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WHY TWC BUBBLES?

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An at-a-glance guide to bubbles worth hunting down DISTINCTION ADVENTURE GREATNESS FARM-TO-TABLE SMALL IS BEAUTIFUL ARGYLE • Certified Sustainable and part of L.I.V.E. • Vintage-dated Brut • Highest rated Sparkling Wine outside of Champagne • 2011 Brut WS 90 pts / 2010 Brut WA 91pts / 2009 Brut WS 90pts / 2008 Brut WA 90pts • All hand harvested. • Disgorged on
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Part Three: Nine Champagnes Wil Bailey wants you to know

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Our Champagne portfolio at The Wine Company represents 60 selections with a nice offering of the most capable Récoltant-Manipulants as well as an enticing selection of the most illustrious boutique houses to be found - not to mention the additional 70+ sparkling wines from outside of Champagne. Choosing can be daunting. Wine Company Portfolio Director Wil
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Part Two: Nine Champagnes Wil Bailey wants you to know

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Our Champagne portfolio at The Wine Company represents 60 selections with a nice offering of the most capable Récoltant-Manipulants as well as an enticing selection of the most illustrious boutique houses to be found - not to mention the additional 70+ sparkling wines from outside of Champagne. Choosing can be daunting. Wine Company Portfolio Director Wil
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Part One: Nine Champagnes Wil Bailey wants you to know

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Our Champagne portfolio at The Wine Company represents 60 selections with a nice offering of the most capable Récoltant-Manipulants as well as an enticing selection of the most illustrious boutique houses to be found - not to mention the additional 70+ sparkling wines from outside of Champagne. Choosing can be daunting. Wine Company Portfolio Director Wil
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In Support of Pinot Meunier (and welcome Moussé Fils to Minnesota!)

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It's never fun to be the third wheel. To sit at a dinner table and be the one that feels like you don't know as much as the vivacious and outgoing people surrounding you. To be the one picked last to join the kickball team. To be the one that answers
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Photos and videos from the Grower Champagne Extravaganza

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What happens when hundreds of wine lovers and hundreds of bottles of incredible Champagne from tiny and integrity-driven producers are in one room together? Relive the Grower Champagne Extravaganza below ... photos, videos, and more! If you're looking for tasting notes from the event those can be found here.
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Tasting notes from the Grower Champagne Extravaganza

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Wow! Many thanks to the hundreds of consumers that came out to our Grower Champagne Extravaganza on January 25th, 2014! The room was packed with wonderful people enjoying incredible Champagnes all produced from boutique-sized houses. It was an afternoon to remember! But for many (us included!) some of the nuance and details
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Grower Champagne producer profiles

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Many of you have asked for a cheat sheet of sorts regarding our list of Grower-Producer Champagnes. We are firm believers that the more you know about where your wine comes from, the more you'll enjoy it. (In that light be sure to also check out our posts on Sparkling
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Grower Champagne: Families, Farming, and the Future

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We are getting incredibly excited about the upcoming Grower Champagne Extravaganza, coming on January 25th, 2014. To help spread the word, here is a personal invite from Larry Colbeck, founder and owner of The Wine Company. This is quickly shaping up to be the greatest Champagne tasting ever held in the
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Prosecco: the facts you need to know

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Prosecco sales are through the roof nationwide, and for good reason: the gentle nature of the bubbles, the faintest whiff of sweetness, and ... let's be honest ... a flavor profile that kicks any party into high gear. With Prosecco so popular, it's high time to get our facts straight about
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