champagne

  1. Natural Wines of the Aube: Turning Champagne Upside Down

    Natural Wines of the Aube: Turning Champagne Upside Down

    Grower producers in Champagne's southernmost region are leading the way towards a new set of traditions, ones based on sustainability and more individualized expressions of terroir.
  2. Lanson Rosé Champagne Leaves Us Blushing About Our Assumptions

    Lanson Rosé Champagne Leaves Us Blushing About Our Assumptions

    "One of the best rosé sparklers we’ve ever had. Serious. Focused and lemony, in a good way. And it has a lot of red fruit at the end." Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher
  3. Thomas Lombard of Champagne Lombard and Terroir Focus in Champagne

    Thomas Lombard of Champagne Lombard and Terroir Focus in Champagne

    "So we want the wine to reach all the potential and we want them to be good enough without sugar added, because sugar hides all these typical aromatics that come from the soil, that come from the terroir." Thomas Lombard on moving away from dosage
  4. Champagne Laurent-Perrier: A Success Story Built Upon One Woman's Dream For Her Children

    Champagne Laurent-Perrier: A Success Story Built Upon One Woman's Dream For Her Children

    "She had just finished her first harvest before the Second World War broke out and she put all the bottles of champagne behind a wall to hide them from the Nazis." -Lucie Pereyre de Nonancourt on her grandmother's efforts to save her first vintage.
  5. Vitalie Taittinger Brings New Vitality to the Champagne House of Our Memories

    Vitalie Taittinger Brings New Vitality to the Champagne House of Our Memories

    One reason we’ve come back to Taittinger so often is that we find it just plain pleasing. It has all of the great attributes of Champagne – lovely bubbles, brioche, minerality, great acidity – and it’s wrapped seamlessly into a package that we can enjoy all night.
  6. Going Organic in Champagne: Hervé Jestin of Leclerc Briant

    Going Organic in Champagne: Hervé Jestin of Leclerc Briant

    Leclerc Briant, led by biodynamic pioneer Hervé Jestin, is one of only 40 Champagne houses that employs biodynamic practice and the only to age their Champagne underwater.
  7. From La Transmission to Les Fa’Bulleuses: Femmes de Vin Advancing Champagne

    From La Transmission to Les Fa’Bulleuses: Femmes de Vin Advancing Champagne

    "We don't sit around and say what we already know about how challenging things are for women. We use our knowledge and experience as leaders to think about constructive change and how to bring it about," said Evelyne Boizel
  8. Bruno Paillard On Going Organic In Champagne

    Bruno Paillard On Going Organic In Champagne

    Bruno Paillard talks with Lisa Denning about his goal of growing the perfect grapes to make wines that are "alive."
  9. David White's But First, Champagne

    David White's But First, Champagne

    But First, Champagne author David White picks his top Champagnes and discusses what surprised him most during the writing of the book.
  10. Happy Global Champagne Day!

    Happy Global Champagne Day!

    October 21 is Global Champagne Day! To help you celebrate David White suggests five things you need to know about Champagne.
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