Champagne News

Champagne Fire Truck – Interview With Rich Reynolds

Travelling around the UK, serving Champagne from a converted British Fire Truck, it may sound like a dream for many, but it’s a reality for Rich Reynolds. We love the concept here at Glass of Bubbly, so we reached out and spoke directly with Rich, discovering more about the journey into his ‘lightbulb’ idea of…

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TRULY, MADLY, DEEPLY MEUNIER Cédric Moussé turns the Underdog Grape Into Champagne’s New Superstar

The grower Champagne movement that has built an exciting and invigorating buzz around the world over the past few decades owes its prestigious fame to a handful of bold, passionate, and pioneering vignerons (winemakers) who fearlessly broke Champagne’s deeply entrenched age-old traditions. With their unconventional experimental approach to winemaking, they have not only injected a…

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Interview With The President Of Champagne Lanson – François Van Aal

The love of Champagne is infinite, a language that everyone can understand, a sparkle that can shine in anyone’s glass, it can connect people, brings them together and places a smile on faces around the world. In this exclusive article we speak with François Van Aal, the President of Champagne Lanson, let’s discover a little…

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Billecart-Salmon presents the new 2012 vintage of Elisabeth Salmon 2012 and Louis Salmon 2012

Born in 1818 from the union of Elisabeth Salmon and Nicolas François Billecart, the House Billecart-Salmon was above all the coming together of two families. The Billecarts on one side, the Salmons on the other. Over the generations that followed, their successors have never ceased to pay tribute to the pioneers who laid the solid…

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Drinking Dom Perignon Edward Kaukoranta

Book Review: Drinking Dom Pérignon – Edward Kaukoranta

It was whilst browsing Instagram that I first came past the name Edward Kaukoranta and subsequently, the book entitled ‘Drinking Dom Pérignon 1921 to 2013‘. Boldly announcing himself as Edward of Champagne, was this just another name elbowing their way into the fine wine scene, another ‘expert’ offering an opinion and publishing their own ‘Champagne’…

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Touring Champagne With Raphael de Vasconcellos

Exploring the Champagne Region is one of the ‘must’ moments for any bubbly lover, but no matter how many times you travel to the region, there are still more Champagne houses and villages to explore, knowing where to start isn’t too difficult, you simply venture to the Avenue de Champagne, the world’s most expensive road…

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Roederer Estate L’Ermitage Brut 2015

Louis Roederer [Road-ur-ur], a distinguished Champagne producer situated in Reims, France, traces its origins back to 1776 when it began as Dubois Père & Fils. While its early days were marked by still wine production, the focus soon evolved to embrace the art of crafting fine Champagnes. The business underwent a transformation under the stewardship…

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Buying Champagne at Auction

Many auction houses will offer buyers a great way of purchasing many of the current labels of wine / Champagne at a discounted rate compared to the prices of them at retail level. Your biggest risk will be on quality, though any fairly recently produced wines bought at auction are most likely to be performing…

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A rant about Glass(es) of Bubbly – Christopher Burr MW

When I was invited to write a piece for Glass of Bubbly, I thought carefully about what I could write, as clearly readers will know a lot about the subject, probably experts, so I didn’t wish to write something bland or lacking innovation or insight. I love sparkling wines and they certainly come into my…

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