Piper-Heidsieck Champagne – Celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood

Today the legendary French Champagne house Piper-Heidsieck revealed its Art-Deco inspired limited edition magnum to commemorate the Golden Age of Hollywood.  Piper-Heidsieck will be the sole Champagne … [Read more...]

Celebrate World Champagne Day 2017

Today October 20th, 2017 is the eighth annual World Champagne Day, a celebration of bubbles.  There are many beautiful sparkling wines around the world, but only Champagne is from Champagne France, … [Read more...]

Time in a Bottle – Femme de Champagne Duval-Leroy

What were you doing in 1996, 1995, or 1990?  Julien Duval-Leroy asks this question as we taste through three wonderful vintage Duval-Leroy Femme de Champagne.  These three Champagnes took me back in … [Read more...]

I’ll have the Champagne but hold the sugar!

Over the past year I have been noticing a trend in the type of Champagne that I have been enjoying.  I find myself enjoying Champagnes that are bone dry.  I believe that it is not just me, but that … [Read more...]

Let’s start Champagnuary with a BAM!

Let's begin January(a.k.a Champagnuary) with a BAM, and I mean literally a BAM!.  I chose to pop open my most exciting new discovery of 2015 to begin the Champagnuary celebrations,  Tarlant Brut … [Read more...]

Celebrate The New Year All Month Long – Champagnuary

The beginning of 2016 started off with beautiful bubbles.  My wine group kicked off the year with a blind tasting of bubbly from around the world.  It couldn't have been a more fun, festive and … [Read more...]

Wines to Pair With Your Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday of the year, as it marks the beginning of an extended period of parties and celebrations.  I especially love Thanksgiving as it bring my family from near and far, … [Read more...]