Champagne Mandois

About Champagne Mandois Champagne Mandois is a family-owned house founded in Pierry (near Epernay) that has produced high-quality, low-dosage Champagne from Premier Cru and Grand Cru vineyards over 9 generations. The family’s story began in 1735 when the first vine grower in the Mandois family appeared on the official registers held at that time by […]

J. de Villebois

About J. de Villebois J. de Villebois is a family winery owned by Joost and Miguela de Willebois. Over the last 15 years, J. de Villebois has become a leading Sauvignon Blanc producer in the Loire Valley with a unique range of Loire Valley Sauvignon Blanc wines cultivated in its own vineyards. The owners’ great […]

Cave de Tain

About Cave de Tain Cave de Tain was founded by Louis Gambert de Loche in 1933, a visionary vigneron who helped establish the French AOC system and was a passionate defender of the Hermitage appellation. Since the winery’s creation, successive generations have contributed to its growth; it is now one of the leading producers in […]

Famille Bourgeois

Famille Bourgeois, now in its 11th generation, covers 72 hectares of esteemed Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé appellations. Some 50 years ago Henri Bourgeois took the audacious step of concentrating his family’s efforts on vines in a then-unknown area, seeking out some of the most rugged hillside terrains that offered the best exposures in the Loire Valley. […]

Domaine Bertagna

Domaine Bertagna harvest team

About Domaine Bertagna Domaine Bertagna has one of the most storied histories in Burgundy, with ties to the incredible vineyards of the Cotes du Nuits dating back to the 12th century. The estate and cellars are next to the Chateau Clos de Vougeot, founded by Cistercian monks and established in 1110. The domaine as it […]

Albert Bichot

Albéric Bichot

About Albert Bichot The first traces of the Bichot family date back to 1214. From 1350, the family was established in Burgundy, at its stronghold in Châteauneuf-en-Auxois. The family’s coat of arms has not changed since then, nor has its symbol, a doe (biche). In 1831, Bernard Bichot founded a wine brokerage that bore his […]

Laurent Ponsot

Laurent Ponsot bottles

About Laurent Ponsot After 36 years at Domaine Ponsot, Laurent Ponsot left the family domaine in February of 2017 to pursue a new wine adventure. He is joined in this new endeavor by his son, Clément, whose excitement for winemaking is as strong as his own, while his other two children, Claire and Nicolas, also […]

Charles Heidsieck

Charles Heidsieck's historic chalk cellars

About Charles Heidsieck The story of Champagne Charles Heidsieck is one that combines the history and traditions of several historical families in Champagne with the passion and entrepreneurial spirit that defines this incredible house to this day. Experiencing a grand renaissance over the last few years, Champagne Charles Heidsieck has reclaimed its place as one […]

Champagne Henriot

About Champagne Henriot Champagne Henriot is one of the most recognized and one of the few remaining family-owned Houses in Champagne. With over 200 years of independence and heritage, Champagne Henriot has cultivated an audacious approach and a distinctive, elegant and luminous style of its own guided by the pursuit of the purest expression of […]

Ferraton

Ferraton Winemaker Damien Brisset

About Ferraton Père & Fils The history of Domaine Ferraton dates back to 1946, when Jean-Orens Ferraton decided to share his passion for the terroirs of Hermitage, Crozes-Hermitage, and Saint Joseph. The Ferraton family had long been connected to these vineyards, and the winery owns 18 hectares there. At the end of the 1960s, Jean-Orens’ […]