Champagne Pol Roger hosted a launch party in London last night to mark the publication of Reds, Whites & Varsity Blues: 60 years of the Oxford & Cambridge Blind Wine-Tasting Competition.
Pol Roger is due to join a growing number of Champagne houses by adding disgorgement information for its wines.
Champagne houses Pol Roger and Charles Heidsieck highlighted a series of important vinification changes as they held an historic tasting in tandem with the Institute of Masters of Wine.
From rare whisky to wine tastings and from medicinal cocktails to Champagne launches there has been a lot to enjoy in the drinks trade this week.
With the Chileans, South Africans and Argentinians in town for The Beautiful South tasting, its been a hectic, fun-filled week in the drinks industry.
db‘s Marinel FitzSimons heads to Kasper’s restaurant in The Savoy to sample the food and enjoy the extensive ‘wine by the glass’ menu.
Our next Champagne trend considers the weather, above all the impact of first-rate vintages since the turn of the century, with the latest, 2012, perhaps the best of all.
As he prepares to leave Pol Roger, Patrice Noyelle tells Patrick Schmitt that despite making changes to the Champagne, he has always deeply respected its traditions
Pol Roger’s managing director Patrice Noyelle is retiring in June after 15 years at the helm of the Champagne house.
Specialist bars and the resurgence of the Champagne cocktail are helping the region fight back against increasing competition from sparkling wine, particularly Prosecco.
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