Tagged with "champagne"

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The French and the AOC system with Gavin Quinney

In this series of videos, Gavin Quinney (the English owner of Chateau Bauduc) discusses wines and winemaking in Bordeaux. Here Gavin explains what it’s like to make wine in the very regulated French system of the AOC (Appellation d’Origine Contrôlée). Given that winemakers from the ‘New World’ (Australia and New Zealand for example) can do […]

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Top 10 Wine Tips with Francis Gimblett

Wine adventurer Francis Gimblett pulls no punches in explaining how wines should and shouldn’t be treated – whist wearing nothing but a burgundy coloured lounge suit jacket and white shirt. Really. The Wine Navigator® – Your pocket sommelier. Ever wanted to save your cash and know whether you’ll like a new wine before you buy it? The Wine […]

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Opening champagne with a sword

Francis Gimblett demonstrates “sabrage” The Wine Navigator® – Your pocket sommelier. Ever wanted to save your cash and know whether you’ll like a new wine before you buy it? The Wine Navigator is available for the iPad, iPod Touch & iPhone

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How to open a bottle of champagne

How to open a bottle of fizz if you’re not a Formula 1 driver.