Champagne ‘overreacted’ to challenges of 2017 harvest

Growers may have “overreacted” to the challenges of this year’s vintage in Champagne because they are used to “easy harvests”, according to Moët & Chandon cellar master Benoît Gouez.

Chardonnay to surpass Meunier plantings in Champagne

Chardonnay will soon surpass Meunier to become the second most planted grape in Champagne, according to Bollinger cellar master Giles Descôtes.

Last chance to bid for IMW ‘super lots’

Just a few hours are left to place pre-bids for the ‘super lots’ on offer at The Institute of Masters of Wine dinner and auction at Bonhams in London this week.

Champagne harvest ‘hardest and shortest’ in history

This year’s harvest in Champagne was the shortest in Bollinger’s history and the hardest yet faced by the brand’s cellar master, Gilles Descôtes.

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