Life Tastings Videos

Life Tastings Videos

Join us for our favorite eat and drink videos in the Keeper Life Tastings™ Videos

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In this episode of Life Tastings Domaine Lafarge Vial Videos, information about the vineyards , cuverie and the cellar are the focus.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. teaches us how to pair Champagnes with a variety of foods. At the end of the video, Peter reveals some surprisingly delicious pairings, as well as foods to avoid pairing with Champagne.

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To pop or not to pop? In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. answers this classic question about opening a bottle of Champagne. Peter also discusses other opening methods, such as sabering.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman tells us the best way to chill Champagne before serving. Peter then explains how the serving temperature can affect both the bubble and taste of the Wine.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. discusses a fun activity to help you and friends discover your Champagne preferences.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. describes how Grower Champagnes differ from House Champagnes.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. explains how Vintage Champagne differs from Non-Vintage Champagne.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman tells us how disgorgement dates can affect Champagne.

If you missed the last episode about disgorgement, the process is defined as removing the dead yeast cells from a bottle, topping it off with wine, and replacing the cork.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman explains the second step in the Champagne-making process, disgorgement.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman Selections teaches us about fermentation, the first step in making Champagne. Peter describes two fermentations: Alcoholic Fermentation and the second, optional Malolactic Fermentation.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman describes the differences between Blanc de Blanc and Blanc de Noir champagnes. The two types of Champagne, explains Peter, are made from different kinds of grapes and can be bottled as pure or blended varieties.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman Selections describes how Rosé Champagne is made and how it differs from regular Champagne.

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Outtakes with Peter Wasserman

In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Video Series, we feature the "Behind the Scenes" fun while taping with Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman Selections.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman describes the major grapes used to make Champagne—Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, and Pinot Noir. Peter explains that the profiles of these three grapes vary significantly, ranging from brioche to red berries.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman describes the different levels of sugar in Champagne, outlined below.

Less Sweet:

  • No sugar - Zéro Dosage, Brut Nature, Brut Integral, Brut Anglias
  • Extra Brut
  • Brut

More Sweet:

  • Extra Dry
  • Sec
  • Demi-sec
  • Moelleux
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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co identifies and explains different factors that influence the size of Champagne bubbles. You can also see more Life Tastings Champagne Videos here.

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In Part 2 of the Life Tastings Champagne Video episode about glassware, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman of Becky Wasserman & Co. tells how different glasses influence the taste and bubble of Champagne.

Missed Part 1 of the glassware episode? View it here.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman (of Becky Wasserman & Co) describes the different types of Champagne glassware—the coupe, the flute, and the white wine glass. Stay tuned for Part 2, in which Peter will elaborate on how glassware influences taste and bubble.

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In this episode of Life Tastings Champagne Videos, Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman (of Becky Wasserman & Co) describes the differences between Champagne bubbles—“perlage”—and foam. Perlage, from French, literally means “the pearls,” or the chains of bubbles that ascend from the bottom of the glass to the surface of the Wine. Peter also explains how bubbles interact with the Wine in Champagne.

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Life Tastings Videos: Champagne Uncorked

Welcome to Keeper Collection's Life Tastings™ Video collection! We are so excited to share an informative, entertaining set of videos featuring Wine Specialist Peter Wasserman (of Becky Wasserman & Co.) with the Keeper Collection Community starting with the first episode on December 5, 2014.

This #LifeTastings Series on Champagne includes more than 15 videos. Keeper Collection has produced these educational videos as a gift to you, our Keeper Collection Community. We encourage you to share them with your friends and family across the globe.

Please feel free to leave feedback and opinions in the comments section on the videos, and give us ideas in the comment section below on future video subjects you would like us to feature.

We raise a glass of Champagne to all of you!

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