Tag Archives: Pinot Noir

For The Love of Champagne

There’s this lure about Champagne; she seduces us with her fine bubbles, her lineage, her cache, chicness, and sometimes, that je ne sais quoi. Somm’s adore her…in fact there’s not one wine professional out there who I know that doesn’t … Continue reading

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South African Adventure – De Grendel Wine Farm

I’ve discovered what a wine farm really is…more than just wine, De Grendel, at 7 km from the Atlantic Ocean and 180 m above sea level, boasts a massive landscape with not only wine being produced, but blueberries, cattle, sheep … Continue reading

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What’s YOUR Favourite? – Part 2

Many of you took the time to read and comment on the lineups posted from my post earlier this week. I thank you and appreciate your comments! I loved that the choices were a little of everything. Today’s lineup will … Continue reading

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Thirsty Thirty-Something Thursday #22 – German Sekt

Most everyone is familiar with Champagne, Cremant, Cava, Sparkling Wine, Prosecco, or Franciocorta. But how many of us have had Sekt, or even know Sekt? Sekt is a sparkler from Germany, and usually made in traditional method (second fermentation in … Continue reading

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What’s YOUR favourite?

If you were presented with a lineup of wine and had to pick only one, could you do it? Are you influenced by certain factors such as grape variety, producer, region or country, price or points scored? Is there a … Continue reading

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