An easy weekend from London, the Champagne region has countless welcoming cellars to visit, both big and small. We pottered our way through the picturesque grand cru villages of the Côte des Blancs, the Montagne de Reims and the Vallée de la Marne. All three areas are unique both in terms of geography and the
This New Year’s Eve, when you are looking for a bottle of bubbly to share with your loved ones, spend the couple of extra bucks and get a bottle of Bolly… you won’t be disappointed!
There is a crisis amongst Cava producers who have a unique story to tell, in a sector dominated by the marketing giants of Freixenet and Cordoniu who thrive on €2/bottle supermarket volume.
He says: I can’t really say I’d ever buy this for the price as I find it to be a very bad value proposition.
She says: It was not as balanced as the other wines…
He says: This is good, well-made Champagne, however, I’m not so sure I’d recommend it at the price, and at this age
She says: This is definitely not a champagne for the faint hearted.
He says: A top-notch bubbly, and one I’ll definitely buy again.
She says: Rich, lush and lovely.
He says: This is a great value sparkler that doesn’t have the word “Champagne” in its name, and thus, stays affordable.
She says: This was definitely a step up from a Cava or Prosecco.