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Equipo Navazos Tasting: Pedro Ximenez Ovni, Niepoort Vino Blanco, and La Bota de Fino #45 Montilla

Producer Profile: Equipo Navazos

Equipo Navazos Pedro Ximenez Ovni Equipo Navazos began in 2005 when a group of wine lovers, passionate about the wines of Andalusia, set out to find some of the hidden treasures in the cellars of Jerez, Sanlúcar, and El Puerto. In the first couple years, the casks they found and purchased were bottled and kept in the group’s private collection. ... Read More »

Behind the Label with French Winemakers Winter Tasting Series at French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF)

©FIAF Behind the Label with French WineMakers

Join Millesima GM Hortense Bernard for the ‘Behind the Label with French Winemakers’ Winter Tasting Series at French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) Experience France in New York Offering everything from preschool to adult language classes and cinema screenings to fashion talks, the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) is the go-to source for all things French in New York. This non-profit, ... Read More »

Chateau Batailley: History in the Medoc

Chateau Batailley

Consisting of 55 hectares (136 acres) in Pauillac, Chateau Batailley is one of the oldest estates in the Medoc and played host to a critical point in the development of the Aquitaine region. In fact, the estate is named Batailley, after a 1452 bataille, or battle, between the French and the English during the 100 Years War, during which the ... Read More »

South Africa Wine Tasting: Miravel Sauvignon Blanc, Audacia Cabernet Sauvignon, Audacia Merlot

South African Vineyards

Audacia Cabernet Sauvignon Audacia Wine Farm is located in one of the most prime areas for growing red grapes in all of Stellenbosch, nicknamed “The Golden Triangle”. It is for this reason Audacia produces only red wines. The Cabernet Sauvignon shows notes of black currant along with hints of mint and vanilla. Although young, the wine is quite balanced and ... Read More »

Le Piane: Rediscovering a Piedmont Gem

©Le Piane

Barolo. Barbaresco. When discussing Nebbiolo from Piedmont most people immediately think of these two celebrated wines. But in the years leading up to the end of the 19th century, Boca was equally as celebrated. Located in the Eastern most hills of Piedmont, Boca also lays claim to the vineyards with the highest elevation. But with the passage of time, the affects ... Read More »

Calon Segur: The Heart of Saint Estephe

Chateau Calon Segur

In the North of Saint Estephe, the northernmost appellation of the Medoc, along the river bank rests a single 55 hectare (136 acres) plot of vines enclosed by a stone wall. Vines in this region date to the Roman era, but the history of Calon Segur dates to the 18th Century. Once the property of Nicolas-Alexandre Marquis de Segur, the ... Read More »

Robert’s Picks for January: Cantina Damiano Ciolli Silene and Lieu Dit Sauvignon Blanc

Robert Vizet Wine Buyer

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