For this week’s Bit by a Fox Podcast, Thibaut Le Mailloux, the CIVC’s Communications Director, sat down with my from his home in France, to discuss life during quarantine, how wine growers are adapting to climate change, and the aggressive sustainability plans in place for the Champagne region.
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Champagne House Laurent-Perrier, founded in 1812, is the largest family and female run Champagne House in the world. Francofile, New Jersey Native, and President of Laurent-Perrier, Michelle DeFeo has been at the helm since 2014, but her experience in the champagne business goes back to the very beginnings of her career. We discuss her journey to the champagne business, the feminist history of the brand, and what kind of responsibility comes with leading the largest female run Champagne House.
Pineau des Charentes is perhaps one of the best kept secrets of Cognac, France. In all likelihood, you have never heard of this incredibly versatile fortified wine produced in the Charentes region of France for over four centuries. But I have a feeling, once more people try it, they will be as obsessed as I […]
Listen to Episode 41: Cognac Pt. 3″ We’re now in the final episode of our three-part Cognac series on the Bit by a Fox Podcast. If you’ve been following along here, my social media or the podcast, you know that I visited the Cognac region in the Southwest of France at the beginning of harvest […]
Listen to Episode 40: Cognac Pt. 2″ For this week’s Bit by a Fox Podcast we are continuing on to Part 2 of our Cognac series. Last month, I had the great honor of visiting the Cognac region in the Southwest of France at the very start of harvest season. It was truly a magical […]
Listen to Episode 39: Cognac Pt. 1″ For the last couple of weeks, I’ve teased about this series of episodes about Cognac. Last week, we spoke about a new American Brandy and how the entire category is actually having a resurgence in popularity and a real moment in cocktail culture. We touched on the history […]
Brunch is the most important meal of the day. That’s the saying, right?! It truly is a very important weekend occasion…especially when you spend half your day doing it! My favorite is getting together with friends for a late breakfast and then stretching it out to the late afternoon/early evening, so it really does live […]
Can you believe it? We are just days away from the year coming to a close and a fresh new one beginning. Such a great time to create a clean slate! Begin anew! And mix things up a little! I thought this New Year’s post should follow suit! While I love, love, LOVE creating sparkling […]
Let me be mad, then, by all means! Mad with the madness of Absinthe, the wildest, most luxurious madness in the world! Vive la folie! Vive l’amour! Vive l’animalisme! Vive le Diable!” ― Marie Corelli, Wormwood: A Drama of Paris Listen to Bit by a Fox Podcast Episode 5: Absinthe with Ted Breaux” – me […]
Bartender Style is a collaboration between Bit by a Fox and photographer Rose Callahan. This series, exclusively on the Bit by a Fox blog, explores and documents the personal style of some of the best bartenders in the industry. For this latest installment, we’re profiling doyenne of cocktails, part-time chanteuse, and all around force of nature, the […]
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