Food&Wine loves Houchart St Victoire!

In the June Issue of Food & Wine Magazine Ray Isle writes about his love of Rose, cause who doesn’t love Rose. Anyway, can you guess which wine he picked as one of his favorites this summer? That’s right Domaine Houchart St Victoire 2015. Better get some while it lasts!

90 Points for Lazaret ’12

Joshua Reynolds gives Domaine du Vieux Lazaret Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge 2012 90 Points “Deep ruby. Aromas of dark berries, cola and vanilla are lifted by a hint of peppery spices. Fleshy and open-knit, offering sweet blackberry and cherry flavors and a touch of mocha. Fine-grained tannins make a late appearance, adding shape and grip […]

Celebrating 20 Years!

When my father started this company in 1995 he had no idea it would grow to the level we are at today. As we celebrate 20 years importing fine French wine we now sell to 31 distributors in 29 states and represent 16 outstanding wineries. We could never have done it without our wineries, our distributor […]

Provence 2015

Vintage Report 2015 – Provence – Domaine Houchart Provence was marked by a very long, hot and dry summer. The perfect sanitary condition of the vineyard allowed for an unusually late harvest, with perfect ripeness. Domaine Houchart was the last estate to harvest Grenache. They have beautiful Cinsault and great success for all varieties. These should be […]

Gigondas 2015

Vintage Report 2015 – Gigondas and surrounding appellations – Chateau du Trignon In general the conditions in this region were similar to Chateauneuf du Pape. Here also the wines benefited from the August rains after an extremely hot and dry summer. The wines are concentrated, but well balanced. Mourvedre was very successful and the wines show […]

Chateauneuf du Pape 2015

2015 Vintage Report – Chateauneuf du Pape & Ventoux Chateauneuf du Pape Rouge A long, dry and hot summer with some heat waves was followed by welcome rain at the end of August. This refilled the shrunken grapes and reduced the alcohol content raised by concentration of the juice. This enabled the grapes to reach […]

Top Wines of the Loire!

Fournier Grande Cuvee Sancerre was just chosen as a Top Wine of the Loire in the new issue of Wine Spectator 90 Points! – “This Sancerre still has good zip despite the late release, with lively thyme, marjoram and verbena notes leading the way.”

Diam Corks are here!

We are pleased to report that several of our properties have adopted the advanced Diam cork. Through a special process, these special corks eliminate the presence of TCA and promise complete sensorial neutrality. Find out more here  These unique corks are now used by Domaine Fournier, Chateau de Pizay and La Berriere.

90 Points from Spectator!

Domaine Renaud Pouilly Fuissé “Cuvée Vieilles Vignes” 2014 gets 90 Points! “Lean and stony, showing lemon, apple and mineral flavors, with tension and energy. Harmonious and approachable no, but this should improve over the next year or two. Fine length.” The New York Times singled out this fantastic estate in an article about the troublesome 2013 vintage