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Wines for Hearty Holiday Meals, pt 2

January 19, 2024

Wine writer Anthony Giglio mentions Champagne Bollinger, Champagne Ayala, Langlois, Ornellaia, Château de Nalys, and E. Guigal on  Food & Wine Club  and in the American Express ‘Connoisseur Club’ Newsletter. […]

Robb Report Rings in 2024

January 8, 2024

The Robb Report newsletter, titled “Our 10 Favorite Wines of the Year” features Champagne Bollinger’s R.D. 2008 noting the bottle “was served at a lunch in Paris featuring the same […]

2023 Out with a Boom: Bloomberg

December 19, 2023

The yearly round-up article, titled “Wine Critic Elin McCoy: The 10 Best Bottles I Tasted in 2023” features 2019 E. Guigal Côte Rôtie La Turque noting “My preference always depends […]

VINTUS Named A Wine & Spirits “Importer of the Year” for the 9th Time

August 18, 2023

We are thrilled that once again, VINTUS has been named Importer of the Year for its 9th consecutive year. This continued recognition points to the sustained excellence of our producers. For […]

Jancis on Bordeaux & Beyond

January 12, 2023

Jancis Robinson writes an interesting reflection on a topic that keeps many Bordeaux producers up at night.  There seems to be a widening gap between the top end Bordeaux producers, […]

A New Take on Holiday Gift Guide featuring Ornellaia

December 15, 2022

The Wine Independent featured Ornellaia 2019 in its new take on a holiday gift guide, called “TWI’s Top 25 QPR Collector Wines of 2022”.  For a refreshing spin on the […]

Vintus Wines are Celebrated in James Suckling’s Top 100 Wine Reports!

December 9, 2022

James Suckling recently compiled his lists of Top 100 Wines from all over the World.  Not only did Vintus appear in almost all of the country-specific lists, we appear 2x in […]

Wine Industry Advisor: Ornellaia’s 2022 Harvest

December 2, 2022

Wine Industry Advisor got the inside scoop on the 2022 harvest in Bolgheri from Ornellaia Estate Director Axel Heinz, who describes it as a real nail biter. Heinz says ““This vintage […]

GuildSomm Features: Ornellaia, Masseto, Attems, Tommasi and Le Macchiole in “Defining A New Italy”

September 9, 2022

GuildSomm Writer Jessica DuPuy learned firsthand about the future of viticulture in Italy. She writes, “The new Italy? The phrase caught me off guard. How exactly is modern technology being […]

Kerin O’Keefe Sums Up the Best of Bolgheri

July 20, 2022

Kerin writes of the iconic wines from the Tuscan coast, Bolgheri.  An area known for “Super Tuscans” which have only been around for about 50 years. “Ornellaia closely followed in Sassicaia’s […]

Wine Advocate’s Monica Larner Interviews Ornellaia & Masseto’s estate Director Axel Heinz

May 20, 2022

Monica writes of two of Italy’s iconic wines from the 2019 hitting the market now.  She gets a great synopsis from Axel on the two flagship wines, Ornellaia and Masseto.  […]

Ornellaia Vendemmia d’Artista 2019 Label Revealed

February 11, 2022

James Button, Italy Editor for Decanter, covers Ornellaia’s virtual event revealing the 2019 edition of the estate’s highly coveted Vendemmia d’Artista series, to be released in April 2022. Read the […]

French Grapes, Italian Soil: Why Bordeaux-Style Wines From Bolgheri Are Turning Heads

December 15, 2021

Robb Report contributors Mike DeSimone and Jeff Jenssen wrote a beautifully informative article about wines produced in Italy’s Bolgheri region, listing Le Macchiole’s Messorio as one of the crown jewels […]

22 Intoxicating Holiday Gifts for Wine Lovers

December 8, 2021

The editors of Robb Report shared a selection of holiday gift recommendations for oenophiles, including Realm Cellars The Bard 2018, Château La Fleur-Pétrus 2016 and Ornellaia 2018. The writer shares details […]

After Awful Year, A Small but Might Wine Vintage is Expected

October 21, 2021

Bloomberg wine columnist Elin McCoy wrote an indepth report on the 2021 harvest. Despite an extremely challenging growing season with lower yields, McCoy says it will be a memorable vintage. […]

First taste: Ornellaia 2018

February 11, 2021

Decanter highlighted the reveal of Ornellaia 2018 in a dedicated feature, inclusive of a 96 point review. Approaching its 40th anniversary, writer Aldo Fiordelli admires that in this “relatively short […]

Big in Bolgheri: A Live Chat with Ornellaia’s Axel Heinz

January 27, 2021

Wine Spectator Senior Editor Bruce Sanderson caught up with Ornellaia’s star winemaker, Axel Heinz, on Straight Talk, the publication’s twice weekly Instagram Live interview series. The engaging interview covered several […]

88 Holiday Gift Ideas That Declare Living Large the New Normal

November 25, 2020

Bloomberg featured Ornellaia 2017 in its ultimate holiday gift guide, selecting the wine “for grape juice junkies” as the perfect addition to a cozy day off at home. Wine contributor […]

Wine Spectator Tasting Report: The Power of Tuscany

October 22, 2020

Wine Spectator features Ornellaia, Masseto, Petrolo and Le Macchiole in senior editor Bruce Sanderson’s latest Tuscan vintage report. The blistering heat, severe storms, frost and drought of the 2017 vintage […]

Wine of the Week: Ornellaia Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2018

October 2, 2020

The Telegram features Ornellaia Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2018 as the wine of the week. Columnist Al Vuona dicusess winemaking from the ground up, exploring the planting, cultivating and harvesting of […]