The term “Champagne” is often used ubiquitously for bubbly wine, but the name actually holds a specific distinction indicative of wine style and place. In this episode, Sara will go into the details of what makes Champagne unique and sits down with Paula Kornell, a Napa Valley winemaker, to discuss traditional method sparkling wine from all over the world.
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Available in video format on YouTube
Prefer reading to listening? Read the original draft of my scripted commentary here. It is a little bit different than what ended up in the show!