Category: Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Champagne Pierre Péters: deep roots

The Péters family have a proud history in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger – though some of their greatest vintages are just around the corner. “In wine, the long-term point of view is more important than the individual,” says Rodolphe Péters, sixth-generation Champagne grower, and the third to run the family firm, Champagne Pierre Péters. Each of his forebears […]

What to drink in 2022: Champagne

Every year presents a whole host of opportunities to enjoy – or expand – your cellar. We’ve asked our experts what wines we should be opening in 2022.  Is there a better way to toast life’s great moments than with a bottle of Champagne? The region’s timeless appeal extends beyond the Grandes Marques: it is home to some of the world’s […]

On English wine: established 1066

English wine is not new news. But it is the most exciting story in the wine world right now. Here, our Buyer Davy Żyw tells us about the homegrown fine wine scene – from the true potential of our terroir, to the producers who are making the most impressive wines We are a nation of […]

Champagne Leclerc Briant: nature in the middle

From Champagnes aged on the seabed to wines matured in a barrel made from a kilo of gold, Leclerc Briant’s more extreme ideas read like marketing stunts. But the wines are no gimmick. In fact, in the words of our Buyer Davy Żyw, these Champagnes are “imaginative, creative, terroir-driven and vinous”. Here, we speak with Pierre Bettinger, […]