Champagne Drappier

Piper-Heidsieck to switch to brown glass for all its Champagnes

Piper-Heidsieck is moving to brown glass bottles for all its Champagnes, starting with its Brut Non-Vintage.

Champagne Drappier buys vineyard to offset losses from frost

Champagne Drappier has bought 6.5 hectares of vineyards in its home village of Urville in the Côte des Bar, following two consecutive years of diminished supply due to spring frosts.

Drappier ‘first’ carbon neutral Champagne house

Champagne Drappier has laid claim to being the first Champagne house to reduce its carbon footprint to zero after a 10-year effort.

Five wines you never knew were ‘natural’

We round up a handful of wines that are delicious, varied, and do without any manipulative cellar techniques – but don’t class themselves as “natural”.

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