Champagne - Page 4

  • La Sibilla: Lessons in Salt and Acidity

    … a bottle of this wine in your fridge! I also found a beautiful 2-minute video created by Farm+Cellar, an amazing marketing group dedicated to wine and agricultural endeavors. These vidoes are truly the next best thing to actually walking the vineyards with these producers. Watch this- if only just to see what a 100-year-old Falanghina vine tree…

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

    … First, let me just say that was a blockbuster of an episode. Wow. So many major monologues, so many feels. Also, I learned what Eiffel Towering is. Yes, I had to Google it. Does that make me an old? A prude? Both? I don’t know. I am, however, fairly certain that Karen Grant was not sipping wine during that fateful party. But hopefully when she…

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  • #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. …

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  • Top Champagne Tasting of 2014

    … at every level of Pol Roger's champagnes, including their non-vintage and the various vintage cuvees. If in doubt, you cannot go wrong with this producer. But the other two - Nicolas Feuillatte "Palmes d'Or" 2002 and Mousse Fils Millesime Brut 2008 were pleasant surprises. Generally, Feuillatte is not mentioned in the same league with other top…

    Iron Chevsky/ The Iron Chevsky Wine Blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 1 readers -
  • Returning Home from Cava to Champagne

    … offered some yeast notes similar to freshly baked bread. There were also apple notes and a small persistent stream of bubbles. The sparkling wine was crisp with 12% alcohol. The wine was a blend of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier Once home, I decided to do some research on the price of this champagne. I was surprised to see the average price…

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  • 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…

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  • From VINTAGES for Thanksgiving, in wine and with song

    … – A Sancerre Thanksgiving The consistency with which wine picks jive from one year to the next is self-consciously and self-prophecy predicting, to be sure, with Chile and California making repeat appearances. New and bold in choice for 2014 is the idea that “now you say Morocco and that makes me smile. I haven’t seen Morocco in a long, long while…

    Michael Godel/ Godelloin Pinot Noir Merlot Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • Alquimie: The Most Ravishing Drinks Magazine in the World?

    …. Food, 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…

    Lauren Mowery/ CHASING THE VINE- 3 readers -
  • 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…

    Richard Auffrey/ The Passionate Foodie- 5 readers -
  • 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 with flour.

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

    … drink wine. When I 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…

    Mad about Winein Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 5 readers -
  • A Peek into the Mark Anthony Wine Portfolio

    … (SPEC $12.99) – Light honey and toast aromas. Light body, with bright stone fruit and lemon/lime flavours. Dry with medium acidity, and exciting minerality on the finish. A fantastic price for this wine. Rating: Aveleda Alvarinho, 2013, Portugal (SPEC $24.99) – This wine is made from the Alvarinho grape in Portugal. The grape is also known as Albarino…

    Karl Mywinepal/ MyWinePalin Riesling Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • Champagne Chronicles – Day 3

    …] and Brut Prestige [now called Cuvée Volupté]. The wines don’t go through malolactic fermentation, which gives them the nerve and aging potential that most Cumières Champagnes lack. When you talk to the well-educated young Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy, you understand that this is a family that cares passionately about wine.” (Source) Geoffroy is a grower…

    Martin Redmond/ ENOFYLZ Wine Blogin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 4 readers -