Champagne

Champagne, the queen of sparkling wines

The history of the Champagne vineyards dates to Roman times. They were later in the care of Caltholic bishops – including the eminent Archbishop of Reims – who developed methods of cultivation and winemaking techniques that are still used today. In the Middle Ages, sparkling wines are already known, but their creation was by accident. Indeed, it was the result ... Read More »

Champagne Billecart-Salmon

Since its founding in 1818 by Elisabeth Salmon and Nicolas-Francois Billecart, the champagne house Billecart-Salmon is now run in seventh generation and is still family-owned. The high quality standards and the savoir-faire passed down from generation to generation and the family Billecart-Salmon has preserved its principles over two centuries: producing quality, the pursuit of excellence.   Terroir, tradition and modernity ... Read More »

Veuve Clicquot: A History of Innovation

History Founded in 1772, Veuve Clicquot is an emblem of the Champagne region and the development of its world famous fine wines. A family business, Veuve Clicquot began with land in Bouzy owned and tended by Philippe Clicquot. The tradition he started quickly grew into a revolutionary new business, which was carried on after his death in 1805 by his ... Read More »

Dom Perignon 2004: complex and bright

Champagne Dom Perignon 2004 The Dom Perignon 2004 Vintage was officially launched at the end of May at Hautviller in a style befitting the luxurious and gourmand house. The Launch Party Inspired by the complexity and minerality of the Dom Perignon Blanc 2004 vintage, the artist Leo Kuelbs created an incredible illumination light installation that was projected onto the Abbey d’Hautvillers, the ... Read More »

Champagne 2004: the best of the prestige cuvées

Take advantage of free shipping and discover the best from Champagne 2004! The 2004 Vintage In Champagne 2004 was a remarkable year: a beautiful combination of quality and quantity. 2004, it has been said, resembles the excellent and highly celebrated 1998 vintage. 2004 was generous, which gave more power to Chardonnay. Thus, the cuvées dominated by Chardonnay were more numerous ... Read More »

Moët et Chandon – The Diamond Collection

A champagne for celebrating: Champage is eponymous with celebration, and for the 2012 Christmas season the historic Champagne House of Moët et Chandon is celebrating by releasing  The Diamond Collection— a collection that not only embodies luxury of champagne, but that expresses the permanence of the famous house from which it hails. The heart of Moët: The focal point of ... Read More »

Champagne Veuve Clicquot – La Grande Dame

At the untimely death of her husband François Clicquot in 1805, Barbe Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin, aged just 27 years old, became the “Veuve” or Widow Clicquot and inherited her husbands’s champagne house “La Maison Clicquot.” Instead of fading into the background, she chose to take charge of the business- an unprecedented decision. Equipped with great talent, Madame Clicquot’s force of ... Read More »

Dom Pérignon 2003 by David Lynch

After more than a year of close collaboration, the prestigious Champagne house Dom Pérignon and the famous American filmmaker David Lynch have come together to create the cuvée “Dom Pérignon by David Lynch.” Dom Pérignon chose to collaborate with Lynch as they are of a kindred spirit—both exemplifying the qualities of “mystery, intensity, commitment, time, the constant reinvention of the ... Read More »

Veuve Clicquot – Le Fridge

Creativity, originality and, of course, a classic style are the hallmarks of the iconic Champagne House of Veuve Clicquot.  One of their latest and perhaps their most unique packaging yet is “Le Fridge”- a gift that will make anyone’s eyes sparkle with delight. Nostalgia reins with 1950’s retro chic miniature fridge draped in a charming rosy pink with sleek lines ... Read More »

Champagne Laurent-Perrier Rosé

Since its founding in 1812, the Maison of Laurent-Perrier has been counted among the greatest champagne brands, enjoying an international fame. This success is cultivated by the Maison Laurent-Perrier thanks to an unfailing respect for traditions and values such as love of quality, the extreme consideration of their men and their wines and by carefully maintaining strong and long lasting relationships. ... Read More »