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Why fruit for sparkling wines is harvested first..

September 4, 2012

Many folks have asked us over the years why we harvest the fruit for our sparkling wines before all else.  The truth is it is actually a matter of taste, rather than necessity and it isn’t as complicated as one may think. The world’s sparkling palate has been trained for centuries by the wines of […]

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Sparkling Wines-the Sugar Breakdown

February 6, 2012

Demi-Sec, Brut Nature, Extra Dry….what exactly does this sparkling and Champagne-exclusive terminology mean?  This guide will tell you how much dosage(sugar) was added after the wine went through it’s second fermentation and what you should expect from your next bottle of bubbles.   Doux-intensely sweet(>55 g/L of sugar)-Sugary sweet dessert wine, can act as your […]

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