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Champagne, Rhône And Burgundy Wine Festivals Coming To New York City

The smell of wines bursting with fruit, spice and freshly foraged mushrooms filled the air bringing an energy to the room that was so electric that it vibrated on another level of happiness, sense of community and pure exuberance. As … Continue reading

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Counting on Time We Do Not Have

Time is a funny thing. Even though we know that it moves forward at a constant rate, like the most precise base drum in a marching band, at times it seems to move quickly (weekends always fly by much faster … Continue reading

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The Road Less Traveled

Some people are just so truly creative that even though they have been raised in a seemingly average life, they are able to be innovators in certain fields that go against the grain of normal convention. Others, who were perhaps … Continue reading

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Special Wines Uplift Our Lives

A few years ago – perhaps it was more than a few – I had one of my most heart warming experiences while working in a fine wine retail store in Manhattan. It would become one of the experiences that … Continue reading

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Recovering from Life with Champagne

It was truly a wonderful experience to meet Alice Paillard, daughter of Bruno – the founder of Bruno Paillard Champagnes. I have always admired their Champagnes for their tendency to over-deliver in quality, as well as Bruno himself as being … Continue reading

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Is Blending Essential in the Production of Excellent Champagne?

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle I always think of this quote when I think of Champagne. And it was certainly on my mind when a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

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