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Why Drink Grower Champagne?

By Catherine | On Nov 30, 2011 | 1 Comment

Hello to my friends and followers.  Yup, I dropped the ball last week.  Traveled to Cincinnati for the Thanksgiving holiday (hope yours was yummy and that you drank some good wine), had some unexpected issues and just didn’t get a post done.  This is my new logo which will be incorporated, soon! I am back to my grower producer Champagne…

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Champagne Seminar

Grower Producer Champagne

By Catherine | On Nov 19, 2011 | No Comments

Being in the right place at the right time enabled me to attend a Champagne seminar this week featuring wines from French grower producers. Grower producers are just what it sounds like – people who grow their own grapes and make their own wines. As we head into the holiday season, I will spend several weeks on this topic. Today, 80% of…

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An Autumn Affair

By Catherine | On Nov 11, 2011 | No Comments

The Charleston Chapter of Les Dames d’Escoffier hosted a fund raiser October 27 at beautiful Lowndes Grove Plantation.  It was one of the nicest events I have been to in Charleston featuring over 100 wines and artisan food samplings, all enjoyed on a perfect fall evening on the banks of the Ashley River.  My friend, Susan, and I had to be strategic with our wine…


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