Grower Champagne Club – January 2023

Champagne Marie Copinet, Cuvée Monsieur Léonard, Brut Millésime 2013, $57

Champagne Copinet was founded by Jacques and Brigette Copinet in 1975, in the tiny village of Montgenost in the Côte de Sézanne, which lies to the south of the Côte des Blancs almost like an extension of that region.    Continue reading

Oregon Wine Club – December 2022

2017 Clay Pigeon Winery, Rogue Valley Syrah, $43

Winery Info: This Portland-based winery was founded in 2011 by Michael Claypool and Sasha Davies, combining their backgrounds in food (Sasha spent over a decade working in the world of cheese as a wholesaler, retailer, author, and educator) and wine (Michael has worked in the wine industry since the 2000s, both on the restaurant side and in cellars).           Continue reading