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    Meet our Grower: Hervieux-Dumez

      Meet our grower, Champagne Hervieux-Dumez! Bruno Dumez is the current vigneron of his family’s vineyards, working alongside his brother and son in the Montagne de Reims region of Champagne. We like to call him a “perfect Frenchman” because he has two passions in life: being a Champenois and an avid bicyclist! He is honored [...]

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    Fat Cork’s 5 Year Anniversary!

    Our Proudest Moments: / 1. We have imported exclusive Champagne from 12 wonderful grower-producers since the beginning. / 2. Fat Cork Champagne has been featured on the menus of over 25 restaurants including The Walrus and the Carpenter, Canlis, RN74, Sons & Daughters, Staple & Fancy and Dahlia Lounge. / 3. Bryan was recognized as a 40 Under 40 Business Leader by the Puget Sound Business Journal (2014). / 4.  We welcomed two Boss Juniors to [...]

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    Fat Cork Grower Map

    Fat Cork grower maps are now available! All 12 of our growers are illustrated on this fun and educational poster, designed by our very own Chloe and Marco. Request one in your next order, or pick one up at our warehouse.

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    Meet our Grower: Jean Baillette-Prudhomme

    Meet Champagne Jean Baillette-Prudhomme! Laureen Baillette is a true star hailing from the Montagne de Reims region. At only 29 years old, Laureen is the vigneronne of Champagne Jean Baillette-Prudhomme. With her mother’s guidance and sister’s help, Jean Baillette-Prudhomme is one of the few vineyards in Champagne managed by three women! The secret of this [...]

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    Meet our Grower: Perrot-Batteux et Filles

    Meet Champagne Perrot-Batteux et Filles! As the name “et Filles” indicates, this Champagne house was inherited by a daughter. Cynthia Perrot has proudly led and progressed the family operation over the last 10 years. Coming from the southernmost region of the Côte des Blancs, her soil is composed of pure chalk. This terroir undoubtedly cultivates the freshest [...]

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    Bryan featured in Bellevue Club Reflections

    “This world is crazy, and so is daily life; taking a moment to reflect and celebrate is what makes me most happy.” – Bryan Maletis, Fat Cork co-founder Check out Bryan’s full interview in the Bellevue Club Reflections Beauty and Luxury issue! A special thank you to Lauren Hunsberger for the feature.  

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    Fat Cork featured in Wall Street Journal!

    We are extremely proud to have been featured in an article about Wine Clubs in The Wall Street Journal‘s Off Duty section. And, we were the only Champagne Club mentioned! Check out Lettie Teague’s review of our club here.  

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    Grower Champagne Guide from Fat Cork & Wine Folly

    Our very own Bryan Maletis was recently featured as a guest contributor on Wine Folly, a blog devoted to decoding the wide world of wine. Bryan was honored to work with Madeline, the creator of Wine Folly, to create a Guide to Grower Champagne. The article covers all the basics of grower-produced bubbly and features [...]

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    Fat Cork on Evening Magazine

    Fat Cork made it’s television debut on Evening Magazine! Camera crews took over the warehouse as Bryan sat down with local TV host Kim Holcomb to explain Fat Cork’s Celebrate Everyday philosophy and demonstrate the art of sabering a bottle!

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