Tag Archives: Champagne

Too much of anything is bad, but too much Cap Classique is just right

“I only drink Champagne when I’m happy, and when I’m sad. Sometimes I drink it when I’m alone. When I have company, I consider it obligatory. I trifle with it if I am not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it – unless I’m thirsty” – Lily Bollinger (1899 – 1977), proprietor of French Champagne house

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Avondale excels at Champagne & Sparkling Wine ‘World Championships’ in the UK

AVONDALE has been rated top MCC sparkling wine after several rounds of ‘blind’ tastings chaired by one of the world authorities on bubbly and a panel of judges including Masters of Wine and one of the gurus of the Australian wine industry. The Paarl cellar won the trophy for best South African sparkling wine at the 2015 ‘Champagne & Sparkling Wine World Championships’ with their

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Who’s blushing now?! Stellenrust sparkler comes out on top against the odds

STELLENRUST Clement de Lure MCC Brut NV was recently chosen as the favourite sparkling wine in a line-up of 44 bubblies judged ‘blind’ (labels out of sight) by a group of knowledgeable wine folk who’d gathered at the upmarket Harrow restaurant at Little Bedwyn in Marlborough, Wiltshire UK. A “shock result” was how the organisers of the inaugural Little Bedwyn World Sparkling Wine

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