Trick or treat? Ask the halloween question to a winemaker and invariably the response would be ‘Treat’ since there is no better joy than presenting one’s wines for appreciation! But what do you call a wine treat that is yours
Wines for the Evening Pervasive luxury has to be the norm when a glitzy and glamorous Champagne House does a national level launch of its beauties. We are talking of Cattier- the famous Champagne house, that was recently in news
And literally so! With around 100 wines from 19 Spanish winemakers showcased in the already sizzling Indian capital, it was a rainfall of sorts that made wine professionals and connoisseurs feel the urge to tap-dance between wine bottles and get
Formed in 1935 as ‘Chalons Committee’ Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC) in the guiding light of the Champagne appellation.. A visit to the CIVC office unravelled many interesting facts about the yeoman service it is rendering to Champagne
Did you know that the Château de la Marquettrie estate of Champagne Taittinger was once a military headquarters? This and a whole lot of other historical perspective makes the house as endearing as it’s chalk cellars in Saint Nicaise Abbey…
From visiting the 150 years old,cellars that are also home to the glitzy Armand the Brignac , to a personal tasting with Jean Jacques Cattier, our visit to Champagne Cattier at Chigny les Roses was as racy as the lights
Champagne Billecart-Salmon, situated in the Grand Cru of Mareuil-sur-Aÿ , has a history dating back to 1818 when it was founded with the matrimonial alliance of the Billecart and Salmon families. A synergy that still manifests in the goodness of
Can a wine lover be limited to just one wine region of a country? Surely not. A thought that compelled me to chart a course in France from Champagne to Bordeaux, Rhône Valley,Beaujolais and finally to Paris.