Iapetus is more than the name of an ancient ocean that once covered the present-day Champlain Valley. As a concept, it is the beginning of a story hundreds of millions of years old. It is as much about the past as it is about the future. Just as geology induces transition over time, Iapetus [...]
Spring wines in a portable package!
French Pool Tote 1.5L
Grenache based rosé that can go anywhere glass isn't an option. A bright, fruity rosé is perfect to take anywhere! Bright red fruits and citrus pop!
VRAC Sac Rosé 3L
Cinsault, Grenache, and Tibouren, a Provencal-style rosé. Notes of lavender, wild strawberry and citrus. Bright and refreshing.
Le Ragnaie is known for its elegant, terroir-driven wines that stand out in this Tuscan powerhouse category. The owner and winemaker, Riccardo Campinoti, acquired the property in 2002 and now farms 15.5 ha. Making complex, traditional wines from Sangiovese Grosso, Riccardo's wines exhibit elegance and finesse from farming some of the highest altitude [...]
Morellino di Scansano is an underappreciated region in Tuscany. Chianti Classico has the notoriety and esteem and that means one thing for Morellino, Value.The wines here are dry reds from the Sangiovese grape variety, known in this region as Morellino. They are produced in the rolling coastal hills around the medieval village of Scansano. There is excellent quality to [...]
Alex Krause and John Locke founded Birichino in Santa Cruz in 2008. Drawing on a combined four decades making wine in California, France, Italy, and beyond, they are focused on attaining the perfect balance of perfume, poise, and puckishness. Sourcing from a number of carefully farmed, family-owned, own-rooted 19th and early 20th century vineyards (and a few [...]
Paltrinieri is a family winery three generations and running. Achille Paltrinieri built the house and cantina in 1926. His grandson Alberto now takes care of everything in the vineyard and cellar, while Alberto’s wife, Barbera, is the factotum.
The vineyards and winery are just north of Modena in Emilia-Romagna, right off of the A1 autostrada, [...]
Appellation(s): Baux de Provence, IGP Alpilles Producer: Dominique Hauvette
Annual Production: 3,300 cases
Farming: Biodynamic (since 2000)
Not far from Saint-Rémy-de-Provence, a tourist town known for Roman ruins and as the place where Van Gogh painted “The Starry Night,” you’ll find Domaine Hauvette.
Nestled among the foothills of Les Alpilles, the [...]
Nestled in the tiny village of Lansac, Loïc Roure is a young vigneron balancing terroir and drinkability. In 2003, Loïc scrapped his initial plan of opening a restaurant/winebar/retailer, deciding instead to start his own estate, Domaine du Possible. Starting out with some vines in Latour de France, he soon expanded with land closer to [...]
FAY D’HOMME: LA PART DU COLIBRI GAMAY
Vincent is the 5th generation of winemakers. Both of his parents, indeed came from winemakers families which make Vincent a ” concentrate” of winemaker. This is also the reason why his parcels spread on such a wide territory (4 towns and 3 great terroirs over 14 kilometers). [...]
From the Kermit Lynch website:
The Neveu family’s roots in the Loire Valley are nothing short of impressive, even for European standards. The local archives show that a Jean Neveu lived in the village of Verdigny (where the family still resides) as early as the 12th century, and family documents prove that they already owned [...]