How to Pour Sparkling Wine with Loïc Le Calvez

How to Pour Sparkling Wine with Loïc Le Calvez

By Meredith Arthur and Eric Slatkin

Loïc Le Calvez, senior winemaker of Taltarni Vineyards, has experienced all of the wrong ways that people open and pour sparkling wine: shaking the bottle, popping the cork, leaving the glass on the table while pouring too vigorously. Here’s the right way to celebrate with bubbly.

You’re Doing It All Wrong is constructive criticism. Don’t take it the wrong way: Just learn the right way. Video shot at the Hilton San Francisco Financial District.