The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from the chateau Nenin from Pomerol : Chateau Nenin – Pomerol Owned by the Despujol family in 1840 in the wonderful appellation of Pomerol. The chateau was acquired by Jean-Hubert Delon in 1997, who is a cousin of the family. The estate now covers 34 hectares, and 28 are devoted to wine; this is ... Read More »
Behind the scenes at the Fête de la Fleur Gala Dinner Excitement is building around preparation...
AOC Sauternes in the Graves region of Bordeaux is famous for the production of sweet wine using the ...
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following release from Vieux Chateau Certan in P...
Cloudy Bay was one of the first wineries to be established in the Marlborough area of New Zealand. F...
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 »
Classified First Growth from Graves in 1855, Chateau Haut-Brion is a historic property in Bordeaux. Located in the Pessac-Leognan appellation, this mythic viticultural jewel is the product of a rich history, exceptional terroir and an unimaginable amount of “savoir-faire”. A history of firsts Chateau Haut-Brion is considered one of the oldest vineyards of Bordeaux. In 1525 Jean de Pontac acquired ... Read More »
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from the chateau Gruaud Larose from Saint-Julien : Chateau Gruaud Larose – Saint-Julien Chateau Gruaud Larose is a Second Classified Growth located in the Saint-Julien appellation. The castle was created in 1725 and has been owned by several different families. The Merlaut family has owned the castle since 1997. The vineyard ... Read More »
The 2016 Primeurs campaign continues today with the following releases from the chateau Carbonnieux from Pessac-Leognan, Chateau Gazin from Pomerol, Chateau Trottevieille, from Saint-Emilion and Domaine de l’Eglise, from Pomerol : Chateau Carbonnieux – Pessac-Léognan Grand Cru from Graves in the Pessac-Leognan appellation, Chateau Carbonnieux is one of the first vineyards of Bordeaux. The history of the property goes back to the ... Read More »
As the world’s most planted and versatile varietal, Chardonnay needs no introduction. Nor does one need a particular reason to indulge in a glass or two. But wine lovers may want to mark their calendars for May 26th, 2017 a day on which Chardonnay is to be internationally celebrated. Chardonnay and Terroir The popularity of Chardonnay can be attributed to its “blank slate” nature, ... Read More »
Chateau Lynch-Bages is a Classified Fifth Growth in the Pauillac appellation. Known for its well-structured wines that are elegant and powerful, this chateau is a landmark in the Medoc region. Lynch-Bages: The Beginning From 1749-1824, Thomas Lynch was the owner of the vineyard. Thomas Lynch was an Irish merchant who lived and worked in Bordeaux. Lynch-Bages was known as “Cru ... Read More »