Posts Tagged ‘ champagne ’

More to Champagne than the drink

Mar 6th, 2017 | By

Natasha Blair discovers the region of France that encompasses the vineyards that produce the grapes for champagne.

More recognition for Champagne

Jul 14th, 2015 | By
crayère of a Champagne House

UNESCO has added to the protection of Champagne by listing the hillsides, houses & wine cellars of the area as a world heritage site.

The Champagne lakes

Jun 29th, 2015 | By

The French region of Champagne has another reason to attract visitors other than the obvious.

Spotlight on Brixton

Oct 27th, 2013 | By

Brixton often gets a bad rap – a legacy of the riots that occurred in the 80s – but don’t be scared by its sinister reputation. True it isn’t the safest neighbourhood in town – the sound of police sirens is never too far away – but it is the most enticing and there are scintillating sights if you know where to go. Kaye Holland is smitten by the south London neighbourhood

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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