Sakes with a French accent

Dassai sake fermentation in Japan

Two of Champagne's most respected chefs de cave and a French Canadian gastro-moleculist have turned their hands and palates to sake.

Ex-Monsieur Dom Pérignon

Richard Geoffroy has been one of the best-known wine personalities. As the man responsible for every vintage since 1990 of Dom Pérignon, LVMH’s most important prestige cuvée champagne, and being particularly articulate, he travelled the world preaching the gospel of Dom. When he retired last year at the age of 64, there were parties, celebrations and retrospective tastings such as this one organised by specialist retailer The Finest Bubble at 67 Pall Mall in London last...