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Wine Reviews: California New Releases

April 16, 2021

Terroirist highlighted Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2018 and Hallberg Vineyard Pinot Noir 2018 as part of a California new release story. Awarding it 91 points, the Russian […]

Toast with Mom

April 16, 2021

USA Today selected Gary Farrell Olivet Lane Chardonnay 2018 as a top toast for Mother’s Day this year. The story notes that the Russian River Valley region makes “world-class chardonnay, […]

Which Rosés Will Succeed in a Maturing Market?

April 16, 2021

Sevenfifty published a rosé focused feature, where the author spoke with several category thought leaders on how and which brands will continue to succeed, including Château Minuty Brand Director Anthony […]

The Italian Volcanic Red Wine Called “The Barolo of the South”

April 16, 2021

Wine Enthusiast recommended Paternoster 2016 Don Anselmo in a story highlighting 12 of the most exciting Aglianico grape bottlings from the Vulture region in Basilicata. The wine, which the publication […]

New Releases from Champagne

April 16, 2021

Forbes contributor Tom Hyland recommended Champagne Ayala Le Blanc de Blancs 2014 in a recent column focused on new releases. He notes “aromas of fresh lemon, yellow flowers and chamomile.” […]

Bring the Saint-Tropez Sunshine Home with Minuty Rosé

April 12, 2021

Tipsy Diaries encourages readers to try Minuty’s 2020 M and Prestige rosés as we await warmer weather, adding “the iconic producer of Côtes de Provence Rosé offers a new year […]

Champagne Maker Bollinger Buys Ponzi Vineyards

April 9, 2021

NBC Portland covered the news of the Bollinger family’s acquisition of Ponzi Vineyards in a TV segment that aired on Thursday, April 8. Sisters Maria and Luisa Ponzi spoke with […]

These Elite Bottles of Wine are So Exclusive, You Can’t Just Buy Them

April 9, 2021

Bloomberg highlights the library vintages of Chateau Montelena as some of the most exclusive bottles of wine available to consumers. Elin McCoy elaborates that “certain rare bottlings from big-name wineries […]

Fifty Shades of Syrah

April 8, 2021

In her latest feature for Wine Searcher, Margaret Rand details the factors that allow for Syrah’s ability to shapeshift into a multitude of guises ranging from cool and peppery to […]

Exciting News: Bollinger and Ponzi Families Unite

April 7, 2021

Today we have very big news! After 50 years working to establish the Willamette Valley as a world renowned wine region, the Ponzi family is staged for the next chapter. […]

Champagne – James Bond’s royal flush

April 5, 2021

In honor of the highly anticipated release of EON’s 25th Bond film, No Time To Die, Jancis Robinson published a detailed story about James Bond’s love for Champagne and Bollinger’s […]

New Napa Valley Wine Concierge Will Get You Wines Not Available for Purchase

April 5, 2021

Departures wrote a dedicated story on Chateau Montelena’s new customizable Wine Concierge program. The piece elaborates on the luxury offering, which gives wine lovers access to the winery’s extensive library […]

Experience California Wine Country in Style at These 9 Effortlessly Luxurious Vineyards

March 26, 2021

Departures included Chateau Montelena’s “Concierge Program” in a story that highlights luxury experiences currently offered in Napa Valley for visitors. Writer Jonathan Cristaldi explains, this program “grants wine lovers access […]

Winter White Wines Perfect for Early Spring

March 26, 2021

MassLive selected Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 in this week’s column focused on white wines to enjoy this spring. Writer Ken Ross opens the piece with a comparison […]

The Top 10 Wines for Summer 2021

March 26, 2021

Drinkhacker highlighted Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2018 in a round up focusing on top wines for summer. Stating that you can’t go wrong with Gary Farrell, the […]

Sonoma Chardonnay Comes Alive

March 12, 2021

The April 2021 issue of Wine Enthusiast features Gary Farrell Winery in a story focused on Sonoma Chardonnay. Writer Virginie Boone notes that “California Chardonnay, specifically from Sonoma, is finally […]

Food & Wine Handbook

March 11, 2021

Food & Wine magazine included Masciarelli in the March 2021 issue of the publication. Longtime wine editor Ray Isle chose the “earthy, powerful” Masciarelli Marina Cvetic Montepulciano d’Aburzzo Riserva 2016 […]

Interview with Winemaker Theresa Heredia of Gary Farrell Winery

March 11, 2021

Jetsetting Fashionista spoke with Gary Farrell Winemaker Theresa Heredia about her start in the industry and most influential mentors, as well her winemaking style and grower relationships. In terms of […]

Blue Reviews: Gary Farrell Winery

March 11, 2021

The Tasting Panel awarded Gary Farrell Russian River Selection Pinot Noir 2018 and Russian River Selection Chardonnay 2018 with 94 and 95 points, respectively, in the latest issue. The Russian […]

News Briefs: Thursday, March 11, 2021

March 11, 2021

Shanken News Daily announced the new exclusive partnership between VINTUS and Spain’s Juvé & Camps in Thursday’s news briefs email. The write up offers background on the estate and its […]