Bourget News

Wine Sales Rep – On & Off Prem

We’re looking for candidates with strong knowledge of wines from around the world, as well as excellent organizational and sales skills, and ideally prior experience as a wine sales rep for a distributor…

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Bérêche et Fils Grower Champagne

What is grower Champagne, really? While the hashtag #growerchampagne might be trending on Instagram, its more than just a trend, and there’s so much to it beyond the practice of growing one’s own grapes…

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The Ned wines: Making Marlborough

In 1973 John Marris planted the first vineyards in Marlborough, laying the framework for what is now a family enterprise in its second generation. When John’s son Brent followed in suit, he first worked for several other brands from New Zealand,...

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Gulfi: Guardians of Sicily’s Terroir

Roman traditions & indigineous Sicilian varieties Vito Catania was one of many generations in a family focused on agriculture through the production of wine and olive oil. As Vito took over the family business, he pioneered a focus on the...

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Paltrinieri Lambrusco: Art Inside & Out

Situated on a narrow strip of land just between the Secchia and Panaro rivers just north of Modena, is Cantina Paltrineri’s main vineyard, “Christo”, where loose soils rich with organic matter impart salinity and savory notes to Paltrineri’s Lambruscos. ...

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  • “Give it a slight chill — its a GREAT summer BBQ wine!” - Annette Peters, Owner & Portfolio Manager
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@keplingerwines Winemaker Helen Keplinger was featured on the cover of Wine Spectator, and as Food & Wine Magazine’s Winemaker of the Year. 
We’ve only got a few cases left of this fantastic and limited-production blend sourced from select, small vineyard sites in Napa Valley, Sonoma
County, and the Sierra Foothills. 
52% Grenache, 21% Mourvedre, 10% Cabernet Sauvignon,  10% Syrah, 6% Petite Sirah, and 1% Counoise. 
Fresh red raspberry, wild blackberry, blood orange zest, Indian spices, slate, red hots, coriander, and rose oil on the nose. The palate is fruit- and spice-laden, round and plush, with red and black fruits, white pepper, and cardamom… YUM! .
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  • As Bill Ward put it it in his recent round-up of Sauvignon Blanc, "Yes, geography matters." Pascal Jousselin - Domaine du Rin du Bois Sauvignon Blanc from Touraine located in the middle Loire where vineyards flank the steep banks of the Cher and Loire rivers, and a variety of soils including chalk, gravel, and limestone and claycontribute minerality and zippy acidity. .
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  • We're thrilled to introduce @francois.seconde , a new Domaines & Appellations Import!  Located in Sillery, which is classified 100% Grand cru. 
Soon to be joining our portfolio: 
Secondé Brut Grand Cru (avg. vine age 40, blend of 2/3 Pinot Noir, 1/3 Chardonnay, 30% reserve wines started in '82, 8g/l), Cuvée Clavier (avg. vine age 42, a blend of 2/3 Chardonnay, 1/3 Pinot Noir and 10% reserve wines, 8g/l), and La Loge Blanc de Noirs! 
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