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Decanter’s Andrew Jefford Meets the Burgundy and Châteauneuf Specialist Mounir Saouma

December 10, 2018

Decanter’s Andrew Jefford interviews Mounir Sauoma, of Burgundy’s Lucien Le Moine and Châteauneuf’s Rotem & Mounir Saouma. Jefford cover’s Mounir’s long career, starting in the late 1990s buying newly fermented […]

Seven Expressions of One Grape

August 26, 2020

Dallas Wine Chick highlighted a recent Gary Farrell Winery tasting experience via Zoom on the site. The story offers a historical overview of the Russian River Valley estate, Winemaker Theresa […]

Some Late Summer Sparkling Wines

August 28, 2020

Bigger Than Your Head recommends a small selection of sparkling wines to enjoy on the porch and at socially-distanced end of summer picnics, including Langlois-Chateau Crémant de Loire and Crémant […]

Great Value Wines: 2008 Vintage Champagnes Under $100

August 28, 2020

James Suckling editor Zekun Shuai compiled a list of great champagnes from the “wondrous” 2008 vintage that can be found for under $100, including Champagne Ayala Le Blanc de Blancs. […]

Wine for Human Rights

September 1, 2020

The Oregon Wine Press highlighted Ponzi Vineyards’ limited edition “Together” release of 2017 Pinot Noir. Motivated by the recent unrest going on nationwide, sister-owners Luisa and Maria Ponzi wanted to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]