Articles tagged with the word "champagne":

The cheeky boys

Published on March 11, 2016

Champagne Jacquesson is owned by the Chiquet brothers. I only met one brother, Jean-Hervé, and he was disarmingly charming and had a mischievous glint in his eye. I couldn’t resist the weak English pun.


A new view of Champagne regions?

Published on August 4, 2015

Is this a new view of Champagne sub-regions?


The Champagne Guide 2014-2015

Published on October 6, 2014

Australian wine author Stelzer has updated his guide to Champagne


Uncorked: the science of champagne

Published on December 30, 2013

You’ll never again look at a glass of bubbly in the same way (though you may irresistibly find yourself comparing the bubbles in beer and bubbly.)


Christie’s world encyclopaedia of champagne and sparkling wine

Published on December 23, 2013

Given the growing consumption of sparkling wines, and interest in them, it’s good to have an updated version of the book that focuses purely on these styles on the bookshelf.


Vineyard joggings

Published on August 11, 2013

(aka the jog blog – thanks @thewinebird). Having taken up jogging again in the summer of 2012, I thought it might be fun to share some microclimatic observations.


Bollinger reserve wines

Published on August 1, 2013

One of the added quirks of making non-vintage Champagne is the use of reserve wines saved from previous years. Here’s what Bolly does with its reserve wines.


Tasting of Champagne Jacquart 2011 vins clairs

Published on April 6, 2012

Floriane Eznack, winemaker at Champagne Jacquart smuggled out (not literally, but by the sound of the administration involved, it might have been the easier option) some still base wines from the 2011 Champagne vintage.


A Carafe of Red

Published on April 2, 2012

This is a collection of essays, snapshots of Asher’s wine writing from the 80s and 90s, almost all in Europe, languid tales of wine and history and culture, with remarkable relevance, even insight, for today. Worth a read.


Shifting the shores of Champagne

Published on October 25, 2010

Studies and appeals into the expansion of the Champagne appellation area are ongoing. Here is the background and status quo of the situation.

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