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‘Our’ Champagne: The Countdown to the great reveal - here’s another teaser….

We’ve been hinting of late of great things to come, namely the Champagne we have ordered from the prestigious Côtes des Blancs subregion. While we are not yet ready to reveal details of the Champagne itself, we thought it might help whet the interest of the Champagne lovers amongst you if we revealed the international Wine Expert we referred to in a previous post ‘Champagne is en route – and picking up resounding endorsements!’

Champagne is en route - and picking up resounding endorsements!

An international Champagne specialist and wine expert for international wine competitions, including Decanter and Mundus Vini, has fallen in love with one of the Champagnes we are importing.

Côte des Blancs

The Côte des Blancs, or ‘hillside of the whites’ is named for its predominance of white grape vineyards. Perhaps the greatest village in the Côte des Blancs and indeed all of Champagne is Le Mesnil-sur-Oger. It is from this village that we have sourced our Grand Cru Champagne from a tiny producer.

Trains, Champagnes and Baguetting Away With It - Parts 1, 2 & 3

After 4 solid days of tasting and meetings with Champagne Houses at Prowein in Dussledorf, Matt headed off to Epernay, Champagne...

DAY TRIPPER or How to spend a day in Champagne as a side visit when in Paris...

If you are lucky enough to be contemplating a visit to Paris, and you are a foodie who loves their wine, why not plan a side trip to the Champagne region as a Day Trip? Trust me, it’s easy to do.