On the pour: Champagne Gosset, Grande Réserve, Brut

Each month, we spotlight a different wine that’s available in our London Shop at 63 Pall Mall. For December, shop manager Edwin Dublin has selected the appropriately decadent Champagne Gosset, Grande Réserve. Champagne Gosset, Grande Réserve, Brut What is it? This bottle gives you everything you’d want from a Champagne. Expertly blended Chardonnay and Pinot […]

2008 Champagne: tasting the prestige cuvées

The 2008 Champagne vintage is considered one of the region’s best ever. With most of the prestige cuvées now on the market, we asked Champagne Specialist Edwin Dublin to see whether the wines live up to the vintage’s reputation, and whether 2008 really is the best Champagne vintage The 2008 Champagne vintage resulted in some of the […]

Bursting Bubbles

Robert Walters’ Bursting Bubbles, offering forthright views on Champagne and its establishment, has made waves since it was first released. Here, Edwin Dublin, Assistant Manager of our London Shop and in-house Champagne aficionado, offers his opinion of the book I must confess I faced Bursting Bubbles – a book about one of my favourite wine […]

Between the lines: Peter Liem’s Champagne

The regional blend has long been king in Champagne – but today the rise of artisan Growers, a focus on vintage expression and site-specific cuvées is changing the region’s reputation. Here, Champagne Specialist Edwin Dublin reviews Peter Liem’s new book, painting a thoroughly modern portrait of the region The beautiful presentation (boxed with some reprints […]