Articles tagged with the word "champagne":

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.

Champagne bottle sizes

Published on October 17, 2010

Is this the definitive list of bottle sizes for Champagne?

Lighter Champagne bottles, and biomass potential

Published on April 24, 2010

The Champenois have officially launched a lighter glass bottle, aimed at cutting carbon emissions. They’ve calculated a reduction from 900 grams per bottle to 835 grams could result in an 8,000 tonne reduction in annual carbon emissions.

Guide to wine tasting – part 1

Published on April 4, 2010

Part one of an eight part guide to wine tasting, written for France magazine. This month is sparkling wines.

Ayala's lesson in dosage

Published on January 31, 2010

A tasting seminar of low dosage and no dosage champagnes was hosted by the president of Champagne Ayala, Hervé Augustin in London in January 2010. Three pairs of Ayala’s Champagnes were compared, with remarkable flavour differences attributable to the dosage at bottling.

Louis Roederer 2002 and Cristal mini-vertical

Published on December 23, 2009

Earlier this month, Cristal bling came to town with a tasting seminar of Louis Roederer’s 2002 vintage champagnes, and a mini-vertical of their prestige cuvee Cristal, lead by Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon, the company’s executive vice president and group winemaker.

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