Visit to Moët & Chandon

Yippee, I’ve finally completed all my assignments for my MA Food and Wine Culture. That means I finally have a life again, well until I start on the dissertation. It also means I can finally catch up with my blog, and how about a glass of Champagne to celebrate? Last month my husband was mad…

The art of Pommery

Like Dijon, Reims has always been a stop-over destination for us when we head down to Italy. We usually arrived late at night and left first thing in the morning. Now, thanks to my wine studies, I have been lucky enough to spend more time in these beautiful cities and take in more of their…

My first year in wine

If you had asked me this time last year what the grapes in champagne were or to name which region and a left and right bank, I would have looked at you quite blankly.  Then in June it all changed.  At the time I was writing a food blog and wanted to improve the way…