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Pierre Gimonnet & Fils Estate Book

Introducing the latest Estate Book from Pierre Gimonnet, our long-standing and esteemed Champagne producer. Explore the rich heritage and exceptional craftsmanship of our longest-standing Champagne house. Discover the essence of our vineyards, the dedication of our winemakers, and the elegance of our 2019 collection. Immerse yourself in a world of exquisite flavours and timeless sophistication.

Click here to view and download the Estate Book and unveil the artistry behind every bottle as we invite you to savour the legacy of Pierre Gimonnet.

Clos Pons – Costeres Del Segre

During these unprecedented times I continue to travel by proxy thanks to regular conversations with vignerons around Europe. And it was a particular pleasure to chat to our friends the Pons family from Les Garrigues in Catalonia. Yes, I know, that’s in Spain; and no, this missive will not mention Rioja! I’d like to introduce the Pons family for three reasons:- they are a wonderful family we met in Cannes some years ago, they .

‘Beaujolais Beauties’

I do hope that you are well and that 2021 is giving you some grounds for optimism. My traditional frenetic schedule is rather more tranquil, now that I am residing in France. There is a silver lining too, as this period has allowed me to spend more time tasting – and reflecting –more than ever before! One evening last week, having received an order from a client in the UK, via WhatsApp, while I .

Wines for the New Year

I hope that you and the family are well and have enjoyed as good a Christmas as circumstances allowed. These are, of course, extraordinary times, but the more I speak to my friends around the world, the more we all cling to every possible ray of sunshine and optimism. In my case, as you are well aware, those rays to tend to emanate from vines! Fortunately, irrespective of the pandemic and its accompanying chaos, .