Dealing with the people’s booze monopoly is certainly no bed of roses.
We get to know and love Champagne Forget-Brimont Rosé Brut 1er Cru.
It was indeed the best of times when we found ourselves in the two principal cities of Champagne: Épernay and Reims.
We were told about the vinous delights to be found at Domaine La Croix Chaptal in the heart of France’s Languedoc wine region, but nobody prepared us for the charms of Montpellier.
Adding Domaine Roger Sabon, the iconic Châteauneuf-du-Pape winery, to our growing stable of suppliers was a lucky strike. Getting to know Jean-Jacques Sabon was the real bonanza! writes our wine correspondent, Jim […]
Listing our first wine at Vintages was not without some difficulty, but the 2004 Notturno Barbera d’Asti Superiore from Piedmont, Italy, was worth the wait.
When we began our wine club more than 10 years ago, we worried that nobody would order any of our wines. We certainly didn’t improve our chances any by featuring a rosé in […]
“So Jim, you are going to become a wine importer are you? Well, the perks are wonderful, but you won’t make any money.” — John Tait, former manager of the Sherwood Park […]
I wish I could send you an ounce or two of this huge, very smooth, very serious wonder to try for yourself, I wrote when I discovered Minervois La Livinière at Vinisud.
Seven wine-filled exhibition halls, all free for the sipping, and we discover the four-star Domaine la Croix Chaptal 2003 Cuvée Charles.