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December 10, 2022
Should We Prepare for a Champagne Shortage?
Not to burst any bubbles, but when it comes to supply and demand, champagne does find itself in a tricky position.
November 19, 2022
Alta Vista
South American Wines Now Rival the Best Napa Vintages. Here Are 3 to Start With
Many collectors think of Argentina as the home of well-priced Malbec and Chile as a source of easy-drinking, value-driven wines both white and red. Which isn’t wrong—just don’t overlook the exceptional, cellar-worthy vintages coming out of both countries.
November 17, 2022
Montes named one of the Best Vineyards in South America 2022
Montes has been named the “Best Vineyard in South America” for 2022 by World’s Best Vineyard’s.
October 31, 2022
Wine Star Aurelio Montes Featured at New York Wine Experience 2022 | Wine Spectator
Aurelio Montes is the spirited visionary spearheading Chile’s winemaking revolution and has been called “the dean of Chilean winemakers”.
San Guido
Sassicaia Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC 2019 Named as Wine Enthusiast’s “Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2022”
Wine Enthusiast’s selects San Guido’s Bolgheri Sassicaia DOC as one of 100 of the most age-worthy wines of the year in their “Top 100 Cellar Selections of 2022”. To be considered for this honor, the wines must have been among the top-rated of those identified already as ageable Cellar Selections by Wine Enthusiast’s team of reviewers during the bli...
October 28, 2022
Kobrand Named as “Importer of the Year” by Wine & Spirits Magazine
We are honored to announce that we have been named an “Importer of the Year” by Wine & Spirits Magazine for 2022.  We’ve achieved this milestone thanks to our dedicated team, our incredible producers, and our great distributor partners.
September 1, 2022
AIX Rosé Awarded Impact Hot Prospect Brand
Kobrand producer AIX has received the Impact Hot Prospects Award for 2021.
July 19, 2022
Yuri Masamune
We Tasted Over 50 Canned, Cupped, and Boxed Sakes – Here Are Our Favorites
You may think of a juice box of sake with a glued-on, plastic-wrapped straw as an iffy proposition, but these days, sake cups and cans are packing impressive flavor into fun-sized packages. Single-serve portions are a great way to test out quality sake without having to wince at the checkout counter.
June 21, 2022
St. Francis Winery & Vineyards
Winemaker says ‘building upon successes while never letting your guard down’ helps keep bar raised
Chris Louton joined St. Francis Vineyards & Winery in California’s Sonoma County in 2013 after nearly seven years as part of the winemaking team at Napa’s Beringer Vineyards.
May 18, 2022
Louis Jadot Beaujolais/Maconnais
Under-$15 Chardonnays that Overdeliver for the Money
You don’t have to spend a fortune for a great bottle of Chardonnay. Interesting, accomplished Chardonnay can be found for well under $15 — that’s no surprise. What was more or less unexpected before tasting for this roundup was just how much there is in the way of stylistic variation.
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