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    All About Rosé

    Bryan introduces us to Rosé just in time for Valentine’s Day! Video by Geena Pietromonaco.

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    How to Open Champagne

    A quick tutorial from Bryan Maletis on opening a Champagne bottle the right way! Video by Geena Pietromonaco.

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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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    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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    Fat Cork has been featured in San Francisco’s 7×7 Magazine!

    Last week, Fat Cork was a featured article in San Francisco’s food and drink magazine 7×7. Author Schuyler Bailey gave a brief overview of our Fantastic Champagne club and the bubbles we offer. Bailey noted the quality of the bottles we carry: “These boutique–style bottles tend to be better quality for a fairer price, and […]

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    Pupitres, Vin Clair and Brut Nature

    Traveling to France is a wonderful necessity for our business. It’s not as glamorous as you might think and it’s always exhausting, but every time the wheels touch down at Charles de Gaulle Airport, a feeling of exhilaration and anticipation rushes through my body. I’m always excited to experience a different culture in a foreign […]

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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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    Fat Cork Magnums Welcome Their Cousins to America

      Only one year ago, the very first generation of Magnums arrived on the shores of America just in time for a Thanksgiving toast. Soon after, the exuberant popping of corks could not be ignored by their cousins still in France. Convinced America was the perfect new home for their celebrations, the next generation of […]

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    Meet the Grower: Champagne Didier-Ducos Fils

      We love our Champagne producers very much, so, it is our pleasure to introduce you to  the wonderful family of Champagne Didier-Ducos! History: Champagne Didier Ducos was born in 1946 as the result of a marriage between Yvonne & Adrien. Adrien was fortunate to survive WWII, came back to France, and started producing Champagne […]

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