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When Burgundy Comes to Champagne

A more Burgundian approach is something often cited by proponents of good grower champagne. But what does it mean? One of Adelaide’s leading sommeliers, Liinaa Berry, returns from Champagne and…

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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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José Michel, The Meunier Magician

The estate of José Michel & Fils was founded long ago, in 1847, making them one of the oldest winegrowing families in the region. Today, the domain remains in the…

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Eric Rodez

It’s a sunny but cool morning in Ambonnay as I stand on the side of the road, along Rue de Isse, waiting for Eric Rodez to arrive. It’s Saturday, a…

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Dilettantes, Paris, France

Follow the labyrinth of cobblestone roads along the bohemian back-streets of Paris’ St Germain des Pres and you will discover the hidden delights of Dilettantes. Don’t let its unassuming shop…