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Healdsburg, Sonoma County Girls’ Getaway Wine Tasting Weekend

January 16, 2020

Lifestyle blog We Are Travel Girls highlighted a weekend experience in Sonoma, including an experience at Gary Farrell Winery. Their pro tip for visiting the winery? Make a reservation in advance. […]

The Weekly Dozen – California & More California

January 16, 2020

Santé included Gary Farrell Winery 2017 Russian River Pinot Noir in its weekly round up of recommended wines to try. Writer Roger Morris describes the wine as medium-bodied with somewhat […]

12 Spectacular Wines for 2020

January 10, 2020

Cottages & Gardens has published a round up of 12 “wow wines” and the stories behind them. Write Sheri deBorchgrave has selected the Champagne Bollinger 007 Limited Edition, Vintage 2011 […]

Go Big: 10 Celebration-Worthy Champagnes

January 9, 2020

Wine Enthusiast included Champagne Bollinger R.D. 2004 in a piece, “Go Big: 10 Celebration-Worthy Champagnes.” The 98-Point wine was featured as one of their top champagnes to enjoy for an […]

Wines of Wonder: How You Can Discover Them In The New Year

January 7, 2020

The Chateau Montelena 1974 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon has been included in a Grape Collective article that examines a small selection of absolutely outstanding wines that left highly esteemed wine writers Dorothy, […]

How to Plan a Champagne Honeymoon For Bubble-Loving Couples

January 7, 2020

Writer Lindsay Tigar wrote a first-hand piece for Brides that offers a detailed overview to plan the ultimate romantic getaway or honeymoon for bubble-loving couples in the Champagne region. She […]

Wines Of The Week: Champagne For New Year’s Eve 2020

January 7, 2020

Forbes contributor Brian Freedman highlights several of his top Champagne picks to toast the New Year with. Importantly, he notes that he does not reserve Champagne for celebrations and enjoys […]

Eight Ways Wine Will Change in 2020

January 7, 2020

Bloomberg’s wine columnist, Elin McCoy,  has published an article forecasting what she expects to see a lot more of in the wine industry this year. She offers keen insight into […]

9 Mini-Bottles of Wine That Make Perfect Last Minute Gifts

January 3, 2020

Robb Report selected the 375ml format of the Chateau Montelena 2015 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon as a great “mini” bottle of wine for last minute gifting. Writer Sara Schneider finds […]

Urgent: Please Sign This Petition

January 2, 2020

Our industry has banded together to fight the looming USTR tariffs on European wines and filed a petition on change.org entitled “Save American Wine Jobs.” Please take ten seconds to submit […]

Shanken: The New War Against Wine

December 31, 2019

In an open letter to Wine Spectator, publisher Marvin R. Shanken urged readers to submit their comments to regulations.gov in response to the USTR’s proposed tariff on European imports, expected to […]

The Best Sparkling Wines Under $40, According to a Sommelier

December 26, 2019

Yahoo! Lifestyle published a piece highlighting some great sparkling wine and Champagne options that won’t break the bank for New Year’s Eve celebrations this year, including Champagne Ayala Brut Majeur.  The […]

The Best Bottles of Wine and Champagne to Bring to Any Holiday Party

December 24, 2019

Men’s Journal included Chateau Montelena in a story, “The Best Bottles of Wine and Champagne to Bring to Any Holiday Party.”  The article includes Chateau Montelena’s 2017 Napa Valley Chardonnay noting how […]

Tariffs May Impact Your Spirits Following the Holidays

December 24, 2019

Sherry-Lehmann CEO Chris Adams appeared on FOX Business’ Mornings with Maria to share his top drink picks for the holidays, including Champagne Bollinger Special Cuvée, and discuss the impact tariffs are […]

Bollinger Champagne is the perfect gift for James Bond fans

December 24, 2019

The Akron Beacon Journal in Ohio has highlighted Champagne Bollinger in a dedicated gifting story. The piece highlights the Champagne Bollinger 007 Limited Edition, Vintage 2011 as a perfect last-minute […]

The Best Foods to Pair with Champagne

December 24, 2019

Town & Country published a food pairing story featuring a variety of different foods to pair with different styles of Champagne. A panel of industry experts weighed in, and deemed […]

Chicago Wine Press: Wine Reviews

December 24, 2019

Chicago Wine Press author W. Peter Hoyne has highlighted some of his favorite champagnes to ring in the new year with, including Champagne Bollinger Rosé NV. He explains how Bollinger is offer […]

Feast your eyes on 2020: Where to eat on NYE in Charleston

December 24, 2019

The Charleston City Paper has highlighted a James Bond inspired New Years Eve party at Wild Common featuring Champagne Bollinger, agent 007’s preferred bubbly. Guests have the option of enhancing […]

2020 not 1920

December 20, 2019

  You can download and share the information below in PDF by clicking here or sharing this link: https://wp.me/aabQeO-4F9   TAKING AWAY CONSUMER CHOICE In retaliation against subsidies the European Union has […]

Yankees Swayed Gerrit Cole with Masseto

December 19, 2019

The New York Post reports that, in addition to the lucrative nine-year-$324 million contract, Garret Cole was wooded to join the Yankees with the help of the legendary Masseto. Apparently, […]