The ultimate French weekend getaway? A grand tour of Champagne; Frank Mannion; Daily Mail

Hollywood producer Frank Mannion frequently visited the region during research for a documentary about the top tipple. Here he reveals where to drink, where to stay, and lots of intriguing history.

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A memorable private tour of Champagne; Financial Times

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Moët & Chandon, Veuve Clicquot and more: discover LVMH’s prestigious champagne maisons…

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Discover Champagne: France’s sleeping giant; The Week

At Portfolio The Week brings you the exclusive insights of the world’s leading designers, creators, chefs, artists, critics and connoisseurs.

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From Dining Like Napoléon To Exclusive Cellar Tours, A Look At Champagne, The Clos19 Way; Ann Binlot; Forbes

Clos19 provides an exclusive inside-look at Champagne houses Ruinart, Veuve Clicquot,Dom Pérignon, Moët & Chandon…

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The Enigmatic World Of Champagne, France; Rosalyn Wikeley; Country and Townhouse

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Exploring the Tastiest UNESCO Site in the World: Champagne Region in France; Maria Haase; Europe Up Close

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The Best Way to Discover the Champagne Region; Glass Of Bubbly

France – Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars

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A Look Inside the Ancient Underground Tunnels Housing Some of the World’s Finest Champagne; Mary Winston Nicklin; VinePair

France – Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars

Go below the glam Maison Charles Heidsieck in Champagne to a vast network of ancient caves aging some of the world’s best bubbles.

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The Sparkle of France’s Champagne Hillsides Region; Patricia Valicenti; WhereTraveler

France – Champagne Hillsides, Houses and Cellars

It’s those sparkling bubbles that set Champagne apart from the quiet universe of still wines. And Champagne was once a pretty ordinary still wine itself until the sparkle was sealed into the bottle thanks to the rediscovery of the cork as a stopper by, according to the most popular accounts, Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk who was the cellar master at the abbey of Hautvillers not far from Epernay in the late 17th and early 18th century.

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