We skipped visiting the Rhône this year for obvious reasons so we've spent a lot of time thinking about it. Here are some of our thoughts.Go Red!
Over the last ten years, a shift has occurred in the Bekaa Valley, where a younger generation is returning to their roots and making pure wines without any of the past's excesses. Leading this movement is Faouzi Issa of Domaine des Tourelles.
While admittedly, we share Xavier’s love of pure and riveting Chenin Blanc in its many guises, which he has certainly mastered in Montlouis, we have to admit that his red wines from the Touraine are some of the most satisfying we’ve ever tasted as well.
For years we’ve searched for an estate in Vouvray making chiseled and forthright dry wines and made with minimal intervention. With Mathieu Cosme, we not only got that but the rising star of Vouvray.
Amirault's wines are intensely pure, savory, soulful Cabernet Francs, and their addition to our portfolio alongside the stellar Domaine de la Noblaie in Chinon and the Anjou’s rising stars at Terre de l’Elu, we have assembled a stable of benchmark Loire Valley Cabernet Franc growers.
Once you taste Faouzi Issa's wines you'll understand why we couldn't pass up representing Domaine des Tourelles.
El Hierro, the smallest of the Canary Islands, emerges from the shadows, and naturally, it is because of Rayco Fernandez.
What happens when winemaker Eulogio Pomares, UK-based wine importer Ben Henshaw, wine writer Jamie Goode, and wine entrepreneur Daniel Primack get together to make an Albariño?
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