Spring Sips (a.k.a. a masterclass in terroir)

Sipping & nibbling in LA & beyond A blog about food, drinks, wine, Los Angeles. The local, the bizarre, the incredible, the delicious. @LAWineGal Marijke van Niekerk: Copywriter by day/wine student by night/professional musician at times. Proudly South African lover of Los Angeles. Tweet me @LAWineGal.   Friday, February 9, 2018 Spring Sips (a.k.a. a Learn More …

Lustau’s Cellar Master named Best Spanish Winemaker 2017

Lustau’s Cellar Master named Best Spanish Winemaker 2017 Jerez (Spain). July 17th, 2017. Sergio Martínez, Cellar Master at Bodegas Lustau was named “Best Spanish Winemaker” at the prestigious International Wine Challenge Merchant Awards Spain celebrated in Madrid. This new recognition is added to the title of “Best Fortified Winemaker” received earlier. After more than 14 years at the Learn More …

Now Presenting the 2017 Sherry Cocktail Competition Semi-Finalists!

Now presenting the 2017 Sherry Cocktail Competition semi-finalists! Published 05.10.2017   by SHERRY WINES U.S.   @SherryWinesUS Congratulations to the 25 semi-finalists whose incredible submissions blew the preliminary judges away.  The competition has been fierce with an unprecedented level of excellence in the entries and impressive knowledge and understanding of the ingredients. Be sure to check back soon when we’ll Learn More …

Your Next Lesson: Crozes-Hermitage

NEW YORK TIMES YOUR NEXT LESSON: CROZES-HERMITAGE Wine School By ERIC ASIMOV SEPT. 28, 2017 Next up will be Crozes-Hermitage from the northern Rhone Valley of France. It was not my first choice or even my second, which I guess is fitting for a wine that is often an afterthought. I love syrah, the grape of Crozes-Hermitage, Learn More …

Maison Tardieu-Laurent Appoints Europvin USA as National Importer

MAISON TARDIEU-LAURENT APPOINTS EUROPVIN USA AS NATIONAL IMPORTER   Van Nuys, CA., September 12, 2017 – Europvin USA is proud to announce the addition of Maison Tardieu-Laurent to the Europvin USA portfolio.  Effective immediately, Europvin USA will assume representation of Maison Tardieu-Laurent as its exclusive, national importer.    “We are excited to build upon our success Learn More …