Wine Enthusiast has published an all-encompassing article about how sparkling wine is made – going back to its history and the different types of sparkling wine that are currently available in the market. Several industry experts weighed in on the feature story, including Valerie McDaniel, Champagne Bollinger Brand Director – West Coast. Of the Traditional Method, Valerie notes “The enzyme- and lipid-emitting process of autolysis [a self-digestive action] will create two major changes for the wine: bubbles and a richer, creamier texture, thus creating a bit more balance.” Read the full story HERE
Bollinger is one of the rare Grande Marques that’s still family owned. Known for its rich, elegant and polished style of Champagne, their outstanding wines are the result of rigorous attention to detail and incredibly labor-intensive practices that few houses are willing to undertake. Underscoring its excellence, Bollinger has remained British secret agent James Bond's Champagne of choice since 1973.