Spain vs France

We are pitting two great wine countries against each other in this wine tasting class. It’s Spain versus France in a battle of the vines! And it will be delicious mayhem:  Bordeaux versus Rioja,  Chateauneuf du Pape versus Priorat, and so much more. It’s...

Burgundy & Beyond

Burgundy is the thing that all wine lovers have to experience. The Côte de Nuits, the Côte de Beaune, Chablis, Côte Chalonnaise: these are the wine regions where it all began. The world’s love affair with Pinot Noir and Chardonnay started in Burgundy centuries...

De Chanceny 2011 Brut Excellence Vouvray (Loire, France)

A lovely bottle of dry bubbly. This is the top bottling of the Cave des Producteurs de Vouvray, which itself is run by Alliance Loire. Made from Chenin Blanc, the flavors veer toward quince, hazelnuts and ginger. While the bubbles are not as tight as Champagne, the...