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Corks vs Screw Caps

February 22, 2017

Over the past decade we spent a lot of time thinking about the benefits of screw cap versus cork closures. As a group we wondered about your feelings. Would you miss the traditional cork? How did you feel about this trend in the marketplace? After one year’s trial on a mobile bottling line, there were […]

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Champagne Sparks Joy with (and without) Food!

February 8, 2017

My drink of choice on Valentine’s Day and to be honest, every day is bubbles. Bubbles come typically under different names: Champagne (the gold standard by definition can only be made in the Champagne region of France). Some other names for Sparkling Wines are: Prosecco from Italy, Cava from Spain, Cremant from the Loire region […]

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How Long Does Wine Last Once Opened?

January 24, 2017

Are you still in recovery mode from your New Year’s celebrations? We are. Still drinking wine, though in moderation.  Leaving half open bottles of Pinot hurts too much – but there are some secrets to extending its life. One of our most popular blogs from our past addresses this issue, so we thought we’d recycle […]

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Laetitian’s New Year’s Resolutions

December 29, 2016

In our first newsletter of the year, our team wanted to chime in and commit their new year’s resolutions to print. It’s already the 11th of January and like me you’ve been inundated with emails either extolling or refuting resolutions. Whatever… At Laetitia we’re planning to go about making resolutions the old fashioned way.  This, […]

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A Toast to You

December 28, 2016

Dear Readers, In our final blog post of the year Selim and I wanted to take a moment to appreciate your loyalty and patronage! We give many thanks to the loyal Wine Club Members who’ve enjoyed our quarterly wine club selection this past year. We thank those of you who’ve belonged to the wine club […]

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Hollywood & Brut. . .Match Made in Heaven

December 14, 2016

You never know where life will take you is stamped on every NADIA cork.  It reminds me each day to be surprised and grateful for the unexpected in life. While in California for our End of the Year Party I had the opportunity to meet Yvette Mimieux whom you may remember from her movie career in […]

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving

November 30, 2016

  If you’re goal-oriented like me then you accomplished the following in the past week or so: you had a pretty wonderful Thanksgiving filled with great food, family and friends; you capitalized on a few Black Friday bargains; you also made sure not to miss one of the many Cyber Monday emails advertising discounted shoes, […]

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Pinot Noir Rules at Laetitia

November 16, 2016

Last week I presented Laetitia and NADIA wines to a delightful group at the 2016 American Wine Society Conference in Costa Mesa, CA. What a privilege to have been invited back to address this important conference on behalf of our wines. I love talking about Laetitia and sharing what makes us special. To this end, […]

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The Crush Chronicle Finale

November 2, 2016

It’s a wrap! Yes, it’s true! The 2016 harvest for Laetitia and Santa Barbara Highlands was officially completed last Wednesday. It’s both a happy and sad time for us. The hard work we’ve done all year has paid off, but now we must start again, planning and thinking about the year to come. For me […]

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Good Morning Music City!

October 19, 2016

Good morning, Nashville! Good morning Nashville! This refrain echoes from Robert Altman’s classic movie! I’m thrilled to be in this rapidly expanding city— a favorite for bachelorettes, headquarters to many new healthcare companies, and a destination for conferences, Nashville delivers southern charm and hospitality in spades, and yes, that’s what we received this week. Everyone was […]

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