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Vinfolio Releases 2021 Holiday Fine Wine Buying Guide


Napa, California | December 1, 2021 – Vinfolio, one of the country’s leading fine wine companies, recently released a comprehensive Fine Wine Buying Guide for 2021’s holiday season. As the U.S.’s largest fine wine marketplace, as well as a storage facility and investment advisor, Vinfolio has access to the world’s best bottles—with more than 5,000 in-stock options right now that are ready to ship, right to the recipient’s door. The Fine Wine Buying Guide, Holidays 2021 Edition can be downloaded here at Vinfolio.com.

The 2021 holiday season is expected to be a record one, so the Vinfolio team suggests buying and shipping wines early to ensure pre-holiday arrival. Insuring shipments is also recommended.

Vinfolio’s wine recommendations for gifting, drinking, and celebrating this holiday season include:

  • Gifting
    • Bordeaux: An incredible investment and wow-worthy gift selection, Bordeaux wines will always impress.
      • 2010 Château Lafite Rothschild
      • 2009 Château Canon
      • Château Pontet-Canet Vertical: 2016, 2015, and 2014 vintages
    • Cult California Wines: From the recently released 2018 vintage to aged and rare finds, Vinfolio has a vast selection of California Cabernets and blends on its site. 
      • 2018 Opus One 
      • NV Opus One Overture – 2021 Release
      • 2019 Realm The Bard
      • 2017 BOND Trio: Quella, St. Eden, and Vecina
    • Super Tuscans: Incredibly powerful and long-lived fine wines, Super Tuscans make great value-driven gifts.
    • Fine Australian Wines: From producer-sourced Penfolds to exclusive Clarendon Hills stock, send loved ones something different this season.
      • 2016 Clarendon Hills Astralis
  • Drinking
    • Burgundy: For an enchanting selection that pairs with almost any holiday meal, consider stocking up on fine Burgundy wines.
    • California Pinot Noir: Like red Burgundy, California Pinot Noir wines are lighter bodied and can easily pair with an array of foods.
    • Brunello di Montalcino: A perfect pairing for holiday meats, Tuscany’s Brunello di Montalcino not only offers wines with incredible nuance and complexity but also impressive age-worthiness.
      • 2015 San Filippo Brunello di Montalcino Le Lucere Riserva
  • Celebrating
    • Champagne: Pop the cork on some of the world’s finest Champagne wines this season from producers like Dom Perignon, Bollinger, Taittinger, and Billecart-Salmon.
      • 2008 Billecart-Salmon Brut Rosé Cuvée Elisabeth Salmon
    • Sweet Wines: Sink into the good moments with a luscious sweet wine selection.
      • Château d’Yquem Trio: 2007, 2014, and 2018
      • 2017 Porto Trio: Taylor Fladgate, Fonseca, and Dow’s
    • Rare Finds: It can be challenging to acquire the world’s more exclusive wines. Thankfully, Vinfolio offers a selection of premium, difficult-to-procure bottlings including large-format bottles, aged wines, and 100-point finds.

About Vinfolio

Vinfolio transforms how the fine wine community buys, sells, manages, and enjoys fine wine with advanced cellar management technology, fine wine storage facilities, and a direct-to-consumer ecommerce platform. Combined, these systems empower the fine wine enthusiast to acquire highly collectible wine directly from producers, purchase and sell wine from Vinfolio’s collector marketplace, stay on top of every bottle in their cellar, and engage with other fine wine collectors, industry influencers, and winemakers—all in one seamless experience.

Vinfolio is majority-owned by Executive Chairman Don St. Pierre Jr. and his business partner and good friend Allan Warburg, co-founder and co-CEO of Bestseller Fashion Group China. St. Pierre is the recipient of numerous wine industry accolades, including being named number seven on Decanter magazine’s 2011 Top 50 global wine industry power players and selected by Wine Enthusiast Magazine as the 2011 International Man of the Year. In 2012, the French government awarded St. Pierre Jr. the degree of Knight in the French Ordre du Mérite Agricole, and in 2015, he was appointed as a member of the supervisory board of Vinexpo Overseas. Vinfolio’s ownership also includes Jean-Michel Valette, who chairs the Education and Examination Board (EEB) of the Institute of Masters of Wine and is former chairman of Robert Mondavi Corporation and Peet’s Coffee.

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