Category: Champagne Crus & Terroir

The 7 Best Hotels in Reims, France

Reims, the capital city of the Champagne region, has three UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Saint-Rémi Basilica, the Notre-Dame Cathedral, and the Palace of Tau. From the crowning of French

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The Best Hotels in Epernay, France

Located in the Champagne region of France, Epernay is the capital of Champagne the drink. It is home to the famous L’Avenue de Champagne (Avenue of Champagne), a 110-kilometer avenue

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How to Use a Champagne Stopper

So you’ve got a bomb bottle of champage, but your happy hour date just cancelled. Certainly you’re not not going to open the bubbly, but it’s definitely a moment to

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How Long to Keep Champagne

Deciding what’s age worthy and what’s not It’s a day for the books when you decide to start a champagne cellar. Spurred no matter by a bottle gifted to you,

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How to Store Champagne

A total guide to Champagne aging & short-term storage Understanding the basics of long-term champagne storage will not only prepare you to properly care for your bubbly bottles, but also

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Basic Science of Champagne

The reverence for champagne and its effortless drinkability belies the complexity of its production. And no truer, still, is that complexity when unpacking the inner workings of its bubbly behavior

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A Short History of Champagne

So beloved for the joy it induces, a bottle of champagne may be as prized as the place from which it hails is protected. What is so regarded often reflects

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Chardonnay in Champagne

An Intro to Chardonnay Chardonnay makes for one of the most ubiquitously planted grapes in the world; it is, in fact, second only to the variety Airen which is used

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Pinot Meunier in Champagne

The Champagne Underdog Fighting for a Name for Itself Introductions to the grape Pinot Meunier typically feature a slough of benign accolades and somewhat pitiable traits: reliable workhorse, unsung, under-appreciated,

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