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Best Chilean Winery 2017 – Wine Advocate

August 8, 2018

“We have continually noticed that, for every major fine wine region we cover each year, there is without fail one winery that stands qualitatively above all others.” Wine Advocate

Drinks Business covers Bollinger Masterclass on disgorgement

August 8, 2018

The Drinks Business reports on a class led by Bollinger cellar master Denis Bunner in Hong Kong.  Bunner spent a full decade studying disgorgement while he was at the Comité Champagne. […]

Dog Point: Age-worthy Sauvignon Blanc

August 8, 2018

Tim McKirdy of VinePair authors a piece titled: Making the Case for Age-Worthy Sauvignon Blanc. Yes, Sauvignon Blanc.  In his exploration of Sauvignon Blanc that can age, McKirdy focuses on one Loire […]

“a beautiful Côtes du Rhône that will deliver the goods”

August 8, 2018

“The 2015 Côtes du Rhône checks in as a final blend of 50% Syrah, 40% Grenache and the rest Mourvèdre. It offers a juicy, Syrah-driven bouquet of ripe blackberry fruits, […]

Guigal: Best Winery in the World 2017

August 8, 2018

The Best Wine of the World Competition (bwwwcompetition.com) takes into account consumer and professional voting in a 3 month first round period, with the top 30 wines blind tasted by […]

Jancis Robinson coverage of Chateau de Nalys

August 7, 2018

Richard Hemming MW writes one of the first pieces covering the new Chateau de Nalys wines  from Guigal.  You can read the full article here (subscription required), and the comments […]

Guigal vineyard flyover

July 24, 2018

Super flyovers of Cote-Rotie and a dive into the Guigal cellar. If you didn’t know how steep the vineyards of Cote-Rotie were before – and how backbreaking the work to […]

What’s On Our Table: 2015 E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rouge.

July 24, 2018

Writer Russ Winton included the wine he enjoyed over July 4th weekend with his Modesto Bee readers. Within Russ’ Wine List column, he shares that the 2015 E. Guigal Cotes […]

Wines Of The Week: Syrah And Viognier For The Summer.

July 24, 2018

The E. Guigal 2015 Saint-Joseph Rouge was featured in Brian Freedman’s Forbes.com column “Wines of The Week: Syrah And Viognier For The Summer,” just in time to inspire our weekend […]

For a Chance at a Gem, Get to Know Some Wine Importers.

July 24, 2018

The Washington Post’s wine columnist, Dave McIntyre, included E. Guigal Cotes du Rhone Rosé 2017 in his latest column as a great value wine. He elaborated that Guigal is “perhaps […]

Five Decades of Montelena Estate Cabernet Sauvignon

July 24, 2018

Roger Morris of The Drinks Business joined the Chateau Montelena “Dream” Tasting in NYC on June 27th. Bo Barrett took a room full of eager guests through 5 decades of […]

40 Wines That Changed the Way We Drink

July 24, 2018

Ray Isle of Food & Wine highlights Chateau Montelena Chardonnay 2015 in his article “40 Wines That Changed the Way We Drink.” In it, he states, “Cabernet wasn’t California’s only […]

An Anniversary for an Icon: Chateau Montelena Celebrates Five Decades of Winemaking

July 24, 2018

Bo Barrett, the CEO of Chateau Montelena, put together a retrospective of the winery’s primarily Cabernet Sauvignon-based wines from the 1970s to the present. It was meant as a testimony […]

Wine Spectator Top 100 Wines – Finca Decero Malbec

June 22, 2018

Finca Decero Malbec 2015 proudly stands as Wine #34 in Wine Spectator’s Top 100 Wines of 2017. Rated 91 Points by WS and also noted as a “Smart Buy”, this […]