the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from bordeaux on day 5
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the 12 days of fizzmas: crémant from bordeaux on day 5

Bordeaux’s main white grapes are Semillon and Sauvignon Blanc, so obv that’s what most of their sparkling is made from. Jaillance Crémant is made in the same method as champagne, and their “Cuvée de l’Abbaye” is made with Semillon and Cab Franc grapes. It’s dry, delicious, and awesome with savory foods (like gougères, aka cheese puffs). The … Continue reading

obama’s grapiest gifters
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obama’s grapiest gifters

Lots of gifts are given to the president. I mean hell, I get gifts and I’m just grapefriend so you can surmise that the leader of the free world gets some killer swag. Let’s just concentrate on the wine-related ones though, and see which country is the biggest grapefriend: portugal Professor Anıbal Cavaco Silva, president of Portugal: W&J … Continue reading