Tag Archives: Champagne

New Year Resolutions: How Well Did You Do?

To start 2011, we targeted 5 resolutions for any wine lover to achieve including ourselves.  They were as follows: Drink sparkling wine other than just for special events Slow down and enjoy wine more Venture out of your comfort zone Learn more about wine Open that special bottle So, how did you do?  And what [...]

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Champagne is Popping Again! ‘Tis the Season

A recent article from the Wall Street Journal says Champagne is “bubbling again” which is music to the ears of bubble hounds around the globe.  We love the fizz here at IWA, of course, as it is an integral part of the rich and cultured wine country lifestyle we all embrace.  While most known as the beverage [...]

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How to Make High-Quality Sparkling Wine

At Windsor Vineyards we take great pride in the quality and excellence of the sparkling wines we craft and believe strongly that these wines are amongst the finest produced.  Making sparkling wine can be done through a variety of different processes, however, the best way to do so is via the traditional method defined and [...]

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Bosc Pear Salad with Crumbled Goat Cheese

Continuing with the Sparkling holiday theme, we have a great recipe for your gastronomical pleasure.  Sparkling wine is incredibly food friendly but is all too often overlooked as such when most of us tend to think of sparkling wines exclusively as the greeting aperitif wine at a party or for toasting a significant occasion or [...]

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7 Tips for the Perfect Toast

At some point in your life there may come a time when you are called upon to perform a toast in honor of a good friend, a co-worker or a family member.  It has been a tradition for centuries to commemorate life’s celebrations and expected to be performed with a beverage in hand, which, in [...]

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