Tag: Pol Roger

Dreaming of Châteauneuf-du-Pape

In the midst of Rhône 2013: En Primeur, Damian Carrington – Agency Director – allows his mind to escape the English weather and drift to Châteauneuf-du-Pape. On a cold, midweek morning, I think we can be excused a day dream or two on the way to work (or perhaps even – when no one is looking – at […]

“I couldn’t live without Champagne – in success you deserve it and in defeat, you need it”

Sara Guiducci and the Fine Wine team take a behind the scenes tour – and enjoy a superlative vertical tasting – at Pol Roger, the home of Winston Churchill’s favourite Champagne Journeying towards Epernay, the heartland of Champagne, through Vallée de la Marne – with its vineyards changing from green to warm-autumn rust-red – is […]

The Dichotomous Life of Champagne

Creating a bottle of Champagne is a game of two halves: from the first fermentation with its viticultural processes of harvesting and fermenting for a pure and raw still alcohol, to the second fermentation of adding dosage and yeast to create bubbles for the glossy finished product. Two different processes, culminating in the same thing. […]

2002 Pol Roger in the Cabinet War Rooms

The 8th March saw Berrys host the UK launch of the great 2002 vintage for Pol Roger at the Cabinet War Rooms in London. Tickets to the event were sadly limited by the venue’s size, but we were joined by 100 of our Cellar Plan customers who were the quickest to reply to our e-mail […]