The week in pictures

This week in Champagne Porn, our resident MW and editorial overlord Patrick Schmitt rocked up to boutique retailer The Finest Bubble’s vintage masterclass on Thursday.


Wrap your eyes around these beauties!

Essi Avellan MW, Finland’s first Master of Wine.guided guests through the following Champagnes and vintages to show how Champagne can age gracefully. in descending order, we’ve got Louis Roederer 2012 v 2002, Pol Roger 2009 v 2002, Taittinger 2012 v 2002 Dom Perignon 2009 v 1996, and (wait for it), Charles Heidsieck 2005 v 1983.

No that’s fine Patrick, we didn’t want to go anyway.

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