Tag: champagne

Champagne of the stars

Dom Pérignon may have claimed to be drinking the stars, but the illustrious Champagne Thiénot has been drunk by the stars twice, as the official Champagne of the Oscars Pre-Show and Governors Ball. Here Ferorsa Choi – Private Account Manager in our Hong Kong office – recounts a tasting of the House’s eminent wines. Champagne […]

Not just for celebration

Following our inaugural tasting of Grower Champagne at Vintners’ Hall last night, Edwin Dublin – Champagne Specialist – reports on the event focusing on the region’s artisan producers, and the wines that he felt shone bright. Seventeen producers, 51 champagnes and the glittering surroundings of the Vintners’ Hall, the home of London’s wine trade, made for […]

Inside the salons of Champagne

Edwin Dublin – Champagne Specialist and Assistant Manager of our London Shop – reports on his recent tour of the Champagne salons, tasting the expressive wines of artisan growers in the region. ‘The growers have arrived!’ This, apparently, was the rallying cry in 2009 of a flag-waving Champagne grower-producer at the inaugural Champagne salon. Coincidentally, […]

A week on the slopes

Trading her skis for secateurs, Stephanie Barlow from the Warehouse Shop recounts a week on the slopes of the Montagne de Reims at Champagne Mailly, the producer behind two of our own-label Champagnes. The Grand Cru village of Mailly is nestled on the north face of the Montagne de Reims and grows some of the […]