Vineyard in winter

The Most Important Job of the Year

We’re back from the holidays and New Year’s break. The weather is terrific with cold mornings and sunny days. This is the time of year when vineyard managers are naturally drawn to the winter activity of pruning. Time to get … Read More »

Our Ultimate Holiday Food & Wine Pairing Guide - Pumpkin Pie

Our Ultimate Holiday Food & Wine Pairing Guide

The time has come to start preparing for holiday celebrations and festivities. Pairing food and wine for you and your guests can sometimes be challenging, especially if you’re planning a buffet or potluck. Our number one tip? Serve an assortment … Read More »

man's hand with wine glass, grapes and barrel

My Dad, Monsieur Réblé

This article is a tribute to my dad Dominique, who just passed, and to whom I attribute most of my craftsmanship abilities, my passion and my creative drive. Definitely my greatest influence, my dad graduated in 1962 from the Culinary … Read More »

Couple enjoying wine and popcorn while watching movie

Popcorn and Wine

Aside from making delicious wines, my role as Vice President of Winemaking is to answer technical questions regarding all aspects of wine and its production. I love sharing my passion and educating people about the craft. Today is a bit … Read More »

Pointless Wines? Woman scoring and analyzing wine

Pointless Wines?

The success that our wines enjoyed during several recent wine competitions made me revisit some comments and questions about the ratings system mostly used in our industry. This made me wonder, has scoring wines become a pointless activity? When you … Read More »

Dog in vineyard

The Best Noses in the Wine Biz

We all know the value of animals working tail in hand, tusk in hand, paw in hand or snout in hand with their human friends. I have fond memories of feeding a workhorse in Saint-Emilion, France. Named Reveuse, his job … Read More »

Easter Egg Hunt in the Cellar Anyone?

Easter Egg Hunt in the Cellar, Anyone?

Nowadays, there is a new trend in cellars, using eggs. No, I am not talking about the process by which we can stabilize and clarify red wines using real albumin from eggs. The oval objects I am talking about are … Read More »