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The 12 Wines of Christmas: Wine #12 – NV René Geoffroy Champagne Expression Brut Premier Cru

This list is a compilation of memorable wines I’ve had throughout the year that I think you might enjoy during the holiday season. The wines were picked for their quality, value, typicite, availability and a little somethin’ somethin’ I like to call “X-Factor”. Without further adieu, here they are… #12 – NV René Geoffroy Champagne Expression Brut Premier Cru There’s two kinds…


What’s the Right Glass for Champagne?

Champagne flutes are actually not the ideal stem to use for sparkling wine and Champagne*. They really exist for one of two reasons: 1. Keep the wine cold- Sparkling wine really needs to be chilled down to be properly enjoyed. Other white wines can be enjoyed closer to room temperature, but sparkling needs to be colder. Flutes help keep the…


Domestic Sparkling Wine Picks for Fall

Listed from lowest to highest priced, these domestic sparkling wines (don’t call them Champagne!) should be a welcome addition to your table when summer heat gives way to chilly fall nights. Many of the wines on this list may look familiar either from wide distribution or from the fact they just make a delicious wine for the money. I tried to…

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