Category Archives: Wine Recommendations

Château D’Esclans is a small, quality-minded operation that was acquired by Sacha Lichine in 2006.  Sacha was born in Bordeaux, and has worked in many capacities in almost every area of the wine industry.  At 23, he was organizing luxury wine tours in France, and establishing his own business, selecting wines from the Rhone and …

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The term “celebrity winery” often comes with a soon to follow eye roll. Look, I get it. It’s easy to think, “Ok. Now you’re a vintner. Well, of course you are.” Ah, celebrities. Yes, it’s true many celebrities have a lot of money and sure, some of them probably just liked how fancy they felt …

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There are so many different ways to make sparkling wines: from dry, rich traditional method (also known as Champagne method) to lighter, fresher Charmat method (also known as tank method – think Prosecco), and then into a lower-alcohol, usually off-dry bubbly made in the ancestral method.  There are so many different styles, even within those …

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Wine keg company Free Flow Wines is kicking it into high gear this year, just in time for Earth Day (April 22). Founded by two wine industry veterans in 2009, Free Flow Wines provides reusable stainless steel wine kegs for over 250 wines. These kegs are in 2,000 restaurants and bars all over the country, providing wine drinkers with …

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