It’s cool that natural wine is trending. The trend suits our store, which specializes in small, family-owned wineries that produce with little intervention.Read More
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The wines of Domaine Huet are put together with such fine materials, by such capable hands, that they remind me of the immaculate châteaux da la Loire . Open Le Haut-Lieu today and discover something majestic & decadent, not unlike the striking Château de Chomard. Let it age and you’ll find that the wine has revealed great length and grace, perhaps more comparable to Château de Chenonceau.Read More
The Fattoria di Sammontana property has ties that date back several centuries. However, the current operation is more accessible. Simply put, they’re farmers. Purchased by a Polish nobleman in 1867, the family is in its fourth generation of production. On the gentle slopes south of Florence, they produce this salty, leesy white with a salient splash of lemon-lime.Read More
The dynamism of the wine world never ceases to amaze me. We often talk about "old vines" and "traditional methods" of farming and making wine, and maybe too easily forget that even in the harkening back to simpler agriculture it is the modern exchange of ideas that allows so much to change for the better in so little time.Read More