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Albariño Spotlighted in the New York Times

/ July 8, 2019

Eric Asimov of The New York Times puts a spotlight on Albariño and Forjas del Salnes on the map. 

★★½ Leirana Rías Baixas Albariño Forjas del Salnes 2017 Bright yet tightly coiled, with steely acidity; aromas and flavors of flowers and citrus. (Olé Imports, New Rochelle, N.Y.)

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Cavas Naveran Double Featured In "Eight of the Best Cavas Under $15"

/ July 5, 2019

In the world of sparkling wines, Cava is the best alternative to its expensive French cousin, Champagne. Old soils, striking acidity and secondary fermentation in the bottle create complexity in these bubbles. 

Cavas Naveran wines deliver value from their sustainably farmed vines. This family run winery's rosé and brut were just featured in Vinepair's "Eight of the Best...read more

Lail Vineyards J. Daniel Cuvee: 1997-2016

/ May 3, 2019

Lail Vineyards’ J. Daniel Cuvée, Robin Lail’s 21st-century interpretation of her family’s famed Cabernet-based wines of the past, has never been better than it is today.

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Alois Lageder Featured in Forbes

/ March 18, 2019

Jill Barth from Forbes highlights Alois Lageder and the family's dedication to biodynamic farming since 2004 with a goal to convince all partner-growers to convert by 2023. 

"A 'lullaby' is played in the cellar to harmonize the aging wine - its Bach, played on delay so one minute of music is stretch to one hour, to give the wine 'more time to age, to slow down,'" - Alois Lageder IV

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Spain, Galicia: Ribeiro Renaissance?

/ March 5, 2019

Luis Gutiérrez of The Wine Advocate wrote a killer story about the emerging wine regions of Galicia, highlighting our own Forjas del Salnés and Quinta da Muradella.

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"Let’s move to Rías Baixas, I had a great day tasting the 2016s and 2017s from the producers I admire the most there: Albamar, Forjas del Salnés,

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"The Breadth of Turley" featured in The Examiner

/ February 19, 2019

Turley's vineyard designate Zinfandels are highlighted by Lyle W. Norton in this article from The Examiner.

"From their menu of 31 wines, Turley produces 25 different zinfandel releases, 23 vineyard-designated, all organic and sourced from some of the oldest and finest vineyards throughout the state. This many wines may seem a bit ostentatious, but the winery describes them all as unique and different."

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Domaine de L'Arlot and Easton Featured in Wine Spectator

/ February 13, 2019

In Wine Spectator's annual Editors' Picks issue, our senior editors go through their most memorable wines, experiences and travels of the past year and share what stood out to them most. This week, we single out three special wines that sparked joy: a California Zinfandel, a French Pinot Noir and an aged Aussie Shiraz.

A wine I tasted this past year epitomized all of that for me:

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Weingut Fritz Haag featured in Mosel Fine Wines

/ February 11, 2019

Which came first? Brauneberger Juffer-Sonnenuhr or Weingut Fritz Haag? The Estate is so deeply associated with this mythical vineyard that the question may be asked. 

We met with Oliver Haag for an interview to better understand his Estate, vineyards, winemaking philosophy, professional career … and, of course, wine preferences! Oliver is not the most expansive of wine growers. But when a topic is close to his heart, he can get all fired up, as we noticed in the...read more

Bokisch featured in the Wine Spectator!

/ November 21, 2018

Lodi Appellation gaining recognition as world class wine region

LODI, CA – Markus Bokisch enjoyed introducing Wine Spectator’s Aaron Romano to the vineyards and people of Lodi, California. Bokisch, owner and grower of Bokisch Vineyards, and Romano toured the region’s diversity and took in some of the 110,000 acres of wine grapes that form the Lodi American Viticultural Area.

In the December issue of Wine Spectator, America’s...read more

Wine Spectator reveals Top 10 wines of 2018

/ November 14, 2018

The countdown is on! The Wine Spectator is slowly revealing its top 10 picks for best wines of the year and, so far, we've learned that the 2016 Aubert Larry Hyde & Sons Chardonnay is #6 on the list.

"Voluptuous and creamy, with densely packed flavors of apple pastry, pear tart and peach and hints of mango that are long and rich. The plush, complex finish is filled with notes of spice and dried herbs", says critic Kim Marcus about the wine. The Larry Hyde...read more