Tag Archives: Winemaking

Champagne in a nutshell

My friend and colleague, Neel Burton, has posted excellent summaries of the history of Champagne, the geographical organisation of the region and the way in which champagne is made to his Outre Monde blog. Please use the links to reach … Continue reading

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Pol Roger bottling line

Thanks to the comment of a regular reader, I have succeeded in uploading a couple of videos of the Pol Roger bottling plant in action. My first post on the industrial champagne-making process can be read here. The first video … Continue reading

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The industrialisation of wine

As consumers, we often have a romanticised notion of wine. Slick marketing practices (such as the advertisement above) have no doubt contributed to our idea of wine as a ‘natural’ product as if, with a bit of sunshine and rainfall, … Continue reading

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