Mark Twain said about Champagne that “too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right.” The Wine Junkies, being Champagne lovers, can perfectly adhere to that. We therefore graciously accepted the invitation from Piper-Heidsieck for a tasting of their range of bubbles. Champagne runs in the blood of the Heidsieck family. … More Champagne Piper-Heidsieck, A Red Carpet’s Favourite
The Wine Junkies love drinking Champagne, and we wrote a blog about this heavenly wine some time ago, click here to read that article. This time we were invited for a Champagne tasting by the renowned house Charles Heidsieck. You can imagine how excited we were 😊 Heidsieck is an established name in Champagne and … More A Bubbly Afternoon With Champagne Charlie
On our recent trip Down Under this time we visited Yarra Valley in Victoria. Only one hour’s drive from Melbourne this is one of Australia’s oldest wine growing regions, dating back to 1838. This cool climate area is famous for its Chardonnay and Pinot Noir as well as its sparkling wines. Probably the best-known sparkling … More Our Visit to Yarra Valley, Australia
After having seen the movie BottleShock (highly recommended if you haven’t seen it before) we know what kind of effect a flight can have on wine. But how about wine served in the cabin? Is it also affected in a similar way? Or do we taste the wine different because of the high altitude and … More Wine on board of planes
Who doesn’t love Champagne? We know we do! But what is that makes Champagne so special? The term Champagne is often used for any kind of sparkling wine, but as a matter of fact the term Champagne is has a protected status. Let’s have a look at the definition of Champagne wine; Champagne noun [ … More What is it about Champagne?