It was the best of times. It was the most demanding of times. A recent foray through the region of Champagne demonstrated the prosperity and the divisions defining modern Champagne. Liébart-Regnier makes what we Americans know as ‘grower Champagne’. The family has owned property and vineyard land for […]
All the Cream of Tartar in the world comes from grape fermentation.
Age displays its own savory chemistry. Participating in a wine auction weekend is an illuminating exercise in the physical and sensory changes between newly minted wine and wine that has had a chance to mature. What it offers a taster is the perspective of how old is old […]