Champagne - Page 4

  • Vintage Books Tell the Story of Champagne Cocktails

    … All photos by LeNell Camacho Santa Ana. References to Champagne drinks abound in old newspapers, novels, and cocktail books. Champagne drinks containing brandy and orange liqueurs in the forms of punches and cups can even be found in old cookbook recipe collections, such as Mrs. Beeton’s Book of Household Management first published in 1861…

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  • Episode 253: Blind Sparkling Wine For The New Year

    … Marcal Brut Cava Reserva, the Sokol Blosser Evolution Sparkling Wine, and the Andre Clouet Champagne. // If you’re buying sparkling wine for $25 or less that isn’t from Champagne or California, what do you pick? …

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  • Enough With The Hating On The Champagne Flute!

    … Lovers of the Champagne flute have suffered enough. I, for one, have reached my tippling point. Witness “The Tragic Flute: Why You’re Drinking Champagne All Wrong“. While I truly appreciate the first part of this post’s punny title (Mozart y’all), it’s the latter portion of the headline that gives me pause. The “Why You’re [Doing Something…

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  • A Bubbly Primer For New Year’s Celebrations

    … brand that won is surprisingly packaged in a 250ml can. Barokes Bubbly Cabernet Shiraz Merlot Bin 171 $3 MOSCATO photo courtesy Mondo del Gusto No matter how some snobby types might balk at the floral sweetness of moscato, it is here and it is here to stay for mass appeal and as a brunch fave. The 4th Annual New York International Wine…

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  • The Wines of Champagne – with Jacquart

    … ‘Tis the season, as they say, so we thought we’d finish up the year with a show featuring one of our favorite wines – Champagne! The Jacquart story began in the early 1960s, as an effort by the Champagne growers’ to control their own destiny. Rather than selling their grapes or juice to the large Champagne houses, a small group of growers…

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  • Xmas::NY Interweek & Xmas Tasting

    … should be an open house with guests arriving at will. Lots off eats offset the preponderance of holiday cheer. We focused on wines and champagnes. There were no duds. Here is what we managed to keep track of. Three Italian wines set the mark for winners bing bing bang. The first wine opened was the one in the center 2008 Cortones Brunello di…

    The Best of Winesin Riesling Chardonnay- 3 readers -
  • The Champagnes of James Bond and Rappers: Bollinger and Cristal

    … managers, and travelling abroad to open new markets. She was head of the House of Roederer for forty-three years, until 1975, when her grandson, Jean-Claude Rouzaud, took on the role. Today, the house also makes highly regarded sparkling wine in California. Today, the merits of Cristal, Roederer’s flagship Champagne have been put to lyrics in the rap…

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  • Eleven 11th hour holiday bubbles

    …, from settling political disputes, to diffusing bombs, to shopping. Its origins are Matthew 20:6. “And about the eleventh hour he went out, and found others standing idle, and saith unto them, Why stand ye here all the day idle?” If it’s Sparkling you want or Champagne you need, stand up and be counted. The choices are all around you. First…

    Michael Godel/ Godelloin Pinot Noir Chardonnay- 4 readers -
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