Monthly Archives: December 2019

  1. Thomas Lombard of Champagne Lombard and Terroir Focus in Champagne

    Thomas Lombard of Champagne Lombard and Terroir Focus in Champagne

    "So we want the wine to reach all the potential and we want them to be good enough without sugar added, because sugar hides all these typical aromatics that come from the soil, that come from the terroir." Thomas Lombard on moving away from dosage
  2. What to Drink in 2020 ‘That Won’t Require I Go Back to Work’

    What to Drink in 2020 ‘That Won’t Require I Go Back to Work’

    "...we thought this would be a good moment to lay out how we scope out a wine store – what we look for, what we avoid – when we are looking for wines that won’t break the bank." Dorothy J. Gaiter & John Brecher
  3. Champagne Laurent-Perrier: A Success Story Built Upon One Woman's Dream For Her Children

    Champagne Laurent-Perrier: A Success Story Built Upon One Woman's Dream For Her Children

    "She had just finished her first harvest before the Second World War broke out and she put all the bottles of champagne behind a wall to hide them from the Nazis." -Lucie Pereyre de Nonancourt on her grandmother's efforts to save her first vintage.
  4. Paola Lanzavecchia of Barolo Producer Villadoria

    Paola Lanzavecchia of Barolo Producer Villadoria

    Jason Borrows talks Barolo with Paola Lanzavecchia of Villadoria.
  5. Lucio Canestrari of Fattoria Coroncino, A Verdicchio Pioneer

    Lucio Canestrari of Fattoria Coroncino, A Verdicchio Pioneer

    Lucio Canestrari of Fattoria Coroncino, A Winemaking Pioneer in Castelli di Jesi, Italy
  6. Turley, Opus One and Caymus: How Some Winemakers Have Helped Lift a Diverse New Generation

    Turley, Opus One and Caymus: How Some Winemakers Have Helped Lift a Diverse New Generation

    This is the time of year for columns about holiday wine, but most of them are about the liquid inside the bottle. It’s also a good moment to step back and give thanks to those who make wine something bigger, something more important than an alcoholic beverage.
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