Posts Tagged ‘ Champagne-Ardennes ’

On the drive south

Jul 14th, 2013 | By

For those taking the ferry to Calais as you drive south you will go through the area known as Champagne-Ardennes. The instantly recognisable names remind you of two things, the sparkling wine that has been the delight of connoisseurs for centuries and the stalwart at weddings for probably just as long and the battlefields of both world wars.

Dunking Biscuits in Champagne

Jul 22nd, 2011 | By

Reims, as well as an historical city, is the capital of the area of Champagne. Champagne gave Reims its main source of wealth for more than two centuries. In many ways it is still true nowadays, but there are many other activities that make this city a young and lively place. But here are the most important Champagne Houses. There are others in Epernay, 30 km away from Reims. You might think that champagne is produced by large, established, big producers but all around in
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