Champagne News

Too much Champagne give you a sore head

Can too much Champagne give you a Saw Head?

I’m sure that many of us will have suffered from that hangover from hell and ‘never again’ we repeat to ourselves the early hours of the morning after as we cope with nausea and dehydration.  Alcohol if over indulged with can lead to many a sore head and of course too much too often is…

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Sugar Levels in Champagne

Bringing Back the Sweetness to Champagne

It would appear that more and more Champagne producers are reducing the small amount of sugar (dosage) as trends still point to people preferring drier flavours from their glass of bubbly. To clear up a small point yet one still so very confusing – Dry means sweeter in wine terms so if you prefer your…

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Champagne Frerejean Frères

The three Frerejean-Taittinger brothers build on the deeply entrenched family heritage and local expertise to create craft Champagne inspired by modern luxury. Frerejean Frères is a Champagne of character; both complex and elegant, produced from some of the best parcels across the Côte des Blancs. The production process honours the land, with a low-chemical approach,…

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Sons of the Desert Piper Heidsieck

10 Classic movies that featured Champagne

When it comes to fizz in the movies it can usually be assured of being Champagne. When those special on screen moments occur and a glass of bubbly or two is required then no less than a recognised Champagne label will do. Over the years there have been many guests and sponsored appearances for Champagne…

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Philippe Brun - The World's Finest Glass of Bubbly 2019 wine-maker

Small Champagne Producer is named the World’s Best Bubbly!

A small grower Champagne label, Champagne Roger Brun, producing just 50,000 bottles per year has won the title of The World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly for 2019 at an awards ceremony in Westminster. A tiny producer compared in the world of Champagne compared to the annual production from the bigger houses with Moet & Chandon…

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Five great Champagnes for your First Date

5 Great ‘First Date’ Champagnes for Romance

Just the word Champagne will itself set the mind racing full of positive and joyous thoughts. It is the sparkling wine that is right up your street when it comes to thoughts of romance and seduction, when we wish to discover l’amour then Champagne has all the boxes ticked. The famous French sparkling wine that…

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Champagne Frerejean Frères Presents Deep-Sea Aged Cuvée des Hussards 2008

In May 2017, the Maison brought ageing to a whole new level, sinking its 2008 vintage Cuvée des Hussards off the coast of Ouessant island, in Brittany. 24 bottles were caged and immerged at -60 meters under sea level. At such depth, ageing conditions for the wines is perfect: there is no natural light, temperatures…

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Champagne Deutz Brut NV

Champagne Deutz Harvest 2019

Temperature variations, ripening, the winegrowing cycle… All together an unprecedented harvest! After 11 days of harvesting in summer-like weather, the grapes, the fruit of an entire year’s work in the vineyards, have been safely brought home. The yields, considering the vagaries of the weather over the year, are decent and the quality, so important to…

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Champagne Roger Brun, Aÿ

Cradle of Pinot Noir Vignerons since before the 1789 French Revolution, the Bruns have always been motivated by a deep love of Aÿ their little home town, more a large village, renowned as the cradle of the original 17th century Champagne made purely from Pinot Noir. Head of the family Roger Brun, now semi retired,…

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