Aurélie Barrat and Loïc Masson, owners of Champagne Barrat-Masson, belong to a young generation of winemakers who have decided to revalue the unique character of Sézannais Chardonnay, helping to establish a unified confidence in the region.
Martine and Michel Loriot live in the village of Festigny, in the Vallée de la Marne, the epicenter of Meunier land. Music seems to have played a role down the generations in the Loriot family and true to this ancestral passion, Michel has always felt
The Tarlant family’s history of wine growing goes back to 1687. Located on the left bank of the Marne in Oeuilly, Benoît Tarlant and his sister Mélanie today represent the 12th generation and are working hard at keeping traditions alive, linking their family roots to
While the common belief out there seems to be that champagne is made of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay, in reality this is actually a bit more complicated than that. Seven grape varietals are allowed under the Appellation d’Origine in the region of Champagne -
"Freddy's" is a small wine bar in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, the wonderfully colorful artists quarter of Paris. People wander through lively streets where cafés, restaurants, boutiques and shops are crowded but somehow still quite nonchalant, stylish and well placed.
There couldn't be a bigger honor and pleasure for me than being invited to taste some Burgundy. Ever since my first visit in Burgundy in 2011 this region has captured my francophile and culinary heart, and ever since I got into wine it has captured
There's nothing more charming than welcoming guests with a creative amuse bouche or serving a first delicious starter while everyone is enjoying a first glass of wine and catching up with each other. Here's an idea for an uncomplicated, yet creative shooter – easy to prepare in advance
Visiting Champagne Francis Boulard & Fille is not an easy task. Located in Cauroy-lès-Hermonville in the Massif de Saint-Thierry, north-west of Reims, the family estate is hidden in a lesser known area of Champagne and can be easier found with GPS coordinates than the actual