Tag: champagne

Rediscovering its sparkle

Edwin Dublin, Assistant Manager at our London Shop and a champion of Champagne, on why the oft-overlooked Vintage Champagne category is deserving of our renewed interest – and enjoyment When one thinks of Champagne, ‘luxury’ and ‘glamour’ tend to spring to mind more readily than ‘value’. Yet one of the trade secrets surrounding Champagne is […]

Small writ large: artisan Champagne

As we launch Berry Bros. & Rudd’s latest artisan Champagne offer, Simon Field MW, our buyer, takes the pulse of the region and reports that it is in rude health indeed. Buying trips to Champagne used to involve jackets, ties, polished small talk and exquisite sales pitches (from the Champenois, that is to say, rather […]

How to match Champagne with food – Lunch & Learn 4

You might be reading this while tucking into an al-desko sandwich, but don’t let that stop you contemplating more luxurious fare. For day four of our Lunch & Learn series, Wine School’s Barbara Drew explores the potential of Champagne as a superb food wine. When most people hear the word Champagne they think of canapés […]

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 […]