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The Great Champagne Quandary: An Afternoon with Pol Roger

  Do we really need a celebration to have Champagne? Why is it that typically there has to be a wedding, birthday, or New Years to pop open a bottle of bubbly? Champagne pairs well with food, so why not … Continue reading

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1982 Vignaveja: An Elegant Old Vintage

  Old wines are always something of a mystery. Case in point, the bottle of 1982 Vignaveja we’re about to uncork. What is going to happen when I open this vintage? Will it be dead, oxidized, or will it be … Continue reading

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1982 Vignaveja: An Elegant Old Vintage

Old wines are always something of a mystery. Case in point, the bottle of 1982 Vignaveja we’re about to uncork. What is going to happen when I open this vintage? Will it be dead, oxidized, or will it be a … Continue reading

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Wine Quote of the Day

I have enjoyed great health at a great age because every day since I can remember, I have consumed a bottle of wine – except when I have not felt well. Then I have consumed two bottles. Bishop of Seville

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