Category: Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Delving into Dom Pérignon

Centuries of history, tradition and critical acclaim have ensured Dom Pérignon is, today, one of Champagne’s most-loved premium brands. With its 2015 vintage now released, we spoke to Dom Pérignon’s Cellar Master, Vincent Chaperon, to find out more about the story and philosophies behind the iconic name. Dom Pérignon is one of Champagne’s most recognised names. Its […]

Non-vintage Champagne: a new style?

Almost every wine, regardless of region or brand name, has a year on the label – the vintage. This is the year the grapes were grown, and those four numbers contain a multitude of information: whether the spring was cold, with frost, leading to a small harvest; whether the summer had heat spikes, resulting in […]

Matching Champagne with food: a feast with fizz

While many still wines have well-established pairing suggestions – Malbec and steak, Chablis and oysters – sparkling wines aren’t always what spring to mind as an option for food matching. Yet, as our London Shop Manager – and in-house Champagne expert – Edwin Dublin discovered during a dinner hosted in our cellars last month, many […]

What to drink in 2023: Champagne

In part three of our series on what to drink in 2023, Account Manager Larissa Buckley shares the Champagnes she will be reaching for this year. When it comes to Champagne, I am very much in Lily Bollinger’s camp. It is my go-to wine for any and every occasion, big and small. It punctuates my […]