8 part video series on the history of Champagne filmed in France

Fast food with Champagne, Yes please!

 Lanson mit Lachs Semmel

This is my kind of fast food! I took this picture in the Salzburg Christkindlmarkt. This gentleman is enjoying a salmon sandwich paired with Lanson champagne. Perfect! Lachs Semmel mit Lanson! Read More...
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Late Disgorgement

Bollinger RD label
What is Disgorgement? It is when the sediment (
lees) is expelled from the bottle. Lees is the wine’s leftover yeast sediment from the 2nd fermentation in the bottle. It is moved into the neck of the bottle via remuage, then flash frozen and expelled completely (disgorgement).

“To be sold as non-vintage Champagne, French law dictates the wine must age at least (on lees) 15 months after the second fermentation begins, and three years if it will bear a vintage date...
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