Category: Champagne and Sparkling Wine

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 […]

Discover Artisan Champagne

This autumn, we’re turning our attention to our most treasured sparkling wine region. Champagne offers an enormous wealth and diversity of style. However, this is often at risk of being overlooked in favour of the ‘big name’ brands. But all is not lost, explains Davy Zyw, as is proved by our Artisan Champagne winemakers.     A […]

A moment with Dom Ruinart’s Chef de Caves

What makes a “great” vintage? Some are immediately obvious, thanks to perfect conditions in both the vineyard and the cellar. Others emerge – phoenix-like – to unsuspecting vignerons. We speak with Ruinart’s Chef de Caves Frédéric Panaïotis about the release of their latest vintages, and the surprises it offered. A cool, dry spring and a […]