Producer Profile

Millesima Celebrates International Women’s Day

In honour of this year’s International Women’s Day, taking place on Thursday, March 8th, we have decided to take a closer look at women’s changing role in the global wine industry and to highlight some of our favourite lady wine makers and winery owners along the way. Discover the increasingly influential role of women in a historically male-dominated industry and ... Read More »

Ao Yun | In a Virgin Wine Region at Himalayan Heights

Planted in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas, near the mythical city of Shangri-La in the Yunnan province of southwestern China, the vineyards of the Ao Yun estate produce a truly special New-New World wine, a masterful blend of Cabernet Sauvignon and Cabernet Franc. As part of the newest project of luxury goods empire LVMH – the talented team behind Chateau ... Read More »

Castello di Volpaia | A World of Wine in the Hills of Chianti

What comes to mind when one hears mentioned “Castello di Volpaia“ in Italy’s Tuscan region? Is it the 11th century fortified village, parts of whose protective walls and towers remain popular with visitors of the area today? Is it the rich legacy left by families who once owned the estate, the great role they played in the formation and definition of ... Read More »

Focus on the Chateau Clerc Milon 2010

We have recently announced the 18 finalists who have made it past the first round of our 2018 Millesima Blog Awards. In honour of these talented writers and our official partners in the competition, we have decided to take a moment to focus on the 2010 Chateau Clerc Milon, of which each finalist will receive one Magnum-sized bottle. Let’s take a closer ... Read More »

Produttori del Barbaresco | A Cooperative Powered by Nebbiolo

Reigning over 100 hectares of vines, almost 1/6th of the Barbaresco appellation’s total vineyard area, is Produttori del Barbaresco, a cooperative made up of over 60 local wine-growers. Officially founded in 1958, this collaboration can trace back its roots to 1894, when Domizio Cavazza of the Royal Oenological School of Alba created the first cooperative of small landowners in the ... Read More »

Elena Walch | A Tide of Change in Trentino – Alto Adige

Every once in a while, in the world of wine, we come across a story that inspires and teaches a valuable lesson. The story of Elena Walch – her namesake winery and label – is one of those, a story of success achieved through one woman’s focus on her own instinct and gritty hard work. When Elena was hired in her ... Read More »

Presenting Chateau Clerc Milon | 2018 Millesima Blog Awards Partner

With the deadlines for the 2018 edition of the Millesima Blog Awards just around the corner, we are thrilled to announce our partnership with Chateau Clerc Milon, a 5th Growth classified in 1855 and located in the Pauillac appellation. Let’s take a closer look at the history, terroir and know-how of this majestic and historical property whose wonderful wines will be tasted by the finalists during their visit to Bordeaux ... Read More »

Amarone della Valpolicella | A Style and Appellation

Amarone, the quintessence of the terroirs of the Valpolicella, is distinguished by its unique character and remarkable ageing potential. Following a late harvest, carried out manually, the berries are dried on bamboo racks (traditionally called Arele) for a period of around 100 days. The dried grapes are then pressed, the must fermented and the wine aged for at least 2 ... Read More »

Hommage a Jacques Perrin | Prestigious Ambassador to Chateauneuf-du-Pape

A prestigious ambassador to the Chateauneuf-du-Pape appellation, Chateau de Beaucastel is truly a story of family heritage. The estate’s signature blend is determined, vintage after vintage, by an annual assemblage of the Perrin family. The estate’s Hommage a Jacques Perrin is one of those very rare and ultra-premium cuvees considered one of the best in the world, regularly awarded the highest honours by ... Read More »

Barons de Rothschild | Excellence in Champagne

In the world of fine wine, the Rothschild family needs no introduction. Their legacy dates back 150 years, to the purchase of Chateau Brane-Mouton by Nathaniel de Rothschild in 1853 and that of Chateau Lafite by James Mayer de Rothschild in 1868. These two estates were to become Chateau Mouton Rothschild and Chateau Lafite-Rothschild, respectively, two of the most prestigious ... Read More »