5 Random Facts About Wine

1. The longest recorded Champagne cork flight was 177 feet and 9 inches, 4 feet from level ground at Woodbury Vineyards in New York state, on June 5, 1988. 2. Marilyn Monroe was said to have once taken a bath in 350 bottles of Champagne. Vintage not confirmed. 3. The largest cork tree in the […]

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The Presidential Palate

When People magazine reported seeing an unopened bottle of Kendall-Jackson chardonnay in the Obamas’ kitchen, the California winery fired off a couple of cases to No. 44. Just another gift? Hardly. Winning over the presidential palate is a big deal for the wine industry, leaving vintners and oenophiles curious about what’s on tap for the […]

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