During the 19th and 20th centuries, France and Germany vied for control of Alsace, until the Treaty of Versailles made its people citizens of the French Republic in 1919.
Burgundy’s rulers were often as treacherous as the region’s erratic weather.
Though the Chapoutier family traces its roots in France’s Rhône region back more than 200 years to 1808, when the clan first settled in Tain l’Hermitage, the esteemed maison we
The British-named port houses we know today have their origins in trade, not just of wine, but of other necessities as well.
Though Burgundy’s most fabled producer holds property in seven different grand cru vineyards, the domaine’s identity is inextricably intertwined in the minds of admirers with th
Though Piedmont produces several red and white wines, Italy’s premier region has but one superstar varietal, Nebbiolo, and its two most important appellations, Barolo and Barbaresco, are
One of the happiest moments in Italian viticulture occurred when Marchese Mario Incisa della Rocchetta, an enthusiastic convert to the great wines of Bordeaux, decided to plant Bordelai
If Penfolds, founded in 1844, embodies Australia’s winemaking past, then Two Hands Wines represents that country’s ever more promising future.
The star of Ribera del Duero, Vega Sicilia has been in the possession of the Alvarez family since 1982.
António José da Silva bought this estate in 1894 and painstakingly replanted the vineyards—an effort that paid off handsomely with the 1931 vintage, which many consider to be the century’s finest