Category Archives: Sparkling Wine

Weingut Prechtl in Austria’s Weinveirtel

I actually discovered Prechtl’s through word of mouth. I was at a big tasting in Germany in search of a Grüner Veltliner to import. Everything I tasted was delicious but expensive, so I kept asking other German winebuyers for tips … Continue reading

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La Farra, located along “Prosecco Road” in Valdobbiadene territory

I went to Europe in the spring of 2011 with Prosecco at the top of my list of wines I needed to find.  There had been a shortage in the market the previous holiday season (that I had experienced as … Continue reading

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Cave de Bissey ~ Crémant from Burgundy

I got hooked into Cave de Bissey through a long-time French agent who had called on me at Portalis before we were in the import business.  François told me years ago that if the opportunity ever arose to start importing … Continue reading

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