Château Mourgues du Grès, Costières de Nîmes

Château Mourgues du Grès was once an agricultural commune of the Ursulines de Beaucaire, an order of nuns committed to the education of girls. In Provençal, “mourgues” is the word for nuns, and “grès” are the galets that cover the landscape in a manner nearly identical to those in Châteauneuf-du-Pape. The estate is now owned […]

Château Valcombe

Luc and Cendrine Guénard purchased Château Valcombe from Paul Jeune (of Domaine Monpertuis) in   They now are proudly independent vignerons with a compulsion to further improve this jewel of an estate.  Their first efforts were in the 2009 vintage and we expect to have a long relationship with this couple who have been certified […]

Eric Texier

Eric Texier became a winemaker after a previous career and without any family background in vines or wines. He rediscovered nearly forgotten areas of ancient fame, like Brézème in the northern Côtes-du-Rhône, and nurtured relationships with people who tend their vines with passion. He has since acquired plots in Côte Rôtie and Condrieu in the […]

Domaine la Manarine

Domaine la Manarine was founded in 2001 by Gilles Gasq, a longtime assistant at Châteauneuf-du-Pape’s Domaine Monpertuis. Situated on the distinct terroir known as Le Plan de Dieu, noted particularly for its deep underlying layers of limestone galets, Gasq’s vineyards are, combined with the dry climate, perfectly suited to the Grenache and Syrah he grows. […]

Gour de Chaulé, Gigondas

Domaine du Gour de Chaulé was founded in 1900 by Eugène Bonfils. Located in the heart of the village of Gigondas, the estate has passed since down through three generations of women winemakers, with Stéphanie Fumoso being the current proprietor. Encompassing just over 10 hectares of vines, the domaine’s oldest vines date to that original […]

Domaine de Fenouillet, Beaumes de Venise

Patrick and Vincent Soard own and operate this impeccable domaine, the cellars of which are situated in the village of Beaumes de Venise, in the shadows of Mont Ventoux and the Dentelles de Montmirail. In 1988, with the encouragement of their mother, Nicole, they decided to renew the fame of the estate and constructed the […]

Yves Cuilleron, St-Joseph

The Cuilleron family domaine was founded in 1920, and Yves Cuilleron's grandfather was the first to bottle wine for commercial purposes in 1947. Antoine Cuilleron, the uncle and immediate predecessor of Yves, assumed control of the domaine in 1960 and significantly increased the percentage of wine bottled at the estate and extended the scope of […]

Bois de Boursan, Châteauneuf-du-Pape

Bois de Boursan produces beautiful, traditional Chateauneuf-du-Pape. Charismatic winemaker Jean-Paul Versino is the third generation of this Italian family in Châteauneuf. The estate now comprises 16 hectares, divided into 27 plots that are spread all over the Châteauneuf territory. Most of the vines are between 40 to 100 years old. The diversity of terroirs and […]