French perfumers, sommeliers and winemakers with coronavirus infections are sometimes deprived of a crucial tool: their high-performing noses.
It’s an underrated white grape that flourishes in the Loire Valley and very few other places.
Consumers focus on Champagne, but in the bubbly universe many stars offer distinctive and delicious versions of their own.
Kristen Stewart performed audience of one as the French brand held its Métiers d’Art show in a chateau in the Loire. It was no laughing matter.
The government is encouraging more factories, but C.E.O.s say labor costs in the country remain high.
Every wine region makes them. Here are three different versions, made in different places from different grapes, each with its own festive message.
Beyond Champagne, excellent bubbly now comes from all over in a diversity of styles. You don’t require a special occasion to enjoy them.