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Gimme air! A Guide to Decanting


The simple secret to a hard decant: the visual cues are in the blur and the foam.

Decanting wine conjures visions of cobwebby bottles, flickering candles, crystal goblets, and white-gloved butlers. Performed primarily to relieve wines of sediment, the technique that’s known as the soft decant once involved all this and a good deal of practiced skill to boot.

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Saving the Best for Last: Ruinart Champagne

We’ve long been enamored with grower Champagnes – those wonderful bubblies that are made and bottled by the very same people who cultivate and harvest the grapes. So trendy have these Champagnes become that it can easily be forgotten that the oldest winemaking tradition in this part of the world involves a relatively small group of specialty establishments who Continue Reading »

Specialty Wines for Everyone on Your List!

Our Wine Team offers their top picks for the wines they’re most excited to give this holiday season.

Domaine Montbourgeau Crémant du Jura: A Perfect Pairing for Winter Cheeses

As the seasons change we look forward to some of our most decadently delicious cheeses of the year. The perfect pair for these lavish, richly-textured delights is the biscuity, toasted depth of Montbourgeau Crémant du Jura.