Founded in Reims in 1808, Champagne Henriot celebrated its 200th birthday in 2008; joining the very exclusive circle of independent 200-year old family owned and managed champagne houses. Over the years Champagne Henriot has cultivated a unique style of its own, guided only by the pursuit of the rich, pure expression of Chardonnay. “Time is our ally and patience our secret” says Joseph Henriot. “They are the fundamental elements to our success.”


Founded in 1731, Maison Bouchard Père & Fils is one of Burgundy’s oldest wine merchant houses. Over the centuries, the House has been devoted to acquiring highly renowned parcels: 130 hectares of vines in the heart of the Côte d’Or - 12 classified as Grand Crus and 74 as Premier Crus.


With a family history in the Chablis region dating back to the 1700’s, William Fèvre announced his first harvest in 1959. With its 47 hectares (115 acres) Domaine, more than half are in Chablis Premier Cru (12 hectares) and Grand Cru (15.2 hectares), William Fèvre owns the widest array of Grands Crus in Chablis.


Villa Ponciago is a centuries old domain with an ancient history; the first traces and its Latin name date back to AD 949. In 2008 the Henriot family purchased the domain in Fleurie, together with 48 hectares of prime vineyards; a total of 214 historically demarcated parcels that were previously classified as Premiers Crus and Premiere Classe.


The Corsini family acquired the Renaissance era Le Corti in 1427 and Tenuta Marsiliana in 1886. In 1992, Prince Duccio Corsini took over Le Corti, and transformed the estate; in 1995 he turned his attention south to Marsiliana. Both wineries have undergone significant improvements and now produce world-class wines.


For 26 generations, the Venerosi Pesciolini family has been growing vines with a deep respect for tradition and terroir in the Colline Pisane area of Tuscany. Since 1996 Countess Ginevra Venerosi Pesciolini has run the estate; certified organic by Suolo e Salute and employing biodynamic principles since 2006.


Bodegas Luis Cañas is a family-owned winery that dates back to 1928, although the family has been in the wine business for more than two centuries. Situated in the heart of Rioja Alavesa; and run today by Juan Luis Cañas, the estate comprises 90 hectares (222 acres), the average age of the vines is 40 years old.


In 1996, Jose Antonio Merayo created this winery in the Spanish appellation D.O. Rueda. The region enjoys a privileged climate with hot, dry days and cool nights that result in grapes with perfectly balanced levels of sugar and acidity. Val de Vid owns 20 hectares (50 acres) of vineyards, planted exclusively with the Verdejo variety.