Category: Champagne and Sparkling Wine

Pét Nat: the trendiest fizz in town

Pét Nat – a style of gently sparkling wine – is the current darling of the natural wine movement, rocketing in popularity and appearing on London’s hippest wine lists. Here Olivia Bodle tells us what it is and whether it matters Pétillant naturel (literally “natural sparkling”) wines are quite divisive. The snappy abbreviation of this […]

Revive, refresh, repeat

With the mercury rising, we asked Amelia Thornhill from our Warehouse Shop to recommend three bottles guaranteed to soothe at the end of a hot summer’s day Over the last few years, gin has become extremely popular and those who know me know that I have loved riding the “gin wave”. New to my collection […]

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 […]

How to make wine: sparkling

In the final part of our series exploring how wine is made, Barbara Drew explains the different methods that produce sparkling wine, including Prosecco, Cava or Champagne What makes a wine go fizz, or a cork go pop? Tiny bubbles of carbon dioxide dissolved in the liquid. The question of how the carbon dioxide gets […]