes and produces wine that are just as miraculous as the views. Agriculture is the Pelissero family business Pelissero has been ... Read More »

Primeurs 2016 – Releases of the day 16/05/2017

Futures 2016 Release of the day

The 2016 Primeurs campaign is well underway, this week we have releases from the Moulis-en-Medoc, Margaux & Pauillac appellations:  Chateau Chasse-Spleen – Moulis-en-Medoc Produced from 90 hectares of vines, Chateau Chasse-Spleen is a Cru bourgeois from the Moulis-en-Medoc appellation. Founded by Mr. Gressier in 1720, it was not until 1820 that the property gained its nickname and later definitive name. The castle ... Read More »

Primeurs | 2016: Chateau Montrose 2016: Innovation in the Medoc

Chateau Montrose 2016

Chateau Montrose is a Classified Second Growth in the Saint-Estephe appellation. It is known for having owners that were unafraid to push limits and do things differently. This still holds true today with the Bouygues brothers as owners.  Ground-breaking in the Medoc Chateau Montrose’s history begins in the early 19th century. Chateau de Calon’s owner, Etienne Theodore Dumoulin, fell in love with ... Read More »