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Champagne Myths, Separating Fact from Fiction

The world of Champagne and sparkling wine is packed with myths and half truths. Here at Glass of Bubbly it’s time to sort fact from fiction. The Silver Teaspoon Myth It’s magic it really is! Putting a teaspoon in a bottle of bubbles to keep your favourite fizz from going flat overnight in the fridge….

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Champagne Phal B de Beaufort

Champagne Phal B. de Beaufort

Getting busy in Bouzy is Brigitte Beaufort with her Champagne label ‘Phal B. de Beaufort‘. With 14 plots located 100% in Bouzy (4 hectares of vines located in the municipalities of Bouzy, Ambonnay and Tours-sur-Marne) and delivering Grand Cru micro-cuvées vintages the Champagne house also holds Viticulture Durable en Champagne (Sustainable Viticulture in Champagne) and…

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Tasting Roger Constant Lemaire Trianon 1966

Can Champagne Change Your Mood?

When you think of Champagne, what do you think of? Do you think of joyful occasions, like weddings or celebrations? Maybe you think of luxury lifestyles with expensive cars, watches and yachts or simply of enjoying time with family and friends? Normally Champagne is associated with good times, but does this make us happy when…

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Champagne Robert Allait Tasting 2020

Champagne Robert Allait Tasting

Located in the small wine growing village of Villers sous Chatillon and just a 10 minute drive from Epernay, the Champagne house of Robert Allait is one of the leading grower producers putting tremendous commitment into their sustainability practices. “We attach great importance to respect for the environment and thanks to new cultivation practices implemented…

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Champagne Roger Brun Tasting 2020

Champagne Roger Brun Tasting

Nestled in what many would say is the greatest of Champagne villages, Aÿ and in amongst over 30 other producers is the grower house Roger Brun. You will find the winery located next door to the impressive Église Saint-Brice with a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere tasting room (upon prior booking) where you can explore and…

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Champagne Laurent Lequart 2020

Champagne Laurent Lequart Tasting

Any Champagne tasting is a delight for sure, though when you are presented with four medal winning outstanding labels it makes things that little bit more special. A few years back I took a trip by myself to the Champagne region purely to discover some unknown to me smaller growers of the region, one of…

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Champagne Autréau de Champillon

Champagne Autréau de Champillon

With the Champagne classification located within strict 32,000 hectares of vineyard area, along with some 16,000 grape growers of which there are over 2,000 Champagne names producing 50,000 different labels then you can certainly be lost in translation when it comes to discovering and selling. What though helps us is the popularity of Champagne, the…

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Where to find Vintage Champagne

Where can I find Vintage Champagne?

Though we like to be very much up to date with the latest gadgets and trends in life from mobile phones to fashion, many of us will be rather attracted to those vintage items from classic cars to vinyl records. I’m sure that at some point or another we collected items in a subject that…

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Introducing TEN21 The Game-Changing Champagne

For their 10-year anniversary, De Watère proudly introduces TEN21 – the next step of this internationally acclaimed luxury champagne brand. With its approachable, fun and balanced character, this Premier Cru composition of 50% Chardonnay and 50% Pinot Noir, appeals to Champagne novices and seasoned connoisseurs alike. With TEN21, De Watère lives up to its reputation…

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