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Le Vert Galant 2018 in The Washington Post

/ September 23, 2019

The Washington Post highlights some great deals this week, including a delicious Rosé made from Pineau d'Aunis. This grape creates a much more refreshing, less fruit-forward rosé that is hitting the rosé scene hard! See below what Dave McIntyre has to say below:

"Pineau d’Aunis is a relatively obscure grape from the Loire Valley that has become a sommelier favorite. This rosé, from a leading Loire Valley producer, is...read more

Vara Y Pulgar featured in New York Times' 20 Under $20

/ September 20, 2019

20 Under $20 highlights interesting, easy to enjoy and moderately priced wines for the everyday wine enthusiast. In his article, Eric Asimov showcases wines with a sense of place and culture, and this 100% Tintilla from Andalasuia does just that. Find his notes below:

"This rare wine comes from the Cádiz region of Andalusia in southern Spain, an area more renowned for its sherries than its table wines. It is made entirely with the tintilla grape, better known in Rioja as...read more

Clos Henri featured in Forbes

/ August 13, 2019

Forbes selected the 2018 Clos Henri Petit Clos as one of the 10 Sauvignon Blanc to kickstart August!

"The eighth month of the year is nearly here and in the northern hemisphere, August is one of the hot ones! Because white wine is served chilled — 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit — diners and wine consumers are apt to open bottles all summer. There's loads of versatility in this category, from gastronomic wines to pair with dinner, to cocktail-friendly refreshers for...read more

David Ramey and the Evolution of Chardonnay - I'll Drink to That! Wine Podcast

/ July 19, 2019

"David Ramey is the founder and co-owner of Ramey Wine Cellars and Sidebar Cellars, both based in Sonoma County, California.

David shares his career path in California wineries from Simi, to Matanzas Creek, Chalk Hill, Dominus Estate, Rudd Estate, and starting wine labels of his own. While discussing those various work experiences, David also shares what he learned at each point, and how this would evolve into his winemaking approach today. He goes grape variety by variety,...read more

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.)

Check out this article and read more about Forjas...read more

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.

Read the article here.

"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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