If an in-depth understanding and wholesome appreciation of a thing is dependent on juxtaposition and cross-examination, then no winery knows and loves Roussillon like Res Fortes.
In southern Napa Valley, Darioush Khaledi owns and lives at his namesake winery, where his Persian heritage influences everything from the travertine interiors to the hospitality and intricate labels from the Victoria and Albert Museum’s collection of Persian art. Khaledi deems the wine business his “third career,” but Khaledi’s connection to wine, he says, was always palpable. In 5,000 BCE …
At this historic Spanish winery, distilling the essence of the surrounding landscape into remarkable wines is of paramount importance.
While many wineries tout themselves as such, true destination wineries are those that wine tourists, and sometimes wine nerds, put at the top of their must-visit lists.
Does the physical environment that grapevines grow in, especially the climate and soil, imprint itself the wines they make?
The season’s go-to drink is champagne on the rocks.
While Mont Rochelle’s vibe is relaxed and rural, playful yet sophisticated decor makes clear that this isn’t your grandmother’s country manor.
This is the kind of place where Bacchus, the Roman God of Wine, would go to relax.
In 2006, Alexander Vik purchased 11,000 acres of undeveloped land in Chile’s Millahue Valley to create a winery where nothing had been before. His goal? “To enter the great pantheon of wines in the world.”