Here at Eat Love Savor Magazine, we wanted to celebrate this champagne, this Icon of Luxury, so in 2011, we are doing a year-long look at Champagne houses.
In addition, we have Champagne cocktail recipes, and a Champagne glossary.
Armand de Brignac
Situated in the tiny French village Chigny-des-Roses owned and cultivated by the Cattier family since 1736. The name was Armand de Brignac was adopted by Jean-Jacques mother after a character she read in a novel called “de Brignac” and it was registered sometime between the late 1940’s and early 1950’s. …[Read Full Article]
Founded in 1743 by Claude Moët, a wine trader, originally called Moët et Cie (Moët and Co.) but it was his grandson, the very driven Jean-Remy Moët, who transformed them into a world wide distributed prestigious luxury brand. In his lifetime, Jean-Remy created this international brand at lightening speed,...[Read Full Article]
Founded in 1843 by German immigrant to Reime, France, Johann-Joseph Krug and is still run by a Krug family member, Henri Krug who took over in 1962, this company now a part of the LVMH (Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessey)...[Read Full Article]
Veuve Cliquot Ponsardin, the world wide recognized champagne with the distinctive yellow label was run by a woman well ahead of her time. Madame Nicole Clicquot Ponsardin whose husband started the wine business prior to his untimely death began to operate the business when she was but 27 years of age.
At the time of his death, her husband left behind his three businesses; banking, wool trading and wine… [Read Full Article]
A Champagne of great distinction, history and highest standards of excellence are celebrated in every bottle. Dom Pierre Perignon, the Benedictine monk for whom this bubbly was named is erroneously credited with the invention of Champagne, but this is not the case… [Read Full Article]