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2015 Frederic Esmonin Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits

2015 Frederic Esmonin Bourgogne Hautes Cotes de Nuits

2016 Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Blanc

2016 Les Hauts de Lagarde Bordeaux Blanc

nv Cote Mas Brut Rose Cremant de Limoux St. Hilaire

nv Cote Mas Brut Rose Cremant de Limoux St. Hilaire

2016 Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Rose Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2016 Arrogant Frog Ribet Pink Rose Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2015 Mas Astelia Rose Pastel Pays d’Oc Sud de France

2015 Mas Astelia Rose Pastel Pays d’Oc Sud de France

AR Lenoble Jordan Cuvee Brut Champagne

AR Lenoble Jordan Cuvee Brut Champagne

2012 Chateau d’Angles Classique La Clape Languedoc

2012 Chateau d’Angles Classique La Clape Languedoc

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nv Collet Esprit Couture Brut Champagne

nv Collet Esprit Couture Brut Champagne

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2006 Collet Collection Privee Vintage Brut Champagne

2006 Collet Collection Privee Vintage Brut Champagne

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nv Collet Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

nv Collet Blanc de Blancs Brut Champagne

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nv Collet Seduction Brut Rose Champagne

nv Collet Seduction Brut Rose Champagne

nv Collet Art Deco Iconic Brut Champagne

nv Collet Art Deco Iconic Brut Champagne

Haute Couture Rose French Bubbles

Haute Couture Rose French Bubbles

Haute Couture French Bubbles Blanc

Haute Couture French Bubbles Blanc

nv Locations Corse White Corsica

nv Locations Corse White Corsica

ROSE CHAMPAGNE NOT JUST FOR THE LADIES

ROSE CHAMPAGNE NOT JUST FOR THE LADIES

January/February 2017 Glass of Bubbly Issue 16 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis   Despite the general perception, Rose Champagne is not for ladies only, although the very thought of it brings mouthwatering visions of decadence and frolic to mind. Rose is actually the weightiest and richest of Champagne styles, is made in non-vintage, vintage and luxury […]

LE MESNIL’S RISING STAR

LE MESNIL’S RISING STAR

November/December 2016 Glass of Bubbly Issue 15 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis With a budget of $400 US, or $850, one can easily obtain one of the best Champagnes in the world, a bottle of Salon or Krug Clos de Mesnil. With any luck, the Grand Cru Chardonnay-based bubbly will be expressive, generous and fine, though […]

SMALL DISCOVERIES

SMALL DISCOVERIES

January/February 2016 Glass of Bubbly Issue 10 Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis With its iconic hand painted flower bottle, Perrier Jouet’s Cuvee Belle Epoque, formerly known as Fleur de Champagne, is one of the world’s most recognizable luxury brands, let alone Champagnes. To make their current releases even more memorable, the house teamed up young designers […]

WHERE VIOGNIER SHINES

WHERE VIOGNIER SHINES

October/November 2016 The SOMM Journal planet grape by Master Sommelier Catherine Fallis THE ANCIENT GRAPE IS AT ITS BEST IN CONDRIEU AND SOUTH WEST FRANCE Viognier (vee oh nyay) was grown in the Northern Rhone during the Roman Empire. When the Romans were forced out of Gaul in the 5th Century, the vines remained uncultivated […]

2015 Esprit Gassier Rose Cotes de Provence

2015 Esprit Gassier Rose Cotes de Provence

2017 INTERNATIONAL ALSACE VARIETALS FESTIVAL FEATURING CREMANT D’ALSACE

2017 INTERNATIONAL ALSACE VARIETALS FESTIVAL FEATURING CREMANT D’ALSACE

Planet Grape Wine Review presented this past weekend during the sold out Educational Session at the 2017 International Alsace Varietals Festival, held at the Mendocino Fairgrounds in Boonville amidst the rolling hills and meadows of California’s Anderson Valley. Dr. Liz Thach MW and Fred Swan Diploma WSET joined me for a lively panel presentation of the sparkling […]

OSCAR NIGHT PASSIONFRUIT CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

OSCAR NIGHT PASSIONFRUIT CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

Piper-Heidsieck PRESENTS THE PERFECT CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL FOR OSCAR® NIGHT  Celebrate Awards Season with this Sweet and Sumptuous Passionfruit Cocktail!  Impress your friends and loved ones with the perfect passionfruit Champagne cocktail as you celebrate the Oscars® from home this year.  Made with Piper-Heidsieck, the sole Champagne to be served during the 2017 Academy Awards®, The Seductress […]

2015 Georges DuBouef Jean-Ernest Descombes Morgon Beaujolais

2015 Georges DuBouef Jean-Ernest Descombes Morgon Beaujolais

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2015 Georges DuBouef La Madone Fleurie Cru Beaujolais

2015 Georges DuBouef La Madone Fleurie Cru Beaujolais

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