Producer Profiles

Champagne Taittinger

The Dynasty of Taittinger Pierre Taittinger, the founding member of Champagne Taittinger, first encountered and fell in love with the region of Champagne as a young officer during the First World War. After the war, his passion for wine and gastronomy drew him back to the region where he, along with his brother-in-law, plunged into the world of Champagne. In ... Read More »

Charles Heidsieck| One Man, One House in Champagne

charles heidsieck

It was at the tender age of 29 that Charles-Camille Heidsieck founded his eponymous Champagne House in Reims. Only one year later he was off to the United States to become the first merchant to market his own Champagne in New York City. An embodiment of French glamour, the charming and business-savvy Heidsieck quickly became a social sensation, capturing the ... Read More »

The Remarkable R.D. 2002 from Maison Bollinger

From the moment that Athanase de Villermont recognized the great potential of his family estate, the prestigious Maison Bollinger has been synonymous with excellence in Champagne. In 1967, Madame Bollinger introduced a special innovation to the prestigious Maison, and thus the Bollinger R.D. cuvee was born. A truly spectacular Champagne and James Bond’s personal favorite, this “recently disgorged” cuvee never ceases to impress with its unparalleled freshness and ... Read More »