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Tuesday 6 October 2015

Champagne Drappier

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”.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 3 Comments »

Wet summer favoured biodynamics in Champagne

This year’s cool, wet summer in Champagne favoured biodynamic viticultural practices, according to Roederer’s chef de cave.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 1 Comment »

Champagne Drappier chef de cave joins Nicolas Feuillatte

Champagne Drappier’s Guillaume Roffiaen has joined The Centre Vinicole – Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte as its director of winemaking and quality.

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 No Comments »

Oak use in Champagne: Just cask

While there is no consensus on the use of oak in Champagne production, there are occassions when it can have a beneficial effect

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013 No Comments »

Drappier first in Champagne to use egg-shaped oak fermenter

Drappier has become the first Champagne house to ferment its wines in an egg-shaped oak container, despite losing 75% of its crop this year.

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012 3 Comments »

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