2022 spring collections – fizz

Pol Roger mousse

Nearly 150 current champagnes and sparkling wines reviewed. See our other 2022 spring collections on Spain and Portugal, France, California, Germany and Austria, Italy, the southern hemisphere and east of Venice.

Champagne seems determined to distance itself from mere sparkling wines on price alone at the moment, although, in his report on last month’s Champagne Week, Tim Hall suggests that the recent, stark price rises for champagne are actually inspired by a shortage of stock and an industry underestimate of likely demand. The standard explanation from some important producers is that the price...