Fine Wine

Pahlmeyer Anniversary Label Released

Pahlmeyer Winery of Napa Valley released its 30th Anniversary 2016 Pahlmeyer Proprietary Red, a red wine blend with a special commemorative label.

Vintner Jayson Pahlmeyer established Pahlmeyer in the 1980s with a string of successful vintages for his knockout, newcomer wines. His irrepressible spirit drove an unrelenting quest for the highest quality wine in every single vintage. “Everything worth doing is worth doing to excess,” is one of his favorite mantras.

Fladgate Declares 2016 Vintage Quality, First in 5 Years

The Fladgate Partnership officially announced the declaration of three 2016 Vintage Ports: Taylor Fladgate 2016 Vintage Port, Croft 2016 Vintage Port and Fonseca 2016 Vintage Port; each will be available nationwide beginning in September of this year. In classic Port wine tradition, a vintage is only declared in years that produce exceptional quality.

New Managing Director for Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s Branded Wines

Philippe Sereys de Rothschild, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Baron Philippe de Rothschild S.A., announced the arrival of Véronique Hombroekx as Managing Director of the Branded Wines division. After a successful career within several international companies developing well-known retail brands, Véronique Hombroekx will bring a new take on the activities of Baron Philippe de Rothschild’s Branded Wines division “I am delighted to be joining the team at Baron Philippe de Rothschild…

Lafite Through The Lens of He ChongYue

He ChongYue is one of the most esteemed contemporary artists in the circle of Chinese photographers today. More recently he interpreted the cellars at Lafite in this stunning assembly of insightful imagery. Born in Beijing in 1960, he took up photography in 1984, and mostly works with a wooden chamber camera. His interest in rural life made him a perfect candidate to photograph Lafite. He ChongYue currently lives and works in Beijing…