#NWTW: French Sparkling, NOT Champagne

#NWTW: French Non-Champagne Sparkling Wine The #NWTW wine of the week this week is sparkling wine from France, but not Champagne.  For much of France, the wines are labeled “Crémant”, but this doesn’t apply exclusively.  As long as it was made in the same method as Champagne (Methode Champenoise or Methode Traditionnelle), we would be … Continue reading

Sparkling New Years!

Going out for New Years?  Stopping by the liquor store / wine shop / grocery store for a bottle on the way? Here’s a last minute primer on picking up your sparkling wine. Champagne Champagne producers in France want you to know: It’s only Champagne if it’s produced from the Champagne region in France. Champagne … Continue reading

Summer is Slipping Away, Start Your Weekend Right!

Check out free shipping wine deals on premium wines. If you’re located in a Northern Climate, you know that summer is fast disappearing.  In Minnesota, we are already seeing the first red leaves on the sumac bushes.  While we still have some nice weather, make sure you start your weekend properly.  We started ours with … Continue reading

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