The Cellar Blog

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There can only be but one… and it is Salon

Jul 04, 2018

"One wine made with one grape variety grown in one petite vineyard, from one small village in one region." The vast difference between Salon and any other champagne I have ever encountered were aga ...

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Champagne Taittinger – Faces in the Stone

Jun 28, 2018

Was it the one he loved, the one he gave his heart to? Or maybe his mother, to take away the excruciating pain of body and soul of this… the horrible nightmare that was called ‘the war tha ...

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The (Very) Private World of Krug Champagne

Jun 26, 2018

Krug as an emblem of absolute excellence in the world of champagne and an icon of unmistakable style. They were voted The World’s Most Admired Champagne Brand by Drinks International. Why? W ...

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A Celebration of Sauvignon Blanc …

May 25, 2018

I was happy to be invited to represent Restaurant Mosaic at the Klein Constantia Estate, focused on benchmark Sauvignon Blanc’s produced around the world as well as a vertical of the previous four ...

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Spioenkop Wines – Koen is back at Mosaic …

May 16, 2018

Koen Roose is a former Sommelier and Ex-Engineer and freely admits to being crazy… But as the winemaker of Spioenkop Wines in Elgin, this is an attribute that has come in handy. Since acquiring ...

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Lanson – Champagne that feeds the soul…

Apr 20, 2018

Restaurant Mosaic had great fun hosting an evening with one of the first Champagne Houses to ever exist, tasting some of the illustrious champagnes from the historic Champagne Lanson, presented by E ...