IMPORTING & DISTRIBUTING THE BEST IN CLASS
Candid Wines is a labor of love. We work to identify producers who translate the magic of their place into wines we love to share. We work to earn the trust and respect of our customers whose efforts elevate and honor our wines. And as a family-owned, independent importer, we work to be unmatched when it comes to service and quality delivered. We welcome you to experience our portfolio and taste the fruits of our labor.
MEET LOUIS CHENU PÉRE ET FILLES
Juliette and Caroline Chenu manage their family-run winery in the heart of Savigny-lès-Beaune. Founded in 1914 and led by two sisters, Louis Chenu Pere et Filles is a benchmark in the region. Located just minutes from the most well known sites in all of Burgundy, these Premiere Cru Pinot Noir represent stunning value.
HANDPICKING PRODUCERS GLOBALLY
Roughly 75% of our portfolio comes from certified organic or Biodynamic vineyards. 100% of our portfolio comes from winemakers who are deeply thoughtful about the choices made in the vineyard and all of the externalities of those choices.
Learn about our Producers, their stories, and what we're adding to our portfolio.
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JEAN-MARC CHARPENTIER: CHAMPIONING BIODYNAMIC FARMING IN CHAMPAGNE'S MARNE VALLEY
Making the case for the Marne For two decades, Jean-Marc Charpentier has worked to change the world's perception of the Marne Valley, an...
LES SAUCOURS, WHITE SAVIGNY-LÈS-BEAUNE: LOUIS CHENU PÈRE ET FILLES
Chardonnay is a minority of the plantings in Savigny-Lès-Beaune. This organically grown version from old vines is called Les Saucours, from
AUX CLOUS, PREMIER CRU BURGUNDY: LOUIS CHENU PÈRE ET FILLES
Louis Chenu Père et Filles Aux Clous is an organically grown Premiere Cru Pinot Noir from Savigny-Lès-Beaune in Burgundy, France.
LES LAVIÈRES, PREMIER CRU BURGUNDY: LOUIS CHENU PÈRE ET FILLES
Wines from Louis Chenu Pere et Filles 1er Cru Les Lavières vineyard in Savigny-Lès-Beaune deliver fresh, red-fruited Pinot Noir.
THE RICH HISTORY OF DOMAINE GUIBERTEAU
Discover the rich history of Domaine Guiberteau and how Romain went from selling grapes to becoming one of the world's best winemakers.
IS THE WILLAMETTE VALLEY CABERNET FRANC'S NEW HOME?
Chad and Bree - a fascinating new way to approach pyrazines, the compound that make some wines taste like green bell pepper or jalapeños.
RIESLING FROM BRANDSTADT: PETER VEYER MALBERG
Peter Veyer Malberg explains the history, location and geology of his Brandstatt Vineyard that he has carved out of the side of a mountain.
WHAT IS GRÜNER VELTLINER?
We asked Michael Malat, and his father, Gerald Malat, of Weingut Malat of Austria to describe the grape that has made their region famous.
BIRTH OF A WINE: SORTING AND DESTEMMING PINOT NOIR AT THE SCHERRER WINERY
12 months of work leads to one magic moment for winemaker, Fred Scherrer: The day when Pinot Noir arrives at the Scherrer Winery.
HOW TO TASTE CHAMPAGNE (PIERRE MONCUIT)
Learn how to taste champagne like a pro with the help of Madame Nicole Moncuit and her daughter Valerie Charpentier.
NEWS + ARTICLES
Education is one of our many passions coupled with video stories about our Producers. Learn together with us as we explore the many beautiful facets of the wine industry and celebrate those who take a big part in it.
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