News Archives: Terry Theise

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

Vilmart: Wine First, Then Champagne

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Founded by Désiré Vilmart in 1890, the Vilmart et Cie Estate has produced their own wines since the very beginning. Taking over the reins in 1995, Laurent Champs is the fifth generation to run this outstanding 11-hectare estate in the Premier Cru of Rilly la Montagne. Spread over only 12 parcels, Laurent’s dedication and his … Read More

Booze & Bubbles: Meet the Men & Women Behind the Marques!

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Skurnik’s Spirits Selections continues to grow in breadth and reputation. This past October, Spirits took the lead in a tasting appropriately titled, “Booze & Bubbles.” Customers had the opportunity to meet the men & women behind the marques, and now you do too! For those of you who were unable to attend and for those … Read More