Archive for the ‘Champagne’ Category

November Newsletter: Annual Champagne Sale, Grand Cru Alsace, Brunello

The November Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… CHAMPAGNE A NEW ERA by Anthony Lynch Times are changing in the Champagne world. From its chalky fields to the cool, dim cellars below, producers are rethinking their approach to the storied bubbly, aided by advances in viticulture […]

April Newsletter: Spring Pop-Up, New Arrivals from Angéline Templier & Daniel Brunier, and a Venetian Sampler

The April Newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SPRING POP-UP with DANIEL BRUNIER OF VIEUX TÉLÉGRAPHE and ANGÉLINE TEMPLIER OF J. LASSALLE   It is our pleasure to announce another Pop-Up in the Kermit Lynch parking lot! Please join us on Saturday, April 23, from 12 […]

Remembering Paul Bara

Last week we were saddened to hear of the recent passing of legendary Champagne producer Paul Bara. Established in Bouzy in 1833, the House of Bara has passed family traditions from generation to generation for more than 170 years. The village of Bouzy and Champagne Paul Bara are practically synonymous. As the published village historian, […]

December Newsletter: Legendary Quintarelli, Sweet Temptation, Big Bottles, Holiday Gift Selections

The December newsletter is now available. Click here to download the pdf. Highlights from this month’s newsletter… SPECIAL HOLIDAY HOURS Open Sunday, December 21 & Monday, December 22 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. • **Yes! We’ll be open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Christmas Eve.** CHAMPAGNE, EVERY DAY by Katya Karagadayeva Grilled broccoli romanesco and […]

Color me…pink?

The day has come—Valentine’s Day that is. The day of celebrating love, booked restaurants, expensive flowers, over-priced chocolate and…pink sparkling wine. Really? For a few years now I have wondered why when approaching February 14, wine merchants all over the country start advertising different expressions of sparkling rosé. Ok, Champagne I get because of the […]

Wine Fallacies: Champagne With Meal?

There are a number of misconceptions about wine that many members of the industry seem to be on a tireless crusade to end. At the top of this list of fallacies you’ll find tired adages like “All Rieslings are sweet” (no, they are not), and, worst of all—“Beaujolais sucks.” If you’re reading this, then you are […]