Producers

Benoit Chevallier

New Producer in Vosne-Romanée – Domaine Benoît Chevallier

With his debut in the 2019 vintage, Benoît Chevallier helms a young estate with a significant history in Vosne-Romanée. The vineyard comes from family lands worked for three generations. His grandparents acquired their vines in the 1930s, and his father, Maurice (who also served as the longtime mayor of Vosne-Romanée), continued winemaking from the 1960s… READ MORE

Dirk Niepoort on Tim Atkin’s Cork Talk Podcast

Tune in to hear wine expert Tim Atkin talk all things Portuguese wine with Niepoort Vinhos President Dirk Niepoort. Listen here.

Clos Manou

New Producer from the Médoc – The wines of Clos Manou

Driven by a passion for wine, Françoise and Stéphane Dief founded Clos Manou in their garage, producing their first vintage in 1998. Over the intervening 20 years, they focused on acquiring their ideal parcels of land and now farm 18 hectares. They vinify in a fully restored cellar in the village of Saint-Christoly de Médoc,… READ MORE

Pete Monteleone Talks Burgundy, Rhone on KSVY Sonoma

Pete Monteleone, Director of Purchasing for Martine’s Wines, sat down with host Tim Benton of KSVY radio’s “Guys @ Five Friday” to talk about the basics of Burgundy and the Rhone Valley. Click below and listen in as Pete guides the audience through the history and terroir of these regions by tasting three of Martine’s… READ MORE

Niepoort

A Visit With Dirk Niepoort

Before returning stateside last week, we were treated to some quality time in Portugal with Dirk Niepoort. The overcast days of Douro were but pleasant window dressing to the many stories and wines that Dirk had to share with us. Take a look:  

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Five

Closing the books on Burgundy for this trip could not have been any better than traveling south to see La Vigne Mouton, Dominique Cornin, and Marc Delienne. Incredible people in beautiful places creating gorgeous wines–it is truly our pleasure to serve these marvelous winemakers.   Please enjoy our Day Five video here, and check back… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Three

Morey-Coffinet and Julien Cruchandeau were incredible hosts today, treating our team to stunning flights of new releases and the stories that accompany them. Knowing the people behind the bottles makes these wines even more special, and that’s why we want to share these moments here.   Click below to have a glimpse into our third day… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Four

We dedicated our fourth day in Burgundy to welcoming Domaine Gouffier to the Martine’s Wines family. Frederic Gueugneau and his associate, Benoit Pagot, indulged us with a tour of the property in Fontaines, followed by a tasting that reflected a precision and passion that makes us proud to be the first to bring their wines to… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day Two

Our second full day in Burgundy was another stunner, as we enjoyed the company (and wines) of our friends at Bernard-Bonin, Denis Mortet and Bruno Clavelier. It’s pretty tough to beat a day that takes you from Meursault to Gevrey-Chambertin and on to Vosne-Romanee.   Please enjoy the highlights of the day in our second… READ MORE

Five Days in Burgundy: Day One

For the next five days, we are dashing across Burgundy, visiting our friends and making new ones. We are meeting with our producers, tasting upcoming vintages and gathering stories to share with our clients around the world.   During the next five days, we will feature short videos of our adventures in Burgundy. During the… READ MORE