Tag Archives: sparkling wine

Veuve Doussot Cuvée “Ernestine” Brut Champagne

Everyday of life is a celebration! And you can celebrate life with your favorite food, favorite wine, favorite beverage, favorite ice cream, or whatever. Sparkling wines have been a part of most every celebration since the beginning of…..well….bubbles. Speaking of bubbles, tonight I am sipping the 2015 Veuve Doussot Cuvée “Ernestine” Brut Champagne and it is explosive! A blend of

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Philippe Prie ‘Depuis 1737’ Brut Tradition Champagne NV

Every winery and winemaker has a story which makes wine tasting even more enjoyable when you know some of the history behind it! The Champagne Philippe Prie has been producing wines in the southern Champagne region of France for almost 3 centuries. This 57 acre, single estate Champagne truly shows the wonderful terroir in the flavors of this sparkler. This

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La Grange aux Garcons Crémant de Bordeaux Brut

The region of Bordeaux, France has been known for producing many excellent wines over the years. Elegant red wines and vibrant whites are always worth stocking up on but have you ever experienced a sparkling wine from Bordeaux? Bordeaux has been creating wonderful sparkling wines for almost 100 years and are usually called a “Crémant”. The word “Crémant” signifies a

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Thanksgiving Day Wines – Easy as (Pumpkin) Pie!

As the Thanksgiving Day grocery store madness grows closer, who has time to worry about choosing wines for your Thanksgiving feast?! There is a plethora of different flavors and tastes on your Thanksgiving table and you want wines that will make everyone happy. Including your Wine Expert Uncle Pierre as well as teetotaler Gramma Betsy! There is a saying “Ain’t

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The Harmony of Wine and Music

One of the most satisfying things in life is pairing great foods with great wines. Doesn’t it satisfy your ego when you have found the right wine for a meal you created or chose an amazing wine at a nice restaurant? It really is fantastic! But how about if we go one step further? Many of the words you would

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Heart Fluttering Valentine’s Day Wines

The romance of Valentine’s Day comes with it a bit of mystery and intrigue. The holiday was actually created in remembrance of St. Valentine who had been performing marriages in secret against a ban that had been set forth by the Roman Empire in 270 A.D.. But he was soon discovered, imprisoned, and then beheaded for his actions. St. Valentine

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