A well-stocked restaurant wine cellar is no
longer a remarkable find. But what about one that
of Domaine de la
Romanée-Conti, as does the cellar of Bistro à
Champlain in St. Marguerite du Lac Masson,
Quebec, or one that floats 20,000 bottles
across the sea, as in the case of Crystal Cruises?
The story of Schramsberg, arguably America's best sparkler, comes with a literary assist from Robert Louis Stevenson-- Sparkling Harvest: The Seasons of the Vine (Abrams; $45).