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Wine Term Pronunciations

August 10, 2015

Even those in the wine industry are subject to the occasional mispronunciation when it comes to wine terminology. How could we not be when something that looks like it should be pronounced terror is actually pronounced teh-rwahr(terroir)? In any event, we’ve gathered some of the most tongue twisting words in the wine world to hopefully make […]

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White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies Recipe

December 16, 2014

Our Vineyard Accounts Payable Associate, Shannon Maberry, is somewhat of a baking genius. We are constantly spoiled by her sweet and savory treats she brings into the office. This week, she has been kind enough to share with us one of her favorite holiday treats, White Chocolate Cranberry Blondies. Lucky for us, she brought some of […]

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Brut Coquard Vertical

July 7, 2014

It is rare that we have the opportunity to offer a vertical of any of our wines, let alone one of our Sparkling Winemaker’s favorites. Our Brut Coquard, simply put, was first made as a tribute to the wooden coquard basket presses we use to press our fruit destined  for the sparkling wine program. Back in […]

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Easter Wine Pairings

April 17, 2014

There are almost limitless possibilities when it comes to pairing food and wine for Easter celebrations but there is definitely a method to the madness. Here are a few different ways to go about pairing wine with food; pair wines that mimic the flavors of the foods, or wines that balance the highs and lows of the food(think; […]

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Guest Blog from Sparkling Winemaker, Dave Hickey: Blending

March 27, 2014

  One of the highlights of my year is when I prepare the final blends for sparkling bottling. I’m often asked what I’m searching for as I taste the wines and decide which blend they will go into. On an average year, I am tasting between 4 lots of Chardonnay, 4 Pinot Noir lots and 3 […]

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Sparkling Wine/Champagne Lingo

December 27, 2013

The new year is almost here!  It’s time to reflect on the year past, think about new year’s resolutions and most importantly, make plans for your NYE celebration!  Alright, maybe that isn’t more important than setting year-long goals for yourself or acknowledging your achievements in the past year but it sure is fun!  It seems […]

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Valentine’s Day Food & Wine Pairing

February 10, 2012

Looking for a food & wine pairing sure to satisfy your sweetheart this Valentine’s Day?  Bubbly and chocolate covered fruit is a no-brainier.  See why we just adore this pairing of 2008 Laetitia Brut de Blancs Sparkling Wine and milk chocolate covered strawberries!  (This wine also received 91 Points from Wine Enthusiast Magazine!)    

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Maison Deutz Cheese-the perfect appetizer

February 1, 2012

Back in the days before Laetitia Vineyard & Winery came to be, we were a house of world-renowned sparkling wines, called Maison Deutz.  We produced some of the finest sparkling wines known to the US and we still produce these wines today!  If you visit us in our tasting room right off of the 101 […]

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