Can you Understand Basic Champagne Lingo?

Written on 17th January 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in champagne

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Veuve Clicquot Unveil 2017 Limited Edition Rosé Champagne

Written on 11th January 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in champagne

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Champagne Paul Goerg Release 2007 Vintage

Written on 9th January 2017 by Glass of Bubbly in champagne

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As with most industries, the Champagne and sparkling wine industry is full of jargon and specialist terminology. While it's not necessary to know, if you want to enhance your sparkling wine-buying experience, understanding some of ... Read more

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Veuve Clicquot - the House that pioneered the Rosé d’Assemblage style we know today - has unveiled its 2017 limited edition, customisable gift box for Valentine’s and Mother’s Day. Madame Clicquot was the first Champagne ... Read more

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2007 is an unusual vintage, one of the few in Champagne when harvest started in August, like 2003 and 2011. After a very hot and sunny spring, the following months are rather gloomy with a ... Read more

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For many people there will be a pleasant surprise at their local Aldi superstores where they will see Champagne now at only £7.99 a bottle meaning this popular French fizz is even more affordable for ... Read more

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There's something very special about seeing a bottle of Champagne being sabred. Here we show you how it's done, it's not as complicated as it looks, but you need to be careful as there are ... Read more

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Biodynamic wines are still a rarity in Champagne, but look hard enough and you’ll find some smaller and lesser known producers are making excellent, noteworthy wines. Biodynamic winemaking, with its holistic approach to the vineyard ... Read more

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I am sure we are all aware that technology is advancing and at an alarming pace too, it surrounds us every where and sometimes we do not even realise when we are using it! What ... Read more

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The Champagne vineyards of the Marne don't just stop at the end of the Côte des Blancs. Just under them are those of the Sézannais. They continue over the border with the Aube at Villenauxe-la ... Read more

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Veuve Clicquot have teamed up with Deliveroo to create a new Champagne delivery service offering delivery of a range of chilled and unchilled bottles delivered to offices or homes in just 20 minutes. Users of the ... Read more

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Champagne AR Lenoble and their agent Flint Wines have made special holiday gift packaging available to UK retailers for this Christmas. Featuring an attractive design with an abstract bottle motif also suggestive of a Christmas ... Read more

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The first three steps of the Champagne making process result in environmentally hazardous waste. Pressing the grapes gives marc or pomace. It consists of skin, pulp, pips and stems. Clarification gives deposits in the must. ... Read more

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The Ultimate Guide to Champagne by Liz Palmer is a new book which takes you through, chapter by chapter, to find out everything you need to know about the wonderful world of Champagne. With original ... Read more

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Opening of a venue unique in Champagne in the heart of the Maison de Venoge at Epernay A night within the walls of a prestigious Champagne House offering a totally unique experience has today become ... Read more

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After meticulous development, Champagne de Watere are proud to present their carbon fibre Champagne coolers. Weighing just under 500 grams, but capable of holding up to four bottles of your favourite Champagne. They are the ... Read more

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The tempting allure of Champagne reaches fans in even the deepest of landlocked Africa.  I was recently in Kigali, Rwanda, on a business trip and was excited to discover the strong presence of Taittinger Champagne ... Read more

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Members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) have been advised not to pop Champagne corks in order to avoid distracting or injuring outfielders at Lord's. The move follows formal complaints from visiting teams that their ... Read more

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Champagne grower-producers Jean Josselin particularly recommend their magnums of Cuvée Des Jean, their 100% Pinot non vintage Champagne. If you're more interested in weekends in the countryside, large tables of friends, grilled steaks and cheese, ... Read more

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Are you Happy to be Called Champagne?

I know that many, especially within the wine industry itself, will know very well that not all sparkling wines are Champagne. The Champagne Bureau themselves see it as a large part of their duty to ... Read more

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