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Bloomsday Commemoration (June 16 – In-Store Tasting) Jurassic Odyssey: Exploring Burgundy’s Golden Gate with Eight Producers in Four Appellations (11-Bottle Pack $344)

2022 marks the hundredth anniversary of the release of James Joyce’s modernist masterpiece ‘Ulysses’, and a few venerable souls who purchased a copy on the day it came out are still trying to wade through it. Not everyone agrees on…

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Posted on 2022.06.14 in Chablis, Bourgogne Côtes d'Auxerre, Saint-Bris, Petit Chablis, France, Saturday Sips Wines, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Marguet’s Naturally Grown Champagne Channels His Biodynamic & Homeopathic Practices: “A Vitality About The Fruit That Makes It Feel Truly Alive.”

True disciples call it the future of wine, and even the naysayers are beginning to admit that after years of practicing biodynamic, the dividends are irrefutable. And nowhere in Champagne is this more evident than at Champagne Marguet, where Benoît…

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Posted on 2022.05.22 in France, Champagne  |  Read more...

 

Burgundy Backcountry Riches Prospected in Hautes-Côtes de Nuits and Regional Appellations Overlooking the Slopes of the Great Communes Red, White and Sparkling (9-Bottle Pack $373)

In Burgundy, the vagaries of weather play an integral part in a given terroir’s potential; even the most ideal soil matrix, with a perfect balance of minerals, humus and micro-organisms, is useless if frost kills the buds and rain drowns…

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Posted on 2022.05.01 in Hautes-Côtes de Nuits, Côteaux Bourguignons, France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Pure Chablis: The Distinct Identity of Grand & Premier Cru Climats of Burgundy’s Other White Wine by the Talented Guillaume Michel in 2019 (9-Bottle Pack $399)

Most growers in Chablis produce wines in two of the region’s four sub-appellations and many do it in three, but very few make wines in all four. Louis Michel & Fils is one of the few and this package is…

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Posted on 2022.04.16 in France, Burgundy, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

Exploring Mercurey: Vintage 2019 Red Burgundy Bounty From a Mosaic of Soils and Terroirs. (8-Bottle Pack $341)

The Unique Features of the Great Vineyards of Burgundy To suggest that the splendor of Burgundy is rooted in unpredictability is not far from the mark; like the little girl with the forehead curl, when Burgundy is good, she’s very,…

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Posted on 2022.04.08 in Côte Chalonnaise, Mercurey, France, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

An Invitation to Join ‘The Champagne Society’

JOIN THE CHAMPAGNE SOCIETY Subscribe to our bimonthly Champagne Club. Please, call us at 248-398-0030 or email elie@eliewine.com As a member of The Champagne Society, you’re in a select community of like-minded folks who appreciate the exceptional in life and…

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Posted on 2022.03.14 in France, The Champagne Society, Champagne  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society April 2022 Selection + The Champagne South Rising: A New Generation and Upstarts in Côte des Bar (Pinot Noir Cuvées, 3-Bottle Pack for $176)

Rethinking Champagne Honest wine strives to be as natural as possible, and a new generation in Champagne finds itself with an unexpected gift from providence: A warming climate. In certain vineyards, Pinot Noir is enjoying longer hang times and winemakers…

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Posted on 2022.03.13 in France, The Champagne Society, Champagne, Wine-Aid Packages  |  Read more...

 

‘Rational Exuberance’ in a Dozen Rosés of Champagne and Sparkling Wine

‘Irrational exuberance’ is an economic term referring to speculative bubbles in the stock market. In fact ‘rational exuberance’ can —with equal gusto— also describe the carbon dioxide that puts the sparkle in Champagne bottles. The most painstaking of all winemaking innovations,…

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Posted on 2022.02.06 in France, Champagne  |  Read more...

 

Give the Gift of Membership to ‘The Champagne Society’: Six Months ($279) or Twelve Months ($499) + STANDOUT DOZEN OF THE YEAR: Buy All for $479

  A Membership Subscription to ‘The Champagne Society’ Gift Lily Bollinger once said, “I only drink champagne when I’m happy and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory; I…

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Posted on 2022.02.02 in Côte Chalonnaise, Rully, Givry, Pauillac, Moulin-à-Vent, Sancerre, Saumur-Champigny, France, Bordeaux, Beaujolais, Penedes, Burgundy, The Champagne Society, Champagne, Wine-Aid Packages, Rioja DOC, Loire, Southern Rhone, Navarra, Ribeiro  |  Read more...

 

The Champagne Society February 2022 Selection

Champagne André Clouet ‘Un Jour de 1911 …’ Grand Cru Bouzy (Grande Montagne in The Montagne de Reims) Blanc de Noirs, Disgorgement Date: September 2021 Special Price for members of the Champagne Society is $72. The Landscape of Champagne Having…

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Posted on 2022.02.01 in France, The Champagne Society, Champagne  |  Read more...

 


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