Since discovering the miracle of fermentation, humans have been mighty crafty at creating alcoholic beverages across millennia, culture and, importantly, climate. Got rice? The Japanese invented sake. Got corn? Witness the birth of Kentucky bourbon. Live in moody Scotland? That… [Read more…]
“I only drink Champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I… [Read more…]
Sparkling wines are inherently festive – from wedding celebrations to Valentine’s romance to toasting Dick Clark for yet another Rockin’ New Year’s Eve, we tend to wait for a “big” occasion to uncork something carbonated. That’s a shame, because bubbly… [Read more…]
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Tasting with Pommery’s Thierry Gasco Our team recently had the pleasure of tasting and learning more about these sophisticated Champagnes. Thierry took us through the NV Pommery Wintertime Champagne, NV Pommery Rosé Champagne and NV Pommery Brut Apanage, and our conference… [Read more…]
I’ve always measured my life moments, whether high or low, with the help of lots of bubbles. Fortunately there are reportedly millions in a single glass of Champagne. So two years ago when the Center for Wine Origin asked me… [Read more…]