Celebrate with sparkling

November 21, 2018

Celebrate with sparkling

Why are sparkling wines perfect for celebrating? We caught up with Wendy Outhwaite winemaker for our new sparkling English wine, Ambriel to talk all things fizzy. Find out more at corneyandbarrow.com/...

The Tale of Champagne Delamotte

September 7, 2018

The Tale of Champagne Delamotte

“Tout dans ce vin est équilibre, force et grâce.” “This wine is an exercise in balance, power and grace” – Didier Depond, President Champagne Delamotte, Champagne Salon...

Spotlight: Champagne Salon

June 26, 2018

Spotlight: Champagne Salon

Last week, we launched the latest vintage of our Champagne Salon 2007. Here, we look at the story of the man behind this incredible brand. Creating Champagne Salon The story of Champagne Salon’s cr...

The wines we love…

February 9, 2018

The wines we love…

It’s that time of year again. Shopping arcades turn into a sea of red and pink, cute chubby teddy bears line up offering bouquets of heart-shaped chocolates, and panicked shoppers bolt around tr...

April 14, 2016

Diary Of A Vintage Champagne

The growing season got off to a slow start in Champagne, even in Le Mesnil-sur-Oger. For Champagne Salon, 2004 could have started better. Despite this, the crop looked so abundant, that the decision w...

April 9, 2016

The Soundtrack To Champagne Salon

Champagne Salon was founded by Eugène Aimé Salon in the roaring 20s. He was a bright young thing who made a small fortune in furs and had a taste for elegance. One thing he loved more than anything...

April 5, 2016

A Timeline of Salon’s 2004 Champagne Grapes

There isn’t much vintage champagne around. It accounts for only 1.6% of all champagne exports according to the CIVC (the regional body for Champagne). And it’s easy to forget that picking ...

March 9, 2016

The Rarest Champagne In The World

Champagne in 1920 was a very different prospect to what it is now. The region had lurched from one crisis to another. Grage growers had rioted in 1911 over the perceived racketeering of the large hou...

July 30, 2015

Why champagne is worth celebrating

Ah champagne. Lovely, bubbly, delicious, historic, prestigious, luxurious champagne. There is no substitute. Yes, of course we love Prosecco and other sparklers – especially English ones! But t...

March 13, 2015

Rule Britannia

On hearing that you work in the wine trade, a very frequent question posed is what is the best wine you have consumed? For me the answer has always been the same, it is not just about the wine, but ...

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