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"Only the first bottle is expensive." - French proverb.

"Champagne is the wine of civilization and the oil of government." - Winston Churchill.

"My only regret in life is that I did not drink more Champagne." - John Meynard Keynes.

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right." - F. Scott Fitzgerald.

"If you think champagne, you'll drink champagne." - Ellen Dean (in Emily Brontë's novel Wuthering Heights).

"I drink Champagne when I win, to celebrate . . . and I drink Champagne when I lose, to console myself." - Napoleon Bonaparte.

"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'm not hungry and drink it when I am. Otherwise I never touch it - unless I'm thirsty." - Madame Lilly Bolinger.

CHAMPAGNE is a sparkling wine produced by inducing the in-bottle secondary fermentation of the wine to effect carbonation. It is produced exclusively within the Champagne region of France, from which it takes its name.

Champagne first gained world renown because of its association with the anointment of French kings. Royalty from throughout Europe spread the message of the unique sparkling wine from Champagne and its association with luxury and power. The leading manufacturers devoted considerable energy to creating a history and identity for their wine, associating it and themselves with nobility and royalty. Through advertising and packaging they sought to associate Champagne with high luxury, festivities and rites of passage. Their efforts coincided with an emerging middle class that was looking for ways to spend its money on symbols of upward mobility.

The Romans were the first to plant vineyards in this area of northeast France with the region being cultivated by at least the 5th century, possibly earlier. Wines from the Champagne region were known before medieval times. Churches owned vineyards and monks produced wine for use in the sacrament of Eucharist. French kings were traditionally anointed in Reims and Champagne wine was served as part of coronation festivities. The Champenois were envious of the reputation of the wines made by their Burgundian neighbours to the south and sought to produce wines of equal acclaim. However, the northerly climate of the region gave the Champenois a unique set of challenges in making red wine. At the far extremes of sustainable viticulture, the grapes would struggle to ripen fully and often would have bracing levels of acidity and low sugar levels. The wines would be lighter bodied and thinner than the Burgundy wines they were seeking to outdo.

Contrary to legend and popular belief, Dom Perignon did not invent sparkling wine. The oldest recorded sparkling wine is Blanquette de Limoux, which was apparently invented by Benedictine Monks in the Abbey of Saint Hilaire near Carcassonne in 1531. Over a century later, the English scientist and physician Christopher Merret documented the addition of sugar to a finished wine to create a second fermentation six years before Dom Perignon set foot in the Abbey of Hautvillers and almost 40 years before it was claimed that the famed Benedictine monk invented Champagne. Merret presented the Royal Society with a paper in which he detailed what is now called méthode champenoise in 1662.

Although Dom Pérignon did not invent Champagne, he did develop many advances in production of the drink, including holding the cork in place with a wire collar (muselet) to withstand the fermentation pressure. In France, the first sparkling Champagne was created accidentally; its pressure led it to be called "the devil's wine" (le vin du diable) as bottles exploded or the cork jolted away. Even when it was deliberately produced as a sparkling wine, Champagne was for a very long time made by the méthode rurale, where the wine was bottled before the only fermentation had finished. Champagne did not utilize the méthode champenoise until the 19th century, approximately 200 years after Christopher Merret documented the process. The nineteenth century saw an explosive growth in Champagne production going from a regional production of 300,000 bottles a year in 1800 to 20 million bottles in 1850.

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  • Dom Pérignon Cuvée Vintage champagne.
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  • Abelé 1757 Brut champagne.
  • ABELÉ 1757 - founded in 1757. "The fifth oldest Champagne House." More than two and a half centuries after its creation, Abelé 1757 is reinventing itself. A custodian of time, reaffirming its unwavering link with its origins, and making the ‘Coronation City’ the cradle of a Champagne House firmly anchored in history.
  • Ace of Spades champagnes by Armand de Brignac.
  • Ace of Spades - by Armand de Brignac. "The first release from Champagne Armand de Brignac, the Brut Gold remains the most iconic cuvée in the range. Rich with the old-world tradition of champagne blending, it is a trio of vintages from some of the most lauded terroirs of the region, resulting in a cuvée expressing vibrant and fresh fruit character with a soft texture."
  • Alfred Gratien - founded in 1864. "If exceptional had a name, it would be Champagne Alfred Gratien. Alfred Gratien champagnes are handcrafted for guaranteed quality and consistency. A few miles away from Epernay’s bustling town center, deep in the heart of a Champagne vineyard, are the Alfred Gratien champagne cellars. It was here, on Rue Maurice Cerveaux, that Alfred Gratien set up his business and created his first cuvées in 1864. For over a century and a half, Alfred Gratien champagnes have remained a family affair perpetuated by the expertise and know-how of their founder."
  • Alfred Rothschild et Cie Grande Reserve Brut.
  • Alfred Rothschild et Cie - Grande Reserve Brut. 85 points: Pale yellow. Vanilla, apple, zesty lemon with a slight hint of biscuit on the finish. Reasonably fine bubbles, good acidity.
  • AndrÉ Clouet - founded in 1741. "A little patch of heaven on earth."
  • AR Lenoble - founded in 1920. "In 1920, Armand-Raphaël starts to produce his own wines under the name of Champagne Graser, although he quickly changes the name of his house to AR Lenoble. With the armistice still fresh in mind, he decided that a name with German connotations was perhaps not the best idea. He creates his own brand called 'AR Lenoble', combining his initials 'AR' with 'Lenoble' as a tribute to the nobility of the wines of Champagne."
  • Armand de Brignac champagnes.
  • ARMAND DE BRIGNAC - "Rated No. 1 Champagne in the World." Non-vintage Champagne brand produced by Champagne Cattier, and sold in opaque metallic bottles. The brand's first bottling, Armand de Brignac Brut Gold, is identifiable by its distinctive gold bottle with pewter Ace of Spades labels. Like much Champagne, the Brut Gold cuvée is a blend of the grape varieties Pinot noir, Pinot meunier and Chardonnay, making use of only Premier Cru and Grand Cru-rated grapes. Two other cuvées, a Rosé and a Blanc de Blancs (100% Chardonnay) were released in 2008. In November 2009, FINE Champagne Magazine published the results of a blind tasting of 1,000 champagne brands, with Armand de Brignac the top finisher.
  • AYALA - founded in 1860. "Pure Art of Champagne." Ayala is first and foremost a unique place, at the crossroads of the Grands Crus of Champagne. Here, everything is done on site and according to the Rules of Art, that of the blend. The House celebrates a modern conviviality, where sincerity meets tradition, all while being carried by innovation.
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  • BAUDRY - "Vignerons Créateurs de Champagnes." Enter the magic of the effervescence ... and immerse yourself in the history of Maison BAUDRY: winemakers since 1660 in the Côte des Bar, the 11th generation continues today the commitment, always for excellence.
  • Besserat de Bellefon - founded in 1843.
  • BILLECART-SALMON - founded in 1818. "Extraordinary Vineyards." The champagnes of Maison Billecart-Salmon are above all created thanks to the knowledge of the men who rigorously cultivate an estate of 100 hectares, obtaining grapes from an area totalling 300 hectares across 40 crus of the Champagne region. The majority of the grapes used for vinification come from a radius of 20km around Epernay, where the Grand Crus of Pinot Noir, Pinot Meunier and Chardonnay co-exist, in the ethereal vineyards of the Montagne de Reims, the Vallée de la Marne and the Côte des Blancs.
  • Billionaires Row Champagne Brut RosÉ - "A dance of scintillating bubbles against a pretty salmon pink background. On the nose: aromas of crushed strawberries and Morello cherries. On the palate: elegant red fruit flavours in abundance. The finish is pleasantly fresh with a hint of almond paste and cocoa."
  • Bochet-Lemoine - "Winegrowers in Champagne since 1948."
  • Boërl & Kroff champagnes.
  • BoËrl & Kroff - since 1995. "Smooth, onctuous and generous, an acidity specific to the finest wines, the Champagne Boërl & Kroff is composed by a palett of very complex flavors, rich and above all, an outstanding length in the mouth. Such a tiny bubble that we might forget sometime that we certainly taste one of the greatest wines from Champagne of all times. A wine that can envelop both the mouth and the mind and that lingers a very long time." Bottled only in magnums.
  • BOIZEL - founded in 1834. "Every detail counts when it comes to creating sincere and authentic Champagnes. Champagne Boizel’s artisan approach goes hand and hand with its constant quest for excellence and progress. The Boizel House places the emphasis on high standards during every stage of the winemaking process, from the vineyards right through to the cellars. Compromise is simply never an option. Every day Florent and Lionel Roques-Boizel strive to create the highest quality wines possible and make the right decisions for the future of this family Champagne House which will soon be marking its 200th anniversary."
  • Bollinger champagnes.
  • BOLLINGER - founded in 1829. James Bond's favorites: RD and La Grande Année.
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  • BRICE - founded in 1994. "La Passion des grands Terroirs."
  • BRUNO PAILLARD - founded in 1981. "Slow & sustainable viticulture." The respect of this inimitable terroir is a guiding principle for the Maison. It requires both rigour and a delicate touch. This means: a special focus on ploughing, encouraging the development of root systems to extract the chalky minerality; short pruning, which helps the roots of the plants to grow continually, directing nutrients to the roots rather than the leaves; paying increasing attention to soil microbiology and the biodiversity of our plots.
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  • CAMILLE SAVÈS - à Bouzy depuis 1894. "Each vignette has a long rest in the silence and darkness of our deep chalk caves."
  • Canard-DuchÊne - founded in 1868. "Canard-Duchêne’s passion stems from a unique blend of family values and an identity deeply rooted in the Champagne region."
  • Carbon champagne.
  • Carbon - since 2011. "F1 Official Champagne. Wherever Carbon goes, exciting things happen. From festivals to performances, backstage to tastings, debates to digressions, it sparks deeply human experiences."
  • Castelnau - founded in 1916. "Champagne Castelnau, located in the heart of Reims, represents the very essence of the region. It has 900 hectares of vineyards across 155 crus, creating a unique grape growers’ collective that guarantees exceptional supply possibilities and the production of outstanding Champagne."
  • Cattier - founded in 1918. "Le Devoir d'Excellence." The story goes back all the way to 1625, and probably even further, when the Cattier family first started planting vines in Chigny-les-Roses, in the heart of the Montagne de Reims. We’ve maintained our original philosophy over the centuries, and have taken an environmentally sustainable approach to our 33 hectares for more than two decades. We are proud to be one of the pioneers of sustainable vine-growing in Champagne.
  • Champagne A. Desmoulins & Cie - founded in 1908. "Grâce à son implantation privilégiée à Epernay, elle bénéficie de raisins de grande qualité provenant des meilleurs crus de Champagne. Les trois cépages: chardonnay, pinot noir et pinot meunier sont associés dans la plus parfaite harmonie pour donner aux cuvées le caractère frais et racé qui fait le succés du Champagne Desmoulins."
  • Champagne Barons de Rothschild.
  • Champagne Barons de Rothschild - created in 2003 by three extensions of the Rothschild family. The house style is focused on Chardonnay-predominant cuvées produced from the some of the top crus in the Côte des Blancs and Montagne de Reims.
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  • Champagne Carbon - founded in 2011. "The historic skill of fermenting the very best Chardonnays and Pinot Noir in small oak barrels adds complexity and elegance to the incomparable style of our champagnes."
  • Champagne Diebolt-Vallois.
  • Champagne Diebolt-Vallois - "Jacques Diebolt has been making Champagne at Diebolt-Vallois since 1959. The winery and vineyards are based in the village of Cramant, although he also has vineyards in some of the top spots in the villages of Chouilly, Cuis and Epernay. This is one of the top artisanal, family run estates in all of the Côtes des Blanc region of Champagne."
  • Champagne GisÈle Devavry - "Sophisticated, yet attainable. Targeted to those who like to celebrate in style. We cultivate vines since 1920."
  • Champagne Guy CHARLEMAGNE - founded in 1892. "Champagne Guy Charlemagne is situated in the heart of the Côte des Blancs, in the small village of Mesnil sur Oger. As father to son winegrowers since 1892, we only harvest and vinify grapes from our own vineyards. We produce around 130,000 bottles per year, sold 30% in France and 70% abroad. Our motto "QUALITY IS MY TRUTH" is a constant motivation. Surrounded by a highly qualified staff, we all work together to elaborate our wines with the same objective. As a family business where tradition finds its path, we wish to share with you the values of our prestigious terroir by highlighting quality, authenticity and our dream."
  • Champagne Launois - "The history of our family goes back to 1872 when the house of Launois Père et Fils was founded in the village of Le Mesnil-sur-Oger. Ever since that time we have always remained true to the traditional values of champagne making. Located on the prestigious Côte des Blancs, the home of the very best Chardonnay grapes, our vineyards are classified as 'Grand Cru': la crème de la crème."
  • Champagne Lavergne - founded in 2007. "Champagne Lavergne Brut has been named one of the Top Three Lesser Known Champagnes in 2019 by Taste of France Mag. Most recently, the product was evaluated 92/100 GOLD (Unique or exceptional product, it represents the best in absolute terms) by 160 judges out of 600 products for the International Taste Awards 2020."
  • Champagne Louis Massing - "In the heart of the Côte des Blancs since 1936." Avize is a good terroir for Chardonnay. lts wealth cames from its chalky subsoil but also from the advantageous exposure towards the west. The village vines (planted with Chardonnay) are sunny all day long. That’s why this white grape variety gives birth to supple and floral wines.
  • Champagne Soutiran - founded in 1970. "Faced with the standardization of tastes dictated by mass production, we defend the notions of terroir and artisanal know-how; these values constitute our roots and make our champagnes authentic."
  • Chanoine FrÈres - "Founded in 1730, Chanoine Frères is the second-oldest Champagne house. Nearly three centuries later, Chanoine continues to develop its heritage and pass on the pleasure of Champagne, from generation to generation, in France and around the world."
  • Charles de Cazanove - founded in 1811. "Champagne Charles de Cazanove is synonymous of Family and dedication and today reveals a unique expertise preciously handed down through the generations. Through the quality of our vineyards and the excellence of our methods, which remain respectful of the vinification process, our champagnes offer you the heritage of an inimitable style created to delight you and make those great occasions very special. At the dawn of the bicentenary of our brand, we are now one of the key houses in the world of champagne."
  • Charles Dufour - "Charles Dufour took over the family business in 2008, when he immediately started a conversion towards organic viticulture. Quickly thereafter, he was certified by Ecocert. Charles Dufour has fine vineyard plots around the aforementioned villages and between 2008 and 2016 has made beautiful, characteristic single vineyard champagnes from some of these plots. However, Dufour has recently decided to stop producing single vineyard champagne."
  • Charles Heidsieck - Maison fondée à Reims en 1851. "The cellar master, much like the conductor of an orchestra, produces champagne by emphasizing the best features of each selected wine in the blend. Each note of a wine is impressed during the blending with the Charles Heidsieck style, the House trademark. Over the past two decades - and not less than 12 times in only those 20 years - the Charles Heidsieck Cellar Masters have been awarded the prestigious title of 'Best Sparkling Winemaker of the Year' at the London International Wine Challenge. Their immense expertise and talent has brought them international renown. Each Cellar Master declares having been inspired in their winemaking by Charles’ audacity and his penchant for wandering from the beaten paths."
  • Charles Lafitte - founded in 1848. "The art of Champagne." "The champagnes blend mirrors the diversity of nature, reflected in differences between crus, varietals, and years. Each blend is a harmonious combination of wines from the current harvest and our reserve wines. Cellar Master Dominique Pichart, along with his team of oenologists, is responsible for blending the Charles Lafitte vintages in order to preserve, year after year, their signature style."
  • Charles Mignon - founded in 1995. "With the modernity of its stainless steel thermoregulated, small capacity winery, the Charles Mignon House produces precise champagne wines. Enhancing their terroirs and three grape-varieties (Chardonnay, Pinot Meunier, Pinot Noir) through exceptional champagnes has earned them, since 2003, to be listed beside the greatest and most prestigious houses of champagne with UMC - the Union of Champagne Houses."
  • Christophe Mignon - since 1882. "Our Champagnes are elaborated according to methods that integrate the wisdom and knowledge of our ancestors with the latest 21st century advances. Certain approaches, today called 'alternative', were actually part of our ancestors ways of working. On our land, we work the soils, we dynamise our treatments, we follow the lunar calendar... Our primary quest is the balance between heaven and earth, roots and branches, mineral and fruit, fragrance and flavour... Welcome in our universe!"
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  • Comtes de Dampierre - founded in 1986. "Crafting the best champagnes, a true work of art." At Comtes de Dampierre, we are dedicated to crafting the best champagnes by selecting partner winegrowers from the best terroirs of Marne area. We exclusively secure chardonnay & pinot noir grapes, mostly from premier cru or grand cru vineyards, the two highest grades. In our constant quest of quality, we make no compromise on the art of blending and maturing wines. Our family size 'maison' is known worldwide for her commitment to offer subtle, charming and seductive champagnes with character.
  • Comte de Mazeray Brut by Luxor champagne.
  • Comte de Mazeray - "Created as Luxor in 2005, Comte de Mazeray combines two luxurious products, Champagne and gold. The brainchild of Frenchman Jean-Christophe, Mazeray is a very limited series and is only available in the world's most prestigious locations. Containing flakes of 24 carat gold, added during dosage, this Champagne offers the previously unthought of luxury of drinking gold."
  • Cristal champagne.
  • CRISTAL - the brand name of a Champagne produced by Louis Roederer. Created in 1876 for Alexander II, tsar of Russia. Cristal has a flat-bottomed clear, "crystal" bottle, anti-UV cellophane wrapper, and gold label. Due to its high price and status, it is considered a Veblen good. "Cristal, which is bottled in a natural-colored glass that displays its pale blaze, a chilled fire of such prickly dryness that, swallowed, seems not to have been swallowed at all, but instead to have turned to vapors on the tongue and burned there to one damp sweet ash." - from Answered Prayers, the unfinished novel by American author Truman Capote.
  • Cristian Senez - founded in 1973. "Our house is located in the emblematic champagne vineyard, the Côte des Bar, which stands out for the quality of its Pinots Noirs and the rarity of its Pinots Blancs. Observation, listening and patience are the key words for the development of great Champagnes wines."
  • Cuperly - founded in 1845. "Grand Cry Vineyard." The Champagne region counts 319 crus (villages) but only 17 of them are classified as "Grand Cru". 10 of them are located in the Montagne de Reims including Verzy, Verzenay, Mailly-Champagne and Beaumont sur Vesle, which are our exclusives sources of grapes for Champagne Cuperly. The Cuperly historic vineyard is located on the village of Verzy, were we still grow the 2 premium quality grape varieties: Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, on around 20 plots which picturesque names like Blanchette, La Renarde, Buissons, and Champs-des-Cuves...
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  • De Castellane - founded in 1895. "An uncompromised style." The elaboration of quality and consistent champagnes requires a patient, precise and meticulous hand. Therefore, all harvesting is carried out by hand in order to preserve each grape up to pressuring. The character of the grapes from each village or cru is then preserved by individual vinifaction of Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Pinot Meunier in specially adapated vats. Fermentation takes place at low temperatures to emphasize the elegance and aromatic complexity of each variety and cru. A meticulous selection, orchestrated by the cellar master, brings together all of the different wines into one harmonious blend, encapsulating the "de Castellane style".
  • De Sousa - since 1986. "Our 'Brut Tradition' Champagne is a blend of several vintages. It owes its roundness to the Pinot Noirs, its vinosity to the Pinot Meuniers and its freshness to the Chardonnays."
  • De Venoge - founded in 1837. The Cuvées Princes: Wine of the Princes, Prince of wines. Princes cuvée, first made its appearance in 1850, and is said to have been exclusively produced for the Princes of Orange. At the time, the Royal Family of Holland used a decanter to serve Champagne in order to remove sediment from it. In 1961, the owner of de Venoge decided to use this decanter shape to produce their emblematic bottle. The Princes result from a careful selection of grapes from the best crus of Champagne. They are characterized by their elegance and freshness underlined by a subtle bitterness.
  • DELAMOTTE - founded in 1760. "A Great Champagne is First and Foremost a Great Wine!" This is the golden rule in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger, where Delamotte was founded in 1760. If Delamotte is one of the five oldest champagne houses, it is because we respect the traditions, we are dedicated to flavour and we craft our wines in the heart of the legendary Côte des Blancs terroir.
  • Delbeck.
  • DELBECK - founded in 1832. "Delbeck was a Flemish banker who invested in vineyards, and the husband of baronne Balsamie Ponsardin who was a niece of the Veuve Clicquot. Delbeck champagne found favour with the court of Louis-Philippe of France, and was in 1838 named the official Champagne of the French monarchy. Subsequently Delbeck is the exclusive Champagne allowed to bear the royal emblem & the motto 'Fournisseurs de l'Ancienne Cour de France'."
  • DEUTZ - founded in 1838. "Un champagne avec une histoire. Un champagne avec des histoires." The champagne house Deutz has developed since 1838 a champagne with a particular style combining finesse, complexity and vinosity.
  • Dom Pérignon Vintage 2010.
  • DOM PÉRIGNON - "Sir, I have given you twenty-six bottles of the best wine in the world." - the monk Dom Pierre PÉrignon wrote those words on September 29, 1694. "Each vintage is a creation, singular and unique, that expresses both the character of the year, and the character of Dom Pérignon. After at least eight years of elaboration in the cellars, the wine embodies the perfect balance of Dom Pérignon, the Plénitude of harmony."
  • Dosnon - founded in 2007. "La Maison Dosnon is located in Avirey-Lingy, in the heart of a unique terror called La Côte des Bars. Found in the southern part of the Champagne region, the vineyards are situated on rolling hills of hard limestone soils like Chablis. This terroir, dominated by clay-limestone soils, inspires particularly rich aromas and flavors in the Pinot Noir and Chardonnay, which acquire an exceptional finesse and fruitiness as they age. Our knowledge of the most suitable terroirs for this wine, as well as our discerning selection of grapes and crus, allows us to craft complex and enticing wines."
  • Dosnon & Lepage - "Located in the Aube, the far south of Champagne, less than an hour by car from Chablis. Created and run by Davy Dosnon and Simon-Charles Lepage, natives to the region, their wines are often described as 'full bodied' and 'mineral laden'."
  • DRAPPIER - founded in 1808. "Our vineyards are like family archives that perpetuate our history. We grow heirloom grape varieties that deserve to be remembered: Fromenteau, Arbanne, Petit Meslier and Blanc Vrai. While many seek to achieve sophisticated excellence, we prefer natural and authentic qualities. We also highlight the many facets of our terroirs through our vinification techniques: our low sugar dosage and moderate use of sulfites - especially in the production of Drappier Brut Nature Sans Soufre."
  • Champagne Duval-Leroy Rosé Prestige Premier Cru.
  • DUVAL-LEROY - founded in 1859. "Nearly 160 years of innovation in Champagne... and an excellent future on the horizon." A family business and a French institution, our House has dedicated itself to the noble craft of champagne-making since 1859. Champagne pioneers, Duval-Leroy has always been driven by a quest for high standards and innovation in every aspect of the business, from quality, consistency and certification through to partnerships with sommeliers and chefs.
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  • EugÈne Ralle - "Pierre Arnould Champagne and Eugene Ralle Champagne are both located at Verzenay, classified 'Grand cru', 100%. Tradition, quality and family are the third main values of these two houses. Eugene Ralle Champagne was created in 1925 by the Grandfather, who transmited all his ability and passion to his grandson Pierre Arnould, who created his own brand in 1955."
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  • Fleury - founded in 1895. "Biodynamique depuis 1989."
  • Francis Orban - founded in 1929. "Our vineyard lies in the heart of the Marne Valley, the birthplace of champagne, 15km from Epernay, champagne’s capital city. Today, still spurred on by the desire to satisfy you, you will find in the Francis Orban Champagne range a natural elegance and an inherited, authentic and genuine skill specific to our family and our terroir."
  • Frerejean FrerÊs - founded in 1778. "The Grand Cru village of Avize nestles between rolling hills of vines in the Côte des Blancs, Champagne. The chalky soil in the area produces the beautifully mineral Chardonnay in our Grands Vins de Champagne."
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  • Gardet - founded in 1895. "Deeply attached to its roots in the Champagne region, Maison Gardet combines 21st century technology with the tradition inspired by the founder of the House, to produce champagnes of outstanding quality."
  • Gauthier-christophe - "The Gauthier family has been producing Champagne from father to son for three generations. Serge Gauthier and his wife Jacqueline Christophe created the house of Gauthier-Christophe in 1988 and successfully demonstrated their savoir faire over the years."
  • GDD Chapuy - founded in 1911. "The Ultra Luxury Champagne." With a perfect 100% Grand Cru rating, Champagne GDD Chapuy’s vineyards represent the top 2% of the entire Champagne region. Only these prestigious 2% of Champagne villages have the coveted ability to produce the pinnacle of Champagne excellence. A 100% rated Grand Cru, pure chardonnay Champagne, as exemplified by GDD Chapuy’s esteemed Blanc de Blancs & Vintage Cuveés.
  • G.H. Martel - founded in 1869. "Nowadays, the new G.H. Martel & Cie group now extends over a large stock of vineyards planted with Chardonnay and Pinot. The company has three traditional pressing centres, 20,000 m2 of cellars and 55,000 hl of vats, some of which are of the most modern stainless steel design with temperature regulation."
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  • G.H. MUMM - founded in 1827. Situated in Reims in northern France, is one of the largest Champagne producers and it is currently ranked 4th globally based on number of bottles sold in 2015.
  • GONET - founded in 1893. "A strong vineyard intention." A brilliant and luminous trail illuminates their lives. They are daughter and son of chalk, white, sweet and glowing. They led their steps under the light of a path drawn since 1830 in the heart of The Côte des Blancs, in Champagne. Chantal and Pierre Gonet, the brother and the sister, are carrying it on.
  • GOSSET - founded in 1584. "The story of the GOSSET family begins over four centuries ago with the first official ancestor of the family line, Jean GOSSET (1484–1556), 'Seigneur of Aÿ and Mareuil'. Following in his footsteps, sixteen generations, all born in Aÿ in Champagne, would go on to win fame not only as deputy mayors, mayors, prosecutors, but also in growing and trading the wines of Champagne."
  • Goût de Diamants - the world’s most expensive champagne.
  • GOÛT DE DIAMANTS - "A Trbute To Luxury." Goût de Diamants is a handmade luxury champagne from a family run estate in the beautiful village of Oger, France, made with 100% rated Grand Cru grapes. "Taste of Diamonds" - the world’s most expensive champagne - houses a real diamond right on the face of the bottle. Price tag: US$1.8 million.
  • GUY CHARLEMAGNE - founded in 1892. "Champagne Guy Charlemagne is situated in the heart of the Côte des Blancs, in the small village of Mesnil sur Oger. As father to son winegrowers since 1892, we only harvest and vinify grapes from our own vineyards. We produce around 130 000 bottles per year, sold 30% in France and 70% abroad."
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  • Heidsieck & Co Monopole 1907.
  • MONOPOLE HEIDSIECK - founded in 1785. "The House is founded by Florens-Louis Heidsieck, a young German from Westphalia. As cloth manufacturer, he established a trading company for wool and wine in Reims and named it Heidsieck & Co. He soon gives up selling wool and focuses exclusively on trading in wine from the Champagne region. For a number of years, we have crafted reserve wines used in the production of our vintages. A portion of the harvested grapes showing great end note potential is preserved for 2 to 3 years. These wines play an important role in the blending process for the vintages, representing more than half of their composition. More structured, they add a certain roundness, and help to sustain the Heidsieck & Co Monopole style. Very fine wines, its bruts are made primarily from dark grape varieties, which lend a lovely structure and wonderfully powerful aroma. Thanks to vision of cellar master, our champagnes can last for decades and generations, combining the great champagne tradition with today’s tastes."
  • Henri Giraud champagnes.
  • HENRI GIRAUD - founded in 1975. "From the beginning, our estate has been involved to make the Champagne “the Great Wine of Champagne” again. Each of our cuvées explores new aestheticism and gives a powerful message which goes well beyond the simple repetition of the winegrower/craftsperson’s ancestral gestures moving aside to the advantage of Mother Nature; and the complete opposite of the industrial simplification that strips these gestures of their very essence for the benefit of a mass production. Connected to dreams of perfection and to freedom to innovate, we naturally create great wines that concentrate and transpose the energy of our Ay Grand Cru terroir. Learning from the experience of History without fear of revolutions, Pinots Noirs and Chardonnay grape varieties are only revealed in the heart of noble materials: Argonne oak casks, terracotta or sandstone." This may be the finest Champagne house virtually no one has ever heard of. - Robert Parker.
  • Champagne Henriot Cuvée des Enchanteleurs 1995 Brut.
  • HENRIOT - founded in 1808. "The finest Blancs de Champagne are at the heartof the history, the vines and the very essence of Maison Henriot. The champagne house incorporates an exceptionally high proportion of Premiers and Grands Crus in its cuvées, which come from the best Chardonnay parcels. Signature Cuvées: Champagne Henriot unveils the signature cuvées of its collection, incarnating the unique expression of the House. Exceptional Cuvées: These exceptional cuvées illustrate the perfect, luminous, pure expression of the great Champagne terroirs, perfected by human talent."
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  • Irroy - founded in 1820.
  • Ivernel - founded in 1963.
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  • J. De Telmont - founded in 1912.
  • J. Lemoine
  • Jacques Selosse champagnes.
  • JACQUES SELOSSE - founded in 1960.
  • JACQUESSON - founded in 1798.
  • Jacquinot & Fils - founded in 1947.
  • Jeeper - founded in 1949.
  • Joseph Perrier - founded in 1825.
  • JUGLAR - defunct Champagne house in 1829 merged into Jacquesson.
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  • Krug Grand Cuvée.
  • KRUG - founded in 1843. Since summer 2011, all bottles of Krug Champagne feature a KRUG ID located on the left-hand side of the back label. For Krug Grande Cuvées, the KRUG ID reveals the oldest and youngest wines that went into the making of the bottle, as well as the details and challenges of that particular season.
  • Champagne Krug - Wikipedia.
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  • Lallier - founded in 1966.
  • LANSON - founded in 1760.
  • Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé Brut champagne.
  • LAURENT-PERRIER - founded in 1812.
  • Champagne Laurent-Perrier Grand Siècle.
  • Laurent-Perrier Grand SiÈcle
  • Le Chemin du Roi: US$160.
  • Le Chemin du Roi - founded in 2018. "This gleaming and vibrant pink Champagne illuminates The King’s Path. Chemin du Roi Rosé is made from grapes grown in some of the finest vineyards in Champagne. Aged for over 4 years on it's lees to create a crisp and smooth Champagne, notes of strawberries, and black currants shine on the palate."
  • LEGRAS - founded in 1808.
  • Lemoine - founded in 1857.
  • LENÔTRE
  • Leon Launois
  • Lombard & Cie. - founded in 1925.
  • Louis de Sacy - founded in 1967.
  • Louis Massing - founded in 1936.
  • Louis Perdrier
  • Louis Roederer champagne.
  • LOUIS ROEDERER - founded in 1776.
  • Louis Tollet
  • L&S Cheurlin
  • LUXOR - by Bellorr.
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  • MAILLY - founded in 1929. Produces only Grand Cru Champagne from its 70 hectares of vineyards, using just Chardonnay and Pinot Noir grapes.
  • Maison Burtin - founded in 1843.
  • MANDOIS - founded in 1735.
  • Mansard - founded in 1910.
  • Marguet - founded in 1905
  • Marie Stuart - founded in 1867.
  • MAXIM'S DE PARIS - "Our Blanc de Blanc, Blanc de Noir, Brut and Rose champagnes are dressed in their finest evening wear."
  • MERCIER - founded in 1858. Designed and decorated to impress, to this day the Mercier cellars are among the most often toured cellars in Champagne and receive over 100,000 visitors every year.
  • Meunier & Cie - founded in 1894.
  • Moët & Chandon Impérial champagne.
  • MOËT & CHANDON - founded in 1743. Napoleon's favorite champagne house.
    • MOËT ICE IMPÉRIAL - the world’s first ever champagne specifically created to be enjoyed on Ice.
  • Montaudon - founded in 1891.
  • MOUTARD - founded in 1927. Brut, Pinot Noir & Chardonnay.
  • G. H. Mumm.
  • MUMM - founded in 1827. One of the largest Champagne producers and it is currently ranked 4th globally based on number of bottles sold.
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  • Champagne Napoléon - Millésime Brut: €49.90.
  • Napoleon Champagne - since 2009. 5 champagnes.
  • Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte.
  • NICOLAS FEUILLATTE - founded in 1972. "The success of Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte is synonymous with the legacy of visionary men. Its history is inextricably linked to the meeting of two men in particular: Nicolas Feuillatte, founder of the eponymous Champagne brand and intrepid businessman, and Henri Macquart, the founding father of the Champagne cooperative, Centre Vinicole de la Champagne. Swiftly backed by a handful of willing supporters, they soon succeed in their mission to make drinking quality Champagne a reality for as wide an audience as possible."
  • Nicolas Gueusquin - founded in 1993. "Nicolas Gueusquin is more than a brand, it is a tribute to the talented local man of the same name who applies his passion for the wine and its terroir to produce delicious, expressive cuvées, each with their own unique style."
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  • Patrick Soutiran - founded in 1971. "Taking over from his father Gérard Soutiran, Patrick set up his company in 1971. His children, Estelle and Fabrice, independent wine makers and producers, now operate the estate and make the wines. With centuries of family experience and expertise, plus exceptionally fine land, Estelle and Fabrice are keen to introduce you to their unique, frequently praised champagnes."
  • Paul Goerg - founded in 1950. "Signature Chardonnay..."
  • Perrier-Jouët champagne set.
  • PERRIER-JOUËT - founded in 1811. Produces both vintage and non-vintage cuvée, approximately 3,000,000 bottles annually, with its prestige label named Belle Epoque.
  • PHILIPPONNAT - founded in 1522. "Where tradition was born." Philipponnat is a French Champagne House with deep and historic family roots since 1522. By renewing its traditions to perpetuate the best.
  • Pierre Arnould - "Pierre Arnould Champagne and Eugene Ralle Champagne are both located at Verzenay, classified 'Grand cru', 100%. Tradition, quality and family are the third main values of these two houses. Eugene Ralle Champagne was created in 1925 by the Grandfather, who transmited all his ability and passion to his grandson Pierre Arnould, who created his own brand in 1955."
  • Pierre Mignon - founded in 1970. "Maison Pierre Mignon is located in Le Breuil, an area recognized for the quality of its Pinot Meunier, in the Marne Valley. Following a long line of winegrowers, Maison Pierre Mignon has been making exceptional champagnes for five generations, in the purest respect for tradition while at the same embracing innovation."
  • PIERRE PÉTERS - founded in 1839. "The Pierre Péters estate, situated in the heart of the 'Côte des Blancs' in the village of Le Mesnil sur Oger, has been a family house for six generations and has produced Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Champagnes since 1919. We do everything possible to express the chalky soil of our great terroirs as passionate craftsmen."
  • Piper Heidsieck Brut 2006 Champagne, 75 cl.
  • PIPER-HEIDSIECK - founded in 1785. Owning no vineyards of their own, Piper-Heidsieck sources grapes from 60 vineyards in the Champagne region, and produces around five million bottles of champagne a year.
  • The Sir Winston Churchill Cuvée champagne - since 1975.
  • POL ROGER - founded in 1849. The house's prestige label is the vintage Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill. Churchill is quoted as saying of his favourite tipple "In victory, deserve it. In defeat, need it!".
  • Pol Roger CuvÉe Sir Winston Churchill - since 1975. "Champagne Pol Roger created their Prestige Cuvée in homage to Sir Winston Churchill mindful of the qualities that he sought in his champagne: robustness, a full-bodied character and relative maturity. The exact blend is a closely guarded family secret but it is undeniable that the composition would meet with the approval of the man to whom it is dedicated: 'My tastes are simple, I am easily satisfied with the best'. Pinot Noir predominates, providing structure, breadth and robustness whilst Chardonnay contributes elegance, finesse and subtlety. Composed exclusively of grapes sourced from Grands Crus Pinot Noir and Chardonnay vineyards which were already under vine during Churchill's lifetime. Cuvée Sir Winston Churchill is only made in the very best vintages and is always released later than the other vintage dated Champagnes from Pol Roger, marking Churchill's appreciation for older wines."
  • Pommery champagnes.
  • POMMERY - founded in 1836. Champagne Pommery was the first house to commercialize a brut Champagne in 1874.
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  • RenÉ-James Lallier - founded in 1966.
  • Richard Cheurlin - founded in 1956.>
  • Roger Brun - founded in 1898.
  • RUINART - founded in 1729.
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  • SALON - founded in 1905. "The fact that Salon still conserves bottles in its cellars from nearly every vintage is testament to its legacy and honours it."
  • Sapience champagne.
  • Sapience - by Champagne Marguet.
  • Senez - founded in 1973.
  • Soutiran - founded in 1969.
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  • Moët & Chandon Impérial champagne.
  • TAITTINGER - founded in 1734.
  • Telmont - founded in 1912. "In the name of mother nature, We respect terroir unconditionally. We are attentive to it, and ever more attuned to our vineyards in order to better understand each grape. This is how our spirit of craft winemaking is best expressed. Handed down since 1912 with courage, humility, and loyalty, it binds us together yet sets us free. In order to keep this bond with life, we wish to remain: A champagne house firmly rooted in the vineyard, committed to one powerful vision."
  • ThiÉnot - founded in 1985.
  • Tour d'Argent - Grand Cru. "For us, excellence consists in the constant search for balance between vinosity, integrity and elegance."
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  • Veuve Cheurlin - founded in 1919.
  • Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin champagne bottles.
  • Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin - one of the largest champagne houses in the world. Founded in 1772 by Philippe Clicquot and is one of the largest champagne houses in the world. Madame Clicquot is credited with major breakthroughs, creating the first known vintage champagne in 1810, and inventing the riddling table process to clarify champagne in 1816. In 1818, she invented the first known blended rosé champagne by blending still red and white champagne wines. This process is still used today by the majority of champagne producers.
  • VILMART & CO. - founded in 1890.
  • VRANKEN POMMERY - founded in 1976.
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  • WHITE SEAL - by Moët & Chandon.
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