Portrait of Côme Simphal and Timothée Duguit

INTERVIEW AND TASTING OF VEUVE CAPET VODKA It is not usual for Portraits de bulles to write about something else than champagne or its winegrowers. However today we decided to make an exception. Côme and Timothée are two wines and spirits passionates both attached to their champagne roots who decided to create something else with the…

Portrait of Bertrand Robert

VISIT AND TASTING AT CHAMPAGNE ANDRÉ ROBERT Winegrower, poet, philosopher…. Bertrand Robert is what can be call an atypical wine maker in Champagne. 4th generation on the estate, he now works with his daughter, Claire, who represents the 5th generation and is animated by the same passion than her father. Located between Avize and Vertus, we met at the…

Portrait of Sophie and Pierre Larmandier

VISIT AND TASTING AT CHAMPAGNE LARMANDIER-BERNIER Sophie and Pierre Larmandier are a reference in the Champagne area. From La Tour d’Argent in Paris or Atera in New York and Quince in San Francisco, their wines are available in the most prestigious establishments and served on the highest ranked tables around the world. But what makes Sophie and Pierre’s…

Portrait of David Léclapart

VISIT AND TASTING AT CHAMPAGNE DAVID LECLAPART Third generation on the estate, David Léclapart is a winegrower of Champagne with an atypical background who manages his vineyard with a lot of humility and following a biodynamic approach. Located between Châlons and Reims, we met at his house with this out of the ordinary winegrower of Trépail – a village…

Portrait of Jérôme Dehours

VISIT AND TASTING AT CHAMPAGNE DEHOURS ET FILS Jérôme Dehours is a well-know figure in Champagne who cultivates his vineyard with respect and passion. Located between Epernay and Dormans, we met at his estate with this talented winegrower of Cerseuil – a village located halfway up in the south of Vallée de la Marne. The terroir has…