Tasting Champagne’s terroir

Edwin Dublin, our Champagne specialist, takes a tour through the region’s most celebrated villages to explore how different producers bring their own unique styles to bear on their wines. A recent whistle-stop tour of 15 Champagne producers in three days re-affirmed to me just how different Champagnes can be. However, what shone through all of […]

Foods to match with En Rama Sherry

Have you tried En Rama Sherry? This relatively unknown type of Sherry has a very distinctive flavour and, thanks to unique wine making processes, is best drunk relatively soon after purchase. With this in mind, I decided to compile my list of top things to eat with En Rama Sherries to help you enjoy this […]

London Launch for Dom Pérignon 2004

How do you launch an iconic champagne? Well, you can have a light extravaganza on the hallowed grounds of the Abbaye Hautvillers from whence the Dom himself came, and which set Twitter alight with affirmative sparkling commentary. This then becomes a fascinating backdrop on screens for those of us attending the London launch at an […]

Gramona versus Champagne

An intriguing last-minute invitation found its way into my inbox recently. Could I attend the launch of a new cuvée from boutique cava producer Gramona, tasted blind with other Gramona cuvées alongside a range of iconic champagnes? A brave decision by Gramona to host such a tasting, given that cava is often seen as a […]