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30th Birthday Champagne Thoughts

I went to Bermuda for my 30th birthday and brought 3 champagne bottles with me I had been holding for 2-3 years. They were all vintage bottles, each 10-15 years old. 1998 Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin La Grande Dame Brut, a Canada find for 30% off due to the exchange rate. This was more earthy with …

Wine: Touring Tattinger Caves

Champagne Tattinger in Reims, France is in the top 10 of Champagne sales globally and this shows in the polish that is their tourist visitor center. Their staff is multilingual, the introduction video looks like the most cliche’ marketing video I’ve ever seen and the tour was very well scripted. These big places leave a …

Reviews: Champagne Krug Grande Cuvee

Ahead of my upcoming trip to Reims, France, I opened this bottle up last week aside the still-frozen lake up here in New Hampshire. While this wasn’t my favorite Champagne to date, Krug knows their stuff and sadly, prices their wines appropriately. I got more flavors out of this than any other champagne ever. toffee, …