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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

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 2019.03.28 in Champagne, France, Special Selections, The Champagne Society  |  Read more...

 

Robust Côte de Beaune Premier Cru Red Burgundy on a Budget

Domaine Jean-Claude Regnaudot “La Fussière” (Maranges, Premier Cru, 2014) Special 6-pack Price: $167 (~$28/bottle) Didier Regnaudot’s very old Pinot Noir vines grow out of the steep hillsides on the southernmost edge of the Côte de Beaune. One of the top…

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Posted on 2019.02.28 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  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...

 

Pinot Noir Depth & Excellence from One of the Best Kept Secrets in Nuits-Saint-Georges

Domaine Alain Michelot isn’t what you would presently call a famous estate. Perhaps it is because of its small size. Or it could be the fact that the domaine does little to no self-promotion. The truth is that sometimes it…

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Posted on 2019.01.31 in Burgundy, France, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 

Supple Pinot Noir + Expressive White Wines from the Alsace “Gardens” of Domaine Ostertag

1966 was the year that Irma and Adolphe Ostertag first bottled their estate grown wines. The couple owned a little over seven acres at the time. After further developing his winemaking background in Burgundy, it is André Ostertag, representing the…

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Posted on 2019.01.24 in Alsace, France, Saturday Sips  |  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 & Fragrant Friuli – A Red Pinot Noir & White Friulano from Northeastern Italy

Silvano Gallo was already a recognized winemaker in the far northeastern Italian region of Friuli back when the nearby bordering country of Slovenia was still part of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Today, Slovenia is an independent country and member…

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Posted on 2018.11.28 in Friuli Venezia Giulia, Saturday Sips  |  Read more...

 


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