Category: Houses of champagne and winemakers

Portrait: Champagne Philipponnat

Vignoble du Champagne Philipponnat © Photo: Champagne Philipponnat

The history of Champagne Philipponnat traces back to the year 1522, when the family’s ancestor Apvril le Philipponnat started cultivating vines in the sector of Aÿ and Dizy in the Marne valley of Champagne. With his work, he laid the foundation for a wine… Continue Reading “Portrait: Champagne Philipponnat”

Cuvée of Character: Champagne Jacquesson and Their Iconic Cuvée 700

The champagne house of Champagne Jacquesson in Dizy © Photo: Champagne Jacquesson

Just a few minutes from Épernay, separated by the Marne river, lies the small and silent village of Dizy, home of Champagne Jacquesson. The champagne house belongs to the most sought-after names of Champagne, however, most connoisseurs argue that Jean-Hervé and Laurent Chiquet –… Continue Reading “Cuvée of Character: Champagne Jacquesson and Their Iconic Cuvée 700”

In the spotlight: Champagne Devaux

Champagne Devaux in Bar-sur-Seine © Photo: Atelier-Demoulin

Finding Champagne Devaux couldn’t be more obvious, yet many people don’t notice the exit. Located right on the busy Route Nationale D671 that leads from Troyes to the viticultural heart of the Côte des Bar, a long wall at the side of the road… Continue Reading “In the spotlight: Champagne Devaux”

Portrait: Champagne Salon

Champagne Salon © Photo: S. Köhler

Right in the epicenter of Champagne’s Côte des Blancs, the chalky coast known for its mineral, vibrantly tense, and enormously age-worthy Chardonnay, you can find one of the most sought-after champagne houses on the road of the most prestigious Grand Cru villages: Champagne Salon. … Continue Reading “Portrait: Champagne Salon”

In the Spotlight: Champagne Drappier

A peaceful landscape and preserved vineyards surround Champagne Drappier in Urville © Photo: Champagne Drappier

Not far from Burgundy, situated on the calm side roads of the Aube department, the so-called Côte des Bar sub-region of southern Champagne hides a worldwide renowned champagne house in its peaceful, preserved environment: Champagne Drappier in the tiny village of Urville. Far off… Continue Reading “In the Spotlight: Champagne Drappier”

Sunday’s brunch at Ruinart’s

For the first time, Maison Ruinart organizes a brunch every weekend until October 31st, taking place in the garden, close to the Chardonnay vineyard which is the emblem of the House. From the art of table dressing to the linen towels embroidered with the… Continue Reading “Sunday’s brunch at Ruinart’s”

Ruinart Champagne

Ruinart Champagne-Envie de Champagne

There are brands that we do not present any more … Ruinart is one of them. This champagne is known around the world. Each cuvee of the house is very marked by the Chardonnay. This grape variety is the king of the House. Ruinart… Continue Reading “Ruinart Champagne”

House of Champagne Chartogne-Taillet

The House Chartogne Taillet is located in Merfy 8km from Reims. This farm has evolved over the years (and generations) and promises us a good moment of tastings. We invite you to discover this champagne house and its owner: Alexandre Chartogne. History of the… Continue Reading “House of Champagne Chartogne-Taillet”

Jacquesson House of Champagne and their famous “lieu-dit cuvées”

Champagne lovers know the now unavoidable Maison Jacquesson whose qualitative production is a constant goal. If you are a future champagne lover, we invite you to discover this house of champagne carried by two brothers which only aim is the excellence of champagne. The… Continue Reading “Jacquesson House of Champagne and their famous “lieu-dit cuvées””