Posts Tagged ‘Champagne’

A great Champagne sealer!

Greetings Wine Lovers! It is August in France, and I am drinking some Champagne. What better drink than a fine cool bubbly on a warm summer’s day? I stress: no affiliation with the product I am about to endorse. But the Peugeot Champagne sealer works very well. I had opened a decent Brut Champagne (non […]

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Wining and dining first class with Lufthansa

Many many thanks to Rolf Rehm, pilot with Lufthansa, for allowing me to film on one my regularly scheduled flights back home to Washington D.C. for the holidays. Rolf and his wife Claudia often attend wine tastings I organise in Germany and, because he is a pilot, they sometimes come all the way to the U.S. […]


Growers’ Champagne. Make that wine.

Growers Champagne. I always get excited at the thought of drinking Champagne. Perhaps the greatest memory ever for me was a magnum of Dom Ruinart 1979 Rose. But other great experiences include NV Krug, 1988 Krug, Dom Perignon 1990. So I was happy to have been invited to a lovely tasting at Arrowine in Arlington, […]

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A great prelude to 2011: from Haut Brion 1966 to Dom Perignon 1996 and much more…

Holiday wines in Washington D.C., from 1966 Haut Brion to 1996 Dom Perignon, by way of several impressive Italians, set the tone for my 2011… May your New Year be above all marked by good health – that is what most reasonable people will say as we enter the end of 2010. But for wine […]