Tag: Sparkling Wine

Ultramarine: California’s First Cult Sparkling Wine

How exclusive is Ultramarine, the single-vineyard sparkling wine made by winemaker Michael Cruse? Well, the wine was first released in

Prosecco At its Finest: Highlights From My Recent Trip

In early May, at the invitation of the Consorzio di Tutela Prosecco Conegliano Valdobbiadene DOCG I returned to the Conegliano-Valdobbiadene

Bubbly Off the Beaten Track

Sparkling wine has long been associated with celebration. The ephemeral nature of the jewel-like bubbles seems to suit our ways

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Vinography Unboxed: Week of 11/15/20

Hello, and welcome to my periodic dig through the samples pile. I’m pleased to bring you the latest installment of

Eileen Crane

The Doyenne of California Sparkling Wine Steps Down

After 42 vintages, 30 of which were as the founding winemaker and CEO of Domaine Carneros, Eileen Crane (seen above

Vinography Unboxed: Week of October 27, 2013

Hello from the bottom of the samples pile. This is the latest installment of Vinography Unboxed, where I highlight some

Farmer Fizz: Tasting the Terry Theise Champagne Portfolio

Ask most people to name a good Champagne, and most will likely stall after a couple of well known names