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Champagne Basics

October 18, 2019 marks the 10th anniversary of #ChampagneDay, a yearly social media celebration made possible by Champagne lovers from around the world." Comité Champagne We provide some recommendations for Champagne Day in our October newsletter (Link). Read on for some champagne basics that will help you understand these magical bubbles, and impress your friends! Location: Champagne is the name of a winemaking region in France. It is about 100 miles east of Paris. Smaller than the state of...

Wine Notes 9/25/19: DOMAINE PIERRE GUILLEMOT SAVIGNY-LÈS-BEAUNE BLANC “DESSUS LES GOLLARDES” 2015

Wine: Domaine Pierre Guillemot SAVIGNY-LÈS-BEAUNE BLANC “DESSUS LES GOLLARDES" 2015 Region: Burgundy, France Grapes: 70% Pinot Blanc and 30% Chardonnay Price: $45 Taste: This wine has an appealing chalky texture with flavors of papayas, lemons and apricots. Pairs with: This wine is exceptional. A real conversation starter. Open this when you’re looking for an interesting thought-provoking wine to share with friends. FYI: Most white wines from Burgundy are Chardonnay dominant. Domaine Pierre Guillemot uses mostly Pinot Blanc to create this unique blend. To learn more about wines from Burgundy, read...

WINE LIST TIP: ITALIAN EDITION

Sometimes you're looking at a list and you don't know where to start! While there are variations to every list (maybe varietal may come first, etc.), here's a breakdown of how two wine examples could be listed as on a list: Tenuta Sant'Antonio, Scaia, Garganega Chardonnay Blend, Veneto, 2017 Let's separate it into five parts: (1) Tenuta Sant'Antonio, (2) Scaia, (3) Garganega Chardonnay Blend, (4) Veneto, (5) 2017 (1) is the producer of the wine (2) is the name of the wine (3) is the type...