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Browse the most recent news, information and activities from our producers.

E. Guigal Côtes du Rhône Red 2016, Rhône Valley, France

September 21, 2020

VinePair columnist Ed Deitch focuses his latest review on the E. Guigal 2016 Côtes du Rhône rouge. He offers context on the region, which produces a huge range of red […]

The Ponzi Legacy

September 21, 2020

Wine Spectator Senior Editor Tim Fish dedicated a column in the September 30 issue to Ponzi Vineyard’s 50th anniversary. “The Ponzi Legacy” paints a rich picture of how Dick and […]

Announcing the Top 100 Wineries of 2020

September 18, 2020

Wine & Spirits Magazine includes EIGHT producers from the VINTUS portfolio in their much anticipated Top 100 Wineries of 2020. From the United States, we have the only Russian River […]

Market Watch New Products

September 18, 2020

Market Watch included the launch of Champagne Bollinger PN VZ15 in its September 2020 New Products feature. The write up explains that it is made from “100% Pinot Noir grapes […]

Gus Clemens: The widows behind the sparkling wine

September 17, 2020

Wine columnist Gus Clemens featured Champagne Bollinger and the legendary Lily Bollinger in a syndicated story about powerful women behind sparkling wine estates. Clemens rightly credits the late Lily Bollinger […]

Soul-Satisfying Wine Picks for California Wine Month

September 17, 2020

Seattleite recommended three Gary Farrell Winery wines as part of the publication’s California Wine Month roundup. See below for the excerpts and read the full list of wine picks HERE: […]

Gary Farrell Pinot Noir: Highlighting Its Virtues

September 16, 2020

The Written Palette participated in a Zoom tasting with Gary Farrell Winery Winemaker Theresa Heredia, where writer Cori Simon learned all about the winery’s history and diverse range of Pinot […]

Champagne Bollinger Introduces New Wine to the Range!

September 15, 2020

Arizona Foothills shares news with its readers that Champagne Bollinger has introduced a new addition to the permanent range, PN VZ15, for the first time in over a decade. The […]

These Wines are the Perfect Pairing for Hearty Fall Meals

September 14, 2020

As the seasons begin to change and we find ourselves swapping out our linens for chunky sweaters, The Gourmet Insider provides a comprehensive for similarly adapting our wines. Devin Parr […]

Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2017, Russian River Valley, Calif.

September 11, 2020

VinePair columnist Ed Deitch features the Gary Farrell Russian River Valley Selection Pinot Noir 2017 in his latest column. The winery produces several single vineyard Pinot Noirs, while this blend […]

Jancis Robinson on the Next Generation of California Winemakers

September 9, 2020

Jancis Robinson, writing for the Financial Times, reports on the changing succession trends in the Napa Valley. At the end of the last century, succession was one of the hot […]

Wine Review: Checking in with Gary Farrell Vineyards and Winery

September 9, 2020

The Chalk Report participated in a Gary Farrell Winery virtual tasting focused on the estate’s beautiful Pinot Noirs, including the 2016 Gary Farrell Hallberg Vineyard expression. Writer Andy Chalk offers […]

Provence and Beyond

September 9, 2020

The Chicago Wine Press recommended two Château Minuty wines, Prestige and 281, in columnist Peter Hoyne’s summer rosé feature. In addition to offering background on the family-owned estate, Hoyne notes that […]

The 65 Best Grilling Wines for the End of Summer

September 4, 2020

Honest Cooking magazine compiled a comprehensive list of wines to enjoy with freshly grilled dishes, including Domaine Chanson, Chateau Montelena and Gary Farrell Winery. Labor Day certainly doesn’t mean the […]

Violent Hailstorms hit Valpolicella Vineyards

September 3, 2020

Decanter’s Aldo Fiordelli reports on the recent hailstorms that have destroyed vineyards near Verona. The areas in the lower-lying, non-Classico areas of Valpolicella were hit the hardest, leaving producers with […]

The Secrets To a Successful Montauk Road Trip

September 3, 2020

Forbes has shared a guide on the best ways to plan a memorable getaway to Montauk for the holiday weekend, including a collaboration between Backal Hospitality Group and Château Minuty […]

Sips to Savor

September 3, 2020

USA Today highlighted Gary Farrell Winery in an end to summer wine roundup, recommending the Russian River Valley Pinot Noir 2017. Described as a “world class Pinot Noir” from the […]

A Sense of Place with Gary Farrell Pinot Noirs

September 3, 2020

Wine writer Allison Levine shared a recent Gary Farrell Winery virtual Pinot Noir tasting experience on Please The Palate. She leads off by noting that it is a “sexy and […]

Where To Stay

September 2, 2020

Hemispheres, the in-flight magazine for United Airlines, included Chateau Montelena in a piece showcasing the winery’s partnership with Calistoga Ranch. Chateau Montelena and Calistoga Ranch developed a menu of exclusive tasting […]

Ultra-Private Napa Valley Experiences

September 1, 2020

Visit Napa Valley included Chateau Montelena in a piece showcasing the winery’s partnership with Calistoga Ranch. Chateau Montelena and Calistoga Ranch developed a menu of exclusive tasting experiences that enable guests […]