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 […]Read more "My Latest in Wines & Vines Magazine: Domestic Sparkling Wine Finds Its Identity"
Washington Wineries Move to Former Brewery by L.M. Archer Woodinville, Wash.—Sparkman Cellars and DeLille Cellars made what one described as a “game changing” move to set up shop in a vacant brewery once operated by Redhook. “There is not another Redhook,” says Chris Sparkman, director of winemaking and founder of Sparkman Cellars. “There’s […]Read more "My Latest in Wines & Vines: Washington Wineries Move to Former Brewery"
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