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Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne

Nicolas Feuillatte Champagne

Nicolas Feuillatte created his brand in 1976 after inheriting a vineyard near Reims, the Domaine de Bouleuse. In 1986 it was purchased by the Centre Vinicole de la Champagne. The  Centre Vinicole -champagne Nicolas Feuillatte (CV-CNF) is the oldest union of producers of champagne. It comprises 82 winemaking cooperatives representing more than 5000 vineyards. Grapes are harvested exclusively by hand to…

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Louis Roederer

Louis Roederer

Louis Roederer is based in Reims and was founded in 1776 as Dubois Pere & Fils , it was inherited and renamed by Louis Roederer in 1833. They were the official wine supplier to the Imperial Court of Russia, though the Russian Revolution. It still today remains family-owned by Jean-Claude Rouzaud, a direct descendant of Louis Roederer. From a vineyard of…

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Champagne Pol Roger

Champagne Pol Roger

Champagne Pol Roger was founded in 1849 in Epernay and now owns 87 hectares of vineyards on prime sites in the Vallee d’Epernay and on the Cote des Blancs. The brand is still owned and run by the descendants of Pol Roger. Its cellars run for 7km and are on three levels, the deepest known as…

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Mumm Champagne

Mumm Champagne

G. H. Mumm & Cie situated in Reims, northern France, is one of the largest Champagne producers worldwide and is owned by Pernod Ricard. It was founded by three brothers, Jacobus, Gottlieb and Phillip Mumm, German winemakers from the Rhine valley and G. Heuser and Friedrich Giesleron on 1st March 1827 as  P A Mumm Giesler & Co. The French confiscated all of the…

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Taittinger

Taittinger

Taittinger was founded in 1734 in Reims by Jacques Fourneaux. The estate today is headed by Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger (born 1953) and the grandson of the founder. It remains one of the few Champagne Houses to remain owned and actively managed by the family named on the label. The Taittinger estate is one of the three most extensive in the Champagne district…

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Laurent-Perrier

Laurent-Perrier

The House of Laurent-Perrier was founded in 1812 by Andre Michel Pierlot and took the name Vve Laurent-Perrier when Mathilde Emilie Perrier, the widow of Eugene Laurent, combined the two family names after she decided to expand the business. It is recognised today for its creative approach to winemaking initiated by Bernard de Nonancourt in the…

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Pommery Champagne

Pommery Champagne

Pommery located in Reims, was founded as Pommery & Greno in 1858 by Alexandre Louis Pommery and Narcisse Greno. Under the guidance of Alexandre’s widow, Louise, it soon became one of the region’s largest Champagne brands. She was affectionately given the nickname ‘La Dame aux Roses’ (the lady of the roses) Madame Pommery launched the first commercially successful…

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Champagne Tarlant

Champagne Tarlant

Champagne Tarlant have been winegrowers in Oeuilly just outside Epernay in the heart of Champagne since 1687. They have always been a family run Champagne House and became one of the pioneer independent Champagne producers in 1928. The 12th generation is represented by brother & sister, Benoit & Melanie Tarlant. The family owns thirteen hectares of vineyards in the Marne Valley….

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A glass of Bubbly

Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot was founded back in 1772 and is among the most prestigious Champagne Houses. It’s extensive holdings, many originally purchased by Madame Clicquot, stretch throughout the top-rated areas of the Champagne region and are exceptional in size and quality. As in Madame Clicquot’s day, bottles age in the House’s vast, vaulted cellars in Reims,…

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