Discover Champagne in Reims

Reims is a city steeped in history and for more than 1,000 years, 33 French kings were crowned at its Cathédrale Notre-Dame. It is also at the heart of France’s Champagne region. Only wines made in the area can have the name Champagne. Reims has five sites that have official UNESCO World Heritage status, with the latest…

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Where to Enjoy Champagne Afternoon Tea

Claridge’s in London have been serving afternoon tea for 150 years. The experience includes a mix of finger sandwiches, warm scones with Cornish clotted cream and Marco Polo jelly, sumptuous pastries. A traditional English afternoon tea doesn’t get more luxurious than when served with a chilled glass of Champagne. The Edgbaston is one of the most…

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Raj Holuss Wins 50th Taittinger Prix Culinaire International

Raj Holuss, 1st Sous Chef at Waterside, Bray was announced as the winner of the 50th Taittinger Prix Culinaire International competition this weekend. Following a closely fought final of the competition at Roux at Parliament Square, UK Presidential Judge, Michel Roux Jr and Champagne Taittinger’s Marketing Director, Vitalie Taittinger, revealed Raj as the winner at…

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Taittinger Travels the World Bringing Smiles into Depths of Africa

The tempting allure of Champagne reaches fans in even the deepest of landlocked Africa.  I was recently in Kigali, Rwanda, on a business trip and was excited to discover the strong presence of Taittinger Champagne at the hip Pili Pili Club, bar, bistro and restaurant. The restaurant’s name resonates as effectively as the fashionable crowd…

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Refreshing Pink Bubbly Deals for Summer

Refreshing Pink Bubbly Deals for Summer

Nothing quite sets off a warm summer afternoon like a glass of rosé sparkling wine. Whatever your budget, you can find a wide range of quality rosés in the shops, from Champagne to our very own English sparkling. Lovely and light Great value and tasty, perfect for a party, cocktails or just a simple glass of bubbly. Cono…

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Champagne Taittinger Reveals 14th Edition of Taittinger Collection

Champagne Taittinger Reveals 14th Edition of Taittinger Collection

Champagne Taittinger has revealed the 14th edition of its prized Taittinger Collection.  The renowned Brazilian photographer, Sebastião Salgado, has created the latest limited edition bottle for the 2008 vintage – the first Brazilian artist to do so and also the first time for a photographic artist. For Salgado, life and art are inseparable. He is…

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Book a Weekend in Champagne

Book a Weekend in Champagne

“The thing about Champagne, you say, unfoiling the cork, unwinding the wire restraint, is that… every time you sip it, you’re sipping from all those other celebrations. The joy accumulates over time.” David Leviathan Magnifique; splendide; somptueux; extraordinare… These are just a few of the words frequently uttered in toast to the world’s most famous wine region – Champagne.…

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Champagne Academy Celebrates 60 Years

Champagne Academy Celebrates 60 Years

The Champagne Academy celebrated its 60th anniversary at a dinner at The Lanesborough Hotel in London and launched the 2016 programme of its annual Champagne Academy Course trip to Champagne in June. As in all previous years, the 2016 trip will provide a unique and in-depth Champagne education experience, including lectures by the Principals and winemakers of Grande Marque Champagne…

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