Interview With A Sommelier – Fotis Sapnaras

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 feature, I speak with a man from, Athens, Attiki, Greece, who has helped many people to…

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A Guide To French Crémant

Crémant, the French word for creamy, refers to a group of sparkling wines from France, other than Champagne. Different Crémant, made of different grape varieties, coming from different regions. Feeling a bit confused? This article will happily guide you through them! The French Crémant is the sparkling wine that is produced in almost every wine…

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Halloween Cocktails – The Conjuring

Ed Warren: The devil exists. God exists. And for us, as people, our very destiny hinges upon which one we elect to follow. We’re back from the dead, crafting a whole new exciting range of Halloween Cocktails, we’ve chosen some of the best Halloween films or video games and created a perfect Cocktail to accompany…

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Champagne Cocktails at the Soho Hotel, London

London is an endless supply of trendy bars and restaurants from east to west and via both sides of the river (Thames). Even if you are after some Champagne cocktails then the options are still relatively high and to suit many tastes and budgets. One of the hotspots of London for social drinks is Soho…

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New Crémant de Bourgogne Ranking System

A new ranking system for Crémant de Bourgogne has been approved by Burgundy producers and will include ‘Eminent’ and ‘Grand Eminent’ levels. Producers following certain rules will be able to add ‘Eminent’ or ‘Grand Eminent’ to their bottle labels. Crémant de Bourgogne Eminent wines must be aged on lees for at least 24 months. Grand…

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JCB Crémant de Bourgogne

JCB Crémant de Bourgogne

JCB is a family-owned collection of historic and unique wineries, with more than 20 prestigious wineries in the world, including the Côte d’Or, Beaujolais, Rhône Valley, California’s Russian River Valley and Napa Valley. Jean Charle’s Boisset is passionate about each one of his wines and they all have deep significance.  Every wine has a number with their own interesting…

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Crémants to try

Crémants to try

Crémant is French sparkling wine made outside the Champagne region, but still using the traditional method or ‘méthode champenoise’. There are 8 appellations around France: Crémant d’Alsace (49%) Crémant de Bourgogne (20%) Crémant de Loire (18%) Crémant de Limoux (6%) Crémant du Jura (5%) Crémant de Bordeaux (2%) Crémant de Die Crémant de Savoie. Crémants…

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Parigot Crémant de Bourgogne Blancs

Parigot Crémant de Bourgogne Blancs

Domain Parigot & Richard specialises in sparkling wine from Burgundy, and is now one of the most dignified representatives of crémant de Bourgogne. Crémant de Bourgogne Blanc Tradition Made from the three main grape varieties of Burgundy, this crémant offers us the roundness of Pinot Noir, the fineness of Chardonnay, and the delightful freshness of Aligoté.…

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Crémant de Bourgogne

Burgundy’s sparkling wines first appeared at the beginning of the 19th century, when the best examples were produced from the vineyard sites now classified as Grand Cru. The Crémant de Bourgogne appellation covers a particularly large geographical region, extending from north to south and covering the Chablisien, Châtillonnais, Côte de Nuits, Côte de Beaune, Côte…

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