Daily Archives: October 29, 2022

How to Sabre Champagne + Sparkling Wines

Leanne and I chat about sparkling wines and Champagnes for the holidays. Click on the arrow to play the video above.   Napoléon visits the Moët & Chandon cellars in 1807   Napoleon is credited with inventing the sabering technique and is famous for his phrase: “In victory we deserve Champagne, in defeat, we need it.” The famous Champagne maker …

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Haunting Wines for Halloween Treats and Pairings that Won’t Spook You

  In our latest Facebook Live Video chat, we pair wines with Halloween treats. You can click on the arrow above to play the video.     If you’d like to read the 140 comments, or make a comment yourself, visit: https://www.facebook.com/natdecants/videos/10154477064559845/   You’ll find the most recent live video wine tasting at the top of the timeline here: www.facebook.com/natdecants We …

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Calistoga Food & Wine Festival: November 19, Calistoga

For all the fame and popularity of Napa wines, the chances to taste a lot of them at one sitting are actually few and far between. Perhaps because they need no introduction, Napa hasn’t historically done many large-format public tasting events (there are plenty for the trade). However, the wine world grows only more competitive, and in recent years, some …

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Herbst

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Matt Dees: Winemaking on the edge in Santa Barbara County

Given a choice between monitoring fermentations in his cellar or the progress of his vines outside, Matt Dees opts for the vines—any day of the week. That’s not to say that the winemaker gives his wines short shrift- ever. Scroll down to see Sara Schneider’s tasting notes and scores for 11 Matt Dees wines Dees is the winemaker, for sister …

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