Futures 2016 : Releases of the day The 2016 vintage in a few words: In spite of inconsistent weather conditions, the Bordeaux 2016 vintage looks like a very large and generous vintage in volume. The vintage is characterized by a homogeneous flowering, good fertilisation, water deficits during the summer, and ample amounts of sunlight. The final maturation of the grapes occurred under a ... Read More »
Futures 2016 : Releases of the day The 2016 vintage in a few words: In spite of inconsistent weather...
History After three generations of vignerons named Simon Bize helming this domaine, Patrick Bize joi...
The 2017 edition of the Millesima Blog Awards has concluded. Here is a quick summary of all the wine...
History After three generations of vignerons named Simon Bize helming this domaine, Patrick Bize joined his father in 1972. Patrick’s father had begun domaine-bottling in 1950 under the belief that a close relationship with his clients was as important as a close relationship with his vines. For Patrick’s part, he grew the domaine through purchases of new parcels, and built ... Read More »
The 2017 edition of the Millesima Blog Awards has concluded. Here is a quick summary of all the wines, chateaux, meals, and places that our winners were able to visit and taste. Sunday Our bloggers arrived on Saturday afternoon and enjoyed a drink at the Victor Bar with the InterContinental – Le Grand Hotel’s Head Sommelier. Shortly after, they had ... Read More »
Wine Futures Alerts 2016 – Don’t miss out! Our 6th edition of Wine Futures/En Primeur Alerts will give you access to the highly anticipated 2016 vintage. The 2015 vintage experienced very mild weather, these ideal weather conditions allowed the wines to reach optimal maturity. The 2016 vintage is rumored to be better than those of 2009 and 2010. In terms of balance and a great acidity which ... Read More »
History The history of viticulture in Napa Valley began in 1840, when the pioneer George C. Yount planted the first vines on this humble land and was further developed over time by European immigrants. In 1861 Charles Krug was the first to sell its wines profitably. With innovative ideas and a careful selection of his vines, he raised the quality ... Read More »
History Château Fuissé has been in the Vincent family since 1862. For five generations this family of passionate winemakers has passed on the savoir-faire they have acquired over the centuries from one generation to the next. Their rich family history finds its symbol in the properties beautifully preserved, 15th century, Renaissance style chateau. From 1967 to 2003, Jean-Jacques Vincent, with ... Read More »
Burdigala. The ancient Latin name for the city of Bordeaux. Also New York City’s unmatched full-day celebration of Bordeaux. Featuring a Grand Tasting and a Gala Dinner hosted at Midtown’s iconic Rainbow Room, BurdiGala will play host to winemakers, chateaux owners, sommeliers and Bordeaux enthusiasts on April 28th, 2017. And Millesima is pleased to be a Retailer Partner for the 3rd Edition ... Read More »