Monthly Archives: January 2012

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Decoding Champagne Wine Bottle Sizes & Names.

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It was the French Benedictine monk Dom Perignon (1638-1715) who proclaimed, “Come quickly! I am drinking stars!”, (NB: probably because Champagne makes everyone yell silly things) so it makes perfect sense that the range of Champagne bottles take their names … Continue reading

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Happy Friday: Win a Soiree Wine Aerator!

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I woke up this morning in a “giving” mood, I don’t know why, I just did. Therefore, I feel an urge to offload one of the Soiree Wine Aerator’s ($25 value) that have been cluttering up my office! Since it’s … Continue reading

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English Sparkling Come of Age, with a Little Help From the French.

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The first English sparkling wine made by a French champagne maker is about to go on sale in England, signaling clearly that British “fizz” is starting to come of age. According to a report published in The Guardian newspaper, labeled … Continue reading

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Just for Sommeliers.

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You might think this is exaggerated, but I promise you it isn’t! :)

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Kendall Jackson Boss Goes Undercover.

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Rick Tigner, President, Kendall Jackson Wine Estates, the largest family owned luxury/ultra-premium wine company in America, goes undercover this Sunday in the third episode of Season Three of Undercover Boss. This is the first time the CBS show has focused … Continue reading

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Scientist Who Studied Wine Accused Of Faking Data.

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The University of Connecticut has accused Dipak Das, a professor and researcher who published studies touting the health benefits of consuming red wine, of falsifying data and is seeking his dismissal, according to a report in Wine Spectator. The university’s … Continue reading

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