With a history spanning centuries, Château d’Yquem has crafted some exceptionally fine wines in its time. However, few vintages stand out more than the lauded 2001 Château d’Yquem. This vintage established a new benchmark for high-quality sweet wines, and many Sauternes enthusiasts continue to praise it more than 20 years after its harvest. While this…
MENTIONED IN THIS POST: -Louis Roederer -Krug -Dominus -Château Montrose -Château Léoville Poyferré Now that a new year is upon us, it’s the perfect time to refresh your collection with some exciting wines. This year, there are dozens of top-quality vintages to get excited about, from well-known Old-World estates to up-and-coming New-World producers. In this…
We’re expecting a record holiday season. To help our customers make the most of this wonderful time of the year—and receive all their wines on time—the Vinfolio team has put together a holiday buying guide, available to download below. From advice on when to buy and ship to the best in-stock bottles to secure…
As one of the country’s leading fine wine companies, we are thrilled to share the second volume of our comprehensive Fine Wine Investment Report focusing on Bordeaux’s excellent 2020 vintage. This guide will explore the best en primeur wines to invest in today for potential growth in the future. Download Volume Two, 2021 by clicking…
It’s no secret that investing in fine wine can yield substantial revenue under the right circumstances. In 2019, for example, a private collection of over 17,000 bottles sold for $29.8 million at auction, setting a new world record—and sparking the imagination of many aspiring investors.
Like wine cultivation, though, there is an art to fine wine investing. Wine valuation is a critical component of the investment process. You need to know precisely how much your wine is worth and when it will be most valuable on the market to optimize profits when it’s time to sell.
Warmer temperatures are on their way in many parts of the country, and many of us are looking forward to sharing the sunshine together after spending months inside and away from friends and family. This guide to the best white wines for summer 2021 will help you choose varieties and vintages that will suit both your tastes and the warmer temperatures.
As one of the country’s leading fine wine companies, we are thrilled to share the first volume of our comprehensive Fine Wine Investment Report outlining the current state of global wine market investments. This guide will explore the best regions to watch, wines with impressive recent growth, and Vinfolio’s predictions for what wines will do…
2018 was kind to Bordeaux winemakers, and the harvest that year yielded several exquisite wines for collectors. For Château Haut-Brion, this vintage is well on its way to being considered a classic. Likewise, the 2018 Château La Mission Haut-Brion vintage is excellent; however, it carries a lower upfront cost.
This guide to both vintages will illuminate the differences between the 2018 Château Haut-Brion and the 2018 Château La Mission Haut-Brion so that you can make an informed decision on which wines to add to your collection.
In a year that became infamous for historical curveballs, it is perhaps only fitting that the 2020 Burgundy harvest surprised us, too. Between pandemic-related predicaments and an exceptionally early harvest, this year’s vintage could easily have been a disaster. However, while the quality of this vintage will be somewhat variable, the grapes remained remarkably healthy, and the wines should impress even the most skeptical connoisseurs.
Few among us can look upon eggplant parmigiana without salivating. Rich and acidic, layered with cheese, tomato sauce, and, of course, eggplant, most gastronomers can agree: this Italian dish is simply delicious.
A dish so rich and unexpectedly complex deserves to be paired with the best—foods, as well as drinks. Below, we’ll discuss a few of our favorite wine pairings with eggplant parmigiana, as well as how to discover new favorite pairings of your own.
In this post, we provide a simple, straightforward overview of tried and true wine pairings for vegetarian and vegan food. We’ll also cover how to identify whether a wine is vegan or vegetarian friendly, and we’ll share some tips for pairing wines and foods not found on our quick reference list.
The 2020 Bordeaux harvest, much like 2020 itself, was subject to a bit of chaos. The harvest itself arrived earlier than expected and weathered everything from March frosts and thunderstorms to heat spells and long droughts. Vintners adapted on the fly to integrate COVID-19 precautions and testing procedures into their everyday operations.
And yet, at the end of the day, the 2020 Bordeaux harvest report is a hopeful one. The wines are expected to be high quality, if somewhat variable—a happy surprise for winemakers and wine collectors alike.
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