My Latest in The Gorge Magazine: Sparkling Wines

My latest in The Gorge Magazine: Sparkling Wine: Gorge Wines offer an enticing  array of bubbly selections. by L.M. Archer While the Columbia Gorge doesn’t name its winds, as do some Old World wine regions, winds nonetheless define the wine region. Here, breezes careen, cascade, and collide in kinetic intensity, banshees of brute force unwilling […]

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My Latest in Wines & Vines Magazine: Domestic Sparkling Wine Finds Its Identity

Domestic Sparkling Wine Finds Its Identity Winemakers on both coasts of the U.S. describe their processes in producing méthode champenoise wine By L. M. Archer While many in the wine trade consider Champagne the “king of wines and wine of kings,” more consumers increasingly regard sparkling wine as its equally regal offspring. Astute Champagne houses […]

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My Latest Cover Story in Oregon Wine Press: Bubbling Brew – Sparkling bewitches Oregon industry

Bubbling Brew Sparkling bewitches Oregon industry By L.M. Archer Sparkling wine demands time, toil and treasure. It’s also seductive as hell. Just ask Oregon winemakers. Already renowned for premium Pinot Noir, the state now threatens to outshine other wine regions in bubbles. Many ascribe this burgeoning fizz fame to a far-flung band of passionate winemakers […]

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My Latest in @SevenFiftyDaily: 7 Tips for Building a Sparkling Wine List that Pops

7 Tips for Building a Sparkling Wine List that Pops From menu organization to pricing, here’s how to set your bubbly selection apart by L.M. Archer The sparkling-wine market is on a seemingly unquenchable climb. In 2016, U.S. consumption alone rose 6.6 percent, according to the 2017 Wine Handbook of the Beverage Information Group, with […]

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