Founded in: 1861
Region: Penedès, Spain
Owner / Director: José Ferrer
Founded in 1861 - Freixenet is the largest producer of sparkling wine in the world. The leader in the production of Cava, with over 150 million bottles maturing in 17km of caves in Penedès near Barcelona. High quality and very affordable, Freixenet is produced in the Méthode Traditionnelle manner. José Ferrer took over in 1957 - leading an ambitious modernization and unique approach to sales and advertising: - please enjoy the short Freixenet video...
Founded in: 1988
Region: Tasmanian, Australia
Owner / Master Winemaker: Ed Carr
The House of Arras is a true expression of origin and winemaker - a marriage of exceptional cool climate Tasmanian vineyards and uncompromising sparkling winemaking mastered over decades. Ed Carr is Australia’s most awarded sparkling winemaker. Only the very best parcels of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir are selected, made into wine, blended and left to mature and develop their own special nuances: - please enjoy the short Arras video...
Founded in: 1987
Region: Sancerre, Loire Valley, France
Owner / Chief Winemaker: Pascal Jolivet
The dynamic Pascal Jolivet was the first of a new breed of winemakers in the Loire Valley. While respecting traditions and values, aiming to make French Sauvignon - Pouilly-Fume and Sancerre attractive again. While achieving finesse, balance and mineral hints, a hallmark of the Loire, he believes in letting nature make his wines, using techniques that allow the natural flavour and character of the fruit shine: - please enjoy the short Pascal Jolivet video...
Founded in: 1982
Region: Waiheke Island, New Zealand
Owner / Chief Winemaker: Stephen White
Stonyridge is dedicated to producing the finest Cabernet blends in the world - combining traditional winemaking with meticulous organic viticulture. Located in a north-facing valley, sheltered from south-westerly winds by the dramatic stony-ridge. The 1987 ‘Larose’ rocketed Stonyridge to international fame - hailed as the greatest red wine ever made in New Zealand, and emulated many times since: - please enjoy the short Stonyridge video...