Tagged: champagne education

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How to Serve Champagne

The Chill Factor Champagne would not be champagne without the presence of those magical bubbles. They rise to greet you in lazy, delicate streams of sparkling splendour, tickling your nose with fantastic aromas and...

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Champagne Ruinart

In September 1729, the modern-day champagne business officially began when a wealthy cloth merchant from Epernay called Nicolas Ruinart opened the doors of the first official Champagne House. Perhaps it was destiny that Nicoas’s uncle(...

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Champagne Charles Heidsieck

Captivating the Americans Charles-Camille Heidsieck was the first champagne-maker ever to travel to America. His great uncle Florenz-Louis Heidsieck had emigrated from Germany and founded Champagne Heidsieck & Co in Reims just a few...

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Champagne Bollinger

Nicknamed ‘Bolly’ by devotees who view this independent family-owned brand( founded in 1829) as the ‘aristocrat of champagne’, the House of Bollinger, with its uncompromising rich and powerful style of classic Pinot-dominant champagnes offering...

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Champagne Sales: Something To Splash

Bubbly Brits In 2007, 39m bottles of champagne were sent to the UK, but shipments then fell by 20% as the financial meltdown took its toll on consumer finances. However in 2010 those bubbly Brits...

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Champagne Tarlant

Like many small family fish in the champagne sea, the Tarlants have been living in the heart of Champagne (in Oeuilly just outside Epernay) since the time of Dom Perignon, but only started making...

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Champagne Summit 2011

Yesterday Harpers Wine & Spirit Magazine hosted its 2nd annual Champagne Summit at the trendy Soho Hotel in London. This year’s theme was consumer education and communication and how the trade can improve its...

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Champagne Rene Geoffroy

Established in the heart of the Marne Valley since the 17th century Champagne Rene Geoffroy is the No 1 grower in Cumieres (the most sun drenched and therefore earliest ripening village in Champagne) Its a...