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The Friday Fizz: Jean-Pierre MARNIQUET Prestige, Champagne, 1995

The Person:
Jean Pierre Marniquet – Owner, Farmer, Winemaker

The Place:
The Marniquet estate vineyards and cellar near Venteuil in the Valle de la Marne in Champagne. 196 more words

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By George!

If you live outside the UK you might not know that the 23rd of April is St George’s Day, Georgie boy being the “patron saint” of England.   480 more words


House of Gosset

As the world’s oldest Wine House located in Champagne, it makes sense that it is the first one featured. In 1584 Gosset started out as a red wine producer until the discovery and production of Champagne in the 18th century, redirected this small prestigious house. 69 more words


Wine From Vines: Planting my First Vineyard

So it begins. After years of making wine from bought grapes, finally, finally, I could plant my own vines. It only took buying a home with a quarter acre…minor details… 70 more words

A touch of pink....

Pink champagne….you either love it or you hate it. Some find it far too sweet and artificial, others find it too fizzy (which, by the way, is often caused by the higher tannin content in pink champagnes than in white, attracting more CO2). 1,041 more words

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Jacquesson, Cuvée No. 736, Extra Brut, Champagne, France, 12% abv, C$75 @ Marquis

A celebrated Champagne house in operation since 1798, Jacquesson has been owned since 1974 by the Chiquet family and is located in Dizy, just north of Epernay. 166 more words


The ageing of Pinot Meunier

In our third post about our “Mystery of Meunier” spring theme, we look at the ageing potential of this grape variety, putting one exceptional example of an aged Meunier under the spot light. 825 more words

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