Alheit Vineyards is a family business started in 2010 by husband and wife team Chris and Suzaan Alheit. They met at Stellenbosch University, fell in love, travelled the world together, got married, then travelled some more. Eventually, they settled on Hemelrand farm close to Hermanus and started their project.
a Perrière’s vineyards, located in Verdigny-en-Sancerre, extend over 5 different districts and produce prestigious Sancerre appellation wines. La Perrière possesses a unique, single 10 hectares block of vineyards planted on flint soils, known to be the most suitable for the production of fine Sauvignon Blanc wines
Today, thanks to an exceptional terroir and men who have believed in it for decades, Mastrojanni has become one of the most respected Montalcino producers as far as wine buffs are concerned.
On a clay limestone hill in Prince Edward County, Norman Hardie’s passion for fine wine is put to the ultimate test.
Over two short decades, Benjamin Bridge has distinguished itself as Canada’s premier sparkling wine house.
The history of Domaine Fournier Père et Fils and the history of Sancerre wines are closely intertwined. The team at Domaine Fournier Père et Fils has witnessed first-hand the very first moments of the fledgling appellation and we have been part of its excellence ever since. Their wines are the true pairings of gourmet cuisine. They embody authentic French art de vivre, traditions and heritage.
When the boldly curious founders decided to “experiment threely” and blend together a luscious threesome of distinctively different grapes into one wine, they knew it needed a name that would live up to this innovative, provocative blend. They called it Ménage à Trois. Not just because it was a revolutionary three-grape blend, but because like its taste it deserved a name that would never blend in.
Over the years, the Cakebread emerge from various difficulties such as vines dying from phylloxera. They’ve also built their library and started producing wines from more varietals – Merlot, Pinot Noir, Rubaiyat, etc. Expansion of their winery has also began as they start purchasing adjacent wineries and vineyards.
Therefore, based on a technique of in-bottle secondary fermentation which he cultivated in Saino-awayuki, he focused on technology used to make champagnes. On repeated trial and error, he successfully developed a product that harmonized the sweetness and acidity and seal the highly pressured gas. In 2016. Kikuizumi Hitosuji was released in June 2016.
The most favourable climate and geographical conditions for the cultivation of grapes are observed in Alazanskaya Valley (remember Georgian wine of the same name), a unique area of Kakheti. This amazing valley stretches 110 miles from north-west to south-east at an altitude of 250-500 m above sea level between the main Caucasus and Tsiv-Gomborgskimi ridges. Excellent soils of the valley with a unique geographical location creates exceptional conditions for the cultivation of grapes. It is home to such well-known grape varieties for Georgian wines as “Saperavi” which in Georgian means “dye”, “rkatsiteli”-“red horn”.