champagne wines

Champagne & Food with Arnaud Valour

Summary: Do we really need to write something clever for you to feel like joining us for a "Champagne & Food" webinar? Without a doubt the most famous and celebrated "adult" beverage around the world, Champagne isn't just a wine, it embodies French luxury, those occasions you will want to remember and a certain approach to life.Of course, there isn't just one

Champagne & War with Don & Petie Kladstrup

Summary:  It's been said that Champagne has been the site of more bloody battles and large-scale wars than any other place on earth.  From the time of Attila the Hun to the Germans in World War II, countless invaders have tried to conquer this strife-torn land.  Yet, somehow it managed to become the birthplace of the world's most beloved wine.  Don and Petie Kladstrup will show

Champagne Anomalies with Alan Tardi

Summary:  Everybody knows Champagne. But the vast majority of what most people are familiar with is the bubbly brand-driven non-vintage brut which, meticulously assembled in a consistent house style year after year, has set the standard for luxury and celebration for well over a century. There’s nothing wrong with this: many of these wines are perfectly enjoyable and some can be

Champagne for the Festive Season with Essi Avellan MW

Summary:  End of the year celebrations mark Champagne’s high season. It is a must for toasting to the new year with, but Champagne also has its festive place on the dining table. In this Master Class Essi Avellan will discuss wine and food pairing explaining the typicity of different styles of Champagne and summarizing keys to successful combinations. Why not pair the entire menu with

Interview with Frederic Panaiotis of Ruinart

Summary: Delve into Champagne with the insight of Champagne experts and masterful instructors..sign up for the Champagne Master-Level program and Champagne Study Wine

Meeting of the Minds - A Year in the Vineyards of Champagne

Summary: The quality potential of a wine is created in the vineyards and Champagne’s knife-edge climate poses many challenges to the vine grower. The recent years have put sustainability to the fore and increasingly many growers are venturing into organic and biodynamic production. Champagne specialist Essi Avellan MW has gathered a panel of great, ambitious new generation growers to virtually

Meeting of the Minds - Trends in Champagne

Summary:  Champagne specialist Essi Avellan MW hosts a live discussion on the latest trends in Champagne and the outlook for the region's future. Her prestigious panel will be covering a broad range of trends from vineyards to wineries as well as business. She will be joined by cellar master Cyril Brun of the prestigious house Charles Heidsieck, Vallée de la Marne Meunier specialist

Seasonal Wines for Valentines

If you are planning a romantic Valentine’s Day celebration and want to impress your partner with the best possible wine for the occasion, overlook everything you think you know about wine pairing. Forget choosing a red to match the steak or a white for the flounder. Lose the Champagne with chocolate (seriously, lose that one) and ditch any dessert ideas. The key to a successful Valentine’s Day is...

The Experience of Music and Wine - Classical Music and a Brut Non-Vintage Champagne with Susan R Lin, Master of Wine

Summary:  A growing body of scientific evidence shows that what people taste when evaluating a wine, and how much they enjoy the experience, can be influenced by the music that happens to be playing at the same time. Limited research has been published about the effects of music on sparkling wine. Learn about the latest experiment conducted in this field, focusing on classical music and the perception of a Brut non-vintage

Wine & War with Don & Petie Kladstrup

Summary: Lisa's Pick: Compelling stories of hope and resilience as French winemakers grapple with Germany’s occupation during WWII. In their book, Wine & War: The French, the Nazis and the Battle for France's Greatest Treasure, husband-and-wife journalists, Don and Petie Kladstrup, recount the dangerous and daring exploits of those who fought to keep France's greatest treasure – aka wine – out