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Same Grape, New Look: Exploring White Cabernet Franc

December 4, 2020

Wine Enthusiast included Contra Coast, California winery Halcyon in a story dedicated to Cabernet Franc, the “parent of powerhouse red variety Cabernet Sauvignon.” Despite what you may think, the focus […]

Champagne Toast, Anyone?

December 3, 2020

Leader’s Edge published a story encouraging readers to honor the legacy of the inimitable Sean Connery with a glass of Bollinger, Secret Agent 007’s favorite Champagne. While the award-winning actor […]

The Best Champagne Bottles to Pop This New Years

December 3, 2020

Town & Country is building upon its holiday coverage with Champagne recommendations to open on New Year’s Eve, including Champagne Bollinger La Grande Année 2012 and Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur NV. […]

Champagne Ayala – Brut Majeur

December 3, 2020

Arizona Foothills dedicated a full story to highlight Champagne Ayala and its flagship wine, Brut Majeur. The piece celebrates the maison’s rich heritage and Chef de Cave Caroline Latrive’s emphasis […]

Bond Option

December 3, 2020

Caviar Affair contributor Lana Bortolot details Champagne Bollinger’s House style and unwavering commitment to rigid quality standards. Additionally, the feature explores the 40+ year historic connection between Champagne Bollinger and […]

A Perfect Match: Fish and Chips with Champagne

December 3, 2020

Wine Spectator featured RPM Seafood’s delicious recipe for crispy Dove sole and potato wedges in its December 15, 2020 issue, noting this dish is “a perfect excuse to break out […]

Holiday Gift Guide for all your Grapefriends

December 3, 2020

Grapefriend’s latest newsletter featured wine recommendations for the holidays, including two versatile bottles from Domaine Chanson. Writer Alyssa Vitrano notes that the star during her annual Christmas Eve Feast of […]

Millennials Finally Thirsty for Wine

December 2, 2020

Wine-Searcher published a piece highlighting the surge of Generation Z and Millennials finally drinking more wine. The story includes insightful commentary from Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton about how the […]

My Favorite Sparkling Wines: French Bubbles

December 2, 2020

Lifestyle blog Wander with Wonder wrote a piece dedicated to French sparkling wine, and sited Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée as an all-time favorite. The piece delves into why not all sparkling […]

Blind Tasting Masterclasses: China vs The World and Bordeaux 2009 vs Bordeaux 2019

December 1, 2020

James Suckling’s Great Wines of the World 2020 Masterclasses took place in Hong Kong, with about 50 people in total over two separate sessions. The second session of the day […]

Gift Guide: The Bon Vivant

December 1, 2020

The design and lifestyle gurus at Rue have chosen Champagne Ayala Le Blanc de Blancs 2013 as one of their gift guide recommendations for anyone who “enjoys the good life.” […]

11 Winter Wines to Try This Holiday Season

December 1, 2020

JustLuxe recommended Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 as one of 10 great wines to enjoy this winter. The writer explains this classic Russian River expression of Chardonnay “comes […]

Truffle Season – An Interactive Cooking Demonstration

December 1, 2020

Blue Lifestyle has highlighted an extremely special virtual experience on December 10 with Champagne Bollinger. In partnership with Ariane Daguin, Founder, Owner & CEO of D’Artagnan, and Bordeaux négociant DUCLOT la […]

Grape Minds – Turkey Day Wines

December 1, 2020

The Grape Minds podcast focused a recent episode on Thanksgiving wines, and recommended Chateau Montelena. The episode also featured dialogue with Winemaker Matt Crafton as they discussed Chateau Montelena’s Riesling […]

Champagne Corks Fly After Elections

December 1, 2020

Tom Marquardt and Patrick Darr’s latest syndicated wine column, which first appeared in The South Florida Reporter, emphasized the spike in Champagne sales following the Presidential election results. Further, they’ve […]

Turkey Toasts, Bottles Worthy of the Feast

December 1, 2020

USA Today recommended Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 as one of three special bottles to consider for the Thanksgiving feast. The piece, which was syndicated in print publications […]

When It’s OK to Add Ice to Your Wine, According to Experts

November 25, 2020

Vinepair explores a heavily debated topic in a new article about adding ice to your wine glass. Contributor Samantha Leal questions whether this is “outdated, misinterpreted advice from some wine-snob […]

88 Holiday Gift Ideas That Declare Living Large the New Normal

November 25, 2020

Bloomberg featured Ornellaia 2017 in its ultimate holiday gift guide, selecting the wine “for grape juice junkies” as the perfect addition to a cozy day off at home. Wine contributor […]

Theresa Heredia Upholds and Raises Gary Farrell Winery’s High Standards

November 25, 2020

65 ͦ Magazine, a northern California lifestyle publication, published a feature on Gary Farrell Winery after participating in a Zoom tasting with Winemaker Theresa Heredia. The piece offers a deep […]

Versatile Italian Wines To Serve This Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

Forbes contributor Lana Bortolot offered a unique spin on Thanksgiving wine recommendations, including Attems Pinot Grigio 2018, based on her own experience with holiday food traditions. Many people have their […]