Producer Profiles

The Old Vintage Red Wines of Burgundy

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In our last article about old vintage red wines, we discussed some of the key factors in ageing wines, opening and serving them. We spoke about why exactly some wines are better for cellaring, while others are meant to be consumed young. We also highlighted some of the best vintages in the Bordeaux region, including 1949, 1982 and the most recent 2005. ... Read More »

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

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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 »

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