Monthly Archives: October 2018

  1. RAW WINE: A place to feel the pulse of natural wine

    RAW WINE: A place to feel the pulse of natural wine

    RAW WINE fairs are returning to North America in November! This is your chance to meet, taste and learn from the people and bottles that in many ways define our cultural moment in wine.
  2. Donnafugata, Tasca and Kubrick: Our Odyssey Into a New Sicily

    Donnafugata, Tasca and Kubrick: Our Odyssey Into a New Sicily

    "I just took a sip of a wine and I feel like I stepped into darkest space." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on channeling Stanley Kubrick and the rebirth of the Sicilian wine industry.
  3. Bertrand Gourdou Of Château Guilhem On Creating The Malpère Appellation And Continuing His Family's Legacy

    Bertrand Gourdou Of Château Guilhem On Creating The Malpère Appellation And Continuing His Family's Legacy

    "I arrived at the notary's office and my mother and the buyer were there and she said to me, “What are you doing here?" I said, “I want to run the chateau." -Bertrand Gourdou on preventing the sale of his family's estate.
  4. Diane Gualtieri of Château Pas du Cerf and Château Camp Long on the Elegance of Provence Rosé

    Diane Gualtieri of Château Pas du Cerf and Château Camp Long on the Elegance of Provence Rosé

    Grape Collective talks with winemaker Diane Gualtieri of Château Pas du Cerf and Château Camp Long about the rich rosé history of Provence.
  5. Grape Collective Featured On The Italian Wine Podcast

    Grape Collective Featured On The Italian Wine Podcast

    Grape Collective's Christopher Barnes is interviewed by Monty Waldin on The Italian Wine Podcast. The discussion shifts effortlessly from the origins of Grape Collective to the relative merits of the film Pumpkinhead II versus the original Pumpkinhead.
  6. 50 Somms to Follow on Instagram

    50 Somms to Follow on Instagram

    The superstar sommeliers of Instagram you should be following. By Edward Marchese.
  7. Going Organic in Castelli di Jesi: Claudio Caldaroni of Col di Corte

    Going Organic in Castelli di Jesi: Claudio Caldaroni of Col di Corte

    "In this area, in the Castelli di Jesi, that is very different from Matelica, we face the seaside. We have the hills that go straight to the seaside. In Matelica, it is different because it's almost in the mountains, we are in the hills close to the seaside." Claudio Caldaroni
  8. Christophe Boutet of Domaine Boutet Saulnier on the Magic of Vouvray

    Christophe Boutet of Domaine Boutet Saulnier on the Magic of Vouvray

    Grape Collective talks with Christophe Boutet of Domaine Boutet Saulnier about the magic of Chenin Blanc in Vouvray.
  9. Salvestrin Winery: A Napa Cabernet Master Class in Three Bottles; ‘It’s What Rich Does Not Do to the Wine That Is the Difference’

    Salvestrin Winery: A Napa Cabernet Master Class in Three Bottles; ‘It’s What Rich Does Not Do to the Wine That Is the Difference’

    "The story of the Salvestrins’ winery is especially notable now when small, family-owned wineries are facing pressures from competitors, domestic and international, and changes in the way wine is made and marketed." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
  10. Wilfrid Franc de Ferriere of Château Carbonneau and Sainte-Foy AOC in Bordeaux

    Wilfrid Franc de Ferriere of Château Carbonneau and Sainte-Foy AOC in Bordeaux

    Sainte-Foy Côtes de Bordeaux AOC is a great find for high-quality, well-priced Bordeaux. Grape Collective talks with Wilfrid Franc de Ferriere of Château Carbonneau about the potential of Sainte-Foy terroir, his New Zealand roots and making good wine.
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