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  • Benoit Tarlant

“Listen to the advice of the elders and then start your own path”

By |April 25th, 2014|

The 55 lots within the 24 hectares “makes for a patchwork of diversity”, explains Tarlant from the cellar in his family house. “This is like a puzzle of different small vineyards, and they all add diversity to our wines, it […]

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  • The Ojai Vineyard, Santa Barbara County

The Ojai Vineyard journey diary

By |March 17th, 2014|

By Mariah Bryand

Santa Barbara, California – The dusty dry ranchland disappeared into lush rolling foothills as we pushed our way into the heart of Ojai Vineyard. Soon after, Ojai winemaker Adam Tolmach was pouring us his wines and suddenly recapping […]

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  • Finca Dinamia

The long way back to natural winemaking

By |March 17th, 2014|

South of Mendoza city and the Uco Valley there is a rare and pure microclimate for wine growing and wine production. Nested at the foot of the Andes Mountains, the Finca Dinamia is a small paradise combining all the tradition […]

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  • Tito Zuccardi

News from La Consulta Region

By |August 12th, 2013|

Sebastián Zuccardi was always inspired by his grandfather’s nerve and innovative spirit. “Tito” Zuccardi, the grandfather and founder of Bodegas Zuccardi in Mendoza, used to tell his grandson that “in the search for things that are worthwhile, you have to […]

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  • THE FIRST WINE

A straight story of tradition and wine

By |July 1st, 2013|

The lunch table is a feast with dozens of exquisite dishes and several bottles of wine. The loud chatter of eager winelovers fills the air. Suddenly, silence. Luarsab, the “tamada” (something like the “toast Master”), proposes lunch’s first toast. […]

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  • champagne

Five life-changing Champagne

By |June 19th, 2013|

From the terrace of the Tarlant family house, there is a perfect view of the valley and the Marne river. You can also see one of the family’s vineyards lot. As they prepare lunch, Jean-Mary and Micheline Tarlant laugh the […]

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  • Pope Wine - Michelini

Three years, three barrels, three Popes

By |March 24th, 2013|

Every time, winemaker Juan Pablo Michelini harvest a special lot of his vineyard, he checks the news and chooses a significant event of the day to call the fermentation recipient -in which this grape will evolve into wine.

On May 1st, […]

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