This month the #winophiles traveled to Champagne for unexpected pleasures tour. thanks to Gwendolyn of Wine Predator. Her preview post is here. Her second post about the area is here and so resonated with me when thinking about experiences in the Champagne region. Champagne was the first wine region that I visited on a quest to... Continue Reading →
Happy Champagne Day was first started eight years ago to appreciate this sparkling wine that comes from the Champagne region in France. The Champagne bureau is very active in their promotions yet I need no convincing. I love sparkling wines and I love to celebrating life with Champagne. I love this particular one quite a... Continue Reading →
Like many others, I am celebrating today, drinking French wine and singing the Marseillaise. This clip from Casablanca is one of my absolute favorite movie scenes. Let's toast to France today and to democracy! No better way to do that than with Pol Roger, a Champagne house that I am quite partial to.
Celebrating life with Champagne. I love Champagne and I love this particular one quite a lot. Pol Roger is one of the last few champagne houses that are still entirely family owned. In fact, my very first wine tasting in New York years ago was a Wildman portfolio tasting, Pol Roger's importer, and a member... Continue Reading →
Every year I make numerous New Year's resolutions. Some of them I keep, I wish I could say all of them but this one - to drink only good wine - I am sure I can keep. While that sounds like an odd one, I like everyone who loves wine, sometimes drinks what they have... Continue Reading →
I've decided to dedicate a number of posts this month to sparkling wines, Champagne, Prosecco, Cava, and all the other bubbles that make life delicious. I love sparkling wine and the holiday season is upon us so it seems a perfect time to take a look at some of the ones I have had this... Continue Reading →