Champagne - Page 5

  • Wine Stories – NYC

    …, checked his notes, came back with apologies that it was my birthday and that I had booked so far in advance – please come to another table. Perfect. Our server was the amazing Alfredo and he charmed us with his smile and easy way of being. I had a glass of Prosecco ( I hadn’t become the Champagne girl I am now ) and David had a Limoncello on ice. I…

    1 readers - Christine Campbell/ Girls Go Grape
  • Fluolite, an insecticide from 1938

    … Looking at the weather in 1937 - Pdf file for this page 1937 The year there were low yields in many regions like Champagne, Burgundy, Provence and Languedoc in spite of a good weather in spring and summer, no hailstorms and no rain, few criptogamic diseases, the temperature and hygrometry should have encouraged volume and quality. But 1937…

    2 readers - Bertrand Celce/ Wine Terroirs
  • Sharpham Vineyard: More Than Just Wine!

    … Champagne.) RG: What percentage of your production is currently sparkling wine and how important do you see this over the coming years, given the success of English sparkling wine? DS: We now produce 15% sparkling wines per annum from our production of 100,000 bottles per year. RG: What grape varieties do you grow at Sharpham and which ones elsewhere…

    5 readers - Robin Goldsmith/ The Alcohol Professor
  • Sparkling wines of the Limoux AOC

    … an 1100-ha area on the tops of south-facing slopes. These wines are produced using the Champagne method and spend 9 months on lees and three months in bottle post-disgorgement. The 48,000 hl of wine produced attain alcohol levels of 13%. The wines are produced in Brut, demi-sec, doux, and sweet styles. Aromas are evocative of fruits, spring flowers…

    5 readers - Wine -- Mise en abyme
  • Louis Roederer Wine Writers' Awards 2014 winners revealed

    …, beating stiff competition that included the World Atlas of Wine 7th Edition by Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson OBE MW. The other finalists were The Champagne Guide 2014-15, by Decanter contributor Tyson Stelzer, Jura Wine by Wink Lorch and Christie’s World Encyclopedia of Champagne and Sparkling Wine by Tom Stevenson & Essi Avellan MW…

    12 readers - Decanter
  • Lone Hen Winery

    … with Lenoir soon. They currently have 1.5 acres of vines and will have four acres of vineyard when completed. In 2009, Lone Hen Winery officially became a winery. We first saw Lone Hen Winery at the Texas Reds Steak & Grape Festival where the wines being tasted were sparkling wines. At the time, they said they did not have a tasting room yet so I…

    2 readers - Texas Wine Lover
  • Dressed to Kill

    …. As is only befitting an evening of such great import, we popped the cork on a bottle of bubbly to kick off our evening. That is to say, we sabered the cork on a bottle of bubbly. And, naturally, we nibbled on a bit of caviar as well to get into the mood. As one does. 1649. N.V. Montaudon Brut (Reims - AOC Champagne - France) Montaudon…

    2001 Bottles - A Wine Odyssey