Interview With A Sommelier – Suzan Akyun

The World of Wine is beautifully showcased by an army of talented Sommeliers, who help the consumer discover their next favourite bottle, understand the different regions and pair a delicious meal with the right Glass of Bubbly. In this article, I speak with a woman who has helped many people to discover the vast world…

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Ultimate Guide to Comtes de Champagne Vintages / Price Values

Ultimate Guide to Comtes de Champagne Vintages

One of the finest Champagne labels on the market with fans globally is the Comtes de Champagne from Champagne House Taittinger. Alongside classic label names such as Cristal from Roederer and Dom Pérignon from Moët & Chandon, Taittinger also offer their most prestigious cuvée in Comtes de Champagne which is equally acclaimed by wine critics…

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Champagne Directory

Get ready for the most comprehensive list of Champagne houses available online, if you’re planning a trip to Champagne or looking for a new producer to discover, then this list will be all that you require. When we look at the Champagne Region, 90% of the Vineyards are owned by more than 15,000 Growers, these…

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What Happened To Champagne During World War 2

The date is September 1st, 1939 and the unthinkable happens, 21 years after The Great War (WWI), Germany has just invaded Poland, everyone knows what is about to happen, but despite what will become inevitable, England gives Germany a chance to withdraw from Poland. On September 3rd, 1939, 15 minutes after the deadline for Germany…

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Film World Sign Champagne Taittinger Methuselah

Champagne Taittinger, the official Champagne Partner to BAFTA, has donated a methuselah (equivalent of eight 75cl bottles) of Champagne which has been signed by no less than 36 guests that attended the EE British Academy Film Awards. The bottle will be auctioned off later this year to raise funds to support BAFTA – an independent…

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Champagne Taittinger Partner of BAFTA Share the Nominees

Champagne Taittinger and Villa Maria – proud partners to BAFTA – are thrilled to share the nominees for the EE British Academy Film Awards in 2017, which will take place on 12th February 2017. Dominic Cooper and Sophie Turner, two of Britain’s finest actors, announced the nominees at BAFTA HQ … let the competition begin.…

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Taittinger Champagne Dinner at Luton Hoo Hotel

Aimee Reddick, chef at Luton Hoo Hotel tells us how she creates a pairing menu. When creating a pairing menu for our Champagne Dinners, the first thing I need to do is taste the Champagnes that will be served with each course. Sampling each of the Champagnes with my team of chefs and the sommelier…

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Julien Richard Wins the 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire

French Chef, Julien Richard from Hotel Bendor, les îles Paul Ricard, was announced as the winner of the 50th Le Taittinger Prix Culinaire International last night, following a closely fought final in Paris. Emmanuel Renault, President of the International judging panel and himself a Three Michelin Starred Chef and Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger, President of Champagne Taittinger…

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