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Champagne harvest 2015 – Jean-Baptiste Geoffroy in Cumières

    Harvest has begun in Champagne and I thought that this year I could trial live blogging. Small articles on the vigneron I visit and their opinion on this years crop posted via the WordPress App for iPhone. I will … Continue reading

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#ChampagneHarvest 13: Champagne Goutorbe, Philippe Gonet and UPR in Le Mesnil

The Goutorbe family is an institution in Ay. Not long after the first world war Emile Goutorbe, winemaker at that time for Perrier Jouet, decides to open a grape nursery. Over the next decades he will slowly expand his business … Continue reading

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#ChampagneHarvest13 – Kick Off in Cummière

It is that exciting time of the year again! This year no secateurs for me, but I have set myself as a goal to try and visit fifty to sixty Champagne producers during harvest and report my findings here in … Continue reading

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Thinking outside the box and brand loyalty

In this day and age where most wine sales are driven by price and specials, brand loyalty is something which is pretty hard to maintain. However I recently saw 2 very simple  initiatives by small wineries which  I feel will … Continue reading

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