SantoWines

About SantoWines The Union of Santorini Cooperatives, SantoWines was founded in 1947 as the voice of the hundreds of grape growers on the Greek island of Santorini. Today, it is the largest agricultural organization on the island, representing all of the cultivators and growers with over 1,200 active members. The growth of global popularity of […]

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 […]

Azelia

Lorenzo and Luigi Scavino

About Azelia Azienda Agricola Azelia is located within the commune of Castiglione Falletto, a small town in the Langhe region, in the heart of the area where Barolo is made. It was established in 1920 by Cavalier Lorenzo Scavino, great-grandfather of the present owner Luigi Scavino, and it began as a small farm. Luigi Scavino’s […]

Alois Lageder

Familie Lageder

About Alois Lageder The family winery Alois Lageder produces crisp and lively wines from Alto Adige. The winery is committed to biodynamic agriculture. Founded in 1823, today the winery is in the hands of the family’s fifth and sixth generation. “Wine is not only a product of nature, but an expression of our mental attitude.” […]

Leitz

Johannes Leitz

About Letiz The winemaking history of the Leitz family from Rüdesheim dates back to 1744. It was Josef Leitz who re-built his family’s original winery site after a bombing raid on the area during World War II. Josef’s son Antonius had briefly taken ownership of the winery before his premature death in 1966, which then […]

Mastroberardino

Mastroberardino Vineyards

About Mastroberardino Mastroberardino is one of the leading wineries and wine families in all of Italy, in terms of production, market impact, and innovation. The family’s storied history dates back to the early 18th century. As one of Italy’s top winemaking estates, it holds a proud place in Italy’s viticultural history as a guardian and […]

Venica & Venica

Giampaolo and Gianni Venica

About Venica & Venica Since 1930 the Venica family has served as a vinous ambassador for the Friulian hills of Collio in northeastern Italy. Daniele Venica, like most of the inhabitants of the Collio, lost his land during World War I. Around the same time most of the vineyards of the Collio, then operated by […]

Poliziano

Poliziano vineyards

About Poliziano Founded in 1961 by Dino Carletti, the Poliziano estate is a perfect example of how a relentless quest for perfection has achieved remarkable results. Starting with only 54 acres in the commune of Montepulciano, the estate has now grown to over 640 acres under the direction of Dino’s son, Federico Carletti. While Carletti’s […]

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 […]