Tag Archives: Sparkling wine

Celebrating the New Year with Sparkling Wines

New Year’s and bubbles always seem to go together perfectly, and this season was no exception. So with a lazy Saturday between Christmas and New Year Eve, it was hardly a surprise to find sparkling wines featured at every in-house … Continue reading

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Domaine des Corbillieres 2005 Touraine Sauvignon: Mint Mysteries

We’re having a bit of a conundrum with this wine. Actually it’s becoming more than just a bit of a conundrum – it’s an out and out mystery. About a month ago we discovered the 2005 Touraine Sauvignon at White … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Useless Wine Accessory?

And now for something completely different. I think I have discovered the world’s most useless, utterly pointless wine accessory – the Champagne Parachute. Here’s the premise. When you fire the cork out of a bottle of sparkling wine, the parachute … Continue reading

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Wine Quote of the Day for February 14, 2007

On February 14th, what could be better than Champagne to toast the ones we love? And who better to speak to the delights of bubbly than the Grand Lady of Champagne herself, Lily Bollinger. Lily was once asked, “When do … Continue reading

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