Champagne

    Esterlin Champagne Brut Champagne seems like a good excuse to...

    Esterlin Champagne Brut Champagne seems like a good excuse to dress up like a medieval lady. Yeast, toasted bread, lemon, and white florals on the no ...

    7 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

    Rocking out with the 2014 WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada

    WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada 2014 The results are in. Closure has come. Category champions and Judge’s picks are now live. The highly regarded WineAlign World Wine Awards of Canada is categorized and justified as a “must enter” for winemakers and vintners who want to be a part of a genuine, above-board wine competition.

    7 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello

      The death of the Tasting Note and a damn fine Champagne.

      Mad about Wine - - 5 readers - The Tasting note has become an institution and the most logic form of describing a wine. In it we try to unfold the character of the wine by fragmenting it’s components. A good taster have the ability to distinctively spot the most detailed aromatic/flavour notes of the wine and some can even visualize the wine for you, by using creative metaphors.

      St. Pancras Grand Champagne Bar Becomes Searcys Champagne Bar, UK

      schiller-wine - - 5 readers - Pictures: St. Pancras Champagne Bar Now and Before. The Eurostar provides a very comfortable way of traveling from Paris to London in a little bit more than 2 hours. You leave at the Gare du Nord in Paris and you arrive at St. Pancras, the new railway station close to King’s Cross, in London. St. Pancras Champagne Bar situated just next to the tracks were the Eurostar arrives and leaves.

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      The Passionate Foodie - - 5 readers - I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) One of my favorite restaurants, Bergamot , will soon be hosting a special Champagne dinner, highlighting a rare Grower Champagne.

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      La Sibilla: Lessons in Salt and Acidity

      …Photo by Oliver McCrum- Falanghina and Salty Fried Fish. One of my favorite terroir-minded producers from the area around Naples is La Sibilla, a winery owned and operated by 5 generations of the Di Meo family. I love Southern Italian wines, especially from Campania. This is where you can go deep into Italy’s history, and uncover the really…

      1 readers - By Joanie Karapetian/ Italian Wine Geek

      scandal wine recap: don’t go changing – your drink

      … the President’s daughter from a party. When I had to escape parties in high school, I ran through suburban lawns. It would have been way easier with the helicopter OPA secures. interlude: Wait, Olivia Is Drinking and It’s NOT Wine Moment That’s right, Liv is back in the Oval where the sexual tension is palpable and the scotch has been poured. Do you think…

      3 readers - By grapefriend

      #ChampagneDay: October 24th, 2014

      …#ChampagneDay: October 24th, 2014 October 17, 2014 by admin Coming up on October 24th is #ChampagneDay. What will you have in your glass? Make sure you tweet using the hashtag #ChampagneDay. Did you know that Cremant is sparkling wine made in the méthode champenoise but outside of the Champagne region? Cremants may also use other grapes than the traditional Champagne varietals.…

      3 readers - By Wine Diva Lifestyle

      Top Champagne Tasting of 2014

      …The 10th annual Institute of Masters of Wine (IMW) North America Champagne event roared through San Francisco at the end of September. Held in the gorgeous Ferry Building at Market One, with the largest concentration of venerable masters of wine (MW's) in one room that I'd ever seen, this continues to be my favorite champagne tasting of the year…

      1 readers - By Iron Chevsky/ The Iron Chevsky Wine Blog

      Returning Home from Cava to Champagne

      …After discovering cava for two weeks it was time to leave Barcelona and return home. Our flight home was less direct than our flight from Baltimore to Barcelona via JFK. To go home we had to fly from Barcelona to Paris then onto Detroit, then onto Baltimore. This was not a very direct flight. The first leg of the journey was delayed in Barcelona…

      3 readers - By Wine Trail Traveler

      1995 Champagne Drappier Cuvée du Millénaire 2000 Brut Vintage...

      …1995 Champagne Drappier Cuvée du Millénaire 2000 Brut Vintage champagne is always a treat. This one’s got some oxidized notes of apple cider, button mushrooms, and white nuts. Hints of lemon, brown sugar, and pie crust for a tarte tatin. Nice mousse (bubbles). 3/5 bones $$$$ Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier 12% abv Champagne, FRANCE…

      4 readers - By Shiba Sommelier

      Kate Moss makes a Champagne A-cup

      …Kate Moss has launched a new line of champagne stemware taken from a mold of her breast. The model famously displayed her skin-and-bone frame (topless) in ads for Calvin Klein’s Obsession. Which might lead one to think the champagne coupe is called the A-cup? But apparently not. The coupe was purportedly modeled on Marie Antoinette’s breast…

      1 readers - By Tyler Colman/ Dr Vino's wine blog

      From VINTAGES for Thanksgiving, in wine and with song

      … but if “you say Morocco and that makes me smile,” I’ll know I’ve just had a taste of something fine. Tasted August 2014 @TandemSelection Argyros Assyrtiko 2013, Santorini, Greece (387365, $19.95, WineAlign) This Assyrtiko has a small bass note, down below, beneath the snare and the jump back. It causes quite a Rufus rumpus. Its got sax notes that drive…

      4 readers - By Michael Godel/ Godello

      Alquimie: The Most Ravishing Drinks Magazine in the World?

      …, integral to the experience of drink, also receives treatment: this quarter, author Tony Tan explores the sub-regional cuisines of China. In a section devoted to tasting and reporting on spirits and wine called The Palate, they review boutique Champagne, consider the nuances of vodka (nuance being the operative word), and compare notes on several…

      3 readers - By Lauren Mowery/ CHASING THE VINE

      Thirsty Thursday: Birthday Champagne Challenge at Paley’s Place LeMaire

      … in. The world turns amber. Then out come two glasses of Crèmant de Bourgogne: Burgundy’s affordable answer to Champagne. From Clotilde Davenne, it tastes snappy, citric, a touch saline, and utterly refreshing. This leads us to a challenge: she wants the five course, totally unknown chef’s menu, and I want the Red Wine-Braised Freekeh & Delicata…

      1 readers - By Aaron Bartels/ WAYWARD WINE

      Thursday Sips & Nibbles

      …I am back again with a new edition of Thursday Sips & Nibbles, my regular column where I highlight some interesting wine and food items that are upcoming. ********************************************************** 1) One of my favorite restaurants, Bergamot , will soon be hosting a special Champagne dinner, highlighting a rare Grower Champagne…

      5 readers - By Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie

      The other champagne grapes

      …The leaf on the right is from a Pinot Meunier vine at Champagne Bernard Mante. The underside looks whiter than the other leaf, because there are little white-colored hairs on it. These hairs help keep insects away, and also give the plant its name. “Meunier” means “miller” as in flour miller, and it look like the underside of the leaf is dusted…

      1 readers - By Vine Art ... from the palate of first vine wine online

      The death of the Tasting Note and a damn fine Champagne.

      … work – I am “what” and I need that contrast when it comes to wine. Let’s end it here – despite the subject holds more nuances. It’s a blog – not a novel ;-). But before we end – as the headline promised – I’ll give you a tasting note on a spectacular Champagne. 2009 Benoît Lahaye “Le Jardin de la Grosse Pierre” Blend: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier, Pinot…

      5 readers - By Mad about Wine

      A Peek into the Mark Anthony Wine Portfolio

      … Hunter Shiraz, 2010, Australia (SPEC $59.99) – Smoky, red & black cherries, and vanilla aromas. Medium body, with medium plus acidity and nice minerality. Dry with ripe raspberries, plums, and vanilla. Softer tannins. A very nice wine. Rating: Tyrrells Wines Vat 9 Hunter Shiraz 2010 Like this: Like Loading... Related Tags: antinori australia…

      3 readers - By Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePal

      Champagne Chronicles – Day 3

      … is doing my favorite was the 2007 Empreinte Brut Premier Cru. It’s a blend of 76 % pinot noir, 13%chardonnay, and 11% Pinot Meunier that were all fermented in large oak foudres. It’s a well-balanced wine with apple, pear, and bread dough aromas, and apple, toasted almond, and mineral flavors and a long finish. It’d be fantastic with seafood dishes…

      4 readers - By Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blog