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The Bollinger Special Cuvée Fact Sheet

Bollinger Special Cuvée is one of our favourite non-vintage Champagnes, and we’re not alone. Any Champagne fan will have tried this at least once, and it’s the go-to Champagne for many. For those of you that haven’t yet had the pleasure of tasting a bottle, or are considering upgrading from Cava, we’ve put together a […]

We’re Tickled Pink with Moet Rosé

There’s a time and a place for rose champagne. Arguably it’s not 10.32 a.m. in a staff meeting while everyone else is drinking tea, or at any time down a pub with sawdust on the floor. But Moet Rosé is a very welcome guest at weddings, anniversaries and on Valentine’s Day. That’s because it tastes […]

Like Da Luca Prosecco? You’ll love these 3 Cavas!

Have you tried Da Luca Prosecco? The Italian sparkling wine Prosecco has exploded in popularity over the last decade or so. These cheap and cheerful wines are beloved throughout the wine-drinking world, in large part because they offer a considerable saving when compared with Champagne. You can get a bottle of Prosecco for a fraction […]

How does Louis Roederer Brut Premier compare with Cristal?

Louis Roederer Brut Premier is one of the world’s finest non-vintage Champagnes. Cristal is one of the world’s most prestigious cuvées. Both come from the same producer, the esteemed Champagne house Louis Roederer in the city of Reims, but otherwise how much do they have in common? Let’s look in detail at both wines to […]

The Veuve Clicquot gift box: Why is it so popular?

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 […]

Forget Canti Prosecco, drink value Champagne instead!

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 […]

Drink in the History of Piper Heidsieck Brut

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.