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Welcome to The Champagne Society Congratulations! In the coming months you will be drinking some of the best Champagne and sparkling wines known to humanity. As a member of The Champagne Society, you’re in a select community of like-minded folks…

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Posted on 2019.06.01 in Champagne, France, Special Selections, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – June 2019 Selection

Champagne Philipponnat Royale Réserve Non Dosé Price for The Champagne Society members: $64 The Champagne region is France’s northernmost production zone. It is at the very limits of vine cultivation. The finest vineyard sites, both in soil and microclimate, are…

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2016 Vintage Burgundy from Domaine Sylvain Langoureau in Côte de Beaune

We’re always excited to receive a new vintage from the husband and wife team of Nathalie and Sylvain Langoureau, especially when they are as wonderfully drinkable as the 2016s. The couple farm about 24 acres of prime vineyards mainly in…

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Posted on 2019.04.25 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

New 2016 Vintage Burgundy from A Rising Star in the Côte de Beaune

Over the past few years we have become fully enamored with the wines of Rodolphe Demougeot. The 2016 vintage wines have arrived and they are tasting great. It’s always difficult to summarize vintage characteristics, especially in a land of…

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Posted on 2019.04.11 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – April 2019 Selection

Champagne Bonnaire “Rosé” or “Ver Sacrum” Price for The Champagne Society members: $50 Since 1932 Champagne Bonnaire has been a family-run winery based in the village of Cramant in the heart of the Côte des Blancs. This grower estate really hit its…

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Posted on 2019.04.01 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – February 2019 Selection

Champagne Jacquesson “Cuvée 741” (Extra Brut) Price for The Champagne Society members: $77 (regular price $90) Long-time subscribers to The Champagne Society will no doubt be familiar with Champagne Jacquesson’s 700-series created to showcase the character of…

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Posted on 2019.02.01 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society – December 2018 Selection

Penet-Chardonnet “TerroirEscence” (Verzy & Verzenay Grand Cru Extra Brut) Price for The Champagne Society members: $75 (regular price $89) Penet-Chardonnet is an historic Champagne grower/producer located in the village of Verzy in Montagne de Reims. Fifth generation winemaker Alexandre Penet holds…

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Posted on 2018.12.02 in Champagne, France, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Fresh, Easy-Drinking Cru Beaujolais from Juliénas & White Mâconnais

These weeks leading into the holidays have us thinking about the affordable and refreshing wines that work so well with the great variety and abundance of food on the table during gatherings of friends and family. This Saturday we are…

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Posted on 2018.11.15 in Beaujolais, Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Legends Old & New in the Beaujolais and Mâconnais Regions of Burgundy

These weeks leading into the holidays have us thinking about the affordable and refreshing wines that work so well with the great variety and abundance of food on the table during gatherings of friends and family.

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2018.10.25 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Pure & Succulent Chardonnay from Burgundy’s Viré-Clessé

The Mâconnais region of southern Burgundy is white wine country and the Chardonnay variety is particularly at home on these limestone slopes with just a bit more warmth than the Côte d’Or. One of the top producers in the region,…

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Posted on 2018.10.17 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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