Food-pairing known as impossible Champagne and Chocolate (2/2)

Champagne BERTRAND-DELESPIERRE Nestled on the hillsides of Chamery – a village of the Montagne de Reims, which once visited tends to never leave you -, there is a family House on the edge of the vineyards where the undeniable complicity of two generations expresses itself through a fully assumed wine identity… With the Bertrand-Delespierre, the…

Food-pairing known as impossible Champagne and Chocolate (1/2)

The freshness, the acidity and the effervescence of one, the sugar and the bitterness of the other: here is a food-pairing which on paper does not really match. It is even listed among the dishes not to be paired with Champagne by the CIVC. To create an harmony with cocoa products, most of the time…

Champagne and Food-pairings

In a gourmet restaurant, it is customary for sommeliers to advise on the choice of wine(s), once the dish(es) selected. Occasionally, they are even food and wine pairing menu suggested. Food-pairing… here is an important and decisive discipline, especially since a bad choice can quickly ruin flavors, aromas and the moment … Conversely, wine can…

Des Pieds et des Vins – Printemps des champagnes 2019

April 15, 2019 – The beautiful and prestigious Demeure des Comtes de Champagne hosted the long awaited tasting of Des Pieds et des Vins – a group of young and dynamic Champagne winegrowers who have already made a name for themselves in the world’s wine professionals. United around their common respect of the environment, each…

Terres et Vins de Champagne – Printemps des champagnes 2019

April 15, 2019 – Palais du Tau, 10 am sharp : the wine professionals from all over the world are heading to the historic monument of the Coronation City as they have a rendez-vous that wouldn’t miss : the annual tasting of Terres et Vins de Champagne. Let’s not forget that the group is the…

Champagne terroirs, etC. – Printemps des champagnes 2019

April 14, 2019 – During the Printemps des Champagnes, there is a rendez-vous of that the food-pairing aficionados cannot missed : the annual tasting of Champagne terroirs, etC. at Cercle Colbert in Reims. A unique event where the winegrower members push further the Champagne experience… Champagne Terroirs, etC. 9 winegrowers, 9 independent producers, 9 committed…

Les Mains du Terroir de Champagne – Printemps des champagnes 2019

14 April 2019 – One tasting, one Appellation, 16 personalities rooted in the multiplicity of terroirs of Champagne, 32 hands guiding each day the nature and the wines with respect and love. Under the beautiful sun of the season, the professionals from all over the world had rendez-vous with the unmissable group called Les Mains…

Champagne Pairing – Introduction

If champagne is considered as “the king of wines”, it has been gradually relegated to the rank of celebratory wine position. Too often neglected by connoisseurs in pairing for the benefit of other wines, few are the restaurants daring to venture on the path of champagne harmony on the table, preferring the moment of the…

Champagne Benoît Marguet – Printemps des champagnes 2019

April 13, 2019 – Let’s hit the road of Champagne, in the direction of Ambonnay on the king terroir of Pinot Noirs for an off event of the Printemps des Champagnes. It is there, on the hills of the Montagne de Reims in this Grand Cru village that a selection of wine professionals from all…

Champagne Selection for the end of the year

Christmas and New Year’s Eve are fast approaching … And your delicious and gourmet dishes need some bubbly company. Iodic, fresh, woody, buttery, complex, ,…Not matter what you are looking for, there is always a place where you can find the champagne to fit your taste and to match your menu. Here is a list…

Artisans du Champagne – Printemps des champagnes 2018

April 17, 2018 – Emotions, passion, authenticity and commitment… the annual tasting of Artisans du Champagne held the fourth day of the Printemps des Champagne in the luxury establishment of Domaine Les Crayères in Reims. During this 8th edition, the artisans presented their vins clairs from the complex 2017 harvest as well as their champagne…

Terres et Vins de Champagne – Printemps des champagnes 2018

April 16, 2018 – In the historic Palais du Tau of the City Reims, just next to the Cathedral, the association of winegrowers called Terres et Vins de Champagne organized their annual Printemps des Champagnes tasting. A special event for the group, as they were celebrating their 10 year anniversary on the top of the…