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Wine Enthusiast Podcast: The Grandes Dames of Champagne
18 March 2022 19:02
Wine Enthusiast Podcast: The Grandes Dames of Champagne

Although plenty of old-world wine regions have patriarchal systems, many female leaders created and sustained some of the most prominent Champagne houses.


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Rare Champagne's Régis Camus Bids Adieu, His Legacy Secure
22 March 2022 19:22
Rare Champagne's Régis Camus Bids Adieu, His Legacy Secure

The longtime cellar master at Charles and Piper-Heidsieck is retiring after nearly three decades of classic-quality sparkling wine production


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What Happened To Champagne During World War 2
22 March 2022 19:34
What Happened To Champagne During World War 2

The date is September 1st, 1939 and the unthinkable happens, 21 years after The Great War (WWI), Germany has just invaded Poland, everyone knows what is about to happen, but despite what will become inevitable, England gives Germany a chance to withdraw from Poland. On September 3rd, 1939, 15 minutes after the deadline for Germany to withdraw from Poland, at 11:15 am on Radio, Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain went on air and spoke to the nation.


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All Change at Champagne Henriot
19 April 2022 19:19
All Change at Champagne Henriot

Henriot has been quietly producing excellent wines for more than 200 years, but it moves with the times.


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Champagne bubbles: the science
27 April 2022 19:05
Champagne bubbles: the science

As you uncork that bottle and raise your glass, take time to toast physics and chemistry along with the New Year

In a lab in the heart of France’s wine country, a group of researchers carefully positions an ultra-high-speed camera. Like many good scientists, they are devoted to the practice of unpicking the universe’s secrets, seeking to describe the material world in the language of mathematics, physics and chemistry. The object of their study: the bubbles in champagne.


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'Crazy Frenchman's' sparkling legacy
28 April 2022 14:59
'Crazy Frenchman's' sparkling legacy

Column: Way back in the early 1980s my work required me to regularly travel to Marlborough and I remember keeping an eye on a massive hole being dug in the hillside on the entrance to the Renwick township.


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Languedoc Roussillon Adopts Champagne Approach
10 May 2022 19:49
Languedoc Roussillon Adopts Champagne Approach

Following the disastrous frosts of 2021, and increasingly variable crops, producers of IGP Pays d’Oc wines are looking to introduce Champagne-style reserves to enable them to offer regular supplies.


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Champagne Vintage an Unlikely Classic
26 May 2022 15:15
Champagne Vintage an Unlikely Classic

The 2021 growing season in Champagne was as tough as any, but there was a twist in the tale.


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How Champagne’s Problems Could Benefit Other Sparkling Wine Categories
01 June 2022 19:15
How Champagne’s Problems Could Benefit Other Sparkling Wine Categories

2020 was Champagne’s worst year since World War II, with sales dropping during the pandemic (when excuses to celebrate were at an all-time low). In 2021, Champagne was hit hard again — this time due to substantial rain, severe frost, and mildew. This unfortunate trio of weather patterns eventually caused problems leading up to harvest, with low yields forcing many Champagne houses to release their reserve bottlings or in some cases, not produce any Champagne at all from their 2021 harvests. Although Champagne sales have rebounded exponentially in 2022, climate change is still a major factor in the region — which means concerns of spring frost and hail similar to 2021 are top of mind for producers of the French sparkling wine.


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Nyetimber boss Eric Heerema is toasting the Jubilee with his English sparkling wine and says: 'We're beating the French at their own game'

Transforming 'cottage industry run by willing amateurs' that Eric Heerema bought in 2006 into an international rival to French Champagne has always been a slow burn.


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Aliplast Helps France’s Wine and Champagne Industries Become Sustainable
17 June 2022 19:16
Aliplast Helps France’s Wine and Champagne Industries Become Sustainable

Aliplast, a Hera group company, that specializes in plastic recovery and recycling, offers a specific service portfolio to the champagne and wine markets in France.


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Champagne Stash Discovered in World War I Shipwreck Remains Out of Reach … for Now
21 June 2022 19:21
Champagne Stash Discovered in World War I Shipwreck Remains Out of Reach … for Now

A U.K.-based team is working to save bottles of Champagne, brandy and more in the wreckage of the S.S. Libourne, sunk by a German U-boat in 1918


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Cava Bubbles Up
30 June 2022 19:36
Cava Bubbles Up

Spain's signature sparkling wine has been overshadowed by Champagne and Prosecco, but that’s changing


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Craft cider producers in England demand same protection as champagne producers
05 August 2022 14:14
Craft cider producers in England demand same protection as champagne producers

Craft cider producers allege water and sugar-based supermarket brands of the tipple are giving cider a bad reputation


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Ruinart commits to sustainability & biodiversity at BdB 2010 launch
08 August 2022 19:11
Ruinart commits to sustainability & biodiversity at BdB 2010 launch

Ruinart used the launch of its new hotly-anticipated Ruinart 2010 Blanc de Blancs to re-emphasise its commitment to sustainability and biodiversity from its far-reaching vitiforestry project at its historic Tassy vineyards to its position on prestige packaging. Sarah McCleery travelled to Reims to meet the team, see first-hand many of its projects and to taste the new prestige cuvée.


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Harvesting starts in Champagne
27 August 2022 14:48
Harvesting starts in Champagne

The harvest has begun in Champagne with the region expecting “an excellent yield” following last year’s difficult vintage.


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France to make twice as much Champagne this year, more wine
10 September 2022 10:21
France to make twice as much Champagne this year, more wine

PARIS (Reuters) -Champagne production in France is expected to almost double this year, with overall wine production up 16% compared with frost-ravaged 2021 output, although drought and heatwaves have curbed prospects in some regions, the farm ministry said on Wednesday.


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