Saturday, 31 December 2011
Champagne: “The last 10 years have been excellent due to the global warming"
Whatever you think about global warming, there is a good reason to uncork a bottle of good champagne this New Year´s Eve:
Champagne is entering a third great phase of sales success according to Pierre-Emmanuel Taittinger.
Pierre-Emmanuel also spoke of the positive benefits from climate change on Champagne production when addressing those at the masterclass, which was held in London’s Vintner’s Hall, and organised by the Institute of Masters of Wine.
“The last 10 years have been excellent due to the global warming,” he said, referring to the Champagne harvests.
In fact, such has been the quality of the grapes, he added that Champagne’s non-vintage category should be classed as multi-vintage.
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Happy New Year 2012!