Michel Chapoutier is the ultimate overachiever. Not only do his thrilling single-vineyards set the benchmark for the entire Rhône Valley, but he also produces some of the best value wines on the…

‘Les Vignes de Bila Haut 2012 is another smoking effort that will top anyone’s value list,’ says Jeb Dunnuck of the Wine Advocate. A previous number 38 on Wine Spectator’s…

The string of great Rhône vintages continues with a recent review of the 2012 Chapoutiers, now offered en-primeur. Chapoutier’s old-vine, biodynamically-farmed SPs (Sélections Parcellaires) only yield 300-800 cases each. They are made…

2014 will be a tough year for buying imported wine as the Rand slides past its worst levels in history against the Euro. Bordeaux, Burgundy and other famed European regions…

Wine Spectator recently asked renowned producer Michel Chapoutier for his thoughts on the Roussillon region – an undervalued appellation in Southern France that is producing rich, concentrated reds at affordable prices….