ARGENTINA


DOÑA PAULA

Mendoza

     

Doña Paula, established in 1997, produces premium wines in Mendoza, Argentina. 100% of the grapes used in the production of these wines comes from vineyards owned by Doña Paula, planted in the best areas emphasizing the most faithful expression possible of each terroir.

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BODEGAS CARO

Mendoza

     

Bodegas Caro is a partnership formed between Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) and the Catena family to produce a wine that would combine French and Argentine cultures and the two signature grapes of each producer, Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon.

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AUSTRALIA


TYRRELL’S WINES

Hunter Valley & Victoria

          

For more than 150 years the Tyrrell family name has been synonymous with quality wine production in Australia’s Hunter Valley and Victoria regions. Today, this venerable producer straddles the line between tradition and innovation, offering consumers delicious wines at eminently reasonable prices.

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HESKETH WINE COMPANY

Barossa

          

The Hesketh Wine Company is a small, family owned producer of high quality, yet accessible wines.

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PARKER ESTATE

Coonawarra

          

John and Faye Parker established Parker Coonawarra Estate in 1985 after a career-long interest in the region. Today, the privately owned Parker Coonawarra Estate is committed to John Parker’s standards of excellence, and producing the most faithful expression of Cabernet Sauvignon from the celebrated Terra Rossa soils of the Coonawarra growing region.

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RedHeads

          

The RedHeads team is constantly searching out the latest parcel to liberate from the “big guys”; we’re talking about the major, premium, Aussie brands. You see, the growers themselves can’t afford to drink the fruits of their labour. No mistake, it’s a great honour to be selected for them, but now they can. They bring the fruit back to their winery, a few rows at a time, to give them the special treatment they deserve and to form wines of true individuality and character. It’s all about creating wines with personality, that are made to be enjoyed.

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CHILE


VIÑA CARMEN

Maipo

     

As of the rediscovery of Carmenère at Viña Carmen, the vineyard has become a principal protagonist in the world’s wine-producing industry.

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VIÑA LOS VASCOS

Colchagua

Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite) took over the Los Vascos estate (Los Vascos meaning The Basques, in honour of its Basque origins) in 1988. The late 2000s marked a new stage for Los Vascos, with a new generation of technicians at the helm, and the arrival at maturity of the vines planted in the 90s. Today, new high potential plots have been identified in the foothill regions and the technical team is already paving the way for the Grands Vins of tomorrow with these new planting projects.

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FRANCE


CHAMPAGNE BILLECART-SALMON

Champagne

          

Founded in 1818 in Mareuil-sur-Aÿ, bu Nicolas François Billecart and his wife, Elisabeth Salmon, this Maison de Champagne, of almost two hundred years, remains to this day a family owned and run company.

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HUGEL PERE & FILS

Alsace

          

Founded in 1639, the Hugel family’s vineyard estates cover more than 30 hectares, almost half of which are in the Grand Cru zone, planted with only noble grape varieties in Riquewihr.

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ANTOINE MOUEIX

Bordeaux

Today, Antoine Moueix offers a collection of eleven estate wines covering some 400 hectares of vineyards, from the hillsides of Saint-Emilion to the gravel plains of the Médoc.

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DOMAINES BARONS DE ROTHSCHILD

Bordeaux

Owner of Château Lafite Rothschild for five generations, the Rothschild family has been associated with the vineyards of Bordeaux since 1868 and today owns Châteaux Lafite Rothschild, Duhart Milon, L’Evangile and Rieussec.

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CHARTON & TREBUCHET

Burgundy

Owners of Premiers and Grands Crus in Puligny-Montrachet since 1859 with the Domaine Jean Chartron, Jean-René Chartron founded the Maison Chartron et Trébuchet in 1984 with Louis Trébuchet, manager of a wine trading company.

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ROUX PERE & FILS

Burgundy

The family Roux settled in the village of Saint-Aubin in the 17th century and the Domaine’s history dates back to 1885.

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RIGAL

Cahors

          

Today the reference for French Malbec, which it explores in all styles of wine, Rigal works with prominent partner estates and produces superb Cahors wines and vins de pays which pay tribute to the Malbec and other native grape varieties from the Southwest of France.

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DOMAINE LAROCHE

Burgundy & Languedoc

          

The signature of Laroche encompasses its spirit. This is an invitation to discover wines from all the world: Chablis, South of France, Chili and South Africa. The House represents différents estates, as Domaine Laroche, Mas La Chevalière and wines from the New World. Each one has a full team dedicated for both the vineyard and cellar.

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DOMAINE D’AUSIERRES

Corbieres

Acquired in 1999 by Domaines Barons de Rothschild (Lafite), the 550 hectare estate has undergone a vast rehabilitation programme.

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VIGNOBLES JEANJEAN

Languedoc

          

Jeanjean House is characterized by more than 145 years of expertise in Languedoc wines, devoted to their terroir and with an excellent client services.

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OGIER

Rhone Valley

          

Ogier has been based in Châteauneuf-du-Pape for ever 150 years and has sought to raise awareness of this remarkable appellation. The company has gained a special understanding of the region and the parcels that make up its 3,200 hectares of vineyards.

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CAZES

Roussillon

          

In the heart of the Roussillon, in Rivesaltes, Cazes has near 200 hectares that each year give rise to 14 different wines.

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GASSIER

Provence

          

Producer of fine rose wines from France’s most famous home for these delicious and refreshing wines.

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GERMANY


DR LOOSEN

Mosel

          

Winery of the Year, Wine & Spirits 2007, 2008 & 2009 The Dr. Loosen estate has been in the same family for over 200 years.

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VILLA WOLF

Pfalz

Founded in 1756, in the Pfalz region of Germany, the Villa Wolf Estate has been a successful and highly regarded winery for more than 260 years. Since 1756, the goal at Villa Wolf has been to produce wines that express the pure, authentic terroir of the Pfalz.

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SCHMITT

Rheinhessen

The Gustav Adolf Schmitt winery was founded in 1618 in the famous town of Nierstein on the Rhine River. Producing wine for nearly 400 years and exporting for nearly 200 years, Schmitt has been the pioneer for German wine exports in oversea countries.

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ITALY


BRANCAIA

Tuscany

          

Brancaia has been owned by the Swiss Widmer family since 1981. What started as a hobby has developed during the last 30 years into one of the top Italian wineries. The initial idea of only producing top quality wines has never changed throughout all these years – other things, of course, have changed a lot.

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MONDO DEL VINO

Italy

The dream of all men is to prolong indefinitely its own personality, leaving an indelible testimony of their lives and of their creation.

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PODERI DEL NESPOLI

Romagna

          

To talk about our wine, we can start with our land: Romagna. It is here that we cultivate our vineyards and have our cellars, in the Bidente Valley

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BARONE MONTALTO

Sicily

          

Barone Montalto produces authentic modern style wines with a Sicilian soul.

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LA VIS

Sicily

     

Barone Montalto produces authentic modern style wines with a Sicilian soul.

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ST PAULS

Tyrol

          

Since 1907 St Pauls has been a leading cooperative wine producer – today including 162 growers in the South Tyrol region.

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VILLA SPARINA

Piedmont

     

Villa Sparina is a winemaking farm located in Monterotondo, Piedmont. Here, we find the heartland of Gavi production – one of Italy’s most authentic and delicious white wines.

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CAFAGGIO

Tuscany

Villa Cafaggio covers some 60 hectares in total, with 30 planted to vineyards and 10 as olive groves. Here in the “golden basin” Cafaggio produces a delicious and celebrated range of Chianti Classico wines.

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FONTANNABIANCA

Piedmont

A specialist in the production of fine Barberesco wines, Fontannabianca farms nearly 35 acres, mostly planted to Nebbiolo grapes.

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FONTELLA

Tuscany

Known for producing exceptional value Chianti wines, Fontella is home to the perfect marriage of old world tradition and modern technology.

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NEW ZEALAND


TE KAIRANGA

Martinborough

     

Te Kaiaranga is located in New Zealand’s Martinborough appellation. Here, the vines grow less vigorously in the cool, breezy conditions, so yields are lower and the flavours more intense. Long dry autumns provide the right balance of warm days (creating ripeness) and cool nights (providing elegance) for producing top quality Pinot Noir and other early-ripening varieties.

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VAVASOUR

Marlborough

 Vavasour is situated in the Awatere Valley – a sub-appellation of Marlborough. Huge boulders, carried down the Awatere River, are strewn across the valley floor. The vineyards are partially protected from the prevailing north-westerly winds by a broad range of mountain peaks. Awatere valley wines are particularly prized for their intense aromatics, ripe flavours, dynamic textures and concentration.

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SOUTH AFRICA


KEN FORRESTER

Stellenbosch

          

Situated on the slopes of the Helderberg Mountain, in the heart of South Africa’s most famous wine region Stellenbosch, Ken Forrester vineyards are commonly referred to as the Home of Chenin Blanc and other premium award-winning wines.

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L’AVENIR

Stellenbosch

          

L’Avenir estate was founded by Mauritian-born, Marc Wiehe, in 1992; prior to which the land had been under vine since the days of Simon van der Stel.

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SPECIALTY


GEKKEIKAN

Japan

     

#1 Selling Sake in BC Established in 1637 in Fushimi, Japan, Gekkeikan is a leader in the sake industry and the nation’s most popular brand.

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KIRIN

Japan

Brewing beer in Japan since 1870 and established in 1907, Kirin Brewery company has always put quality first.

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SPAIN


BODEGAS FAUSTINO

Rioja

Established in Northern Spain’s La Rioja region in 1861, Grupo Faustino is a family owned company in its fourth generation.

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BODEGAS CAMPILLO

Rioja

          

One Bodegas Campillo, situated in the Rioja Alavesa, is a unique property on the Rioja landscape, having established itself as one of the few single-estate properties in this appellation. Inspired by the Bordeaux Chateau concept, this approach results in uniquely terroir driven wines.

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CONDESA DE LEGANZA

La Mancha

A love of the land and estate-owned vineyards have always been the hallmarks of the Faustino Group’s development and growth.

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BODEGAS PORTIA

Ribera del Duero

          

Grupo Faustino began its project in the Ribera del Duero in the 1990s with the purchase of land in the areas of Roa, Gumiel de Izán, Villanueva and Gumiel de Mercado. It then planted vineyards which, after a selection and ripening process, gave rise to Portia 2003, the winerys first wine. Its efforts were rewarded when the wine was given first prize as the Best Tempranillo in the World at the international competition held in Cologne, Germany.

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PORTUGAL


Ramos Pinto

Porto

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U.S.A.


DON SEBESTIANI & SONS

California

          

In 2001, Don Sebastiani and his two sons, Donny and August, established Don Sebastiani & Sons. Today the company is led by Donny Sebastiani, great-grandson of the Sebastiani patriarch. Don Sebastiani & Sons, the Next Generation in Wine, is a purveyor of upscale, moderately priced varietal wines that are sourced from some of the best appellations in California.

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LANCASTER ESTATE

California

          

Lancaster Estate is a family-owned winery, dedicated to crafting wines that are estate grown, produced and bottled. Situated at the southern top of the Alexander Valley AVA, the estate includes 53 acres of vineyards planted to Bordeaux varieties and micro-farmed for maximum quality and accuracy. This estate crafts wines blended exclusively from classic Bordeaux varietals singularly identifiable as Lancaster Estate.

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CHALK HILL

Sonoma

          

 On a spring day in 1972, while piloting his plane over the Russian River, Chalk Hill’s founder, Fred Furth, caught his first view of a natural amphitheatre carved into the hills of eastern Sonoma. His intuition told him the land had the potential to support a world-class vineyard. In 1988, the Chalk Hill sub appellation was established and for nearly four decades, the Chalk Hill Estate has been recognized as one of the premier wine estates in California.

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DELICATO FAMILY VINEYARDS

Lodi & Monterey

     

For more than 90 years, the Indelicato family has been crafting fine wines while assembling a portfolio of world class estate vineyards.

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BLACK STALLION ESTATE WINERY

Napa

          

In July 2007, Black Stallion Estate Winery became the latest addition to the prestigious collection of wineries in the Napa Valley.

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IRONY

Napa

Irony wines exemplify careful selections of grapes from prized vineyards in Napa Valley. They crush and ferment the lots separately, then choose the best for their final blends. These Small Lot Reserve wines proudly display their impressive pedigree while offering a reliable, everyday treat for the discerning wine drinker. It is for these reasons that Irony is now the number one selling Napa Valley wine in Canada.

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FOLEY FAMILY WINES

Paso Robles, Sonoma & Napa

          

Foley Family Wines is committed to producing, marketing and distributing handmade, highly individualistic wines from some of the world’s greatest vineyards.

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ROTH ESTATE

Sonoma

Roth Estate is a family-owned winery dedicated to crafting full-flavored wines grown in exemplary Sonoma County vineyards. Beginning in 2001, Roth committed to producing classic Bordeaux varietals in the southern reaches of Alexander Valley. A decade later the winery expanded its winemaking to include cool-climate varietals from the Sonoma Coast.

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SEBASTIANI

Sonoma

          

Most 90+ Scores in Sonoma County with 100 years of grape growing and winemaking expertise in Sonoma County, Sebastiani is a familly operated wine estate located within the Sonoma Valley sub-appellation whose vineyards are among the oldest in Northern California

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J. CHRISTOPHER

Willamette Valley, Oregon

    

From Jay’s first sip of Burgundy, there was no turning back. Old World wines are what he has always loved to drink. And since starting J. Christopher Wines in 1996, that’s the style of wine he has worked to make here in the New World.

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