Category: Domaines

August 20, 2020

Harvest Report 2020

West Coast Harvest 2020 news: check it out here. See below for harvest updates for our European growers. 2020 is an excellent vintage, I mean really excellent, well balanced, even if it’s a bit too early for a serious tasting. Picking was not easy and we had to stop twice, 2 days and then 4…

August 19, 2020

Natural Born Swillers

Great article in Gourmet Traveller Wine about our latest addition to our New Zealand portfolio–Deep Down Wines. Read it here or download it as a pdf.

July 6, 2020

Welcome to the Party, Mélanie!

Our Alsace tastings revealed a trove of classics, with some stunning vintages from Trimbach; reimagined classics, with sensitively farmed wines from the likes of Olivier Humbrecht and Mélanie Pfister; and some markedly successful wines that sulfur never touched…Alsace has been blessed by a string of good to great vintages, especially the ripe and fresh 2017s,…

May 19, 2020

Update from Gaillac, France

The vines are naturally confined since in principle they stay where they are planted. So confinement doesn’t scare them, and they give themselves over to it with joy! Especially since after a very mild winter, the spring has been fairly mild as well. These last few weeks we have had numerous storms and showers, but…

March 19, 2020

Letter From France

We are confined at home since 4 days ago; it’s really crazy but our family is doing well. One often imagines all sorts of things but we would never have thought we would live to see this. There’s no protocol to put in place, we have to reinvent everything every day. In France, Alsace and…