Posts Tagged ‘Champagne Grapes’
The War On Champagne
We all know that the word Champagne is very much protected by the C.I.V.C. or otherwise known as Le Comité Interprofessionnel du vin de Champagne. This organisation was created during World War II, on April 12th, 1941, during this time the Champagne Region was being taken advantage of by the invading forces from Germany, under…Read More
Does Prosecco Taste Like Champagne?
Let’s talk about Prosecco, how it tastes, is it the cheaper Champagne option or is it an entirely different experience altogether? Although Prosecco and Champagne are both Sparkling Wines, they are both made using different methods and different grapes, which does create two different tasting experiences. The answer to Does Prosecco Taste Like Champagne is…Read More
What are the different types of Champagne?
Champagne, a drink for special moments, celebrations, birthdays, weddings and for whenever you damn well feel like it, but do you know all the types of Champagne? The ones with no sugar added, to the ones made for a sweet tooth? Champagne is Champagne, they’re all made from grapes, all fermented twice and all contain…Read More
An Easy Guide For Tasting Champagne
Whether you are tasting Champagne or Sparkling Wine, you do it the same way. In this article I focus on Champagne, to help pick out the aromas and flavours in your glass. It is easy to get the technique down, it just takes time to be able to identify the aromas and flavours, the more…Read More
Why these 3 Superstar Grapes Dominate Champagne
You may have noticed that Champagne is dominated by three main varieties of grapes: Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay. Most Champagnes are made with a blend of these. Up to 90% of Champagnes use a blend of around 70% red grapes (Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier) and 30% white grape Chardonnay. Only less than…Read More
Champagne is a popular drink for celebrations such as New Year’s Eve. It has global market and is world famous with many well known venues and occasions serving it. It is a sparkling wine produced from grapes grown in the Champagne region of France within classified regions only. It is said that over 300 million…Read More