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Terry Theise’s Overview of Recent Champagne Vintages

Terry Theise's Overview of Recent Champagne Vintages

This won’t be a definitive vintage report because this does not purport to be a Standard Reference for Champagne, but rather my own opinions in a general way. Detailed vintage information is easily available elsewhere. What I’ll do here is to sketch the characteristics of various vintages in terms of how the wines taste – and … Read More

Terry Theise’s 2018 Germany Vintage Report

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The 2018 Vintage The “story” of this vintage is so singular that its telling might well supersede detailing how the wines taste. I don’t want to bury the lead, so I’ll start with taste and type, and the story will follow. 2018 is a homogenous vintage with a very high general level, below which it … Read More

Pierre-Yves Colin-Morey: The Rock of Chassagne

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With his imposing frame and towering presence, Pierre-Yves Colin can sometimes seem built more for a rugby pitch than a cellar. When in conversation, he listens intently, his intense eyes never averting their gaze. When he speaks, it is with great purpose and determined passion; every word making it clear that you are in the … Read More