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Yielding Champagne

Deciding Champagne yields each year is a complicated process. A multitude of factors are taken into consideration, involving a network of industry stakeholders, to determine quantity. In doing so, the…

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The Sound of Music: Champagne Apollonis

Champagne Apollonis may belong to one of the oldest families in the Champagne region, but their approach is anything but conventional. Since 2010, they have aged their bottles to the…

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Returning to Craftsmanship: Cristal 2012

On the year of his 20th Anniversary as chef de cave of Champagne Louis Roederer, Jean-Baptiste Lécaillon has reached another epic milestone in his environmental quest with the release of…

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Tour de Force: Thiénot X Penfolds

When two great wine brands come together, anything can happen. The unlikely collaboration between Thiénot X Penfolds has the potential to change the future for champagne across more challenging markets….

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Profiling Ambonnay

Understanding how primary tastes interact is necessary when pairing champagne with food. But fine-tuning the rules of thumb, especially with some consideration for texture and luxury, can really improve our…