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Taittinger Champagne Caves

Wayward Wine’s tour of Champagne continues after last Monday’s post (read here).

Today we leave the frozen tundra of Reims above for the subterranean caves that turn wine into fizzy, magical Champagne.

Our hosts recommended we reserve a tour of the caves of
Taittinger: a producer we love. So we cross town, trudge uphill, and find the unassuming complex: Continue reading

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Champagne 1: The City of Reims France

Champagne. We cannot end our seven month, thirteen country EU Austerity Drinking Tour without stopping in Champagne. The beer in the Czech Republic, Germany, Holland, & Belgium have revolutionized our thinking.

However, Champagne is Champagne. My wife dropped her Diet Coke habit for Champagne. No other region manages to make a product as expensive, iconic, and controversial as Champagne. So, goodbye Amiens. Hello Reims! Continue reading

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