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In our blog series; ‘Rebels of Wine’, We get personal with some of our wine makers who showcase their talents through minimal intervention methods of wine making and their passion for terroir (amongst other things that excite them).  It is with their commitment to creating honest and true wines that we are able to build the foundations of our offerings. Let's get crackin! This month we were honored to sit down with Valentin Montanet who makes, stunning natural wines from the Vezaley region of Burgundy under his families flagship La Soeur Cadette winery along with his mother's (Catherine Montanet) offshoot project Domaine Montanet-Thoden .   Give...

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Pixies are an American alternative rock band formed in 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. Until 2013, the band comprised Black Francis (vocals, rhythm guitar, songwriter), Joey Santiago (lead guitar), Kim Deal (bass, backing vocals) and David Lovering (drums). The band disbanded acrimoniously in 1993, but reunited in 2004. After Deal left in 2013, Pixies hired Kim Shattuck as a touring bassist; she was replaced the same year by Paz Lenchantin, who became a permanent member in 2016. Pixies are associated with the 1990s alternative rock boom, and draw on elements including punk rock and surf rock. Their music is known for...

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Something for Sundays …. "Julien Pineau, 35, is the personification of his organic wines. Between hard work, madness, sweetness, thoughts by the fire, and tasting of sincere wines, it’s time for a year in the vineyards! The idea of the film is to frame a year of daily, intimate life. Energy meets poetry, when the unconventional epicurean decides that this ancestral work on the land will be his. An intense context for a rich and exceptional human experience." Sit back, open a bottle and click to watch  

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In our blog series; ‘Rebels of Wine’, We get personal with some of our wine makers who showcase their talents through minimal intervention methods of wine making and their passion for terroir (amongst other things that excite them).  It is with their commitment to creating honest and true wines that we are able to build the foundations of our offerings. Let's get crackin! This month we were honored to sit down with FRANZ HOFSTÄTTER who makes, stunning natural wines from the Wachau region of Austria under his Wabi-Sabi label. Make sure to check out his selections on our shelves! Give us a little insight of...

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"No other Jura vigneron’s star has risen faster than that of Jean-François Ganevat." (credit video : vinofocus)Jean-François Ganevat is looking back to move forward. Like many of the world’s best vignerons, he has re-discovered techniques and grape varieties from the past to make cutting edge wines. After training in Beaune and 9 years as Maître de Chai at Jean-Marc Morey in Chassagne-Montrachet (Jean-Marc's father, Albert, taught him the importance of perfect hygiene in the cellar), "Fanfan", as he is known, returned to make wines at his family domaine in 1998, the 14th generation of his family to do so since...

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