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How to Frenchify Your Summer

June 26, 2020

Whit & Whimsy published an inspirational story to “Frenchify” your summer while remaining safely at home this year. This is worth reading as there are so many creative and fun […]

Wine Tasting While Social Distancing

June 26, 2020

WINEormous included Château Minuty Rose et Or 2019 in its latest roundup of wines. Their panel notes that “Minuty consistently produces outstanding rosé, and this is no exception.” Writer Tom […]

Wine, etc.: Try these 12 roses as you dive into summer

June 26, 2020

Taking a break from focusing on the chaos and tragedy surrounding us from the coronavirus, The Capital Gazette wine columnists are encouraging us to think pink with Minuty Prestige 2019. […]

Recently Sampled Wines

June 26, 2020

The Winston-Salem Journal recommended Minuty Prestige 2019 in the publication’s latest wine column. The writer describes the Cotes de Provence wine from Minuty as “very good.” He adds that he […]

The 25 Best Rosé Wines Under $25

June 26, 2020

Delish highlighted their favorite rosés under $25 to stock up on through Labor Day, including M de Minuty 2019. We couldn’t agree more with their sentiment that the trademark “Bouteille […]

Ponzi Vineyards, Fifty Years Of Passion

June 26, 2020

Santé, a magazine dedicated to all things food, wine and spirits, spotlights Ponzi Vineyards for their 50th anniversary in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. In 1970 Dick and Nancy Ponzi purchases 20 […]

Allison Levine Please the Palate: A World of Sparkling Wines

June 26, 2020

Allison Levine, owner of Please the Plate, freelance writer, and host of the podcast Wine Soundtrack USA,  provides a most helpful guide to all things sparkling wines. While most consumers […]

Gary Farrell Grower Stories – Hallberg Vineyard

June 26, 2020

Enjoy this video, providing an overview of Gary Farrell Winery’s partnership with Hallberg Vineyard in the Green Valley neighborhood of Russian River Valley. This vineyard is a source for the […]

Gary Farrell Grower Stories – Olivet Lane

June 26, 2020

Enjoy this video, providing an overview of Gary Farrell Winery’s partnership with Olivet Lane Vineyard in the Santa Rosa Plains neighborhood of Russian River Valley. This vineyard is a source […]

Gary Farrell Harvest Part Two – At the Winery

June 26, 2020

Gary Farrell Winery making wine from Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wine grapes in Russian River Valley. Part 2 of 2, “At the Winery” showcases the exceptional winemaking process during harvest.

Gary Farrell Harvest Part One – In the Vineyards

June 26, 2020

Gary Farrell Winery harvesting Chardonnay and Pinot Noir wine grapes in Russian River Valley. Part 1 of 2, “In the Vineyards” showcases a night harvest at Bacigalupi Vineyard.

Next Round: Chateau Montelena Winemaker Matt Crafton on Reopening Napa

June 25, 2020

Vinepair featured Chateau Montelena in an episode of their “Next Round” podcast series. The segment highlighted an interview with Winemaker Matt Crafton as he discussed Montelena’s reopening plans, navigating reservation-only tastings […]

Oregon Gains Two Wine Appellations

June 25, 2020

Wine Spectator reports that Oregon has gained two new wine appellations: Laurelwood District and Tualatin Hills. Both AVAs are located in the northwest corner of the Willamette Valley, with Laurelwood […]

Vineyard Manager Wine Career Tips

June 25, 2020

Wine Enthusiast interviewed Miguel Ortiz, Vineyard Manager of Ponzi Vineyards, about his role at the winery and how others can follow in his footsteps of becoming a vineyard manager. He […]

Vintage Retrospective: The 2001 Napa Valley Cabernets

June 25, 2020

Stephen Tanzer, critic and editor at Vinous Media, recently published his second Napa Valley Retrospective of 2020, this time focusing on the 2001 Cabernet Sauvignons. Wedged between the three cool […]

Allison Levine, Please The Palate: Everything’s Coming Up Rosés

June 19, 2020

Allison Levine, owner of Please the Plate, freelance writer, and host of the podcast Wine Soundtrack USA, shares all the pink wines that have been keeping her happy this summer […]

12 Of The Best Rosé Wines You Can Enjoy Way Beyond Summer

June 19, 2020

Forbes Magazine senior travel and food contributor Karla Alindahao rounds up twelve of the best rosé wines to enjoy this summer. As a self-proclaimed lover of amber-hued spirits and Old […]

The Back Label E01 – Bo Barrett, Chateau Montelena

June 19, 2020

In our very first episode, Jesse Levine sat down with Bo Barrett of Chateau Montelena. Having been at the forefront of the winemaking scene in Napa Valley since the 1976 Judgement of Paris, Bo had plenty of stories to share about the history of the estate and explains why it took just about fifty years to figure out he was “doing it right.”

10 Bottles Of Rosé Under $50 You Should Uncork This Summer

June 19, 2020

Forbes Magazine includes Minuty Prestige Rosé 2019 in its latest round-up of the 10 best bottles of rosé to enjoy this summer. Chateau Minuty, which is the epitome of Saint-Tropez […]

10 Eco-Friendly Alcohol Brands to Know, and What Makes Them Sustainable

June 19, 2020

Business Insider features Dog Point Vineyards in their latest publication highlighting sustainable alcohol brands. The New Zealand based winery not only proudly has the largest number of organic vineyards, but […]