Learn About Piper Sonoma
In 1980, Piper Sonoma was founded with the long-term goal of creating America's finest "methode champenoise" sparkling wines. Piper Sonoma recognized in the soils and climate of northern Sonoma County the potential to carry on the great traditions of champagne, but in the spirit and style of California.
Learn About Sonoma County
Twice as large as Napa in size, Sonoma County only makes about a half the amount of wine as her northeasterly neighbor. But Sonoma, with her size, is able to vouch for more diversity within her borders, including sub-AVAs that are climatically varied. The atmosphere of Sonoma is decidedly laid back and down home country style. But in wines, they are keeping up with the...
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Learn About Non-Vintage
Most Champagne you encounter will be NV, or non-vintage. This is because the base wine is a blend of wine from
In producing non-vintage wines, Champagne houses strive to keep the taste consistent year by year, and non-vintage
the winemakers flexibility in blending, ensuring a constant style each year. Non-vintage Champagne...
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