Category Archives: Champagne

Moët & Chandon Brut Impérial NV Champagne

Everyone has heard of Moet & Chandon, it’s like the Hoover (or maybe Dyson) of Champagnes, it’s a Champagne brand that has secretly spent years working its way into your brain, firing the celebration and luxury synapses as it goes.  You’ll have seen it carefully product-placed in films, sponsoring events, and being sprayed by glamorous,… Read More »

Nicolas Feuillatte Brut NV

Nicolas Feuillatte is probably my favourite Champagne brand.  It’s not my favourite Champagne, and Champagne isn’t my favourite wine.  Champagne isn’t even my favourite white wine, and has to compete hard to be my favourite sparkling wine, but that said, Nicolas Feuillatte is my favourite wine brand. Why?  Why have a favourite brand if you’re not… Read More »

Champagne Pierre Darcys NV

Champagne isn’t my favourite wine, but I do like it. There are some occasions which really suit fizz. Christmas morning and New Year’s Eve, weddings, new jobs, that kind of thing. Very often a Cava, Prosecco or even Asti will do the trick really well, but Champagne does shout ‘celebration’ more than any other wine.… Read More »

Losing your sparkle

Over the Christmas and New Year I encountered yet more people who insisted that putting a spoon in the neck of a half full Champagne bottle will keep the bubbles fresh. There are different theories, some believe that the spoon needs to be silver, some that the metal doesn’t matter. None are able to offer… Read More »

Thresher’s 2007 Voucher Has Landed

Threshers have released their 40% off wine voucher for Christmas 2007. You can download it here. It’s only good until 9th December so if you want to use it you’ll need to get to work quickly. Remember though that Majestic are offering 50% off some Champagnes and there are plenty of other offers out there,… Read More »