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March Into Merivale Rides Again

How cool is it to have a 3 week food and wine entertainment event in the middle of summer? And how sexy is the arty advertising poster for “Art of Food” – whatever age...

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Champagne Pierre Gimonnet

The Gimonnet family have been growers in Cuis, at the top of the Cotes des Blancs for over two centuries, and producing wines under their own label since the 1930s. They family own 25...

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Champagne Taittinger

Although a ‘young’ family by Champagne history standards (they only entered the wine industry in 1931), the House of Taittinger is one of Champagne’s most ‘political’ and forward thinking producers. Members of the House...

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Champagne Salon

A sense of the refined elegance and all the passion of the roaring 1920s period can be found in a sparkling flute of Champagne Salon, which was the house champagne at Maxim’s in Paris....

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Champagne Pommery

First Ladies Of Fizz Widowed in 1858 at the age of 39, just like her illustrious predecessor Clicquot, Veuve Louise Pommery did not inherit an established Champagne House, yet she also somehow mustered the...

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Champagne Krug

Founded in 1843 by a German Roman Catholic married to a Protestant Englishwoman, Champagne Krug, as leading champagne expert Tom Stevenson explains, “is the most expensive, least consumed champagne in existence − hence its...

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Beating The Big Boys of Champagne

With the UK Champagne price wars heating up and the crucial Christmas sales period fast approaching, Daniel Bracegirdle, Sainsbury’s champagne buyer, must be wetting his pants with delight – not only did the Blanc de...