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June 19. 2019   |  Montes

Aurelio Montes, Sr. Elected New President of the Wines of Chile Association

The Wines of Chile Association has elected Aurelio Montes, Sr., Co-Founder and President of Montes Wines, one of the leading premium wine estates in Chile, as the next president to lead the guild at its XIII Annual Assembly for the next two years, 2019- 2021.

June 01. 2019   |  Domaine Carneros

Domaine Carneros featured in Wine Spectator's Sparklers Take Center Stage

Sparkling wine, from Champagne to Prosecco to Cava, is booming in popularity. Why? It involves the current economic uncertainty, generational changes and a shift in how Americans enjoy wine.

March 19. 2019   |  Michele Chiarlo

A Tour Of Barolo

Barolo, one of the world's most famous red wines, is as popular as ever today. Thanks to a combination of numerous favorable vintages over the past 15-20 years, along with the fact that the Langhe district, where Barolo is produced, was named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2014.

March 01. 2019   |  Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies, Louis Jadot Mâconnais and Beaujolais Wines

New Wines from France and South Africa for Spring and Beyond

During the last days of January, a record-setting cold front hit much of the country (on January 31, the temperature at my house plunged to -11.6 degrees Fahrenheit), leaving many Americans yearning for anything to thaw them out. Tea sales probably doubled. But even in frigid weather, we New Yorkers are always up for a wine tasting, so when a couple caught my fancy, I donned a few extra layers and headed out the door.

February 13. 2019   |  Taylor Fladgate

Romantic Recipes and Wine Pairings for Valentine’s Day

When chocolate is on the menu, there’s no better match than a sumptuous Port from Portugal. Taylor Fladgate is one of the icons of the wine business and this bottling pays homage to the house’s history commemorating their first property purchase in 1744.

February 05. 2019   |  Louis Jadot Côte d'Or Burgundies, Louis Jadot Mâconnais and Beaujolais Wines

Vertical Tasting of Louis Jadot’s Corton Pougets

I have a lengthy history with Louis Jadot’s Corton Pougets, but the wine itself has a much longer one. Jadot’s Pougets originally came to my attention as a worthy collectible in the late 1980s, during my early years publishing International Wine Cellar, when I participated in a vertical tasting of a dozen or so vintages from the preceding 20+ years.

November 19. 2018   |  Tenuta San Guido

Bolgheri-Sassicaia Sassicaia 2015 Named Number 1 Wine of 2018

Sassicaia, like many of the best things in life, began as an experiment, a passion project that came to fruition thanks to good fortune and hard work.

October 09. 2018   |  Montes

Kobrand Corporation Named Exclusive U.S. Importer for Acclaimed Chilean Wine Pioneer, Viña Montes

Kobrand will be the exclusive U.S. Importer for the Viña Montes portfolio and is responsible for all sales and marketing activities in the United States.

October 08. 2018   |  Tia Maria

All The Buzz With Tia Maria

The espresso martini used to be such a novelty. It’s more established now, inviting creative renditions for that signature status.

September 17. 2018   |  Villa Matilde

Kobrand Corporation Named Exclusive U.S. Importer for Italian Premium Wine Producer, Villa Matilde

Kobrand is the exclusive U.S. Importer for the Villa Matilde portfolio and is responsible for all sales and marketing activities in the United States.

May 31. 2018   |  Michele Chiarlo

In a Northern Italian Wine Region, Raising a Glass with Less Fuss

In Piemonte, informal hybrid shops are redefining where and how visitors drink wine.

April 25. 2018   |  Lucano

Kobrand Corporation named exclusive U.S. Importer for iconic items from Italian company, Lucano

— Kobrand Corporation, a leading wine and spirits importer of hand-selected brands from around the world, is proud to announce the addition of the renowned Lucano brand to its fine wine and spirits portfolio. This addition, effective April 18, 2018, allows Kobrand to complement its premium spirit offerings with the third-largest Amaro brand recognized worldwide.

April 18. 2018   |  St. Francis Winery & Vineyards

St. Francis’s Katie Madigan Sees the Science Behind Wine

Katie Madigan is a firm believer in living your passion and as a winemaker at St. Francis, she’s pairing two of hers — science and wine. Her fascination with wine evolved from her parents. They thrived in California wine country and Madigan fondly remembers their frequent day trips to vineyards in the area.

March 29. 2018   |  Cakebread Cellars

Cakebread Named California Green Medal Winner

Business Award - given to the vineyard or winery that best demonstrates Smart Business through efficiencies, cost savings and innovation from implementing sustainable practices.

December 06. 2017   |  Cakebread Cellars

Cakebread Cellars Announces Winemaker Transition

Napa Valley, CA, December 6, 2017-- Cakebread Cellars, one of Napa Valley’s signature wineries, has announced the retirement of its longtime Winemaker, Julianne Laks, and the promotion to Winemaker of Stephanie Jacobs, the winery’s Assistant Winemaker since 2008.

November 03. 2017   |  Delamain Cognac

The Best Brandy and Cognac at Any Price

You know who knows best which bottles to buy? The people who pour and sell drinks—that’s who. We asked dozens of top bartending and spirits industry professionals to tell us which bottles they love and why.

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