Current vintage champagnes


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The annual generic champagne tasting in London has been resumed and I was thrilled. For a long time it took place in the historic Banqueting House in London with its Rubens ceiling, but last month’s iteration was moved north to the foyer of the University of the Arts London at King’s Cross, virtually within sight of our new flat, so I was extremely happy. 

As usual I concentrated on the vintage champagnes laid out on the themed table shown here, on the basis that at least you know which bottling is which, unlike...