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A RECENT TASTING AND DINNER WITH OLIVIER KRUG FEATURING NEW RELEASES AND OLDER KRUG CHAMPAGNES

  Krug Champagnes have long been some of my very favorite Champagnes and they are well represented in my cellar. Earlier this year, at the invitation of Gary Westby and K&L Wine Merchants, I attended a Krug tasting of new releases followed by a dinner at Madera, the signature restaurant at the Rose Wood Sand […]

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CHANGING OF THE SEASONS – HERE ARE SOME SUGGESTIONS TO FALL INTO

Summer is over and fall is here. For me, this is the nicest time of the year where I live. It is a time when the weather is mild and clear. It is a nice time to be inside or outside. And, across the country Fall is usually a more temperate season. So Fall is the time that calls for a wide variety of wine and food. Lighter foods, heartier foods, grilled food, pastas, etc. And Champagne, white wine and red wine all compete depending on the food being served.

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Champagne — Any Time Is Time For Champagne

We did our first review of Champagne in December 1979 (see Volume 1, Number 3 Underground Wine Letter Retrospective Issue). Interestingly, back then many wine drinkers paid little attention to Champagne. In those days a lot of Champagne had been poorly stored and were not at their best. But, to use a Yogi Berraism, then […]

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