Interview With A Sommelier – Sean Crosby

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 gentleman working in London, from the USA, who has helped many…

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Champagne Louis Roederer

Louis Roederer Cristal Rosé

Louis Roederer [Road-ur-ur], a distinguished Champagne producer situated in Reims, France and traces its origins back to 1776 when it began as Dubois Père & Fils. While its early days were marked by still wine production, the focus soon evolved to embrace the art of crafting fine Champagnes. The business underwent a transformation under the…

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Interview With A Sommelier – Denis Lungu

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 who has helped many people to discover the vast world…

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Louis Roederer Collection 242 Champagne

Louis Roederer [Road-ur-ur], a distinguished Champagne producer situated in Reims, France, traces its origins back to 1776, when it began as Dubois Père & Fils. While its early days were marked by still wine production, the focus soon evolved to embrace the art of crafting fine Champagnes. The business underwent a transformation under the stewardship…

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Interview With A Sommelier – Gary Butterfield

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 who has helped many people to discover the vast world…

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New Vintage Release of Cristal Vinothèque 1996

Champagne Louis Roederer‘s chef de cave and executive vice president, Jean-Baptiste Lecaillon, was present in London for a unique and private tasting at 67 Pall Mall – ‘Exploring the Ageability of Cristal‘. A line up of fine vintage Cristal were proudly displayed and eagerly anticipated by the select few international journalists lucky enough to be invited to attend.…

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Vintage Champagne

Vintage – an ordinary word which can somehow lift the spirits or confound and confuse. When used in terms of fashion it can quite throw me. I get it that a handbag my grandma might have used can be described as vintage, but surely not the pale green cotton flares I was wearing what seems…

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How to Choose Bubbly Based on Your Favourite Fruits

Some people prefer a drier, toastier sparkling wine, but if you’re a fan of fruity notes in your bubbly, there’s plenty choice out there. Here’s some quick advice and great choices for deliciously fruity bubbly, from dry to sweet. Tropical fruits: Prosecco is known for it’s light and fruity flavour which makes it an easy…

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Louis Roederer Releases 2009 Cristal

Louis Roederer Releases 2009 Cristal

The 2009 vintage of Louis Roederer’s prestige cuvée, Cristal, has gone on sale for around £549 for six bottles, or just over £1,000 per dozen. The price is similar to its 2006 and 2007 vintages. It is anticipated that its value will rise in years to come, in the same way that vintages of Cristal…

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