Posts tagged: Champagne

Put some Sparkle in your life, and some savings in your wallet

Laherte Frères was founded in 1889 by Jean-Baptiste Laherte, although the Laherte family sold grapes to the local cooperative for many years. Michel Laherte, the father of current proprietors Thierry and Christian Laherte, began to bottle champagne under his own label, and when brothers Thierry and Christian took over the estate, they appropriately changed the […]

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Put some Sparkle in your life, and some savings in your wallet

Laherte Frères was founded in 1889 by Jean-Baptiste Laherte, although the Laherte family sold grapes to the local cooperative for many years. Michel Laherte, the father of current proprietors Thierry and Christian Laherte, began to bottle champagne under his own label, and when brothers Thierry and Christian took over the estate, they appropriately changed the […]

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Future Fizz facts & Valentine Suggestions

Future Fizz facts Contributed by BOB CAMPBELL MW from TheRealReview.com   Some glasses had been gathering dust for longer than others and each glass had a different number of flaws. (Photo by Pixabay) Our annual Christmas Eve party put pressure on my modest stock of Champagne flutes. I have about 30 Champagne flutes of all […]

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Champagne bottles created out of necessity

Champagne bottles created out of necessity Contributed by Gus Clemens in the Lubbock Avalanche Journal If you enjoyed Champagne or sparkling wine last week while gleefully celebrating the demise of 2020, you may not have thought about the heavy bottle containing the bubbly. But there is a story there. Wood emerged as a precious commodity […]

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Don’t forget the Holiday Bubbles for your end-of-the-year Parties!

Don’t procrastinate to get your Holiday Bubbly ordered up today! The holidays are (almost)here and what better to celebrate than with some great bubblies that will not break the bank! Click on the links below for tasting notes & pricing HENRI DOSNON BRUT ROSE CHAMPAGNE CARBONISTE 2018 ROSE OF PINOT SPARKLING CALIFORNIA EN TIRAGE 2010 […]

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The History of Sparkling Wine

The History of Sparkling Wine Includes Accidental Science and Exceptional Champagne BY LAYLA SCHLACK Wine Enthusiast As you raise a glass of bubbly to toast the new year (or an average Tuesday), take a moment to drink in the centuries of culture and innovation in your glass. In the Beginning Blanquette de Limoux, from Languedoc, […]

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Drinking Champagne is Key to Living a Long Life, Says 108-Year Old Woman

Drinking Champagne is Key to Living a Long Life, Says 108-Year Old Woman By Ashlie Hughes in VinePair Want to live past 100? Forget the healthy eating and endless hours on the treadmill, just head to your local wine store and pick up some bubbles.  At least, that’s the advice from the staff at Southlands […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Champagne

A Beginner’s Guide to Champagne BY HANNAH SELINGER in Wine Enthusiast If the distinction between Champagne, Prosecco and any other sparkling wine of the world seems a bit murky, consider this primer a jumping-off point. Champagne can feel confusing at times, and for good reason. It involves a complicated winemaking process and a dictionary of […]

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10 Tips for Champagne Service

10 Tips for Champagne Service by Tim Gaiser MS Napa Valley Wine Academy Recently, I was sharing dinner with a good friend and fellow Master Sommelier at a bistro in the nation’s heartland. We ordered a bottle of Blanc de Blancs Champagne from an excellent grower-producer. What followed, in terms of our server opening the […]

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The French say that the ‘crazy’ English invented the fizzy wine…

The French say that the ‘crazy’ English invented the fizzy wine… By David Chazan, The Telegraph The head of one of France’s most prestigious Champagne houses has weighed in to the long-running debate about the origin of the sparkling wine by saying that “it was invented by the English”. Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, head of the illustrious […]

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