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Peter Cummings
Champagne as Nature intended

Champagne as Nature intended

In later years a sustainable and hands-off approach to winemaking has been making big waves, and there is a definite trend towards more nature-focused wines. In the Champagne region, we also see a significant and focused trend towards Organic and Biodynamic winemaking Practices. While Champagne is yet a long way off fully embracing organic farming, it is clear to see that there is a serious commitment towards a greener approach in Champagne.

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Peter Cummings
The Terroir of Champagne

The Terroir of Champagne

There is a lot to know about the Terroir of Champagne. This video, courtesy of Comité Champagne, gives a good primer about the terroir, climate, grapes all making Champagne the fantastic drink it is.

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Peter Cummings
2018 Champagne Harvest Notes

2018 Champagne Harvest Notes

The Champagne harvest of the 2018 vintage proved to be generous in quantity with very healthy grapes, well ripe of excellent quality also the harvest was far richer in sugar and aromas then average. The wine is intense and vibrant with an extreme depth of flavours and tones, all showing very high potential and it will surely challenge, if not surpass, the historic vintages of '96, '02 and '08.  

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