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A Franciacorta Masterpiece That Rivals Champagne

Vinexpo Bordeaux was the site of several talks and master classes including a special tasting showcasing the Italian sparkler Franciacorta. Little known in the United States or other parts of the world, Franciacorta may just be the next Champagne. It hails from the Lombardy region of northern Italy, where Italians have been making renditions of sparkling wine since the 1600s…. Read more »

Bubbles In My Dreams

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Something new, something different, something about bubbles. A reoccurring theme in my life that started one stormy afternoon in the small town of Broomfield, halfway between Denver and Boulder. Outside playing with my brother, the afternoon progressed and as it often does in that area, clouds rolled in. Layers and layers of clouds like slowly pouring thick crème anglaise back… Read more »