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Laetitia’s 2017 Harvest

September 14, 2017

It’s harvest again, a time we look forward to all year and once it starts we can’t wait for it to be over. Harvest – the fruit of our labor in the vineyard, the result of so many different factors: pruning, trellising, micro-climates, planting, soils and ultimately the weather. In 2017 the weather has affected […]

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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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The Crush Chronicles: Part III

September 7, 2016

It’s all hands on deck at the winery right now, our wine-making team is busy evaluating, tasting, and turning our precious grapes into wine. In the tasting room, our wine club is also very busy with pick-up parties and shipping our latest Wine Club to you, our dear customer. For Wine Club shipment and pick-up […]

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The Crush Chronicles: Part II

August 24, 2016

I have asked our Sparkling Winemaker, Dave Hickey to share his Harvest experience over the next couple of months. Dave brings this critical moment of the year in wine to life. Thank you Dave for all you do and for your dedication to creating award-winning sparkling wines for 31 years.   Dave Hickey’s Diary:  Tuesday, August 23rd, […]

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Guest Blog from Owner, Nadia Zilkha: Back to our roots at Champagne Deutz

May 19, 2014

Eric, Dave, Lino and I have arrived in France for a week. It was quite a challenge arranging visits with various wineries in Burgundy and Champagne. Some wineries were obviously more receptive than others, some were just not able to accommodate us as they didn’t have enough wine due to short back to back vintages. […]

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30th Anniversary through the eyes of Carmen Hickey

October 18, 2013

I can remember the day vividly in my mind.  I was wearing a pair of sky blue bell bottoms and I had my nine month old baby boy on my hip.  I walked into the Laetitia Tasting Room for the first time since my husband Dave had come to work at the winery.  The Tasting […]

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