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Christmas Day

For everyone that celebrates Christmas, while the holiday is so special, it is also hectic. For those that are having big dinners at their home, it is an all-day affair of cleaning and cooking. 801 more words


Wine Blown: Château de l'Auche Brut Cuvée du Chapitre NV

This is why I immensely adore Champagne, even though I don’t drink it on an everyday basis. Why? Well, first, I’m not Bill Gates’ long forgotten grandchild, and secondly, I love the surprise these wines give every time I taste them. 541 more words


Tis the Season for Champagne -- My Summer Find for Your Winter Cheer

The summer of 2016 was a game-changer for me when it came to the bubbly. That was the season I took a class on champagne and sparkling wine… 352 more words

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Celebrating Grower Champagne | Laherte Frères

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By L.M. Archer, FWS | Bourgogne Master Level

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The Friday Fizz: J.P. MARNIQUET Brut Tradition NV

Looking for a great value on a bottle of Champagne? Who isn’t? This Marniquet Brut Tradition is one of my old favorites I’ve tasted twice (once blind and) drunk once (three different occasions) in the last two weeks. 222 more words

Bear Dalton

A Reception

There I was at a reception at the Detroit Athletic Club surrounded by a sea of ladies in evening wear and the men in tuxedoes. We all looked like grooms, there were only a few that missed the invitation instructions of “Black Tie” which means tuxedoes, if it had stated “White Tie” that would have required Tails, and only an old clothier like me, would have picked up on that. 458 more words


Champagne - Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Hello, wine lovers and happy Wednesday to you.  I am up in the beautiful Okanagan Valley this week for B.C. VQA wine panels.

I am continuing to buckle under and study for my Champagne master level exam this February.   414 more words