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In less than a month we’ll finally have the most comprehensive, modern text on Champagne – the region, the wines, the people and the history. As you may know, Peter Liem is my business partner in Sherryfest (coming up Oct 27-29 in NYC), and I am fortunate to count him as one of my dearest … Continued

An Evening with Etienne Calsac

A Dialgue with Champagne Producer Etienne Calsac – April 11, 2017 Last month I organized a tasting with Champagne producer Etienne Calsac, Champagne specialist Peter Liem, and ten guests. The seminar was arranged around Calsac’s new releases, focused on exploring the terroirs, and involved a dosage trial. We also talked at length about the dynamics he faces as a young … Continued