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Champagne! So much to learn, so many to taste!

One of my continued joys about champagne is not just the vast number of superb cuvees there are waiting to be tasted. It is as much the opportunity Champagne the region, and champagne the wine, offers us to learn about them. I have embarked on a continuous journey of learning covering the history, the geography…

Promoting artisan champagne events during the current crisis in the UK and Europe

DIFFICULTIES IN PROMOTING ARTISAN CHAMPAGNE AND CHAMPAGNE EVENTS DURING THE CURRENT CRISIS As reported by Patrick Schmitt of the Drinks Business on 7 April, champagne sales have suffered a ‘huge decrease’ since the coronavirus lockdowns began but its also believed that this great marker of celebratory times could resume normal business towards the end of…

Artisan champagne trends

We are reproducing the excellent blog by Andrew Jefford of the Wine Scholar Guild which focuses on Wine Trends in 2020 and in particular trends in Champagne wine cellars; we are also including comment from Pete Pedrick of the Champagne Collection Limited and The Fine Champagne Experience in relation to Artisan champagnes.   Key trends…