Tag: champagne

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 […]

Behind the bubbles

Champagne, Cava, Prosecco and English Sparkling Wine – there are plenty of options when it comes to fizz, but what about Crémant? Here Wine and Spirit Education Specialist Barbara Drew explains why this traditional method sparkler deserves a place in your fridge this summer Champagne is traditional method sparkling wine that is made and matured […]

Moments of celebration: cake and Champagne

With celebrations of all sorts in the air and on our minds, we ask Head Chef Stewart Turner to craft us a cake to mark a milestone in Berry Bros. & Rudd’s own recent history – our London shop’s first birthday In May, our “new” shop (which will probably always be considered new until it […]

The fine art of feasting

With Christmas under a week away, wine writer Victoria Moore offers essential tips on seasonal food and wine matching – from what to eat alongside Champagne to the bottles to bolster your Boxing Day banquet, extracted from her book The Wine Dine Dictionary Champagne: A bottle of Champagne is usually cracked open as an apéritif. […]