The Vineyards of the Douro Valley This wine region in Portugal, one of the oldest and most unique in Europe, was labeled a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001. With no less than 40,000 hectares of grapes planted along the Douro River Valley, the region boasts an unusually beautiful landscape. This area is uniquely defined by the steeply sloping hills ... Read More »
A quick glance at the statistics on organic wine imports and sales makes clear that this fast-growin...
During the annual celebration of “Mois Krug” (“Krug Month”), the prestigious...
So far, the 2017 growing season in wine regions across Europe has definitely come with some ups and ...
The prestigious Dom Perignon House has recently announced the release of its 2009 vintage, an iconic...
History Founded in 1772, Veuve Clicquot is an emblem of the Champagne region and the development of its world famous fine wines. A family business, Veuve Clicquot began with land in Bouzy owned and tended by Philippe Clicquot. The tradition he started quickly grew into a revolutionary new business, which was carried on after his death in 1805 by his ... Read More »
The Month of Krug: A Special Offer for the South West The House of Krug Champagne Founded in 1843 by Johann-Joseph Krug, the House of Krug is the premier source for exceptional champagne. Six generations later the House of Krug continues to honor its rich history and tradition with the extraordinary wines. The uncompromising philosophy created by the founder, Johann-Joseph ... Read More »
Port 2011: one of the greatest vintages that Portugal has eever been The latest vintage, Port 2011, was just recently released on the market and is arguably the best since the legendary vintages of 1966 and 2007. Exceptional Port Vintages The American critic James Suckling travelled to Portugal earlier this spring to have a blind tasting of the range of ... Read More »
Champagne Dom Perignon 2004 The Dom Perignon 2004 Vintage was officially launched at the end of May at Hautviller in a style befitting the luxurious and gourmand house. The Launch Party Inspired by the complexity and minerality of the Dom Perignon Blanc 2004 vintage, the artist Leo Kuelbs created an incredible illumination light installation that was projected onto the Abbey d’Hautvillers, the ... Read More »
Take advantage of free shipping and discover the best from Champagne 2004! The 2004 Vintage In Champagne 2004 was a remarkable year: a beautiful combination of quality and quantity. 2004, it has been said, resembles the excellent and highly celebrated 1998 vintage. 2004 was generous, which gave more power to Chardonnay. Thus, the cuvées dominated by Chardonnay were more numerous ... Read More »
2012 Bordeaux En Primeur Recap Thursday May 23: Vieux Chateau Certan and Chateau Leoville Las Cases As the 2012 En Primeur campaign draws to a close, the final chateaux are beginning to release their prices. This Thurdsay Vieux Chateau Certan and Chateau Leoville Las Cases released their 2012 prices. Vieux Chateau Certan 2012 – Pomerol Over a century ago, the grandfather of current owner Alexander ... Read More »