When Xavier Vignon first moved to the Southern Rhone Valley in the mid-1990’s, he fell head over heels in love with the region. A stunning diversity of varietals, terroirs and wines that changed from vintage to vintage, the place had everything to capture the attention of this traveling wine maker and convince him to stay for good. Since then, Vignon has earned ... Read More »
A boutique Champagne House, whose effervescent cuvee is favoured among sommeliers and wine critics ...
We’ve all been in the situation before. A dusty, ancient bottle of Bordeaux is brought out by ...
Since 1945, a great artist has been chosen each year to illustrate the label of the new vintage of C...
We met up with Caroline Fiot, Oenologist of the prestigious Ruinart Champagne House, who shared with...
We’ve asked the Millesima Blog Awards Jury what they know about and expect from the best blog posts and wine videos out there. They have shared with us how they will shortlist the finalists. So, you’re an avid wine blogger or videographer, a wine vlogger perhaps? You love to write down or record on film stories about the fascinating world of ... Read More »
We are pleased to introduce the three distinguished personalities forming the core of our great jury for the Millésima Blog Awards 2018. This year’s jury comprises professionals from the world of wine, natives not only of France, but also of the USA. A reminder of the three categories Wine & Food Award: This category will include content about the combination ... Read More »
Maison Louis Latour is one of those great names in the world of wine, which will always remain synonymous with excellence in Burgundy. This prestigious estate, managed by 11 generations of Latour men, has seen 220 years of wine-making history, marked by a series of tactful expansions, a delicate balance between tradition and modernity, and the creation of a remarkable ... Read More »
For the first time in its history and for the vintage of 2015 only, Chateau Margaux drapes its Grand Vin in a new outfit to distinguish a vintage that is truly out of the ordinary. The new bottle serves as tribute to an exceptional year, to two centuries of design and to the estate’s former General Manager Paul Pontallier, who passed away ... Read More »
From the very moment that Athanase de Villermont recognised the unparalleled potential of his family estate, the prestigious Maison Bollinger has been synonymous with excellence in Champagne. The property has been passed down from generation to generation for nearly two centuries, with each new family member contributing a unique ingredient to the business, just as each parcel of vines and reserves ... Read More »
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 »