Cheese, wine and bread have a lot in common. They are products developed by humans over thousands of years, often reaching modern levels of quality at the hands of monks, with the support of little helpers that were shrouded in mystery for most of th...
Sulfites in wine is a topic that can easily lead to heated discussions among wine lovers, especially if half the group favor classic styles and the other half has a penchant for 'natural wine'.
“Le vin du Diable” - the Devil’s wine. Not what one would expect to call the deliciously elegant bubbly prized all over the world. But this is indeed what champagne was called by many Champenoise in the 1600’s.
For sheer party feeling, or to impress fellow wine aficionados, you can’t beat magnum bottles. Unless you happen to be serving champagne from a 15-liter Nebuchadnezzar.