Tag: champagne

Food History

Champagne Legacy: Chateau de Boursault

By Patrick Hunt – Everyone knows Veuve Cliquot Champagne – now in the prestigious LVMH Group – and most know the story of Nicole Barbe Ponsardin, daughter of Baron Nicholas Ponsardin, who founded this grand maison champagne in the 19th century as both a visionary pioneer who helped put champagne […]

Food History

Champagne History: The Lasting Legacy of Bubbles

By Catherine Clover – “Remember gentlemen, it’s not just France we are fighting for, it’s champagne!” – Winston Churchill, WWII As the year 2014 comes to a close, it is a most fitting time to reflect upon the year in review and prepare resolutions for the year ahead. After meeting […]