Monthly Archives: August 2015

Champagne Agrapart, a single estate based in Avize, with most of its its 12 ha spread over several Côtes des Blancs grands crus, is now Champagne royalty. Something perhaps hard to grasp when you meet the studiedly, and sometimes shy, … Continue reading

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Ruinart is the oldest champagne house, founded 1729, a tenet of champagne lore.  In 1728 Louis XV let champagne be transported in bottle as well as barrel and this meant sparkling champagne could be sold to the elite classes of … Continue reading

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Under the radar does not quite describe this up and coming Avize single champagne estate. Suffice to say it is on the horizon of the global coterie of domaine champagne watchers. Everyone I have shared the wines with has been … Continue reading

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