Tag: Champagne

The Unique Terroir Of The Champagne Wine Region

The terroir of the Champagne region is truly distinct and one of the major reasons why this fascinating region produces the best sparkling wines in the world. The combination of the region’s soil, climate and viticultural practices are unable to be replicated anywhere else Geographically, Champagne is actually the most northerly wine region in France

Where Does Wine Come From?

It may seem impossible to believe but just one single species of vine is responsible for virtually all of the wines that we consume. The common grapevine or Vitis Vinifera has been cultivated over thousands of years and is now responsible for around 10,000 different grape varieties. These cover over 8 million hectares of land