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Breaking Rules • 24 March 2020

WELCOME TO EDITION 759 of GRAPEVINE Champagne flutes waiting to be filled at Restaurant La Gare, le Mesnil sur Oger. New Year is a traditional time for people to make resolutions. What this usually means is that for the entire year, we had been making excuses not to implement those decisions in the …

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Champagne Drappier

Drappier’s prestige cuvée – their top wine – is their Grande Sendrée. In 1838, a fire ravaged Urville. As a result, a parcel of vineyard on a hill outside the village belonging to Drappier was covered in cinders or cendrée. When it was time to register the name, a spelling oversight had it …

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