Brad Roberts hooked us up with Misty Cove Wines of Marlborough, New Zealand earlier this year and the juice has arrived stateside. Misty Cove was founded by former cricket star Andrew Bailey, and Andrew's longtime friend and former teammate Jerrod Englefield handles all things sales and marketing related there. We’ve never come across this level of quality in Kiwi
Veronique and Caroline Maret recently flew in for a quick visit, and in this episode you can be a fly on the wall as they taste our California team on the full Charbonniere lineup. Click here for the episode link on Spotify or here for the episode link on Apple Podcasts.
Many of you have inquired about the tariff situation and how it will impact our portfolio. Let’s take a look at what we know, the good news, the bad news, and our plan moving forward. Any non-sparkling, non-flavored, non-fortified wine labeled 14% ABV or lower arriving into the USA in a package 2L in size or smaller from France,
John sits down with Brendan Carter during his recent trip to Seattle. They talk Aussie soil, Unico Zelo's history, and about a new model for wine cooperatives in the 21st century (hint: hipster winery co-ops are now a thing, and this might just upend some major wine regions over the next several decades). Click here for the episode link
We are pumped to distribute this iconic Rheinhessen producer in the Pacific Northwest! Our friends at David Bowler Wine sent sixth-generation winegrower Johannes Hasselbach our way to help get things started, and Johannes sits down with John to cover the bases on all things Gunderloch. Click here for the episode link on Spotify, and here for the episode link
Our lineup from Vignobles Saby is on fire these days, especially Chateau Bertin, Chateau Rozier, and Chateau Hauchat. Jeff gets down and dirty with the always loquacious Jean-Phillipe Saby of Vignobles Saby to break down current releases. We also get a sneak peek at a few new upcoming additions, including Chateau Reindent which will replace our entry-level "Chateau Saby"