Grower communication pains in Champagne

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Caroline Henry wins Terres et Vins de Champagne Award

Champagne-specialist Caroline Henry became the first woman to be recognised with a Terres et Vins de Champagne Award last month, in its ten-year history. The prize is given by a group of growers to one individual each year who has made a significant difference in the Champagne industry, and Henry was recognised for 'defending the terroirs and sustainable viticulture in Champagne'. Henry is a...
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Jonathan Ray bubbles over with ‘Drink More Fizz’

Jonathan Ray reveals no less than 100 recommendations of his favourite fizz from around the world in his new book, Drink More Fizz! He shares an extract and a couple sparkling selections from his book: 'Being something of a lush, I have a number of favourite drinks that I turn to regularly when I need a bit of a lift. Pour me an ice-cold manzanilla or fino sherry, say, a gin and tonic, a bone-d...
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World’s Finest Glass of Bubbly 2017 announced

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Pairing Champagne on the road

Champagne pairing trip
These days we take matching Champagne with a rich variety of dishes for granted, but things have not always been this simple. The culture of matching noble sparkling wine with food has evolved gradually. Taking this into consideration, it is perhaps not that surprising that the old Champenois guard used to regard rosé as a wine style best consumed by ladies and not as the perfect match for the mar...
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Champagne and its many colours

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