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  • Domaine de la Begude

    The Vintner Project published the story of the exceptional Bandol estate Domaine de la Bégude. In an interview with Editor-in-Chief Rachel DelRocco Terrazas, winemaker Guillaume Tari describes his “rebellious, undisciplined” Mourvèdre, and his decades-long passion for crafting cellar-worthy, complex, and unique wines from this “wild child” grape.  “The Mediterranean is a specific place with a specific way of living,” says Tari, “but in the appellation Bandol, we have the spirit of people from the mountains. It’s a place of …

  • Klein Constantia

    We are now offering a selection of premium wines from the world’s top estates. Among this handpicked selection are highly acclaimed vintages of Solaia, Penfolds, and Clos Apalta.  All wines are shipped and warehoused in precise temperature-controlled conditions. Limited vintage availability. Please contact our team for current inventory and pricing.    This is the greatest Cheval des Andes ever.James Suckling – Cheval des Andes 2017, 100 Points An opulent and generous achievement that represents the highest pedigree in Italian wine.Wine Enthusiast- …

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    January 26, 2021
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    After thirteen years serving the New York market as a fine wine importer and wholesale distributor, Cognac One announces expansion to New Jersey on February 1st. Championing boutique estates, sustainable vineyards, and family wineries is a key part of the Cognac One mission. The fine wine portfolio covers 55 prestigious appellations, from Stellenbosch to Morey Saint-Denis. Brands include Château Kefraya from Lebanon, iconic Bandol estate Domaine de la Bégude, historic Tokaji winery Château Dereszla, and Cru Languedoc Domaine de …

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    In Afrikaans, “Mooiplaas” means “beautiful place.” And Mooiplaas Wine Estate is committed to keeping their Stellenbosch land as beautiful as they found it. A third of the 600-acre farm is dedicated to Cape Floral Kingdom conservancy, including 113 species of birds and the indigenous, endangered Renosterveld Fynbos. Fynbos is a treeless, scrubby, and brown vegetation that bursts into a mesmerizing mosaic of flowers. It’s an important part of the region’s biodiversity. Situated at the Southernmost point of Africa, 10 miles …

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    Like great chefs, Samuel Delafont knows that quality ingredients are the foundation of an unforgettable tasting experience. And his commitment to that is so high that he’s willing to invest three times the regular price to ensure access to the Languedoc’s best of the best each harvest. As an artisan négociant, he has the freedom to select these top grapes from the most sought-after appellations in the Languedoc like Pic St. Loup and La Clape. Additionally, all of the selections are …

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    The prestigious Vigneron magazine features the greatest winegrowers and finest vineyards in France – and beyond – in its quarterly publication. And Guillaume Tari, winemaker of Domaine de la Bégude, certainly fits that criteria! In their Autumn 2020 edition, the Bandol estate, and the man behind these extraordinary wines, take center stage. “For many, Provence is synonymous with rosé,” writes Vigneron, “and at La Bégude, they produce one of the most beautiful there is…but on these raw and wildlands of …

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    Château Peyrat-Fourthon joins the Cognac One portfolio with their elegant, certified kosher left bank Bordeaux We’re proud to introduce La Demoiselle d’Haut-Peyrat 2015 to the United States for the first time! The wine is vinified in stainless steel vats with hot and cold temperature control, before undergoing malolactic fermentation as it ages in oak barrels 12-18 months. Sustained by well-rounded tannins, it’s an elegant left-bank Bordeaux with notes of blackberry, currant, and licorice. View the wine.      La Demoiselle …

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    Portugal has been producing wine for more than 2,000 years but for most of that time only bottling Port. The modern inclusion of still wines has led to a careful balancing act between respecting the old and pioneering the new. From a long lineage of Douro winemaking greats, João Nicolau de Almeida practices this balance with natural intuition. His father liked to joke that his children were born with a small percentage of alcohol already in their blood. Douro …

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    July 23, 2020
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    Sometimes, no matter what the season, there’s no substitute for a great bottle of rouge! For those moments, here’s five summertime go-to’s for chillable reds and BBQ pairings.    Domaine La Gemière Sancerre Rouge “Cuvée Initiale” 2018 Varietal: 100% Pinot Noir from the Loire Valley, France Tasting Notes: Supple and soft texture with notes of ripe raspberries, cherries, and strawberries. A hint of licorice touches the finish. Food Pairings: Perfect for a summer picnic! Serve lightly chilled and paired with …