Founded in: 1964
Region: Erbusco, Franciacorta, Italy
Founder: Maurizio Zanella
Maurizio saw in Franciacorta land that would produce the finest fruit, both for still wines and premium bubbles. His winery was the first and best expression of the qualitative potential of this region. A position reached due to the passion of Maurizio, becoming a leader in the Italian wine renaissance and a vanguard winery. A single principle has been defining the essence of Ca’ del Bosco - the quest for excellence: - please enjoy the short Ca' del Bosco video...
Founded in: 1913
Region: Douro Valley, Portugal
Chief Winemaker: Carlos Alves
Barros Porto is undoubtedly, one of the most prestigious estates producing Port wines. Established in 1913 by Manuel de Almeida located in Vila Nova de Gaia - Portugal. Barros Porto is today famous and appreciated all over the world. Most of its success comes from the Old Tawnies and Colheita Ports and high quality wines matured in cask and oak vats. In June 2006, the Sogevinus Group bought Barros: - please enjoy the short Barros video...
Founded in: 1910
Region: Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, France
Managing Director: Didier Depond
Founded by Eugène Aimé Salon - Champagne Salon is famous for producing a small quantity of 'Blanc de Blancs', and only during exceptional years - just 39 from the past 105 years. Salon is made from 100% Chardonnay. Its grapes are hand harvested from 40-year-old vines in the commune Le Mesnil-sur-Oger in the Côte des Blancs sub-region of Champagne and from a single vintage and with no blending: - please enjoy the short Salon video...
Founded in: 1725
Region: Saint-Julien, Bordeaux - France
Consultant Winemaker: Eric Boissenot
Gruaud Larose is a 2ème Cru Classé property - producing one of Saint-Julien's most full-bodied and long-lived wines. Gruaud-Larose has 84ha of vineyards located on a gravel-rich plateau. The wine is a blend of Cabernet Sauvignon (65%), Merlot (25%), Cabernet Franc (8%) and Petit Verdot (2%). In 1997 the Merlaut family, already owners of several Medoc cru estates, bought Gruaud Larose: - please enjoy the short Gruaud Larose video...