Tastings / Champagne/Sparkling Wine

Champagne Henri Giraud

Champagne Henri Giraud

You can practically feel the bubbles tingling on your tongue as Paul Grieco speaks with Claude Giraud of the Champagne label Henri Giraud. They discuss the exciting changes in the Champagne market.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine5:20
Blanc de Blanc vs Blanc de Noir

Blanc de Blanc vs Blanc de Noir

With all those tiny bubbles, it's easy to forget that champagne is wine like any other, with lots of subtle nuances of flavor and aroma. Ben Giliberti gets to the heart of the matter by comparing chardonnay versus pinot noir based champagne.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine8:10
Non-Vintage Champagne

Non-Vintage Champagne

Non-vintage brut is the backbone of the champagne industry, and for good reason. These elegant wines are blended from the best vintages and vineyards to give customers consistently delicious results. Ben Giliberti tastes through several small grower champagnes.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine7:18
Sensational Serveaux

Sensational Serveaux

Andrew McMurray continues on his tasting voyage through Champagne, joining expert Sylvain Allart to taste the wines of Serveaux Fils. Find out what sets this small producer apart from the pack (hint: it's all in the grapes).  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine4:11
Vintage Champagne from Small Growers

Vintage Champagne from Small Growers

What the big deal about vintage champagne? Is it really worth the added cost? Ben Giliberti gives you the inside dope by tasting five distinctive and exciting vinatge champagnes.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine9:05
Champagne Charles Ellner

Champagne Charles Ellner

Charles Ellner began his career as a riddler, the person who rotates bottles to ensure Champagne's bubbles develop properly. He went on to own what has become a highly acclaimed Champagne house. Sommelier Paul Grieco tastes a lovely Champagne Charles Ellner Brut with producer Sylvain Allart.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine3:42
Rose Champagne

Rose Champagne

Champagne is one of the world's most festive wines. But, make it pink and you've got an instant party! Ben Giliberti tastes three delicious champagnes that are pretty in pink.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine7:13
Small Grower Champagne

Small Grower Champagne

Krug, Cristal, and Moet et Chandon are household names. But, small grower champagne has rapidly emerged in the marketplace? Ben Giliberti shares his thoughts on the advantages and drawbacks of champagne from grower-run champagne houses.   More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine2:30
Champagne Charles Ellner

Champagne Charles Ellner

Continue to explore the joys of Champagne in Andrew McMurray's series on the greatest wines from one of the world's greatest regions. In this episode Andrew tastes five wonderful Champagnes from the prestigious producer Charles Ellner.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine6:40
Grand Cru Godme

Grand Cru Godme

Zachy's Andrew McMurray shares one of the highlights of his trip to Champagne: Champagne Godme. Watch Andrew fall in love with those tiny bubbles as he tastes Godme's exquisite, moderately priced Champagnes.  More »

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Tastings: Champagne/Sparkling Wine4:13