Monthly Archives: December 2018

  1. Going Organic in Champagne: Hervé Jestin of Leclerc Briant

    Going Organic in Champagne: Hervé Jestin of Leclerc Briant

    Leclerc Briant, led by biodynamic pioneer Hervé Jestin, is one of only 40 Champagne houses that employs biodynamic practice and the only to age their Champagne underwater.
  2. Winemakers Offer New Year’s Resolutions, Including Something 'a Couple at Home Can Do' -- No, Not That!

    Winemakers Offer New Year’s Resolutions, Including Something 'a Couple at Home Can Do' -- No, Not That!

    "Many of these winemakers mention that they want to try different wines next year. If they, who have already experienced so many wines, resolve to explore new ones, certainly the rest of us should commit to that goal, too." Dorothy G. Gaiter and John Brecher
  3. French Born International Sommelier Association (ASI) brings the Best USA Sommelier Competition to the U.S. and Beyond

    French Born International Sommelier Association (ASI) brings the Best USA Sommelier Competition to the U.S. and Beyond

    Andrés Rosberg and Doug Frost on the International Sommelier Association and national and regional sommelier competitions, including the prestigious Best Sommelier of the World contest.
  4. Terry Theise Asks Us to Bring More of Ourselves to Wine

    Terry Theise Asks Us to Bring More of Ourselves to Wine

    In a meditative new memoir and study of wine, an influential importer and writer urges us to deepen our experience of wine by being fully present for it. Much of what makes a wine worth drinking, Theise argues, is what we ourselves bring to it.
  5. Christian Voeux, In Harmony With Nature At Domaine de l'Amauve

    Christian Voeux, In Harmony With Nature At Domaine de l'Amauve

    "My philosophy of winemaking is very simple. Everything is hand-crafted." - Christian Voeux interviewed by Lisa Denning
  6. Prosecco to Pol Roger: Here's Your Cheat Sheet for Holiday Bubbly

    Prosecco to Pol Roger: Here's Your Cheat Sheet for Holiday Bubbly

    "RM on a Champagne Label Means ‘Really Memorable’" Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher on sparkling wine picks for the holidays
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