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Essential Winemakers of France

  • Defaix

    The Wines… This family affair produces fine Chardonnay and Pinot Noir in two vastly different parts of Burgundy:...

  • Château Gassier

    The Wines… Like the joyous landscape of Provence, the wines of Château Gassier are intended for pleasure,...

  • Château du Moulin-à-Vent

    The Wines… Once again the paragon of Moulin-à-Vent, this historic château is churning out deep, detailed and...

  • Champagne Gosset

    The Wines… Champagne Gosset is the oldest wine house in Champagne (founded in 1584) and they make...

  • Julien Cecillon

    The Wines… Established by the husband-and-wife duo of Julien Cecillon and Nancy Kerschen, this up-and-coming winery is...

  • Camille Braun

    The Wines… This small family domaine in the southern Alsatian village of Orschwihr produces some of the...

  • Barmès-Buecher

    The Wines… In my opinion, Barmès-Buecher makes Alsace’s most exciting range of Riesling. These wines, especially from...

  • Albert Mann

    The Wines… Lead by brothers Maurice and Jacky Barthelmé, Domaine Albert Mann produces exceptional wines. There are no...

  • Essential Winemakers of France

    Ah, France. How does one sum up the world’s most imitated wine nation in a few sentences? Well,...

  • Yann Bertrand

    The Wines… Gamay, Gamay and more Gamay. Located in the Beaujolais Cru village of Fleurie, the domaine...

  • Olivier Bernstein

    The Wines… A focused, precise fleet of Pinot Noir from some of the Côte de Nuits’ very best...


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