The Dynasty of Taittinger Pierre Taittinger, the founding member of Champagne Taittinger, first encountered and fell in love with the region of Champagne as a young officer during the First World War. After the war, his passion for wine and gastronomy drew him back to the region where he, along with his brother-in-law, plunged into the world of Champagne. In ... Read More »
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It was at the tender age of 29 that Charles-Camille Heidsieck founded his eponymous Champagne House in Reims. Only one year later he was off to the United States to become the first merchant to market his own Champagne in New York City. An embodiment of French glamour, the charming and business-savvy Heidsieck quickly became a social sensation, capturing the ... Read More »
We’ve all been in the situation before. A dusty, ancient bottle of Bordeaux is brought out by the sommelier or served by a friend at a holiday feast. Its label, which has gradually faded and began to peel off its glass canvas, elicits shock and reverence from our dinner companions. We scan for logo, producer name, cru classification and vintage to know just ... Read More »
Be it for a holiday feast for a large group or an intimate dinner for two, the holidays are a great time to get creative with food and wine pairing. We have chosen to focus on five of our favorite Christmas dishes and to share our recommendations about wines to pair to each. HORS D’OEUVRES: Deviled Eggs While perhaps one of ... Read More »