Tag Archives: Sparkling Wine

German Gilabert Cava Brut Reserva: Ring in 2013 with a Sparkling Treat

A Champagne Toast at Midnight to ring in the New Year is a time-honored tradition. German Gilabert Cava Personally, I am a huge fan of Spanish Cava, especially when it is time to celebrate. For this New Year’s Eve, try … Continue reading

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Bordelet Ciders: Poire Authentique, Sidre Tendre and Poire Granit

At the Wine Shop, we strive to fill our shelves with small production offerings from some of the most passionate beverage makers in the industry. The best part of my job is scouring the wine, beer, and liquor portfolios looking … Continue reading

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Grower/Producer Champagnes: An Eye Opening “Farmer Fizz” Experience

Grower/Producer Champagnes I recently attended a workshop on Grower/Producer Champagnes. That is, an individual who grows their vines, produces their wines and bottles them. These Champagnes have changed every perception I had of this style of wine. Without a doubt, … Continue reading

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The French Corner with Chris G: Bugey Montagnieu

Bugey Appellation The Bugey appellation is located in the middle of the long over looked wine regions of France. There is the Savoy wine region to the east with their dry whites and the Jura with its rustic wines to … Continue reading

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Champagne Toast: Sparkling Wines to Help Ring in the New Year

A Champagne Toast at Midnight to ring in the New Year with is a time-honored tradition. Are you ready for the Midnight Toast? Here’s a handful of our favorite Sparkling Wines to help give you some ideas. Juve y Camps … Continue reading

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