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Review: Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé 2008

Review: Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Rosé 2008

Sometimes, you just have to treat yourself. Purchasing a bottle of Moet Grand Vintage Rosé 2008 is a surefire way to do just that. The name alone absolutely purrs with luxury, instantly transporting us to a rooftop party beneath the stars, where tiny and intricate hors d’oeuvres are served and members of the aristocracy plan to misbehave. Moet is the […]

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The Sparkling Wines To Break Open In Celebration Of Your Divorce

The Sparkling Wines To Break Open In Celebration Of Your Divorce

Congratulations! You made it! Whether you’re utterly devastated or absolutely over the moon that you’re divorced from that SOB or bitch on heels, it’s finally done. Finito. Finished. The end. Ending a marriage can be soul-sucking, not to mention expensive. But as Louis C.K. says, ”No good marriage ends in divorce,” so if you find yourself finally […]

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Is Dosage A Dirty Word?

Is Dosage A Dirty Word?

At a recent tasting with the winemaker from a prominent Champagne house, the inevitable subject of dosage – the sugar solution added after the secondary fermentation and disgorgement and before final corking and shipping – came up early in our discussion of the wines. Dosage determines the category, the most common being Brut, which allows […]

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