Wine of the Week: Bailly Lapierre Cremant de Bourgogne NV

My wine of the week for Wine Wednesday is Bailly Lapierre's Cremant de Bourgogne NV. I tried this wine early in September at the Regal Wine Imports portfolio tasting. I found it on wine-searcher for about $18. This Maison (House) focuses exclusively on Cremant de Bourgogne. Cremant is made in much the way that Champagne... Continue Reading →

Italian Indigenous Varieties: Cococciola Bianco From Abruzzo

Cococciola bianco isn't exactly the kind of grape variety that you see on a daily basis. Not unless you grow the variety that is. This variety hails from Abruzzo and is usually vinified together with Trebbiano. It is less widely planted now than in the past when it was found in Chieti, Teramo and L'Aquila... Continue Reading →

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