Best wines (& gifts) for the Holidays! – Episode 9

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/8rSNqcfiXlU” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Not sure what wines will pair with your holiday dinner?  Still hunting for holiday gifts?  Featuring Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte, M. Chapoutier’s Belleruche Côtes-du-Rhône and the Robert Mondavi Winery Napa Valley Merlot.

Champagne & Sparkling wine goes with everything – Episode 1

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/ONbHRHLK5U8″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> Kicking off our first episode with a “no spit” favorite: Sparkling wine & Champagne.  Featuring J Wine, Roederer Estate & Veuve Clicquot.

A visit to Ruinart, Reims, France

I arrived at the grand courtyard outside Ruinart (“ree-u-nah”) and out walked Domenico. Domenico, my guide for this visit, is a trilingual lawyer in training, with perfect Italian English accent and an impressive memory for details. He and the entrance of Ruinart seemed more like a scene from a movie.  But this is Champagne after […]

A visit to Veuve Clicquot, Reims, France

Even you don’t know a lot about Veuve Clicquot I’m sure you’ve seen the yellow-label.  Lined up alongside other top Champagnes like Moët & Chandon, Mumm, Pommery and Taittinger, Veuve Clicquot’s yellow is hard to miss. I hadn’t thought much more about it until I stumbled across The Widow Clicquot, by Tilar Mazzeo. This is the fascinating true story […]