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Covid-19 update: A message from Suzanne Chambers

/ March 17, 2020

Dear Partners,

The daily news facing each of us individually and professionally is daunting.  As communities begin to close to “shelter in place” we are taking precautions for the Chambers family and doing our very best to support you, our valued partners.  At present we are taking things one day at a time, as I am sure you are. 

Given the evolving nature of the Covid 19 impact we have asked our office staff to work remotely, our sales reps will be...read more

Oppose Tariffs on Imported Wine from the E.U.

/ December 24, 2019

Chambers & Chambers proudly represents many producers from all throughout Europe and has been doing so since 1973. With the risk of tariffs rising to 100%, the already stifling current issue at hand of tariffs would now be affecting more regions as well as sparkling wines. The wine industry has no business in these trade wars, and with the introduction of more devastating tariffs, international wines are being forced out of a market that does not wish to see them go.

We encourage...read more

Clos Henri featured in Forbes

/ August 13, 2019

Forbes selected the 2018 Clos Henri Petit Clos as one of the 10 Sauvignon Blanc to kickstart August!

"The eighth month of the year is nearly here and in the northern hemisphere, August is one of the hot ones! Because white wine is served chilled — 50 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit — diners and wine consumers are apt to open bottles all summer. There's loads of versatility in this category, from gastronomic wines to pair with dinner, to cocktail-friendly refreshers for...read more

David Ramey and the Evolution of Chardonnay - I'll Drink to That! Wine Podcast

/ July 19, 2019

"David Ramey is the founder and co-owner of Ramey Wine Cellars and Sidebar Cellars, both based in Sonoma County, California.

David shares his career path in California wineries from Simi, to Matanzas Creek, Chalk Hill, Dominus Estate, Rudd Estate, and starting wine labels of his own. While discussing those various work experiences, David also shares what he learned at each point, and how this would evolve into his winemaking approach today. He goes grape variety by variety,...read more

Albariño Spotlighted in the New York Times

/ July 8, 2019

Eric Asimov of The New York Times puts a spotlight on Albariño and Forjas del Salnes on the map. 

★★½ Leirana Rías Baixas Albariño Forjas del Salnes 2017 Bright yet tightly coiled, with steely acidity; aromas and flavors of flowers and citrus. (Olé Imports, New Rochelle, N.Y.)

Check out this article and read more about Forjas...read more

Cavas Naveran Double Featured In "Eight of the Best Cavas Under $15"

/ July 5, 2019

In the world of sparkling wines, Cava is the best alternative to its expensive French cousin, Champagne. Old soils, striking acidity and secondary fermentation in the bottle create complexity in these bubbles. 

Cavas Naveran wines deliver value from their sustainably farmed vines. This family run winery's rosé and brut were just featured in Vinepair's "Eight of the Best...read more

Lail Vineyards J. Daniel Cuvee: 1997-2016

/ May 3, 2019

Lail Vineyards’ J. Daniel Cuvée, Robin Lail’s 21st-century interpretation of her family’s famed Cabernet-based wines of the past, has never been better than it is today.

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Bokisch featured in the Wine Spectator!

/ November 21, 2018

Lodi Appellation gaining recognition as world class wine region

LODI, CA – Markus Bokisch enjoyed introducing Wine Spectator’s Aaron Romano to the vineyards and people of Lodi, California. Bokisch, owner and grower of Bokisch Vineyards, and Romano toured the region’s diversity and took in some of the 110,000 acres of wine grapes that form the Lodi American Viticultural Area.

In the December issue of Wine Spectator, America’s...read more

Destinations Portfolio Tasting Featured in The Maui News!

/ November 19, 2018

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, Maui News dining editor, Carla Tracy, jumped at the chance to “talk turkey” about wine & pairings with Suzanne Chambers, winemakers, and winery representatives at our annual Portfolio Tasting event this past Wednesday!

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Wine Spectator reveals Top 10 wines of 2018

/ November 14, 2018

The countdown is on! The Wine Spectator is slowly revealing its top 10 picks for best wines of the year and, so far, we've learned that the 2016 Aubert Larry Hyde & Sons Chardonnay is #6 on the list.

"Voluptuous and creamy, with densely packed flavors of apple pastry, pear tart and peach and hints of mango that are long and rich. The plush, complex finish is filled with notes of spice and dried herbs", says critic Kim Marcus about the wine. The Larry Hyde...read more