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First taste: Ornellaia 2018

February 11, 2021

Decanter highlighted the reveal of Ornellaia 2018 in a dedicated feature, inclusive of a 96 point review. Approaching its 40th anniversary, writer Aldo Fiordelli admires that in this “relatively short […]

Big in Bolgheri: A Live Chat with Ornellaia’s Axel Heinz

January 27, 2021

Wine Spectator Senior Editor Bruce Sanderson caught up with Ornellaia’s star winemaker, Axel Heinz, on Straight Talk, the publication’s twice weekly Instagram Live interview series. The engaging interview covered several […]

88 Holiday Gift Ideas That Declare Living Large the New Normal

November 25, 2020

Bloomberg featured Ornellaia 2017 in its ultimate holiday gift guide, selecting the wine “for grape juice junkies” as the perfect addition to a cozy day off at home. Wine contributor […]

Wine Spectator Tasting Report: The Power of Tuscany

October 22, 2020

Wine Spectator features Ornellaia, Masseto, Petrolo and Le Macchiole in senior editor Bruce Sanderson’s latest Tuscan vintage report. The blistering heat, severe storms, frost and drought of the 2017 vintage […]

Wine of the Week: Ornellaia Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2018

October 2, 2020

The Telegram features Ornellaia Le Volte dell’Ornellaia 2018 as the wine of the week. Columnist Al Vuona dicusess winemaking from the ground up, exploring the planting, cultivating and harvesting of […]

The Second Wine of Iconic Super Tuscan Ornellaia Starts to Come into its Own

September 29, 2020

Forbes Magazine praises Super Tuscan estate Ornellaia for their twenty years of the “second wine,” Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia. The piece includes a substantial interview with estate director, Axel Heinz, […]

Instagram Live: Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia 2018

September 25, 2020

Ornellaia’s winemaker, Azel Heniz, will be going live on the winery’s Instagram account next Thursday, October 1st at 6PM CET (12PM EST). Tune in for the live session for the […]

Top 100 Italian White Wines for the Summer

July 24, 2020

As part of his extensive program of content on Italian wines, James Suckling rounds his top 100 Italian white wines to enjoy this summer. The list proudly boasts several wine […]

Mark Oldman & wine.com Drink Like Billionaires

June 10, 2020

On Tuesday, retailer wine.com’s Gwendolyn Osborn hosted writer Mark Oldman for a conversation revolving around four spectacular wines in the VINTUS portfolio.

LIVE with Axel Heinz

May 8, 2020

VINTUS Master Sommelier Craig Collins interviews Ornellaia Estate Director Axels Heinz about some pressing questions centered on climate change in Tuscany and abroad. What effects have we already seen in the vineyards? […]

Ageing Italian Whites: A (Patient) Wine Lover’s Guide

May 1, 2020

Decanter’s Italian expert, Aldo Fiordelli, focuses on surprising Italian wines that are well worth aging. Acknowledging that Italian whites are commonly recognized for their bountiful quantity and fresh style, he […]

How This Leading Tuscan Estate Uses Art to Communicate Wine

April 17, 2020

Forbes Magazine highlights Ornellaia as both one of Italy’s leading wine estates and a faithful patron of the arts. While it is no surprise that the legendary Super Tuscan producer […]

Bolgheri at 25: A Retrospective

April 7, 2020

In honor of Bolgheri’s first quarter-century, Decanter’s Richard Buadains reflects on the powerful Tuscan crown jewel. Although the region stretches a mere 13km, the small DOC is home to extremely […]

Big Visions: Axel Heinz

April 3, 2020

In part three of GuildSomm’s “Big Visions” podcast series, Bryce Wiatrak interviews Axel Heniz, Winemaker and Estate Director of the iconic Super Tuscan labels Ornellaia and Masseto. The two talk […]

Ornellaia Keeps Calm and Carries On

March 12, 2020

Wine-Searcher’s James Lawrence interviews Ornellaia estate director Axel Heinz about the challenges of the 2017 Bolgheri vintage and the current coronavirus lock-down. Heinz comments that the lockdown is strange, “living in a […]

Is Le Serre Nuove Italy’s Best Second Wine?

January 16, 2020

Decanter Magazine‘s Aldo Fiordelli makes the case that Ornellaia’s ‘little brother’ Le Serre Nuove dell Ornellaia might just be Italy’s best second wine. At the end of November, Fiordelli had […]

The Little Wine That Could: Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia

December 14, 2019

The San Francisco Examiner’s latest printed wine column focuses on Le Serre Nuove dell’Ornellaia’s 20th anniversary 2017 vintage. This dedicated story on Ornellaia spotlights Olga Fusari and delves into how […]

The Best Tuscan Wines You’ve Never Heard Of

December 14, 2019

Food & Wine contributor Brian Freedman’s latest story highlights 11 Tuscan wines worth discovering that aren’t Super Tuscans or Chianti, including Ornellaia 2017 Poggio Alle Gazze. Of the wine, he […]

2019 Top 100 Wines of France, Italy and New Zealand

December 5, 2019

James Suckling has released his timely end-of-year “Top 100 Wines of 2019”  lists for France, Italy, and New Zealand. These lists serve to highlight exceptional estates that have produced wines […]

Bolgheri Reds at 25: Growing Up

November 27, 2019

In The World of Wine’s newest print, Jim Clarke reflects on Bolgheri’s history in the spirit of the  25th anniversary of the establishment of the coastal DOC. In the not-so-distant […]