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Lettie Teague follows Eric Solomon on a scouting trip in Spain
February 6, 2015

A recap of Josh Reynolds' reviews of the wines of Comando G & Dani Landi in IWC #176
January 7, 2015

A recap of Josh Reynolds' reviews of the wines of Galicia & Bierzo in IWC #176
January 7, 2015

A recap of Josh Reynolds' reviews of the wines of Ribera del Duero & Rioja in IWC #176
January 7, 2015

Jeb Dunnuck of the Wine Advocate reviews the Rhone in WA#216
January 7, 2015

Luis Gutierrez of the Wine Advocate reviews Galicia & Bierzo in WA #216
January 7, 2015

Jeb Dunnuck from the Wine Advocate Reviews Southern Rhone Part 2
January 7, 2015

A recap of Josh Reynolds' reviews of the wines of Catalunya in IWC #176
January 7, 2015

A recap of Josh Reynolds' reviews of the wines of the Canaries and Mallorca in IWC #176
January 7, 2015

A recap of Josh Reynolds' reviews of the wines of the Priorat in IWC #176
January 7, 2015

A recap of Joel Payne's reviews of the single vineyard wines of Domaine Vacheron in IWC #176
January 7, 2015

Jeb Dunnuck of The Wine Advocate speaks highly of Domaine Giraud (subscription required)
November 24, 2014

Wine Advocate #215--Gredos
November 10, 2014

The Wine Advocate #215--Loire Valley
November 5, 2014

The Wine Advocate #215--Chateauneuf du Pape
November 3, 2014

The Wine Advocate #215--New Releases From France
November 3, 2014

Jeb Dunnuck's retrospective tasting at Clos Saint Jean (subscription required)
October 29, 2014

Jeb Dunnuck's retrospective tasting at Roger Sabon (subscription required)
October 29, 2014

Jeb Dunnuck's retrospective tasting at Janasse (subscription required)
October 10, 2014

Ho Hippies and Dreamers Transformed Priorat Into a Success Story
October 6, 2014

25 years in the Priorat: Rene Barbier, Josep Lluis Perez, Daphne Glorian & Alvaro Palacios
September 29, 2014

LA, the red carpet & Jesús Barquín of Equipo Navazos
September 17, 2014

Châteauneuf in the spotlight – Wine Spectator Insider September 10, 2014
September 16, 2014

How not to overlook Cava – Eric Asimov on the charms of Xarel.lo, and grower Cava.
August 11, 2014

Exceptional Best Buys – by Robert Parker in the Wine Advocate #213
June 30, 2014

Dinner Chez Dunnuck (subscription required)
May 16, 2014

A bonus bouquet of springtime whites – Jon Bonné
May 14, 2014

Ancient cellars, amphorae and indigenous varieties – a tour of Celler del Roure
May 14, 2014

The Languedoc and Roussillon: 2011, 2012 & 2013 – Wine Advocate #212, April 2014
May 5, 2014

Tikves – Wine Advocate #212, April 2014
May 5, 2014

Which Spanish White Will Replace Albariño – Lettie Teague asks in the Wall Street Journal
May 3, 2014

Jeb Dunnuck's video review of La Peira (subscription required)
April 14, 2014

Year's Best Loire Wines – Wine Spirits Magazine, April 2014
March 25, 2014

How Eric met Daphne by Jancis Robinson
March 24, 2014

A Pair of Priorats – Jancis Robinson in the Purple Pages (subscription required)
March 21, 2014
Jancis Robinson tastes and reviews the wines of Daphne Glorian and Ester Nin,

Cava and Other Sparkling Wines: Quality or Quantity? – Wine Advocate #211, February 2014
March 3, 2014

Can Rafols in "Cataluna and 10 of its Appellations– Wine Advocate #211, February 2014
March 1, 2014

New Releases by Eric Solomon – Wine Advocate #211, February 2014
February 28, 2014

Terroir al Limit in "Priorat at the Crossroads" – Wine Advocate #211, February 2014
February 28, 2014

Priorat: Back at the Crossroads – Wine Advocate #211, February 2014
February 28, 2014

Jancis Robinson on Tenerife in genreal and Suertes del Marques in particular
February 22, 2014

Damien Laureau in the Pour – New York Times, Jan 23, 2014 by Eric Asimov
January 23, 2014

2012 & 2011 Chateauneuf-du-Pape, Gigondas and Vacqueyras – in IWC #172
January 16, 2014

More Rhone Reviews by Jeb Dunnuck in Wine Advocate #210
December 30, 2013

Benjamin Romeo, Izadi & Orben reviewed by Luis Gutirrez in the Wine Advocate #210
December 30, 2013

Wine Advocate Best of 2013 Award Winners
December 29, 2013

David Schildknecht's recent review of Champagne Bedel
December 10, 2013

David Schildknecht's recent review of Dosnon & Lepage
December 10, 2013

Highlights from the recent Wine Advocate article, "Value-Priced Wines from European Cellars
November 30, 2013

Our under the radar Cahors – Chateau Vincens in the Wine Enthusiast
November 15, 2013

Reviews of our Chateauneuf du Pape growers in the Wine Advocate #209
November 1, 2013

Casa Castillo in the Wine Advocate #209
November 1, 2013

Rafael Palacios in the Wine Advocate #209
November 1, 2013

Suertes del Marques in the Wine Advocate #209
November 1, 2013

Chateauneuf in the Press
October 29, 2013
Reviews of our Chateauneuf-du-Pape producers in the November 15th edition of the Wine Spectator

Rafael Palacios and Equipo Navazos featured in the Hedonist's Gazette
September 22, 2013

International Wine Cellar New Releases from Spain issue #170
September 20, 2013
Josh Raynolds reviews some of our new releases from Spain.

Luis Gutierrez & Neal Martin talk about Equipo Navazos in the Wine Advocate issue #208
August 29, 2013
Luis Gutierrez and Neal Martin from the Wine Advocate discuss and review the Equipo Navazos project and the join projects with Colet and Niepoort.

Wine Advocate Review of Jean-Paul Droin Chablis in issue #208
August 29, 2013
David Schildknecht reviews the 2011 and 2012 vintages at Jean-Paul Droin.

Decanter Magazine, The World's Most Expensive Cavas
June 26, 2013

Andrew Jefford in Decanter on the La Pèira Vintages 2005- 2010
May 28, 2013

Jeb Dunnuck's 'Rhone Report' Scores big with Eric Solomon Selections
March 22, 2013

Eric Solomon Recognized as One of the Top Most Influential People in the U.S. Wine Industry
February 12, 2013

Robert Parker's The Wine Advocate "More Values from U.S. Importers"
December 28, 2012

Eric Solomon Selections EVODIA featured on the TODAY show
December 6, 2012

The Rhone Report--October 2012
October 2, 2012

Wine Specator Insider showcases five wines from the Rhone ESS portfolio
September 26, 2012

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar spotlights Spain's new releases
September 19, 2012

Jancis Robinson's latest review of Emporda and Espelt in the Financial Times
July 31, 2012
"In Empordà recently, I had the pleasure of tasting more than 50 wines from some of the more dynamic producers and found they varied hugely in style and winemaking competence, but that the raw ingredients could hardly have more personality. Some of the best-value examples are made from ancient Garnatxa vines by the Espelt family winery. These are particularly valuable because, while it is not too difficult to find very old Carinyena vines (a variety that produces good wine only from very old vines), Garnatxa was much more likely to be ripped out because it is so much less productive than Carinyena. Espelt red old-vine Garnatxa is based on vines that were planted in 1920 on granite and sand. Although it was aged for three months in large old oak barrels, the 2009 can be found on sale in the US for a derisory $8.99. Someone really ought to import it into the UK. Please."

Another experience of Spanish greatness in the form of Equipo Navazos sherries by Jamie Goode
June 26, 2012

Equipo Navazos featured in Eric Asimov's latest story on sherry producers in Spain
June 20, 2012

Glorious Godello - Jancis Robinson's latest love
June 15, 2012

Pazo de Señorans Selección de Añada 2005 wins Gold Decanter World Wine Award
May 22, 2012

Hospice du Rhone is SOLD OUT! Eric Solomon is a featured speaker for its 20th Anniversary.
April 24, 2012

Remarkable Rhone: Check out our latest remarkable scores from The Rhone Report
March 20, 2012

Eric Solomon named as 2012 James Beard Foundation Award Semi-Finalist
February 22, 2012

Sneak a peek at our upcoming national tasting events with our 2012 Portfolio Tasting Book
February 21, 2012

Michel Gassier Cercius Rouge "A Rhone Value Wine You Want To Purchase by the Case"
February 15, 2012

Quite the pair! Nostre Païs Red & White, a couple of "nice" Wine Spectator Southern Rhône Values
February 13, 2012

Decanter Magazine deems our Izadi Reserva 4 STARS-worthy
February 6, 2012

Check out the latest from the NY Times featuring our very own Rafael Palacios and Pazo de Senorans!'
January 20, 2012

Rhone's Winning Streak Continues: The latest IWC scores kid you not.
January 20, 2012

Cava Lovers! Check out i-WineRevew's Gramona feature on the art of Cava.
December 9, 2011

Wine Spectator's Best Wines from Chateauneuf-du-Pape
November 18, 2011

New IWC Issue- Best New Wines From Spain- includes "topnotch" Eric Solomon Selections
November 16, 2011

"Two Terrific Vintages in the Southern Rhone" - Robert Parker Jr.
November 1, 2011

Wine Spectator New Releases
October 20, 2011

New Burghound Scores for Chablis Released!
October 19, 2011

International Wine Review September 2011 - Wines of Priorat
October 10, 2011

Wine Enthusiast Top 100 Best Buys 2011 - Evodia 2010 Vintage
October 5, 2011

The Rhone Report Reviews September 2011
October 3, 2011

World of Fine Wines Review - L'Hortus and La Peira
September 30, 2011

2012 National Portfolio Tastings
September 21, 2011

La Pèira 2009 Tops The Languedoc-Roussillon
September 20, 2011

Macedonia - New From The Old World
September 20, 2011

Wine Advocate Languedoc Reviews 2008-2010 Vintages
September 20, 2011

Wine Advocate Chablis Reviews 2009-2010
September 20, 2011

2011 National Tasting - Boston
March 7, 2011

Best New Releases from Spain - Josh Raynolds
November 16, 2010
A comprehensive look at some of the best new releases from Spain - including many great values!

Wine Spectator "What We Are Drinking Now" - EVODIA
October 19, 2010
CLICK HERE for a link to the article - "Wine Spectator associate editor Tim Fish's wife brought home a lively Spanish Grenache recently, and best of all, the Altovinum Evodia Garnacha Calatayud 2009 cost just $9."

Lettie Teague (WSJ) on Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc
October 8, 2010
CLICK HERE to read Lettie Teague's recent article "Chateauneuf-du-Pape Blanc - Obscure, but Worth Seeking Out" featuring 2009 Marcoux, "one of the best wines I've tasted in months," as well as Janasse, Giraud and Roger Sabon.

Fall 2010 Portfolio
September 20, 2010

Wine Advocate - French Values Recap
September 1, 2010
Value wine from the Rhone - huge scores for wines under $20-25!

Farming Practices - The Green Guide
August 31, 2010
In response to the increasing demand for statements regarding our producers' philosophies and techniques in the vineyards, we have put together this document as an easy reference for you and your customers.

Wine Spectator Insider - 08 Chateauneuf
August 26, 2010

Find us on Facebook & Twitter
August 1, 2010
Keep up with daily news, press, photos through Facebook & Twitter!

Eric Solomon - Clos Saint Jean's New Importer
July 27, 2010

Sanclodio - 93 points, Wine & Spirits
June 24, 2010

Spring/Summer Portfolio List
May 11, 2010

NY Times Cava Article - Gramona the #1 Pick by Eric Asimov
May 11, 2010
CLICK HERE for a link to the article

Wine Advocate Spain Report - April 2010
April 27, 2010

Gramona Gran Cuvee 2007 - new look, lower dosage
March 19, 2010
From the simple aging process inside a single bottle to the overall evolution of vintages, wines have lives of their own. Beginning with the 2007 vintage, Gramona Gran Cuvee took big steps in its evolution. What was a delightfully bright, young and fruity Cava has matured to a have a drier, more elegant and polished profile. The Cava was achieved by aging part of the base wine in French oak barrels for 12 months before secondary fermentation. Following "le nouvelle vague" movement in Grower Champagne, the dosage has been reduced to 5 grams per liter. To match its new, sophisticated flavor profile, Gran Cuvee was given an image makeover. Together with Eric Solomon, Gramona created an attractive package that exemplifies its evolution. Below is the new label that represents the refined Gran Cuvee.

Annual Portfolio Tasting
March 1, 2010

National Portfolio Tasting - Tasting Book
February 23, 2010
Click the link above for the tasting book for our upcoming Portfolio Tasting in Boston - we hope to many of you there!

James Beard Awards
February 18, 2010
Eric Solomon has been selected as a semi-finalist in the James Beard Award 'Outstanding WIne & Spirits Professional.' Finalists will be announced March 22 - we will stay posted...

Updated Portfolio List
January 20, 2010
Updated portfolio list with complete press, new properties (Vindemio in the Ventoux and Colliere from Rasteau), new vintages plus new white & rose releases for Spring!

European Cellars | Eric Solomon Selection now on Facebook
January 13, 2010
Keep up with news and events on Facebook - become a fan!

Upcoming White & Rose Releases
January 7, 2010
2009 whites & roses are being bottles and packed to ship as we speak - here's to cool wines and warmer weather!

The Year End Lists
December 30, 2009
'Tis the season for year end lists - the best of this or that - please see a few features we are especially proud of:
Equipo Navazos La Bota de #17 makes Jon Bonne's Most Memorable Wines of the Year
Bodegas Castano Monastrell 2007 on the TOP 100 based on consumer preferences (#27 overall and in the top five in terms of value)
The only Priorat wine on the Wine Spectator Top 100 list was Mas Doix Salanques 2005

Janasse in the New York Times
December 8, 2009
This week's New York Times article by Eric Asimov featured a tasting of 10 wines from the now legendary 2007 vintage in Chaetauneuf-du-Pape - we are pleased (but not surprised of course) that Domaine de la Janasse came out at the top of the heap with what Asimov described as "plenty of powerfully ripe, lush fruit...yet its balance was impeccable." Read the full article HERE

Mas Doix Salanques - Wine Spectator Top 100
November 20, 2009
Congratulations to Mas Doix for their inclusion on the Wine Spectator Top 100 list this year! The 2005 Salanques is ranked #53 with the following notes: "A plush texture carries rich flavors of brandied cherry, dark chocolate, cocoa and mountain herbs in this expressive red. The tannins are firm but well-integrated, and the finish is bright and juicy." It is the only wine from the Priorat on the list. For a complete listing, please click HERE

Wine Enthusiast Magazine - Spain's Ten Best Wines
October 28, 2009
Lest month the Wine Enthusiast featured two wines from the European Cellars portfolio in their "Spain's 10 Best Wines" feature. MIchael Schachner says of the Gramona III Lustros Cava, "this wine comes as close to replicating fine Champagne as you will find in Spain." Pazo Senorans Albarino was also selected - "a leader in terms of purity and pizzazz." Click the link above for the full article.

Albarinos featured in Bon Appetit
October 16, 2009

Gramona featured in Nov 2009 Wine Enthusiast
October 13, 2009

Wine Spectator Insider - Chateauneuf-du-Pape
October 2, 2009
Have you heard about the 2007 vintage in the Rhone? OF COURSE YOU HAVE. And if by chance you have missed the hype so far, here is a bit more - Janasse, Roger Sabon, Marcoux

Wine Spectator Insider - Spain
October 2, 2009
Great reviews for Mas Doix, Aalto, Monasterio and WOW - did you see Laurel? Completely dominated L'Ermita (17 times the price) and only a couple points shy of Pingus. Off the charts in terms of QPR...

International Wine Cellar - Spanish Report - VALUES
September 24, 2009

International Wine Cellar - Spanish Report - PREMIUM
September 24, 2009

New York Times - Languedoc Feature with L'Hortus
September 16, 2009

Montsant Feature in Fine Cooking
September 10, 2009

GRAMONA & EQUIPO NAVAZOS - Among Wine & Spirits Top 100 Wineries of the Year
September 10, 2009
Congratulations to Gramona and Equip Navazos (Bota de) for being named Top Wineries of 2009 by Wine & Spirits Magazine. Issue will publish October 13, 2009, event in San Francisco held the following day.

La Peira in the Financial Times
August 9, 2009

Spain's Best - Featuring Gramona & Pazo de Senorans
July 31, 2009

ESS Portfolio July 2009
July 21, 2009
A complete listing of the current portfolio with Suggested Retail Pricing. Also features 30+ wines under $25 that have received 90+ points.

Godello Article in Spain Gourmeteur
July 21, 2009
Features Rafael Palacios, Valdesil, Pena das Donas

Forbes Life Article by Richard Nalley
July 14, 2009
Richard Nalley's picks for 15 wines that 'REIGN IN SPAIN' - including Alto Almanzora Este and Tomas Cusine Vilosell.

Wine Advocate #183 Report - France
July 2, 2009
Value Rhones, Languedoc, Roussillon

Wine Advocate Spain 2009 Reports
July 2, 2009
Over 50 wines reviewed with 90+ scores, many in the Top 100 Values of the Year...

Slideshow Video Recap - Trip to Spain
June 17, 2009
This 12 minute slideshow captures just some of the moments enjoyed by our group visit in June 2009...

Sommelier Journal May 2009
May 31, 2009
A report by Catherine Fallis on best new releases from Spain - several Eric Solomon Selections mentions!

More on Evodia
May 20, 2009
Though it debuted only a few months ago, Evodia has really hit its stride - the response nationwide has been phenomonal. Check out these couple articles:
Vail Daily
Las Vegas Review

Evodia Makes a Cameo Appearance
May 18, 2009
Evodia makes a guest appearance on Jill Santopietro's New York Times video feature, "Pizza at Home." A utilitarian wine indeed! CLICK HERE for a link to the video

Forbes Magazine - Este: Spain's Super Bargain
May 18, 2009
Check out Richard Nalley's Wine High/Lo article in Forbes Magazine featuring ESTE. CLICK HERE for the entire article. Please note: the label images were switched by the publication.

Calendal 2007: WS Top Rhone Value
May 11, 2009
CLICK HERE for a look at Wine Spectator's top value picks from the Rhone Valley - 2007 Calendal scores with 90 points, "Lush, with braised fig, blackberry and boysenberry confiture notes that are kept driven by underlying fruitcake, graphite and black tea. The finish is ripe and mouthfilling. Delicious."

On the Blogs & In the Boards
May 8, 2009
Brooklynguys Wine & Food Blog
Featuring Equipo Navazos Sherries
Red, White and Food
Featuring Mas Donis 2004
Primavini Newsletter
Featuring Castano Casa Cisca 2004

SLATE magazine - Eric Solomon:
May 7, 2009
SLATE magazine feature includes Eric Solomon in their best importer list
CLICK HERE for a link to the entire article

Best Under $15 Article in Food & Wine
April 24, 2009
In the April 2009 issue, Food & Wine Magazine features a piece on "Wine Country Recipes" with recommendations on wines for under $15 to pair with. Four of Eric Solomon Selections wines are included: Pesquie Terrasses, Novellum Chardonnay, Castano Hecula and Capcanes Mas Donis.

Follow That Blog!
April 22, 2009
Keep up with some of our producers who have launched blogs:
Coume del Mas CLICK HERE
Tirecul la Graviere CLICK HERE
Jean Luc Thunevin CLICK HERE

Daily Wine Buzz Blog Entry on Eric Solomon
April 14, 2009
Check out this quick entry from Cameron Dibble - the Charlotte based blog writer of The Daily Wine Buzz. CLICK HERE

Video Recap of National Tasting (plus download the tasting book)
April 1, 2009
Alison Smith of Texicali Wine Company put together this great short video of our recent tasting in San Francisco. Click HERE to get a taste of the event. You may download a copy of the tasting book by clicking HERE

Annual Portfolio Tastings
March 23, 2009
March 22-27, 2009
Boston | New York | San Francisco

Over 30 producers scheduled to attend including:
Bodegas Aalto & Ossian | Alto Almanzora | Burgans & Cuatro Pasos | Capcanes | Casa Castillo | Bodegas Castano | Celler del Roure | Celler Espelt | Evodia | Gramona | Jimenez Landi | Mas Alta | Mas d'en Compte | Mas Doix | Mas Que Vinos- Ercavio | Mustiguillo | Nit de Nin | Pazo de Senorans | Quinta Sardonia | Sitios de Bodega| Tomas Cusine | Val de Sil & Losada | Vila Viniteca Negociants | Finca Villacreces & Bodegas Orben | Domaine Lafage, Saint Roch & Novellum | Domaine de L'Hortus | Gilles Bonnefoy | Domaine Giraud | Roger Sabon | Domaine d'Andezon | Coume del Mas | La Peira en Damaisela | L'Esprit de la Fontaine

Press for Mirabel
March 20, 2009
Mirabel, one of the newest additions to our portfolio has grabbed the attention of a few wine writers - click links below to see the articles:
The Wine Doctor Wine of the Week
Magazine (in Spanish)

Eric Solomon Receives James Beard Award Nomination
March 12, 2009
Eric Solomon is one of 20 nominees in the "Outstanding Wine & Spirits Professional" category - see press release for details!

Gramona Feature in Relish
March 10, 2009

The Wine Advocate Top 100 Spanish Values Report
March 2, 2009

Gramona - A Valentine's Pick!
February 16, 2009

Gramona Valentine's Pick II
February 16, 2009

Cigarral - The New Men of La Mancha Article in Wine Enthusiast
February 16, 2009

Blackberry Farm Recap
January 22, 2009
Click HERE for an article written by Michael Bryan, Director at the Atlanta Wine School who recently attended the Blackberry Farm event, GRAND GRENACHE. Eric will return to Blackberry Farm in November with special guest Patricia Wells. For details & reservations, Visit Blackberry Farm's website.

La Vie en Rose - 2009
January 22, 2009

Tanzer Report - 06 & 07 CNDP
January 21, 2009
In the January/February issue of Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Celaar, Josh Raynolds writes a comprehensive report on the 2006 & 2007 vintages. No surprise the scores are strong from four of our Chateauneuf-du-Pape producers - Giraud, Janasse, Marcoux and Roger Sabon.

Las Rocas
January 14, 2009
Click HERE for a mention of Las Rocas as a wine to drink in uncertain economic times - "you don't have to break the bank to drink good wine."

December 16, 2008
This Website is scheduled to go LIVE the first week of January 2009!

The Wine Advocate Chateauneuf-du-Pape Report
November 10, 2008
The Wine Advocate #179 (October 2008) featured a comprehensive report on Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Includes scores for Domaine Giraud, Domaine de la Janasse, Domaine du Marcoux and Roger Sabon.

Excellent Article on Galicia by Gerry Dawes
October 20, 2008
This article by Gerry Dawes on Galicia features Pazo de Senorans, Rafael Palacios, Valdesil and Sanclodio (available in 2009).

Priorat Release - Hunt for Red October
October 8, 2008

Stephen Tanzer's International Wine Cellar - Best of Spain Issue
September 23, 2008
See a recap of the Eric Solomon Selections scores & tasting notes from the September/October 2008 issue. Among the highlights: the two highest rated whites in the issue (Ossian & As Sortes) and a BEVY of great values - over 15 wines with 90+ points and under $20 retail. Plus over 30+ other great reviews...

Wine Advocate Report on Spanish Values
September 15, 2008
Complete scores and tasting notes from the Wine Advocate Issue #178

Eric Solomon featured in the Charlotte Observer
July 15, 2008