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Henry Marionnet and Pre-Phylloxera Vines

Perhaps the most seismic shift in the modern wine world took place over 150 years ago. In the 1860s, vigneron in the Rhône began to see their vineyards die off for no discernable reason. The condition spread throughout France and, eventually, most of the world, decimating vineyards without regard. Though they didn’t know it at… READ MORE

Talking Terroir With Laurent Noblet of Domaine Laporte

Laurent Noblet, Sales Director for Domaine Laporte, took some time in the sun with us in San Francisco to speak about the terroir of Sancerre. He elaborates on what makes the vineyards of Laporte unique within this treasured Loire Valley appellation.