News Archives: France

A Tale of Two Meursaults

A Tale of Two Meursaults

The evening started with a simple question, “Meursault, Puligny, or Chassagne?” Sitting in a near empty restaurant in the middle of Beaune with some of Burgundy’s brightest stars, opinions came fast and furious. “Meursault has the best terroir, but too many mediocre producers”. “Puligny has the Grand Crus but too inconsistent”. “Chassagne is the most … Read More

Champagne’s Special Club

Champagne's Special Club

In 1971 a group of twelve growers started an organization called Club de Viticultures Champenois, to promote the concept of terroir and estate bottled, or grower Champagne in France and abroad. In 1999 the group changed their name to Club Trésors de Champagne, but the mission and philosophy has not changed. Today, the group consists … Read More

BUBBLES 2017: A Skurnik Wines Tasting

BUBBLES 2017: A Skurnik Wines Tasting

Thank you to all who joined us for an ebullient event celebrating effervescent wines. This is always our most festive tasting, and this year was no different. In addition to showing over 100 sparkling wines from around the world, we also popped every bottle of champagne! It was an embarrassment of riches. Blanc de Blancs … Read More