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Champagne Veuve Clicquot – La Grande Dame

Champagne Veuve Clicquot - La Grande Dame

At the untimely death of her husband François Clicquot in 1805, Barbe Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, aged just 27 years old, became the “Veuve” or Widow Clicquot and inherited her husbands’s Champagne house “La Maison Clicquot.” Instead of fading into the background, she chose to take charge of the business – a truly unprecedented decision. Equipped with great talent, Madame Clicquot’s ... Read More »

Champagne Tasting: Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve, Brut Rose and Blanc de Blancs

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Billecart-Salmon Brut Reserve Billecart-Salmon is the very definition of elegance in Champagne. Blended from a combination of all three Champagne grape varieties (Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier), and at least three vintages, this is a fantastic non-vintage Champagne. Billecart-Salmon Brut Rose Essentially regarded as the standard bearer for non-vintage rosé, the Billecart-Salmon Rosé is always a standout. Pale pink, with ... Read More »

What is sparkling wine?

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Simply put, a “sparkling” wine is a wine with bubbles. However, “bubbles” just scratches the surface as the world of sparkling wines is large and diverse, with a dazzling array of wines produced all over the globe, each with their own unique personality. Sparkling wines range from very dry, to sweet and from a delicate fizziness to scintillating effervesce. While ... Read More »

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