The Wine of Life
Demi-sec Champagne isn’t popular. Let’s just get that out there. For those of you that might be wondering, “demi-sec” literally means “half dry”. Demi-sec Champagne is thus a half dry – that is, somewhat sweet – Champagne. While Champagne is the world’s finest sparkling wine, the majority of its production is focussed on dry styles, […]
If you’ve ever received a Veuve Clicquot gift box from a friend or loved one, you surely remember it. Of all the Champagne houses, Veuve Clicquot’s brand identity may be the most instantly recognisable. From its base in Reims, this top Champagne is well-known throughout the wine-loving world. From its very inception and the influence […]
Ruinart has been making Champagne since 1729, making it the oldest Champagne House operating today. Located in Reims, Ruinart Champagne may well be the world’s very best. Let’s take a closer look into everything Ruinart and discover what makes it so special.
Sparkling wine lovers may know and enjoy Canti Prosecco, but we’ve got good news: You can do better! OK, let’s be fair: Canti’s not bad, but it really doesn’t satisfy the needs of the adventurous wine lover. The main positive point when it comes to Canti and lots of other Prosecco is the price: Canti Prosecco […]
Every time you’re drinking Piper-Heidsieck Brut, you’re drinking history. It’s a firm that’s over 200 years old, and its Champagne has been drunk by royalty, film stars and the world’s wealthy. You’re in good company. And it all started in France during the reign of Louis XVI.
Buying wine as a gift is incredibly popular, particularly for birthdays. We’ve all got a wine lover in our life (probably more than one, to be fair!) and a nice bottle of something special is a great go-to gift option. Not all wine is created equally, though, and not all wine lovers have similar tastes. […]
Gosset Champagne has the distinction of being the oldest Champagne house in Aÿ. Founded in 1584, Gosset Champagne initially made red wine and started to make sparkling Champagne in the 1700s. With quite good reason, the house is held in high esteem amongst its neighbouring establishments in the commune of Aÿ.
Champagne is the world’s finest sparkling wine. Luxury Champagne labels command eye-watering prices, and the big brands are known far and wide. Massive Champagne houses like Moët & Chandon, Louis Roederer and Pommery dominate the market. The big Maisons de Champagne rule the roost, but they’re not the only game in town: Grower Champagne is […]