Tom Stevenson, wine writer and champagne specialist
Michael Edwards, wine writer and champagne specialist
A warm vintage troubled by rapidly proliferating botrytis in the vineyards. With cellars filled up to the rim with fine 2008 and 2009 champagnes and the global financial crisis slowing sales, few vintage releases were declared. But the ones ones that were have brought about great surprises, the finest of them to date being Dom […]
There was a hundred years’ break in pressing at this family estate, a period when they only sold grapes to the cooperatives and négociants of the region. Simon Normand and his sister Marie started own production in 2013 and first wines were sold in 2017.
Many of us have a little more time on our hands in these difficult times , so Essi and Nick Baker of the English Champagne merchant thefinestbubble.com wanted to bring a little cheer and education when there isn’t much reason to celebrate. Since March 27th we have gathered with a great bunch of Champagnee lovers […]