The Sottimano family embodies the best of the Piedmont peasant wine-making tradition.
In the heart of the Langhe hills, Rino and Andrea Sottimano, father and son, produce authentic, sincere and fleshy wines on the best terroirs of Barbaresco, which age like the great Burgundies they so admire.
Here we are at the extreme south of the region in the Piceno area which touches Abruzzo.
This is one of the reasons why we also find a lot of Montepulciano here, it gives drinkable and opulent reds but more in the greed than the power. This estate also produces a very interesting white because it is very expressive and light at the same time resulting from a blend of three local grape varieties.
Sabino Loffredo, creator of the Pietracupa vineyard in Campania, is undoubtedly one of the most capable, instinctive and consistent white wine producers in Italy. We should not neglect to take an interest in his red wines, that would be a mistake. The wines of Pietracupa have conquered a certain place among the best Italian wines.
Founded in Santa Cruz in 2008, and drawing on 35 combined years of wine production and sales in California, France and Italy, Alex Krause and John Locke focus on the perfect balance of fragrance, balance and thrill with a particular taste for varieties that provide enormous pleasure and reestablish a direct connection with the sensual world.
Bruichladdich is a whiskey distillery located on the Isle of Islay on the west coast of Scotland. It is one of the nine distilleries on the island and the only one to have its own bottling line.
The distillery produces two particularly peaty versions of whiskey: Port Charlotte and Octomore. Bruichladdich also produces an original gin: The Botanist.
The cellar Embres and Castelmaure is nestled deep in the massive wild Hautes-Corbières.
The wine flowing from this hard and bitter land has depth and charm. By a gray time, if you do not know what to do and then go to Embres Castelmaure. And then your sadness will vanish before the wilderness. His proud vines tortured hillsides, proud to defy time.
Installed on 8 hectares between Limony and Vernosc-Les-Annonay, Nicolas Badel has a unique trajectory. After having held, in a "previous life", a design office in mechanical sheet metal, he decided to convert to viticulture in 1999, creating a domain from scratch. Without a local, without vines, without training ... he learned on the job, accompanied by an oenologist, starting with rental vines, and supplying his wines to the cooperative for ten years before standing on his own feet from the vintage. 2010.
No sulfur in the vinification, just a little bit of setting, no inputs, a lot of presence in the vineyard, Nicolas approaches his profession with a form of obviousness that is reflected in his wines.
Adrien Renoir is one of the most promising young winegrowers in Champagne. He develops cuvées focused on purity and tension.
He joined the family estate in 2015 and led a real revolution there by removing weedkillers, initiating an organic conversion and vinifying 100% in wood!
A daring that can be found in his champagnes!
A breath of fresh air is blowing over Champagne with the confirmation of this young house among the most qualitative in the region.
It was born in 2005, founded by Guillaume, Richard and Rodolphe Frerejean. These siblings of Champagne origin dreamed of confidential artisanal production on their excellent plots in the heart of the Côte des Blancs.
Located Troissy, Nicolas Mathelin, winemaker Champagne grown Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir and Chardonnay wines that make up its Champagne Hervé Mathelin.
Enjoy a traditional Champagne, soft and supple with notes of hazelnuts and punctuated by a hint of freshness fine bubbles.
It's the champagne brand that goes up, that goes up. Or rather who accelerates!
A coherent range, tightened around six cuvées. Four are on the market today, the other two are still waiting in the cellars. Each obeys a "color code" and a very well thought out positioning.
Maison Jeeper is run by Nicolas Dubois, wine lover and enthusiast, and Michel Reybier, who develop the image, quality and notoriety of this beautiful Maison.
Chateau de Cazeneuve
Castle Cazeneuve is located in the town of Lauret north of the Pic Saint Loup appellation.
André Leenhardts product on a local limestone scree generous and distinguished based syrah wines, Grenache and Mourvedre.
And a Mediterranean white based Marsanne, Grenache, Viognier and rolle.
Château de Fauzan is situated on a clay and limestone plateau altitude on the land of the Liviniere. In recent years Jean Philippe Bourrel offers friendly and rather affordable wines with expressive fruit and a nice area.
This wine-growing estate in southern Burgundy, belonging to the VINCENT family since 1862, covers some forty hectares and offers prestigious wines such as Pouilly-Fuissé or Saint-Véran.
The expression of the terroir through its Chardonnay grape variety and the vintage, constitutes the basis of the wines of Château de Fuissé, thus fully revealing finesse, elegance and power in the tradition of the Grands Blancs of Burgundy.