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“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.”

“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).”

“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.”

“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.”