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HABITS DE LUMIÈRE: A SPARKLING WINTER WONDERLAND IN ÉPERNAY

Every year, a new video mapping experience highlights the Hôtel de Ville in Épernay. Photo: ©VilleEpernay

Christmas time is nearing and in these challenging times, a generous dose of Christmas magic and happy moments is needed more than ever. Luckily, there’s one thing all champagne lovers can look forward to every December – and, no, we’re not (yet) speaking of… Continue Reading “HABITS DE LUMIÈRE: A SPARKLING WINTER WONDERLAND IN ÉPERNAY”

Big Bottles for Maximum Champagne Pleasure: Magnums, Jeroboams and Methuselahs for Memorable Parties and Celebrations

Magnum bottles in a champagne cellar

The season of festive gatherings with friends, family, and colleagues is just starting, and for champagne lovers, nothing seems more exciting than thinking about the next bottle to share. For some occasions, however, a regular bottle just doesn’t seem big enough for a thirsty… Continue Reading “Big Bottles for Maximum Champagne Pleasure: Magnums, Jeroboams and Methuselahs for Memorable Parties and Celebrations”

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”

Champagne Day: A Day to Celebrate Your Love for Champagne

People celebrating Champagne Day

Have you already planned something on October 28? If your calendar is still free, we recommend drawing a huge X on this day. And if your day is already booked, try to sneak in an hour or two that you can dedicate to effervescent… Continue Reading “Champagne Day: A Day to Celebrate Your Love for Champagne”

Champagne Day: A Day to Celebrate Your Love for Champagne

People celebrating Champagne Day

Have you already planned something for October 28? If your calendar is still free, we recommend drawing a huge X on this day. And if your day is already booked, try to sneak in an hour or two that you can dedicate to effervescent… Continue Reading “Champagne Day: A Day to Celebrate Your Love for Champagne”

The Montagne de Reims 

The Montagne de Reims isn’t quite as impressive as its name suggests. However, it disrupts the open, plain landscape that sits on an average of 80 meters above sea level. Reaching 298 meters at its highest point and covered by a lush, dense forest… Continue Reading “The Montagne de Reims “

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”

Côte des Blancs: The Universe of Blanc de Blancs

The vineyards of the Côte des Blancs in Champagne © Photo: S. Koehler

It’s nearly impossible to speak about Blanc de Blancs champagne without mentioning the Côte des Blancs. The most famous white coast of Champagne is one of the four major wine-growing sub-regions of Champagne, besides the Vallée de la Marne, Montagne de Reims, and Côte… Continue Reading “Côte des Blancs: The Universe of Blanc de Blancs”

A Champagne Lover’s Trip to Épernay

Balloon over Épernay © Photo: S. Köhler

Drinking champagne is always a brilliant choice to be in your happy place. But could there be an even happier place for champagne lovers? Yes, there is one place where every champagne enthusiast would love to enjoy their favorite fizzy drink! Right at the… Continue Reading “A Champagne Lover’s Trip to Épernay”

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”