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    What is “Special Club” Champagne?

    The Special Club, or Club Trésors de Champagne, was originally founded in 1971 by 12 of the oldest families of the Champagne region. Since then, the club has grown to include 29 producers committed to excellence in all aspects of production. This exclusive membership is only open to Recoltant Manipulants (a French designation for a [...]

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    Champagne Movie Night: Oct. 4th

    Save the date! On the evening of Tuesday, October 4th, we’re taking over Edmonds Theater (415 Main St, Edmonds, WA) for a Champagne movie night! Join us for Fat Cork bubbly, popcorn and a big screen feature. More information and tickets coming soon. Help us decide which movie pairs best with Champagne and popcorn by leaving a comment, [...]

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    Fat Cork featured in Market Watch Magazine

    We are honored to be featured in Market Watch Magazine! Bryan was quoted on the unique appeal of Grower Champagne in their article “Grower Champagne Goes Mainstream”. Check out the full article here. 

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    Fat Cork goes to IPNC, 2016

    Our Champagnes have been consumed and celebrated at the International Pinot Noir Celebration since Bryan first visited in 2011, rolling a cooler around filled with bubbles! Thibaud Mandet (Winemaker at WillaKenzie), Bryan, Rollin Soles (Winemaker at ROCO Winery) Pinot Noir from Australia, excellent! Champagne and sparkling wine fanatics: David Speer (Ambonnay), Rajat Parr (Evening Land, [...]

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    Meet our Grower: Champagne Redon

      Trépail, the beautiful home village of the Redon family, is one of the sunniest places in all of Champagne. The additional light makes their grapes—mostly Chardonnay—extra ripe upon picking, leading to fruit-forward and elegant wines. The Redon family now produces two distinct lines of Champagne, one by the father, Pascal, and one by the [...]

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    Go Outside!

    Enjoy the great outdoors with your Champagne this summer (no cooler required!). AT A CAMPSITE Pitch your tent near a stream, nestle your bottles along the shore, and let the fresh water cool your Champagne.   IN A POOL Use a kiddie pool as an ice bath! Fill the pool with half ice, half water, add Champagne [...]

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    Before & After: Our New Champagne cave!

    We’re proud to show off our newly remodeled Champagne cave, and we’re humbled by the support that has allowed us to grow! FC Club Members! If you’re planning a trip to Seattle (or live here now!), schedule a private, complimentary tasting in our Champagne cave! Simply email two weeks before your visit to make [...]

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    Bryan stars on New Day Northwest!

      Fat Cork was on New Day Northwest! Bryan sat down with New Day Northwest host, Margaret Larson, to teach a Champagne lesson and tell the story of Fat Cork on live TV.

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    Millésime 2008 – Our New Favorite Vintage

    Millésime (Vintage): Unique among Champagnes, Vintage Champagne is produced solely from grapes harvested in a single year and only in exceptional vintages. Aging requirements increase and producers must age these wines for a minimum of three years prior to release—many will age considerably longer. At Fat Cork, some of our producers choose to age as [...]

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    FC Club Featured in Seattle Magazine!

    We are honored to have our name in the latest issue of Seattle Magazine! Our FC Club was named one of Seattle Magazine’s favorite local subscriptions. Check out the full feature here!   

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