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Pinot Meunier

Pinot Meunier

For a long time, the classic Champagne grape Pinot Meunier (pronounced pi-no moon-yay) has played a distant third fiddle to Chardonnay and Pinot Noir, the wine’s two primary varietals.   However, the grape is on a bit of a roll lately, getting some love and deserved attention from media and winemakers.   So what’s it […]

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Sparking Creativity

Sparking Creativity

There is a dessert wine out there to suit every palate, from soft and lightly sparkling to still, rich and unctuous.  It’s worth experimenting – put yourself in the hands of the sommelier next time you order dessert.  In the meantime, here are some other ideas:   A Decadent Start   Robyn Lynn, Director of […]

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Getting to Know and Love Dessert Wines

Getting to Know and Love Dessert Wines

It’s not often you hear someone rave about a dessert wine.  Indeed, for so many wine drinkers, the notion of a “sweet” wine isn’t terribly appealing.  And that’s okay, but it’s also a bit like, I don’t know, putting down a mystery novel before you find out whodunit.   So to help demystify dessert wines, […]

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