Champagne Week 2016


Champagne Week, the annual showcase of small but increasingly prestigious growers, took place last month. London-based champagne specialist Tim Hall of Scalawine reports. All photographs are by Australian photographer and champagne specialist Victor Pugatschew. 

Three to four champagne tastings a day is ferocious but fun. Champagne Week got off to a fine start at a champagne dinner at Anna’s Table in Reims with the Fa-Bulleuses, a group of seven women champagne producers who form one of the younger promotional groups which make up Champagne Week. Once on the tasting floor of each event my tasting group – four men...