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“My advice: sign up (if you haven’t already), be willing to wait a bit, (even better would be to find a friend who has access to the first release), and buy what you can.”

“Twain-Peterson and Cottrell mention that making these wines has resulted in “a lot of discovery.” Their philosophy is a blend of trial-and-error as well as meticulous due-diligence.”

“This just-released sparkler is still wound a bit tight, but it's a wine of great finesse, length and piercing minerality (think Chablis with bubbles).”

“The Wire boys know this is all new territory. But if Champagne, with its traditions, can embrace the sparkle of change, certainly California can do the same.”