Effervescent Travels: Gundlach Bundschu Winery

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Hello again wine + travel lovers! My last Effervescent Travels post gave you an insider’s look at, and a review of the wines of, Altra Winery during my trip to Sonoma and Napa last spring and, as promised, I’m back for another edition of “Effervescent Travels” detailing more of my wine country adventures. This time I’m…

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Effervescent Travels: Altra Winery in Napa

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I am feeling a bit wistful. This time last year I was preparing to embark on a marvelous week-long visit to Napa, California and I was absolutely giddy with excitement. It was a girls trip–I was traveling with one of my wine-loving girlfriends, and the plan was to experience as much relaxation and wine country…

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Fizz Friday: Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut

Gloria Ferrer Sonoma Brut

Time to chat sparkling wine for Fizz Friday! This week’s edition finds us in the Napa & Sonoma region with a pick from one of my favorite sparkling wineries: Gloria Ferrer. While the winery  has some still wines as well, Gloria Ferrer is well known for its wide range of sparkling options {around 8 styles in…

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Fizz Friday: Champagne Collet Demi-Sec

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Today’s Fizz Friday find is from a small champagne cooperative discovered at a recent tasting that I just fell in love with: Champagne Collet Demi-Sec. Now Champagne Collet is not to be confused with Real Housewife of Orange County star Heather Dubrow’s Colette Brut. Heather’s Colette is a sparkling wine made in Napa Valley in…

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