A champagne tasting with Pipier-Heidsieck’s Deputy Cellar Master Séverine Frerson- Gomez

Pipier Heidsieck Reims Champagne house

It’s a rare privilege to set foot in the inner sanctum of Piper-Heidsieck’s winery. Rooted in Reims (Champagne’s unofficial capital), the house – otherwise closed to the public – has graciously opened its doors to sample the hallowed bubbly that’s been on the tip of elite tongues for centuries.

Piper-Heidsieck was, in fact, the first champagne ever featured on the big screen in Laurel and Hardy’s Sons of the Desert (1933). It was endorsed by Marilyn Monroe… [read on]

[France Today Magazine – December 2017]

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