Tag Archives: champagne

palmes d'or

Palmes D’Or 2004 Brut Reviewed

I'm still learning about champagne and so I try and ask questions. I try and ask a lot of questions and so last night I learned that champagne was discovered by a monk (thus Dom – and his name was ...

aldi champagne

Review of Aldi Champagne Veuve Monsigny Brut 2014

I love Aldi so much I even forgive them for forcing my gym to shut and move so far away from me I have to drive there. I especially love their Cremant de Jura. If I could have one tipple ...

maison raindeer

Maison du Chocolat 2013 Christmas Chocolates Reviewed

I love Maison du Chocolat chocolates. I enjoy the Valrhona blends they are made with, the flavours they create and the innovative holiday figures. This Christmas is no exception with absolutely gorgeous chocolates created especially for the season along with ...

marc de champagne ice cream

Haagen-Dazs Marc de Champagne Ice Cream

There are few things more luxurious than a really nice glass of champagne with a delicious chocolate truffle which is great but how in the world do you translate that sensation of indulgent luxury into an ice ream already deeply ...

Charbonnel et Walker Dark Chocolate Champagne Easter Egg Review

Charbonnel et Walker Dark Chocolate Champagne Easter Egg Review

Charbonnel et Walker, for those who do not know, are the chocolatiers to the queen. According to an inside source, there are chocolate in pretty much every room of the residence that the Queen is in. Her favourites are rose ...

harrods valentines

Harrod’s Valentine’s Day Selection

I don’t normally associate Harrod’s with small, local UK producers of fine chocolate, spirits and gateaux, yet they do stock a large number of British small brands. I suppose my perception has grown over years of visiting and seeing the ...

William Curley Laurent Perrier Champagne Truffles cut

William Curley Laurent Perrier Champagne Truffles Reviewed

In the wild, as it were, champagne truffles are made from marc de champagne. Now, while the process is in a way related to the champagne process, it is really a brandy that is produced by distilling the grape skins, ...

Aldi Cremant de Jura Sparkling Wine

At a recent event I had the fortune of being able to try a number of Aldi wines and their amazing chocolate chip brioche.  I am a firm Aldi convert.  They have some amazing food and the stuff coming out ...

Melchior Champagne Truffles

After announcing that they have won silver in the Taste of the West 2011 awards for their champagne truffles, Melchior Chocolates from south Devon sent me a massive box with a bag of their truffles secreted within enough packing to ...

Co Couture Champagne Truffle Review

Champagne is perhaps the ultimate indulgence and by extension so is a champagne truffle. These champagne truffles led me on an adventure. One part of the adventure was finding a box which I almost bought, which were well past their ...

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