December 19, 2019
For those of you interested in some of the substantive reasons to object to the expanding Trump trade war with the EU, please see MED’s comments to the US Trade Representative below. Until January 13 you can–and should!–add your voice to the debate. Visit Regulations.gov, search USTR-2019-0003, and click on the blue “Comment Now” button….
November 13, 2019
Wine & Spirits Magazine’s issue of The Year’s Best Champagnes prominently features two of our growers from Cramant: Lilbert-Fils and Lancelot-Pienne. Check it out here.
November 1, 2019
Domaine de la Folie’s Clos La Folie was recently featured in The Washington Post. You can read a pdf of it here: Folie in the Washington Post 10.2019 or download it here.
October 22, 2019
La Closerie des Lys’ Pinot Noir and Les Fruitières Blanc were both recently featured in The Washington Post. You can read a pdf of it here: Closerie in Washington Post or read it here.
September 9, 2019
We filtered the wines of 2018 yesterday; they are soon ready for bottling. We have been working on Champans and Caillerets, and I think they will soon meet our expectations. These terroirs are great ladies who reveal themselves only with patience. I wish you and your loved ones a happy ending [to the year]. Let…
September 2, 2019
The International Wine Review has a great article on the low-dosage champagnes of JM Sélèque (unfortunately with one typo: the suggested retail price for the Solessence 7 Villages Extra Brut should be $61, not $82). “Jean-Marc Sélèque has put his mark on this winery since returning from an internship at Chandon in Napa in 2008….
August 26, 2019
Hospitality industry veterans Max Trujillo and Matthew Weiss get behind-the-scenes conversations between industry professionals in their podcasts on NC F&B Podcast. Recently, they recorded Vintage ’59 Imports’ national sales manager, Debra Lewis, with three of Vintage ’59’s women winemakers visiting from France: Françoise Le Calvez of Coupe Roses, Françoise Ollier of Domaine Ollier-Taillefer, and Mélanie…
July 15, 2019
Great article on Division Winemaking Company in Oregon. You can read it or download it.
June 17, 2019
A few years ago during a trip to Volnay one of our customers asked Jean-Pierre Charlot, who has spent a lifetime as a proud vigneron in Burgundy, what he would do differently if he were a young man starting today. Without hesitation he answered: “Oregon.” He went on to say that everything he had experienced…
May 23, 2019
I am pleased to announce the recent changes implemented at Domaine Pfister. I’ll start with the basics, which will not change: the quality of our wines, fruit of the efforts of the 7 generations of Pfisters who preceded me; the diversity of our offer; the level of requirement that characterizes our work from the vineyard…