Camp Schramsberg Part 6: Seminar on Sparkling Rosé

Camp Schramsberg Part 6: Seminar on Sparkling Rosé

The last tasting seminar during Camp Schramsberg focused on rosé sparkling wines served with tasting trays mapped with creamy goat cheese polenta, fresh goat cheese, smoked paprika, seared salmon, salmon gravlax, picked beet and orange emulsion and Venezuelan sirloin...
Camp Schramsberg Part 5: The Act of Remuage

Camp Schramsberg Part 5: The Act of Remuage

Our final day at Camp Schramsberg began with a tour of Schramsberg’s historic caves, followed by a riddling demonstration. What is riddling, you ask? It is the twisting, jolting and gradual inversion of bottles in riddling racks done to gather the bottle fermentation...
Camp Schramsberg Part 6: Seminar on Sparkling Rosé

Camp Schramsberg Part 4: Pairing Food & Sparkling Wines

“Everyone has blind spots in taste and smell,” Holly Peterson announced before a discussion on cause and effect in pairing food and wines. Most tasters agree that red wine paired with asparagus emits a metallic taste, but sparkling wine is a different story, according...
Camp Schramsberg, Part 3: Channeling our Inner Napoleon

Camp Schramsberg, Part 3: Channeling our Inner Napoleon

Sabrage became popular in France when the army of Napoleon visited many of the aristocratic domains. It was just after the French Revolution and the saber was the weapon of choice of Napoleon’s light cavalry (the Hussars). Napoleon’s spectacular victories...
An Unparalleled Harvest Experience at Camp Schramsberg

An Unparalleled Harvest Experience at Camp Schramsberg

It was early evening on the close of Labor Day when I parked my car at Schramsberg Vineyards. A five-minute trek up Diamond Mountain led to a clearing where a farmer’s table was set for about 30 dinner guests. Sommeliers, local food-and-beverage managers and...

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