Bouchard Père & Fils

About Bouchard Père & Fils The cellars of Bouchard Père & Fils are some of the most historic in all of Burgundy. Located in the heart of the village of Beaune, Bouchard Père & Fils has been an icon of Burgundy for almost 300 years as one of the region’s oldest wine merchants, and today […]

Château de Berne

Château de Berne

About Château de Berne The story of Château de Berne dates back to the 2nd century BC, as Romans planted vines on the ancient Via Aurelia – the road linking Italy and Spain. The Berne Wine Estate was created on this land in 1750, with the first documented vintage being 1776. The estate, located in […]

Champagne Boizel

The Champagne Boizel Family

About Champagne Boizel The story of the house of Champagne Boizel begins with Julie Martin, born to a family of winegrowers that worked vineyards across the Champagne village of Aÿ since the 16th century. In 1831 Julie married the love of her life, Auguste Boizel, and from that union and their mutual passion for the […]


The Trimbach Family

About Trimbach There are very few estates in France that have the historical and iconic significance of Maison F.E. Trimbach in the Alsace village of Ribeauvillé. The Trimbach’s have a purist vision of their role in the wine world. Across 13 generations, the family has produced wines that are structured, long-lived, fruity, elegant and balanced: […]

Vieille Julienne

Vineyards at Vieille Julienne

About Vieille Julienne Over the last decade, Jean-Paul Daumen, proprietor/winemaker at Domaine de la Vieille Julienne, has emerged as one of France’s most compelling wine producers. He is a driven man that will sacrifice anything for quality in his wines. For example, in the rain-soaked 2002 vintage he harvested only 50% of the crop, and […]

Stéphane Ogier

Stéphane Ogier

About Stéphane Ogier History has shown that good things happen in the Northern Rhône when growers like Stéphane Ogier and his family begin making their own wines. For generations the Ogier family were polycultural farmers in the region, and among their cultivation were exceptional grapes planted on the steep slopes of Côte-Rôtie. For many years […]

Domaine du Pégau

Proprietor Laurence Féraud of Domaine du Pégau

About Domaine du Pégau Domaine du Pégau is a beloved icon of traditionalism in Châteauneuf du Pape, crafting wines that dually epitomize the Châteauneuf style of the Southern Rhône while being unmistakably Pégau. Long owned by the Féraud family, the estate is run by the charming Laurence, a Robert Parker Wine Advocate Wine Personality of […]

Mas de Daumas Gassac

Proprietor Samuel Guibert of Mas de Daumas Gassac

About Mas de Daumas Gassac What wine with no appellation is being considered by the expert and wine connoisseurs as «The only Grand Cru of the Midi» (Hugh Johnson), «A Lafite in Languedoc» (Gault & Millau); « One of the 10 best wines in the world» (Michael Broadbent) or simply «Exceptional» (Robert Parker)? Within 40 years […]

Georges Vernay

Georges Vernay's Coteau du Vernon Vineyard

About Georges Vernay A pioneer in the renewal of the Condrieu appellation, Domaine Georges Vernay has always made wines of unique style, notable for their finesse, elegance and harmony. Three generations have left the mark of the philosophy on the estate, while perpetuating its traditions in the greatest respect for both vines and winegrowers. Domaine Georges Vernay lies among […]


Philipponnat's Clos des Goisses Vineyard

About Philipponnat Champagne Philipponnat is one of the true gems among Champagne houses–not the least of which is the fact that it produces one of the region’s greatest Champagnes, the historic, oldest single-vineyard Clos des Goisses. Located in Mareuil-sur-Aÿ, the winery’s main courtyard opens onto a beautiful classic façade situated just behind a gate stamped with […]