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    Freshly Disgorged: Vintage Champagnes, Fresh Corks

      Dis·gorge /disˈgôrj/ 1) To remove the sediment from (a sparkling wine) after fermentation. “The Champagne is aged in the bottle before it is disgorged.” Late 15th century, from old French Disgorgement – the Grand Finale!  After base wines have been created, they are blended, bottled, and fermented again inside the bottle. Then comes the magic; the […]

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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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    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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    Champagne Jean Baillette-Prudhomme is Visiting the PNW!

      We are thrilled and honored to announce that our producer, Laureen Baillette and Madam Baillette of Champagne Jean Baillette-Prudhomme will be visiting the Northwest in April! They are traveling all the way from Trois-Puits, France to join Bryan on a Northwest adventure of vineyard tours, seminars, tastings, and of course, a visit to Fat Cork. We are […]

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    Fat Cork Featured in Seattle Magazine!

    We were honored to be featured in the December 2015 issue of Seattle Magazine! Check out an excerpt of the article written by Paul Zitarelli below or visit Seattle Magazine online to see the full feature. Sparkling Wine for Holiday (and Everyday) Celebrations Paul Zitarelli’s guide to this season’s bubbliest companions for entertaining | December 2015 […]

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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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    Meet Team FC

    Dear Fat Cork Fans,  Fat Cork is growing, in more ways than one. We’ve added new Champagnes, new interns, and even a new baby boy (congratulations, Bryan and Abby!).  We’re proud of our hard-working team and want to introduce you to all the people that make Fat Cork a great small business. Cheers and thank […]

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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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