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  • Tag Archives: Importing Champagne

    How Champagne is Made

    Fat Cork Club – Join Now!   Producing Champagne is a fascinating art, passed down from many generations. From vineyard to table, the process takes years! Learn the laborious and extraordinary steps of making Champagne below. CHAMPAGNE VINEYARDS All Champagne begins as grapes growing in vineyards located in the Champagne region of France. There are […]

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    The Fourth Generation of Magnums have Arrived!

      After a long (but temperature controlled) pilgrimage from the caves of France, Fat Cork’s fourth generation of Magnums have arrive on our shores! Big, bubbly, and delicious, these Champagnes will make a statement. Each bottle is handled individually throughout production (from bottling to disgorgement). And, with less than 200 magnums of each cuvée produced […]

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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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    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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    Fat Cork’s Best in Show: 2014 Champagne

    The most memorable cuvées we imported last year. Dear Champagne lovers, All of the Champagne we import is phenomenal and each cuvée stands out for a different reason. That’s why I love hand-selecting for every FC Club Member! I will never be able to settle on a favorite cuvée and I adore all of our […]

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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 featured on Sur La Table’s Blog!

    Last week, Sur La Table’s A Sharp Knife & Salt blog featured Fat Cork in their roundup of New Year’s Champagne! Author Jay Campbell tasted three Fat Cork cuvées: 1)Pascal Redon Brut Tradition, an 80% Chardonnay and 20% Pinot Noir blend noted for floral and fruity notes throughout with a crisp finish. 2) Grongnet Special Club […]

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