No matter the suite, the experience is exceptional. Champagne flows freely at Château de Saran, and cocktail hour is a cinematic scene with the grandest of champagne towers.
The combination of grape varieties and growing conditions in England results in sparkling wines that tend to show excellent flavour complexity and the high acidity expected of this style of wine. The generous bubbles stream in beads and are often tiny, a trait associated with fine sparkling wine.
Veuve Clicquot is paying homage to its legacy with the Solaire Culture exhibition, the name a reference to the company’s sunny yellow labels.
No longer considered a drink solely for special occasions, sparkling wine is now widely drunk on its own as a casual sipping wine, as an aperitif, and with meals. And although champagne might be the gold standard, it has plenty of competition.
The first of its kind in Montreal, the Champagne Box is the result of a partnership between W Montreal and Moët & Chandon.
Saying that 2010 was a bad year for champagne would be an understatement.
Vitalie Taittinger took over the business two months before COVID-19 disrupted lives everywhere—and also disrupted patterns of wine consumption.
To immerse himself in the world of Ruinart’s wine, Shrigley spent time wandering the vineyards and cellars of Champagne, observing the methods and idiosyncrasies of labourers in the fields, and—importantly—drinking some champagne.
Here are some of our favourite champagne related quotes side-by-side with a few of our bubbly stories.