February 12, 2023

Domaine des Trottieres Cremant de Loire Brut

“Here’s the Wine Access review for this wonderful sparkling wine: “In a hotel room overlooking the placid Loire River, highly regarded wine broker Anne-Sophie issued us a challenge: If we correctly identified the Crémant de Loire in a lineup of Champagnes, she would pay for dinner[....]
April 21, 2022

Cruset Blanc de Blancs

From France, this fantastic sparkler just blew me away. I ordered a half-case and, after sharing two bottles, decided I had to get a case. According to The Tasting Panel (the most-widely circulated trade publication in the beverage industry), "Aromas of buttered pears and lemon chiffon lead off to a startlingly pretty sparkler. [...]