Champagne Charles Heidsieck Dinner at Rotisserie Georgette Featuring NV Blanc de Blancs and the 2004 Blanc des Millénaires

Champagne Charles Heidsieck is the perfect wine for modern quaintrelles and dandies. The bubbly was created by the dandy and entrepreneur, Charles Heidsieck, in the 19th century when he was  only 29 years old. His goal was to create a Champagne house that was more adventurous and unique. The goal was attained and he became known as “Champagne Charlie”. After […]

Cheese Week 2018: NYC Cheese Adventures

  I had the pleasure of going to a 5 course lunch preview for Cheese Week at Beaubourg in NYC a few weeks ago. The first course was the star of the lunch, a cheese plate pairing from Michelin star Chef Nicolas Abello that included: Savencia Esquirrou Ossau Iraty Au Lait Cru, Fromagerie Henri Hutin Baby Belletoile Triple Creme, Saint […]

The Sweet Wines of Bordeaux

The Bordeaux region of France is known for it’s spectacular wine. Did you know that the region also produces exquisite sweet white wines?  There are ten appellations that the wine comes from with the most popular and well known being the Sauternes. The sweet wines require intense labor which make them the most expensive to produce in Bordeaux. The golden […]

Loire Valley

I really need to get myself back to France. I would love to go and explore the Loire Valley Region. Not only do I love the wines from the area, but there are some glorious magickal castles to see. I would of course have to visit  Château de Chinon where they do  Joan of Arc exhibitions. Maybe in 2018, I will […]