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August 5, 2021
Tenuta di Nozzole
Tenuta di Nozzole Names 1 of 9 Outstanding Chianti Classicos for $25 or Less
Chianti Classico is a large appellation that comprises some 17,000 acres of vineyards, along with heavily forested areas. Its high elevations result in a unique expression of the Sangiovese grape. These red wines can be austere when young, but they have a backbone of acidity that makes them ideal partners for food. In the best vintages, such as 2019, their fruit profiles are ve...
June 15, 2021
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards featured in Wine Spectator On the Bright Side
(“Up to the Challenge,” June 30, 2020). More than half of the 2018s received outstanding scores of 90 points or higher on Wine Spectator’s 100-point scale, a fine showing that earns the vintage an overall rating of 94 points in Sonoma and 92 in Napa. Early indications point to another excellent vintage in 2019, for which I give a preliminary score of 93-96 poi...
May 17, 2021
Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies
Maison Louis Jadot unveils the newest Beaune Celebration Edition
When we have the opportunity to celebrate a great vintage, Maison Louis Jadot focusses on the Premier Crus of Beaune as a way to celebrate its origins and the foundation of the house in 1859. Today we own 62 acres spread across 17 Premier Cru vineyards in the appellation. Right now we are celebrating 2018, a great vintage in Burgundy. This blend, the product of a stunning vint...
April 1, 2021
Craggy Range
New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc: The Best Buy at Wine Stores Now
WINES CAN OFTEN provide a reflection of the countries where they’re made. Take, for example, the Sauvignon Blancs of New Zealand. Even in a year such as 2020, both the country and the wines managed to triumph. New Zealand was almost Covid-free and the vintage was one of the best in recent history. The early months of the year were less than auspicious. In the Southern Hemisph...
March 25, 2021
AIX
Maison Saint Aix of Provence, France Unveils New Logo for AIX Rosé
Maison Saint Aix, the 140-year-old winery located in Provence, France, has unveiled a new logo for its AIX Rosé. From one of the Provence’s most celebrated terroirs, AIX Rosé (SRP: $21.99) is created to be the purest possible expression of a Provencal rosé wine. With 185 acres of vineyards, Maison Saint Aix is one of the largest domaines in the famous AOP Coteaux d’Aix-...
March 19, 2021
Cakebread Cellars
EOD Drinks With Bruce Cakebread and Stephanie Jacobs
In this episode of “End Of Day Drinks,” VinePair’s editorial team is joined by Cakebread Cellars’ co-owner Bruce Cakebread and Stephanie Jacobs, Cakebread’s winemaker. Cakebread is a family-run business with a history dating back to 1973. In this episode, our guests speak on Cakebread’s modern sustainability strategies, the importance of a family’s legacy, and new...
February 3, 2021
Louis Jadot Mâconnais and Beaujolais Wines
The 30 Best Red Wines for 2021 featuring Louis Jadot Beaujolais
Wine is for everyone. If you like more expensive, focused wine, awesome. If you just want some everyday bottles to have on hand, great. If your sweet spot is under $30, excellent. And if you’re looking for a good case buy, stupendous. There is so much wine on our market, and it can be difficult to find your match online or in stores. Here are 30 wines to fit every budget. The...
July 31, 2020
World of Wine (WOW), Porto Wine District To Open July 31, 2020
(UNITED STATES; July 31, 2020) – Portugal is one of the top European travel destinations, acclaimed for its unparalleled viticulture and fortified wines. Located along the banks of the Douro River, Porto, the vibrant city known for its extensive history, beautiful architecture and stunning views, will become a hub of the global tourism industry with the opening of WOW, Porto ...
July 15, 2020
Domaine Carneros
Remi Cohen appointed as new CEO of Domaine Carneros
July 15, 2020 – Remi Cohen, a seasoned executive across the realms of management, finance, sales, marketing, viticulture and winemaking joins Domaine Carneros this August as CEO just before harvest kicks off. With 20 years of experience that began in the Carneros region at Saintsbury just after receiving her master’s degree in viticulture, Cohen comes full circle after ...
April 28, 2020
Kobrand Corporation’s COVID-19 Response
The Kobrand Foundation has made two separate $100,000 donations to Covid-19 relief efforts. The first is going to the United Sommeliers Foundation, which provides immediate financial assistance to sommeliers out of work because of the crisis. The second $100,000 gift is headed to the Restaurant Workers Community Foundation, which funnels funds to direct relief of individual r...
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