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2019 Top 100 Wines of France, Italy and New Zealand

December 5, 2019

James Suckling has released his timely end-of-year “Top 100 Wines of 2019”  lists for France, Italy, and New Zealand. These lists serve to highlight exceptional estates that have produced wines […]

Bolgheri Reds at 25: Growing Up

November 27, 2019

In The World of Wine’s newest print, Jim Clarke reflects on Bolgheri’s history in the spirit of the  25th anniversary of the establishment of the coastal DOC. In the not-so-distant […]

Little Bolgheri’s Big Appeal

October 25, 2019

In their recent publication titled “Little Bolgheri’s Big Appeal”,  Wine Spectator focuses on industry-leading Super Tuscan producers, including Vintus’ very own Le Macchiole and Ornellaia. These producers are united in […]

Bloomberg’s Guide to Big-Deal Biancos

October 17, 2019

In Bloomberg’s recenter article, “A $450 White Wine From Italy? Winemakers Bet on Big-Deal Biancos”, wine writer Elin McCoy details the emerging trend of collectible Italian whites that are rivaling […]

Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia Named as a Best Wine for the Holiday Season

October 7, 2019

In preparing for the upcoming holiday season, the lifestyle magazine Town and Country has named the 2015 Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia as one of the best wines to pour. Whether […]

Attems: A Pinot Grigio with Curves

September 26, 2019

A Different Kind of Pinot Grigio   Attems Pinot Grigio defies stereotypes by offering a surprising weight and body that wine connoisseurs can take more seriously than the variety is […]

Seven Things You Should Know About Ornellaia

September 20, 2019

In a spotlight piece, VinePair’s Tim McKirdy highlights the key seven points to understanding Super Tuscan producer Ornellaia. Among these points are the unique French roots, the maritime influence, and vineyard structure. To learn […]

Art Imitates Wine: Dazzling New Ornellaia Labels Unveiled

September 18, 2019

Wine Spectator reports on Ornellaia‘s latest installment in its long-running Vendemmia d’Artista project, which encourages artists each year to create works inspired by a one-word sum-up of the wine and […]

Decanter highlights Ornellaia, Erràzuriz, and Le Macchiole as the finest red blends made outside of Bordeaux

September 13, 2019

In Decanter’s recent publication, Chris Mercer writes of Bordeaux red blends around the world. Traditionally a Bordeaux red blend combines two or more of the classic Bordeaux varieties: Cabernet Sauvignon, […]

A Truly Blind Tasting with Ornellaia’s Vendemmia d’Artista

September 6, 2019

Wine Spectator’s Bruce Sanderson details a recent blind tasting he attended at the Guggenheim in June with Vintus’ very own Michael Quinttus. Contrary to standard blind tasting, the tasters where […]

Object of Desire: Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia 2016

August 30, 2019

  Karla Alindahao, Contributing Editor at Forbes, shares her featured article focusing on Le Serre Nuove. In her article titled “Object of Desire: Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia 2016” Karla writes […]

Ornellaia 2015 Launch in New York

August 16, 2019

As a part of the 2015 vintage launch in New York, enjoy this interview with winemaker Axel Heinz and Alessandro Lunardi of Ornellaia.

Master Sommelier Shares Secrets

August 1, 2019

The Panama City News Herald published an interview with VINTUS Italian Portfolio Manager and Master Sommelier Craig Collins, leading up to a Wine Social he’s hosting with Breakthru Beverage Group on […]

Ornellaia Toasts 30th Anniversary of Keith Haring’s Last Mural

July 19, 2019

Keith Haring’s last public mural, Tuttomondo (1980), recently celebrated it’s 30th anniversary on June 19th. The 180-meter mural painted on the exterior wall of the Church of San Antonio in Pisa, Italy […]

Decanter Names Ornellaia, Masseto, and Le Macchiole among Top Bolgheri 2016 Producers

July 11, 2019

Decanter’s Aldo Fiordelli reports the 2016 vintage in Bolgheri is one of the best ever due to near perfect growing conditions that produced beautifully plump clusters containing strong aromatics and […]

James Suckling Italian Reviews

June 28, 2019

Some spectacular reviews across the range of VINTUS Italian estates.  Click to download a full PDF of reviews.

How Wines from a Little Known Region Became the Most Expensive in the World

May 12, 2019

Ornellaia and winemaker Axel Heinz feature prominently in an article in Fortune about the rise of Bolgheri as one of the world’s premiere winemaking regions. Read the full article here.

Axel Heinz Opens Up

May 12, 2019

Axel Heinz talks to Winesearcher’s Tom Hyland about his journey as a winemaker, and about Ornellaia’s journey from adolescence to adulthood. Read the full article here.

An Iconic Super Tuscan

January 18, 2019

Forbes wine columnist Brian Freedman writes about Ornellaia and the estate’s Vendemmia d’Artista project. Read all about it here.

FORTUNE Magazine Holiday Gift Guide 2018: Wines

November 2, 2018

This gift giving season is here and FORTUNE magazine has selected Ponzi Vineyards Chardonnay Reserve and Ornellaia Poggio Alle Gazze as two of only four wines recommended in the white […]