The Sipping Point 12/29

by Laurie Forster on December 29, 2012

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Sips of the Week domaine chandon

Domaine Chandon Brut, California $18.99

 Winemaker’s Notes: Classic balance typifies this refreshingly soft, yet dry wine. The wine delivers complex apple and pear characteristics accented by citrus spice over notes of almond and caramel in the bouquet. When you taste Brut Classic, look for nutty flavors with hints of brioche that build to a refreshingly dry finish.

 Nicolas Feuillatte Brut Champagne, France $32.99

 Winemaker’s Notes: Delicate and Elegant, The Brut Réserve is aged for at least 3 years in our cellars, even though the legal minimum ageing requirement is 15 months. 150 different crus make up the blend. Reserve wines account for 15 – 35% of the blend to maintain the Brut Réserve’s consistency of quality and style from one year to the next.

All the details on the Sips of the Week are at TheWineCoach.com, on my free App for iPhone/Android and are available at Wells Discount Liquors check them out at www.WellsWine.com

Featured Guest
Leslie Sbrocco, head Thirsty Girl and author of Wine for Women, joins us to talk about some of her favorite recipes for New Years Eve using the Domaine Chandon Brut Classic. Recipes and entertaining tips can be found on their facebook page and clicking on Share Some Sparkle.

 Upcoming Events

1/5: Something to Wine About at The Oxford Inn…part comedy, part wine tasting and 100% hilarious! Tickets are $25 include wine tastings, light fare and unlimited laughs. Buy Tickets at  TheWineCoach.com or call 410-226-5220. Add a 3 course prix fixe dinner for only $25!

SOLD OUT 1/9: Something to Wine About at City Winery…part comedy, part wine tasting and 100% hilarious! Tickets are $45 include wine tastings, light fare and unlimited laughs. Buy Tickets at CityWinery.com 

2/1: Something to Wine About at Boordy Vineyards…part comedy, part wine tasting and 100% hilarious! Tickets are $40 include wine tastings, light fare and unlimited laughs. Buy Tickets at Boordy.com

Wine Sandwich

Sharon Johnson is owner of Cheese Galore and More, located in Cross Street Market in Baltimore’s Historic Federal Hill. Sharon spent 25 years in the food industry in both management and food sales.  After a corporate restructuring she decided to take the leap and open her own Gourmet Cheese shop, which is now 16 months new.

Next Week
Drink like it’s 1999…savvy alternatives to your favorite wine splurges of yesterday and Boordy Vineyards founder Rob Deford joins us to talk about his award winning wines and a very exciting event we’ll be doing together.
A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:
Wells Discount Liquors, Sheehy Lexus of Annapolis and Sergio’s Jewelers

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